+7 Perfect Places for the Best Pizza in Barrie

When it comes to culinary delights, few dishes evoke as much passion and fervor as pizza. If you’re on a quest to find the best pizza in Barrie, you’re in luck! As a local resident with a passion for pizza, I’ve scoured the city to discover the perfect slice.

Barrie is home to an array of pizzerias as well as other restaurants that feature some premium pies. In this guide I’m sharing the best pizza places in Barrie, including downtown favourites like Pie Wood Fired Pizza Joint and P_ZZA. Plus, I’ll also provide recommendations on which pizza to order, whether they offer delivery options, and more!

So, whether you’re a traditionalist craving a classic Margherita or an adventurous foodie eager to try bold flavor combinations, join me as we explore where to find the best pizza in Barrie.

Pizza with olives, red peppers and cheese from PIE Wood Fired Pizza Joint
Beauty Pie from PIE Wood Fired Pizza Joint

Where to Find the Best Pizza in Barrie

PIE Wood Fired Pizza Joint

Best known as the first place to bring wood oven pizza to Barrie, PIE is one of the most popular spots to grab a slice. In addition to their fantastic wood fired pizza, locals like myself and visitors love their location.

PIE has one of the best waterfront patios in Barrie! Located across from Centennial Beach, one of Barrie’s top attractions, the views of Kempenfelt Bay are stellar.

Along with a large patio, PIE has a large indoor dining room and sells their famous pizzas that you can make at home. But if you’re looking for takeout, be sure to check out their specials.

A great takeout special is their ‘The Almost Essential Pack.’ It includes two pizzas and your choice of beer or wine for $63!

The PIE menu features a variety of fun and unique pizzas as well as other food items. Many of the pizzas have fun names too like Hind Leg, Muskoka Pie, Cluck Norris, Mystic North and Tsunami.

My favourite pizza from PIE Wood Fired Pizza Joint is the Beauty Pie. But one of their most popular pizzas is their Hedge Hog, which is great if you like spicy. And if you’re looking for appetizers or sharables, I recommend the wings and salty balls!

PIE Wood Fired Pizza Information

Address: 11 Victoria Street, Barrie, ON L4N 6T3
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11:30am – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 11:30am – 10pm
Phone: (705) 728-7952
Delivery: No
What to try: Beauty Pie or Hedge Hog Pie

Pizza and panzerotti sitting on a table at Sicilian Gourmet Pizza in Barrie
a build your pizza and panzerotti

Sicilian Gourmet Pizza & Pasta

When my family is in town Sicilian Gourmet Pizza & Pasta is our go-to pizza restaurant in Barrie. I think it’s the most family friend and warm pizza joint in town.

Their Sicilian gourmet pizzas have thin crust, zesty tomato sauce as well as fresh herbs. But the winning ingredient is Jolina Cheese! Jolina Cheese is a high-quality mozzarella that packs in the flavour!

They have over a dozen pizzas on their menu. A few solid options include the Mexicano, Veggie Veneto and Milano. However, you can also opt for one of their build your own pizzas. Along with picking out the toppings, you get to choose the dough and sauce.

This authentic Italian restaurant has a large menu that includes more than pizza. You’ll find classics like pasta and Italian sandwiches as well as Canadian favourites like poutine and wings.

Sicilian Gourmet Pizza & Pasta is open 365 days a year! It’s a great option for dine in or takeout on holidays when many other restaurants are closed.

Sicilian Gourmet Pizza & Pasta Information

Address: 225 Ferndale Dr S #4, Barrie, ON L4N 6B9
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11am – 11pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 12am
Phone: (705) 734-9999
Delivery: Yes
What to try: Mexicano

Pizza topped with arugula and cheese in a box fromP_ZZA
enjoyed a pizza from P_ZZA on their downtown patio


If you’re looking for a unique pizza in Barrie then head downtown to P_ZZA. Sandwiched between the Running Room and Posh Dental on Dunlop Street, P_ZZA is a small but must visit gem.

P_ZZA uses Amaranth flour, which has more fibre, protein and iron then traditional wheat flour. It is said to be low in carbohydrates and easier to digest.

Another thing that makes P_ZZA stand out is that they create fresh pizza with quality ingredients in a matter of 5 minutes. These pizzas are not your traditional round ones but long and narrow.

You can build your own pizza by choosing from over 20 toppings and 7 different sauces. I took my pizza to eat out on their small patio that over looks downtown and Memorial Square. The crust was the perfect blend of crunch and fluffy.

In addition to pizza, they have build your own salads on the menu. Plus, choose from organic sodas or fresh alkaline water to wash it all down with.

For those with dietary restrictions, they do offer gluten free and vegan options.

P_ZZA Information

Address: 50 Dunlop St E Unit 100, Barrie, ON L4M 6J9
Hours: Sunday to Thursday 11am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 2:30am
Phone: (705) 503-6516
Delivery: Yes
What to try: Build your own pizza

View from above of two different pizzas in Barrie from Paezano's Pizza in Barrie
views of the tasty fresh pizzas from Paezano’s Pizza

Paezano’s Pizza & Marketplace

Nestled in the Cedar Pointe Business Park is a one stop shop for all things Italian! Paezano’s Pizza features an extensive menu that includes pizza, pasta, and more.

I usually order one of their classic pizzas, the deluxe. The sauce to cheese to toppings ratio is perfect! When it comes to dough, their homemade dough packs the perfect mix of fluffy edges and flavour.

Paezano’s Pizza has been a Barrie pizza staple for over 15 years. They’ve won numerous awards, including Barrie’s best pizza.

In addition to being a pizza joint, its also a marketplace with an assortment of Italian classics like bags of cookies, jars of Nutella, as well as pastas and sauces.

This place is popular for takeout. But if you want to dine in, there is a few tables at the back of the store. I loved that they also served espresso and pastries, which is the perfect way to end a meal of pizza.

If you’re looking for gluten free pizza in Barrie, Paezano’s Pizza is known as one of the best!

Paezano’s Pizza & Marketplace Information

Address: 35 Cedar Pointe Dr, Barrie, ON L4N 5R7
Hours: Monday to Thursday 11:30am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 12pm – 11pm, Sunday 4 – 9pm
Phone: (705) 722-1717
Delivery: Yes
What to try: Deluxe

Jimmy Chews Pizza in a box with jalapenos, sausage and red onion toppings
My Honey’s Hot pizza

Jimmy Chews Primo – Pizza

Across from Barrie’s city hall is a hidden gem of pizza in the city, Jimmy Chews! It’s the perfect pizza place if you’re looking for take out and to try something unique.

Using fresh and quality toppings, like their famous pepperonis, they craft some of the most unique pizzas in Barrie. You’ll find everything from pickles to honey on their pizzas.

My first Jimmy Chews pizza was their My Honey’s Hot one. The pizza is topped with double fennel spicy sausage that’s house made, red onion, mozzarella, jalapeno and local honey. It’s the perfect blend of spicy and sweet.

One of the key aspects that makes their pizza stand out is the dough. They use 3-day cold risen dough that results in the fluffiest crust around!

Plus, who can resist ordering their pizzas with fun names like Sgt. Peppers, Killer Diller and Porky Pine!

In addition to pizza, a few great menu items to add to your order should be their awesome Caesar salad and wings.

Jimmy Chews Primo – Pizza Information

Address: 55 Mulcaster St, Barrie, ON L4M 3M3
Hours: Sunday – Wednesday 11:30am to 8pm, Thursday – Saturday 11:30am to 9pm, Closed Mondays
Phone: (705) 500-5224
Delivery: Yes
What to try: My Honey’s Hot

Fuda Italian Bakery

One of the beloved places to eat in Barrie is Fuda Italian Bakery. This family-owned shop and restaurant has been a staple for decades.

Fuda Italian Bakery is best known for their baked goods, but it also has a massive marketplace selling Italian groceries as well as prepared meals. Along with being one of the best bakeries in Barrie, they also have a hot table.

With a collection of tables, you can dine in and enjoy one of their mouth-watering dishes. A few stand outs menu items include chicken parmesan and lasagna.

While I’ve tried a number of dishes, my go to is their pizza! I used to work across the street and many lunch hours were spent at Fuda Italian Bakery indulging in a slice of pizza.

They make authentic Italian pizza with classic options. Pizza options include Meat Explosion, Vegetarian, Deluxe, and Hawaiian. My favourite is the Margherita.

Fuda Italian Bakery Information

Address: 200 Wellington St W, Barrie, ON L4N 1K9
Hours: Monday – Saturday 8am – 6pm & Closed Sundays
Phone: (705) 737-3434
Delivery: No
What to try: Margherita Pizza

Spicy Flying Pig Pizza sitting on a raised tray on a table in Barnstormers
Spicy Flying Pig Pizza

Barnstormers Brewing & Distilling Co. Brewpub Restaurant

Along with being one of the best breweries in Barrie, Barnstormers also makes a fantastic pizza! Barnstormers Brewpub Restaurant is the perfect spot to go for dinner and drinks.

As soon as I walked in, I loved the vibe! Twinkle lights are strung from the ceiling and the walls are covered with quirky things like license plates and photos of old planes.

All the plane memorabilia are fitting since the name Barnstormers, refers to pilots that perform stunts on airplanes.

The Barnstormers menu is full of tasty items that range from pasta to pizza and handhelds. I’ve enjoyed every meal I’ve eaten here, but have to say the pizza stands out!

One of the reasons the pizza at Barnstormers stands out is because of their dough. They use beer mash in their pizza dough that gives a distinct and flavourful taste!

My favourite pizza is the Spicy Flying Pig Pizza. Using house pizza sauce, it’s topped with goat cheese, mozzarella, Italian sausage, green olives and hot banana peppers.

Another popular pizza is the B1. This one is also topped with house pizza sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni, Italian sausage, and green olives. But other toppings include crumbled bacon, salami, and mushrooms.

Insider Tip: A great night to visit is on Mondays! On Monday they offer a special for dine in that includes a small pizza (which is quite large) and beer for only $20.

Barnstormers Brewing & Distilling Co. Brewpub Restaurant Information

Address: 384 Yonge St #3, Barrie, ON L4N 4C8
Hours: Monday to Thursday 11:30am – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 11:30am – 10pm, Sunday 11:30am – 6pm
Phone: (705) 481-1701
Delivery: Yes
What to try: Spicy Flying Pig Pizza

A classic margherita pizza from The Italian Eatery
A classic margherita pizza from The Italian Eatery

Other Places that Serve the Best Pizza in Barrie

Italian Eatery – Along with being one of the best Barrie Italian restaurants, Italian Eatery serves up an awesome pizza. I enjoyed a margherita pizza. They make classic Italian pizza, with thin crust and full of flavour. Plus, they are perfect for takeout. Located in Park Place, this small restaurant also features a marketplace filled with authentic Italian groceries.

Bacio Trattoria – In addition to being one of the best downtown Barrie restaurants, Bacio Trattoria crafts a fantastic pizza. With a hip and romantic vibe, this is the perfect date night restaurant to enjoy pizza and drinks.

Pizzeria Italia Restaurant – A staple on the Barrie pizza scene is Pizzeria Italia. Family-owned and operated since 1966, they make a truly authentic Italian pizza. Sadly, this downtown gem is not currently open for dine in, but you can still order a pizza to go.

Valiant’s Field Grown – If you’re looking for a great vegan restaurant then head downtown to Valiant’s. Known as Barrie’s original plant-based eatery, their large menu features everything from bowls to burgers and pizza. A couple of pizza options include pickle, deluxe, and Greek. Or you can make it your way by choosing which sauces and toppings you want.


In conclusion, delving into Barrie’s pizza scene has been a mouthwatering adventure filled with delightful discoveries and unforgettable flavors. From the wood-fired perfection of Pie Wood Fired Pizza Joint to plant-based creations from Valiant’s, this city offers a diverse array of pizza options to satisfy every craving. Whether you’re enjoying a beloved peperoni and cheese or daring to try a bold new combination, Barrie’s pizzerias deliver culinary excellence with every bite.

About the author

I'm Stephanie of The World As I See It, the ELO coffee junkie who is always on the hunt for the best cafes, bakeries, donut shops... let's just say that I have a bit of a sweet tooth, shall we? Living in Simcoe County, I'm spoiled for fabulous local eats! No matter where I go though, you'll find me with a cup of caffeine in hand as I explore the beauty of Ontario.

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