The Pizza Expedition: Navigating KL’s Top 5 Must-Try Pizzerias

We bring you the best pizzas of 2023.

When it comes to comfort food, nothing beats a good pizza. Whether you like it simple with just tomato sauce and cheese, or loaded with all kinds of toppings. Pizza is always a satisfying meal that is perfect for any occasion. In Kuala Lumpur, there are plenty of pizza places to choose from, each with its own unique take on this classic dish.

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To help you narrow down your options, we’ve put together a list of the top 5 best pizzas to try in KL.

Heritage Pizza


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Craving a slice of heaven? Look no further than Heritage Pizza, where every bite is a taste of Italy. Antonio ‘Tony’ Delachi, the founder, brings his passion for pizza to the table at The Row KL location, ensuring that every pizza is a masterpiece from the dough to the toppings.

But what sets Heritage Pizza apart? Their formidable Marana Forni wood-fired oven, which gives their pizzas the perfect crunch on the crust and a soft centre that will have you wanting more. Don’t miss out on the Parma with Buffalo mozzarella or the classic Margherita, both recommended by pizza aficionados.

So head on over to Heritage Pizza at 26-G, Jalan Doraisamy, Chow Kit, and taste the magic for yourself. Follow them on Instagram at @heritagepizza_kl and visit them Tuesday from 6-10pm, and Wednesday-Sunday from 12pm-2:30pm & 6pm-10pm.

The restaurant in non-halal.

Luciano’s KL


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If you’re looking for a taste of Italy, look no further than Luciano’s KL. This humble Italian restaurant is located in Wisma Central, just a stone’s throw away from KLCC, and is helmed by an Italian-Malay Muslim couple, ensuring that every dish is prepared with the utmost authenticity.

Upon entering the spacious and airy European café-style restaurant, you’ll be welcomed by the irresistible aroma of Italian bread, spices, and coffee. The open kitchen allows diners to watch Sardinian Chef Kristian Luciano Spera as he prepares his famous pizzas, pasta, and ciabatta.

Luciano’s KL is known for its delectable pizza, with classic slice options like the Napoli Slice, Parmigiana Fritta, and Pepperoni Gourmet Slice. For pasta lovers, the Penne Gorgonzola, Ravioli Ricotta, and Beef Lasagna are all equally delicious.

What sets Luciano’s KL apart is not only the mouth-watering food but also the fact that it’s a Muslim-owned restaurant that’s open to everyone. No matter your dietary restrictions, you can enjoy the best of Italian cuisine in this welcoming establishment.

Luciano’s KL is open from Tuesday to Sunday, with different opening hours each day. Come and experience the flavors of Italy at Luciano’s KL! Follow them on Instagram.

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Alta Pizza


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A celebration of all things that are “Italian-ish”. As their motto describes it, Alta Pizza is the place to head to for Italian and Mediterranean-inspired dishes. Expect classic pasta dishes and mouthwatering thin-crust pizzas. More than just pizza, this cosy restaurant/ bar/cafe located in the leafy Jalan Kemuja neighbourhood in Bangsar is fast becoming a regular spot for no-nonsense coffee and Italian-inspired small plates such as the parmesan fried chicken and stracciatella.

Alta Pizza is open from 11:30am to 9:30pm daily. 38, Jalan Kemuja, Bangsar, 59000 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Pizza Mansion


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Attention all pizza enthusiasts! The local pizza scene in the Klang Valley is not complete without mentioning the mighty Pizza Mansion. With multiple locations throughout the area, this pizza joint has established itself as a force to be reckoned with.

Their pizzas are the epitome of reliability and satisfaction, with each bite guaranteed to give you a cheese pull worth remembering. But with such an extensive menu, how do you choose? We’ve got you covered with our top picks: Carbonara, Silence of the Lambs, and Hey Magaherita!

Don’t miss out on the deliciousness – head on over to one of their locations at The Five @ KPD, Jalan Mesui, or Happy Mansion. And for more mouth-watering pizza content, follow them on Instagram at @pizzamansion


Nero Nero


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At Nero Nero, the food and ambience create an unforgettable dining experience. While the prices may be on the higher side, the rave reviews speak for themselves. But what makes their pizzas stand out? The secret lies in the high-temperature cooking process that gives the crusts that perfect bubbling and slight char.

Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine and immerse yourself in the cosy atmosphere of Nero Nero. Visit them at L3-02, Jalan Damanlela, Damansara City Mall, Damansara Town Centre, 50490 WPKL. They are open daily from 12pm to 10pm, except on Sundays when they are closed.


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