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The 7 Best Pizzas In Shanghai

If you’re craving a cheesy slice of heavenly pizza goodness, don’t worry – there are a number of great spots to get a pizza in Shanghai. Whatever kind of pizza you’re craving, from Neapolitan-style to New York-style pizzas, you can find them and more in this city.

Check out the very best pizza parlours in Shanghai.

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1. Pizza Express

Pizza Express makes some of the better Italian-style pizzas in Shanghai. They make your classic pizzas as well as a few that are creative yet incredibly tasty.

Try their Trifolata Pizza, which comes with truffle oil, wild mushrooms, garlic and rosemary.

2. New York Style Pizza

Guess what kind of pizza they serve here? The pizzas at New York Style Pizza serves your favourite New York-style pizza either by the (large) slice or complete pie.

They really pad on the toppings here so you know you’ll get a hearty slice of pizza here.

3. Gemma

Gemma’s pizzas just might be some of the best in Shanghai because of their fresh ingredients that they frequently import. The pizzas here are Neapolitan-style meaning it’s cooked in a wood-fire oven and made to perfection.

Try their signature pie the Gemma Pizza here.

4. Mercato

Mercato is a fancy and upscale Italian restaurant that serves up some gourmet pizzas. They’re really known for just one pizza here and it is something you probably have never had in your life and includes black truffle.

The pizza to try here is their black truffle, raw farm egg and three cheese pizza. May not sound amazing but the taste is out of this world.

Mercato Shanghai

5. Nene

Nene is an Italian restaurant that offers a wide variety of pizzas including ones without tomato sauce. The pies here are thin and crusty and the topping selections are plentiful making this a great place to find a pizza you’re craving.

Try their tomato sauce-less White Pizza that comes with a variety of toppings.

Nene Pizza Shanghai

6. La Vite

La Vite is an affordable pizza shop in Shanghai that serves up some no-frills kind of pies. While focusing on just making more simple pizzas, La Vite leaves the complex and whacky pie creations to their competitors and just does the basic pies extremely well here.

Treat yourself to a classic Pepperoni Pizza at La Vite.

La Vite

7. Bella Napoli

Bella Napoli just might be the most well-known pizza shop in Shanghai because of the great variety here. With close to 20 pizzas to choose from, the pies here are made with fresh and authentic ingredients and lots of cheese.

You really can’t go wrong with any of their pies here so select one that suits your pizza cravings.

Bella Napoli Pizza

James Wan

Born and raised in Vancouver, Canada, James has always had an inquisitive nature and traveling is now his biggest passion. His biggest thrills are visiting places he's never been to and exploring different cultures. James counts Athens, Tokyo, and Rome as the top three places he's visited.

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