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12 Epic Montreal Pizzas, the Best of the Rest

Montreal has strong pizza game.

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You may have seen the map of 25 Epic Montreal Pizzas to Eat Before You Die. Or the map of 10 Killer Montreal Slab Pizzas. Well, this being Montreal and the subject matter being pizza, both elicited a deluge of commentary, feedback and suggestions.

So, without further ado, we present the best of the rest - a map of twelve above-average pizzerias with very loyal - and well-fed - customers.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.
4711 Rue d'Amiens, Montreal, QC
H1H 3J7, Canada
(514) 321-3636
Blogger and ex-Montreal pastry chef Natasha Pickowicz calls Via's Funghi Misti pizza "astonishing." [Photo]

2. Marconi Pizzeria

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2224, rue Beaubien Est, Montreal
QC H2G 1M7, Canada
(514) 722-5222
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We had some fun at Marconi's expense over the abomination that is pizzaghetti but the truth is that the Beaubien spot is a bit of a local legend - with very consistent pizza at that. [Photo]

3. Pizzeria Villeray

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401 rue Villeray, Montreal, QC
H2R 1H2, Canada
(514) 273-4744
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A typical endorsement for Pizzeria Villeray, from a Yelper: "Food is pretty fresh even if it's fast food, you won't get that awkward feeling as if somebody raped your mouth with monosodium glutamate the next day." [Photo]

4. Capitol

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158 Place du Marché-du-Nord, Montreal
QC H2S 1A1, Canada
(514) 276-1345
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A butcher in name - and practice - Capitol also has some of the best homemade pizza dough in the city. Conveniently located in Marché Jean-Talon. [Photo]

5. Prato Pizzeria

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3891 St-Laurent, Montreal
QC, Canada
(514) 285-1616
One of the only, if not the only, pizzeria with a coal-burning oven in Montreal, Prato's pies get a lot of love from chefs in the city. [Photo]

6. Il Focolaio

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1223 Place Philips, Montreal
QC H3B 3E9, Canada
(514) 879-1045
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Wood-fired thin crust pizza in the heart of Downtown since 1984. [Photo]

7. Le Merchant Royal

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394m rue Saint-Jacques Ouest, Montreal, QC
H2Y 0A2, Canada
(514) 985-0394
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The cult-like acclaim Ryan Dixon won for his pizza at Jane is still in effect at this Old Montreal tavern. [Photo]

8. Pizzaiolle

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600 rue Rue Marguerite-d'Youville, Montreal
QC H3C 1W7, Canada
(514) 282-5757
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This family-run operation has been in business since 1981 and now runs four pizzerias, all of which use Caputo 00 exclusively. [Photo]

9. Pizza Chez Dany

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1237 Rue de la Montagne, Montreal, QC
H3G 1Z2, Canada
(514) 878-2311
One online reviewer writes of Chez Dany: "Dany Pizza is a hole in the wall. Literally, this place is so small he has an oven and a counter." [Photo]

10. Gigi's

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302 Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire
QC, Canada
(514) 697-4587
One enthusiastic Torontonian proclaims Gigi's has the “Best Pizza in the Province of Quebec” on TripAdvisor. The Pointe-Claire Village spot also gets a thumbs-up from Joe Beef's Dave McMillan.

11. Restaurant Bardeco

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601 Rue Notre-Dame, Lachine, Quebec
H8S 2B4, Canada
(514) 639-7474
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The pizza once voted the best in Montreal in a Gazette poll is still a fixture in Lachine and Ville Émard.

12. Boulangerie Luigi

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1276 Dollard ave., LaSalle, Quebec
H8N 2P2, Canada
(514) 363-8776
We can make a good case that LaSalle is pizza central in Montreal. Luigi's makes that square pizza fresh every day - and antipasti and cakes et al. [Photo]

1. Via

4711 Rue d'Amiens, Montreal, QC, H1H 3J7, Canada
Blogger and ex-Montreal pastry chef Natasha Pickowicz calls Via's Funghi Misti pizza "astonishing." [Photo]
4711 Rue d'Amiens, Montreal, QC
H1H 3J7, Canada

2. Marconi Pizzeria

2224, rue Beaubien Est, Montreal, QC H2G 1M7, Canada
We had some fun at Marconi's expense over the abomination that is pizzaghetti but the truth is that the Beaubien spot is a bit of a local legend - with very consistent pizza at that. [Photo]
2224, rue Beaubien Est, Montreal
QC H2G 1M7, Canada

3. Pizzeria Villeray

401 rue Villeray, Montreal, QC, H2R 1H2, Canada
A typical endorsement for Pizzeria Villeray, from a Yelper: "Food is pretty fresh even if it's fast food, you won't get that awkward feeling as if somebody raped your mouth with monosodium glutamate the next day." [Photo]
401 rue Villeray, Montreal, QC
H2R 1H2, Canada

4. Capitol

158 Place du Marché-du-Nord, Montreal, QC H2S 1A1, Canada
A butcher in name - and practice - Capitol also has some of the best homemade pizza dough in the city. Conveniently located in Marché Jean-Talon. [Photo]
158 Place du Marché-du-Nord, Montreal
QC H2S 1A1, Canada

5. Prato Pizzeria

3891 St-Laurent, Montreal, QC, Canada
One of the only, if not the only, pizzeria with a coal-burning oven in Montreal, Prato's pies get a lot of love from chefs in the city. [Photo]
3891 St-Laurent, Montreal
QC, Canada

6. Il Focolaio

1223 Place Philips, Montreal, QC H3B 3E9, Canada
Wood-fired thin crust pizza in the heart of Downtown since 1984. [Photo]
1223 Place Philips, Montreal
QC H3B 3E9, Canada

7. Le Merchant Royal

394m rue Saint-Jacques Ouest, Montreal, QC, H2Y 0A2, Canada
The cult-like acclaim Ryan Dixon won for his pizza at Jane is still in effect at this Old Montreal tavern. [Photo]
394m rue Saint-Jacques Ouest, Montreal, QC
H2Y 0A2, Canada

8. Pizzaiolle

600 rue Rue Marguerite-d'Youville, Montreal, QC H3C 1W7, Canada
This family-run operation has been in business since 1981 and now runs four pizzerias, all of which use Caputo 00 exclusively. [Photo]
600 rue Rue Marguerite-d'Youville, Montreal
QC H3C 1W7, Canada

9. Pizza Chez Dany

1237 Rue de la Montagne, Montreal, QC, H3G 1Z2, Canada
One online reviewer writes of Chez Dany: "Dany Pizza is a hole in the wall. Literally, this place is so small he has an oven and a counter." [Photo]
1237 Rue de la Montagne, Montreal, QC
H3G 1Z2, Canada

10. Gigi's

302 Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire, QC, Canada
One enthusiastic Torontonian proclaims Gigi's has the “Best Pizza in the Province of Quebec” on TripAdvisor. The Pointe-Claire Village spot also gets a thumbs-up from Joe Beef's Dave McMillan.
302 Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire
QC, Canada

11. Restaurant Bardeco

601 Rue Notre-Dame, Lachine, Quebec, H8S 2B4, Canada
The pizza once voted the best in Montreal in a Gazette poll is still a fixture in Lachine and Ville Émard.
601 Rue Notre-Dame, Lachine, Quebec
H8S 2B4, Canada

12. Boulangerie Luigi

1276 Dollard ave., LaSalle, Quebec, H8N 2P2, Canada
We can make a good case that LaSalle is pizza central in Montreal. Luigi's makes that square pizza fresh every day - and antipasti and cakes et al. [Photo]
1276 Dollard ave., LaSalle, Quebec
H8N 2P2, Canada

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