The best Neapolitan pizzas in Paris, Lyon and Lille

The prices are disparate, the pizzaioli are not all Italian, but in all these establishments, the basic rules of Neapolitan pizza are respected: golden and thick crust, tender dough, and ingredients (almost all) imported from Italy. Buon appetito !

The Brooklyn Pizzeria

Are you a broke foodie? You can still leave for Naples, thanks to this pizzeria that keeps the promise of 26 centimeters Neapolitan, cooked at 450 ° in a traditional oven, at unbeatable prices, even compared to Italian prices. To take away, the “Vera pizza napoletana” is sold 3 euros, the margherita 5 euros. Two euros more both to consume on the spot.

33, bd Beaumarchais Paris 3e.


6-meter high ceiling, massive concrete columns, it is in this setting worthy of the Cinecittà that maestro Federico Schiavon and his Italian team awaken the pizza star. To try, the napoli (14 euros), with delicious anchovies from Cetara and the carcciofi (17 euros) and its artichokes à la romaine, braised and simmered.

6, rue Vivienne Paris 2e.


At Giorgio’s, in such a vintage setting that we expect to see John Travolta appear, the dough is so soft and puffy that we have the impression that an airbag has been placed on the plate! This callipyge surprise over, we devour the homemade Napoletana pizza with a preference for the graphic buffala with its generous mozzarella (15 euros) and the puglia mia and its creamy basil pesto cream (16 euros).

21, rue de Charonne Paris 11e.


Gathered around the large turquoise oven that bears the name of the restaurant and the Virgin… the customers are in heaven. At Maria, the pizza is thin and digestible, but also very inexpensive. Starting with the sanita (6.50 euros), which mixes the classic tomatoes, fior di latte of Vesuvius, and fresh basil. You can also opt for more original, such as mergellina punctuated with fennel sausage (12 euros). The homemade ice creams are also delicious.

1-3, rue des Pierres-Plantées 69001 Lyon.

Papa Raffaele

A pizzeria for friends where you have the feeling of being part of the family. In addition to the traditional margherita (9 euros), with ingredients made in Italy (except basil), we enjoy homemade creations, such as this pistacchio with delicate homemade pistachio pesto and ham cooked with herbs (14 euros).

5, rue Saint-Jacques 59800 Lille.

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