Best Pizza in Kendall (Updated Jan 2023)

I’ve had the pleasure of eating pizza all over the world, and I’m excited to share with everyone the best pizzerias in this Miami suburb.

After tasting 11 different options, I have some clear top contenders. But before we get into all that, let me tell a story about my time here. It’s full of humor and lightheartedness as I struggled to find some great slices in this area!

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#1 best pizza place in Miami - Acqua e Farina

#1 Acqua e Farina

Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 5-10PM
Thursday: 5-10PM
Friday: 5-10PM
Saturday: 5-10PM
Sunday: 5-10PM

Benefits
  • Offers dessert
  • Has some vegetarian options


The atmosphere of the restaurant is casual and comfortable, but what really makes this place special is the amazing pizza they serve. The thin crust is perfectly crisp and the ingredients are always fresh. For toppings, my favorite combination is the classic margherita with mozzarella, tomatoes, and basil.

The service here is also top-notch – as a food critic I like that they know me by name! The wait staff are friendly and attentive, always making sure that my dining experience is up to par.

But all this would be nothing without their delicious pizzas! Each slice is carefully crafted with love and care, and it shows in each bite. Whether you’re looking for a simple pepperoni or an elaborate veggie option, Acqua e Farina does not disappoint. The result? The best pizza in Kendall—hands down!

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#1 best pizza place in Kendall - Vice City Pizza Downtown Dadeland

#2 Vice City Pizza Downtown Dadeland

Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 5-10:30PM
Wednesday: 5-10:30PM
Thursday: 5-10:30PM
Friday: 5-10:30PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Benefits
  • Offers dessert
  • Serves alcohol (and hard liquor!)

Downsides
  • No delivery


Not only does this place offer delicious slices that never disappoint, but it also has a great atmosphere and serves alcohol (and hard liquor, for those wild nights).

As someone who enjoys a good dessert to top off my meal, I was thrilled to find out that Vice City Pizza Downtown Dadeland offers a variety of sweet treats. With these options, I can have myself an awesome pizza and dessert combo.

The only downside is that they don’t offer delivery services; however, their location is super convenient and easy to get to in downtown Dadeland. You can easily hop on the MetroMover train or drive yourself over if you’re within walking distance.

All in all, I highly recommend Vice City Pizza Downtown Dadeland to anyone looking for a great pizza experience. They are truly one of the best pizza places in Kendall!

#1 best pizza place in Miami - Mienzza Pizza&Grill

#3 Mienzza Pizza&Grill

Open Hours
Monday: 4PM-2AM
Tuesday: 4PM-2AM
Wednesday: 4PM-2AM
Thursday: 4PM-2AM
Friday: 4PM-2AM
Saturday: 4PM-2AM
Sunday: 4PM-2AM

Benefits
  • Offers dessert


The first thing that stood out to me upon arriving at Mienzza was the atmosphere; it was warm and inviting, with a delightful interior design and friendly staff. The menu is extensive, with a wide variety of pizza styles from classic Italian margherita to unique flavors like potato-bacon-jalapeno!

But what really sets Mienzza apart from other pizza places in Kendall is the quality of their ingredients. From the fresh mozzarella cheese to the zesty hand-picked tomatoes, everything I tasted was top notch! My favorite dish was the roasted garlic and tomato pizza – it had just enough heat to balance the sweetness of the roasted garlic and rich tomato sauce.

I’d recommend Mienzza Pizza&Grill to anyone looking for an unforgettable pizza experience. They’ve definitely earned my vote for “best pizza in Kendall”!

#1 best pizza place in Miami - Pina's Pizza

#4 Pina’s Pizza

Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11AM-9PM
Wednesday: 11AM-9PM
Thursday: 11AM-9PM
Friday: 11AM-10PM
Saturday: 11AM-10PM
Sunday: 1-9PM

Benefits
  • Offers dessert
  • Has a kid’s menu
  • Nice tourist spot


From the warm and welcoming atmosphere when you first walk in, to the perfectly crispy yet chewy crusts made fresh daily, Pina’s Pizza is a must-try for pizza lovers. The toppings are plentiful and always fresh, with a variety of options that appeal to everyone from meat lovers to veggie fanatics. My favorite creation from here is the ‘Pina Pie,’ which features Italian salami, pepperoni, red onions, green peppers, mozzarella and parmesan cheese all on top of their house-made marinara sauce. I also tried their specialty ‘The Grandma’ slice with its crisp on the outside yet soft on the inside crust that was simply heavenly!

The staff at Pina’s Pizza are friendly and helpful – they took the time to explain all their special menu items and recommended some great pairings for me to try. They even gave me a free sample of one of their signature Chicago pies so I could really get a taste of what makes them so special.

All in all, I can confidently say that Pina’s Pizza is one of the best pizzas in Kendall! Once you try it for yourself you’ll see why it’s worth going out of your way for this delicious slice of heaven!

#1 best pizza place in Miami - K Pizza

#5 K Pizza “Pizza al Taglio”

Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11:30AM-9PM
Wednesday: 11:30AM-9PM
Thursday: 11:30AM-9PM
Friday: 11:30AM-10PM
Saturday: 11:30AM-10PM
Sunday: 11:30AM-9PM

Benefits
  • Serves alcohol
  • Offers dessert
  • Has some vegetarian options


This place is truly a hidden gem. The atmosphere is cozy and inviting, and the smells that waft through the air will make you drool. Even before tasting their creations, I knew they were on to something special.

The pizza itself was amazing! The crust was perfectly thin and crispy, yet there was still plenty of delicious sauce and cheese to enjoy. They have all sorts of creative topping combinations, too – my favorite being their ‘Buffalo Mozzarella and Fig’ pizza. It’s definitely worth trying out!

I can honestly say that K Pizza “Pizza al Taglio” deserves its reputation as serving up some of the best pizza in Kendall – if not beyond! A must-try for pizza lovers everywhere.

#1 best pizza place in Miami - Pulcinella Pizzeria

#6 Pulcinella Pizzeria

Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 3:30-10PM
Wednesday: 3:30-10PM
Thursday: 3:30-10PM
Friday: 12:30-10:30PM
Saturday: 12-5PM
Sunday: Closed

Benefits
  • Offers dessert


The owner, Pietro, is a real character – he’s constantly running around the restaurant making sure the guests are having a great time and enjoying the pizza. The atmosphere of the place gives an authentic Italian feel that makes you want to stay for hours.

Speaking of the pizza…it’s definitely a 10/10. I tried the classic Margherita which was incredibly thin and crispy with just enough sauce and cheese to give it that authentic Italian flavor. The other pizzas on the menu looked equally delicious, so it’ll be hard to pick my favorite next time!

But, great pizza isn’t all Pulcinella Pizzeria has to offer – their pasta is also excellent. I had some rigatoni with pesto sauce which was light and flavorful without being greasy or heavy.

All in all, I’d highly recommend Pulcinella Pizzeria if you’re looking for some of the best pizza in Kendall!

#1 best pizza place in Kendall - MOD Pizza

#7 MOD Pizza

Open Hours
Monday: 10:30AM-10PM
Tuesday: 10:30AM-10PM
Wednesday: 10:30AM-10PM
Thursday: 10:30AM-11PM
Friday: 10:30AM-11PM
Saturday: 10:30AM-8PM
Sunday: 10:30AM-10PM

Benefits
  • Offers dessert
  • Has some vegetarian options
  • Serves alcohol
  • Nice tourist spot


First of all, their pizza is truly fresh and delicious. I’ve tried nearly every topping combination they offer and haven’t been disappointed yet. The crust is crispy and flavorful, the cheese is perfectly melted, and the toppings are always optimally distributed.

The atmosphere in the restaurant is also a lot of fun. It’s got a cool vibe with plenty of people there to enjoy pizza as much as I do! Plus, the staff are always very friendly, helpful and accommodating.

And if all that wasn’t enough – there’s really good value for money here too. A standard 11-inch pizza should be enough for two people to share (no pun intended). So you don’t need to break the bank to enjoy the best pizza in Kendall.

If you’re looking for a place to get great pizza in Kendall – MOD Pizza is definitely my top recommendation!

#1 best pizza place in Miami - LOCAL PIE

#8 LOCAL PIE

Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: 11AM-9PM
Sunday: 12-8PM

Benefits
  • Has some vegetarian options

Downsides
  • No delivery


The first thing that stands out about LOCAL PIE is their variety of vegetarian options. I’m all for trying to reduce my meat consumption, and LOCAL PIE has several delicious veggie pizzas that are sure to please even the most dedicated carnivore.

The atmosphere at LOCAL PIE is warm and inviting, with plenty of comfortable seating and a friendly staff. But, I must warn you – there is no delivery! You’ll need to make the trek down if you want to enjoy their amazing pizza. But believe me, it’s worth it for some of the best pizza in town.

Overall, I highly recommend that you visit LOCAL PIE if you’re looking for a great pizza experience in Kendall. Even after traveling the world tasting all kinds of different pizzas, I’m still drawn back to this spot!

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#1 best pizza place in Miami - Gaetano's Pizza & Pasta

#9 Gaetano’s Pizza & Pasta

Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11AM-9PM
Wednesday: 11AM-9PM
Thursday: 11AM-9PM
Friday: 11AM-10PM
Saturday: 11AM-10PM
Sunday: 1-9PM

Benefits
  • Offers dessert


From the moment I stepped in, I felt the atmosphere was truly unique – dimly lit and cozy, with a distinct Italian vibe. The staff was friendly and welcoming, providing great service throughout my experience.

The menu is vast, with numerous specialty pizzas to satisfy all cravings. My personal favorite was their Sicilian style pizza – light and fluffy crust, fresh toppings and just enough cheese to keep you wanting more! The sauce had a perfect zing to it that complemented the toppings really well.

And that’s not all! Gaetano’s also offers delicious pasta dishes that will make any Italian grandmother proud. Prepared perfectly al dente with incredibly flavorful sauces, these dishes are definitely worth trying. Plus, they offer gluten-free options for those who are gluten-free conscious.

Overall, I highly recommend Gaetano’s Pizza & Pasta for anyone looking for great pizza in Kendall – you won’t be disappointed!

#1 best pizza place in Miami - Two Brothers Pizzeria & Restaurant

#10 Two Brothers Pizzeria & Restaurant

Open Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 11AM-10PM
Wednesday: 11AM-10PM
Thursday: 11AM-10PM
Friday: 11AM-11PM
Saturday: 11AM-11PM
Sunday: 12-10PM

Benefits
  • Nice tourist spot
  • Serves alcohol
  • Has a kid’s menu
  • Has insanely good dessert


The atmosphere was quite cozy and inviting. I felt right at home as soon as I walked in. The staff greeted me with a warm welcome and asked about my pizza preferences.

I already had an idea what to order since it was highly recommended, so I went with the ‘Tommy Two-Cheese’. It did not disappoint! The cheese melted perfectly on the thin crust, the sauce had just the right amount of tanginess, and the toppings were evenly distributed – all of which made for one amazing pizza!

I also had their garlic knots which were also delicious. They were soft and warm on the inside, and lightly crisp on the outside. Perfectly seasoned too!

Overall, Two Brothers Pizzeria & Restaurant should be your go-to spot for a great pizza experience in Kendall. And if you’re up for it, bring a few friends to split a few pies and enjoy an amazing feast!

#1 best pizza place in Miami - The Big Cheese of Miami

#11 The Big Cheese of Miami

Open Hours
Monday: 11AM-9PM
Tuesday: 11AM-9PM
Wednesday: 11AM-9PM
Thursday: 11AM-10PM
Friday: 11AM-11PM
Saturday: 11:30AM-11PM
Sunday: 4-9PM

Benefits
  • Nice tourist spot
  • Great place to watch sports
  • Offers dessert
  • Serves alcohol
  • Has a kid’s menu


From the second I stepped inside this restaurant, I knew it was something special. The atmosphere was warm and inviting, and when I saw the menu, I knew I had to try their pizza. After ordering a slice of pepperoni, my expectations were high — and boy, did The Big Cheese deliver!

The crust was thin but crispy and tossed perfectly in Olive oil. The sauce was rich and flavorful, and the pepperoni had just the right amount of spice. To top it off, there was plenty of cheese – gooey and delicious!

I gave them five stars without hesitation. It’s not often that you find a restaurant in Kendall that serves this level of pizza – The Big Cheese is truly the best in town!

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