While there are many things around the world that we could spend hours arguing about, there is one thing that the vast majority of the world agree on: that without a doubt, pizza is one of the world’s tastiest dishes. Luckily, pizza in Spain is seriously tasty.
It might not be the first thing you think of when craving a bite to eat here (hellooo tapas!), but there’s some great pizza joints to explore. We’ve rounded up our picks of the very best…
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Blink when walking past and you would miss this restaurant – it’s inside a converted garage. Inside you’ll find some of the most modern, progressive cooking in Barcelona and a pizza that gets better every single time you try it.
When first walking into this simple restaurant ,you’d have no idea that you were about to get a pizza of such tremendous quality. Oozing with flavour and served by passionate and friendly staff who make this a wonderful foodie experience.
This is what happens when one of the most important brewers in Spain joins forces with the best craft beer shop in Madrid; adding world class pizza to the mix. The perfect combination and the sort of place you will never want to leave.
What’s better than eating amazing pizza on a beautiful island? It’s tough to beat this spot when it comes to the best pizza in Spain. The key here is that the standard never dips; every single pizza is as wonderfully glorious as the last.
Dig into delicious Neapolitan pizzas at this amazing vegan pizzeria. Their pizza is 100% plant based which is hard to believe when you look at it and taste it. You are not missing out in any way whatsoever with this meal; if anything, the clean taste and texture is even better than normal pizza.
This cosy backstreet pizzeria is all about mini-pizzas, so you can try lots of different toppings. Their wood burning oven is able to reach higher temperatures than the average pizza oven, which means every pizza turned out by Burrata unbelievably tasty.
There’s two locations in the city that are both small but bustling, with an electric atmosphere. Their pizzas are simple and perfect in terms of the base and finished off with their wonderful fresh toppings. Add in a glass of wine from the great wine list and you’ll be in heaven.
This ingredient-driven craft pizzeria in Bilbao fires out beautifully blackened thin crust pies in a very pretty setting. Demaio is home of great Italian food including pastas, but it is the pizza that is the star of the show. Their big fluffy crusts are full of air and wonderfully crunchy and chewy at the same time.
Pizza Pazza is a traditional Italian Pizzeria opened in 2003 by the Calabrian brothers Luca and Corrado Ample street. They make traditional pizzas with wonderfully fresh Italian ingredients that they also sell in their food store. There’s always a buzz in this restaurant and it’s a solid place for a takeaway pizza to eat al fresco as well.
This super restaurant serves delicious Neapolitan pizzas that outshine others on the island thanks to the attention to high quality toppings, extra virgin olive oil and premium flour. The result? A simply stunning pizza.
A proper Italian restaurant in every sense of the word, right in the middle of Madrid. They serve wonderful pasta that is seriously tempting but once you smell that wood-burning oven you can’t think of anything else. Make sure to save some room for dessert – it’s the perfect end to a great meal.
L’Oca is a charming trattoria-style restaurant in popular Santa Cruz neighbourhood. It’s run by a family from central Italy so you can be sure they serve up only the best. It will transport you to the sun drenched squares of Italy, where pizza has charcoal crusts and bursts with flavour.
One of the oldest and most traditional pizzerias in the city, there is a reason they have been around for so long: they keep things simple and create world class pizzas. You smell the wood-fired oven as soon as you walk in the door, so you’ll be licking your lips as you see the huge pizzas wizzing past you as you wait for yours.
Easily one of the best pizzas in Madrid, if not indeed the whole country. Their secret? They say it’s all about sourcing only the very freshest ingredients and not sacrificing on quality at any stage. A wonderful bright room with a great wine list; a Madrid pizza experience not to be missed.
It’s all about the homemade dough and amazingly fresh ingredients at this Malaga pizzeria. They make their own dough to be incredibly light and airy, so much so that it could lift up and float away from the table at any moment. Their toppings are original, unique and exciting.
Love Neapolitan pizza? You’ll love Spacca Napoli. It brings traditional wood-fired Neapolitan pizza with chewy crusts, rich tomato sauce and perfectly placed chunks of mozzarella that melts in your mouth.
Raviolina is dedicated to making only the best and most authentic Neapolitan pizza possible, so you’ll find amazing pies from a traditional wood-fired oven. It’s a beauty of pizza of pure, natural taste with Italian San Marzano tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and extra virgin olive oil.
The main idea of Frankie’s pizza is to promote artisan producers from Italy and Spain who distill, age, cure, macerate, rest, ferment and manufacture raw ingredients into the best possible end product. True foodie champions. Their pizzas are superbly fresh and when combined with one of their lovely craft beers a super treat.
Il Segreto Di Pulcinella serves amazing Italian fare, with the best seasonal ingredients; the cheese literally melts in your mouth. The pizzas are light and airy and don’t leave you bloated. The dream. The beautiful island setting is the cherry on top.
Think you can’t find authentic NYC-style slices in Spain? Think again. This casual pizza joint in Seville is your new go-to. Their perfectly greasy, cheesy slices are like devouring a slice of paradise. Every single time you eat one it just seems to taste better and better.
La Piccola Stanza’s pizzas are baked in a wood-fired, domed oven at 485°C for no more than 60 to 90 seconds. The crusts are crispy and the base the perfect thickness, with great toppings. Perfection that’s one of the best places for pizza in Spain.
Pizza Circus takes authentic Italian cuisine to a whole new level. They cook with a great respect for tradition, and use only the freshest produce which is the key to their success. Get the pizza to go in a box and get ready for a huge feast on some of the best pizza in Spain.
22.2 Pizza al Taglio specialises in (as the name suggests!), Roman-style rectangle slices that they cut to order. Traditional Roman-style pizza is thicker than Neapolitan, cooked in a square shape and served in slices eaten on the go.
Luna Rossa make classic Neapolitan-style pizzas, which is good of not better as any you’ll find in the city. The restaurant is super cosy (so make sure to book) and has been run for over 25 years by two sisters. The pizza couldn’t be any more authentic if you had it in Naples itself. World class.
“Buon Appetito” literally means “enjoy your meal”, which we guarantee you will at this cosy spot. The restaurant pays homage to the most traditional and authentic Italian cuisine. From wonderful pastas and grilled meats to risotto and rich desserts they have it all.
To come and not try some of the best pizza in Spain though would be a huge shame. Delicious.