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New York: All Things Pizza

From slice joints and sit-down pizzerias to our favorite neighborhood haunts, here’s everything you need to know about finding the best slice — or pie — in the city.


All Things Pizza

Everywhere You Should Be Eating Pizza in New York

Behold All Things Pizza, Resy’s ultimate guide to pizza in New York, outlined by our expert panel of 12 local pizza…

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Adrienne’s Pizzabar

  • Tamron Hall and her husband, Steve Greener, consider this their favorite neighborhood spot.

Amore Pizzeria

  • DJ Rekha and Arkadiy Ryabin love this old-school spot that goes heavy on the sauce for their fluffy and extremely crisp pies.
Artichoke slices from Artichoke Basille's Pizzeria

Artichoke Basille’s Pizzeria

  • This New York-based mini chain was a favorite late-night, Meatpacking-adjacent spot for Jason Biggs in his younger days.

Arturo’s Coal Oven Pizza & Restaurant

  • The Za Report's Miriam Weiskind loves Arturo's for its old-school vibes and commitment to quality.

Austin Street Pizza

  • Grab a slice at this underrated spot in Forest Hills with the crispiest of crusts says Serhan Ayhan.

Baby Luc’s

  • Come here for a Sicilian slice.
A spread of pizzas from Barano

Barano

  • Whether you choose to sit down or order in for delivery, Barano always hits the spot. Opt for the grandma slice.
  • Italian
  • $$

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Andrew Bellucci adds sauce to one of his pizzas at Bellucci's Pizzeria in Astoria.

Bellucci’s Pizzeria

  • Order the La Forestière with gruyère, herbed mushrooms, balsamic onions, Pecorino Romano, Parmigiano Reggiano, and black pepper.
  • Pizza
  • $

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Bleecker Street Pizza

  • Author Jenny Mollen and her husband, actor Jason Biggs, love grabbing a slice from this neighborhood spot.

Brooklyn D.O.P. Pizza

  • Get the Giusepp', a New York-style margherita with low-moisture cheese, fresh mozzarella, freshly chopped basil, and a little bit of garlic oil.
A spread of dishes from Brunetti

Brunetti

  • Open until 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, it's a favorite late-night spot for The Za Report's Miriam Weiskind.

Carmine & Sons

  • Wood-fired slices are the big draw at this East Williamsburg mainstay that's been around since 1979.

Da Nonna Rosa

  • Grab a Sicilian-style slice here.

Denino’s Pizzeria & Tavern

  • Denino's is a standard bearer for Staten Island-style thin-crust pizza. Worth a ferry ride.

Di Fara

  • Simply legendary. Dom De Marco's legacy for defining the New York slice lives on here.

Domino’s

  • Sometimes you just want Domino's and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that, OK?

Elegante Pizzeria Restaurant

  • Get a grandma slice here and do as city council member Nantasha Williams does and maybe add some garlic knots as a topping while you're at it.
Emily BK

Emily BK

  • Get the Colony, with mozzarella, pepperoni, pickled chile, and honey. And maybe a burger too, while you're at it.
  • Pizza
  • $$

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F&F Pizzeria

  • You can't go wrong with a slice of The Ardignia or one of the classic Pepperoni here.

Fascati Pizza

  • Des Rocs calls this spot "low-key great." Go for a regular cheese slice.

Full Moon Pizza

  • The pizzas here get a dusting of cornmeal for an added crunch that stands out from the rest.

Gaby’s Pizza

  • Family owned and operated since 1964, their signature pie is named for, of all folks, Rachael Ray, and features lightly fried chicken cutlet with tomato, garlic, basil, and "some special ingredients."

Gianni’s Pizza

  • The embodiment of a classic New York pizza joint.

Gino’s Pizzeria

  • Gino's is a neighborhood mainstay in Woodside.

Giuseppina Brick Oven

  • The little sister to Lucali (run by the brother of Lucali's Mark Iacono), it's a great spot for a sit-down meal, minus the epically long waits at Lucali.

Gloria Pizza

  • One of DJ Rekha's earliest New York food memories involves grabbing a slice from this Queens institution, which first opened in 1960 in Flushing. It's now located in Forest Hills.

Il Mattone Tribeca

  • Jenny Mollen appreciates Il Mattone's consistency and speedy delivery.

Joe & Pat’s Pizzeria & Restaurant

  • A Staten Island institution for pizza, known for their super-thin crust. They've also got an East Village location that does delivery, but also has cocktails if you want a proper sit-down meal.

Joe’s Pizza

  • Ask any New Yorker for their favorite slice joint and Joe's is sure to come up at some point.
A pair of diners at John's of Bleecker Street

John’s of Bleecker Street

  • If you're in the Village and looking for a proper sit-down meal, you can't go wrong with this New York classic, in business since 1929.
A burrata slice from L'industrie

L’industrie Pizzeria

  • Unanimously beloved by our survey of New Yorkers, L'industrie is a must if you love pizza. If it's your first time, definitely get the burrata slice.

L&B Spumoni Gardens

  • A New York institution where you can't go wrong with a slice of their Sicilian pie.

Louie’s Pizzeria & Restaurant

  • Go for a grandma slice at this spot located just behind Emhurst Hospital.

Louie & Ernie’s Pizza

  • Grab a sausage slice at this beloved Bronx spot that feels more like someone's home than a pizzeria.
Lucali NY

Lucali NY

  • Another unanimous favorite for a sit-down meal, even with the long lines.
  • Pizza
  • $

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Putting the final touches on a pizza at Lucia Pizza.

Lucia Pizza of Avenue X

  • A new-school spot in Sheepshead Bay that's perfect for a sit-down meal.

Luigi’s Pizza

  • A classic Brooklyn spot for a slice that's been around for nearly 50 years.

Luzzo BK

  • Another great neighborhood joint, perfect for grabbing some pizza, as well as an aperitivo and some arancini, too.
Slices on display at Mama's Too on the Upper West Side

Mama’s Too!

  • You can never go wrong with a slice from this Upper West Side spot.

Marconi’s Pizzeria & Restaurant

  • Ghetto Gastro's Jon Gray grew up going to this long-running spot in the Bronx.

Margherita Pizza

  • The pepperoni slice here is city council member Nantasha William's top slice in New York.

New Park Pizza

  • On your way to or on your way back from the beach, New Park achieves that quintessential New York chew with a coal-fired crust.

NY Pizza Suprema

  • Another contender for one of the city's best slices. Ideal for grabbing a slice or two if you're catching a show at Madison Square Garden, or traveling to or from Penn Station.
A clam pizza from Ogliastro Pizza Bar

Ogliastro Pizza Bar

  • Chef Pilar Valdes loves this neighborhood spot for their solid pies and lovely garden.
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Ops

  • A new-school spot for some pretty standout pies. We're partial to the Juno, made with broccoli rabe, potatoes, provola, and ricotta salata.
  • Pizza
  • $

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Patsy’s Pizzeria

  • Steve Greener, Tamron Hall's husband, loves coming here for a sit-down meal.

Paulie Gee’s

  • When you want a proper sit-down pizza experience, the original Paulie Gee's in Greenpoint has you covered.
A line forms outside of Paulie Gee's Slice Shop in Greenpoint.

Paulie Gee’s Slice Shop

  • Des Rocs has a soft spot for Paulie Gee's, and for their vegan slices.

Philomena’s

  • Philomena's has a variety of pizza styles but if you're so inclined, give the vegan broccoli rabe pizza -- made with a chickpea puree -- a try.

Pizza Boy

  • DJ Rekha considers this Jackson Heights spot a go-to for the neighborhood.

Pizza Boy II

  • Serhan Ayhan, on the other hand, grew up going to Pizza Boy II, in Woodside.
A pizza from Pizza Moto

Pizza Moto

  • Anoop Desai loves coming here for pizza and non-pizza specialties. If he's ordering pizza, his go-to is the salsa verde.

Pizza Sam

  • Pizza Sam is another favorite neighborhood spot of DJ Rekha.

Pugsley Pizza

  • "I love Pugsley’s in the Bronx for a true slice of New York," says The Za Report's Miriam Weiskind.

Roberta’s

  • It's pretty hard to beat the perfection that is the Bee Sting pie at Roberta's. Another plus? The original Bushwick location stays open until midnight Thursdays through Saturdays.
  • American
  • $$

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Rosa’s Pizza

  • This newer location of Rosa's stays open until 2 a.m. Mondays through Fridays and until 4 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Get a Sicilian slice here.

Rosa’s Pizza

  • This original location of Rosa's Pizza also stays open late, until 2 a.m. on weekends and until 1 a.m. on weekdays.
Rubirosa

Rubirosa

  • A favorite place for a sit-down pizza meal. Reservations are highly recommended.
  • Italian
  • $$

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Sal’s Pizza Store

  • Anoop Desai loves this spot for its classic New York thin-crust that's "almost cracker-y when it’s reheated" and gets topped with "molten" cheese.

Scarr’s Pizza

  • Another unanimous favorite among the New Yorkers we surveyed, Scarr's is respected for its dedication to the craft of pizza making. It's a newer spot that captures the nostalgia of New York pizza perfectly.

Simò Pizza

  • Neapolitan-style pies are the main draw here. Jenny Mollen loves the gluten-free pizzas here, especially.

Singas Famous Pizza & Grill

  • The pan pizza here is nostalgic for DJ Rekha. The original location, opened in Elmhurst, is no longer, but you can find Singas in Brooklyn as well as Long Island City, the Upper East Side, and Jersey City these days.

Sofia Pizza Shoppe

  • If you find yourself in Midtown East, do grab a slice here. They're known for their spinach dip pie.

Song’E Napule

  • A favorite of The Za Report's Miriam Weiskind because it feels like being in Naples when you're there.

Sottocasa Pizzeria

  • Another beloved neighborhood spot for wood-fired Neapolitan pies.

Stella’s Pizza

  • Another late-night, post-club favorite of Jason Biggs in his younger years.

Stromboli Pizza

  • An East Village favorite for late-night pizza, Stromboli stays open until 5 a.m. on the daily.
A spread of pizzas from The Za Report

The Za Report

  • Miriam Weiskind's roving pizza pop-up is known for its "Neapolitan-ish" and Sicilian pies. Follow @thezareport on Instagram to find out where she pops up next.

Tommy’s Pizza

  • Come to this Throg's Neck institution for the old-school vibes and classic slices.

Tosca Rooftop Garden Bar

  • It's temporarily closed for now, but Ghetto Gastro's Jon Gray is a fan of their Shrimp Delight pizza.
Una Pizza Napoletana

Una Pizza Napoletana

  • Much has been said about this standard bearer for Neapolitan pizzas in New York, helmed by famed piazziaolo Anthony Mangieri.
  • Pizza
  • $$$

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Uncle Tony’s Pizza

  • Ghetto Gastro's Pierre Serao loves the grandma slice at this Upper West Side spot.

Upside Pizza

  • Tamron Hall loves stopping by Upside Pizza for a slice whenever she can.

Village Pizza

  • Says author Jenny Mollen: "Village Pizza on 8th Avenue is a true old-school sweaty hole-in-the-wall with gruff pizza makers that is perfectly New York."

Wheated

  • A Ditmas Park destination for a sit-down pizza meal, featuring sourdough-crust pizzas and cocktails.

Williamsburg Pizza

  • With multiple locations throughout the city and late-night operating hours, Williamsburg Pizza is a reliable go-to for a slice.

Zero Otto Nove

  • Get yourself a La Cirilo, made with a butternut squash puree, cream of truffle, mushrooms, and fresh mozzarella.

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