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Jun 24, 2024
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Jun 24, 2024

The Best Pizza Spots in Toronto

The term "pizza" made its debut in Latin texts dating back to 997 AD. Initially a humble street food in Medieval Naples, pizza did not earn its place in kitchen recipes until the 18th century. Legend has it that King Ferdinand of Naples and the Two Sicilies once disguised himself as a commoner to indulge in this dish, which the Queen had forbidden from the royal court, during a visit to a poor neighbourhood in Naples. History can be interesting and so can the best pizza. All Toronto-based places, take a look. 

Descendant Detroit Style Pizza

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Open daily from 11:30 am until 10:00 pm and found at 1168 Queen Street East. With reviews saying this is the best pizza they have ever had,.  Accessible to all, there is a wheelchair ramp at the front of the shop. Grab a beer or a glass of wine, unwind and eat some pizza. This place absolutely thrives in making pizza and making this type of night a fun night.  

Pizza Libretto

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After drawing inspiration from Naples' Neapolitan pizza tradition, Pizzeria Libretto launched its Ossington location in August 2008. Dedicated to delivering an authentic southern Italian experience, they were among the pioneers in Toronto to proudly serve VPN certified pizza, adhering to the strict guidelines set by the Napoli government. Since then, Pizzeria Libretto has expanded to five locations across Toronto, continually evolving their menus to incorporate new ingredients and cooking techniques. Executive Chef Rocco Agostino remains steadfast in his belief that food should be simple, crafted with passion, and rooted in community values cherished by Canadians. He strives to uphold the harmonious blend of his culinary heritage and his deep affection for his adopted home. This commitment is evident in his innovative twists on Italian classics using locally sourced ingredients, and his creative and forward-thinking approach to beloved recipes and pizzeria staples.

Pizza E Pazzi

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Authentic Neapolitan Pizza is a culinary masterpiece crafted to captivate with every mouthful. From the irresistible urge to tear into it with fervour, each bite is a journey you won’t want to end. Its ingredients paint a canvas of vibrant flavours. The tangy sweetness of San Marzano tomatoes infuses the soft, blistered crust kissed by flames. Topped with a medley of your favourite ingredients, each pizza becomes a personalized work of art, ready to be savoured.

One Night Only Pizza

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Since the two were young, pizza nights were a cherished ritual for them, initially revolving around orders from the neighbourhood pizzeria until their mother decided to craft homemade pies. This marked a pivotal moment in their pizza journey, igniting a lasting fondness for homemade recipes. Guided by their mother's early influence in the kitchen, they developed a keen interest in cooking, transforming their home into a popular destination for friends seeking flavourful meals.Then, they continued the tradition with their friends, humorously dubbing it "One Night Only Pizza". Over the years, their pizzas became more refined, their gatherings more expansive, and their passion for pizza blossomed into a full-fledged obsession. All pizza made with organic Canada based flour, they are found at 581 Pape Avenue Toronto open from Wednesday to Saturday from 1:30 am until 9:00 pm.

Pi Co

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Their mission was to redefine the notion of 'quick & easy' by guaranteeing that every pizza served was not only swift but also fresh, wholesome, and crafted using premium ingredients. (Curious? See for yourself.) This venue reimagines the classic pizza experience into a thrilling culinary journey. The phrase "Let's have pizza" will forever carry a new and exhilarating significance. WIth locations across Toronto, from Bloor and Bay to Sherway Gardens mall. 

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