Among all the second-wave Neapolitan-style pizza joints to hit the streets of Montréal, Moleskine is at the top of our list. Chef Frédéric St-Aubin’s one-two punch of both traditional and seasonal ingredients makes us do a double take at just how fresh, comforting and fun the dishes are. Fans of bona fide Italian pies will love their Marguerite, Américaine, and Salsiccia pizzas, made with delectable ingredients such as specialty sausage, stracciatella di bufala and fior di latte cheese, and, yes, tons of olive oil and tomato sauce.
UPDATE, December 2021: When it comes to seeking out comforts from the food you find, the best pizza in Montreal leaves everything else in the dust. Now that New York and Detroit-style pizzas have boomed in the last couple of year since this guide was first written, the scene for slices has never been better. Eat widely, tip generously, and enjoy.
While it’s no New York or Chicago (or Detroit or Rome), the best pizza in Montreal includes a plethora of great places ranging in price, style, and quality. Some of them figure heavily among the city’s best Italian restaurants, feature wine lists that make them contenders for the best wine bars, and they're great places to fuel up before experiencing Montreal's nightlife or just following a Saturday afternoon of drinking the best beer.
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