The best pizza in Melbourne

The 10 Best Pizzas in Melbourne & Where to Eat Them

Pizza forever, we’ll be waiting

We mention our undying love of pizza fairly regularly at Quisine. So we thought we’d go through our top 10 favourite pizzas to eat in Melbourne right now. Why? Well, the real question is why the hell not – amirite?! Pizza is life, we know it and you know it. So let’s all just accept the fact it’s the most superior of all foods and live in a world full of pizza forevermore. Ok, maybe that’s too intense, but you get the point. Besides, who doesn’t want to know where the best pizza in Melbourne is and where to eat it. We certainly do.

Santoni pizza in Melbourne
Have you ever seen anything more perfect? Tuck into this at Santoni Pizza Bar. Source: Quandoo

Slice, Slice, Baby

As we’ve said (more than once), Melbourne and Italian restaurants go together like bread and butter… or mozzarella and Napoletana sauce. In fact, this food hub was home to the very first pizzeria in the whole of Australia. So yeah, Melbourne knows what it’s doing when it comes to cooking excellent pizza. From Lygon Street to South Yarra, Richmond and way beyond, you’ll find exceptional pizzerias serving the best pizza in Melbourne no matter where you happen to be.

So whether you’re a Parma ham enthusiast, a seafood pizza fan, as vegan as it gets or you don’t care as long as it’s authentic and well-made, this list of the best pizza in Melbourne and where to eat them is the one for you. Our advice: work your way through this list one delicious slice – or, if you’re like us, whole pizza to yourself – at a time and do something nice for yourself and your tastebuds. You’re welcome.

The best pizza in Melbourne
Can’t get enough of these pizza-lays from the team at Rococo Acland Street. Source: Quandoo

The best pizza in Melbourne

1. Santoni Pizza Bar 

Prosciutto tartufo topped with truffle cream, mozzarella, mixed mushrooms, prosciutto, rocket, parmesan & truffle oil. 

Try Santoni

634 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn East, Melbourne 3122

2. Cornerstone Pizzeria

Pesto bianca with basil pesto, buffalo mozzarella & pine nuts.

Try Cornerstone

105-107 Harding Street, Coburg, Melbourne 3058

3. Pinocchio South Yarra

Rustica made with fresh buffalo mozzarella, chilli, Roma tomatoes and fennel pork sausage.

Try Pinocchio

152 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Melbourne 3141

4. Pizza Religion Hawthorn

Smoked beef brisket with green chilli slaw, homemade barbecue sauce and pickles.

Try Pizza Religion

493 Tooronga Road, Hawthorn, Melbourne 3123

5. 1000 Lire & Stuzzichini

1000 Lire topped with tomato, fior di latte, porcini mushrooms, prosciutto, rocket & shaved grana padano.

Try 1000 Lire

211-213 St. George Road, Fitzroy North, Melbourne 3068

The best pizza in Melbourne
Pizza & wine make everything fine. Source: Quandoo

6. Via Condotti

Gamberi with a tomato base, mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, prawns & basil.

Try Via Condotti

117 Bulleen Road, Balwyn, Melbourne 3104

7. Farina 00

Capricciosa with a tomato base, mozzarella, Virginia ham, mushrooms, olives & white anchovies. 

Try Farina 00

204 St Georges Road, Northcote, Melbourne 3070

8. Rococo Acland Street

Ricotta, prosciutto & pear of fior di latte, cooked prosciutto di Parma, rocket, parmesan, pear, caramelised onion & creamed artichokes.

Try Rococo

91 Acland Street, St Kilda, Melbourne 3182

9. Stuzzichino 

Tropical with a tomato base, shaved leg ham, mozzarella & pineapple. 

Try Stuzzichino

169 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne 3053

10. Altro Pizza

Fico bianco topped with fior di latte, mascarpone, gorgonzola, dry figs & San Daniele prosciutto.

Try Altro Pizza

68 Stevedore Street, Williamstown, Melbourne 3016

Rhiannon Meagher

Rhiannon Meagher

Rhiannon is a firm believer that tacos are an anytime food and that a good cup of tea or glass of wine can fix any problem. She moved halfway around the world from Australia to Berlin, and gets the travel bug on a regular basis.

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