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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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Blogger and ex-Montreal pastry chef Natasha Pickowicz calls Via's Funghi Misti pizza "astonishing." [Photo]

Marconi Pizzeria

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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]

Pizzeria Villeray

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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]

Capitol

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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]

Prato Pizzeria

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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]

Il Focolaio

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Wood-fired thin crust pizza in the heart of Downtown since 1984. [Photo]

Le Merchant Royal

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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]

Pizzaiolle

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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]

Pizza Chez Dany

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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]
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.

Restaurant Bardeco

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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.

Boulangerie Luigi

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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]

Via

Blogger and ex-Montreal pastry chef Natasha Pickowicz calls Via's Funghi Misti pizza "astonishing." [Photo]

Marconi Pizzeria

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]

Pizzeria Villeray

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]

Capitol

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]

Prato Pizzeria

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]

Il Focolaio

Wood-fired thin crust pizza in the heart of Downtown since 1984. [Photo]

Le Merchant Royal

The cult-like acclaim Ryan Dixon won for his pizza at Jane is still in effect at this Old Montreal tavern. [Photo]

Pizzaiolle

This family-run operation has been in business since 1981 and now runs four pizzerias, all of which use Caputo 00 exclusively. [Photo]

Pizza Chez Dany

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]

Gigi's

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.

Restaurant Bardeco

The pizza once voted the best in Montreal in a Gazette poll is still a fixture in Lachine and Ville Émard.

Boulangerie Luigi

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]

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