Disney's Closest Pizza Parlors Ranked
Here’s a fun fact: pizza is considered to be the #1 most popular food in the world. According to the folks at the National Association of Pizza Operators, Americans love pizza so much that 350 slices are eaten every single second – so the odds of you wanting to dive into a pie during your trip to the Happiest Place on Earth are pretty good.
There are thousands of restaurants in Orlando to feed the 75 million visitors that the city hosts each year, and hundreds that dish out pizza. Whether for a piping hot, on-the-go slice to fill a belly after a long day at the parks, or for an intimate evening of cheesy carbs and vino at an Italian eatery, these ten local spots are sure to satisfy a pizza craving. Buon appetito!
Pick Your Pizza Near Disney!
1 | Villa Italiano Chophouse | Villa Italiano Chophouse celebrates Italy’s culinary passion with fresh ingredients and house-made recipes in a charming setting! Their margherita pizza is to die for – fresh basil, olive oil, garlic and fire roasted tomatoes topped with fresh mozzarella and seasoned ricotta cheese. Gluten friendly cauliflower crust is also available upon request! While the pizza here is authentic and delicious, it is just one offering on their diverse and extensive Italian menu. Some of their most popular chophouse specialties include Parmesan-Crusted Filet of Beef, Pan Seared Salmon Balsamico, Veal Piccata and Chicken Parmesan. They also offer an extensive selection of approximately 90 wines – many of which were imported directly from Italy. Located at Westgate Vacation Villas & Town Center Resort this is the perfect fine-dining spot to enjoy on your Disney vacation.
WHERE: 7700 Westgate Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34747 | WHO: 407-396-8523
LOCAL TIP | Try their Taste of Italy dish for an incredible deal – a 4-course meal for $35 per person, complete with a complimentary glass of prosecco garnished with fresh berries!
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2 | Giordano’s | The recipe for Giordano’s famous stuffed pizza has evolved for more than 200 years, first originating in a small northern town in Italy near Torino. From there, Italian immigrants moved to Chicago and started their own pizza business, introducing the stuffed pizza at the first Giordano’s in the historic south side. Today, true to their Windy City roots, they offer authentic deep-dish, stuffed pies and thin crust pies, each with zesty tomato sauce and flavorful, fresh, hand-selected ingredients. Aside from pizza, the menu also offers starters, salads and options for kiddos. Full-service dining is available, but we recommend taking advantage of the fact that they offer pizza delivery to all of the major resorts so that you can enjoy dinner delivered directly to your door. Convenience and Old World Italian deliciousness? Yes, please!
WHERE: 12151 S Apopka Vineland Road, Orlando, FL 32836 | WHO: 407-239-8900
LOCAL TIP | Chicago-style pizza is FILLING! A deep-dish pizza from Giordano’s is the best thing to order after spending a long day at the theme parks. Your entire family is sure to leave stuffed and deeply satisfied!
3 | Broadway Pizza Bar | A neighborhood hangout with friendly staff, inviting ambiance and competitive prices, the New York-style pies are made-to-order with made-from-scratch dough and fresh ingredients and available in Hand-Tossed or Thin & Crispy. The menu includes more than 20 signature pies ranging from the Mexican, featuring ground beef, fresh tomatoes, black olives, jalapeños, shredded cheddar and mozzarella, to the Prosciutto Pie with salty prosciutto ham with mozzarella and a generous amount of spicy arugula. Additionally, an extensive menu of fresh salads and wraps, soups, calzones, pastas, and wings is also available, along with a lengthy wine and beer list. Save room for some New York Style Cheesecake! Broadway Pizza Bar offers dine-in, pick up, and patio dining.
WHERE: 403 Broadway, Kissimmee, FL 34741 | WHO: 407-847-7050
LOCAL TIP | If you like to venture slightly off the tourist path when you visit Disney, this pizza spot is located in historic downtown Kissimmee, so you’ll definitely find more locals here.
4 | The Pizza Press | Located in the charming master-planned community of Celebration, The Pizza Press is a fast casual concept that allows you to build your own pizza, hot off the press. Inspired by the 1920s industrialized era, when Americana newspapers were the foundation of any given local community, pizza lovers are encouraged to “publish” a pizza through a selection of fresh, premium toppings available for build-your-own, or choose from a number of signature pies, aptly named “The Times,” “The Chronicle” or “The Tribune,” to name a few. In addition to the tasty pies, The Pizza Press offers salads, wings, and dozens of regularly-rotating craft beers on tap.
WHERE: 6079 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Celebration, FL 34747 | WHO: 407-507-0185
LOCAL TIP | Drive across the street into the Town of Celebration and walk through Market Street – their charming strip of boutiques and eateries! You can always find tons of families walking around the lake, enjoying ice cream from Kilwins and admiring the classic houses that line each block of this town originally developed by the Walt Disney Company!
5 | Il Mulino New York | Based on a bistro that has been voted the best Italian restaurant in New York City by Zagat for two solid decades, the Disney outpost of the Big Apple’s small chain offers an urban vibe and generous portions of hearty Italian fare. There are just four pizzas on the menu – Margherita, Rustica, Bosco, and Bianca (ricotta cream, roasted garlic, feta cheese, aged provolone, rosemary olive oil, fresh oregano) but they are absolutely exceptional. Pair your pie with a handmade pasta, risotto, or traditional Italian antipasti, all of which are made with simple, wholesome and fine ingredients. For dessert, indulge in gelato, Tiramisu, or the delicious Tartufo – gelato encased in chocolate and served with whipped cream and Zabaglione. This casual-but-chic Italian eatery is located at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort and offers live entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. Complimentary valet is available.
WHERE: 1200 Epcot Resorts Blvd. Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830 | WHO: 407-934-1362
LOCAL TIP | Since the Swan and Dolphin hotel is elegant and offers great lakefront views for an evening stroll, this is the perfect pizza spot for a date night!
6 | Trattoria al Forno | Disney’s BoardWalk, inspired by the timeless charm of turn-of-the-century boardwalks in coastal cities like Coney Island and Atlantic City, is a quarter-mile promenade that offers classic arcade games and Surrey bikes, delightful evening street performers, shops, and delicious dishes at Trattoria al Forno, a casual Italian eatery. The warm and welcoming trattoria offers an array of regional specialties and crowd-pleasing classics with authentic ingredients and recipes from all around Italy. The savory Pizza di Tartufo features assorted mushrooms, ricotta crèma, truffle essence and fontina cheese, while the Pizza di Oliveri is topped with prosciutto di parma, basil pesto, caramelized onion, Laura Chenel goat cheese, and herb-scented tomatoes – simply “delizioso!” Pair your pie with an authentic vino from historic wine regions, including Tuscany, Veneto and Piedmont. Signature cocktails and Italian beers are also available. After dinner, stroll along for some good old-fashioned family fun set on a scenic waterfront.
WHERE: 2101 Epcot Resorts Blvd, Disney's Boardwalk Resort, Orlando, FL 32830 | WHO: 407-939-5277
LOCAL TIP | Soak in all the Coney Island vibes of Disney’s Boardwalk hotel and stop by their Funnel Cake Cart for a sweet treat. If you’re looking for a refreshing cocktail – head straight to Boardwalk Joe’s Marvelous Margaritas cart.
7 | Cordonvana Joe’s | For Orlando's best pizza while on vacation, try a piping hot pie to-go from Cordovano Joe's, a pizzeria that has mastered authentic New York Style. Baked in a 600-degree stone heath oven, the pizzas are made with fresh hand-stretched dough, imported Italian San Marzano tomatoes, imported Italian Semolina flour and whole milk mozzarella cheese. Additional menu offerings include calzones, baked chicken wings (Mild, Hot, BBQ, Teriyaki or Garlic Parmesan) and cheesy breadsticks. Cordovano Joe's is located in the Pavilion Building of Westgate Town Center Resort in Kissimmee. It’s open until midnight on the weekends to satisfy all-night Italian cravings!
WHERE: 7700 Westgate Boulevard, Kissimmee, FL 34747 | WHO: 407-396-2500
LOCAL TIP | Have a hot and fresh pizza from Cordovano Joe’s delivered poolside so the fun doesn’t have to stop! Pizza by the pool just might be your best vacation memory!
8 | Pizza Ponte | Dishing out a satisfying mix of Italian quick bites – like Sicilian-style pizza by the slice, salads, and sandwiches – Pizza Ponte, located in The Landing portion of Disney Springs, is a tasty option for a steaming slice. With classics like the Big Roman (tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese) and Pepperoni to the eclectic Funghi with fontina and forest mushroom, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. A dozen tempting desserts on display – from cannoli to biscotti to tiramisu – will satisfy a sweet tooth; or grab a Lavvazza Espresso for a caffeine boost. Pizza Ponte is quick-service, so you can spend less time stuck at a table and more time exploring the unique shops and lively entertainment that Disney Springs has to offer.
WHERE: Disney Springs, 1560 E Buena Vista Dr, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 | WHO: 407- 560-9463
LOCAL TIP | Have a family that can never agree on pizza toppings? Pizza Ponte offers seven different options by the slice, so you can each order something different! One slice is all you’ll need – they’re huge!
9 | Prato | On the famed Park Avenue in Winter Park’s charming downtown, Prato celebrates cuisine from Italy’s rich culinary landscape and is a a popular pick for a pizza date night for visitors and locals alike. The menu changes daily and seasonally, but you can always count on Italian classics with modern techniques and fresh ingredients. The Windowmaker is an inventive crowd-pleasing pie topped with Hazelnut Romesco, Cavolo Nero, fennel sausage and farm egg. The warm space includes a contemporary design, long bar which encourages a vibrant and communal atmosphere, window-paned doors and year-round patio seating, making Prato a delightful dining destination that is well worth the 30-minute drive from the Walt Disney World area.
WHERE: 124 N. Park Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789 | WHO: 407-262-0050
LOCAL TIP | To complete your meal at Prato, enjoy some vino and the tiramisu! It’s spongey, light, fluffy and full of rich espresso.
10 | Flippers Pizzeria | Flippers is a local chain that prides itself on using only the freshest, most premium ingredients – handcrafted dough made with unbleached artisan flour and extra virgin olive oil, all-natural ingredients, and no artificial colors, flavors, or preservatives. Then, the pie is brick-fired to perfection in a 600-degree oven. The result is fresh, high-quality pizza that ranges from standard to incredibly unique, in a fast, casual environment. The Hog & Honey pie is a surprisingly delicious option with ricotta cheese, Italian sausage, smoked bacon, roasted red peppers, red pepper flakes, fresh mozzarella, and a local raw honey drizzle. Dine-in, carry-out and delivery options are available at all 15 locations across Central Florida.
WHERE: 12525 State Road 535, Orlando, FL 32836 | WHO: 407-938-9633
LOCAL TIP | Flipper’s is a local favorite because with so many locations, you can stop by for a bite no matter what you’re doing around town.
Bonus | Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza | This quick-service, modern pizza joint in the Town Center area of Disney Springs offers made-to-order artisanal pies with from-scratch dough, cooked to perfection in 180 seconds flat. The open-kitchen setting allows diners to choose from more than 40 toppings – including meats, veggies, cheeses, sauces and finishes – on an assembly line to create a fully customized 11” pie. Not feeling creative? Try one of Blaze’s signature pies, like the Green Stripe, which includes a pesto drizzle over chicken, red peppers, garlic, mozzarella and arugula. Be sure to add a s’more pie on to your order for dessert! Made to resemble a refurbished sawmill from the 1850’s, the Disney Springs location is simple and modern with plentiful indoor and outdoor seating overlooking scenic surroundings. Salads, gluten-free dough, and vegan options are available to accommodate a range of dietary needs and preferences.
WHERE: 1508 E Buena Vista Drive B22, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830 | WHO: 407-318-9128
LOCAL TIP | Blaze’s individual pizzas create the perfect leftovers – eat half your pie then enjoy the rest back at your hotel. They even have mini pizza boxes available for you to grab and go.
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With so many places in the Walt Disney World area and beyond to grab a pizza pie, this list should help narrow down your search. To scout out even more ideas for ways to stay fed during your Orlando vacation, check out these guides to late night food and nearby grocery stores to stock your kitchenette.
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