Best Pizza Pies in the Original Downtown

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

The classic pizza pie may be one of the most iconic comfort food items in culinary history. With origins in Italian cuisine, the pizza pie has evolved into a blank canvas for chefs and enthusiasts to experiment with toppings, sauces and doughs; making pizza a dish that everyone can enjoy.

If you are looking for your pizza pie fix, look no further than Downtown New West. These six pizza joints offer foodies a full range of pizza options from quick & easy to craft gourmet creations.

Pizzeria Ludica

This pizzeria puts the time, effort and craftsmanship into their work and you can really tell that it pays off. Their pies are cooked in a stone oven and feature a glorious thin crust. To put the icing on the cake, all their pizza dough is vegan friendly!  Pizzeria Ludica also offers gluten-free dough and vegan cheese. 

Tip: Bring a group of friends with you - they’ve got board games and all other kinds of fun here too.

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Pizza Garden

These famous pizzas roll out quick and delicious and are located conveniently within the New Westminster SkyTrain station’s Shops at New West. Pizza Garden serves up pizza by the slice and fire bakes their pies on hearthstone. After trying this pizza, you’ll keep thinking about coming back for more.



Piva does their modern Italian cuisine super fancy, and their pizza feels fancy too. Their gourmet pizzas range from duck & fig to roasted game hens. If you want to keep it simple, you can also opt for a margherita pizza.

Tip: They’ve also got pizza on their happy hour menu (Sunday to Thursday, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.)


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Boston Pizza

Good old fashioned Boston Pizza has a proven track record of being able to cook up pizzas hot and delicious in a comfy environment. This sports bar provides the perfect place to watch the game with your friends, throw back a few drinks and eat some hot pizzas.


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Fresh Slice

Fresh Slice is the tried and true pizza slice favourite of British Columbians far and wide. Conveniently located at Shops at New West, stop by this pizzeria for a quick bite. Even though this pizza comes out fast, Fresh Slice does not skimp on the quality.


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Tre Galli

Located within River Market, Tre Galli offers gourmet pizza with a riverfront view. This authentic Italian eatery will leave you thoroughly impressed with their craft pizzas and you’ll be aching to come back for more.

Dessert tip: Their ice cream here is excellent as well!


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