Irish pizzeria ranked among best pizzas in the world

Fancy a slice of the action while in Galway? If so, you need to check out this fantastic local pizzeria, whose pizzas have been ranked among the best in the world.

A much-loved Irish pizzeria has made its mark on the global stage, ranking among the best pizzas in the world.

Pizza isn’t generally the first dish that comes to mind when we think of Irish food. The delicious cheesy, tomatoey dish is more commonly associated with locations such as Italy, New York, Chicago and London.

However, this Irish pizzeria has even got Italians talking as it claims its place among the best pizzas in the world.

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An Irish pizzeria has ranked among the best pizzas in the world.
Credit: Facebook / @thedoughbros

The Dough Bros, located on Middle Street in Galway city, is the Irish pizzeria that ranked among the best pizzas in the world.

The pizza shop started life as a food truck at Galway Market back in 2013. Since then, has grown to become one of the most beloved eateries in the west of Ireland.

Recently, brothers Eugene and Ronan Greaney, who run the popular pizzeria, also started serving their popular pizzas at the famous O’Connell’s Pub in Galway’s Eyre Square.

They are known for their freshly baked dough, creative toppings, and delicious flavours. So, enjoying a slice at this iconic pizzeria is a must for those visiting the Capital of Culture.

A prestigious award ‒ Irish pizzeria ranked among best pizzas in the world

The Dough Bros is a beloved Galway pizzeria.
Credit: Facebook / @thedoughbros

During a ceremony that took place in Naples, Italy ‒ the homeland of pizza ‒ The Dough Bros was named by 50 Top Pizza, The Guide to The Best Pizzerias in the World’s 2022 awards as the 79th best pizza restaurant in the world.

Facing tough competition from renowned pizza chefs across Italy, the United States, the UK, and more, the Irish pizzeria fared incredibly well in the rankings.

Taking to Twitter, the Galway brothers announced their win. They wrote, “Just voted #79 Best Pizzeria in the World by @50TopPizza in Naples.

“This is a life high that will be hard beat. Congrats to the legend Anthony Mangieri from #unapizzanapoletana on claiming joint top spot.”

A multi-award-winning pizzeria ‒ plenty of praise

One Irish pizzeria has ranked among the best pizzas in the world.
Credit: Facebook / @thedoughbros

This is not the first time the Irish pizzeria has been ranked among best pizzas in the world. Last year, 50 Top Pizza named The Dough Bros the top pizza takeaway in Europe.

Earlier this year, they won 19th place in the ‘Top 50 Pizzas in Europe’ awards held in Milan. They also won the award for ‘Top Pizzeria in Ireland’ in 2021. So, if you haven’t visited yet, then what are you waiting for?

I Masanielli in Caserta, Italy, claimed joint first place alongside Una Pizza Napoletana in New York at the 50 Top Pizza awards this year. Peppe Pizzeria in Paris ranked third, closely followed by 50 Kalò in Naples, which claimed fourth.

10 Diego Vitagliano Pizzeria in Naples ranked fifth, while I Tigli in San Bonifacio ranked sixth. Francesco and Salvatore Salvo in Naples claimed seventh, Seu Pizza Illuminati in Rome eighth, and La Notizia 94 in Naples ninth.

Closing out the top ten, popular San Francisco pizzeria Tony’s Pizza Napoletana claimed the tenth spot. The Dough Bros in Galway was the only Irish pizzeria to make the top 100 list.

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