Forget everything you’ve ever heard about pizza, about its origins, forget the rules and set aside the Traditional Specialties Guaranteed certificate bestowed on the Neapolitan pizza.
Double fermented and twice cooked pizza crust, the crust itself has a light crisp exterior with a soft chewy center. They don’t hold back on the toppings and there is no need to order extra cheese, the extra cheese is there from the start. From my first impression it sort of reminds me of a Chicago style pizza, however this is really something else, this is Picsa not pizza.
Although the concept of an Argentinian pizzeria is not new, you could say that Picsa are the first in Madrid to turn it into a buzz and a notion of interest for locals. I’ve been lucky to have gone twice and both times the establishment was pretty chilled out, however I do have notions that it gets packed and crazy on busy nights, so I would suggest you reserve in advance if you plan to eat at the premises.
The pizzas seem pricey at an average of € 20 – € 25 but they are pretty big and meant to be shared. So splitting the check amongst 2 turns out to be quite reasonable. And if you simply don’t want to share, you can always order takeaway and eat this exquisite treat in the privacy of your own home.
Picsa | Restaurants (Argentinian pizza) | Pizza € 25
Ponzano 76 | +34915341009
Tue – Sun 13:30 – 16:00 & 20:30 – 00:00