The 5 Best Pizzas in Cork

Everyone loves pizza! Whether you are a classic Margherita fan, a barbeque base kind of person or pineapple on pizza enthusiast there is something for everyone.

Pizza is the go-to meal for absolutely everything. You can get dressed up and go to an authentic Italian restaurant for a thin crust wood-fired pizza paired with a glass of wine, or you can order a takeaway pizza when you don’t want to leave the house.

Pizza is quite literally one of the best foods ever created, and Cork has many different pizzerias on offer.

So whether you are vegetarian, gluten-free or that pineapple on pizza person you are sure to find something for you in the pizzerias below.

5. Sliced

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Sliced is an Italian pizzeria/café located in Parnell Place, Cork City and opens from Sunday to Thursday from 11:30 am to 9:30 pm and Friday to Saturday from 11:30 am to 10 pm. They also have a restaurant in Ballincollig.

The pizza menu is extensive and split into an “originals” section and a “sliced sensations” section which features “The Happy Vegan” which is a new and improved vegan pizza.

The pizzas come in 9.5” or in 13”, and if nothing on the menu grabs your attention, you can create your own by choosing all your own toppings. You can also choose your own sauce from béchamel, passata, pesto or barbeque.

Sliced also offer a gluten-free base option. And if you can’t decide between the pizza and the salad you can go for the 50/50 deal which is any 7” pizza and a salad main for €15. Sliced is 100% worth a visit if you fancy a traditional wood-fired pizza in Cork City for a great price.

Address14 Parnell Pl, Centre, Cork, T12 XF7K, Ireland

4. Novecento Pizzeria

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Novecento Pizzeria is located on MacCurtain Street in Cork and opens 7 days a week from 12:30-11 pm.

As well as the restaurant they also have a new online ordering system which is so convenient for those days when you don’t want to leave the house but still want high-quality food!

The pizza menu is vast with a selection of pizzas ranging from the simple Margherita to a vegetarian option and then those for the more adventurous pizza lover like the “Pescatore” which is topped with smoked salmon, shrimp, and rocket.

They have a new 9” gluten-free option for those who cannot eat the regular pizza base.

The reviews for Novecento speak for themselves with an average of 4.5 out of 5 stars on Trip Advisor.

From the outside, the restaurant is unassuming and straightforward but the pizzas are outstanding and definitely worth a try!

Address39 MacCurtain Street, Montenotte, Cork, Ireland

3. Pompeii Pizza

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Pompeii Pizza is the typical Italian pizzeria serving delicious wood-fired pizza from 1 pm to 10 pm every day.

It is located in The Cave at the Franciscan Brewery Well in North Mall Cork.

The pizzas are large and generously topped, and the menu is vast with a ‘make-your-own’ option to ensure you enjoy your pizza and get to choose your favourite toppings.

The pizzas are very reasonably priced, and as it is located in an award-winning brewery, you can pair your pizza with a craft beer for the perfect combo.

This pizzerias ratings and reviews are excellent, and Pompeii Pizzeria is definitely worth a visit if you fancy an excellent pizza for a great price.

Address14 N Mall, Sunday’s Well, Cork, Ireland

2. Palmento

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Palmento is located in the heart of Douglas Village in Co. Cork and specialises in authentic Neapolitan sourdough pizza.

The Travolieri family have been serving fantastic pizza in Cork for more than 30 years, and Palmento offers a large menu of both classic and gourmet wood-fired Italian pizzas.

Palmento also provides a delivery service Tuesday to Sunday from 6 pm to 10 pm.

With over 11 different pizzas on the menu ranging from the classic Margherita to the more gourmet pizzas, the menu also has a few vegetarian options.

You can pair your pizza of choice with a coffee, a glass of one of the many different Spanish or Italian wines available or a locally sourced craft beer.

Palmento is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 5 pm to 10 pm, and although it may be slightly more expensive than other pizzerias, it is still reasonably priced for the quality and the perfect spot for an evening out.

Address2 Church St, Douglas, Cork, Ireland

1. Uncle Pete’s

Uncle Pete’s is a traditional Italian American style restaurant located on Paul Street in Cork City. It opens every day from 11:30 AM to 10:00 PM.

Uncle Pete’s has an interesting story behind the name as it was inspired by Pete Tarantino, an Italian American man who served in World War 2 and married into an Irish family.

Due to his kind and welcoming nature the restaurant was named after Pete.

The pizza range in Uncle Pete’s is quite extensive with the menu split into two sections: the “Classic” range which is full of the typical favourites or the “Artisan” range if you are feeling more adventurous.

The pizza base is well known for being the classic thin New York style, and the prices are very reasonable for the quality and size.

If you aren’t feeling any of the pizzas on the menu, you can start with the base and chose your own toppings to make a personalized pizza.

There is also a gluten-free base option. There is sure to be something for everyone at Uncle Pete’s!

Address40 Paul St, Centre, Cork, Ireland

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