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The 50 Best Pizzas in the World

Wondering exactly where is the world’s best pizza? After rating pies in Australia, Europe, America, Canada and dozens of other countries and cities around the globe, we’ve compiled the official list of the best pizza in the world.

While there are many things around the world that we could argue about, there is one thing that the vast majority of the world agree on: that without a doubt is pizza, one of the world’s tastiest dishes. We’ve updated our annual list for 2020, keeping in mind places open for takeout as well as dine-in.

Following up on our 2019 ranking, we’ve further scoured the globe and listened to our audience to craft the brand new list of the Best Pizzas in the World in 2020.

The World’s Best Pizza: 2020

Here’s a snapshot of where you’ll find the best pizzas in the world; read on for the Top 10…

  • L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele, Naples
  • The Good Son, . Toronto
  • Bæst, Copenhagen
  • Pizza Fabbrica, Singapore
  • PI, Dublin
  • Animaletto Pizza Bar, Bucharest
  • Pizza e Mozzarella Bar, Adelaide

All you need to do now is grab a mate and start working your way through the list, one delicious mouth-watering pizza at a time… What better excuse than that to visit some of the best pizza cities in the world? All you can eat pizza anyone?

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50th. Lilla Napoli has the Best Pizza in Falkenberg, Sweden

Currently open for: Dine-in· Takeaway

This small, quirky restaurant with a a cute terrace is a surprising yet wonderful place to eat pizza and have a glass of red wine. The key here is that the standard never dips; every single pizza is as wonderfully glorious as the last.

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49th. Figidini has the Best Pizza in Rhode Island, USA

Currently open for: Dine-in· Takeaway

Figidini offers authentic Neapolitian pizza. The stylish restaurant is owned by chef Frankie Cecchinelli, who grew up making Italian pizzas in his family restaurants, and his wife Kara. The wood fired oven and wood fire grill are in pride of place in the open kitchen, so you can watch all the action.

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48th. Mother has the Best Pizza in Copenhagen, Denmark

Currently open for: Dine-in· Takeaway

Their pizza is “a thin base with a puffed-up pillowy edge, blistered from the intense heat of the wood-fired oven. The centre remains a little soft. The Neapolitan way of eating a slice into fold or roll it”. For an added bonus try their vegetable antipasti to start, you won’t regret it.

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47th. Motorino has the Best Pizza in Hong Kong

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

This stylish pizzeria with two HK locations does perfectly thin and crispy pizzas, with a range of gourmet toppings. Controversial, but the Brussel Sprout pizza is a must-try: Fior Di Latte, Brussels Sprouts, Pancetta, Garlic and Pecorino.

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46th. Paesano Pizza has the Best Pizza in Glasgow, Scotland

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

Cooked in artisan built wood fired ovens brought over from Naples, their Pizzaiolos take pride in making all pies to pizza Napoletana standard. Their pizza dough is a hybrid yeast and sourdough, proofed for over 48 hours which tastes absolutely fantastic.

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45th. Burrata Restaurant has the Best Pizza in Cape Town, South Africa

  • Currently open for: · Takeaway

Burrata’s attention to detail is also the focal point of the restaurant. The pizza oven was hand built by a third-generation family-owned business in Naples. This oven is able to reach higher temperatures than the average pizza oven, which means every pizza turned out by Burrata unbelievably tasty. Probably the most authentic Italian style pizza in the country.

44th. Proof Pizza + Wine has the Best Pizza in Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

Proper wood fired pizza with the oven bringing vibrancy and a wonderful smell to the whole room as soon as you walk in the door. Take into account their a great wine list and this is the sort of place that you’ll never want to leave.

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43rd. Pizzium Via Procaccini has the Best Pizza in Milan, Italy

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

A multi-award winning spot that’s always in the news as being one of the very best pizza spots, not just in Milan but in the entire country. It’s always busy so get in early to secure a table.

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42nd. Pizzeria Montana has the Best Pizza in Frankfurt, Germany

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway

A modern room based on pop art, with one of the best ovens you’ll ever see (it looks like a giant emoji). Despite all the jazzy design touches rest assured that the pizza is right up there with the very best in Europe.

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41st. Imilla Alzada – La Paz, Bolivia

This place proves why La Paz is such an incredible foodie destination. Imilla Alzada consistently serves amazing, Neapolitan-style pizza with a modern twist. Think sliced cucumbers, homemade pesto and silky cheese.

They also have a great range of craft beer – perfect for washing down that dough.

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40th. Gazzo has the Best Pizza in Berlin, Germany

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway

Gazzo is a sourdough craft-pizza restaurant in Neukölln who believe in sourcing artisanal produce – local when available, but always delicious, sustainable and natural. The end result is a unique blend of German precision with Italian flair. An absolute joy of a restaurant.

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39th. Basilicó has the Best Pizza in Bratislava, Slovakia

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

A home of great Italian food including pastas and a wonderful steak but it is the pizza that is the star of the show. Their big fluffy crusts are full of air and wonderfully crunchy and chewy at the same time.

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38th. Emma has the Best Pizza in Rome, Italy

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway

This upscale Roman restaurant serves delicious thin crust pizzas that outshine others in the city thanks to the attention to high quality toppings sourced from local delis, extra virgin olive oil and premium flour. The result? A simply stunning pizza.

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37th. Diavola has the Best Pizza in Indiana, USA

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

Devil by name, but absolute heaven by flavour. Diavola will transport you to the sun drenched squares of Italy, where pizza has charcoal crusts and bursts with flavour. One of the world’s best pizza spots.

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36th. Pizza Studio Tamaki has the Best Pizza in Tokyo, Japan

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway

A special sort of ‘Tokyo Neapolitan’ style pizza, the dough here is extra fine and pizzas fired up in a Japanese cedar wood oven. If you’re lucky enough to grab one of the few seats at Pizza Studio Tamaki, be sure to order the simple Marinara. Perfection.

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35th. nNea Pizza has the Best Pizza in Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in

They make their own dough to be incredibly light and airy, so much so that it could lift up and float away from the table at any moment. Their toppings are original, unique and exciting and terrific service and gorgeous room are just the cherry on top.

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34th. Gino’s Brick Oven Pizza – Manila, Philippines

Their pizzas are cooked in a traditional Italian-style with dough that has been baked in house and proves for at least a day.

They then cook the pizza within a couple of minutes at 400C which results in a perfect crust. The toppings are what really bring their pizzas alive. Never a dull meal in here.

33rd. Made of Dough has the Best Pizza in London, England

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

They have four small locations around the capital and have been voted the best pizza in London not once, but twice . Their happy returning customers tell you all you need to know.

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32nd. Daddy Greens Pizzabar – Helsinki, Finland

Their organic pizza dough is a hybrid NYC/Neapolitan crust but everything that they do, including their pristine oven, is with their heart in Naples. The end result as they say themselves is “extremely tender, crispy and chewy, with a unique sour and smoky flavour that comes from cooking at an extremely high temperature.”

31st. Pepe in Grani has the Best Pizza in Caiazzo, Italy

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway

Famed pizzaiolo Franco Pepe’s place is always busy and never lets you down – considered by many to be one of the best pizzerias in the country. Toppings are locally sourced and often creative, with chickpeas, endive, figs and lardo all regular options.

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30th. Pizzeria I Masanielli – Caserta, Italy

For truly autentic Campania pizza, there’s no better place to visit than the province of Caserta. Situated just north of Naples, this sleepy garden-filled town is the personification of Southern Italy charm. And, when you get hungry, be sure to visit Pizzeria I Masanielli. Local ingredients are used to craft pizzas that are bursting with flavours you truly won’t find anywhere else but in the heart of Caserta Vecchia.

29th. Pizzeria Via Mercanti has the Best Pizza in Toronto, Canada

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

Pizzeria Via Mercanti brings traditional wood-fired Neapolitan pizza with chewy crusts, rich tomato sauce and perfectly placed chunks of mozzarella that melts in your mouth. Be sure to try their Ciambella Ripena; a pizza margherita with stuffed crust of ricotta, hot soppressata and black pepper.

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28th. Rossovivo has the Best Pizza in Dubai, UAE

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

Rossovivo are dedicated to making only the best and most authentic Neapolitan pizza possible, so you’ll find an award winning pizza chef from Naples and a traditional woodfired oven.  The dough is leavened for 12-24 hours making it light, fluffy, and crispy . One of the world’s best pizza restaurants.

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27th. Gustapizza has the Best Pizza in Florence, Italy

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

With so many great pizzas to choose from in Italy, it can be hard to know where to start. Our suggestion is to start right here in Florence. Take the pizza to go in a box and sit along the river people watching and admiring this wonderful city while eating one of the best pizzas in Europe.

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26th. Pizza Nuova has the Best Pizza in Prague, Czech Republic

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

They stick to the very best by creating a Neapolitan pizza of pure, natural taste with Italian San Marzano tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella and extra virgin olive oil. Why complicate things when a dish is this perfect? A textbook perfect pizza. When it comes to the world’s best pizza restaurants this is right up there.

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25th. Bráz Pizzaria has the Best Pizza in São Paulo, Brazil

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

With 20 years of history and five locations in São Paulo, this reliable pizzeria uses only the best ingredients from Italy. The crusts are crispy and the base the perfect thickness, while toppings range from classic Italian to Brazilian-inspired.

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24th. Pizza e Mozzarella Bar has the Best Pizza in Adelaide, Australia

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

They serve the rustic Southern Italian fare here, with the best seasonal ingredients; the cheese literally melts in your mouth. The pizzas are light and airy and don’t leave you bloated. The dream.

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23rd. PI has the Best Pizza in Dublin, Ireland

  • Currently open for: Curbside pickup

Just a short walk from Dublin Castle, you’ll likely find PI by way of your nose, which will follow the delicious aroma of the pizzas here to bring you home. As “wood fired pizza fundamentalists,” the folks here know a thing or two about baking their pies to straight up perfection. The crust is bubbly and fluffy and the ooey-gooey cheese centre is cooked straight through. Add a craft beer to your order and settle in for something great.

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22nd. Malafemmena – Berlin, Germany

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway

There’s no ifs and or buts about it; Malafemmena serves some of the best pizzas in Europe and that’s that. Seriously, one bite and you’ll be convereted into a fan for life, too. In bufala they trust, and we do too. They know how to perfectly balance out delicious mozzarella di bufala with their puffy crust. Each pizza is served with the perfect amount of sauce to toppings ratio, making it a sheer delight to devour.

21st. Paulie Gee’s – Greenpoint, Brooklyn

They usually don’t do delivery, take out or accept bookings and that’s all for a very good reason. Their pies are best straight out of the oven, eaten within seconds. But you can now pick ’em up fresh from the store to eat outside – quickly! Perfectly charred crusts with world class fresh toppings make this one of the very best pizzas in the country.

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20th. Razza has the Best Pizza in New Jersey, USA

  • Currently open for: Curbside pickup

Razza is SO goddamn good that even loyal pizza fans from New York city will pop over on the Path train just to get one of these pies. When it comes to the world’s best pizza this is right up there.

They use only local ingredients, including housemade cheeses and specially-bred hazelnuts. Crusts are old-school Italian, AKA perfectly charred, chewy and made with passion.

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19th. Louie Louie has the Best Pizza in Paris, France

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

The French are among the best chefs in the world and although they can’t claim to have invented the pizza, they do add some amazing touches to the traditional dish. Nowhere more so than in Louie Louie with their imaginative and fresh toppings, with amazing ingredients at the core of what they do.

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18th. Animaletto Pizza Bar has the Best Pizza in Bucharest, Romania

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

A stripped back room that is always absolutely buzzing at both lunch time and in the evenings. They have single-handedly been responsible for setting a whole new standard for pizza in Romania. One of the world’s best pizza joints.

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17th. Via Napoli has the Best Pizza in Sydney, Australia 

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

Owner Luigi brought his traditional pizza making experience from Naples all the way to sunny Sydney, and oh-boy are we glad he made the move. Pizzas at Via Napoli are baked in a wood-fired, domed oven at 485°C for no more than 60 to 90 seconds. Perfection.

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16th. Rudy’s Pizza has the Best Pizza in Manchester, England

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

Many regard Rudy’s Pizza as the best pizza in England: talk to serious pizza connoisseurs and they’ll tell you it’s as good as anything you’ll ever taste.  They’ve moved onto their second premises in Manchester on Peter Street and also expanded to Liverpool. None of the quality is lost as they grow, which is a real testimony to their excellence.

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15th. Farina has the Best Pizza in Auckland, New Zealand

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

The place was designed and created for Sergio Maglione – of Toto Restaurant and Toto Pizza by the metre fame – to show off his genuine Italian street food, homemade pasta and Napolitano wood fired pizza in funky modern surroundings. Many say this is the best New Zealand pizza and it would be hard to argue with them.

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14th. Pizza Fabbrica has the Best Pizza in Singapore

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

Fabbrica takes authentic Italian cuisine to a whole new level. They cook with a great respect for tradition, and use only the freshest produce which is the key to their success. The star is the copper wood-fired oven, which turns out the tastiest pizzas you can ever imagine.

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13th. Pizza Pilgrims – London, England

Expect nothing less than mouthwatering slow proved Neapolitan pizza here. After sourcing only the finest ingredients straight from Italy, Pizza Pilgrims carefully crafts some of the best pizzas in Europe. They stick to tradition and pay attention to the crust. How do you know it’s the real deal? They took an actual pilgrimage throughout Italy to learn the age-old secrets needed to craft pizza of this quality.

12th. Di Fara Pizza has the Best Pizza in New York, USA

  • Currently open for: Takeaway

Domenico De Marco, or “Dom”, opened Di Fara Pizza in 1965 after emigrating to Brooklyn from the Province of Caserta in Italy. Many of the ingredients come straight from Italy and the master himself can still be seen cooking pizzas at 83 years of age. This is what truly great food heritage is all about.

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11th. Gino Sorbillo has the Best Pizza in Naples, Italy

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

The great Gino Sorbillo has locations in Naples, Milan and New York, so you’re never too far away from one of these simply perfect charred Neapolitan pizzas. Pizza toppings are designed around 10 Italian regions, so you can taste the speciality ingredients from across the country.

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10th. Kalò di Ciro Salvo – London, England

Hailed as the Master of Dough, Ciro Salvo is a third-generation pizzamaker who’s truly revolutionised modern Italian food and pizza in Europe. The original location of 50 Kalò in Naples is one of only six pizzerias to have been included in Italy’s Michelin Guide. And, you can visit either there or in London to experience the tasty adventure that is devouring a Ciro Salvo pizza. From the dough to the sauce, it’s simply perfect.

9th. La Svolta has the Best Pizza in Melbourne, Australia

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

Set up by two best friends from Italy, La Svolta is one of only a handful of pizzerias in Australia that holds an Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana (AVPN) Accreditation. This is how pizza should taste.

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8th. Del Popolo has the Best Pizza in San Francisco, USA

  • Currently open for: Takeaway· No-contact delivery

Del Popolo launched as a mobile pizzeria in May of 2012, churning out Neapolitan-inspired pizza, and is now in its permanent home at lower Nob Hill.  Beautiful bubbles of charred spots add extra flavour and the toppings are simply perfect.

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7th. Via Tevere Pizzeria – Vancouver

In true Neapolitan style, the pizza crust on the pies at Via Tevere Pizzeria is lightly charred, slightly chewy, and soft in the centre. With owners spending countless childhood summers in Naples, the folk here really know good pizza. The restaurant is also a member of the Associazione Vera Pizza Napoletana (AVPN), which is testimony to its authenticity.

6th. Bæst has the Best Pizza in Copenhagen, Denmark

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· No-contact delivery

You know it’s the real deal here because they have their own farm that has a focus on organic meats & high quality produce as well as their own salumeria and micro-dairy – instead of importing mozzarella, they make it themselves with the best raw milk.

This place is taking pizzas to whole new levels.

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5th. Frank Pepe – Connecticut, USA

  • Currently open for: Takeaway· No-contact delivery

As the oldest pizza parlour in Connecticut, Pepe’s was founded in 1925 and is still family-owned. Their White Clam pizza is famous country-wide and has topped many a list of the best pizza in the States.

With fresh littleneck clams and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano, it’s a beauty.

4th. Starita has the Best Pizza in Naples, Italy

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

With three locations in Italy and one in New York, Starita is a popular pizzeria that constantly wins awards for its incredible pizza. Your first choice should be its Naples location, where the lines are long but the pizzas 100% worth the wait.

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3rd. 400 Gradi has the Best Pizza in Brunswick, Australia

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Curbside pickup

Owner Johnny was crowned the World Pizza Champion at the 2014 Campionato Mondiale Della Pizza in Italy, the first Australian to have ever won. One bite of their Portofino pizza with San Marzano tomato, fior di latte, cherry tomatoes, marinated garlic, chilli and oregano prawns and you’ll be smitten.

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2nd. The Good Son has the Best Pizza in Toronto, Canada

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway

This cosy neighbourhood restaurant does a lot of things very, very well, but it’s the pizza that stands out for us. Go for indulgent toppings of Smoked Pork Cheek, Roasted Pineapple and Scotch Bonnet for a real flavour boost.

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1st. L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele has the Best Pizza in Naples, Italy

  • Currently open for:  Dine-in· Takeaway· Delivery

Talk to anybody who has been here or read the reviews and you’ll see plenty of people calling it the best pizza they’ve eaten in their lives. The queues are always long, but the atmosphere among fellow customers waiting is buzzing, because everybody knows this is close to a religious experience. If you thought you were happy waiting you should see how happy you are leaving.

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