Wood-fired Pizza Spots Offering Takeout and Delivery Across Canada

Since its origins in 16th Century Naples, pizza has come a long way from its humble roots as a simple flatbread coated in lard and cooked in a wood-fired oven. Though pizza ovens have undergone many technological advancements over the course of history, ask any traditional pizza enthusiast, and they’ll tell you that wood-fired pizza is still the absolute best way to cook an authentic pizza.

Wood-fire ovens get super hot, around 900 degrees Fahrenheit, and can cook a pizza in only a minute or two. This is what gives wood-fired pizza that amazing fluffy but crispy crust texture and hint of smokiness while allowing toppings to hold onto their freshness.

For the love of good old fashioned pizza, here is a list of our picks across Canada for ordering wood-fired pizza to go:

Antico Pizza Napoletana (Kelowna, BC)

Family-owned Antico Pizza Napoletana prides themselves on tradition. Here, your pizza is prepared by pizzaiolos trained in Naples in the centuries old tradition. After rising naturally for 24-36 hours, your handmade dough will be layered with your chosen toppings and fired in a true Neapolitan oven straight from Naples at 950 degrees Fahrenheit for 90 seconds.

Address: 347 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna | @anticopizza

The Rustic Crust (Trail, BC)

The Rustic Pizza began with a dad who built his own wood-fire oven and grew an obsession for creating the perfect crust. They evolved into selling their delicious wood-fired pizza at local markets and events and now operate a bustling bistro along the Columbia River. Here you’ll also find take-and-bake pizzas and hand-crafted gelato.

Address: 1208 Columbia Avenue (laneway), Trail | @rusticcrusttrail


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Pizza Culture (Calgary, AB)

Meet the pizza joint in Calgary that is lovingly dedicated to tradition. Their pizza making techniques are passed down from generation to generation, and they pride themselves on creating pizza that hasn’t changed since 16th century Naples. With a simple, 4-ingredient crust and fresh ingredients sourced locally or imported from Italy, Pizza Culture is serving up a wonderful homage to traditional Neapolitan pies.

Address: 1114 Edmonton Trail #1, Calgary | @pizzacultureyyc


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Santa Ana Pizzeria (Winnipeg, MB)

Winnipeg’s Santa Ana Pizzeria and Bistro has all the pizza flavours you crave, like Deluxe, Meat Lovers, and Vegetarian, along with some more creative offerings like the Pacific with shrimp, celery, and sun-dried tomato or the Buffalo Chicken with spicy buffalo sauce. You’ll also find some other smoky wood-fired items on the menu like Wood-fired Sirloin Beef or Wood-fired sausage.

Address: 1631 St Mary’s Rd Unit F, Winnipeg | @santaanapizzeria

Pizzeria Libretto (Toronto, ON)

Since opening their first location on Ossington in August 2008, Pizzeria Libretto has expanded to 5 locations across the city of Toronto. In a commitment to deliver Toronto a true Southern Italian pizza experience, they were one of the first Toronto restaurants to offer patrons VPN certified pizza (adhering to strict Napoli government guidelines). Today, they harmoniously balance traditional Italian heritage while honouring the fruitful ingredients Canada’s land has to offer.

Locations | @pizzerialibretto


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Nina Pizza Napolitaine (St-Roch, QC)

With two Quebec locations in St-Roch and St-Jean-Baptiste, Nina is a pizzeria traditionalists flock to. Two friends teamed up, becoming certified Neapolitan Pizzaiolos by the APN, to bring Quebec traditional Neapolitan pizza cooked in 90 seconds in a traditional wood-fired oven imported from Naples.

Locations | @_ninapizzanapolitaine_

Pomodori Pizzeria (Moncton, NB)

This Moncton pizzeria was born out of one family’s desire to have a place to take their young family for a quick meal that was delicious and healthy. Filling a niche in Moncton’s restaurant scene, they decided to open up a made-to-order Neapolitan pizzeria serving wood-fired pizza, hand-stretched and char-blistered, alongside fresh salads and house-made gelato.

Address: 686 St George Blvd., Moncton | @pomodori_pizzeria

Piatto Pizzeria + Enoteca (Multiple Locations)

Piatto brings the flavours of Naples to Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, PEI, and Ontario. The Vallis family started with a love for Friday night pizza (like many North American families). By turning vacations into research, they came to offer an authentic, VPN certified Neapolitan pizza experience in Canada. Proofed dough is hand-stretched on marble countertops, topped with San Marzano tomatoes, and fired in 900 degrees Fahrenheit for 90 seconds, just as it has been in Naples for over 200 years.

Locations | @piattopizzeria