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.
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
1. Santoni Pizza Bar
Prosciutto tartufo topped with truffle cream, mozzarella, mixed mushrooms, prosciutto, rocket, parmesan & truffle oil.
634 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn East, Melbourne 3122
2. Cornerstone Pizzeria
Pesto bianca with basil pesto, buffalo mozzarella & pine nuts.
105-107 Harding Street, Coburg, Melbourne 3058
3. Pinocchio South Yarra
Rustica made with fresh buffalo mozzarella, chilli, Roma tomatoes and fennel pork sausage.
152 Toorak Road, South Yarra, Melbourne 3141
4. Pizza Religion Hawthorn
Smoked beef brisket with green chilli slaw, homemade barbecue sauce and pickles.
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.
211-213 St. George Road, Fitzroy North, Melbourne 3068
6. Via Condotti
Gamberi with a tomato base, mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, prawns & basil.
117 Bulleen Road, Balwyn, Melbourne 3104
7. Farina 00
Capricciosa with a tomato base, mozzarella, Virginia ham, mushrooms, olives & white anchovies.
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.
91 Acland Street, St Kilda, Melbourne 3182
Tropical with a tomato base, shaved leg ham, mozzarella & pineapple.
169 Lygon Street, Carlton, Melbourne 3053
10. Altro Pizza
Fico bianco topped with fior di latte, mascarpone, gorgonzola, dry figs & San Daniele prosciutto.
68 Stevedore Street, Williamstown, Melbourne 3016