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


Italian from breakfast to dinner.

19 Lincoln Square South
Carlton VIC 3053


From the crew behind Mr Burger.

321 Lennox Street
Richmond VIC

Mr Wolf

Time for pizza, Mr Wolf.

9-15 Inkerman Street
St Kilda VIC


Who says you can't have pizza for dessert?

4 Horne Street
Elsternwick VIC 3185


Vodka-soaked pineapple pizza. Enough said.

104 High Street
Northcote VIC 3070


Simple Italian food, done well.

305 St Georges Road
Fitzroy North 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


One word: mozzarella.

295 Drummond Street
Carlton VIC 3053

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