Slice, Slice Baby: Best Places to Order Pizza in the South
Find your perfect pie in the south of Manila.
(SPOT.ph) We've covered pizza in the North, but we hear you, South kids—there are plenty of great options in your area, too. Here, we've compiled the best pizza spots so you know where to go when the hankering strikes. They deliver, too, so you can still get your pizza fix if you prefer to stay in.
These restaurants can deliver pizza to folks in the south:
Originally from Siargao, Kermit took the Manila pizza scene by storm when they set up shop in Poblacion in 2018. They use their Italian pizza oven to create some of the best pies around—ICYDK, their Stimpies (P680) with provolone, brie, parmesan, gorgonzola, and mozzarella fior de latte cheeses is our favorite cheese pizza in Manila. You can't go wrong with the Kermit Pizza (P680) with gorgonzola, brie, provolone, mozzarella, and parma ham, either. They're open only for delivery and pickups for now—just give them a call to place your order. They have an in-house delivery service or you can book your own courier to get it sent to your doorstep.
Kermit Manila is at 4636 Molina Street, Poblacion, Makati City. For orders, contact 0917-625-6773. For more information, check out Kermit Manila's Facebook page.
Owned by Elbert Cuenca of Elbert's Steak Room fame, Elbert's Pizzeria boasts fresh, Napoli-style pizzas made with Caputo 00 Pizzeria Flour and baked in an Italian-made oven for a crispy, chewy crust with the right amount of char. You're in for a good time, whether you go for the basic (but not boring) Margherita (P380) with tomato pulp, mozzarella fior de latte, parmesan, extra-virgin olive oil, and basil, or the more offbeat Condor (P550) with mozzarella fior de latte, parmesan, sausage, broccoli rabe, extra-virgin olive oil, and basil. The restaurant is open for dine-in daily from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., but you can also order for pickup or delivery via Foodpanda or by calling them directly.
Elbert's Pizzeria is at V Corporate Center, 125 L.P. Leviste Street, Makati City. For orders, find them on Foodpanda or contact 0917-318-9098. For more information, check out Elbert's Pizzeria's Facebook page.
a mano offers what they call "fresh and faithful" Italian fare, with a lineup that spans the different regions of Italy. Their pizzas are made with Caputo Tipo 00 flour and cooked in a Valoriani oven, resulting in a thin and chewy crust. It's the perfect vessel for their wide variety of toppings, which range from the classic Margherita con Bufala (P550) with tomato sauce, mozzarella di bufala, basil, and extra-virgin olive oil, to the less-traditional "Carbonara" Pizza (P790) with pecorino romano, guanciale, egg yolk, and black pepper. You can opt to dine in at the restaurant or order for takeout or delivery by giving them a call.
a mano is at UG/F Power Plant Mall, Lopez Drive, Rockwell, Makati City. For orders, contact 0917-552-6266. You can also check out a mano's Facebook page.
Crosta Pizzeria serves up sourdough pizzas with a crust that's especially airy and chewy with a complex, tangy flavor. It doesn't hurt that they have cheeky names—as is the case in the Basic Bitch (P200) with mozzarella and basil, and the Tickle My Pickle (P350) with mozzarella, taleggio, fontina, smoked sausage, pickled relish, onion, ketchup, and mustard. Those avoiding dairy and/or other animal products are also in for a treat with their vegan pizza line—try the Death by Hummucide (P400) with hummus, artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, black olives, and onions; we promise you won't miss the meat. Crosta is on Foodpanda, but you can also message them on social media and book your own courier, such as Grab or Lalamove.
Trattoria Altrove is a famous Palawan pizza shop that opened their Manila branch in BF Homes in 2016. They're famous for their breads, pasta, and of course, pizza, which are proudly Neapolitan with their thin, crisp crust. Their Quattro Formaggi (P765) with mozzarella, fontina, gorgonzola, and pecorino cheeses is one of our favorite cheese pizzas in Manila. Still, be sure to save space for the Prosciutto Crudo con Tartufo (P810), which has air-dried parma ham, wild Italian truffle cream, and arugula on crushed tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. They're currently open for takeout and delivery—just give them a call.
Trattoria Altrove is at 858 Tropical Avenue, BF International, Parañaque City. For orders, contact 8776-4388 or 0917-860-2569.
Wildflour gives Italian classics their signature touch at Wildflour Italian, and this translates to pizzas with standout, crispy-chewy crusts you'll totally be eating from end to end. The Prosciutto (P895) highlights the simple but stellar combination of salty prosciutto and peppery arugula, while the Frutti di Mare (P850) with tomatoes, clams, mussels, prawns, squid, octopus, and mozzarella is a delight for lovers of all things under the sea. They're open for dine-in, but you can also order for delivery through their website.
Wildflour Italian is at G/F The Finance Centre, 9th Avenue corner 26th Street, Bonifacio Global City. For orders, check out their website.
Salvatore Cuomo blends Italian tradition with the Japanese art of precision to craft amazing Italian eats. The chef helped bring Neapolitan pizza to fame in Japan, so you can only expect the pizzas in his Philippine restaurants to be amazing—and yep, they live up to expectations. Their Quattro Formaggi (P770) is fourth on our 2019 Top 10 Cheese Pizzas in Manila list, thanks to its harmonious blend of cheeses. Don't miss the Prosciutto e Rucola (P950), which has a flavorful blend of prosciutto, mozzarella, arugula, and grana padano. You can dine in at the restaurant or order for pickup or delivery by giving them a call or through GrabFood or Foodpanda.
Salvatore Cuomo is at Uptown Parade, 9th Avenue corner 38th Street, Uptown Bonifacio. For orders, contact 7946 3073 or 0921-698-7938, or find them on GrabFood or Foodpanda.
Caruso Ristorante Italiano
Caruso is a classic Italian restaurant that takes the traditional approach to their food. Their thin-crust pizzas have just the right amount of toppings without being excessive. Try the Capricciosa (P795) with tomatoes, artichokes, ham, and mozzarella for a piquant bite, or the Calabrese (P795) with tomatoes, mozzarella, olives, bell pepper, and spicy salami for some heat. Caruso is open for dine-in, but you can also give them a call for pickup and delivery orders (you'll have to book your own courier). They're also on Foodpanda.
Caruso Ristorante Italiano is at 210 Nicanor Garcia Street, Bel-Air, Makati City. For orders, contact 8895-2451 or 0915-679-4829. You can also find them on Foodpanda. For more information, check out Caruso Ristorante Italiano's Facebook page.
PizzaExpress is a London-based pizza chain that offers good pizzas with simple combinations using high-quality ingredients. Their Classic pizzas use a traditional Neapolitan 10-inch pizza base—try the Lava (P780) with burrata cheese, basil, olives, and tomatoes. Meanwhile, the Romana pizzas are 13-inch, thinner, crispier pies inspired by pizza from Rome; you can't go wrong with the Le Rose (P580) with pancetta, chicken, Calabrese sausage, prosciutto, and basil. Aside from being open for dine-in, they also take orders for delivery. Just give them a call or look for them on Foodpanda or GrabFood.
PizzaExpress is at G/F Uptown Place Mall, 36th Street corner 9th Avenue, Uptown Bonifacio. For orders, contact 0917-710-1567 or find PizzaExpress on GrabFood or Foodpanda.
Da Gianni Cucina Italiana
Da Gianni Cucina Italiana opened a branch at Westgate Hub Alabang in 2018. The restuarant, which has its roots in Cebu, are known for their pizzas with crusts that are thin yet sturdy and chewy. Try the Quattro Formaggi (P640) or pizza with truffle paste for a comforting bite, or the Carnevale (P950) with salami milano, bacon, salsiccia, meatballs, prosciutto cotto and Angus striploin if you love meat. You can either dine in or order for delivery by giving them a call or ordering through the Central Delivery website.
Da Gianni Cucina Italiana is at Westgate Center, Filinvest City, Muntinlupa City. For orders, contact 0917-167-8350 or find Da Gianni Cucina Italiana on the Central Delivery website. For more information, check out Da Gianni Cucina Italiana's Facebook page.
Va Bene Pasta Deli
More than amazing handmade pasta, Va Bene cooks up great-tasting pizzas. They offer two styles of the pie; fans of thin crusts will want to try the Round pizzas, among which is the Mushroom Pizza (P490) with tomato sauce, ricotta, truffle pesto, mozzarella cheese. They've also got the puffier Square pizzas, among which is the Boscaiola (P590) with tomatoes, mushrooms, mozzarella, truffle pesto, and Parma ham. You can visit the restaurant for dine-in, or give them a call to order for takeout or delivery.
Va Bene Pasta Deli has branches at 2/F Petron Gas Station, EDSA corner A. Arnaiz Avenue, Dasmariñas Village, Makati City and 3/F Central Square, Bonifacio High Street, Bonifacio Global City. For orders, contact 0917-722-5780. For more information, check out Va Bene Pasta Deli's Facebook page.