Pizza. It’s a crowd pleaser, it’s everyone’s favourite food and undoubtedly the perfect Friday night (or any nights) meal! There have been number of pizzerias popping up recently in South Australia, from tasty takeout pizza to trendy bars serving up the doughy-goodness and slick new restaurants specialising in Italy’s finest food. If you have a dinner date planned or you want to rug up on the couch for takeaway, these restaurants have got you covered.

319 Chalk Hill Rd, McLaren Val

If you’re an avid social media user, it’s likely you’ll have seen the bright blue and pink walls of Pizzateca covering many Instagram feeds. Located in the amazing wine region of McLaren Vale, you’ll sip on incredible drops while enjoying the simple and delicious pizzas served up at this spectacular venue.

Must Try: Salsiccia with house made pork, chilli and fennel seed sausage, wood smoked mozzarella, fior di latte, freshley sliced fennel and fennel tops.

Antica Pizzeria E Cucina
226 Morphett St, Adelaide / 144 B King William Rd, Hyde Park

Located in Hyde Park and Adelaide, Antica Pizzeria E Cucina is famous for their one metre pizzas on deliciously thick bases, perfect for those who can’t decide which slice they want more! From the modern fit out of each restaurant to the smell of wood-fired pizza and the handmade pasta made daily,  you’ll feel like you stepped straight into Italy from the moment you arrive.

Must Try: Funghi with fior di latte, porcini mushrooms, swissbrown mushrooms and truffle oil.

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Bianca Pizza
254 Pulteney St, Adelaide

Bianca Pizza is the newest contender on the Adelaide pizza scene cooking up simple pizzas with incredible ingredients that let the flavours do the talking! Better yet, Bianca Pizza is made for delivery, restaurant quality pizza enjoyed in the comfort of your own home? Yes please. Did we mention they also make a Malteser calzone…

Must Try: Miele with tomato, Casalingo salami, asiago cheese, honey chilli.

Sunny’s Pizza
17 Solomon St, Adelaide 

Tucked away between busy Hindley St and Currie St, Sunny’s Pizza is your entire night out in one venue. Calling themselves a Clubstaurant, Sunny’s turns into, as the name suggests, a club after dinner with Dj’s and dance floor included! With a great fit out and on-trend decor, Sunny’s is the ideal place for dinner and a few drinks! Oh and the pizzas are pretty amazing too!

Must Try: Pepperoni with squid ink cacciatore, pecorino, mozzarella, san marzano and olives. 

Tony Tomatoes
155-157 O’Connell St, North Adelaide

With a playful name comes playful pizzas. Serving their scrumptious pizzas on three tiered stands and boasting a menu big enough to please the fussiest eaters, Tony Tomatoes is the ideal place for sharing a mix of the restaurants dishes with friends and family. Unsure of where to start? Opt for the banquet menu and try a bit of everything!

Must Try: Jenny Craig Special with mozzarella, asiago cheese, gorgonzola, stracchino cheese and black pepper.

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EST Pizzeria
30 East Tce, Adelaide 

If you’re looking for an authentic Italian meal in the heart of the city, look no further! The pizza menu at EST Pizzeria is simple, with only eight options to choose from but they are all you need! From potato to prawn and cottechino, you’ll want to try them all before you ask for the bill! Dishing out incredible gnocchi and polenta, this restaurant is a must-try.

Must Try: Potato with Kipfler potato, speck, gorgonzola and rosemary.

Melt Pizzeria
1/160 King William Rd, Hyde Park / 38 Waymouth St, Adelaide /
269 Seaview Rd, Henley Beach

Having recently opened their third restaurant in Henley Beach, it’s no surprise Melt Pizzeria deliver tasty pizzas! Not only is each restaurant’s fit out beautiful but the food is next level! Specialising in pizzas, Melt Pizzeria also offer tapas specials that are always changing, so there’s always something new to try! Dining in at their Henley venue? Melt Henley also have a breakfast and brunch menu, perfect for the early risers.

Must Try: Chocolate and pistachio pizza with Frangelico cream.