Who makes the best pizza in NYC? This question has sparked fierce debate for as long as this writer can remember. But if you’re looking to make up your own mind, you might start with these places.
Lombardi’s – This place is as famous for its pizza as New York is for the Empire State building. Its SOHO locale and authentic ambience makes it the obvious choice for out of towners hoping to get a taste of NYC’s rich pizza heritage.
32 Spring Street, New York, NY
(212) 941-7994 · firstpizza.com
Fornino – This Brooklyn favorite serves up delicious wood-burning oven pizza in a classy way. Situated in the hip neighborhood of Williamsburg, take your dinner outside and enjoy their covered back patio.
187 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 384-6004 · forninopizza.com
Paulie Gee’s – We can’t say enough about this one. From its communal seating to its delicious, wood-oven pizza, Paulie Gee’s delivers above and beyond even a seasoned New Yorker’s high expectation. Each pizza is hand made while you watch, and served individually, at a reasonable price. Paulie Gee is a must see!
60 Greenpoint Avenue
New York, NY 11222
(347) 987-3747 pauliegee.com