Eating pizza is always guaranteed to put a smile on your face. There’s just something about eating melted cheese with dollops of tomato sauce and delicious toppings that makes us weak at the knee. So when we were given the task of searching for Brisbane’s best pizza, we knew it would be no easy task. So after many filled cheese and carb filled moments, we’ve narrowed it down to our top 5 favourite pizza joints in Brisbane. Drum roll, please.

Alfredo’s Pizzeria | 39 Alfred St, Fortitude Valley

Located next door to the popular Alfred and Constance and Alfredo’s Pizza is an Italian restaurant and bar make no mistake this pizza joint is a destination worth travelling to just on it’s own. Serving pizza slices well into the late hours of the night, Alfredo’s casual style dining makes it a favourite for those that want a no fuss, no frills dinner without compromising on the flavour. There’s a daily rotation of eight different pizzas  fresh from the wood-fired oven with 16 beers on tap, plus plenty of cocktails and wines. 

Tartufo | Emporium Hotel

With a classic Italian menu, Tartufo brings a little slice of Naples to Brisbane. Located smack bang in middle of the Valley, chef and owner Tony Percuoco has imported everything in his restaurant from Naples. From the red mosaic wood-fire oven and ingredients used to cook, to the two chefs who throw together some of the best pizzas in Brisbane. You’ll find all the traditional. Napolitan pizzas here.

Tinderbox | 7/31 James St, Fortitude Valley

Down in the valley, Tinderbox serves pizza all day from Wednesday to Friday, with a full bar and bites menu operating all day on weekends! All their wood-fired oven pizzas are prepared from scratch and come with a menu filled with well crafted beers, an eclectic wine list and irresistible cocktails. There’s no pretension here, instead expect a casual, relaxed vibe and a sure bet for all pizza lovers.

Mister Paganini  172 Grey St, South Brisbane . 11am

A little cheeky and a whole lot of fun, Mister Paganini is headed up by pizza maestro, moustache loving You Tube star Youssef Ben Touati. It’s all about great service, funky fresh interiors and of course authentic pizzas. The focus here is on seasonal produce, so expect a less is more approach with a full range of Italian wine, beer and a plenty of Negroni and Spritzes.


Julius Pizzeria | 77 Grey Street, South Brisbane

As the little sibling venue to Teneriffe’s Beccofino, Julius Pizzeria serves up a similar menu to it’s flagship in a chic warehouse space, Julius Pizzaeria cook their pizzas in a custom-built Stefano Ferrara oven all the way  from Naples and their pizzas are are much like Beccofino with all the flavours Brisbanites have come to love. To accompany their pizza menu, there’s also a pizza and antipasti mneu plus an extensive Aperol-lined bar where you can graze on some snacks  or simply sip on an Aperol Spritz or three.