The Best Pizza in Tampa

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!

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Mediterraneo Ristorante Italiano, Flavio Downtown Sarasota, Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria-Sarasota
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Italian
Neighborhoods:Sarasota
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Mediterraneo Ristorante Italiano

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
1,974 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood 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-fired pizzas. Try on...

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Italian in Sarasota / Bradenton

Flavio Downtown Sarasota

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
770 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood 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 classic or signature wo...

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Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria-Sarasota

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
327 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual

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 a day out sightseeing...

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Outdoor Eating in Tampa / Central Florida West

Bavaro's Pizza Napoletana & Pastaria-St Pete

$$$$·Italian·
St. Petersburg
434 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Bar Seating

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 the restaurant's signat...

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Hot Spot in St. Petersburg

Pascone's Ristorante

$$$$·Italian·
Lakewood Ranch
442 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions

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 with some of the bes...

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Neighbourhood Gem in Tampa / Central Florida West

Timpano Italian Chophouse - Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
1,724 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Special Occasions
  • Vibrant Bar Scene

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 dining experience with a...

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Flavio's Brick Oven Bar - Siesta Key

$$$$·Italian·
Siesta Key
772 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Casual

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 perfect place for a pie and...

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Hot Spot in Sarasota / Bradenton

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - Clearwater

$$$$·Italian·
Clearwater
37 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • 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 Italian treasures. Try on...

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Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - North Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
16 reviews
  • Casual
  • Child 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 in the restaurant's ...

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Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza - South Tampa

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
8 reviews
  • Fun
  • Outdoor Eating
  • 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 friends and family. Go for ...

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Seasons 52 - Tampa

$$$$·American·
Tampa
6,379 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies

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 dining room or bar a...

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American in Tampa / Central Florida West

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant - Tampa

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Tampa
6,831 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance

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 and bar to enjoy a s...

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Notable Wine List in Tampa / Central Florida West
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Ciccio's / Water

$$$$·Californian·
Tampa
347 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighbourhood 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's highlights. The pl...

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Oggi Italian - Davis Islands

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
455 reviews
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date

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 best pizza in Tampa...

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Neighbourhood Gem in Tampa / Central Florida West

Splitsville Restaurant Tampa Dining Only

$$$$·American·
Tampa
67 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
  • Child Friendly

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 Tampa alongside a roster...

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Child Friendly in Tampa / Central Florida West

Le Colonne Restaurant- St. Armands

$$$$·Italian·
Sarasota
357 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Group Bookings
  • Outdoor Eating

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 hot spot. For dinner ...

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Brio Italian Grille - Tampa - International

$$$$·Italian·
Tampa
1,158 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Special Occasions
  • Casual

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 best pizza in Tampa. Go...

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Lunch in Tampa / Central Florida West