The Best Pizza Slice in Toronto
The best pizza slice in Toronto is hot from the oven and ready for immediate consumption at take-out counters, family restaurants and Italian bakeries around the city. Whether your personal slice of heaven is a greasy foldable slice of pepperoni, or a smorgasbord of authentic al taglio squares, this list recognizes classic street foods alongside some exotic and gourmet highlights.
Here are the best pizza slices in Toronto.
They're not fancy and the options are extremely limited, but the gloriously slices ($3.50) are favourites at this strictly take-out operation on Clinton. The pepperoni is the epitome of the perfect greasy slice, pliable enough to fold, covered with copious amounts of cheese and salty rounds of cured meat. More »
The selection of slices ($4-$4.40) varies at two locations of this New York-styled pizzeria, but expect to find crispy crusted pies loaded with fresh toppings. Menu staples include the white pizza with garlic ricotta, mozzarella and fistfuls of arugula. More »
On Royal York in Etobicoke, find the tavola calda (hot table) stocked with an astounding variety of Italian lunch options to go. Traditional ($3) and gourmet ($3.50) slices are available in popular styles like vegetarian, pepperoni, hot calabrese and Greek. More »
The daily selection of long stretched pizzas at this Italian bakery on Queen West changes up frequently, though classics like the margherita ($3.50) and Gorgonzola ($4.50) are staples. Look out for pizza-panini hybrids like the farcito formaggio ($6), a white pizza stuffed with stracciatella and arugula. More »
Choose from five quintessential slices on display at two west-side locations, both famous for big fresh, foldable slices that come blanketed in gooey melted cheese and toppings. The spicy Arrabiatta with mushrooms, jalapenos and parsley is just one of the crowd pleasing varieties available for $4.80 a slice. More »
Pizza al taglio (by the cut) is the main attraction at lunchtime at this Roman-style pizza joint on Yonge south of Eglinton. The selection (sold $14-$26/kg) rotates daily through almost 40 different styles - and, best of all, you can order multiple mini selections each time. Sample from options like potatoes and black truffle, or another that pairs pumpkin purée with pancetta, fresh mozza and smoked provolone. More »
Visit this College Street take-out spot for late night slices ($3.50). The pepperoni, deluxe and caprese are equally good, though it's the margherita slathered in garlic basil oil that's the real standout. More »
This Upper Beaches pizzeria is home to fresh hot slices ($3-$3.50) topped with original combinations, including the Don Ho with pineapple, spicy capicollo, cheese and chili oil, or the Bamm-Bamm with salami, red peppers, roasted mushrooms, cheese and red sauce. More »
Established in 1981, this Richmond Hill pizza joint keeps the roster of by-the-slice pies simple and to the point. Built on crispy crusts, find bubbling plain cheese, crispy pepperoni, and a vibrant array of veggies topping slices stocked at the counter and sold for $4 each. More »
The pizza del giorno is a favourite for quick pick-up at this Italian bakery on King West. Expect to find seven or eight varieties each day featuring simple, traditional flavour combinations and seasonally inspired toppings - say, peaches, ricotta and hazelnuts in the summer. Order an entire slab for $7, or in halves for $3.50. More »
Found on Dupont, this pizza and Asian fusion kitchen is home to classic Naples-styled pies as well as absurdly delicious original creations like the General Tao pizza (whole pizzas only). The selection of slices ($3.75-$4.50) is more straightforward, showcasing just the classics like pepperoni, deluxe, veggie and margherita. More »
This old-school family restaurant is an institution in The Junction, having been in business since 1957. While the dining room is an inviting place, the stand-up special is the chewy rectangular slices (pepperoni or vegetable) from the counter, which are exceptionally priced at just $2.50. More »