The Best Pizza in Milwaukee

Milwaukee is home to a range of exciting cuisines, from French dishes introduced by the original colonists to Middle Eastern and Mexican recipes. But in a city that hosts an annual Festa Italiana, it’s no surprise that pizza is always a popular choice. Whether you love classic pies or funky, creative pizzas, there is every kind of pizza imaginable available in Wisconsin’s largest city. But where are the smartest, savviest pizza lovers eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We found thousands of pizza places to find the best pizza in Milwaukee -- with a bit of help from OpenTable’s most seasoned, expert diners. Take a mouthwatering journey through our list of the best pizza in Milwaukee and book a table tonight.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Zarletti - Mequon, Trouble and Sons Pizzeria, Pizza Man - Milwaukee
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian
Neighborhoods:Mequon, Whitefish Bay, Shorewood
Party Size
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Date
Time
7:00 PM

Zarletti - Mequon

$$$$·Italian·
Mequon
841 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for Anniversaries

Brian Zarletti started his Italian adventure Downtown, and the Mequon branch of his eponymous restaurant has only built on that success. Authentic, hand-crafted Neapolitan pizza is lovingly prepared a...

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Italian in Milwaukee

Trouble and Sons Pizzeria

$$$$·Italian·
Whitefish Bay
260 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Kid-friendly
  • Cozy

Nestled in the community of Whitefish Bay is a pizzeria from the team behind American comfort food favorite Moxie. Moxie gets a mention in Trouble and Sons’ menu, via a pizza laden with basil pesto sh...

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Kid Friendly in Wisconsin

Pizza Man - Milwaukee

$$$$·Italian·
Shorewood
365 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual

With several branches in and around the area, Pizza Man is a bit of an institution when it comes to the best pizza in Milwaukee. They’ve been serving up innovative pies since 1970, and their popularit...

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Neighborhood Gem in Wisconsin

Zaffiro's - Mequon

$$$$·Italian·
Mequon
266 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for Groups

Everything is a little bit different at Zaffiro’s, and we do mean different in a good way. The crust is super thin. They slice the cheese rather than grating it. And, as part of the Marcus North Shore...

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IL Mito Enoteca

$$$$·Italian·
Milwaukee
1,835 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries

Il Mito in Wauwatosa Village is one of the area’s most popular Italian eateries, and with good reason. Staff always give a warm welcome, and Chef Michael Feker has created a menu that’s part North Ita...

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Neighborhood Gem in Wisconsin
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Pizza Man - Wauwatosa

$$$$·Italian·
Wauwatosa
529 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies

Pizza Man have a catchphrase: Cheese on top, wine on tap. They certainly deliver on this promise. The Wauwatosa restaurant is warm and welcoming, in wood and bare brick. There are chandeliers made out...

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Good for Groups in Wisconsin

Zaffiro's - New Berlin / Marcus Ridge Cinema

$$$$·Pizzeria·
New Berlin
193 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch

Not many pizzerias can boast over half a century of experience. Zaffiro’s can. They started in 1954 with a trend-bucking, thin pizza unlike any other around at the time. Today, they call this pizza th...

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Bravo Italian Kitchen - Milwaukee - Brookfield

$$$$·Italian·
Brookfield
979 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Lunch

Brookfield’s Bravo Cucina is distinctly Roman in feel, from the prominent pillars around the restaurant to the marble and greenery amongst the décor. The extensive menu explores just about every aspec...

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Good for Groups in Wisconsin

Cento

$$$$·Italian·
Madison
2,234 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic

A cool grey and cream interior and glossy black tables instantly impress diners upon entering Cento. This Madison Italian restaurant operates with a farm-to-fork ethos, with most ingredients sourced l...

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Italian in Wisconsin
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Lucille

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Madison
564 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem

Lucille is set in the heart of Madison, and runs over three levels offering cocktails, craft beers, sharing platters -- and some of the best pizza in Milwaukee. They take their pizza seriously, going ...

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Good for Groups in Madison
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Transfer Pizzeria Cafe

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Milwaukee
3 reviews
  • Good for Groups

Pizza and live music? That’s what’s on offer at Transfer Pizzeria Café in Clock Tower Acres. A relaxed and informal joint, Transfer offers a huge coffee menu plus some of the best pizza in Milwaukee. ...

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Sugar River Pizza Company

$$$$·Pizzeria·
Madison
360 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly

Is it a coincidence that a town named after one of Italy’s greatest cities has some fantastic pizza? Probably, but regardless, Sugar River Pizza Company is certainly helping put Verona, Wisconsin, on ...

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Best Value in Wisconsin
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