Have a craving for the best pizzas in Naples? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the city. Naples 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 Italy, 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 chargrilled dough at these seven best places for pizza…
Best pizzas in Naples
Talk to anybody who has been here or read the reviews and you’ll see plenty of people calling it the best pizza they’ve eaten in their lives. The queues are always long, but the atmosphere among fellow customers waiting is buzzing, because everybody knows this is close to a religious experience. If you thought you were happy waiting you should see how happy you are leaving.
With three locations in Italy and one in New York, Starita is a popular pizzeria that constantly wins awards for its incredible pizza. Your first choice should be its Naples location, where the lines are long but the pizzas 100% worth the wait.
The great Gino Sorbillo has locations in Naples, Milan and New York, so you’re never too far away from one of these simply perfect charred Neapolitan pizzas. Pizza toppings are designed around 10 Italian regions, so you can taste the speciality ingredients from across the country.
Pizzeria Carminiello began in 1910 as a small pizza cart that delivered the best pizzas all across the neighbourhood and is still going strong. They do all the classic toppings that make Naples pizza so goddamn amazing. Our top pick? The Ripienei, with prosciutto, mushrooms and onions.
Pizzeria Tutino is a typically old school pizza joint, with red checkered tablecloths and huge pies with charred crusts and oozing blobs of fresh mozzarella. Order a classic margherita – one of the cheapest you’ll find the city – and sit outside for a great view of people walking past.
This popular pizza place is owned by Ciro Salvo, who is the third generation of an ancient family of pizza makers. His research on super hydrated dough – the flour is processed with above-average water percentages – has made 50 Kalo pretty iconic.
The pizza menu changes with the seasons and has a key focus on local and artisan ingredients.
The expert pizzaioli here is super skilful when it comes to the pizza dough – making it fluffy and light. The crusts are perfectly chewy, too. For something different, get the Natalina. It’s topped with fried cod, escarole and capers.
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