All of our favourite pizzerias are small independent operators. Whether you like the slightly charred top favoured in Napoli, chewy crust offered by Blondies, thin and crisp at North of Brooklyn, or old school amazing at Gigi, you have plenty of options here:
Big Trouble Pizza | 235 Spadina Ave #1, Toronto, ON
A very unique pizza joint, serving rare and eclectic toppings you won’t find at other pizzerias like organic raspberry jam, truffle infused ricotta and tangy chili jelly. Order a classic Spicy Pepperoni pizza, or try something new like the Butter Jam Jam pizza.
Superpoint Pizza | 184 Ossington Ave, Toronto ON
If you find yourself near Trinity Bellwoods Park sauntering down Ossington, grab a slice to go at this trendy, exposed-brick locale. They offer pasta dishes, pizza and wine. Perfect for Italian food fans!
Maker Pizza | 1537 Avenue Road, Toronto ON (multiple locations)
Tucked away beside the car wash on Avenue Road, north of Lawrence, you will find one of Toronto’s most popular pizza joints. You can choose from a short list of “Red” or “White” pizzas, referring to the general colour of the sauce base, or alternatively, build your own pizza from the ground up. Order takeout or delivery right to your home.
North of Brooklyn Pizzeria | 650 Queen St W, Toronto ON (multiple locations)
You may order online or download their app for a medium 14” pie, or a large 18” pie – Brooklyn-style. Grab an oversized Margherita slice to go, or add some “Fancy Toppings”, like arugula, calabrese sausage, double smoked bacon, and semi-dried tomatoes.
General Assembly | 331 Adelaide St W, Toronto ON
Sit in the comfort of your own home while your freshly made pizza blazes away in two giant white stone ovens, made in Naples. Using creativity as their guiding principle, you will find a menu with uniquely named pizzas, such as Porky Pine (tomato sauce , grated brick mozzarella, ricotta, double-smoked bacon, jalapeño, onion, pineapple), and Lamb Borghini (tomato sauce , grated fresh mozzarella, house lamb sausage, onion, za’atar, labneh, mint, parsley), for a Middle Eastern flair.
Bitondo Pizzeria | 11 Clinton St, Toronto ON
Here you will find slices, sandwiches, panzerotti & pies made-to-order. Located in the heart of Little Italy, Bitondo’s is strictly a takeout operation. There’s no wrong way to eat, whether you choose an oversized slice or a cheese panzerotti that’s made fresh and ready to go.
Queen Margherita | 772 Dundas St. W. Toronto ON (multiple locations)
With three locations in the city (Leslieville, Baby Point, and Dundas West), each location reflects the unique character of its respective neighbourhood. Start with a snack that’s perfect for sharing, like an order of Prosciutto and Parmigiano. Then for your main, as the name suggests, try their signature Margherita, topped with Fior di Latte and Fresh Basil.
Pizza Gigi | 189 Harbord St, Toronto ON
Need a late-night pizza option in The Annex? Pizza Gigi has been serving up hot and fresh slices for decades from 4pm to 4am every day of the week. Choose thin crust, thick crust, top with all of the freshest traditional toppings and pick it up or have it delivered.
Blondies Pizza | 199 Bay St, Toronto ON (multiple locations)
“Kneaded for your needs, ours from-scratch, fermented dough bakes into a beauty of a pie.” Choose from two pre-built sections of their menu: RED is for Bianco DiNapoli Tomato sauce bases, and BLONDE is Alfredo Sauce based. Alternatively, customize your own Blondies pizza from their PINK menu section, selecting your meats, cheese, veggies or gluten free crust options. Their pink pizza box is super cool.
Fourth Man in the Fire | 832 Dundas St W, Toronto ON
Take a stroll down Dundas West to find this casual Italian-American eatery on the north side of the street. Enjoy fast food or comfort food, like pizzas, calzones, and salads for takeout and delivery. Take away wine too to make it easy.
F’Amelia Ristorante | 12 Amelia St, Toronto ON
Nestled in the heart of Cabbagetown, discover F’amelia Ristorante’s authentic northern Italian cuisine. Serving a daily rotation of salads, pastas, and pizzas. Try the Salsicce pizza, which is topped with crushed San Marzano tomatoes, fior di latte, calabrese sausage, basil, Grana Padano D.O.P and evoo.
Pizzeria Libretto | 545 King St W, Toronto ON (multiple locations)
With 4 locations around the city, they offer a variety of dietary options including gluten free, dairy free, nut free, vegetarian and vegan options. Take out a rossa or bianca based pizza for your main dish, and treat the family with Rocco’s Family Tiramisu for dessert.
Pizzeria Via Mercanti | 188 Augusta Ave, Toronto ON
Venture into the bustling Kensington Market to find an extensive menu of classic Italian cuisine. A variety of Antipasti & Insalate, Zuppa, Primi, Panini, and Secondi dishes. They make authentic Napoletana Pizza an art. Choose from a spectacular selection of Pizza Rosse tomato sauce base options and Pizze Bianche olive oil base options.
Descendant Detroit Style Pizza | 1168 Queen St E, Toronto ON
Pies inspired by the Motor City! Often referred to as “upside down” pizza because the sauce is on top of the ingredients. Take out a square pizza, starting with a thick, chewy Sicilian crust, lined with a layer of pepperoni, heavily sprinkled with cheese, then topped with a thick layer of their signature red sauce that trickles through the bubbling cheese.