Best Pizza in NYC

1. Di Fara Pizza

8.9
1424 Avenue J (at E 15th St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Midwood · 313 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: You're probably already here, so my tip to GO BEFORE OPENING is probably wasted on you. So I'll just say, GET A WHOLE PIE. Round or square. Both great. It's not worth the wait for only a slice or two. Read more.

Best Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

2. Best Pizza

9.2
33 Havemeyer St (btwn N 7th & N 8th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Williamsburg · 147 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Almost all the pizza here is great, but the grandma slice and grandma slice with pickled vegetable are KILLER. Also? BEST MEATBALL SUB in the city. Read more.

Motorino is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

3. Motorino

9.2
349 E 12th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · East Village · 302 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: My two favorite pizzas here are the brussels sprout and pancetta pie and the cherrystone clam pizza. But you really can't go wrong with whatever calls to you on the menu. Read more.

Paulie Gee’s is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

4. Paulie Gee’s

9.5
60 Greenpoint Ave (btwn Franklin St & West St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Greenpoint · 357 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Owner Paul Giannone has a gift for great topping combos. My favorites are the Anise & Anephew and the Hellboy (hot soppressata & spicy honey). For brunch, the Monte Cristo is absolutely craveworthy. Read more.

Forcella is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

5. Forcella

8.2
485 Lorimer St (btwn Grand & Powers St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 88 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: First-class pizza in all respects, but there are a couple of unique items here. Try the montanara, a pizza whose crust is first FRIED(!) then baked. The carbonara is an interesting brunch option. Read more.

Patsy's Pizza - East Harlem is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

6. Patsy's Pizza - East Harlem

9.2
2287 1st Ave (btwn E 117th & E 118th St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · East Harlem · 120 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Only one of two coal-oven places in NYC that sells by the slice (the other is Sac's in Astoria) -- over in the small take-out shop near the corner. I prefer the whole plain pie with regular mozzarella

Adrienne's Pizza Bar is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

7. Adrienne's Pizza Bar

8.9
54 Stone St, New York, NY
Pizza Place · Financial District · 205 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: The old-fashioned pizza, basically a grandma (or "nonna") pie, is insanely great here. It's THE pizza to get, plain or topped. A riot of crust textures, crisp, chewy, springy-fried. Read more.

Roberta's Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

8. Roberta's Pizza

9.5
261 Moore St (at Bogart St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 758 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: The atmosphere alone here is great, but the pizza is killer, too. My favorite is the Cortes, but just go with whatever calls to you. And the nonpizza food options are insanely delicious. Read more.

Co. is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

9. Co.

8.5
230 9th Ave (at W 24th St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Chelsea · 141 tips and reviews

Raymond M.Raymond Mann: Excellent pies. Get the stratchatella. Get the margarita. Also try the plain bread with sea salt. excellent. just don't expect to get "your own table." Read more.

Kesté Pizza & Vino is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

10. Kesté Pizza & Vino

9.1
271 Bleecker St (at Morton St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 256 tips and reviews

Slice Pizza BlogSlice Pizza Blog: One of our favorite pizzerias in NYC. The burrata special pizza (available starting Thursday and through the weekend) is not to be missed!

Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

11. Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano

9.0
1524 Neptune Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Coney Island · 93 tips and reviews

NYC: The Official GuideNYC: The Official Guide: Whatever you do, DON'T ASK FOR A MENU. There are none, as Totonno's matriarch Louise "Cookie" Ciminieri will be quick to remind you. Just check the menu board in the back of the restaurant.

Ovest Pizzoteca by Luzzo's is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

12. Ovest Pizzoteca by Luzzo's

8.5
513 W 27th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Chelsea · 108 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: A sister pizzeria to Luzzo's in the East Village, but I think even better. Don't miss the pizza a cono (cone pizza), which seems gimmicky but is actually really good. Read more.

Joe's Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

13. Joe's Pizza

9.2
7 Carmine St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 358 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: The plain slice here is not going to blow your mind, but it is miles above other pizzerias in the area. It's basically a quintessential NYC slice. They're thin and light. You'll need at least 2 slices Read more.

Sal & Carmine's Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

14. Sal & Carmine's Pizza

8.3
2671 Broadway (between 101 & 102 Streets), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Upper West Side · 72 tips and reviews

Slice Pizza BlogSlice Pizza Blog: Great, great regular slice. So thin and crisp. And SALTY! Make sure you get something to drink! ;)

Fornino is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

15. Fornino

187 Bedford Ave (btwn N 6th & N 7th St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Williamsburg · 96 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: get the Calabrese pie. Hot soppressata > pepperoni.

New York Pizza Suprema is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

16. New York Pizza Suprema

9.1
413 8th Ave (btwn 30th St & 31st St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Chelsea · 283 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Don't leave without trying the "upside-down" slice, which has a rich, savory-sweet sauce and a light crust. And there's just something satisfying about the way the cheese melds with the dough.

L&B Spumoni Gardens is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

17. L&B Spumoni Gardens

9.3
2725 86th St (at W 10th St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Gravesend · 381 tips and reviews

Slice Pizza BlogSlice Pizza Blog: Chances are you know this already, but if you're a noob to L&B, the square slices (or pies) are a must! Finish it off with pistachio spumoni. Read more.

Franny's is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

18. Franny's

9.2
348 Flatbush Ave (btwn Sterling Pl & 8th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · North Slope · 225 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Dinner? Get in line. It's very popular and very busy. But lunch is another story—very easy to get a table. Try the clam pizza. It's killer. But they're pros. Whatever calls to you will likely be good.

19. Lucali

9.4
575 Henry St (btwn Carroll St & 1st Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Carroll Gardens · 198 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: If you're not in line before it opens, good luck. Best then to wait till later (9, 9:30p), when dinner rush is over. Do not sleep on the calzone. Even if you're not a calzone person. It's excellent!

Toby's Public House is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

20. Toby's Public House

8.9
686 6th Ave (at 21st St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Greenwood Heights · 106 tips and reviews

Donny T.Donny Tsang: The spicy pecorino is waaaay awesome

Sac's Place is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

21. Sac's Place

8.3
2541 Broadway (at 29th St), Astoria, NY
Italian Restaurant · Astoria · 61 tips and reviews

James F.James Filtz: If they have the apple pie on special order one per person. You won't want to share. Trust me. Ask for the #secretmenu pickled cherry peppers on your pizza. #epic piquant, slightly spicy and delicious

Rosario's is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

22. Rosario's

9.2
22-55 31st St (btwn 23rd Ave & Ditmars Blvd), Astoria, NY
Deli / Bodega · Astoria · 25 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Rosario's looks like an Italian market. It is. But it has KILLER PIZZA. Get a slice now, thank me later. Also ... one of the best Italian combo sandwiches ever. Read more.

Louie & Ernie's Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

23. Louie & Ernie's Pizza

9.4
1300 Crosby Ave (at Waterbury Ave), Bronx, NY
Pizza Place · Pelham Bay · 40 tips and reviews

Slice Pizza BlogSlice Pizza Blog: Great sausage here from a local place in the neighborhood. Big, juicy, fennel-flecked chunks. Good white pizza too. Get a sausage pie whole, so the cheese melts around the meat and it stays on the pie

24. Joe & Pat Pizzeria and Restaurant

8.4
1758 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
Pizza Place · North Shore · 39 tips and reviews

Slice Pizza BlogSlice Pizza Blog: Great thin-crust pizza here. Not for folks who like their pizza foldy, though. It's uniformly crisp--and that's a good thing!

Rubirosa Ristorante is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

25. Rubirosa Ristorante

9.5
235 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoLita · 677 tips and reviews

Amanda K.Amanda Kludt: All the pastas are homemade so you can't go wrong, but the cavatelli is a personal fave. Also: the vodka pie, the braised vegetables, the cannoli.

Pier 76 Italian Restaurant is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

26. Pier 76 Italian Restaurant

8.6
76 Bay St (at Slosson Terace), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · St. George · 42 tips and reviews

Slice Pizza BlogSlice Pizza Blog: Get the vodka pizza. Made with a sauce infused with pancetta, Parmesan, and vodka, it brings an undefinably savory quality to their thin, crunchy bar-style pies. Read more.

Denino's Pizzeria Tavern is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

27. Denino's Pizzeria Tavern

9.2
524 Port Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY
Pizza Place · Port Richmond · 98 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Old-school joint serving some of the pest pizza in all 5 boroughs. Start with an order of wings and/or fried calamari and then move onto the Garbage Pie.

Nunzio's Pizzeria & Restaurant is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

28. Nunzio's Pizzeria & Restaurant

8.2
2155 Hylan Blvd (btwn Midland Ave & Hylan Blvd), Staten Island, NY
Pizza Place · Grant City · 21 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: The plain slice should do you right.

Lee's Tavern is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

29. Lee's Tavern

9.0
60 Hancock St (Garretson Ave), Staten Island, NY
Pizza Place · Dongan Hills · 41 tips and reviews

Audrey A.Audrey Aponte: White clam pie and a pitcher of beer make for a nice afternoon

Zero Otto Nove is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

30. Zero Otto Nove

7.9
15 W 21st St (Between 5th and 6th), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Flatiron District · 45 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Try the butternut squash pizza. Read more.

Zero Otto Nove is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

31. Zero Otto Nove

9.3
2357 Arthur Ave (at E 186th St), Bronx, NY
Pizza Place · Belmont · 65 tips and reviews

The Corcoran GroupThe Corcoran Group: Serves some of the best Pizza and Italian on Arthur Avenue. Try the La San Matteo or the Polpettine Polenta E Caprino. The service here is amazing.

Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

32. Naples 45 Ristorante e Pizzeria

6.9
200 Park Ave (at MetLife Building), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Midtown East · 72 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Skip the sit-down Neapolitan pizza. It's got a tough crust and isn't that good. Where this place shines, though, is the NYC-style slice in the take-out shop. It is absolutely sublime. And cheaper. Read more.

Rizzo's Fine Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

33. Rizzo's Fine Pizza

7.8
3013 Steinway St, Astoria, NY
Pizza Place · Astoria · 36 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Home to a unique thin-crust square pan pizza with a sweet, concentrated tomato sauce and a touch of cheese. Very good when fresh, but eat it fast—delivery or take out don't treat it well.

Nick's Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

34. Nick's Pizza

9.2
108-26 Ascan Ave (at Austin St), Forest Hills, NY
Pizza Place · Forest Hills · 86 tips and reviews
Sam's Italian Cuisine is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

35. Sam's Italian Cuisine

8.2
238 Court St (Baltic St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Cobble Hill · 34 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Even if the pizza was no good, it'd still be worth a visit for the fantastic old-school decor—straight from a Scorcese movie. Luckily, the pizza's great, so dinner here is a must-do if you're nearby.

Pizza By Cer Tè is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

36. Pizza By Cer Tè

8.3
132 E 56th St (Park Avenue), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Midtown East · 41 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: The Lafayette slice (caramelized onion, gruyere, grana Padano, mozzarella, thyme) seems simple, but the flavors come together nicely. One of my favorite slices here. Get it if they're making it!

Antika Restaurant & Pizzeria is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

37. Antika Restaurant & Pizzeria

7.8
3924 Broadway, New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Washington Heights · 37 tips and reviews

Serious EatsSerious Eats: Whole pies only at this Washington Heights pizzeria. Stick with the Grandma pizza for the best experience.

PizzaMoto at the Brooklyn Flea is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

38. PizzaMoto at the Brooklyn Flea

Lafayette and Vanderbilt, Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Clinton Hill · 4 tips and reviews

NearSay NYCNearSay NYC: Try the Salvatore pizza made fresh with Salvatore Bklyn Ricotta, Mozzarella, Garlic, and Chile! Seriously good eats!

Artichoke Basille’s Pizza & Brewery is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

39. Artichoke Basille’s Pizza & Brewery

8.7
328 E 14th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · East Village · 549 tips and reviews

Kathryn Y.Kathryn Yu: Go to Artichoke. Order the square slice. Skip the artichoke, crab, and regular pies.

Barboncino is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

40. Barboncino

9.4
781 Franklin Ave (btwn St Johns & Lincoln Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Crown Heights · 202 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Solid wood-fired-oven pizza from an alumnus of Paulie Gee's. Clam pie is very good. Get it. And is this weird, but the Bibb salad is nice, too. Read more.

Williamsburg Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

41. Williamsburg Pizza

9.2
265 Union Ave (South 3rd Street), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 64 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: You don't need a tip to tell you to get one of their phenomenal plain slices, but please do try the grandma slice. It's one of the best around.

Tufino Pizzeria is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

42. Tufino Pizzeria

8.5
36-08 Ditmars Blvd (btwn 36th St & 37th St), Astoria, NY
Pizza Place · Astoria · 37 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Trivia: the "Pistachianco" pie here is a tribute to Chris Bianco's "Rosa" pizza at Phoenix's legendary Pizzeria Bianco.

Don Antonio by Starita is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

43. Don Antonio by Starita

9.2
309 W 50th St (at 8th Avenue), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Hell's Kitchen · 307 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Get the Montanara pizza, which has a deep-fried crust. This is one of the only places in the city (let alone the U.S.) that serves it. Fear the fried? Get the Pistacchio e Salsiccia pizza.

Pizzetteria Brunetti NYC is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

44. Pizzetteria Brunetti NYC

8.5
626 Hudson St (btwn Horatio & Jane St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 35 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Do you like clams? What about clams on pizza? Yes? Then get the Vongole pizza. It's one of the best white clam pies I've had in NYC—similar to, and up there with, Motorino's, Franny's.

Park Luncheonette is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

45. Park Luncheonette

8.5
322 Driggs Ave (at Lorimer St), Brooklyn, NY
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 64 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: Magnificent pizza here. The crust is perfect! Up there with the best New York–style places going these days. It's by-the-slice at the bar only. Table service is for whole pies.

Prince Street Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

46. Prince Street Pizza

9.4
27 Prince St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoLita · 284 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: If you're not getting the square slices here, you're doin' it wrong. The Spicy Spring (pepperoni) is my pick here, but the plain square is excellent, too. Best-in-class squares.

Emily is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

47. Emily

9.5
919 Fulton St (btwn Clinton & Waverly Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Clinton Hill · 239 tips and reviews

Adam K.Adam Kuban: The namesake Emily pizza is memorable. The truffled cheese is smoky and subtle. DO IT!

Margot's Pizza at EMILY is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

48. Margot's Pizza at EMILY

8.0
919 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Clinton Hill · 4 tips and reviews
GG's NYC is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

49. GG's NYC

9.0
511 E 5th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Alphabet City · 96 tips and reviews
Emmy Squared is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

50. Emmy Squared

9.5
364 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Williamsburg · 128 tips and reviews
Dani's House of Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

51. Dani's House of Pizza

8.7
8128 Lefferts Blvd, Kew Gardens, NY
Pizza Place · Kew Gardens · 112 tips and reviews
Lillian Pizzeria is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

52. Lillian Pizzeria

8.9
9601 69th Ave (at Harrow St), Forest Hills, NY
Pizza Place · Forest Hills · 21 tips and reviews
John's Pizzeria is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

53. John's Pizzeria

85-2 Grand Avenue, Elmhurst, NY
Pizza Place · Elmhurst · 4 tips and reviews
Marta is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

54. Marta

9.3
29 E 29th St (btwn Madison & Park Ave S), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoMad · 207 tips and reviews
Lazzara's Pizza is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

55. Lazzara's Pizza

8.4
221 W 38th St (7th Avenue), New York, NY
Italian Restaurant · Garment District · 44 tips and reviews