In recent years there has been a bit of a pizza revolution on the Central Coast. From Terrigal to Woy Woy a number of excellent restaurants and pizzerias have opened up, selling a wide range of exquisite thin crusts, deep pans and classic calzones. Here is our selection of the best pizza that you need to try next time you are visting the Central Coast of NSW.
La Fiamma Pizza
One of the oldest pizzeria’s in town, La Fiamma has been serving up authentic Italian pizza from a setting within the Ettalong Markets since 2007.
Through their wood-burning oven which fires up at 400 degrees they are on a mission to bring ‘real pizza’ to the Central Coast.
Making their sourdough pizzas the traditional way, with time honoured techniques that Napolitan and Sicilian masters have been using for centuries, they use only flour, yeast, salt and water. Rolling it out and shaping it by hand.
Served in a protected courtyard and a dining room with views of the wood-fired oven, their signature pizza, La Fiamma, features mozzarella, parmesan, Italian sausage, salami and baby spinach salad.
Address: 189 Ocean View Rd, Ettalong Beach NSW 2257
After recent refurbishment, Rhonda has transformed itself from an evening entertainment venue into an accomplished seaside Italian restaurant.
Not far from the Crowne Plaza Terrigal Pacific this exciting transformation has taken place under the guidance of executive chef Richard Wagemaker.
Offering classic Roman-style, thin crust pizzas, the dough is handmade with 5 Stagioni wholemeal flour, which has been perfectly milled by granite grindstones.
Cooked in a two tonne pizza oven, which has been insulated with volcanic rock from Mt Vesuvius, Rhonda offers authentic pizzas Italians would love.
Boasting an open roof seating area, the pizzeria also serves a lovely range of cocktails to accompany your meal.
Address: 3/5 Kurrawyba Ave, Terrigal NSW 2260
Remy & Co Pizza
Another company who have forged an excellent reputation for themselves when it comes to making top quality pizzas is Remy & Co.
Established in 2014, and located within a laneway in Erina, all their delicious offerings are created in a Moretti pizza oven.
Light, fluffy and handmade, their crusts are all gluten-free. A cross between a traditional Italian and Neapolitan base, their toppings feature the best in local and imported products.
The Salsicca, (pork & fennel sausage, mushroom, red radicchio, truffle oil, & orange balsamic glaze) and Diavola, (pepperoni, mushroom, fior di latte, nduja, & chilli) are two of their best sellers.
On a Sunday, you can even enjoy them with some live music.
Address: 2 Ilya Ave, Erina NSW 2250
Tropicana Pizza Pizza
It only opened a couple of years ago, but the Tropicana Pizza Pizza in Woy Woy has already established itself as selling some of the best pizza on the Central Coast.
A retro pizza joint, its features neon signs and checkered tablecloths and music that reflects an 80s and 90s vibe.
With the help of a local dough expert they have crafted an excellent pan pizza, which requires the dough to be fermented overnight.
Offering classic dishes that have been jazzed up and modernized, their ham and pineapple is spiced up with pickled jalapeños, while their Caesar salad is served with kale.
Address: 61 Trafalgar Ave, Woy Woy NSW 2256
Lagune Artisan Pizza Company
Located in Wamberal, the Lagune Artisan Pizza Company prides itself on being the Central Coast’s official home of true Neapolitan pizza.
Made by pizzaiolos who were trained in Naples and are AVPN-certified, their pizzas are all crafted from handmade dough.
Cooked in a wood-fire oven that reaches temperatures of 450°C, the pizzeria entices with the fresh aroma of their cooking.
Staying true to AVPN requirements, they use only the finest Fior de Latte mozzarella and San Marzano tomatoes. Their pizza toppings also feature ingredients like Calabrese salami, San Danielle prosciutto and Sicilian pork sausage.
Address: 80 Ocean View Dr, Wamberal NSW 2260