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Best Pizzas in the centre of Canberra?

By Kim F - 10 November 2012 25

Opinions please!

Won’t be too bad if other parts of our town are mentioned but I am really interested in the city.

What’s Your opinion?


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25 Responses to
Best Pizzas in the centre of Canberra?
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f4te 7:58 am
10 Nov 12
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Has Plaka Pizza/Restaurant opened back up again somewhere yet? They were the best.

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cross 12:11 pm
10 Nov 12
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APK (Australian Pizza Kitchen) downstairs from Hogs breath Cafe Baileys Arcade on London Circuit.
Had Prawn Mango Pizza a while back, Nom Nom

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DrKoresh 12:28 pm
10 Nov 12
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Firestone in Dickson makes some pretty kick-ass pizza. I know it’s not exactly the city, but assuming you’re driving it’s only 5 minutes away, and if you’re one of the poor few who rely on ACTION then Civic to Dickson is probably the best serviced route in the city.

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DrKoresh 12:29 pm
10 Nov 12
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P.S- Don’t got to Zefferelli’s whatever you do.

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HenryBG 1:52 pm
10 Nov 12
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Try Ostani at The Realm in Barton.
Very nice pizzas. Virtually as good as what you get in Italy.

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KT67 2:56 pm
10 Nov 12
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We like Pizza Gusto in Lonsdale Street, they are only open from 5.30 Wed thru Saturday but their wood fired pizzas are great.

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patrick_keogh 4:08 pm
10 Nov 12
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I know that this is not apropos your question, but as an aside the population centre of Canberra is not exactly in Civic, it is actually somewhere near the edge of LBG in Yarralumla. As Gungahlin relentlessly expands (and Banks/Gordon contract) the population centre is marching northwards at a rate of about half a metre a day.

I get your point though, we often refer to Civic as Canberra’s centre.

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deye 4:21 pm
10 Nov 12
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Debacle in Lonsdale st Braddon, followed by Pizza Gusto across the road. APK is okay, it’s been a while since I was last there though.

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Spykler 4:49 pm
10 Nov 12
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APK- No..3 strikes and they are out
Zeferellis- No. used to be good value, not any more.
Firestone- ohh yeah…

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poetix 5:03 pm
10 Nov 12
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HenryBG said :

Try Ostani at The Realm in Barton.
Very nice pizzas. Virtually as good as what you get in Italy.

Oh dear! I think, just think, I can agree with Henry BG…

But tragically, I’ve never been to Italy (outside Rome airport). So what would I know?

Poco, I suppose.

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lostinbias 12:50 am
11 Nov 12
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deye said :

Debacle in Lonsdale st Braddon, followed by Pizza Gusto across the road. APK is okay, it’s been a while since I was last there though.

Yeah, I can second Debacle as having decent pizza. While I’m at it, I’ll recommend it as a place to get pissed in broad daylight.

DrKoresh said :

Firestone in Dickson makes some pretty kick-ass pizza. I know it’s not exactly the city, but assuming you’re driving it’s only 5 minutes away, and if you’re one of the poor few who rely on ACTION then Civic to Dickson is probably the best serviced route in the city.

Firestone is good except I recall getting in an argument with my friends after getting ripped off in the pizza department.

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stillflying 10:25 am
11 Nov 12
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deye said :

Debacle in Lonsdale st Braddon, followed by Pizza Gusto across the road. APK is okay, it’s been a while since I was last there though.

If you’re willing to put up with the service. Debacle is the only time I have ever actually had a problem with any waitress anywhere. We went for a work lunch there, she brought out all of the meals except for one, figured that she’d bring the next out last. When she came out empty handed and went to serve another table we waived her over and asked politely if the Chicken was still on it’s way out. She responded with an extremely abrupt “Well I only have two bloody hands” and stalked off.

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pirate_taco 8:31 pm
11 Nov 12
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KT67 said :

We like Pizza Gusto in Lonsdale Street, they are only open from 5.30 Wed thru Saturday but their wood fired pizzas are great.

Pizza Gusto is my current favourite near the city too.

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Masquara 9:10 pm
11 Nov 12
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DrKoresh said :

P.S- Don’t got to Zefferelli’s whatever you do.

Yep – steer clear of the Zeffirelli thieves. Oh, and besides being thieves, their kitchen is filthy.

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Masquara 9:12 pm
11 Nov 12
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HenryBG said :

Try Ostani at The Realm in Barton.
Very nice pizzas. Virtually as good as what you get in Italy.

You reckon? I’ve had crap pizza there at Ostani – several times, so I didn’t fluke a bad one (it’s convenient by day) – but I order anything BUT pizza now. All dough, barely any topping ingredients (even by classic italian pizza standards), and a ridiculous wait each time.

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