When in Florence you’ll be spoilt for choice for cultural pastimes. Take in an art gallery, visit a museum – and sample some of the best pizza Italy has to offer!
We’re here to help you find it. Read on as we take a tour of 15 places to get the best pizza in Florence, Italy. Whatever your tastes and budget, we’ve got an option to suit.
So step this way to find out more …!
- Address: Via Maggio, 46r, 50125 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 285068
Gustapizza – meaning “enjoy pizza” in Italian – is open every day except Mondays.
Dine in and you’ll have a choice of indoor or outdoor seating. But note that you’ll be seated wherever there’s room – which might be at a table with people you’ve never met before. Go with it, and you’ll soon find yourself bonding over fine food and warm hospitality.
If you prefer, you can collect your takeout, or get food delivered to wherever you’re staying.
The pizza here is baked in a traditional brick-lined pizza oven. The dough and sauce are made fresh daily, and all the ingredients are top quality. Note that all the pizzas here are served as a single Neapolitan pie, uncut.
You’ll get excellent value for money – a margherita costs around $7. And the service is quick and friendly too.
- Address: Via dei Cimatori, 24r, 50122 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 283469
Gustarium is the top-rated restaurant in Florence according to travel website Tripadvisor, with over 2,000 rave reviews.
Make sure you time your visit carefully to enjoy its excellent pizza. It’s open for lunch from 12 to 3.30pm on Sunday and from Tuesday to Friday. On Saturday it stays open until 10pm, and it’s closed on Sundays. You can dine in or order takeout, but note that there’s no delivery service.
There’s no menu here. Instead, the chef will come to your table and suggest some toppings. It’s well worth following his recommendations – the pizza here is in a class of its own. The crust is light and airy, the toppings flavorful, and everything is in just the right proportions.
The service is excellent, and you’ll even get a free glass of prosecco with your lunch.
3. Pizza Napoli 1955
- Address: Via dei Neri, 73r, 50122 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 287815
Dine in at Pizza Napoli near the Palazzo Vecchio and you’ll enjoy a cosy atmosphere and good service. Alternatively, you can order takeout or get your food delivered. Note, though, that it’s only open on Fridays through Sundays, from 12 to 4pm and 6.30 to 10.30pm.
The menu is simple, inexpensive and delicious. Choose from options like the Marinara, Margherita, Salami and Prosciutto. The Pesto Pizza in particular wins rave reviews. And you can also order a calzone.
The small restaurant is used by locals as well as tourists. But note that it’s not possible to reserve a table, so you may need to wait if it’s busy. A nice extra is that you’ll be offered a free glass of prosecco while you’re waiting for your pie. And you may find that the latter arrives on a heart-shaped crust!
4. Il Pizzaiuolo
- Address: Via dei Macci, 113r, 50122 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 241171
Il Pizzaiuolo is open seven days a week for dine-in, pick-up and collection. The usual hours are from 12 to 3pm for lunch, served every day except Sunday. For dinner, you can dine between 7 and 11pm every night.
Customers have called the pizza served here a “life-changing experience”! The crust is fresh and light, the sauce rich and tasty, and the toppings full of flavor. And it’s frequented by locals as well as visitors, so you know you’re onto a good thing.
The prices are surprisingly modest. And if you’re not in the mood for pizza, there are plenty of other options on the menu too.
5. Pizzeria I Camaldoli
- Address: Piazza del Mercato Centrale, 14r, 50123 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 268407
Pizza I Camaldoli offers dine-in, takeout and delivery, and it’s open every day. Lunch is served between 11.45am and 3pm. The doors open for dinner at 6pm and close at 11pm.
The service is quick and friendly, and the pizzas are excellent, with a thin, crispy crust and plenty of toppings. There’s also a great selection of wines. The knowledgeable servers can suggest a pairing to complement your meal if you wish.
Also on the menu are tasty appetizers like bardiccio sausage and plenty of fresh salads. And if you can, save room for dessert. There are some truly delectable options, including a delicious tiramisu.
6. Pizzeria Riva d’Arno
- Address: Lungarno Soderini, 7, 50124 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 280223
Outside pandemic times, Pizzeria Riva D’Arno is open six days a week for lunch and dinner, staying closed on Mondays. Collect your food or dine in and make the most of the riverside location. Covid restrictions will affect operations from time to time. Check the website for up-to-date details.
The food here is good value and the service is fast. Good quality pizzas, calzones and fresh, tasty salads are served up with Italian music in the background.
And if you’d like a break from pizza, check out the platters of meats and cheeses, delicious enjoyed with a glass of local wine.
7. La Bussola
- Address: Via Porta Rossa, 56r, 50123 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 293376
La Bussola has been operating in Florence for more than fifty years, delighting generations of diners. Dine in and you’ll be able to enjoy your food in an authentic Italian interior with excellent service. Alternatively, order takeout or have your food delivered to your door.
The menu features innovative takes on classic Italian dishes, including an unusual and tasty tiramisu. And when it comes to the pizza, both the crust and the sauce are well worth the trip to Florence! The former is light and crispy, the latter rich and tasty.
The pizzas are baked in a brick-lined wood-burning oven built by hand. The mozzarella is delivered directly from the producer three times a week. And the toppings are fresh and seasonal.
8. Mangia Pizza
- Address: Via Lambertesca, 24/26/R, 50122 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 287595
Mangia Pizza is open seven days a week, staying open until 10pm on Saturday nights and 8pm the rest of the week. Dine in the cosy restaurant close to the Uffizi, collect takeout, or have your food delivered to you.
Many satisfied customers have rated Mangia’s the best pizza in Florence. The crust is thin and crunchy, and the toppings are fresh and tasty. Choose your pizza by number – for example, the #5 features creamy burrata. Sit at the counter, and you can watch it being made right in front of you.
You’ll find all the classics here, plus more unusual combinations like blue cheese and pear. And the toppings are added with a generous hand.
9. 3dddì Pizza
- Address: Piazza Lorenzo Ghiberti, 10 rosso, 50122 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 013 1129
Dine in at 3dddì Pizza and you’ll enjoy opulent, modern surroundings and excellent service. And you’ll find yourself surrounded by locals who know good pizza when they taste it. It’s open every day from 8am to midnight, and offers a takeaway service too.
The pizzas here have a delicious crust that manages to be both crispy and fluffy. The toppings are packed with flavor, and there are plenty to choose from. And vegans are well catered to – just ask your server for recommendations.
This is a great choice for those with a sweet tooth. There’s an excellent selection of desserts here, all made fresh daily on the premises. You can enjoy a beer with your meal too.
10. Pizzeria Totò Atto II
- Address: Piazza San Felice, 2, 50125 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 220 7901
Two minutes’ walk from the Palazzo Pritti, you’ll find Pizzeria Totò Atto II. Dine-in at one of the small number of tables in the casual dining room, pick up your food or have it delivered. It’s open from 9 am to 11 pm daily.
The food here is great quality, and the prices are very reasonable. Pizzas come with crispy crusts and generous toppings, all of which are fresh and seasonal. And you can buy your pies in various sizes, or by the slice. Calzones, salads and bruschetta are available too.
Wine, beer and soft drinks are also on the menu, and all are well priced. And the service is quick and friendly.
11. Pizzeria Malborghetto
- Address: Via dei Macci, 76/R, 50122 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 246 6446
Family-owned Pizzeria Malborghetto offers a relaxed dining experience in the Sant’ Ambrogio district of Florence. It’s open every day except Sundays. Most days you’ll be able to get pizza for lunch or dinner, but on Saturdays it doesn’t open until 7 pm.
The pizza crust here is made with dough leavened for longer periods, making it very light and crisp. With toppings, the emphasis is on seasonal ingredients from the local market. Most come from the Sieve valley and Chianti-Rufina region.
Pies are cooked in a traditional wood-burning oven, and you can enjoy them alongside a local wine, craft beer or cocktail. And if you can tear yourself away from the pizza, the platters of local meats and cheeses are delicious too.
- Address: Via S. Miniato, 2, 50125 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 246 6332
I’Pizzachiere offers a small and cosy dining room, with food served on compostable plates with wooden disposable cutlery. There are also takeaway and delivery options.
It’s open on the weekend for lunch and dinner, and stays closed on Tuesdays. The rest of the week it’s open for dinner only, from 5 to 10.30pm.
The pizzas here are made with dough leavened for 72 hours in the traditional Neapolitan way. You can choose from no fewer than 45 different pies, with both classic and contemporary toppings. Options include the Margherita DOP, Tigre Bianca (White Tiger) and Honeymoon.
There are calzones too, but you won’t find any extras or desserts. This is a restaurant dedicated solely to the art of pizza. That dedication has paid off – many visitors rate it the best pizza in Florence.
13. La Divina Pizza
- Address: Borgo Allegri, 50/red, 50122 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 234 7498
La Divina Pizza is open six days a week for lunch and dinner, staying closed on Sundays. Located in the area of Santa Croce, it offers the option to dine in, collect your food or have it delivered.
All the pizzas here are made with locally sourced, organic, artisan ingredients. The flour is stone-milled, the olive oil extra virgin, and the meats cured locally. You’ll also find fior di latte mozzarella, Taggiasca olives and Cantabrian anchovies.
Go with a crowd and we’d recommend sharing a few pies. There’s so much to choose from here, you’ll want to sample more than one. This isn’t the cheapest pizzeria, but it’s still good value for the high quality ingredients.
14. Ristorante Pizzeria da Nasone
- Address: Via Santa Caterina D’Alessandria, 27, 50131 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 088 0401
This small and welcoming family-run trattoria and pizzeria is open daily from 11.30 am to 11.30pm. You can dine in, collect takeout or get your food delivered to your door.
Here you’ll find an extensive pizza menu for less than €10. The crust is crisp and light, and the toppings are flavorful. There’s also calzone, plus a wide range of meat and seafood dishes. Everything on the menu offers excellent value for money.
The service is friendly and attentive, with many diners reporting they felt welcomed like family. And if you dine in, you’ll be offered a free glass of limoncello at the end of your meal.
15. Ciro and Sons
- Address: Via del Giglio, 28/r, 50123 Florence
- Tel: +39 055 289694
Ciro and Sons is situated a one-minute walk from the Medici chapels and is open every day except Sunday. You can dine in or order your food for collection or delivery. Lunchtimes are between 12 and 3pm, with dinner served between 6 and 10pm.
The restaurant is large and elegant, with tobacco colored upholstery and glittering chandeliers. They are proud members of the Neapolitan Pizza Association, dedicated to the art of the traditional pizza.
The menu features classics like two versions of a Margherita, Capricciosa (prosciutto and mushroom) and Diavola (spicy salami). There’s also a separate gourmet pizza menu, with options like the Pompei, which combines cherry tomatoes, egg plant, smoked mozzarella and parmigiano.
And there’s a great range of beers and soft drinks to wash everything down.
Ready for true Italian pizza?
We hope you’ve enjoyed our tour of 15 places to get the best pizza in Florence! There’s a huge amount of delicious options available here – and many of them are very reasonably priced. Why not try a few during your stay?
Wherever you choose to dine, enjoy that delectable Florentine pizza. Buon appetito!
Kathryn’s love for pizza started when she was still young. When she was young, she’s been a picky eater–that’s what her Mom used to say. The only food that she enjoyed and loved was pizza–until now! Her love for pizza turned into a passion!