The best pizza restaurants in Moscow make pizzas with hand made dough and innovative toppings. Indeed the choice is so huge and the smell of melting cheese is so tempting, that it is wise to try few different slices instead of one round pizza. Haute Living recommended pizza restaurants in Moscow boast delicious recipes, variety of options and true Italian flair. Grab a slice of heaven, well, heavenly pizza!

1 Il Forno Restaurant

Il Forno is a superb pizzeria. Pizza is cooked here in a wood-burning stove according to classical Italian recipes.  There are more than 25 types of pizza, including specialties like Pizza Lunge and Pizza Gigante. On Sundays there are the children classes offered by the chefs, who create pizzas with the little ones to be then eaten with their parents. Il Forno is located in one of the best shopping areas in Moscow. If you shopped until you drooped, then come here for a slice to top up your energy level. It's the perfect pit-stop for the time pressed shopper.

Neglinaya street, 8/10, building 1, +7 495 6219080, www.ilforno.ru

2 Simachev Bar

One of the most fashionable places in town is remarkable not only for its night shindigs. You can also find a decent meal here. Pizza at Simachev is particularly good, thought it doesn’t look traditional. Pizza with artichokes, roasted pre-grilled mushrooms, dried tomatoes and mature pecorino cheese is the most popular position in the menu. It is really mouth-watering and comes in a slice size. Don’t worry about the calories, you will dance it away here!

Stoleshnikov pereulok, 12, www.denissimachev.com

3 Bocconcino Restaurant

Simply the most delicious pizza in Moscow can be found here! Bocconcino is always full of Italian clients, which is a supreme appraisal sign. The interior reminds you of Tuscany. Large bright windows and soft colors in décor create warm home charm. Drop in for a real Italian cappuccino, relax and enjoy a choice of Italian wines with some thin, crisp and juicy pizza. Pizza Calzone is particularly tempting. It is made in a real Neapolitan stove working only on birch firewood.

4 Correa’s Restaurant

Correa's, owned by the American restaurateur Isaac Correa, is designed in a trendy New York-style cafe. The focus at Correa’s is to source the freshest and most genuine ingredients and leave the food as simple as possible to enjoy the natural flavors of the dish. Pizza with Arugula fully complies with these standards: thin soft dough, fresh lettuce, delicious pesto and handful of nuts. Or try untraditional pizza. it combines mozzarella with a single basil leaf and sun dried tomatoes.

5 Peperoni Restaurant

“Real, delicious Italian food” is what the name Peperoni signifies. The train of thought is very simple: the sweet pepper known as “peperoni” is an essential ingredient in authentic, delicious Italian cuisine. On the first floor is an authentic Italian wood-fired pizza oven. Heading to the second floor, you can glimpse the VIP room, with its red chandeliers and vases, and wine bottles lining the walls from floor to ceiling.  As well as delicacies and wine from Italy, the attached shop offers takeaway pizza by the slice with a significant discount.

Petrovka street, 17, +7 495 980 73 50

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