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Celebrate Pizza Day At These Top Pizzerias In Joburg

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In case you didn’t know, 9 February is the cheesiest day of the year! It’s Pizza Day! So, we’ve gone in search of some of the best pizzerias in the city in spirit of this delicious day.

Piza ē Vino

When it comes to Piza ē Vino, Italian food is not a trend, it’s a way of life! Their pizzas are just SO good! Here, you can expect to indulge in flavourful pizzas, created with only the best in high quality ingredients, and the crusts are just so moreish. A few of our favourites from this beloved pizza spot includes the James Brown (chicken, bacon, guacamole, red onion, cheddar and BBQ sauce) and the Porky The Pig (pepperoni, salami, bacon, caramelised onion feta and basil). You can never go wrong with a pizza treat from Piza ē Vino! There are quite a few locations around the city, pick one closest to you here.

Details: info@pizaevino.co.za | 011 486 4119 | Locations.

CNR Café & Bistro

This relaxed bistro in Craighall Park serves modern South African dishes and boasts a deli and coffee shop with croissants, but that’s not why they are on this list. We’ve obviously mentioned them because they have some awesome pizzas if you have that cheesy craving! You can take your pick from a banting or wheat-free base if you have certain dietary requirements to keep in mind, and now for the best part: picking your pizza! One of our favourite combos on their pizza is the cream dipped buffalo milk mozzarella, prosciutto and shredded zucchini. Yum! So, if you’re in the area, be sure to stop by CNR Café & Bistro

Details: greig@cnrcafe.com | 011 880 2244 | Corner of Buckingham and Rothesay Avenue, Craighall Park.

Doppio Zero

No matter where you are in the city, there’s bound to be a Doppio Zero somewhere, ready and waiting to serve you delicious wood-fired pizzas so you can celebrate Pizza Day with your family and friends! We’re currently loving their Gaucho pizza topped with pulled wood-fired oxtail and short rib ragú, mushrooms, red onions, and a drizzle of chimichurri for a culinary delight that’s sure to tantalize your taste buds.

Or why not enjoy seafood on a pizza with their Tutti Frutti Di Mare, complete with calamari, calamari heads, prawn meat, mussels, garlic, parsley, and whole prawn(s). Stuck between two pizzas? Not a problem, order the Doppio and enjoy half of any two pizzas!

Details: info@doppio.co.za | 011 486 4119 | Locations.

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Col’Cacchio

Col’Cacchio offers divine artisan wood-fired pizzas loaded with the freshest gourmet ingredients. Stop by on any day of the week for your fill of cheesy, meaty, vegetarian or vegan pizzas. Wondering what’s on the menu? Well, why not take your pick from the Hollywood Scene​ (bacon, thyme, rosso onion, avo, crispy onion); the Norm’s Pralina, (butternut and tomato base, accentuated by roasted butternut, chili, feta, and pumpkin seed praline, while a finishing touch of rocket leaves) or the Moghul (Indian butter chicken, yoghurt, fior di latte mozzarella, coriander, crispy onion) But that’s not all! There’s plenty more where that came from. Click here to take a look at the rest of the menu.

Details: 087 625 0685 | Locations.

Lupa Osteria

Bringing authentic Roman dining to the city, Lupa Osteria is just the place to visit if you’re looking to delight the taste buds with some hearty and full of flavour. We really love the sounds of The Amy (butternut, feta, caramelised onion, pumpkin seeds and rocket); and the Massimo Calzone (tomato, mozzarella, ham, mushrooms, feta, caramelised onions and Parmesan, served with sliced avo and brushed with garlic butter).

Details: lupabedford@gmail.com | 011 622 0131 | Corner Van der Linde and Smith Road, Bedford Square, Bedfordview.

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Coalition Pizza

If you are on the search for an original authentic Neapolitan Pizza experience, pay a visit to Coalition Pizza! They have stores located in the central hub of the Rosebank district, Blairgowrie and Sandton. We will let their achievements speak for themself! This pizzeria was the winner of the Eat Out Awards 2017 Best Italian Eatery in Gauteng! They believe in providing patrons with simple, good, food! As they say, the proof is in the “pizza,” so you be the judge!

Details: manager@coalitionpizza.co.za | Shop 3 Delta Central Corner, Hillcrest and Conrad Drive, Blairgowrie.

The Local Kitchen Co

Behind the golf driving range in Fourways you will stumble across this hidden gem, The Local Kitchen Co. They have described themselves as a “gastro pub style dining” and offer patrons with a variety of draught beer, wines and gins. It’s also the perfect spot to catch a sunset! Enjoy a mouth-watering wood fire pizza, their Trump Tower pizza with pepperoni, sundried tomatoes, and feta. They do serve the good ol’ favourites though, such as the Classic Chicken and Hawaiian pizza, where you can decide if pineapple belongs on pizza once and for all!

Details: orders@thelocalkitchenco.co.za | 011 463 3847 | 33 Troupant Avenue, Magaliesig, Fourways (Behind the golf driving range).

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Saint

Up your restaurant game by heading to one of Joburg’s most popular eateries! It’s a thing of art at this Sandton based fine dining establishment. Tomato based, or a bare based Bianca? Both are equally irresistible. Try their Bianca pizza with spinach, ricotta and caramelised onion. We hear that it is tasty! If you would like to take a look at their full menu then click here.

Details: info@saint.restaurant | 010 594 5888 | The Marc, Corner of Rivonia and Maude Street, Sandton.

Il Contadino

Nothing beats a pizza straight out of the oven! Il Contadino, which means ‘the farmer’ in Italian, is James’ tribute to the rural or ‘peasant,’ where they serve homely peasant food in a European context. They have a wood-fired oven that produces pizza with an incredibly thin and crispy base. Enjoy their pizza with toppings such as a the slow cooked free range beef with fresh mozzarella, red onions and fresh rocket menu item.

Details: ilcontadino@coobs.co.za | 010 900 1363 | Corner 4th Avenue & 7th Avenue, Randburg/

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Happy Pizza Day!

If you enjoyed reading this Pizza Day article, then view our rainy day activities article here.

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