The 7 Best Johannesburg Pizzas

The 7 Best Pizzas In Johannesburg

Have a craving for the best Johannesburg pizzas? Consider this your DIY slice-by-slice guide to the tastiest pies in the city. Joburg 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 South Africa, 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…

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1. Franco’s Pizzeria & Trattoria

The founder Franco Forleo started making pizzas decades ago and you can taste the love and perfection in every single mouthful. You might as well be sitting in Italy eating this.

Franco’s Pizzeria & Trattoria in Johannesburg

2. Piza-e-Vino

World class hearty pizzas and a wine list that matches up with them perfectly. The ultimate place to come with a group of friends before a night out to enjoy some seriously good food.

Piza-e-Vino in Johannesburg

3. Cafe Picobella Trattoria

This cosy Trattoria serves a range of baked goods and Italian foods but you should focus on getting a seat on the terrace, ordering a pizza with a glass of red wine and forgetting about any problems that you might have. Simply delicious.

Cafe Picobella Trattoria Pizzas

4. Satori Family Restaurant

This local Italian restaurant in the heart of Linden has been a neighbourhood favourite for years, and we can see why. Toppings range from classic salami and mozzarella to a bacon and banana pie or short rib.

P.S. You can also order any pizza as a calzone.

Satori Family Restaurant Pizzeria

5. Coalition

Coalition is Joburg’s original Neapolitan-style pizzeria, serving up amazing wood-fired pies with the tastiest toppings. Classic pizzas include the Holtini (Coppa ham, thyme, mushrooms and parsley) or can change it up with a white pizza topped with truffle oil and porcini.

Coalition pizzas in Johannesburg

6. Jamie’s Italian

The world famous chef serves up a whole range of Italian food with the very best ingredients imported from all over the world. His pizzas ooze quality and are the perfect size to not leave you in a food coma but feeling perfectly satisfied.

Jamie’s Italian Pizzas

7. Lupa Osteria

This a classy-yet-cosy restaurant with delicious wood-fired pizza that’s made using only imported Italian flour. Can’t choose which tempting pizza to order? Get the Sophie Bear: bacon, gorgonzola, caramelised onions and rocket.

Lupa Osteria Pizzeria

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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