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The Best Pizza Places in Malta & Gozo!

  • Dec 4, 2021 each pizza an extra "oomph"!

Scouring the net for the best pizza places in Malta and Gozo? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the best pizzerias in Malta and Gozo that you can refer to when you visit Malta. You can thank us later. 

Vecchia Napoli (Sliema, Valletta, Skyparks, Salini & Qawra)

With 6 outlets across the Maltese islands, it’s safe to say that Vecchia Napoli is a lot of people’s go-to eatery for their pizza fix. All Vecchia Napoli eateries feature a wood brick oven made from slow-burning beech or oak – giving each pizza an extra “oomph”. The restaurant has an attractive offer for large groups – an all-inclusive meal (four-course meal, free-flowing wine, water and beer) at only 27 euro per person!

Sotto Pinsa Romana, Valletta

This Roman pizzeria in the heart of Valletta prides itself in using four different types of flour and implementing a leavening period of 72 hours. Sotto is known for its staff’s hospitality and its pizzas’ authentic Roman taste – which is second to none!

Nenu The Artisan Baker (Valletta & Mgarr)

As the name suggests, Nenu The Artisan Baker is all about history and tradition. The concept is a fusion of Maltese cooking, history, memorabilia and entertainment. In addition to its excellent Maltese ftiras (Maltese-style pizzas), the bakery also has a Bake Your Own Ftira class which teaches interested individuals how to make their own ftira. 

Al Legna Pizzeria (Marsaskala)

Al Legna is situated in the seaside town of Marsaskala. The eatery is well-known among locals for its great selection of pizzas – which include a couple of specials such as La Zia (with pumpkin cream base), Tartufata (basically a truffle extravaganza) and Ferrari (with mince-meat and salted ricotta). Definitely makes for an interesting pizza tasting experience!

I Monelli Restaurant (St. Julian’s) 

I Monelli is a family affair: it’s run by two Sicilian brothers, Luca and Riccardo, who have a passion for authentic Sicilian food. The resident pizzaiolo use simple, fresh ingredients to create distinctly Sicilian pizzas that will surely tickle your taste buds. 

Sally Port (Valletta)

This quaint eatery in Valletta is known for its bright red exterior, its old-school vibe and its Neapolitan-style pizzas. In addition to classics such as Margherita, Capriciosa and FunghiSally Port offers a nice selection of Sally Port-exclusive pizzas, cocktails, wines, starters, desserts and platters.

Sciantusi (Sliema) 

In the urban hub of St Julian’s lies Sciantusi, a modern Italian restaurant with mouth-watering, traditional Italian dishes – including Neapolitan-style pizzas, gourmet burgers, fresh pasta and homemade desserts… perfect for a post-shopping-spree meal.

Maxokk Bakery (Gozo)

Maxokk is a small, family-run bakery in Nadur in Gozo, that has been feeding locals and tourists alike for the past 80 years. People travel far and wide to taste the bakery’s bread and ftira. The bakery’s defining characteristics are its old brick oven and the family’s traditional cooking method which is passed from generation to generation. 

Mekren’s Bakery (Gozo)

Mekren’s is conveniently located on your way to Ramla Bay – meaning that you can pick up your ftira and eat it at Ramla Bay. Mekren’s make some of islands’ best bread and ftiras as everything’s carefully hand-shaped and cooked in a limestone wood-burning oven – definitely a winning combo!