The inspiration for Pizzeria Prima Strada stems from a passion for the authentic, fire-roasted pizzas born in Naples and found throughout Italy. For a century and a half, the pizza makers of Naples (or "pizzaioli" as they are known in their home town) have been producing unique mouth-watering pizzas using the freshest ingredients available. It is estimated nearly 7 million of these pizzas are produced in Italy every day.
Like the best neighborhood restaurants you'll find worldwide, Pizzeria Prima Strada is a labor of love. We felt what was missing in Victoria's culinary scene was a neighborhood pizzeria. A place you can walk to with your family and friends and have a great food experience. We wanted to create a warm, inviting environment where you can see your food being made and enjoy our version of a taste of Italy.
(Vancouver, BC) - June 1889 is a significant month in the history of Italian cuisine. That’s when a humble Neapolitan tavern owner named Raffaele Esposito, won the praise of Margherita of Savoy, Queen of Italy, by serving her a local peasant specialty – a flatbread, which he designed in the colours of the Italian flag in honor of her visit to Naples. To create the red, green and white of the Italian flag, he topped the flatbread with simple, local ingredients - tomato sauce,...read more