Best Pizzas in Gold Coast

The 7 Best Pizzas On The Gold Coast

This is a region that has an electric and vibrant culinary scene, so when it comes to Gold Coast pizzas, it doesn’t let the side down.

In fact, we’re gonna go so far as to say that the Gold Coast has some of the best pies in the country (watch out, Sydney.) We wanted to find the seven very best, including stone baked, single slices, classic Italian and New York-style.

So grab a friend and work up an appetite and start blasting your way through these incredible pizza joints all along the Gold Coast…

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1. Justin Lane – Burleigh Heads

This hip rooftop bar is many, many things – cocktail hotspot, snack bar and after-work hangout, but their pizzeria is where the real magic happens.

Bonus points for the fact they will even deliver a pizza to you via scooter – ideal for a laid-back picnic.

Pizzas Gold Coast

2. Double Zero – Broadbeach

Double Zero focuses on traditional Neapolitan wood-fired pizza which is cooked for 90 seconds in a blisteringly hot wood-fired oven. The result? Perfectly charred pies that have doughy crusts and plenty of sauce.

These are must-try pizzas on the Gold Coast.

Double Zero Pizza in Gold Coast

3. Bread and Butter – Kirra Beach

Bread and Butter serves up stoned baked pizzas, Spanish tapas, handmade gnocchi, and pasta, but it’s that delicious pizza that draws in the crowds. Usually it’s a tough gig convincing people to go with stone baked over wood-fired, but not here.

Homemade dough and creamy fior di latte make sure it’s irresistible.

Bread and Butter Pizzas

4. Francie’s – Coolangatta

Francie’s is easily one of the best Italian restaurants on the Gold Coast. You might not expect to find such a gem inside, but the wood-fired neo-Neapolitan-style pizzas are outstanding.

Funky names include Sage Against The Machine (buttery sage with pancetta) and the Fennel Countdown (pork sausage with chilli).

Francie's Pizzeria in Gold Coast

5. Balboa Italian – Palm Beach

This glamourous indoor/outdoor restaurant serves up some amazing traditional Italian cuisine, and their pizzas are one of the best in the Gold Coast.

If you’re adventurous our pick is the Pizza Bianche Pollo, caramelised pears, chicken, fontina, thyme, mozzarella and balsamic! Yum

6. Goccia Italian Pizzeria – Mermaid Beach

Locals of Mermaid Beach get all the luck, eh? Goccia is an exceptional Italian pizzeria that’s basically right on the beach, with fresh dough blending with the sea breeze.

Choose from 12 tomato base pies, six white or one calzone. Or, if you’re starving, get the Panara Pizza – which measures a hefty 50cm and comes with your choice of three flavours.

Goccia Italian Pizzeria

7. Salt Meats Cheese – Surfers Paradise

This Sydney-born restaurant has a cult following, and now has several buzzing pizza locations across the country.  Trying to choose from the tempting menu can be tough, but you can count on every pizza being made with the house-made dough and cooked to a crispy perfection.

Salt Meats Cheese Pizza in Gold Coast

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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