The Best Pizza in Tampa

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Tampa Bay stands out as one of the jewels of America's Southeast, rich in history, culture, community and cuisine. The best pizza in Tampa Bay plays an integral part in that rich culinary scene, mixing traditional Italian styles with the refined flavors and creativity of the Southeast. But where are the in-the-know Tampa diners headed out to when looking for the best pizza in Tampa? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. Here, we've gathered information from in-the-know diners and visitors from Tampa to put together a list of the best pizza in Tampa. From refined downtown restaurants delivering all the traditional pizza favorites to local pubs and bars with delicious pies, the best pizza in Tampa has something for everyone. Grab a table at one of these excellent spots and enjoy dinner tonight!

Restaurants:Mediterraneo Ristorante Italiano, Beulah, Il Conte
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Italian, Contemporary Italian
Neighborhoods:Sarasota, Bradenton
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Mediterraneo Ristorante Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
1,359 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
This elegant Italian restaurant in Sarasota features some of the best pizza in Tampa. Right off Main Street, Mediterraneo features a full menu of Italian favorites along with wood-Read more
96% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Tampa / Central Florida West

Beulah

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
533 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
A classic Southern-tinged Italian restaurant, Beulah features some of the best pizza in Tampa. Head into this welcoming Main Street Sarasota spot to try one of the restaurant's claRead more
96% recommended
Best Service in Sarasota / Bradenton

Il Conte

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Bradenton
361 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
A highlight of the Bradenton dining scene, Il Conte is a cozy neighborhood gem with a full menu of classic Italian pizza favorites. Try the spicy “Diavola,” made with San Marzano tRead more
Neighborhood Gem in Tampa / Central Florida West

Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria-Sarasota

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
134 reviews
  • Casual
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
An authentic Napoletana pizzeria, the Florida favorite called Bavaro's features some of the best pizza in Tampa. The Sarasota installment of this chain is an excellent spot after aRead more
82% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Sarasota / Bradenton

Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria-St Pete

$$$$·Italian·
St. Petersburg
266 reviews
  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Cozy
The St. Petersburg location of this Florida favorite features some of the best wood-fired pizza in the state. Stop into this lively, engaging St. Petersburg hot spot for one of theRead more
91% recommended
Best Overall in St. Petersburg

Pascone's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Lakewood Ranch
254 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
An elegant restaurant in the heart of Sarasota. Pascone's is the place to go for an exquisite night out. This celebrated restaurant features a full list of Italian favorites along Read more
94% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Sarasota / Bradenton

Noble Crust - St. Petersburg

$$$$·Italian·
St. Petersburg
1,470 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies
This St. Petersburg favorite features some of the best pizza in the Tampa in a sleek and modern atmosphere. Grab a seat in the lively dining room for one of the Noble Crust's signaRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in St. Petersburg

Timpano Italian Chophouse - Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
1,749 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Romantic
After spending a day shopping in Tampa's famous Hyde Park district, Timpano offers a prime place for an Italian pizza dinner. This classic Italian steakhouse features a robust diniRead more
81% recommended
Hot Spot in Tampa / Central Florida West

Flavio's Brick Oven Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Siesta Key
526 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Authentic
  • Good for a Date
Only a few steps from the water in nearby Siesta Key, Flavio's is the place to kick back and relax after a day spent sightseeing in Tampa. This casual Italian eatery is the perfectRead more
95% recommended

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - Clearwater

$$$$·Italian·
Clearwater
32 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for Birthdays
The Clearwater installment of this Florida favorite delivers some of the best pizza in Tampa. At the heart of Anthony's is an 800-degree oven turning excellent pies and other ItaliRead more

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - North Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
9 reviews
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Great for Lunch
In nearby Brandon, the local outpost of the celebrated Florida chain Anthony's turns out some of the best pizza in the state. Grab one of the traditional or specialized pies baked Read more
100% recommended

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - South Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
6 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Fun
  • Happy Hour
Right in one of Tampa's most popular neighborhoods, the South Tampa installment of this Florida chain is a local favorite. It's an excellent spot for a pizza night out with friendsRead more
100% recommended

Maggiano's - Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
6,103 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
The Tampa Bay edition of this nationally-renowned chain features some of the best Italian food and the best pizza in town. Right next to Tampa's Westshore Plaza Mall, Maggiano's faRead more
94% recommended
Italian in Tampa
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Seasons 52 - Tampa

$$$$·American·
Tampa
5,883 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
A quiet but elegant Italian restaurant in the Westshore Palms neighborhood of Tampa, Seasons 52 is the place to go in Tampa for an upscale Italian meal. Grab a seat in the stylish Read more
96% recommended
Healthy in Tampa / Central Florida West

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Tampa

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tampa
5,086 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Wine and pizza is an unbeatable combination, and the Florida edition of the Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant spotlights this excellent pairing. Stop into this upscale dining room Read more
92% recommended
Notable Wine List in Tampa / Central Florida West

Ciccio's / Water

$$$$·Californian·
Tampa
352 reviews
  • Casual
  • Healthy
  • Good for Groups
This unique Tampa dining concept combines classic seafood and sushi favorites with some of the best pizza in Tampa. Try the Ciccio brick oven pizza menu for some of the restaurant'Read more
93% recommended
Best Overall in Tampa / Central Florida West

Oggi Italian - Davis Islands

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
117 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Authentic
Oggi is an excellent Italian dining spot in the heart of the Davis Islands neighborhood. This casual, laid-back place is the spot to go for some of the best brunch and some of the Read more
92% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Tampa / Central Florida West

Splitsville Restaurant Tampa - Dining Only

$$$$·American·
Tampa
29 reviews
  • Fun
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
Only a few blocks away from the Amalie Arena, Splitsville is a great place to go for fun and pies before an event downtown. Stop into Splitsville for some of the best pizza in TampRead more
100% recommended
Kid Friendly in Tampa / Central Florida West

Le Colonne Restaurant- St. Armands

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
173 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • People Watching
Le Colonne is a must-go for anyone visiting the hot spot of St. Armands Circle in Sarasota. Grab a seat by the window and watch the city go by in this comfortable, modern Italian hRead more
81% recommended
Romantic in Sarasota / Bradenton

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Tampa - International

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
992 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
One of the more exciting spots in Tampa, the BRIO restaurant is a rustic and appealing Tuscan-style grille. The menu includes a full range of Italian favorites alongside of the besRead more
85% recommended
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