While Tel Aviv is known for the nightlife, the beaches, and the culinary scene, there is an ever-growing pizza movement in the city. Pizza in Tel Aviv is a staple for locals and tourists alike and can be found all around the city at all hours of the day or night. From thin-crust to Neapolitan style, and standard toppings to gourmet options, Tel Aviv has it all! Here is some of the best pizza in Tel Aviv.
Tucked away in Shuk Levinsky on Merkhavya street, Lila pizza is a local joint serving fresh and delicious pizza. With the exception of Fridays and Saturdays (which opens at 12:00 pm), most days Lila opens at 16:00 and fills up quickly throughout the evening. The atmosphere is fun, vibrant and inviting, and they serve some of the best pizza in Tel Aviv. With inventive toppings like bacon and honey pizza or kale and artichoke, the crust is just as important and tasty at Lila. Another pizza worth trying is the Avocado Marinara, along with their salads. Be warned, Lila fills up quick so come early and be prepared to wait for a table. For those who can’t wait, order take out and pick it up to enjoy at home.
Merkhavya St 4, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Another neighborhood favorite found in Florentin, Guiseppe is a small, hidden gem serving some of the best pizza in Tel Aviv. This is a no-muss, no-fuss pizza place that serves fresh, hot and delicious pizza by the slice, or by the pie. The restaurant itself is very small with only a handful of seats, most diners eat quickly and head out. Giuseppe only opens from 17:30 on and it is definitely worth a visit to the area to grab a great bite of pizza.
Vital St 1, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Shine is known both for the pizza and the pasta and is a comfortable place to enjoy both lunch and dinner, they even serve brunch. A popular among locals and visitors, Shine serves Neapolitan style pizza, that is fresh and creative. From the standard classics like Margherita and Quattro Formaggio, they also serve Bacon and Artichoke Pizza, Burrata Pizza and even a vegan pizza with plenty of vegetable toppings. Found in the heart of the city on just of Frishman street, Shine is a great place to eat pizza in Tel Aviv any time of day.
Shlomo ha-Melekh St 38, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Some of the best pizza in Tel Aviv, the pizza at the Teder comes from chef Eyal Shani, who is known for his use of simple ingredients and traditional techniques. The Teder is a popular and buzzing spot for locals, that fills up every night and often hosts DJs and shows on the weekends. The pizza is thin crust, and large in size and is served with za’atar, hot sauce and an herby pesto. Served fresh out of the oven, the pizza at the Teder is a must-eat in Tel Aviv for pizza and will not disappoint. It can be ordered by the slice, or the whole pizza is ideal for sharing with friends. Vegans can also enjoy a vegan alternative, vegan pizza served without cheese but definitely worth it.
Derech Jaffa 9, Tel Aviv-Yafo
French pizza that has gained a reputation as some of the best pizza in Tel Aviv, Phillipe consistently serves hot, fresh pies and has a great selection of toppings. A great place to meet with friends, Phillipe is found on Carlebach street, central in the city. Every pizza is delicious some stand out pizzas include the Greek, served with feta cheese, onion, roasted peppers, roasted eggplant, roasted peppers, and oregano or the Buffalo served with bacon, arugula, mozzarella di bufela, and balsamic cream. The pizza and the ambiance at Phillipe are worth a visit.
Carlebach St 20, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Authentic, Italian style pizza, HaPizza is known to have some of the best Tel Aviv pizza. Served on a thin crust with fresh and high-quality ingredients, the pizzas at HaPizza well-prepared and are created by the same people behind Shine Pizza. HaPizza is popular among locals and fills up quick, so best to come early or be prepared to wait. They serve a wide selection of pizzas, including pizza without sauce, vegan pizza and have many unique kinds of cheese.
Bograshov St 51, Tel Aviv-Yafo
Another Florentin pizza spot, Abba Even is fresh, creative and worth tasting. Serving super thin crust with fresh toppings, including pineapple that is never served out of a can, and cut fresh to order, the pizzas are delicious and the vibe is chill. Found in Sderot Washington, the square is filled with locals and has a laid back vibe. Vegan cheese is available and can be made to order or to eat in, with a few tables inside and most tables outside taking in the neighborhood vibe. Be sure to try their homemade sauces that are served with the pizza, perfect for dipping crusts.
30, Sderot Washington, Tel Aviv-Yafo
The Green Cat is known among the vegan community, as it is an all vegan pizzeria, but is delicious even for non-vegans. Each pizza is made with homemade cashew cheese and plenty of fresh toppings. Thin crust, big, and perfectly made each time, Green Cat pizza can be enjoyed by the slice, or by the pizza. The atmosphere is very relaxed and is a great spot to start or end the night, as Green Cat is only open in the evenings. Vegan or not, Green Cat is definitely some of the best pizza in Tel Aviv.
Levontin St 7, Tel Aviv-Yafo