Best pizza in Desenzano del Garda

Desenzano Del Garda

Desenzano del Garda is the biggest town in Lake Garda and a popular vacation destination for many travelers. The town has many beautiful attractions, and when you see them all, you will be pretty hungry. It would be a sin not to taste authentic Italian pizza while being in this beautiful country. Also, pizza is usually the most budget-friendly option for those who do not want to spend too much on a meal.

Best pizza in Desenzano del Garda
Best pizza in Desenzano del Garda

Due to many restaurants with high prices and no so good service, finding a good pizzeria is almost impossible without researching or knowing locals. Good pizzerias with reasonable prices are usually hidden in small alleys and do not look very attractive. However, this article will help you find out where amazing pizzerias are located in Desenzano del Garda.

Best pizzeria in Desenzano del Garda
Best pizzeria in Desenzano del Garda

(This article contains 5 pizzerias in Desenzano del Garda, which are best in our subjective opinion. The order of the pizzerias is not related to the quality they offer. Every pizzeria has its pros and cons, so choose the pizzeria based on your personal preferences.)

Pizzeria San Benedetto

Pizzeria San Benedetto Desenzano
Best pizza in Desenzano del Garda made in traditional way (Image source: TripAdvisor)

Pizzeria San Benedetto is a simple, small place that looks like a takeaway restaurant with a few tables. It is located about a 10-minute walk from the Desenzano center, away from tourist-flood, but you will find it pretty easy, and it is definitely worth a visit. This pizzeria has amazing pizza for excellent prices, there is parking available, and it is a dog-friendly restaurant.

Their pizza is really outstanding, made in a traditional way, baked in a stone oven, the dough is fluffy, light, but fulfilling and not too crunchy, the base is thin, and toppings are all fresh and of high-quality.

Because of that, this place is super popular, often very crowded, and the waiting time is around 30 minutes, so you should consider making a reservation. There is a big selection of various pizzas, and for dessert, you should try delicious homemade tiramisu. And the prices are also amazing. For single pizza, you will have to pay between 4 and 8 euros. Pizzeria San Benedetto is located in Via San Benedetto 151, around 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) far from Desenzano center. It is open every day from 6:00 PM (18:00 hours) to 11:00 PM (23:00 hours).

Pizzeria San Benedetto Menu
Cheap pizza in Desenzano del Garda (Image source: TripAdvisor)
  • Location: Via San Benedetto 151
  • Website: facebook page
  • Phone: +39 030 999 1976
  • Distance: 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) far from Desenzano center
  • Pizza price: 4 to 8 euros

Pizzeria Vesuvio

Pizzeria Vesuvio Desenzano
Best pizza in Desenzano del Garda for couples (Image source: TripAdvisor)

Pizzeria Vesuvio is a small pizzeria located in a suburban area away from the main part of Desenzano. Even though this authentic place is a bit of a distance from the center, it definitely worth a visit. A pizzeria is primarily a takeaway place, but there are around 10 seats in the back where you can eat. There are only 3-4 parking spots in front of the restaurant but you can also park across the street. Usually, the place is crowded with locals, which is always a good sign. If you want real Neapolitan pizza, this small pizzeria is the right choice for you. It offers delicious, stuffed pizzas, with soft and light dough.

Prices are ranging from 4 to 8 euros, which are very good prices for a touristy place like Desenzano del Garda. Pizzeria Vesuvio is located in Via Mezzocolle 37, which is about 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) far from Desenzano center. It is open every day from 12:00 PM (12:00 hours) to 2:00 PM (14:00 hours) and from 6:00 PM (18:00 hours) until 11:00 PM (23:00 hours).

  • Location: Via Mezzocolle 37
  • Website: facebook page
  • Phone: +39 030 914 0092
  • Distance: 1 kilometer (0.6 miles) far from Desenzano center
  • Pizza price: 4 to 8 euros

Santa La Pizza Buona e Giusta

Santa La pizza Buona e Giusta
Best pizza in Desenzano del Garda for vegetarians (Image source: TripAdvisor)

Santa La Pizza Buona e Gusta is a cozy and modern place in a beautiful location, overlooking the lake, Sirmione, and the mountains. It offers pizzas that are different from usual. They are not made in Neapolitan way and do not have a thin base, but they have a very tasty, high, and soft dough, that is actually very light.

When you look at them, they seem like they are made in a pan. Still, their pizzas are very delicious and have fresh ingredients. There are also vegetarian options and a wide selection of drinks. Worth trying are their cocktails and local beers.

Pizza will cost you from 9 to 15 euros. Besides, you can order various salads and pasta specialties. Santa La Pizza Buona e Giusta is located in Lungolago Cesare Battisti 73 Via delle Rive Corner, around 650 meters (0.4 miles) far from Desenzano center. It is open every day from 12:00 PM (12:00 hours) to 3:00 PM (15:00 hours) and from 6:00 PM (18:00 hours) until 9:30 PM (21:30 hours).

Santa La pizza Buona Desenzano
Pizza slices in Desenzano del Garda (Image source: TripAdvisor)
  • Location: Lungolago Cesare Battisti 73 Via delle Rive Corner
  • Website: SantaPizza.it
  • Phone: +39 030 618 0701
  • Distance: 650 meters (0.4 miles) far from Deseznano center
  • Pizza price: 9 to 15 euros

Gattolardo

Gattolardo Desenzano
Best pizza in Desenzano del Garda for family (Image source: TripAdvisor)

Gattolardo is a small restaurant located just off the main square in a little alley. It has a pleasant, relaxed ambiance, modern and stylish decor inside, and a lovely seating area outside. This restaurant serves authentic, delicious Italian specialties with a modern twist, and it is very popular with locals. Their menu offers a variety of interesting choices, from simple pasta or pizza to seafood and meat specialties.

If you pick this lovely place because of the pizza, you will find a large selection in a price range from 7 to 13 euros. Pizzas are very delicious with quality ingredients, thin and crunchy dough, and lots of tomatoes. Besides food, the restaurant has a large wine list, so wine lovers can really enjoy it there.

This place is so popular that they even refuse their guests because of lacking free seats, so you should book your table or order a takeaway. Gattolardo is located in Via Generale Achille Papa 13/15, around 100 meters (0.06 miles) far from Desenzano center. It is open every day from 12:00 PM (12:00 hours) to 2:00 PM (14:00 hours) an from 7:00 PM (19:00 hours) until 10:30 PM (22:30 hours).

Gattolardo Desenzano Pizza
Restaurant with pizza in Desenzano del Garda (Image source: TripAdvisor)
  • Location: Via Generale Achille Papa 13/15
  • Website: facebook page
  • Phone: +39 030 912 0427
  • Distance: 100 meters (0.06 miles) far from Desenzano center
  • Pizza price: 7 to 13 euros

Ristorante Colomba con Pizza

Ristorante Colomba Desenzano
Best pizza in Desenzano del Garda with view (Image source: TripAdvisor)

n the heart of Desenzano, located on the edge of the old port, there is a family-run restaurant called Ristorante Colomba con Pizza. It is a very popular and cozy place, with outstanding views both at night and during the day.

On the menu, you will find various authentic Italian food, like pasta, pizza, seafood, salads, meat dishes, and vegetarian options. Pizzas are very delicious, huge, and made of quality ingredients. Single pizza will cost you from 5 to 11 euros, which is an excellent price if you consider the amazing location of this restaurant.

Keep in mind that this place is so busy that often people wait in line to get a table. Therefore, you should always book your table in advance. Ristorante Colomba con Pizza is located in Vicolo Dell’Interdetto 16 Porto Vecchio, which is about 100 meters (0.06 miles) far from Desenzano center. It is open every day from 12:00 PM (12:00 hours) to 2:30 PM (14:30 hours) and from 7:00 PM (19:00 hours) until 11:30 PM (23:30 hours).

Ristorante Colomba Desenzano Pizza
Pizzeria with view in Desenzano del Garda (Image source: TripAdvisor)
  • Distance: 100 meters (0.06 miles) far from Desenzano center
  • Pizza price: 5 to 11 euros

Where to eat the best pizza in Desenzano del Garda

Although Desenzano del Garda is the biggest town on Lake Garda, there are not so many places in the town where you can eat good and quality pizza. Therefore, you should always read reviews before entering the restaurant so that you do not fall into one of many tourist traps. Whichever restaurant from this article you choose, you will not make mistakes, and you will get delicious pizza for a reasonable price.

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