I consider myself somewhat of a connoisseur of pizza, and find conventional take-away pizzerias to be pretty oily and tasteless, so I’ve decided to sort out the best from the rest and have compiled a list of the top 5 pizza restaurants serving the best Summer Pizzas!

La Svolta
If Melbourne and Italy had a restaurant baby, La Svolta would be it.  Winning Melbourne’s ‘Best Pizzeria’ in this year’s Melbourne Pizza Festival, it encompasses everything a modern Melbourne/Italian restaurant should be. A mixture of culture, art and sophistication, and of course, delicious pizza.

Best Summer Pizza? The Pizza Verde; rocket, pesto, mozzarella, gorgonzola & prosciutto.

Location: 3-5 Cecil Place, Prahran
and 450 Hampton Street, Hampton

Lucky Coq
Located in the heart of Windsor on the corner of Chapel Street and High Street lives Lucky Coq, famous for their outrageous pizza creations and $4 pizza specials during the week.

Best Summer Pizza? Mixed Berry Pizza, with strawberries, raspberries, blueberries and mascarpone. Don’t have a sweet tooth? Poncho Pizza, with corn chips, tomato, beans, jalapenos, sour cream, spring onions, Spanish onion and mozzarella.

Located: Corner of Chapel St & High St, Windsor


The most lavish of the pizzerias listed, D.O.C uses only the best and freshest, locally sourced  and Italian imported ingredients. Paired with their housemade buffalo mozzarella, these pizzas will melt in your mouth..
Best Summer Pizza? Tiger Prawns Pizza A tomato base, topped with mozzarella, endives and fresh chillies.

Located: 295 Drummond Street, Carlton
and 22 Main St, Mornington



Baby Pizza

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner pizzas, open from 7am until 11pm, Baby has it all, fine pizzas at any time of the day. Baby Pizza uses fresh authentic Italian ingredients, they’re rustic and ‘home made’ in taste and appearance.
Best Summer Pizza? Bresaola Pizza, with mozzarella, gorgonzola, with lemon and thyme dressing.

Location: 631-633 Church St, Richmond

Mr Natural Vegetarian Pizza

Being a big hit with vegans and vegetarians, Mr Natural Vegetarian Pizza, is loaded with flavour. They really think outside the (pizza) box when it comes to toppings. They’re completely vegan and vegetarian (including soy cheese and animal rennet free cheese), so it’s guilt free and absolutely delicious!
Best Summer Pizza? Hawaiian, sultanas, corn, pineapple, capsicum, and shredded coconut (cheese optional).

Located: 469 Brunswick St, Fitzroy North

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