7 restaurants in and around Victoria to help you celebrate National Pizza Day today

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In case you hadn’t heard, it’s National Pizza Day today! 

Canadians love their pizza, and a new report by Chefs Plate has revealed some very interesting information about how we like our slices!

According to the study, the most popular pizza topping among Canadians is pepperoni, followed by anchovies and pineapple. 

There are also unusual new flavour combinations catching pizza enthusiasts’ attention, particularly a pickle pizza. 

If you’re thinking of ordering a slice (or full pie) today, here are 7 restaurants in and around Victoria to help you celebrate National Pizza Day:

Pizzeria Prima Strata

Pizzeria Prima Strata has two locations to satisfy your pizza craving. 

Not only do they offer delicious wood fire roasted pizza, they also have wine, craft beer, gelato and sorbet!

  • Location: 1990 Fort Street and 230 Cook Street
  • Hours: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday to Sunday

FARO Handcrafted Pizza and Tasting Room

FARO, located in the Oak Bay Beach Hotel, serves pizza from their Wood Stone oven as well as a variety of salads, small bites, cocktails and local wines. 

  • Location: 1175 Beach Drive
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Sunday

MOD Pizza

MOD Pizza has come to Langford! 

If you’re looking for individual artisan pizzas and salads, the popular chain is the place for you. They also offer gluten friendly and vegan options. 

  • Location: 3022 Merchant Wy Unit 104, Langford
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Sunday

Brickyard Pizza

If you’re downtown Victoria, stop by Brickyard Pizza for a whole pizza or grab a slice to go. 

The downtown staple makes everything fresh in house and is even open after 10 p.m. on weekends if you are craving a late night snack.

  • Location: 784 Yates Street
  • Hours: 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., Monday to Thursday, 12 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday, and 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Saturday.

Fiamo Italian Kitchen

If you want to go all out celebrating National Pizza Day, stop by Fiamo Italian Kitchen for a sit down, fancy ambiance. 

Fiamo offers 9 artisan pizza options, including their very own Bonnie Henry pizza!

  • Location: 515 Yates Street
  • Hours: 4 p.m. to 1 a.m., Monday to Sunday

Oreganos Pizza

If you’re looking for some pizza to go or delivered right to you, Oreganos is a popular choice!

The restaurant has over twenty pizzas to choose from, as well as calzones and salads. 

Have dietary restrictions? Oreganos offers gluten free pizza crust, lactose free mozzarella and vegan friendly Daiya cheese!

  • Location: 3615 Shelbourne Street #23
  • Hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday to Sunday

5th St. Bar & Grill

5th Street Bar and Grill offers eight pizza options cooked fresh in their pizza oven. 

All pizzas are available in 10” and 12” options.

  • Location: 1028 Hillside Avenue
  • Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday to Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. to 11:45 p.m., Thursday to Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m., Sunday

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