John's of Bleecker St. Yes, you might have to wait more than an hour to try this Midwood institution, but a visit to the original, standard-setting store founded by the late Domenico DeMarco in 1965 is a must for pizza lovers and fans around the world. Whole slices and pies are available. Another pizza place so good it's worth booking.
Ops is a little easier to get into and has a wonderful and complete wine list. You can also have a marinara, a margarita or a juno (broccoli rabe, potatoes, provola, ricotta salata) to go and buy a bottle in the store owned by the same owner, Forêt Wines, to pair it at home. Owner Chris Iacono worked at his brother Mark's pizza place, Lucali, before opening this place in Park Slope. First-rate ingredients, such as hand-cut pepperoni, fresh mushrooms and a mix of low-moisture mozzarella cheeses, fresh homemade mozzarella and imported parmigiano-reggiano, demonstrate a commitment to quality.
Grandma Giuseppina's secret sauce recipe stands between those and the thin dough. This newcomer to Park Slope began as a pre-pandemic vaccine project before opening its doors on Fifth Avenue this summer. The attention to sourcing, ingredients and the magic and science of pizza pay off with very good Margherita, Sicilian and Grandma varieties. There's also wine, beer, and seating inside and out.
Lucali is one of the most popular pizzerias in New York City and has long lines to prove it. The restaurant doesn't take reservations, which means that the only way to get a cake is to stand in line (usually for more than 1 hour). We've invested a lot of energy in understanding what makes a particular pizza so delicious, and few places have perplexed us like Bread And Salt in Jersey City. How is it possible that every bite of this thin Roman-style pie breaks like a cookie, despite the generous layer of sweet tomato sauce that covers its top? Why does even the innermost part of the pizza remain crispy? If we knew the answers to these impossible questions, we would open a successful pizza restaurant.
For anyone who considers dough to be the first, second, and third most important aspect of pizza, Bread And Salt is probably their personal number one spot. Right now they only offer rosso and margaritas in halves or empanadas, each one lathered with high-end olive oil to make them shine like a trophy or a slip-n-slide. There are a couple of tall tables next to the counter; otherwise, you can take your tarts (and sandwiches, bomboloni, and focaccia) to Riverview-Fisk Park, down the road. Lucali is a walk-in only place accessible in Carroll Gardens that serves the best pizza in New York City.
Their signature tarts include New York's round cheese pizza, white garlic pizza and upside-down pizza. Bringing the authentic taste of Naples to Greenwich Village, Ribalta is a much loved and appreciated New York City pizza restaurant. Some of their menu dishes include white pizza without sauce, slices of fresh margaritas, spinach and ricotta pizza, and ranchera pizza with chicken and bacon. So, to celebrate the iconic cheesy portion that can only be eaten in New York, we did taste tests, collaborated with other participants and confirmed with Yelp and asked some native New Yorkers to introduce you to the best pizza tour of New York, from delicious slices of margaritas to spicy pepperoni squares.
This new Union Square Hospitality Group store, led by chef Nick Anderer, combines the Shake Shack order format with Marta's Roman tarts, serves the coveted pizza inspired by Eternal City at a good price. So when Mark Iacono, a former marble worker and local resident, received the news that an outdated candy store had closed and that the landlord was looking for a new tenant, he decided to try pizza. Here's a quick summary of the types of pizza you'll find in New York City (textures vary depending on the type of pizza). The line at Prince Street Pizza is fully insured, this is without a doubt one of the best pizzas in New York City.
We could tell you that this restaurant that only accepts cash payments is BYOB, and that the small room seems like a spiritual place of pizza worship. Unique to New York (except for one place in Michigan), this is the bit people think of when they think of a piece of New York. El Fornino de Ayoub has been known for its pizza riffs over the centuries, so try a traditional cake or try something new for yourself. Lee's Tavern seems to be frozen in a time before the invention of mobile phone reception or the invention of equipment known as the New York Metropolitans.
If there's one topic that could provoke debate among New Yorkers, it's where to find the best pizza in Manhattan. Julianna's Pizza is the only New York pizza place that I return to over and over again without losing my enthusiasm. .