Pizza is the world’s most popular food. We may not have the statistics to back this up, but honestly, what’s not to like? From new-gen varieties piled high with rocket and pine nuts to a classic margherita, Melbourne takes its pizza very seriously, with plenty of venues vying for our list of favourites.

Red Sparrow

A vegan pizza joint on Smith Street.

406 Smith Street
Collingwood VIC 3071

Lazerpig Pizza Parlour

Pizza and disco.

9-11 Peel Street
Collingwood VIC 3066

Santoni Pizza Bar

Blistered crusts, three storeys up.

634 Glenferrie Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

La Svolta

Perfectly smoky, thin crisp pizzas.

450 Hampton Street
Hampton VIC 3188

Kaprica

Italian from breakfast to dinner.

19 Lincoln Square South
Carlton VIC 3053

Homeslice

From the crew behind Mr Burger.

321 Lennox Street
Richmond VIC

Queen Margherita Pizza

Her Royal Highness of pizza making.

Shop 8 532 Hampton Street
Hampton VIC 3188

Woodstock Pizzicheria

Not just another Neapolitan pie.

63 Lygon Street
Brunswick East VIC 3057

Mr Wolf

Time for pizza, Mr Wolf.

9-15 Inkerman Street
St Kilda VIC

Motorina

Who says you can't have pizza for dessert?

4 Horne Street
Elsternwick VIC 3185

Primo

Vodka-soaked pineapple pizza. Enough said.

104 High Street
Northcote VIC 3070

Supermaxi

Simple Italian food, done well.

305 St Georges Road
Fitzroy North VIC

Pizza e Birra

Italian pizza and Aussie beers.

60 Fitzroy Street
St Kilda VIC

Il Pizzaiolo

A slice of Naples in Thornbury.

163 Darebin Road
Thornbury VIC

90 Secondi

Ready in 90 seconds.

1 700 Bourke Street
Docklands VIC

400 Gradi

Quality pizza starts with the dough.

99 Lygon Street
Brunswick East VIC

+39 Pizzeria and Antipasteria

Italy is calling.

362 Little Bourke Street
Melbourne VIC

D.O.C.

One word: mozzarella.

295 Drummond Street
Carlton VIC 3053

Baby

Italian from the creators of Chin Chin.

631-633 Church Street
Richmond VIC

Pizza Farro

Gluten-free heaven.

608 High Street
Thornbury VIC

Pizza Religion Hawthorn East

Praise to these pizza gods.

493 Tooronga Road
Hawthorn East VIC 3123
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