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The 25 Best Pizzas In Denmark

Have a craving for the best pizza in Denmark? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the country. Whether you’re a local looking for new food spots or just here for a few days while you’re visiting, 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 best places for pizza…

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25th. San Giovanni – Aalborg

This traditional trattoria excels when it comes to authentic pizzas that wouldn’t be out of place in Naples. As well as regular creations on the menu, there’s also a monthly special with new toppings to try.

The house’s wine cellar “La Cantina” is a star in itself with more than 350 vintages from top Italian wineries.

24th. Restaurant Cooks –  Holstebro

This stylish restaurant in Holstebro serves up juicy steaks, tapas and crispy pizzas. The bases are thing and crispy and come with a large selection of delicious toppings. There are lot of other great items on the menu, but it is hard to look past the pizza.

As well as traditional Italian toppings, you can go for Danish classics such as döner kebab pizza.

23rd. Elika Pizza – Aalborg

Elika’s pizzas have the thinnest base you could imagine, which makes them perfect for folding in half and jamming into your mouth.

The perfect rich tomato sauce combined with loads of cheese make this a treat meal you’ll be thinking about for days after eating it. Easily one of the best spots for pizza in Denmark.

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22nd. Lalucci La Pizzeria Costa D’hellerup – Hellerup

Locals and visitors alike flock to Lalucci for its tempting range of vegan and gluten-free pizza options. They load the centre up with toppings to create a pizza that is absolutely bursting with flavour through every single mouthful.

The result? A delicious pizza, every single time.

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21st. ILD.PIZZA – Skejby – Aarhus

ILD’s pizzas are super authentic and stick to the principles of Neapolitan cooking so tightly that you could easily be sitting in Naples when eating here.

It’s all about the dough, which they prove for over a day in advance, resulting in that perfect springy and spongey crust. Grab one to go and you’ll see what we mean… Absolute world-class perfection.

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20th. Mackie’s Pizza & Cantina – Aarhus

Mackie’s Pizza is a longstanding spot in Aarhus serving up American-style eats, including droolworthy pizza. There’s a huge 26 different pies to choose from, ranging from classic ham and cheese to a seafood pizza with shrimp, smoked salmon, crab and mussels.

Along with great service this is not a place you are going to want to miss.

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19th. Behov Pizza – Copenhagen

Behov Pizza in the Nordvest neighbourhood is a tasty hidden gem when it comes to the best pizza in Denmark. The key here is the combination of seriously good dough, a rich tomato sauce and some seriously high quality ingredients.

With pizza this good you really don’t need to overcomplicate the toppings.

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18th. Vø Pizza Bar – Thisted

VØ Pizza Bar is super passionate about their pizzas, and how they make them: they use only local ingredients from nearby butchers and they worked with the local bakery to create the perfect dough. The menu has some unique pizzas, too. Think: cod with lemon and wakame or steak with green asparagus and a garlicky butter.

17th. MADENITALY – Copenhagen

This vegan pizzeria goes above and beyond when it comes to flavour. The 100% vegan menu is made up of foods that are traditionally Italian,  yet with a special twist on them.

Their organic cashew cheese melts perfectly on the pies, with toppings such as truffle zest, almond cream and baked eggplant.

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16th. Pizza Propria – Aarhus

Pizza Propria aims to raise the quality level of pizza in Denmark, and we can safely say they’re succeeding. A wood-fired oven from Florence churns out their thin bases pies in under two minutes, just the way it should be done.

Classical toppings include fennel salami, buffalo ricotta, arugula and truffle oil. It’s a feast for the senses with every single bite.

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15th. Pizza Huset – Copenhagen

Pizza Huset sticks to authentic, traditional pizzas that’s been going strong since opening in the 1980s. Now? It’s still one of the best Copenhagen pizzas you’ll find in the city.

They use only the best mozzarella and fresh basil, with seasonal ingredients playing a strong part in the menu.

14th. Fratelli Pizzeria – Aarhus

With two locations in the city, it should come as no surprise that this place is popular for good reason. Thin, crispy and absolutely bursting with flavour this is one meal that you are seriously going to enjoy.

Plus, as well as the usual toppings, Fratelli Pizzeria offers a tasty selection of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free pizzas.

13th. Da Gallo Pizzeria – Copenhagen

Da Gallo Pizzeria takes Neapolitan pizzas in Denmark to a whole new level. Owner and chef Salvatore Gallo is from Naples, and cooks with a great respect for tradition, using only the freshest produce to produce pure quality.

The flour and tomatoes are imported directly from Naples, and there’s interesting pizzas with specialty ingredients such as braised pork cheeks and pistachio.

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12th. Rafael’s Ristorante – Kolding

Rafael’s is an authentic Italian Restaurant right in the heart of Kolding, using traditional methods of cooking, from making fresh pasta to baking the pizza in a wood-fired oven. You will be blown away by the pizzas here: they’re the real carby, cheesy deal.

Delicious toppings include Ventricina salami & beef salsiccia, or truffle oil.

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11th. Mamma’s Pizza – Esbjerg

Mamma’s Pizza has been serving up authentic, Italian food since opening in 1976 and are still a local favourite to this day. . Any business that is making pizza for half a century knows exactly what they are doing. Go for a classic or order the Vitella pizza with thinly sliced ​​veal, Grana Padano shavings and fresh basil for something different.

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10th. MaMeMi Pizzeria – Copenhagen

The pizzas here are crispy on the outside, yet soft inside, thanks to the pizza dough recipe, where it is provided with high moisture & left to rise for at least 48h.

It’s the unique toppings where MaMeMi Pizzeria shines: Poached egg, truffle fondue, asparagus and mushrooms, or pork cheek with caramelised red onions.

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9th. Marcantonio Trattoria – Pizzeria – Odense

They are known as one of the best places to eat great Italian food in the city and that includes pasta and meat dishes that are to die for. The key though, is to go for the pizza. The pies here are very traditional in style, with superb quality ingredients. This is a pizza that you are not going to forget in a hurry.

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8th. Pizzeria Made in Italy – Copenhagen

This delicious pizza is made with a special mix of of flours, which includes an ancient Egyptian grain for a soft and springy sourdough base. There’s an HUGE menu of pizzas to choose from, with over 40 different varieties.

But don’t worry. Pies this good taste amazing no matter which one you get.

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7th. UBN – Odense

UBN has plenty of exciting and delicious dishes on their menu, but their pizza is a must-order. A thin crunchy crust that comes absolutely loaded with gourmet toppings, and is served by some of the friendliest staff you’ll ever meet. Not to be missed when in the city.

Easily one of the best places for pizza in Denmark.

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6th. Torve-Hallen – Sonderborg

The food at Torve-Hallen is “Italian with a twist”, and you’ll soon understand what they mean when you try the pizza here. It’s all about the love and effort they put into their toppings here. As well as traditional pies, there’s creative options such as smoked salmon, lemon caviar, asparagus broccoli, sesame, wasabi and dill.

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5th. Neighbourhood – Copenhagen

Head to the hip Vesterbro district, where you’ll find this all organic gourmet pizza and cocktail bar and local hang-out, where vinyl tunes fill the air and the pizzas come firing out of the oven.

The pizza here is light, and most toppings are fresh salads: fresh, marinated or pickled vegetables, fresh cheeses, seafood or meats.

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4th. Frankie’s Pizza – Copenhagen

Their pizzas are made with a very traditional Italian base but where they really come into their own is with their innovative toppings. The menu is divided into sections from Old School classics, to High School pizza with goat cheese, potatoes, rosemary, garlic, bresaola, black truffle pesto and sea salt.

There’s four Copenhagen locations to choose from, so you’ll never be too far away from these amazing pies.

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3rd. Gorms – Aarhus

The menu offers creative and Nordic-inspired pizza which is easily some of the best you’ll taste in the country. We suggest you try a Gorm’s classic “Giro di Italia”, where you are served the best snacks, antipasti and gourmet pizzas from the menu, and the dishes keep on coming until you say stop!

Each location of Gorms (there’s several!) has its own speciality pie. The Aarhus restaurant’s pizza comes with air-dried pork, Jerusalem artichoke in gremolata, browned butter and hazel nuts.

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2nd. Mother – Copenhagen

Their pizza is “a thin base with a puffed-up pillowy edge, blistered from the intense heat of the wood-fired oven. The centre remains a little soft. The Neapolitan way of eating a slice into fold or roll it”. For an added bonus try their vegetable antipasti to start, you won’t regret it.

Once you taste one of their pizzas once you’ll be a fan for life.

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1st. Bæst – Copenhagen

You know it’s the real deal here because they have their own farm that has a focus on organic meats & high quality produce as well as their own salumeria and micro-dairy – instead of importing mozzarella, they make it themselves with the best raw milk.

This place is taking pizza in Denmark to whole new levels.

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Sarah Clayton-Lea

Co-founder of Big 7 Travel, Sarah created the company through her passion for championing the world's best food and travel experiences. Before her career in digital media, where she previously held roles such as Editor of Food&Wine Ireland, Sarah worked in the hospitality industry in Dublin and New York.

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