1. Di Fara Pizza

8.8
Pizza Place · Midwood · 1424 Avenue J (at E 15th St), Brooklyn, NY

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

9.0
Pizza Place · Williamsburg · 33 Havemeyer St (btwn N 7th & N 8th St.), Brooklyn, NY

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

9.3
Pizza Place · East Village · 349 E 12th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY

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

9.6
Pizza Place · Greenpoint · 60 Greenpoint Ave (btwn Franklin & West St), Brooklyn, NY

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

8.0
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 485 Lorimer St (btwn Grand & Powers St), Brooklyn, NY

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

9.1
Pizza Place · East Harlem · 2287 1st Ave (btwn E 117th & E 118th St), New York, NY

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

8.8
Pizza Place · Financial District · 54 Stone St, New York, NY

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
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 261 Moore St (at Bogart St), Brooklyn, NY

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.

8.9
Pizza Place · Chelsea · 230 9th Ave (at W 24th St), New York, NY

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
Pizza Place · West Village · 271 Bleecker St (btw Morton & Jones St.), New York, NY

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

8.7
Pizza Place · Coney Island · 1524 Neptune Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St.), Brooklyn, NY

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

8.4
Pizza Place · Chelsea · 513 W 27th St (btwn 10th & 11th Ave), New York, NY

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

9.1
Pizza Place · West Village · 7 Carmine St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY

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

8.1
Pizza Place · Upper West Side · 2671 Broadway (between 101 & 102 Streets), New York, NY

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

9.1
Pizza Place · Williamsburg · 187 Bedford Ave (at N 7th St), Brooklyn, NY

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

9.0
Pizza Place · Chelsea · 413 8th Ave (at 31st St.), New York, NY

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

9.4
Pizza Place · Gravesend · 2725 86th St (at W 10th St.), Brooklyn, NY

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

9.1
Pizza Place · North Slope · 348 Flatbush Ave (btwn Sterling Pl & 8th Ave), Brooklyn, NY

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
Pizza Place · Carroll Gardens · 575 Henry St (btwn Carroll St & 1st Pl), Brooklyn, NY

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

9.0
Pizza Place · Greenwood Heights · 686 6th Ave (at 21st St.), Brooklyn, NY

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

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

21. Sac's Place

8.1
Italian Restaurant · Astoria · 2541 Broadway, Astoria, NY

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
Deli / Bodega · Astoria · 22-55 31st St (23rd Ave. & Ditmars Blvd.), Astoria, NY

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
Pizza Place · Pelham Bay · 1300 Crosby Ave (at Waterbury Ave), Bronx, NY

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

Joe & Pat Pizzeria and Restaurant is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

24. Joe & Pat Pizzeria and Restaurant

8.3
Pizza Place · North Shore · 1758 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY

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 is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

25. Rubirosa

9.6
Pizza Place · NoLita · 235 Mulberry St (btwn Prince & Spring St), New York, NY

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

8.7
Italian Restaurant · St. George · 76 Bay St (at Slosson Terace), New York, NY

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

9.1
Pizza Place · Port Richmond · 524 Port Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY

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

7.8
Pizza Place · Grant City · 2155 Hylan Blvd (Midland Ave & Hylan Blvd), Staten Island, NY

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

8.8
Pizza Place · Dongan Hills · 60 Hancock St (Garretson Ave), Staten Island, NY

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

Trattoria Zero Otto Nove is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

30. Trattoria Zero Otto Nove

7.6
Italian Restaurant · Flatiron District · 15 W 21st St (Between 5th and 6th), New York, NY

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
Pizza Place · Belmont · 2357 Arthur Ave (at E 186th St), Bronx, NY

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

7.1
Italian Restaurant · Midtown East · 200 Park Ave (at MetLife Building), New York, NY

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

7.7
Pizza Place · Astoria · 3013 Steinway St, Astoria, NY

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

9.0
Pizza Place · Forest Hills · 108-26 Ascan Ave (at Austin St), Forest Hills, NY
Sam's Italian Cuisine is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

35. Sam's Italian Cuisine

7.6
Pizza Place · Cobble Hill · 238 Court St (Baltic St), Brooklyn, NY

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

8.7
Pizza Place · Midtown East · 132 E 56th St (Park Avenue), New York, NY

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

7.9
Italian Restaurant · Washington Heights · 3924 Broadway, New York, NY

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

Pizza Place · Clinton Hill · Lafayette and Vanderbilt, Brooklyn, NY

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

8.9
Pizza Place · East Village · 328 E 14th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY

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

9.5
Pizza Place · Crown Heights · 781 Franklin Ave (at St. Johns Pl), Brooklyn, NY

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

9.1
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 265 Union Ave (South 3rd Street), Brooklyn, NY

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

8.2
Pizza Place · Astoria · 36-08 Ditmars Blvd (btwn 36th & 37th St), Astoria, NY

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

9.1
Pizza Place · Hell's Kitchen · 309 W 50th St (at 8th Avenue), New York, NY

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

8.0
Pizza Place · West Village · 626 Hudson St (Horatio & Jane), New York, NY

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
American Restaurant · Williamsburg · 322 Driggs Ave (at Lorimer St), Brooklyn, NY

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
Pizza Place · NoLita · 27 Prince St (btwn Mott & Elizabeth St), New York, NY

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
Pizza Place · Clinton Hill · 919 Fulton St (Clinton & Waverly), Brooklyn, NY

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

7.7
Pizza Place · Clinton Hill · 919 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY
GG's NYC is one of Best Pizza in NYC.

49. GG's NYC

8.8
Pizza Place · Alphabet City · 511 E 5th St (btwn Avenue A & B), New York, NY