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Where to eat the best pizza in Zagreb?

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If you are looking to grab a pizza in the Croatian capital you will not have to search far.

Pizzerias are located all over downtown Zagreb, and also in the outer suburbs. So where to get a good pizza in the capital? Pizza ranking is not the easiest task as style and tastes are so varied, but here is a list of 10 places around town where you will not be disappointed.

Basta

Address: Varšavska 5

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Located in the heart of downtown Zagreb, just off Flower Square, Basta not only has great quality pizzas but also a lovely ambience. The authentic neopolitan pizza is prepared with high quality ingredients and a light, tasty dough.

Duksa

Address: Duknovićeva 4

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Duksa has built up a solid reputation in town and use quality ingredients which make their pizzas delicious. If you are a fan of thin crust pizzas you will love Duksa. Generous toppings and friendly staff help too as does the ambiance.

Chateau des Jardins pizza house

Address: Tkalčićeva 73

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Located at the top of Zagreb’s famous Tkalčićeva street, Chateau des Jardins pizza house do great pizzas. Their flagship pizza, which is thin and crispy with prosciutto, rucola, fresh tomatoes and parmesan shavings in worth trying.

Pizza Kod Žaca

Address: Nike Grškovića 4

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Here you have the choice of which type of dough (thin or thick) and which kind of cheese (mozzarella or gouda). What makes these pizzas so tasty are that the ingredients are always of great quality and are fresh. Personally, we recommend going for the thin base option.

Franko’s Pizza & Bar

Address: Ulica Kneza Branimira 71/A, Zagreb

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Fermented dough, interesting ingredients and toppings, and an impressive interior are just some of the features at Franko’s Pizza & Bar which opened its doors earlier this year.

Nu Pizzeria

Address: Vojina Bakića 2

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It is worth making the trek out of the city centre for a pizza here. Situated in Novi Zagreb (Središće), Nu Pizzeria do fabulous light Italian style pizzas topped with the freshest ingredients. Try the incuni, prosciutto with fresh tomatoes & rucola, or the Slavonska pizza and you will not be disappointed.

Luca’s

Address: Vukovarska 35a

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Luca’s is home to one of the best pizza maestros in Croatia. Hidden in a no-name corner of Vukovarska street, between a bank and a post-office, Luca’s offer some of the finest pizzas in town. The anchovies, cheese, and red onion calzone are probably one of the best in the country. Succulent inside, crunchy on the outside, the calzone comes with a beautiful tomato salsa on the side, and fresh salad topped with cherry tomatoes.

Franky’s

Address: Nova ves 17

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Situated in Kaptol centre, Franky’s has consistently been a favourite pizza place for locals in Zagreb. Their pizzas are light with a thin and crispy base and are topped with fresh, quality ingredients. Franky’s are not tight with toppings, making their pizzas succulent and filling. They do a fantastic white pizza.

Karijola 1 & 2

Address: Kranjčevićeva 16 & Vlaška 63

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One of the most famous pizza places in town, Karijola have a couple of restaurants in the capital. Their pizzas are just how pizzas should be – light, thin dough, tasty salsa, mozzarella cheese and a variety of fresh, quality ingredients. The classic margarita with buffalo mozzarella and extra olive oil is superb.

Restaurant Pizzeria O’Hara

Address: Ivane Brlić Mažuranić 1B

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A pizza lovers delight. O’Hara’s pizza maestro was the winner of the 2014 Croatia Pizza Cup and it is not hard to see why. Hot out of their wood oven, the pizzas literally just melt in your mouth. O’Hara’s keep their toppings simple and always use the freshest ingredients. To top it off O’Hara’s have over 100 types of beer from all over the world on offer (mainly craft beers).

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