There is so much variety of pizza restaurants in Dublin it is often hard to choose.
If there is one food that I had to choose to eat for the rest of my life it is pizza. With so many varieties of pizza, you can never be bored with this diverse dish. Having lived in Dublin for nearly two years now, I have scouted out some of the best places for Pizza around the city. Everyone has their favourite pizza place that they go to. Whether that is for a night out on the town with friends or a lazy night in, everyone has an opinion on the best Dublin pizza place. Here is a list of the best pizza places in Dublin that I have either eaten in, gotten recommendations from friends or advice from local Dubliners. I hope you enjoy looking at all these photos of delicious pizzas.
1. Paulie’s Pizza (Ballsbridge)
This place is a favourite amongst Dubliners. They serve delicious Neopolitan-style wood fired pizza made with fresh ingredients. One of their house creations is a pizza with butternut squash puree, parmesan, mozzarella, rocket, black pepper, pancetta and grated goats cheese
2. Di Fontaines (Dublin Castle)
If you are feeling the hunger pangs late at night and want some food to keep you going, Di Fontaines is the place to go. They offer up New York style pizza by the slice that will make you feel like you are actually in New York City
3. Gotham (Off Grafton Street)
This is one of my favourite places to go if I am on Grafton Street and want to grab a pizza. Their pizzas have ingredients that you won’t see anywhere else like thai prawns and barbecued Peking duck. They also do pizza specials that vary week to week.
4. Sophies (Harcourt St)
If you are looking for a Pizza with a view, Sophies is the place to go. Not only do they have stunning views of the city and the Dublin mountains, but they also have an outdoor area which is great for a pizza party during the summer.
5. Romayos (Park Gate Street, D8)
Romayos is one of my go-to takeaway pizza places. It may not be up there with the fancy pizza restaurants but this comfort food tastes just as nice. They have a number of branches throughout Dublin. Their Clonsilla branch won Justeat.ie Best Chipper award 2016
6. Cafe Bar H (Grand Canal Dock)
This is a great place for a pizza and a few drinks. Great option if you want some pizza before a gig or a concert. They have a lovely relaxed atmosphere. It is also a great location during the summer to sit outside and overlook the canal.
7. Basil Pizza (Ringsend)
This pizza place does both 9″ and 12′ pizzas. Their restaurant is quirky with purple tables and was originally the childhood home of the owner. Their prices are very reasonable starting from 7 euros for a 9″ pizza. Not only do they have regular pizzas but also a delicious dessert Pizza if you are hungry for more.
8. Bottega Toffoli (Dublin Castle)
This restaurant has a reputation for good pizzas, so much so it has been featured in many news outlets including Lonely Planet. It is a small restaurant with the capacity for only 12 people. The pizzas here are delicious and authentic in a laid back atmosphere.
9. SkinFlint (Temple Bar)
This place offers slightly different dishes in comparison to the other Dublin pizza restaurants mentioned. Their Pizzas are rectangular shaped and ultra-thin based. This restaurant has a very hipster feel and has the same vibe as their other restaurants such as Crackbird and Jo’Burger
10. Da Mimmos (North Strand)
Da Mimmos always comes out on top on critics “Best Pizzas in Dublin” lists. Da Mimmo is a family run Italian restaurant and serves up homemade wood fired pizzas, pasta and anti pasti. They have a wide range of pizza options to suit every type of pizza lover.
11. Osteria Lucio (Formally) Pizza E Porchetta (Grand Canal Dock)
This place describes themselves as being a “convivial contemporary Pizzeria”. They are a good option before an event with a very reasonable 3-course pre-theatre menu for 28 euro.
12. Dave’s Wood Fired Pizza (Georges Street Arcade)
If you have been to a festival or a market around Dublin, chances are you have eaten this delicious pizza. Always a fan favourite, this place offers up tasty fresh wood fired pizza. On Fridays, they have a deal of 9.5″ Pizza, beer or glass of wine for €10
13. Manifesto (Rathmines)
This place consistently gets good reviews and is a great place to get pizza if you are planning on having a cinema night as it is just next door.
14. Aperitivo (Temple Bar)
This pizzeria offers a good selection of pizzas including a variety of vegan and vegetarian options.
15. Toscana (Dame St)
This is a lovely Italian restaurant with an authentic Italian feel. They have a range of good Italian food including their pizzas and lasagnas. Their tiramisu is also delicious.
16. Bach 16 (Bachelors Walk)
This bistro is a huge mix of cuisines from Irish and French Tapas to Italian pizzas. This is a great option if you have a big group and want to satisfy all tastes. Keep a look out on their website for wine tasting nights.
17. Cafe Topolis (Parliament St)
This place is a good choice if going to a Vicar Street gig. They serve thin and crispy woodfire pizzas of different varieties including a pizza with an egg on top
18. Cirillo’s (Baggot St)
This glamorous restaurant offers authentic Italian pizzas and pasta. They have a variety of pizzas with different bases, prices starting at 10 euros.
19. Dublin Pizza Company (Aungier St)
This takeaway pizzeria has consistently gotten good reviews from locals and tourists alike. They grow their own herbs and veg to get the freshest ingredients for your pizza.
20. Dollard and Co (Wellington Quay)
This place only opened in August and is already getting positive reviews. It has a large food hall with different sections including a Pizzeria similar to the famous Eataly in New York City. They also have a hatch on Wellington Quay where they will be serving out pizzas late at night if you fancy a pizza after a night out on the town.
21. The Back Page (Phibsborough)
This pub in Phibsborough serves a great selection of pizzas including breakfast pizza. It is a great choice if you want to watch a football match while also having some tasty pizza.
22. Base Wood Fired Pizza (Lucan)
This pizzeria has a number of places across Dublin including Ballsbridge, Terenure, and Lucan. Base Pizza has been awarded the McKenna Guide every year since 2010 due to their tasty pizza.
23. Doppio Zero (Abbey St)
Even though this restaurant cooks their pizza in an electric oven it still manages to serve up delicious authentic Italian pizzas.
24. Pizza Stop (Off Grafton St)
This was one of the first pizza places I went to during my first visit to Dublin. The decor of this restaurant with checkered tablecloth and meats hung by the counter, give you the real Italian feel. It is Dublin’s longest running family owned restaurant as it has been operating in Dublin for the last 34 years. It is a great option for a late night pizza if you a feeling peckish after a day shopping on Grafton Street
25. Gaillot et Gray (Merchants Quay)
This place regards itself as a French restaurant. It is a bakery by day selling french style bread and pastries. At night it is transformed into a French Pizzeria with a focus on French ingredients such as Emmental cheese instead of mozzarella
26. Olio Pizza Al Taglio (Liffey Street Lower)
Olio’s offers something different with their pizza. Their pizza has a focaccia like texture, cut into rectangular shapes with various toppings
27. Guzto (Templeogue)
Gusto is a lovely Italian restaurant with a variety of Pizza options. They have specials throughout the year depending on the season. Their recommended pizza is the Calzone ( a folded pizza with ham and mushroom filling)
28. The Jar (Wexford St)
This bar on Wexford Street stretches over three floors. It’s a great place for cocktails and some pizza. A great option for the beginning of a good night on the town.
29. Oliveto (Dun Laoire)
This pizza restaurant is in the Haddington Hotel in the heart of Dun Laoire. This is a great option during those long summer evenings to look out at the sea front and enjoy a few slices of Pizza.
30. Quattro Pizza (Stepaside)
This restaurant always delivers fresh pizza from a wood fired oven. The staff are always friendly and offer a great service.
31. Benitos (Dalkey)
This restaurant has been in business for over 10 years in Dalkey. There is a reason that locals return to this restaurant again and again. They use alternative ingredients such as kale, aubergine, and Goats cheese the make delicious pizzas. They also have live music every Friday
32. Cotto (Stoneybatter)
This restaurant offers traditional Roman style round pizza. They have lots of options, especially for vegetarians. Staff are friendly and very attentive to their customers.
33. Honest Pizza (Dame Court, D2)
This company started out baking their own bread and expanded their offering into the pizza world. Their marinara pizza starts at 10 euros and has a mixture of toppings to suit everyone.
34. Baggots Hutton
Baggots Hutton serves pizzas and sharing-platters, a great place for a group. They also host different music nights and do great deals on these nights with a 2-course dinner and wine for 35 euro. Keep an eye on their website for upcoming events.
35. Angelina’s ( Percy Place, D4)
A lush restaurant with a variety of luxurious pizzas including a lovely chicken, black pudding, blue cheese and pomegranate seeds. They also have a great gin and cocktail menu if you want a nice beverage with your pizza.