Where to find the finest Neapolitan pizza this side of Italy.
Devour some of the best neapolitan pizzas outside of italy
A strict Vera Pizza Napoletana adherence is why these traditional pies are a reliable favourite. Perfectly blistered crusts are topped with hearty certified San Marzano tomato sauce and fired in a Naples-made oven. 1402 Queen St. E.; 785 Annette St.; 772 Dundas St. W., qmpizza.com
Terroni’s extensive list of ’zas embraces all the hallmarks of the southern Italian tradition. Your margherita or quattro
stagioni arrives at the table as a whole pie, leaving you to decide the size of your slices. 720 Queen St. W.; 1095 Yonge St.; 57 Adelaide St. E., terroni.com
One of the first restaurants on Toronto’s thin-slice scene now includes five always-packed locations (and a takeout-only spot) across the city. Toppings such as Ontario prosciutto and duck confit are must-tries. 221 Ossington Ave.; 550 Danforth Ave.; 155 University Ave.; 545 King St. W., pizzerialibretto.com
Romolo Salvati’s mini pizza empire adds a creative flair to its authentic flavours. For example, its signature Via Mercanti is a two-pizza-layered masterpiece— a ricotta, mushroom and spicy soppressata-covered pizza hides under a full margherita pie. 188 Augusta Ave.; 87 Elm St.; other locations, pizzeriaviamercanti.ca Lambretta Pizzeria The signature dish at this familyfriendly joint is the prosciuttoladen Lambretta pizza, with a crispy crust that cradles fior de
latte, arugla and cherry tomatoes. Or, if meat-free is more your style, try the marinara, vegeteriana or funghi. 89 Roncesvalles Ave., lambrettapizzeria.ca