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 Lists. 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, Flavio Downtown Sarasota, Il Conte
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:Italian, Contemporary Italian
Neighborhoods:Sarasota, Bradenton

Mediterraneo Ristorante Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
1,604 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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
95% recommended
Italian in Tampa / Central Florida West

Flavio Downtown Sarasota

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
626 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
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
93% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Tampa / Central Florida West

Il Conte

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Bradenton
397 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • 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
100% recommended
Kid Friendly in Tampa / Central Florida West

Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria-Sarasota

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
210 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Groups
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
98% recommended
Hot Spot in Tampa / Central Florida West

Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria-St Pete

$$$$·Italian·
St. Petersburg
327 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
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
97% recommended
Great for Lunch in Tampa / Central Florida West

Pascone's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Lakewood Ranch
353 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
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
96% recommended

Noble Crust - St. Petersburg

$$$$·Italian·
St. Petersburg
1,588 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Casual
  • 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
96% recommended
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Flavio's Brick Oven Bar - Siesta Key

$$$$·Italian·
Siesta Key
628 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Notable Wine List
  • 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
90% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Tampa / Central Florida West

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - Clearwater

$$$$·Italian·
Clearwater
35 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Fun
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
100% recommended
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Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - North Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
13 reviews
  • Casual
  • Kid-friendly
  • Creative Cuisine
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
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Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - South Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
7 reviews
  • Fun
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Bar Seating
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
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Maggiano's - Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
6,108 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
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
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Seasons 52 - Tampa

$$$$·American·
Tampa
6,203 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
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
5,995 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
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
98% recommended
Notable Wine List in Tampa / Central Florida West
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Ciccio's / Water

$$$$·Californian·
Tampa
356 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Hot Spot
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
96% recommended
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Oggi Italian - Davis Islands

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
293 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
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
95% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Tampa

Splitsville Restaurant Tampa Dining Only

$$$$·American·
Tampa
50 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Fun
  • Good for Groups
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
Kid Friendly in Tampa / Central Florida West

Le Colonne Restaurant- St. Armands

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
265 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
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
88% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Tampa / Central Florida West

Brio Italian Grille - Tampa - International

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
1,086 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
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
92% recommended
Italian in Tampa

Timpano Italian Chophouse - Tampa - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
1,766 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
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
88% recommended
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