The Best Pizza in Napoli

A trip to Napoli in Italy wouldn’t be complete without a visit to some of it’s famous pizzerias. 

The city that invented pizza has some of the best wood-oven, Neapolitan style pizzas, as well as the traditional deep-fried pizza, that you will find anywhere in the world. 

We’ve compiled a list of the best pizzerias to help you find the best pizza in Napoli:

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Go through our list of the Best Pizzerias in Napoli

1. L'Antica Pizzeria da Michele

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Address: Via Cesare Sersale, 1, 80139 Napoli

Cost: €

Must try dish: Margarita or marinara pizza

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Founded in 1870, this is one of the oldest and most popular pizzerias in Napoli. Made slightly more famous by being the venue frequented by Julia Roberts in the film Eat, Pray, Love. Expect to pay no more than €5 or €6 for exceptional tasting pizzas. Arrive early or be prepared to join the queue that forms outside. They also have a restaurant in Barcelona, Spain. See my list of the best pizzas in Barcelona here.

2. Gino e Toto Sorbillo

Sorbillo - Best pizza in Napoli
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Address: Via dei Tribunali, 32, 80138 Napoli

Must try dish: Pizza quattro-formaggi

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A highly regarded pizzeria serving authentic Neapolitan pizza in the centre of Napoli. Top quality ingredients are used on a wide selection of toppings, such as carrettiera pizza (including sausage) or pizza pesto Genovese.

3. Pizzeria Brandi

Pizzeria Brandi - Best Pizza in Napoli
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Address: Salita S. Anna di Palazzo, 1/2, 80132 Napoli

Must try dish: Margherita pizza and Genovese pasta

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Pizzeria Brandi is one of the most famous pizzerias in Napoli and the birth place of the margherita pizza, invented here in 1889. Located within the Spanish Quarter, choose between street side tables or in the traditional old school dining room upstairs. They also have a wonderful selection of other dishes to go along with your pizza.

4. Palazzo Petrucci Pizzeria

Palazzo Petrucci Pizzeria - Michelin Star Pizza
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Address: S. Domenico Maggiore, 5/6/7, 80134 Napoli

Must try dish: Davide Ruotolo 2.0 pizza

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Ever wondered what a MICHELIN star pizza tastes like? Well, you can try one at Palazzo Petrucci Pizzeria. Situated on a square in the middle of the old town, this modern pizzeria offers rooftop terrace dining, fresh produce, great service and incredible pizzas.

5. Pizzeria Da Attilio

Da Attilio - Star-Shaped Pizza
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Address: Via Pignasecca, 17, 80134 Napoli

Must try dish: Pizza carnevale (star-shapped pizza)

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This family run pizzeria, close to the pignasecca market, is famous for it’s star-shaped pizzas with ricotta cheese stuffed crusts. Don’t be put off by the crowd outside and get your name down on the waiting list (speak to a server at the door). This classic Neapolitan restaurant, with it’s wood-fire oven at the entrance, has been serving top quality pizzas since 1938.

6. Antica Pizzeria De' Figliole

Best Pizzerias Napoli
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Address: Via Giudecca Vecchia, 39, 80139 Napoli

Must try dish: Completa (deep-fried pizza)

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Deep-fried pizza or pizza fritta as it’s known locally, is a popular Neapolitan street food dish. Think of pizza toppings, wrapped in pizza dough, and then deep-fried. Antica Pizzeria De’ Figliole is the place to try it. It’s all they serve, at only €6 each,  with a number of fillings available. Founded in 1860, they’ve perfected the art of the deep fried pizza.

7. Sorbillo Piccolina - Gino e Toto

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Address: Via Toledo, 249, 80132 Napoli

Must try dish: Pizza frita and beer (€5)

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Another place to try the pizza fritta is at Sorbillo Piccolina, part of the Gino e Toto group, located on the busy street Via Toledo. More of a rolled up pizza, but incredibly tasty. And, great value at €5 for a pizza and beer. A couple of tables to stand at, this is more of a takeaway venue. They also do traditional wood-oven pizzas.

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