Toronto’s pizza scene is a wicked blend of culture, technique and flavour which did not make comprising this list an easy task. With endless options and talented pizzaiolos around the city, deciding where to order from can be a mind-boggling ordeal. We’ve done the hard part for you and scoured out the 10 best pizzerias in Toronto. Check out one of these fantastic restaurants next time you’re looking for a pizza craving fix.
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Get ready to meet your Maker at this quickly growing chain with 2 locations around the city. Maker Pizza chefs are creating perfectly double-baked and innovative pies.
MUST HAVE: Thanks to COVID, they have had to tighten up their menu but favourites like the big mac-inspired vegetarian pizza and the Dr. Pepperoni are still available.
Check out the delicious pizza being created in the pink building with 5 pizzerias around Toronto and the GTA. Blondie’s Pizza is offering Red or Blonde sauce on their signature hand-stretched, from-scratch dough baked to soft yet crispy heaven.
MUST HAVE: The red sauce pizza ‘Cold Drink/Hot Girl’ with double pepperoni, oregano, pickled jalapeno and honey is pizza perfection.
For a taste of deep-dish Chicago-style pizza, head on over to Descendant’s Pizza in Leslieville. Their mouth-watering pizza creations are topped with innovative ingredients such as kothu roti, balsamic brined olives and jerk chicken.
MUST HAVE: For a unique pizza try out the delicious ‘Jaffna’. Kothu roti, mango chutney, cilantro cream, green onion, Calabrian chilis, fresh cilantro and coconut sambol create this mouthwatering pie.
Specializing in thin crusts that are still chewy and delicious, the Toronto mini-chain North of Brooklyn Pizza is creating seriously delicious pizzas. Flour from Arva, Ontario (the oldest continuously operating water-powered commercial flour mill in North America) makes these pizzas extra special.
MUST HAVE: Maybe we don’t typically search out kale as a pizza topping, but the Kale & Bacon is changing that standard. Double smoked bacon, rich pecorino, a drizzle of garlic oil and topped with crispy and delicious kale. It’s healthy right?!
This trendy hideaway is creating stone-baked, oblong pizzas on their signature doughy crust. The ingredients used here are unique, high-quality and baked to perfection.
MUST HAVE: The stand-out pizza Goldmember is a fan favourite for good reason. Created with caramelized onions, mushrooms, gruyere, Yukon gold potatoes and a touch of truffle oil. Groovy baby!
For authentic Italian pies, check out one of the multiple Pizzeria Libretto locations around the city. Traditional Neapolitan techniques, sauces and cheeses make these delicious pies extraordinary.
MUST HAVE: The Burrata pizza. That is all that needs to be said.
Check out one of Ossington’s top pizzerias, Superpoint, for simple, no-nonsense pizzas. From the team that brought you Paris Paris, these pizzas were born to be a hit.
MUST HAVE: The perfectly simple salami pizza. You know, the one with the honey on it.
For fine Italian dining and reliable quality head over to Buca on King. Seasonal and locally sourced ingredients take these pizzas to the next level.
MUST HAVE: The rich and delicious Zucca pizza is our favourite at Buca. Squash, pancetta, hazelnut, sage, brown butter and balsamela come together to create this masterpiece.
Pi Co. is a place where “quick and easy” doesn’t necessarily mean skimping out on fresh, quality ingredients. The perfect combination of quick pizza chains and fancy Italian dining, Pi Co. pizzerias have got it all figured out.
MUST HAVE: Fully customize your pizza at Pi Co. to fit your individual tastes! Don’t hold back as they offer unlimited toppings on their classic margarita pizza base.
Sister bakery to Terroni, Sud Forno is the perfect place to grab a slice on-the-go. Hand-made dough and simple, authentic toppings make Sud Forno a stand-out.
MUST HAVE: The Pizza Porchetta is the perfect blend of Italian cuisine and Canadian ingredients. Sud Forno uses mozzarella cheese, Ontario bufala cheese and Sud porchetta to create this heavenly pie.