This article has been updated for 2021.
We went on the hunt for the best pizzas in Taiwan, because this is one global dish that’s loved everywhere. With an incredible food scene, Taiwan is no different and has some amazing pizzerias to check out. There are some incredible restaurants, takeaway joints and simple slices being served all across the county so we wanted to pick the 25 best.
Although this is a country that has a wonderfully diverse culinary scene with lots of local offerings they have also embraced pizzas with great gusto.
So if you are planning on spending some time in Taiwan or happen to live there, these are the 25 pizzas you simply have to try…
Best Pizzas in Taiwan in 2020
The wonderful taste of their pizzas comes from the wood-fired oven, which is the beating heart of the restaurant. It create a perfectly crisp base, and with classic toppings this is a pizza that ticks every single box.
Add in some great craft beers and friendly service and this is the sort of place you won’t want to leave in a hurry.
Taiwan is just about as far away on a map as you can get from Italy, but when sitting here eating a pizza you might as well be in Naples.
They keep things super classical so you really don’t need to overdo the toppings, because the pizzas themselves are absolutely world class.
What makes their pizzas so good is a combination of really good dough and their huge range of great toppings. Which to choose? Hint: their seafood pie is one of the great pleasures in life.
An ideal place to come with friends or family to start a night out with some great drinks options and super friendly staff.
They serve up New York-style pizzas which come either by the slice or as a whole pie and are loaded with flavour.
The crust is thin and crispy and although they have some superb toppings, the classic pepperoni is hard to ignore.
Antico Forno is a must-visit for some of the best pizza in Taipei.
It’s all about the quality toppings here: creamy burrata cheese, smoked mozzarella or homemade sausage. For a real treat be sure to order the Tartufo Milano: truffle sausage, mushrooms, truffle paste, fresh black truffle and mozzarella.
SPASSO is classic Italian restaurant where they serve up pasta that is as good as anything you’ll find in Italy, but you simply have to try the pizza when here.
The ideal way to eat is to come and share with friends so you get to taste several of the dishes. They have their own selection of pizzas, or you can make your own from scratch.
When an establishment has been making pizzas for more than 30 years, you know they are doing something right. 8818 Pizza seems to get better by the day.
They have a great delivery service which will bring one of their piping hot and delicious pies to your door within minutes. The sort of pizza that you will be dreaming about for weeks after eating it.
Zoca Pizzeria is a wonderful Italian restaurant that has a great selection of traditional dishes, but take our advice and focus in on the pizza.
The bases are nice and crisp and come with classic toppings. Along with great service, this is not a place you are going to want to miss.
A lovely little restaurant that features on all the fundamentals of Italian cooking and nail it with every single dish they produce. Their big bowls of pasta are comforting and truly authentic as are the pies.
Huge puffy crusts are achieved by creating a dough that proves for over 24 hours and is then cooked within 2 minutes in a piping hot oven. Divine!
Bite 2 Eat is an ideal place to come with a group of friends for a night out with great food and drinks. Their menu features a whole host of great food including chicken wings, and pasta dishes that are to die for.
The pies themselves are the ideal size and have a medium crust with some delicious and original toppings.
This is a tiny venue where they crank out great pizzas that you can have to sit in, or like most people do, to takeaway. If you are lucky enough to get a seat by the oven, you can watch their chefs tossing the dough and making the pizzas fresh.
The crusts are thin and crispy but what really sets them apart are their fresh toppings which they put huge emphasis on sourcing.
Their pizzas take pride of place on the menu alongside some great desserts. In short, this is the sort of place to come and really treat yourself.
The dough is made very traditionally and proved for 24 hours before being cooked at super high temperatures in under two minutes. World-class pizza.
It looks like a small Italian restaurant from the outside, but as soon as you step inside you will see their menu packs a big punch. They have a range of great meat dishes, pastas and salads but the pizzas reign supreme.
They come served on a medium sized crust and their super original list of toppings means you will be coming back on a regular basis.
This small chain has locations across the country that serve up a range of treats that are ideal for cheat meal days. You’ll find a great mac and cheese on the menu, but the real star of the show is the pizza which is loaded with cheese and toppings.
They also deliver, but the best bet is to come to one of their venues and get the pizzas while they are still piping hot.
A pizzeria that serves up classic Italian-style pizzas that win awards on a regular basis. They prove their dough for a day to achieve their signature large puffy crusts and import some of the best ingredients for that unique and classic taste.
Life really doesn’t get much better than sitting here eating one of their pies.
The sort of place where you come to really treat yourself. Not only are their pies fantastic, but they also have amazing desserts that are the perfect way to round off any meal.
The pizza toppings are super imaginative, so there are plenty of reasons to come back for repeat visits.
Maryjane’s serves a Napoli inspired pizza with New York influences, resulting in creative toppings. There’s over 30 types of pizza to choose from or you can make your own. But with creations such as ‘The Maryjane’ with homemade pesto sauce with a serious helping of mushrooms, why bother?
Finish off with their chocolate and marshmallows smores covered pizza for dessert.
Oya Pizza keep things simple with their signature pies. It’s a classic Neapolitan pizza where they absolutely nail everything from the big puffy crusts through to the rich tomato sauce.
The mozzarella is always on point; with the ingredients being this good you can keep the toppings super simple.
The sort of place your will want to visit if you have a serious appetite. The pizzas are so big that you will want to bring a couple of friends to help finish them.
They call it monster pizza for a reason, too. They’re big! The pies are cut into small pieces which are ideal for sharing in bite sized pieces. You can also half the pizza up into the toppings that you choose.
Don’t let the fact that this is a tiny little hole in the wall outlet fool you into thinking that this is some ordinary pizza. Far from it. They create pies here that are as good as any other pizzas in Taiwan.
The crusts are huge and puffy and filled full of air, which when combined with the rich tomato sauce and molten melting cheese is the absolute dream.
Pizzeria Oggi was the first pizza shop in Taiwan to obtain the Italian Napoli Pizza Association certification, so you can be sure of authentic Neapolitan pies here. They cook with a great respect for tradition, and use only the freshest produce which is the key to their success.
They serve their pizzas in a classic Italian style with their wonderful crust being created by hitting an oven at 800F and cooking for only two minutes. You’ll enjoy the perfect, authentic char on the dough.
Add in some super traditional toppings and you will be sitting there eating every slice already planning your next visit.
Looking for a semi-healthy pizza, we can promise it’s super diet-friendly but the Pizza from Faust is known for its healthy approach. They offer a light and less greasy option than the average traditional pie. They also specialise in German craft beers, so make sure to grab one when getting your next slice.
BANCO is all about authentic Neapolitan pies, cooking them to perfection in a wood-fired oven. Beautiful bubbles of charred spots add extra flavour and the toppings are simply perfect. This place is taking pizzas to whole new levels.
The focus on online ordering and have a huge range of toppings and exiting combinations to choose from. The sort of pizza that is perfect for the big game or a movie night in with friends.
The portions are big and service speedy. A pizza company that never lets you down.