You should never trust a person who doesn’t like pizza. I mean, what is there not to like?
Brisbane’s pizza scene exemplifies our very human infatuation with pizza by providing the best Italian restaurants that you could wish for.
There’s nothing worse than a chargrilled slice that tastes cheap and neglected. These pizzerias lovingly craft all of their pizzas with the utmost care and culinary skill.
Whether you are looking for traditional options like a Margherita or favour experimental or wood fired choices, you will certainly find the right spot to satisfy your every desire from the list below.
Location: 77 Grey St, South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Ph: (07) 3844 2655
The guys behind this pizza venue also have another joint in the South of the city. Having more than one outlet is generally a good sign and Julius Pizzeria is no exception. These folks are a much-loved institution across Brisbane and are renowned for serving the excellent pizzas.
If you are a fan of hearty, lovingly-crafted Italian food that only uses the freshest ingredients, this is the spot for you. The reviews for this restaurant speak for themselves and it’s popularity is only increasing.
If you are looking for a vibrant atmosphere with world-class pizza, then definitely check out this venue.
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Location: Cnr of, 10 Vernon Terrace, Florence St, Teneriffe, QLD 4005 Ph: (07) 3666 0207
This restaurant has mastered the art of perfect thick to thin crust-ratio. The dough is also perfectly balanced ensuring that it is crispy on the outside and soft in the middle. No wonder this place makes our list of the best pizzas in Brisbane.
Beccofino’s pizzas are authentic and therefore highly-rated amongst traditional pizza lovers. The Number 1 is arguably the most delicious on their extensive menu. Do not miss out!
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Location: 7/31 James St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 Ph: (07) 3852 3744
The pizza scene in Brisbane undoubtedly moved up a gear with the arrival of this Italian restaurant.
This is a restaurant that isn’t afraid to use lashings of cheese and the resulting taste sensation is phenomenal.
One of the most raved about toppings here is the Savoyarde. A taste-bud jump-starter that includes potato, leek, chilli, lyonnaise onions and raclette cheese.
This is truly a unique spot for authentic Italian pizza and has fast become a local favourite for a very specific reason.
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Location: 61 Wilgarning St, Stafford Heights, QLD 4053 Ph: (07) 3160 7164
If you are looking to fully indulge in excellence, then you must try the deep-fried dough balls that are on offer at this outstanding pizzeria. They come smothered in Nutella to make the perfect dessert option. This puts them on our run-down of the best pizzas in Brisbane, even though this isn’t strictly pizza!
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But don’t worry. If you’re looking to indulge in savoury dishes then their classic slices including the rags pizza are to die for.
You can also choose from a range of standardised toppings including gamberi or Margherita. Even better, for those who are gluten-intolerant, you can switch up the dough for only $4 extra.
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Location: 321 Montague Road, West End, QLD 4010 Ph: (07) 3532 3875
This restaurant flexes it’s culinary muscles by serving deliciously hearty pizzas to Brisbane’s West End.
Their menu offers the choice of 13 pizzas, seven of which are made from their traditional tomato based house sauce. Interestingly, the remaining six are white based pizzas.
You’ll also be able to sample some of the finest burrata, prosciutto, and cheeses if you are looking for sharing options as opposed to pizza (but you’d be a fool to miss out!).
Location: 52 Russell St, West End, QLD 4101 Ph: (07) 3846 0030
These pizzas are experimental and incredible.
Challenge yourself with the ‘Bad Motherfungi’ and taste mushrooms like you’ve never tasted them before. If meat is your thing, the ‘Big Voodoo Daddy’ will tantalise your tastebuds. This creation combines of chorizo and pulled pork with a luxurious bourbon glaze. Yum!
This is one of the more unique pizza places on this list and it is definitely one to try. Even if you are a fan of the more traditional style of pizza, you won’t be disappointed.
Location: The Drapery, 64 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102 Ph: (07) 3846 7713
If you are looking for an extensive, rotating menu of specialised pizzas, then this is the spot for you.
And these experimental slices are nothing like anything you will have tried before.
Perhaps you feel like treating yourself. If yes, then definitely try their Wagyu cheeseburger pizza or their hearty spaghetti and meatballs pizza.
This is a spot like no other and the food will leave you salivating until you return again.
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Location: 1000 Ann St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 Ph: (07) 3852 1500
The key to discovering a good pizzeria is by buying a plain Margherita and seeing how phenomenal it tastes.
At Tartufo, no pizza option is neglected as all of the pizzas are served with a thin and soft crispy base combined with the perfect amount of topping.
There’s nothing more satisfying than the pizzas on offer here. It’s a winner on our best pizzas in Brisbane list.
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Location: 17 Gibbon St, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102 Ph: 0484 120 745
At first glance, the menu may seem a little small. However, this is because they have crafted a small range of pizzas that boast only the finest toppings and ingredients.
Get excited vegans! Finally here’s a pizza place that caters for you. The Veggie Watts option hits plant-based out of the park with eggplant, capsicum, zucchini, basil, olives and a tahini swirl.
Now don’t freak out vegetarians. Superfly Pizza has just as much love for you. For vegetarians, there is also the option of the pumpkin pizza that comes topped with rocket, thyme, blue cheese, mozzarella and honey.
The pizza here is lovingly crafted, ethically prepared and served with a smile.
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Location: Shop 10/486 Waterworks Road, Ashgrove, QLD 4060 Ph: (07) 3076 6637
This spot may be tiny but its extensive clientele speaks for itself.
They are renowned for their wonderfully thin and crispy pizza bases. Better still, they host all-you-can-eat pizza nights on a Wednesday for only $22 per person.
Their unconventional options include the Rahman, a lamb kofta pizza that comes with an incredible yoghurt-based garlic sauce.
This is a family owned, Italian business which also gives it an added authenticity.
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Location: 15 James St, Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006 Ph: (07) 3741 7990
This is a relatively new restaurant but they’ve already established themselves as a G.O.A.T on Brisbane’s pizza scene. We couldn’t put together our best pizzas in Brisbane and not include them.
The Roma is thoroughly recommended and contains fior di latte, burette cheese, cracked pepper and parma ham.
This restaurant champions authentically Italian flavours and there is nothing pseudo-traditional about the food that is on offer. This is definitely one to watch and undoubtedly one to try.
And is you’re wondering, Yes. Gemelli is the Brisbane outpost of the popular Broadbeach venue, Gemelli Italian. In fact, ther are a number of eateries related to the Gemelli chain dotted area the Gold Coast, including Gemellini, Roy’s and Bar Tano. And they are all worth checking out.
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Location: 70 Kedron Brook Rd, Wilston, QLD 4051
You cannot get more genuinely Italian than this pizzeria. This is because it is quite literally tucked inside the Case Italia Community Centre.
It has been transformed from a food truck into a full-on pizza restaurant that boasts an extensive range of traditional options.
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Of course, you can go old-school and grab yourself a slice of Margherita. However, if you are feeling more experimental, there’s an entire vegan menu that serves the finest vegan pizza in the whole of Brisbane.
You can also choose a gluten-free base for only $6 extra.
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Location: 41 Oxford St, Bulimba, QLD 4171 Ph: (07) 3899 5470
The Revel Brewing Co is obviously associated with beer but this brewery serves incredible wood-fire pizza.
Their truffle pizza is cooked to perfection and comes with Italian pork sausage, truffle paste, mushroom and copious amounts of cheese.
The wood fired taste makes this venue stand out and if you are looking for a simple snack, their garlic focaccia is also phenomenal.
Pop it on your list of the best pizzas in Brisbane.
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Location: 24 Logan Rd, Woolloongabba, QLD 4102 Ph: 0466 569 651
These pizzas are beyond hearty. You will feel warmed for days once you’ve sampled their incredibly thick pizza smothered in copious amount of smooth, soft cheese.
These pizzas are baked in a deep pan which gives them with an additional crunchy, cheesy crust. Whilst these deep bases may be more Americano than Italiano, you will be more than satisfied with the deeply delicious taste.
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Location: 3/190 Oxford St, Bulimba, QLD 4171 Ph: (07) 3395 6327
This restaurant is a favourite amongst locals for a reason. The dough is perfectly puffed and the silky soft crust is testament to the craftsmanship of the chefs at Sugo IT.
The Arrostita is a highly recommended favourite. This beauty contains scrumptious slow-roasted, pulled pork, served alongside caramelised onions and mozzarella cheese.
The Anatra is also to die for and contains confit duck, caramelised pear and mozzarella.
You will definitely be telling your friends about this restaurant. And returning time and time again to taste the Italian excellence that is on offer here!
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Sette Pizza (BONUS)
Location: 3B Caxton St, Petrie Terrace, QLD 4000 Ph: (07) 3505 4111
It’s fair to say that Brisbane Italian royalty are the creators of this hole-in-the-wall pizza joint. The extensive expertise of the Gambaro Group is undoubtedly on display here.
Although the menu is quite short, you can rest assured that every single pizza is crafted to perfection as they have a considerable reputation to uphold.
There’s also a delightfully wholesome calzone option for those of you who enjoy folded pizza.
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To conclude, Brisbane hosts some of the finest Italian restaurants in the whole of Australia and these pizzas are undoubtedly demonstrative of the culinary excellence that is on offer in this city.
Whether you are looking for traditionally thin, crispy pizza slices or are seeking a deep-pan hearty alternative, you will not be disappointed by the range of pizza that is available throughout the city.
Pizza can put a smile on the faces of most people and these venues are also the perfect spots for a date night or gatherings of family and friends.
Be careful though, as these pizzas are so tasty that you might need to purchase more than one to avoid any hand-slapping! You most certainly won’t be offering our last slice to anyone else.
Indulge and put a smile on your face by tucking into a traditional slice of Americano or Margherita pizza. Alternatively, ignites your senses with the more experimental alternatives that I have listed above. Whatever your preference, give some of our best pizzas in Brisbane a try.