5 Best Pizzas In NYC
Looking for the 5 best pizzas in NYC? Pizza has become America's favorite fast food and New York City boasts of serving some of the best in the country.
- Lombardi's in Little Italy is one of the oldest and most famous pizza restaurants in New York City. Opened as a grocery store in 1897, Lombardi's began serving pizza in 1905 and has been featuring coal-oven pizza ever since. It has become popular with tourists who must pay with cash only and can only buy whole pies for take-out or eating in the restaurant.
John's Pizzeria has been a Bleecker Street landmark in Greenwich Village since 1929. It serves traditional New York pizza along with other Italian dishes. Only whole pies are offered at reasonable prices.
Grimaldi's is a cash only, no-frills pizza place located under the Brooklyn Bridge. They are famous for their coal-fired brick oven pizza who some believe is the best pizza in the city. Popular with tourists as well as locals, the lines are long, but the prices are reasonable. The service is friendly, but perfunctory.
Denino's Pizzeria Tavern opened on Staten Island in 1937 and has been run by the original founders and their descendants ever since. They are noted for their blackened, thin-crust brick-oven pizzas. Their "garbage pie" with sausage, mushrooms, meatballs, onion and pepperoni is a favorite among Staten Island residents.
Di Fara Pizza was founded in the Midwood section of Brooklyn by Domenico DeMarco in 1964 and is rated as the number one "hole-in-the-wall" pizzeria by Zagat Guide. Lines form around the corner for their $5 dollar a slice pizza that is offered along with a large selection of pasta and other Italian specialties.