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Are you looking for somewhere to satisfy your pizza craving? Try these great pizzerias and Italian restaurants, all based in Birmingham.

If you fancy a change from Domino's or Pizza Hut, there are a variety of great pizzerias and Italian restaurants in Birmingham.

Whether it's in the city centre or further afield, there are plenty of places where you can get delicious pizza at a reasonable price.

In this list, we look at some of the best of these restaurants and pizzerias.

Otto Pizza

Located in the Jewellery Quarter, OTTO serves a range of freshly baked pizzas with a mozzarella base.

The toppings range from classic home roasted ham and artichoke to the more adventurous mushroom, mascarpone and truffle oil or spicy sausage and frijarielli.

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The Stable

This is a place for lovers of cider, as The Stable has lots of different types on offer to enjoy with your pizza.

There is also a separate vegan menu, with a good choice of pizzas and salads, and even vegan garlic bread.

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Izza! is a relatively new restaurant, found in Selfridges Food Hall in the Bullring.

It offers authentic sourdough pizzas made from special flour imported from Italy.

Part of the award-winning Lasan Group, Izza! is one of the best pizza places in the city centre.

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La Vera

La Vera is a wood oven pizzeria in Martineau Place, Birmingham.

They have a wide range of pizzas on offer with all the usual toppings, and for something different, try the Francescana which has chicken hot dog on top.

Plus, they offer pizza-themed desserts made with nutella.

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San Carlo (Fumo)

Fumo, a great place for cocktails and live music in Waterloo Street, also offers a variety of Italian dishes.

For pizza, you could try the Calabrese with nduja calabrian soft spicy sausage and buffalo mozzarella.

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Marco Pierre White's restaurant Bardolino offers top quality pizzas, including the Bolognese, Napoletana and Florentina.

The restaurant is away from the city centre and can be found in The Cube in the Mailbox District, Birmingham.

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Cucina Rustica

The pizzas at Cucina Rustica are made to order, so you can have a personalised set of toppings.

Located just outside the Jewellery Quarter, this restaurant is a great place not just for pizza but for a variety of Italian cuisine.

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Casa Italia

Casa Italia is a hidden gem on the Hagley Road in Bearwood, and serves authentic Italian food.

One of their pizzas, called the 'Mamma Mia', has cheese, tomato, chicken, prawns, pepperoni, onion, garlic and jalapenos on top. Mamma Mia indeed!

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Del Villaggio

This restaurant offers hand crafted traditional pizzas and other Italian dishes.

You can find Del Villaggio on Broad Street, and sample their menu.

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Pasta Di Piazza

Pasta Di Piazza is located in St Paul's Square and is a great place to have pizza.

There you can enjoy a Vesuvio, which has toppings of tomato, Italian sausage, meatballs, mushrooms, chilli, olives and mozzarella cheese.

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Hungry yet?

Enjoy sampling our top pizza restaurants in Birmingham.

When you've made your way through our list, check out our restaurant finder to see where else takes your fancy.

Posted by Emily Lane

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