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New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias
Artichoke Basille’s Pizza is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

1. Artichoke Basille’s Pizza

8.0
321 E 14th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Gramercy Park · 569 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The signature Artichoke pizza is not for everyone, but the Sicilian slice, with its crispy edges and supple mozzarella crown, will appease the pizza purists. Read more.

Co. is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

2. Co.

230 9th Ave (at W 24th St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Chelsea · 139 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Jim Lahey's pizzas have chewy crusts with blistered edges, and the toppings are fresh. The spinach-topped Popeye is the must-order dish here, but also consider the flambé pizza or the cauliflower pie. Read more.

Di Fara Pizza is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

3. Di Fara Pizza

8.7
1424 Avenue J (at E 15th St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Midwood · 348 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Dom DeMarco is the most legendary pizzaiolo in New York, if not the entire country. His pies are topped with a three cheese blend, snips of fresh basil, and a thin layer of olive oil. Read more.

Franny's is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

4. Franny's

348 Flatbush Ave (btwn Sterling Pl & 8th Ave), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · North Slope · 222 tips and reviews

EaterEater: All of the rustic, wood-fired pizzas at Franny's are worth a try, but the clam pie is the knock-out dish here. It is quite possibly New York's best clam pizza. Read more.

Grimaldi's Pizzeria is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

5. Grimaldi's Pizzeria

7.9
1 Front St (at Cadman Plaza W), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · DUMBO · 592 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Grimaldi's serves consistently tasty thin crust pizzas, which are baked in a coal oven. The original owner of the restaurant, Patsy Grimaldi. Read more.

Joe & Pat Pizzeria and Restaurant is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

6. Joe & Pat Pizzeria and Restaurant

8.7
1758 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY
Pizza Place · North Shore · 44 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This 54-year-old Staten Island pizzeria serves extra-wide, super-thin pizzas topped with big patches of melted fresh mozzarella. You can eat many of them before you start to feel full. Read more.

John's of Bleecker Street is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

7. John's of Bleecker Street

8.9
278 Bleecker St (at Jones St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 221 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Like Totonno's, this 85-year-old restaurant serves coal-oven fired pizzas that have thin, light brown crusts, but the pies here are profusely topped with sauce and cheese. Read more.

Joe's Pizza is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

8. Joe's Pizza

8.9
7 Carmine St (at 6th Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · West Village · 451 tips and reviews

EaterEater: As many food writers and pizza nerds have noted over the last few decades, Joe's Pizza serves the quintessential NY slice. The crust is thin and crisp, with even layers of cheese and tomato sauce. Read more.

L&B Spumoni Gardens is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

9. L&B Spumoni Gardens

8.9
2725 86th St (at W 10th St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Gravesend · 427 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The L & B square slice has a dense, slightly sweet crust that's faintly reminiscent of a biscuit. The dough is first topped with mozzarella then tomato sauce and a thin layer of Pecorino-Romano. Read more.

Lee's Tavern is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

10. Lee's Tavern

8.6
60 Hancock St (Garretson Ave), Staten Island, NY
Pizza Place · Dongan Hills · 49 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Lee's Tavern serves the classic bar pie — a small, wafer-thin pizza that is intended for one diner to consume with a pint of beer. Read more.

Lombardi's Coal Oven Pizza is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

11. Lombardi's Coal Oven Pizza

8.4
32 Spring St (at Mott St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · NoLita · 531 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Lombardi's is not the best coal oven pizzeria in New York City, but it is the oldest, and the pizzas do not disappoint. Read more.

Louie & Ernie's Pizza is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

12. Louie & Ernie's Pizza

8.9
1300 Crosby Ave (at Waterbury Ave), Bronx, NY
Pizza Place · Pelham Bay · 48 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Head to this venerable Bronx Italian restaurant for gracefully topped thin crust pizzas. The white pizza is a customer favorite, but Slice guru Adam Kuban recommends the sausage-topped pie. Read more.

Lucali is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

13. Lucali

9.1
575 Henry St (btwn Carroll St & 1st Pl), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Carroll Gardens · 246 tips and reviews

EaterEater: At this intimate Carroll Gardens restaurant, Mark Iacono makes thin-crust pizzas topped with a three cheese blend (fresh and imported mozz, plus Grana Padano) and fresh basil. Read more.

Motorino is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

14. Motorino

8.5
349 E 12th St (at 1st Ave), New York, NY
Pizza Place · East Village · 316 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Mathieu Palombino and his crew have earned raves for their fluffy Neapolitan-style pizzas at Motorino. The Brussels sprouts pie and the soppresata pizza are standouts. Read more.

New Park Pizzeria is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

15. New Park Pizzeria

8.8
156-71 Crossbay Blvd (at 157th Ave), Howard Beach, NY
Pizza Place · 101 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The pies are baked in a brick oven, and the crust has more depth of flavor than your typical corner slice. Pizza aficionado Adam Kuban recommends ordering the slices "well-done" for maximum flavor. Read more.

Nunzio's Pizzeria & Restaurant is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

16. Nunzio's Pizzeria & Restaurant

7.8
2155 Hylan Blvd (btwn Midland Ave & Hylan Blvd), Staten Island, NY
Pizza Place · Grant City · 20 tips and reviews

EaterEater: This Staten Island pizzeria serves Neapolitan-style slices, square pieces, and thick pizzas with an over-abundance of toppings. Nunzio's has been around in one form or another since the 1940s. Read more.

17. Otto Enoteca Pizzeria

1 5th Ave (at E 8th St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Greenwich Village · 483 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The pies as Mario Batali's wildly popular pizzeria start on the griddle and finish in the broiler. Otto serves one of the city's great clam pies, as well as a terrific lardo and rosemary-topped pizza. Read more.

Patsy's Pizza - East Harlem is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

18. Patsy's Pizza - East Harlem

8.9
2287 1st Ave (btwn E 117th & E 118th St), New York, NY
Pizza Place · East Harlem · 141 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Opened in 1933, the original location of Patsy's is the only old school coal oven pizzeria in New York that offers pizza by the slice. The crust will make you feel as if you are in Naples. Read more.

Paulie Gee’s is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

19. Paulie Gee’s

9.1
60 Greenpoint Ave (btwn Franklin & West St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Greenpoint · 400 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Order the Feel Like Bacon Love, topped with a bold Amatriciana-style sauce and fresh mozzarella, or the sublime Anise and Anephew, which has braised fennel fronds, guanciale, and anisette creme. Read more.

Rizzo's Fine Pizza is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

20. Rizzo's Fine Pizza

17 Clinton St (Houston St. and Stanton St.), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Lower East Side · 49 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Rizzo's serves pizzas with extremely thin, crispy crusts. The pizzaioli know how to layer the toppings so that you still get that satisfying crunch when you take the first bite. Read more.

Roberta's Pizza is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

21. Roberta's Pizza

9.1
261 Moore St (at Bogart St), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · East Williamsburg · 866 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Using Neapolitan-style pizza a starting point, the Roberta's pizzaioli top their pies with exceptional homemade mozzarella, house-cured meats, and locally-grown vegetables. Read more.

Rose & Joe's Italian Bakery is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

22. Rose & Joe's Italian Bakery

7.2
22-40 31st St (btwn Ditmars & 23rd Ave.), Astoria, NY
Bakery · 24 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Rose & Joe's serves a square slice that has a thick blanket of melted mozzarella atop a tangy layer of tomato sauce. Read more.

Sal & Carmine's Pizza is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

23. Sal & Carmine's Pizza

8.1
2671 Broadway (between 101 & 102 Streets), New York, NY
Pizza Place · Upper West Side · 80 tips and reviews

EaterEater: Ed Levine wrote that Sal served slices that were "more workmanlike and less idiosyncratic than Di Fara, but no less artful and satisfying." One of the best places for a slice on the Upper West Side. Read more.

Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

24. Totonno's Pizzeria Napolitano

1524 Neptune Ave (btwn W 15th & W 16th St.), Brooklyn, NY
Pizza Place · Coney Island · 109 tips and reviews

EaterEater: For over 90 years, this storied Coney Island pizzeria has been serving thin crust pizzas topped with a simple tomato sauces and patches of silky fresh mozzarella. Read more.

Zero Otto Nove is one of New York's Most Iconic Pizzerias.

25. Zero Otto Nove

8.8
2357 Arthur Ave (at E 186th St), Bronx, NY
Pizza Place · Belmont · 81 tips and reviews

EaterEater: The Bronx trattoria serves wood-fired pizzas that have puffy brown crusts and pleasantly moist, floppy centers. Some think that they serves the finest example of Neapolitan-style pizza in NY. Read more.