Anyone who says that money cannot buy happiness has clearly never spent their money on pizza. Spending money on a pizza is completely worth it. It satisfies your hunger as well as brings joy to life. Pizza is one of the most popular available food options around the world as well as in India. In Mumbai alone, there is a new pizza brand opening every fortnight. Be it an office lunch or a house party, be it a midnight snack or just a quick takeaway, Pizza fits perfectly in all these situations. People don't mind eating pizza for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and midnight snacks. It's quick, cheesy, fills your stomach and two people can happily share a pizza. Also, the options available are unbelievable but if you want your vanilla cheese pizza there are a ton of options.
From fresh veggies like bell peppers, onions, broccoli to exotic toppings like jalapeños, olives, mushrooms - you can put anything on a pizza. If you are a cheese lover - pizza is your heaven. There is a variety of cheeses that go - Emmental, mozzarella, cheddar, and of course burrata. You can combine all of them and have a cheese party on your pizza, For a while, people add pineapple to their pizzas (debatable preference though) and Cheetos as well. Know any crazy such toppings? Not only toppings, pizza allows you to customize the type of bread you want as well. Thin crust, cheese burst or anything that you trust, you get it all.
Though originated in Italy and made famous by the Americans, pizza is pretty famous in India as well. Pizzas are available at every nook and corner in Mumbai. There is a Dominos and pizza hut at every kilometer and a gourmet pizza outlet at every 30mins interval. In recent times, there are many dark kitchens as well that are delivering the best pizzas in Mumbai. In this array of different options, there is something for everyone. Mumbai promises a good pizza experience. To make sure you never go wrong with this heaven of around, we have put down the ultimate guide to the best pizzas in Mumbai for you.
1. Pizza By The Bay
Ever walked through the main Churchgate lane and saw a restaurant with vintage windows and white walls - then that is it. Presenting you Pizza by the Bay (Previously known as Pizzeria and Jazz by The Bay) - set by the most amazing location in Mumbai, this place has its own vibe. Perfect for a date spot, family dinner or friends get-together, Pizza By the Bay fits all shoes. Known for its classic Bombay Masala Pizza that denotes the true flavor of Indian- Mumbai spice with a pan crust, this place serves one of the best veg as well as non-veg pizzas. Non-veg lovers can try the Chicken Tikka Pizza that comes with mouth-melting tender marinated chicken pieces. A lot of people are loyal to this place for years. Courteous staff, good service, and tasty food make up for the high prices. Pizza by the bay also serves some delicious garlic bread and pasta.
INR 2000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
If there is one 5-star hotel that serves the best pizza, it's Trattoria at Taj President. The place serves Pizzas 24/7 and the bread is really soft. What tops the experience is the amazing base sauce and their herb oils and surely the pizza crust. Frequently visited by a much-matured group of people, the place also serves a variety of soups and pasta. Do try their Focaccia topped with garlic and herbs. It surely will make you happy.
INR 2500, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
If you are looking for a fine dining pizza experience cincin is your spot. Tucked in Bkc, this place is known for its Sunday brunches. It's an authentic Italian restaurant, that serves one of the most delicious and tasty Italian food and not only pizzas. If it's Italian, no place can do without good pizzas. The bread is soft and light in the mouth and the cheese is exceptional as well. This place sees some very niche crowd and it's worth it once in a while.
INR 2000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
4. Ray’s Pizzeria and Café
If you want a feel of a small quiet pizzeria that serves one of the best home-styled made pizzas, Ray's is the place to go. Its homely vibe and the smell of freshly baked pizzas make any soul happy. Frequented by college groups and loyal customers, this place is always buzzing. The pizza is soft and what makes it different is the homemade fresh tomato sauce. Along with pizza, they serve some very delicious sandwiches, burgers and salads. Ray's has a variety of over 50 toppings and specializes in vegan and gluten-free pizzas. Their Grecko Pizza is a must-try. Ray’s with its cute European cafe vibe, is a total winner for a good pizza experience.
INR 1400, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
5. The Greedy Man Pizzeria
If there is one name that is recently doing the rounds, it's The Greedy man Pizzas. The pizzas are authentic Naples - styled with a thin crust. One can easily finish the small-sized pizza by themselves. Do try their mushroom and Roasted garlic pizza and for non-veg lovers, they serve the age-old Pepperoni pizza.
INR 1000, Cost for 2 | Open in Google Maps
6. Pizza Express
Having been a rage in Mumbai for quite some time, Pizza Express is the ideal place for a perfect-pizza meal. Pizza Express has branches in Mumbai, Delhi, and NCR and is quite popular amongst pizza lovers in all three cities. With the fantastic ambiance and great for family or friends get together - Pizza express serves gourmet pizzas with some pasta as well as delicious desserts. Their Basil pesto pizza and the caramelized onions pizza is absolutely delicious. Top their pizzas with chili and garlic oil, and you have a good meal right there. Don't miss their Philadelphia Cheesecake with lemon gelato - you can thank us later. If looking for something more, do try their Dough Balls.
INR 2000, Cost of 2 | Open in Google Maps; BKC & Multiple outlets
Cost for 2: Rs 2000
7. Joey’s Pizza
A destination for non-veg pizza lovers, Joey's Pizza serves melt-in-the-mouth pizzas. Joey's Pizza is a popular Pizza outlet with its branches located at Andheri (West) and Malad (West) in Mumbai. The outlet has been serving sumptuous vegetarian and non-vegetarian pizzas. The best part about the place is that it is very economically priced and with quality and quantities. Student crowd frequent the place. Some of the most ordered items are Meat Treat Pizza, Masala Chicken Pizza Sandwich, Barbecue Pizza, and many more. It's your next-door pizza joint.
When it comes to good views with good pizza, there is nothing better than Soho House's Cecconi. Again an Italian joint, this place is perfect for a pizza party and has the perfect ambiance. Set with the beautiful Juhu Beach, there is an amazing vibe to the place. Even a nonmember can enjoy a meal at this restaurant. Sangria by the bar and Pizzas are a few of our favorite things here. Do check the menu for some other Italian favorites.
INR 2500, Cost of 2 | Open in Google Maps
9. Juno’s Pizza
Juno's delivers one of the best vegetarian, vegan, Jain, and gluten-free pizzas in Mumbai. As they have been in the industry for a long, they understand pizzas well. What sets them apart is the homemade pizza sauce. Juno's pizza recipe was created in 1974 by our Grandma for her grandchildren. She used only real food she found in her home kitchen. Whether it's your cheat meal or weekly family fix Juno's Pizza is available to serve you.
INR800, Cost of 2 | Multiple Outlet
10. 1441 Pizzeria
Pizza in a dessert? Why not. 1441 Pizzeria got famous for its Nutella Pizza with Marshmallow. The perfect blend of pizzas and desserts. They also serve some yummy pizzas and again don't miss their Chili and garlic oil. They are so good, that they now sell only the oils as condiments. You can also customize your ingredient as per your taste. Do try the plain cheese pizza for some cheesy goodness. They also have a lot of other options on their menu.
INR 1000, Cost of 2 | Multiple Locations
11. Francesco's Pizzeria
Everything in life is available customized, then why not pizza. You can now get a pizza made in any shape or letter that you want. Be it A, Z, P or C - you can order an alphabet or number pizza from Fransisco. The pizza comes in that shape and are perfect for a surprise or as a gourmet gift. The best part is you can also customize your toppings according to your preferences.
INR 1200, Cost of 2 | Open in Google Maps
There's no better feeling in the world than a warm pizza slice in your hand that gets transferred to the mouth. A pizza slice a day keeps sadness away. So, if you ever want a good pizza meal, you know where to go. So here is our ultimate guide to the best pizzas in Mumbai. If you are a pizza lover, tell us your favorite pizza places in the comments below.