Nothing beats a perfectly charred pizza, and it’s one of the ol’ reliable dishes that people seek out when arriving in a new city. So, good news then that the pizza in Winnipeg is incredible.
While we have the top places for pizza in Canada, these are the places to watch out for in Winnipeg…
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These gourmet woodfired pizzas are as good as you’ll find in any corner of Italy. Perfectly charred, chewy crusts and authentic Italian and fresh, local ingredients.
Simple pizza, done superbly. Vera Pizza is a no-fuss pizza joint where you’ll never leave disappointed by their fluffy pizza bases and piping hot toppings. Authentic and irresistible.
The Red Ember raises the roof when it comes to some of the best Winnipeg pizza. It started off as a hugely popular food truck, but you can now try their pies year-round at The Forks Market. The Classic with Zinn Farms Berkshire pepperoni, roasted Manitoba mushrooms, house-made Manitoba tomato sauce and mozzarella is a winner.
It’s all about the crust here, which they lather with garlic butter. A Little Pizza Heaven has four locations across Winnipeg so you’re never too far away from their heavenly (sorry!) pies. You can also make up your own calzone, which is over 1lbs of cheesy goodness.
Carbone is a stylish eatery with delicious pies that have creative toppings, such as charred pineapple, fig spread or roast pork loin. Their dough is handmade fresh daily and the crusts are wonderfully crispy. Along with their fresh toppings, this is as tasty as a pizza gets.
Santa Lucia Pizzeria & Bistro is probably the most popular spot in Winnipeg when it comes to pizza – you need to make a reservation in advance! 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.
Gondola is an institution when it comes to pizza in Winnipeg and has expanded all over the region since it first opened in 1964. Their super thin crust has earned them loyal fans.
Try the Perogy Pizza: it’s with Manitoba smoked farmer sausage, sautéed sweet white and red onions, special blend of mozzarella cheese, double smoked side bacon, aged cheddar cheese. Served with a side of sour cream for dipping.