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The top 5 neighbourhoods in Toronto for pizza

Pizza in Toronto can be found all over the city but some neighbourhoods are known for a more robust selection. The types of pizza represented in these areas are as diverse as the people living in them, with excellent options for Neapolitan, classic American, and even deep dish and Detroit-style pizzas. 

Here is where to go in Toronto for pizza.

Leslieville

Descendant Pizza is this neighbourhood's resource for rectangular, Detroit-style pizza, and also has Pizza Pide for a Turkish take. 

There's also the OG Queen Margherita Pizza, Nodo Restaurant, Samaira's, and Frankie's Italian for more authentic takes on pies.

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Blondies takes their pies to the next level with interesting toppings. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

If you're looking for more outrageous toppings, you can't go wrong with a pizza from Blondies in a cute pink polka-dotted box across from Greenwood Park.

Corso Italia

This historically Italian neighbourhood has pies that lean more toward the traditional wood-fired style as well as classic comforting diner pizzas. For the former, there's Marcello's, where the oven blazes away in full view, as well as Cano and Pizza e Pazzi.

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Cano is Toronto's destination for casual but elegant Italian fare. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Frank's and Big Slice are great family-friendly venues where unpretentious pies can be enjoyed.

Close by on St. Clair West you'll be delighted with offerings like Ferro Bar & Cafe and Dante's Inferno Paninoteca

Little Italy

With a name like Little Italy, this neighbourhood has to have good pizza. Bitondo is possibly the most beloved of them all, serving massive slices, panzerotti and sandwiches for cheap. Fresca is also great for a thrifty slice.

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It's not just pasta at Giovanni's. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

If you're looking for something a little less fast-casual a visit to Giovanni's, Tav's or Giulietta is in order. 

DeePizz near Bathurst breaks the mold with halal deep dish pizza.

King West

Moretti serves their pies alongside cocktails in a glitzy environment. Oretta also serves their Italian pies in a pretty space, and The Parlour can't be beat when it comes to space and an impressive big ticket menu that includes pizzas topped with raw tuna or truffles.

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Rosina is Toronto's source for Calabrian cuisine. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

If you're looking for something more standard, there's always Cibo Wine Bar, or the always reliable Gusto 101 and Rosina.

South Etobicoke

Oro di Napoli fires their Neapolitan pizza in a massive wood-burning oven and serves them on a scenic patio, while FBI Pizza comes to us from the same people behind QMP, so you know it's good! There's also 850 Degrees, which takes a Canadian approach to pizza.

Il Padres and Calibreze make for fabulous takeout, but that's certainly not the end to your options in this neighbourhood that's surprisingly bountiful for pizza.

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It's always a cheesey affair at Revolver Pizza. Photo by Hector Vasquez.

Other reliable and tasty options in this neck of the woods include Revolver Pizza and Cellar Door.

Lead photo by

Jesse Milns at QMP. With files from Amy Carlberg and Jaclyn Skrobacky.


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