Etobicoke’s own special little spot, 850 Degrees Pizzeria serves up homemade pizzas, featuring local ingredients, cooked in an authentic wood oven. There is nothing not to love about its pizzas. The dough is homemade using a 120-year-old recipe from southern Italy. The meats come from the Belaga family siblings’ family farm in Ontario, who all
This pizza joint is home to good old-fashioned Detroit-style pan pies. With affordable classics like pepperoni and veggie, pizza lovers can’t go wrong at Aces Pizza. Customers can’t get enough of the signature Dirty Burger, a classic Ace pizza topped with ground beef, smoked bacon, gooey brick cheese, queso jalapeno cheese sauce, and vegetables. Alternatives
Toronto meets Windsor at this pizza joint located across from Ossington Subway Station. Owners Gaetano Pugliese and Rene Chauvin opened Ambassador Pizza Co. as the first restaurant in the city to feature traditional Windsor pizza. These specialty pies are made with dough that is light and crunchy, topped with canned mushrooms and shredded pepperoni to give
With its old-world ambience and too-good-to-be-true prices, Bar Poet feels magical in more ways than one. Sparkling fairy lights and sky-high greenery add to the already enchanting architecture of the one-time church space. The bar’s self-dubbed “Toronto-style” pizza is made using stone-ground 00 flour and priced at less than $10 per whole pie. For an
Under the old incandescent red and white sign that used to light up Yonge and Gerrard, The Big Slice was one of the go-to spots for a late-night snack or meal. Now, in their Corso Italia location, this pizzeria continues to serve up the biggest and best slices in the city. Owner Giuseppe Salvatore was
A couple blocks south of the Little Italy main drag on College Street lies this tiny, old-school, bare-bones pizzeria. It’s unlikely to remind you of dinners at your nonna’s house, unless your nonna served cheap pizza slices on paper plates and her dining room consisted of a few plastic tables and some orange plastic chairs,
We don’t know what we love more, the pizza or the branding. Part of the Food Dudes empire, chef Matt Blondin is cranking out pies with a lot of personality. Pizza purists that adhere to a certain style like Neopolitan can look elsewhere, but the fermented dough here is worth the visit. Pizzas here fall
Cici’s has been a staple in the community since the early ’90s. This Parkdale pizza joint is a family business committed to making fresh pizza every day. They have a great selection of specialty pizzas, including a couple of vegetarian options. But if you’re looking for something more customizable, try one of their make-your-own pizzas.
Conzo’s is a casual pizzeria and eatery from the team behind Bloor West’s popular Italian-American restaurant Sugo. The new spot is serving wood-fired pizzas, pasta, meats, and classic cocktails with a philosophy of simple recipes made with high-quality ingredients. Following the success of Sugo, which opened its doors in 2016, partners Conor Joerin, Lamine Martindale,
The Toronto slice might seem fictitious, as there are so many more notable styles of ‘za. There’s Chicago’s deep dish, New York style, and of course the holy trinity, the Neapolitan margarita, but the original owner of Danforth Pizza House and his family swore that Toronto pies were just as distinct as the rest. Since
When you need a serious dose of dough, Descendant Pizza is here for you with its Detroit-style pizza. This unusual type of pizza flips everything you know about your favourite pie on its head, including the sauce, which is drizzled on top. Detroit-style pizza is also known for its square shape and thick, chewy crust.
The term "food court" does not traditionally conjure up favourable mental images. Prompting memories of greasy fast-food fare consumed under dingy lighting and a seemingly perpetual lack of seating, the food court, along with the high-school lunchroom and the prison cafeteria, has always been on par with some of the least glamorous forms of institutional dining. Yorkdale Shopping Centre's Dine on 3 food collection aims to change that.
Let’s get this right out of the way: “double d” stands for “deep dish,” the pizza style made popular in Chicago that this Toronto locale specializes in. Double D’s is the only place in the city for for pizza with crust so high it finally makes sense why pizza is sometimes called a pie. Cut
Burger’s Priest founder, Shant Mardirosian, enters the world of pizza with Fourth Man in the Fire Pizzeria, an American-style pizza place on Dundas West. Fourth Man in the Fire serves classic 18-inch pies, accompanied by salads and other items like panzerottis and mozzarella sticks. Despite being located across the street from more upscale pizza and
Since 1965 Frank’s Pizza House has been serving quality pies to the people of Toronto’s Corso Italia. On St Clair just west of Dufferin, this OG pizza house is making classic Neapolitan-style pizza with an assortment of traditional and not-so traditional toppings. With a classic margherita or a wild card like the pupa (tomato sauce,
At Gianna’s Patties & Pies, there’s no such thing as too much cheese. From Toronto restaurateur Grant van Gemeron comes this Detroit-style pizza and burger restaurant located in the city’s west end. Gianna’s Patties & Pies offers more than its name suggests, with a range of appetizers, salads, and wings on the menu. Gianna’s even
Since 1997, Magic Oven has been giving Torontonians the best-tasting pizza that is also the best for them and whatever their diet may be. Before every restaurant had an obligatory vegan option, gluten-free substitute or paid particular attention to anyone other than omnivores, Magic Oven was making everyone’s favourite dish (pizza) with all the accommodations,