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Best Calgary Pizza: 11 Pizza Restaurants You’ll Love

  • December 11, 2022
  • By Cody Battershill

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Where to Find the Best Pizza in Calgary?

Pizza is one type of food that most of us love and you can never go wrong with. Whether it be at 2:30 am after the club or for business lunch just after noon, you can never go wrong with ordering from any one of these best Calgary pizza restaurants.

Just keep in mind that these pizzerias are busy for a reason, so we recommend to try visiting them during non-peak hours or make a reservation if possible. Then and again, take-out is always an option!

Are we missing one of your favourite pizzerias in Calgary? Leave us a line below and we will add it to our ever-growing list of best Calgary pizza restaurants! Also see:


  • Address - 1147 Kensington Crescent NW
  • Phone Number - 403-283-1166

Pulcinella is a staple of not only pastas and other Italian fare, but pizza as well! The restaurant’s authentic Napoletana pizza – a title not easily earned, as a special Italian wood furnace is required for certification – has pizza lovers returning for more every time.

When it comes to the best Italian pizza in Calgary, Pulcinella may just have it. It’s a must-try if you’re in the Kensington business improvement area, just northwest of downtown and reachable on foot from the Sunnyside C-Train Station.

Top 3 Pulcinella pizza picks:

  1. Cotto E Funghi – tomato sauce, mozzarella, prosciutto cotto (ham), mushrooms, parmigiano, basil
  2. Capricciosa – tomato sauce, artichokes, mushrooms, black olives, mozzarella, prosciutoo cotto (ham), parmigiano, basil
  3. Diavola – tomato sauce, mozzarella, salamino (spicy), parmigiano, basil

Una Pizza + Wine


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Una is a popular place for pizza any time of the day. Its savoury menu, great atmosphere and modern venues are now found all over Alberta including 17th Avenue SW, Bridgeland, West Springs and even Banff.

Una stays open late every day of the week, only making it a favourite for those craving that delicious thin-crusted pizza after hours. Some locations also don’t take reservations, so be forewarned to show up during non-peak hours for to sit down immediately!

Top 3 Una pizza picks:

  1. Beltline – smoked bacon, fennel sausage, smoked mozzarella, maple syrup, cracked pepper
  2. 4-maggi – provolone picante, mozzarella, dior di latte + pecorino romano, UNA’s truffle honey, cracked pepper
  3. Quattro Carne – ham, pepperoni, fennel sausage + bacon, mozzarella + grana padano cheese, san marzano tomato sauce

Rea’s Italian Cucina

Rea's is located where the old Sandro's restaurant used to be, just off the corner of Edmonton Trail and 41st Avenue NE. Known for its exceptional Italian cuisine, Rea’s has made its way into the hearts of many locals.

The pizza here is simply indescribable. It is between thin and medium crusted, made in-house and cooked to perfection. We don't know what else to say... you have to check this best pizzeria in Calgary out for yourself!

Top 3 Rea’s pizza picks:

  1. Rea’s Special – pepperoni, capocollo, mushrooms, olives, green peppers
  2. Michelangelo Special – Focaccia style crust, smoked salmon, capers, onions, olive oil (no cheese)
  3. Paesana – diced tomatoes, mushrooms, garlic, black olives, oregano, spicy sausage

Double Zero


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It's easy for mall shoppers to stop-in for some of the best Calgary pizza at Double Zero's location on the north side of Chinook Mall.

Double Zero has an amazing list of gourmet thin-crust pizza's that make you want more after each and every bite. An extensive list of tapas and other Italian cuisines make the dining experience at this pizzeria quite exceptional.

Top 3 Double Zero pizza picks:

  1. Mortadella – tomato sauce, mortadella sausage, mozzarella, mascarpone, pistachio, basil
  2. Kale – garlic cream, kale, dried tomato, chili, roasted garlic, provolone, mozzarella, asiago
  3. Mushroom – garlic cream, duxelles, fontina, marinated mushroom, basil, lemon, parmesan

Seniore’s Pizza


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  • Address - #7 - 176 Bedford Drive NE
  • Phone Number - 403-451-0101

Located in Beddington, Seniore’s is a family-run pizzeria in Calgary that has dedicated itself to using only the freshest ingredients – and it shows, as this is one of the most popular restaurants for by-the-slice and late-night orders.

Every bite of any Seniore’s pizza will leave your tastebuds wanting more. We highly recommend you call in advance for your order as wait times can get long during peak hours.

Top 3 Seniore’s Pizza Restaurant picks:

  1. Seniores Special – double pepperoni, salami, sausage, mushrooms, green peppers, onions and fresh tomatoes
  2. Donair – double loads of donair meat, sweet sauce, cheddar and mozza cheese (tomato and red onions optional)
  3. Chicken Deluxe – marinated chicken, ham, spinach, red onions, coloured peppers, fresh garlic and white sauce

Sophies Pizza


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  • Address - 4808 Richmond Road SW
  • Phone Number - 403-242-1141

Sophies Pizza is a must-try for those looking for a special venue for their next order. Located at Richmond Place in the southwest, its one of the best take-out / delivery pizza restaurants in Calgary, and for a good reason.

The Greek pizzeria serves up nearly two dozen pre-made options ranging from your traditional Pepperoni and Hawaiian to house specials such as the Montreal classic trio and Royale. Sophies is one of the best Calgary pizza restaurants in the southwest!

Top 3 Sophies Pizza picks:

  1. Louisiana Chicken – grilled chicken breast, green peppers, onions, hot sauce and parmesan cheese
  2. Hawaiian Heat – smoked ham, dole pineapple and hot banana peppers
  3. Mediterranean Dream – baby spinach, red inions, tomatoes and feta cheese

Demetri’s Pizza


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  • Address - 1986 Kensington Road NW
  • Phone Number - 403-283-0387

If you like thick-crusted, ingredient-packed pizzas, you must try this Greek-owned pizzeria in Hillhurst.

As a family-owned and operated business, you can tell these people care about their reputation as having one of the best Calgary pizzas. Demetri’s doesn’t have any dine-in service, so order well ahead to get yours on time.

Top 3 Demetri’s Pizza picks:

  1. The Rajin Cajun – loaded with red, green, jalapeno and banana peppers, inions, mozzarella cheese and Italian sausage
  2. Demetris’ Kensington Special – a delightful mix of pineapple and pepperoni, with black olives, mushrooms, tomato, green peppers, onions, beef and ham
  3. Stampede Steak – the great western flavour of Alberta’s sirloin steak on a pizza baked with mushrooms and green peppers, tasty enough to satisfy the most discriminating Alberta beef lover

Posto Pizzeria & Bar


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  • Address – 1014 8th Street SW
  • Phone Number - 403-263-4876

Posto is a sister restaurant to the well-known and very successful Bonterra Trattoria in Calgary’s Beltline. As a result, it shares a kitchen and serves up some of the best Calgary pizzas to boot.

Open from 4 to 10 pm almost every night, Posto is a sure bet if you’re looking for exceptional gourmet thin-crust Italian-style pizza in the downtown core.

Top 3 Posto pizza picks:

  1. spinach, shallot, garlic, wild mushroom, truffle oil
  2. roasted squash, ricotta, mint, hot honey, pumpkin seeds
  3. chicken, almond pesto, goat cheese, red peppers, onions

Al's Pizza and Steak House

  • Address - 735 Ranchlands Boulevard NW
  • Phone Number - 403-241-2555

Al's Pizza and Steak House has been making pizzas since 1988. Over the years, they have gained recognition as making one of the best pizzas in Calgary's northwest quadrant – and perhaps the city as a whole!

Located in Ranchlands, this family-run business is a must-try if you love thick crusted pizza loaded with toppings, all baked to perfection.

Top 3 Al’s Pizza & Steak House picks:

  1. Chef’s Special – pepperoni, spinach, black olives, pineapple, banana peppers, feta cheese
  2. Mexicana – beef, tomatoes, onions, lettuce, banana peppers topped with sour cream
  3. Meatballs – meatballs, onions, tomatoes, green peppers

4th Street Pizza


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With two locations in Calgary - one on Edmonton Trail and another in Mission - 4th Street Pizza makes finding reasonably priced take-out or delivery easy for inner city and downtown residents.

The regular crust is rather thin, leaving room for more ingredients than dough. And, this best pizza restaurant in Calgary may just have some of the best prices too – at a few bucks less than many other pizzerias on our list.

Top 3 4th Street Pizza picks:

  1. Hawaiian – ham and pineapple with extra mushrooms, banana peppers and jalapenos
  2. House Special – an inspiring mix of pepperoni, salami, beef, mushrooms, ham, green peppers, tomatoes, black olives and onions
  3. Mister Donair – tasty donair sauce, onions, tomatoes, donair meat topped with mozza cheese



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Famoso might be a chain, but it's still got some of the best pizza in Calgary. Maybe that’s because of their dedication to importing only the finest Italian flour and tomatoes to make each of their pizzas.

Whether in West Hills or on 4th Street, Famoso has a laid-back and comfortable ambiance that makes it a breeze to enjoy any of their pizzas and other menu items like tapas, salads and such.

Calgaryism’s top three Famoso pizza picks:

  1. Vesuvio – fior-di-latte, basil, grana Padano, soppressata (spicy salami), chili salt
  2. Sweet BBQ Chicken – bourbon BBQ sauce, fior-di-latte, smoked mozzarella, fire-roasted chicken, roma tomatoes, red onions
  3. Prosciutto Arugula – fior-di-latte, basil, parmesan, grana Padano, prosciutto, arugula, lemon wedge

Whats your favourite pizza in Calgary?

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