Though the first version of pizza was developed in Greece, the modern pizza was created in Naples, Italy. In 2009, the Neapolitan Pizza was safeguarded in the European Union as a Traditional Specialty Guaranteed dish.
If you are someone who appreciates this tasty dish but never tried a real Neapolitan pizza, pay a visit to one of the restaurants below. You will not be disappointed.
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Reina Margherita is a Neapolitan pizzeria that opened in Barcelona in July 2015. The restaurant serves gorgeous, thick crusted pizzas, prepared with only the freshest ingredients, cooked inside a wood oven. The pizzeria has a legion of fans, who have voted and selected it as one of the top restaurants in Barcelona.
Reina Margherita is located at Passeig de Joan de Borbo, 29.
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Les Dues Sicilies
Les Dues Sicilies is a tiny restaurant in the Gothic neighborhood that offers pizza by the slice. With their huge slices, thin crust and a variety of toppings, the pizzeria has won the hearts and mouths of many, who grab a slice for the go or sit at one of the few tables available in the establishment. At Dues Sicilies, you can not only taste genuine Italian pizza but other Italian treats such as cannolis.
Dues Sicilies is located at Carrer Carders, 22.
Vicino is an original pizza bar that combines a restaurant atmosphere with that of an Italian bar. The oval-shaped pizzas are served on top of a wooden tray, already sliced, for a great sharing experience.
Vicino is located at Passeig Joan de Borbó, 68, on the edge of the Barceloneta neighborhood.
NAP Neapolitan Authentic Pizza
NAP Neapolitan Authentic Pizza is a chain with pizzerias across Europe. The restaurant offers a delicious selection of pizzas with an excellent thin crust and a variety of tasty fresh ingredients, all cooked in an original Stefano Ferrara wood oven.
NAP Neapolitan Authentic Pizza has two locations in Barcelona. One is at Avinguda Fancesc Cambó, 30, and the other at Carrer Baluard, 69.