11 Best Pizza Ovens for Summer 2022, Starting Under $250


11 Best Outdoor Pizza Ovens in Canada, According to Critics (Photo via Getty)

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While Canadian summers are synonymous with all things barbecuing, there’s another outdoor cooking gadget that deserves your attention: pizza ovens.

A less thought-out culinary tool, pizza ovens are more readily available than you might think. Major Canadian retailers like The reception deposit, low and Wayfair all offer an impressive selection of pizza ovens, with options ranging from affordable portable units to luxury built-in ovens.

With prices starting under $250, pizza lovers don’t have to break the bank to make restaurant-quality pies at home. This summer, swap hot dogs for homemade pizza and shop the 11 best outdoor pizza ovens in Canada for under $1,000.

Best Outdoor Pizza Ovens Under $350

Camp Chef 14-inch single pizza oven with silver top, black bottom and pizza inside (Photo via Home Depot)

Camp Chef 14-inch Single Pizza Oven (Photo via Home Depot)

$249 at Home Depot

Average rating: 4.7 stars

Built after a traditional wood-fired brick oven, the Artisan outdoor oven accessory is an affordable option for anyone looking to enter the arena of pizza making. Its ceramic stone construction promotes even heat distribution and its domed ceiling design mimics that of a wood-fired brick oven. The unit is only 13.5 inches tall and can preheat in 15 minutes, exceeding temperatures of 6000 degrees F, if needed. It’s the “best buy ever,” enthuses one buyer. “We are a pizza family, and this oven has taken it to a different level. […] Easy to use, cooks the dough perfectly and it’s a great way to spend time with the family.”

Pizzello wood-fired outdoor pizza oven in stainless steel with blue exterior (Photo via Wayfair)

Pizzello wood-fired outdoor pizza oven (Photo via Wayfair)

$243 $260 at Wayfair

Average rating: 4.6 stars

This economical portable pizza oven can reach temperatures up to 932°F and cook pizzas to perfection in just 60 seconds. The wood-fired unit has earned an average rating of 4.6 stars from Wayfair shoppers who call it “a great little pizza oven.” According to one buyer, the Pizzello oven is “easy to assemble and use. [It’s] definitely a worthwhile purchase.”

Mimiuo portable stainless steel wood pellet pizza oven on a metal table in the garden (Photo via Wayfair)

Mimiuo Portable Wood Pellet Pizza Oven (Photo via Wayfair)

$340 $452 at Wayfair

Average rating: 4.4 stars

Mimiuo’s portable wood-fired pizza oven reaches temperatures of 932°F and cooks Neapolitan pizza in just 60 seconds. Its chimney lid can be adjusted 90 degrees to control flame intensity, delivering personalized pizzas every time. “This oven is perfect,” according to a Wayfair buyer. “Easy to assemble, easy to load with fuel and light and extremely fast cooking. […] It allows everyone to have [their pizza] have made their way, so everyone is happy.”

Best Outdoor Pizza Ovens Under $500

Mont Alpi Stainless Steel Countertop Propane Pizza Oven showing interior (Photo via Wayfair)

Mont Alpi Stainless Steel Countertop Propane Pizza Oven (Photo via Wayfair)

$366 $388 at Wayfair

Average rating: 4.5 stars

This “Wayfair’s Choice” pizza oven is easy to assemble and convertible to natural gas. It reaches a maximum temperature of 600°F and is backed by dozens of five-star reviews. According to one buyer, the pizza oven is “an invaluable tool for a wide range of outdoor cooking applications.” It’s a “great tool for backyard/tailgate/camping/foodie adventures,” they write. “Great oven!”

Big Horn Outdoors portable stainless steel pizza oven on a white background with an orange fire inside (Photo via Amazon)

Big Horn Outdoors Portable Stainless Steel Pizza Oven (Photo via Amazon)

$385 on Amazon

Average rating: 4.5 stars

This stainless steel option from Big Horn Outdoors reaches temperatures up to 860 degrees F (460 degrees C), cooking delicious pizzas in 90 seconds or less. The portable unit is constructed with foldable legs, requires minimal assembly, and can be quickly disassembled for easy cleaning and storage. According to one reviewer, the “Amazon’s Choice” pizza oven is “amazing”. It’s “simple to use”, makes “incredible pizzas quickly” and “the wood-fired taste and smell” is “amazing”, they write.

Sienna Brick textured pizza oven in orange and black on outdoor kitchen counter (Photo via Wayfair)

Sienna Brick Textured Pizza Oven (Photo via Wayfair)

$386 at Wayfair

Average rating: 4.6 stars

Handcrafted in Mexico, this unique pizza oven is as beautiful as it is functional. Great for entertaining, the Sienna Brick Pizza Oven comes complete with a short pizza oven stand, four clay pizza stones, a metal ember rake and an operator’s manual. According to one reviewer, it’s “the perfect size for making small pizzas.”

Talavera Tile pizza oven in ceramic and blue tiles outside with fire (Photo via Wayfair)

Talavera Tile Pizza Oven (Photo via Wayfair)

$390 at Wayfair

Average rating: 4.4 stars

The unique and eye-catching dual purpose Talavera Tile Pizza Oven is the perfect addition to any backyard gathering. As well as being a clay pizza oven, the unit also doubles as a heater to help keep the crowd warm on those chilly summer evenings.

BakerStone Original Series portable gas pizza oven in black on a wooden table on green grass in a park (Photo via Lowes Canada)

BakerStone Original Series Portable Gas Pizza Oven (Photo via Lowes Canada)

$399 at Lowes Canada

Average rating: 4 stars

This portable gas pizza oven reaches the same temperatures as a real wood-fired pizza oven. It features a 25,000 BTU two-burner system capable of reaching over 800 degrees F (426 degrees C) and can cook pizza in less than two minutes. “Works as described,” writes one reviewer. “Four minutes from dough to pizza!”

Black steel pedestal wood fired pizza oven on green grass with people eating in the background (Photo via Wayfair)

Freestanding steel wood-fired pizza oven (Photo via Wayfair)

$440 $480 at Wayfair

Average rating: 4.5 stars

This freestanding pizza oven is a guaranteed hit for parties, family gatherings, barbecues and camping. The unit can heat up to 700°F or more in 20-30 minutes and features a handle and wheels for easy transportation and storage. According to a Wayfair buyer, the oven is “easy to assemble and of high quality!”

Best Outdoor Pizza Ovens Under $1000

Roccbox stainless steel pizza oven (Photo via Gozney)

Roccbox (Photo via Gozney)

$599 at Gozney

Average rating: 4.9 stars

Meet the Roccbox: this restaurant-quality portable pizza oven cooks Neapolitan pizza in just 60 seconds, all in the comfort of your backyard. The unit reaches 950°F and offers home chefs the option of a gas or wood cooking experience. The Roccbox comes with a gas burner as standard but has the option of purchasing a removable wood burner as an additional accessory.

Camp Chef Italia Artisan outdoor pizza oven outside on a blue-green metal table and alongside a pizza on a wooden tray (Photo via The Home Depot)

Camp Chef Italia Artisan Outdoor Pizza Oven (Photo via Home Depot)

$719 at Home Depot

Average rating: 4.6 stars

Enjoy authentic artisan-style pizza on your own patio with this Italia Artisan portable pizza oven. With its double-wall construction and specially designed burners, the outdoor pizza oven is designed to replicate the performance of a wood-fired brick oven, delivering delicious results every time. With an average rating of 4.6 stars from Home Depot buyers, reviewers say it’s “well-built” and “easy to use.”

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