The guide to the best pizza in Stockholm
Updated 16 Sep 2019
Can't live without your monthly, weekly or daily doses of pizza? No judgement - neither can we. Stockholm boasts an abundance of pizza restaurants, regardless you're in the mood for wafer-thin or thicker crust, extra sauce or more cheese, simple-and-plain or loaded with toppings. The offering ranges from sleek industrial-style pizza restaurants to casual joints NYC-style. We just so happen to be self-taught pizza connoisseurs and have done the not-so-painstaking work of narrowing it down the best pizza in Stockholm for you.
Authentic Napolitan posh pizzas
With their authentic Neopolitan pizzas - fired in a specially imported pizza oven from Naples - Meno Male have quickly established themselves as one of Stockholm's favourite pizza joints, and it's not hard to see why. As well as their regular pizzas, you can also compose your own dream pizza from three toppings of your choice.
Meno Male Kungsholmen
Meno Male Vasastan
Sveavägen 46, Norrmalm/City
Traditional yet innovative
Giro is the result of collaboration between Miss Clara and Da Michele, one of the oldest pizzerias in the world. Through the use of a unique leavening method their signature pizza dough is freshly made everyday, topped with San Marzano tomatoes and fior di latte mozzarella. The decor pays homage to the restaurant's genuine Italian heritage.
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This industrial-chic pizza joint focuses on local quality produce and innovative flavour combinations. Pizza is sliced and served on large platters - ideal for sharing. The experimental menu features poultry, meat and vegetarian options.
Crispy Pizza Bistro Vasastan
Crispy Pizza Bistro Södermalm
Periskopvägen 19, Lidingö
Neapolitan trip to the suburbs
Get your pizza fix at 450 Gradi, well worth a trip to suburban Lidingö. Famous for its Neapolitan pizzas baked at exactly 450 degrees is a special oven - the only of its kind in Scandinavia. The restaurant's lunch buffet is a great weekday alternative.
Skeppargatan 60, Östermalm
Dell'attore is considered to be one of Stockholm's best pizzerias. The restaurant's theatrical influences are apparent in the decor with glamorous movie star posters and cinema seats, paying tribute to the owner's background as an actor. The intimate space fills up quickly so be sure to book a table.
Kungsgatan 25, Norrmalm/City
Meno Male sister restaurant
Within the K25 food court on Kungsgatan you'll find Pizza Posto, run by the people behind Meno Male. They serve the same kind of authentic Neapolitan pizzas as their sister restaurant, but at slightly lower pirces. The menu consists of selected pizzas such as margherita and other well-known classics with a contemporary twist. Accompany your pizza with a beer or a glass of wine if you're in the mood.
Hökens Gata 3, Södermalm
Microbrewery where they really know their pizzas
Bagging a seat at the much-hyped Omnipollos hatt can be quite an art, but the creative hipster pizzas (and Omnipollo's own-brewed beers) make it worth the wait. Satisfy your cravings with pizzas topped with everything from goat chorizo to vanilla-marinated apricots, kimchi, fennel honey, sun-dried olives, juniper-smoked bacon and much more.
Brännkyrkagatan 93, Södermalm
One stop to Naples
Pane Vino is a bold addition to the otherwise rather dreary neighbourhood around Zinkensdamm. Genuine thin-crust pizza, reminiscent of Naples, is baked in the wood-fired pizza oven. With its generous opening hours and relaxed ambiance, Pane Vino appeals to a wide audience.
Nybrogatan 16, Östermalm
Good value Giro sister restaurant
Giretto, on Nybrogatan, is run by the team behind Giro. Just like at Giro, Neapolitan pizzas take centre stage, although here the prices are slightly friendlier. The restaurant is open for both lunch and dinner and you order and pay for your pizzas at the counter.
Sigtunagatan 17, Vasastan
Grab a seat among the colourful bistro chairs and communal tables and find out what this rustic pizzeria in Vasastan is all about. Ingredients and flavours take centre stage and each week there's a seasonal "pizza of the week", in addition to the usual, small-scale menu. You can combine your pizza with a glass of "pizza wine", ordinary wine or a beer.
Biblioteksgatan 5, Norrmalm/City/Östermalm
Everything under one roof
Eataly on Biblioteksgatan covers two floors comprising restaurants, bars, a café and food hall, all in true Italian style. La Pasta & La Pizza on the second floor serves Neopolitan pizzas with slowly-fermented dough bases, with and without tomato sauce for real Italian aficionados. You can also get your pizza made from wholemeal flour.
Ringen Centrum, Skanstull/Södermalm
Delicious pizzas in Teatern food court
This pizza joint, part of the Teatern food court in Ringen shopping centre, churns out excellent pizzas from their 450 degree wood oven. The menu is relatively small but includes favourites for all tastes, using fine Italian ingredients.
Sturegatan 6, Östermalm
Innovative wood-fired pizzas
Brillo has become a go-to meeting place for Stockholmers, but it's just as popular among in-the-know tourists. They serve their famous pizza topped with bleak roe, and for anyone who wants to try something new there's even a breakfast pizza (with spinach, egg and avocado). Naturally you can also order traditional Italian pizzas too.
Bianchi Café & Cycles
Norrlandsgatan 16, Norrmalm/City
Pizza and bikes
Bianchi on Norrlandsgatan is a concept store for the iconic Italian bicycle brand, as well as a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant. Naturally, they serve artisan pizzas, direct from the pizza oven, at both lunch and dinner. Choose from the pizza menu which ranges from margheritas to more luxurious toppings.
1889 Fast Fine Pizza
Mäster Samuelsgatan 18, Norrmalm/City
Michelin chefs in the MOOD mall
1889 inside the MOOD Stockholm shopping centre has luxurious interiors with black marble and colourful street art. Pizzas are ordered at the counter and baked in the oven for two minutes. The menu is small but exciting (four pizzas with tomato sauce, four without) and was created with the help of international Michelin-starred chefs.
Långholmsgatan 17-21, Hornstull/Södermalm
Italian trattoria meets sports bar
Enzo's fuses a classic trattoria-feel with a relaxed sports bar ambiance and is considered to serve some of the best pizzas in the city. Reasonably priced, with a wafer-thin crust and a generous heaping of cheese and tomatoes.
Högbergsgatan 40, Södermalm
Genuine Neapolitan vibes
This Italian tavern has been a popular hangout since the 90's. Il Tempo and is famous for its wood-fired pizza oven and colour-popping red art-deco wallpaper. The kitchen fuses rustic Tuscan flavours with metropolitan influences.
Karlavägen 60, Östermalm
Little Italy in Östermalm
For a taste of the Italian neighbourhoods of New York, get down to Karlavägen and combine crispy pizzas with Italian wines at Fat Frank's, a pizzeria and wine bar with an intimate feel. You'll find classic pizzas on the menu along with slightly more modern variations such as chevre and fig.
The Italian Cousins
Odengatan 78, Vasastan
Authentic pizza deli
This little deli is run by two Italian cousins and the counter is stuffed with square pizza slices with various toppings, made from ingredients sourced from small-scale producers. You can also order an espresso or combine your pizza with a glass of natural wine, microbrewed beer or perhaps an Aperol spritz.
Il Forno da Gino
Fridhemsgatan 41, Kungsholmen
Satisfy your pizza-cravings
ll Forno da Gino is a popular addition to Stockholm's culinary offering. The menu features sophisticated Italian fare such as homemade pasta and not-your-ordinary pizza. The relaxed ambiance makes Il Forna ideal for casual hangouts.
Östgötagatan 65, Södermalm
Neapolitan in Södermalm
The Södermalm restaurant Pazzi serves Italian slow food in the form of slow-fermented Neapolitan pizzas. Choose from pizzas with or without tomato sauce and satisfy your cravings with everything from margheritas to truffle pizzas, or perhaps a pear and goats cheese pizza.
Sankt Eriksgatan 86, Vasastan
Pizza, pasta and grappa
A stone's throw from Sankt Eriksplan in one of the more peaceful parts of Vasastan you'll find Grappa on a corner, the al fresco dining area packed during the summer months. Grappa serves Italian cuisine, including a wide range of both classic and more innovative pizzas, which you can also order gluten-free. As the name suggests, you can round off your meal with a glass of grappa.
Café Dello Sport
Pålsundsgatan 8, Hornstull/Södermalm
Authentic pizza favourite in Hornstull
A well-loved and laid-back little regulars' haunt in Hornstull with an authentic Italian feel. Sure, it's a sports bar of sorts, but you can also come here to eat breakfast or - of course - to sate your hunger with one of the popular Italian pizzas served here.
Hornsgatan 148, Hornstull/Södermalm
Rimini is famous for its delectable thin-crust pizzas with fresh ingredients and creamy buffalo mozzarella. Feeling adventurous? The menu features innovative flavour sensations to tickle your fancy.
Ciao Ciao Grande
Storgatan 11, Östermalm
Ciao Ciao's flagship restaurant
Ciao Ciao has a long-standing reputation for their excellent wood-fired, Italian pizzas served at their branches around Stockholm. Their flagship restaurant right by Östermalmstorg serves more than just pizza, although these continue to be incredibly popular.
Pizzeria il Forno Vedugnen
Atlasgatan 9, Vasastan
A hidden gem
Despite its slightly anonymous location, this hidden gem is a popular haunt. The intimate tavern pays homage to its Italian heritage with bare brick walls, red-checkered table and candlelight. Its famous homemade pizzas are baked in a wood-fired oven.
Primitivo di Papa Gabi
Italian flavours in Älvsjö
Primitivo on Älvsjö torg serves classic pizzas in modern, rather elegant surroundings. There's something to satisfy all fans of traditional Italian cuisine, and you can even treat yourself to a pre-pizza cocktail.
Regeringsgatan 29, Norrmalm/City
Fancy something a little different? Eggs Inc. on Odengatan is an ambitious fastfood joint which makes food with one main ingredient; eggs. One of their specialties is egg pizza baked on an 100% egg base topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella, Västerbotten cheese, chorizo, wild mushrooms and red onions.