Have a craving for the best Moscow pizza? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the city. Moscow actually has an incredible food and drink scene: burgers, cocktails and of course, coffee.
Whether you’re a local looking for new food spots or just here for a few days while you’re visiting Russia, this is one place where carb lovers will be safe and sound.
Put your game face on; get ready to eat your bodyweight in fresh cheese and dough at these seven best places for pizza…
Best pizzas in Moscow
Named after the traditional Roman pizza – crisp, light and baked in a stone oven – this large restaurant is a must-visit for a tasty Moscow pizza.
They have two locations in the city, which is great as you’ll never be too far away from these tasty slices. They use organic Italian flour for a light base and fresh imported toppings.
This is a unique Brooklyn-style pizza parlour that now has four locations in Moscow dut to its popularity. You can try a special version of American pizza with some interesting toppings.
Think: Peking duck, eggs, fennel seeds, nduja sausage, pistachios, lamb or artichokes. The result is a tasty pizza that never lets you down.
Il Forno bases all its pizzas around its authentic wood-burning oven which is pride of place in the restaurant. The pizzas here have a crispy thin base, with melted mozzarella cheese, high-quality olive oil and Italian tomato sauce.
Go for the burrata pizza or the super cheesy pear and blue cheese pie.
Dodo Pizza is a Russian pizza chain that’s hugely popular and consistently serves up droolworthy pies with a great selection of toppings.
If you’re really hungry, order the Cheeseburger Pizza. It comes with burger sauce, meat sauce bolognese, red onion , mozzarella , tomatoes and pickles.
This place sticks to Italian traditions for its amazing pizzas. There’s an open kitchen with a wood stove and an artisan menu of 20 traditional pizzas. The only hard thing is choosing just one!
The pizza dough – the most secret ingredient of their secret recipes – is made from several sorts of Italian original flour, natural water and aromatic olive oil. Perfection.
Luciano is the only restaurant in Russia with a certificate of Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana, so you know it’s good.
The delicious pizzas are cooked in under two minutes in a wood-fired oven, with indulgent toppings such as burrata, parmesan, black truffle and truffle oil.
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