The popularity of pizza among grownups and kids is no surprise. And as any parent or child knows, pizza is probably the most popular staple at kids’ birthday parties and other celebrations at school or otherwise. There are numerous restaurants in Kuala Lumpur that serve up really exquisite pizzas. We’re quite confident that you’ll find your new favorite restaurant here.
Prego is one of the most popular eateries for authentic Italian fare and serves up one of the best wood-fired pizzas with consistently good flavors and techniques. We absolutely love how the chefs prepare the pizza according to your preference, perfect for the picky eaters! You can even decide how charred you want your pizzas to be.
Prego, Westin Hotel, Level G, 199, Jalan Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60327728338, www.westindining.com.my.
Pietro Ristorante Italiano, Ground floor, ECM Libra, 8 Jalan Damansara Endah, Damansara Heights, KL, Malaysia, +60320936433, www.pietro.com.my.
As good as the name sounds, Mikey’s is now becoming a household name in KL. Famous for its really large pizza slices, Head Pizza Man, Andrew Bellucci is sure to satisfy your cheesy cravings by serving an excellent crust, generous toppings and fresh ingredients. They also serve excellent Boneless Buffalo Wings and Waffle Fries!
Mikey’s Original New York Pizzas, 17, Jalan Telawi 2, Bangsar Baru, 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia +60322020080, www.mikeyspizza.com.my.
La Risata serves up traditional wood-fired pizzas in a setting that is as authentically Italian as you can get out of Italy. True to Italian style, it’s all about the flavour at La Risata; there are no fancy flourishes or immaculately arranged platings. The menu offers an extensive array of pizza toppings - from various meat or fish options that you can generously pile on your range of both white and red pizzas, all of which have an ultra-thin crust for optimal crunch.
La Risata Ampang, 16, Persiaran Ampang, Desa Pahlawan, 55000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60342526269,
La Risata Damansara, 128, Jalan Kasah, Medan Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60320959572, www.la-risata.com.
This restaurant is great for its service and definitely value for money as it focuses on simplicity, authenticity and only quality imported ingredients are used. Owned by Edoardo Guerrini and executive chef Olivari Vanni, the pair refuses to sacrifice the quality of their dishes and therefore the restaurant’s menu is subject to change according to the availability of ingredients. We simply love their classic Napoletana which is ultimately flavourful.
Trattoria il Procellino, Menara Taipan, Jalan P Ramlee, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60320220460, Facebook Page.
This place is such a hot spot as it is permanently busy. Quivo’s paddle board pizzas are wonderful for sharing with irresistible toppings and flavour-packed slices. The pizza base is light but doesn’t dominate. The toppings are also very well-seasoned as there is nothing worse than biting into a pizza slice that’s bland. Do expect for excellent service, wonderful ambiance and outstanding food.
Quivo, Lot 3. 09. 02, Level 3, Pavilion | 168, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +660321417711, www.quivo.my.
Proof serves excellent pizzas with a nice twist to them - wonderful sourdough bases. The pizzas have a wonderful aroma of smokiness from the oven, the sourdough crust is crispy yet fluffy on the inside, and each pizza is generously topped with quality ingredients.
Proof Pizza + Wine, 29 Jalan Riong, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur 59100, Malaysia, +60327883613, Facebook Page.
Their pizzas are delicious simply because copious toppings of meat and vegetables are combined beautifully on a well-baked dough that is neither overcooked nor undercooked, yet stiff enough to carry the toppings without hurting your teeth. You can also opt for pesto sauce base instead of the ordinary tomato sauce.
Porto Romano The Intermark, Lot G 9, Ground Floor,, the Intermark, 348 Jalan Tun Razak, 50400 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60321626799.
Porto Romano Mont Kiara, Banyan Mont Kiara, 28, Jalan Kiara, Mont Kiara, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60362078171.
Porto Romano TTDI, 28, Persiaran Zaaba, Taman Tun Dr Ismail, 60000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60377100509, www.portoromano.my.
Whether you seek a bit of indulgence amongst family or prefer an elegant dinner, Portofino has the perfect setting and ambience. Located strategically in Bangsar, the pizzas served are all 12 inches, thin, crispy and perfectly sliced into 8 pieces. Ideal for sharing, the Pizza 4 Stagioni (Four Seasons Pizza) is topped with lots of cheese and generous amount of meat, mushrooms and olives. Feel free to request for different toppings for no additional charges.
Portofino, 1 Persiaran Ara | Lucky Garden, 59100, Kuala Lumpur, +60167752387, Facebook Page.
Flam's, 37,39,41, Changkat Bukit Bintang, Bukit Bintang, 50200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, +60143713367, Facebook Page.