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10 Best Places for Cheese Pizzas in Manila [2024]

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Cheese Pizza Manila

Best Cheese Pizza Manila
Best Cheese Pizza Manila

Looking for the best cheese pizza Manila? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the 10 best places to get your cheesy fix. From classic cheese pizzas to more creative variations, these restaurants will have you coming back for more. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your cheese pizza Manila crawl today!

1) Trattoria Altrove

Key ServiceItalian-style cheese pizza
Address858 Tropical Avenue BF International 1700 Las Piñas, Philippines
Operating HoursMonday: CLOSED
Tuesday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Saturday: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

This version earns our highest ranking in spite of the price tag and location, due to its near-perfect crust: chewy with a hint of char. The cheeses are unbelievably delicious—mozzarella, fontina, pecorino and just the right amount of gorgonzola. All pizzas here deserve your attention but you’ll also appreciate the rustic interiors that add an extra level of charm. It’s truly worth making this trip!

Key Differentiators:

  • Freshly baked pizza
  • Wood-fired brick oven cheese pizza 
  • Rustic interiors

Customer’s Review:

If you happen to be around the area, give the place a try. Absolutely outstanding pizza and a beef carpaccio that’s quite literally a steal. Paired with great house wine in a beautiful location and very warm, friendly service.


2) Amare La Cucina

Key ServiceThree cheese pizza
Address91 East Capitol Drive, Kapitolyo, Pasig 1603
Operating HoursMonday 11AM–8PM
Tuesday 11AM–8PM
Wednesday 11AM–8PM
Thursday 11AM–8PM
Friday 11AM–11PM
Saturday 11AM–11PM
Sunday 11AM–10PM

The exceptional aspect of Amare’s cheese pizza is that it achieves the same flavor profile as other cheese pizzas but with less. As indicated by its title, only three types of cheese are used instead of four or five which leads to an intense and flavorful bite. Every slice yields a robust yet delectable outcome—indeed too scrumptious! It’s no wonder why Amare reigns for brick-oven pizza connoisseurs like ourselves.

Key Differentiators:

  • Wood-fired cheese pizza
  • Balanced flavor 
  • Homemade pizza

Customer’s Review:

I finally got a chance to try this place last Saturday evening for dinner. The first thing you’ll notice upon walking up to the restaurant’s entrance is their pizza corner, with their brick ovens. No wonder they have a section dedicated to making pizza alone because Amare La Cucina offers its diners the to make their own pizza!

Dalmathia Sevilla Cobrador

3) Da Gianni Cucina Italiana

Key ServiceTruffled cheese pizza
AddressWestGate Hub WestGate Center Filinvest Alabang, Muntinlupa City, Philippines
Phone0908 815 3856
Operating HoursMonday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Tuesday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Wednesday 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Sunday 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

Let’s start with a real curveball on the list – truffle-sprinkled pizza. Who knew that something so unique could be so delightful? Don’t worry, it doesn’t make this dish overly rich or pretentious; instead, you get an earthy aroma and just enough of a kick to encourage adding chili oil. The texture balance is perfection too – crispy around the edges but gradually getting softer as you move towards the center. This has got to be one of the best!

Key Differentiators:

  • Italian cheese pizza
  • Specially sourced cheese
  • Wood-fired cheese pizza

Customer’s Review:

This is my most favorite Italian restaurant in Manila. Da Gianni’s cheese pizzas are always so tasty, with just the right amount of truffle aroma and cheese blend. The dough is always cooked to perfection in their wood-fired oven. The service is also great, and the waiters are always friendly and accommodating. Highly recommend!

Enda Munley

4) Yellow Cab

Key ServiceNew York-style cheese pizza
Address3rd Floor, KDC Plaza, 2212 Chino Roces Avenue, Brgy. Pio del Pilar 1230 Makati, Philippines
Phone(02) 8-789-9999

Yellow Cab Pizza Co., a popular eatery that was established in 2001 to bring the taste of New York City to the Philippines, is renowned for its generous toppings and premium ingredients. With a name inspired by NYC’s iconic yellow cabs, Yellow Cab promises an authentic slice of The Big Apple right here at home!

Key Differentiators:

  • Generous toppings
  • Premium ingredients
  • Thin crust pizza

Customer’s Review:

If you’re looking for a cheese pizza that’s oozing with cheese, then Yellow Cab is the place to go. It’s like eating cheese pizza from New York City! The cheese blend they use is always so delicious, and the crust is surprisingly thin yet still holds up under all of the cheese and toppings. Definitely worth checking out if you’re in the area.

Kevin Beeney

5) Cibo

Key ServiceOval cheese pizza
AddressUGF Alabang Town Center
Muntinlupa City, Metro Manila
Operating HoursDaily 11AM–9PM

Cibo’s version of the classic brunch item comes with an unusual oval shape and rosemary garnish, making it a favorite for any get-together. Boasting maximum crunchiness among its counterparts, gorgonzola adds that extra zing to this scrumptious pizza. The mozzarella and gruyere might be intense for some, but the crispier crust helps balance out all these flavors! Crumble in some rosemary and chili oil to complete your indulgence experience.

Key Differentiators:

  • Gorgonzola cheese
  • Rosemary garnish
  • Mozzarella and gruyere cheese blend

Customer’s Review:

Cibo has some of the best cheese pizzas in Manila. The unique oval shape adds a nice visual touch while still packing in that cheese flavor. The gorgonzola cheese, rosemary garnish, and cheese blend make it an incredibly flavor-filled pizza. I usually get this as a shared dish for me and my friends and we always end up loving it!

Phil Regana

6) Salvatore Cuomo & Bar

Key ServiceThin crust cheese pizza
AddressG/F Uptown Parade, Taguig, Philippines
Phone0917 623 3141
Operating HoursMonday 12–2:30PM, 5:30–10PM
Tuesday 12–2:30PM, 5:30–10PM
Wednesday 12–2:30PM, 5:30–10PM
Thursday 12–2:30PM, 5:30–10PM
Friday 12PM–12AM
Saturday 12PM–12AM
Sunday 12–9PM

When it comes to the Salvatore Cuomo chain, there are a few key things that really stand out. Not only is its menu an excellent introduction to Italian cuisine, but its atmosphere can transition seamlessly from a laid-back lunch spot to a romantic dinner night. Their pizza in particular has earned rave reviews thanks to its thin crust and perfect charring—and don’t forget the blend of cheese! For those who want something different, they offer up chili and honey on the side for a tasty twist.

Key Differentiators:

  • Chili and honey side option
  • Various cheese blend
  • Romantic dinner atmosphere

Customer’s Review:

I love Salvatore Cuomo & Bar because of the cozy atmosphere, friendly service, and delicious cheese pizzas. The cheese blend is so good – mild yet still flavorful. The chili and honey side option is a great way to customize it and make it your own. I always get this when I’m dining here with my friends, and we all love it!

Jessica Diaz 

7) Stephen’s Brick Oven Pizza

Key ServiceButtery cheese pizza
AddressMetro Manila, PH
Phone0917 540 6355

Stephen’s menu, in particular their four-cheese option, is sure to astound you. For a value of money that can’t be beat elsewhere on this list, Stephen’s has also hit the mark with an ideal way to devour their tasty food at Ortigas Avenue. Just imagine: it’s 4 o’clock during a dreary -ber month afternoon and you’re settled behind a gas station while savoring creamy cheese pizza Manila matched perfectly with its crust along with some iced coffee from the close by convenience store — what could prove more enjoyable? It truly isn’t easy to surpass such pleasure!

Key Differentiators:

  • Four cheese option
  • Value for money
  • Balanced crust

8) Wildflour

Key ServiceCrispy cheese pizza
AddressGround Floor, The Finance Centre, 9th Avenue corner 26th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
Phone8244 3930 | 0917 632 9384
Operating HoursSunday – Thursday | 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Friday – Saturday | 10:00AM – 11:00PM

This version of the pizza has a crunchier crust to balance out its creamier topping, making it an even more tasty and delectable dish. Accented with chili flakes and oregano, Wildflour Italian’s creation has just the right amount of zing without any blue cheese needed – a true sign of culinary mastery!

Key Differentiators:

  • Chili flakes and oregano toppings
  • Subtle note of pungency 
  • Pungent cheese flavor without blue cheese

Customer Review:

I love Wildflour’s cheese pizza Manila. The crunchy crust combined with the creamy cheese topping is so good! The chili flakes and oregano add a subtle kick, but the cheese flavor still stands out. It’s the perfect cheese pizza for sharing with friends. I highly recommend trying it!

Miguel Santos

9) Francesco’s Kitchen

Key ServiceTruffle cheese pizza
Address863 A. Mabini Street, Addition Hills, San Juan City
Operating HoursMon – Thu 11:00am to 9:00pm
Fri – Sun 11:00am to 10:00pm

No other pizza quite compares to Francesco’s Kitchen’s signature truffle cheese slice. Not only will it tantalize you with its earthy, sweet and saltiness; but the perfect amount of crust-to-cheese ratio is simply unmatched. Whether you’re looking for a little indulgence or searching for something special to share with your favorite people—this is an ideal option!

Key Differentiators:

  • Optimal cheese-to-crust proportion
  • Earthly and sweet flavor
  • Just-salty enough cheese

Customer’s Review:

I love Francesco’s Kitchen for its unique cheese pizza Manila. The truffle cheese gives it a really earthy, sweet flavor that is just salty enough.


10) Mamma Mia

Key ServiceCheese-stuffed crust pizza
AddressUptown Mall, BGC taguig, Taguig, Philippines
Phone0966 663 7803
Operating HoursDaily 11AM–9:30PM

Mamma Mia Pizza serves up everyone’s classic pizza fantasies! Whether you’re a Ninja Turtle fan or not, Mamma Mia combines traditional Italian and Americanized comfort food. It has the perfect balance of charred crust and cheesy goodness – they use six (yes, SIX!) cheeses to create that mouth-watering masterpiece! Not only that but their slices ooze flavour with each bite you take. And if all this wasn’t enough for your taste buds already, here’s a pro tip: You can choose between thin OR thick crust at Mamma Mia Pizza – who could ask for more?

Key Differentiators:

  • Six cheese blend
  • Charred crust
  • Thin or thick crust option

Customer’s Review:

Hands down best chees epizza Manila I’ve had in a long time! I ordered a margarita pizza and it was so cheesy and delicious. I don’t know what it was, but that cheese was just amazing. I also loved how there wasn’t a ton of basil leaves.


Cheese Pizza Manila

If you’re looking for the best cheese pizza Manila, then you can’t go wrong with any of these ten spots. From Stephen’s Brick Oven Pizza to Mamma Mia, there’s something for everyone on this list. So what are you waiting for? Grab your friends and head out to try some of the best cheese pizza Manila has to offer!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Philippines. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Philippines. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Philippines has to offer.