It’s hard to be picky when it comes to a meal as delicious as pizza—but in New York City, it’s also hard to resist ranking all the unique options available. Carly, our NYC editor, has been keeping track of all her favorites since her move to the Big Apple almost a year ago, and today we’re sharing her suggestions for where to grab the most satisfying slices in town.
With its surf-shop décor and wood oven-fired pizzas, this Upper East Side restaurant will make you feel like you’re on a California vacation!
Our pizza pick: The seasonal specials, like those made with summer squash or roasted peaches.
Gemma at The Bowery Hotel
One of our all-time favorite restaurants in the city! It’s hard to resist ordering this incredible pizza when dining at this celebrity-frequented hotel.
Our pizza pick: The prosciutto-arugula pizza + a glass of white wine = the perfect Friday night meal.
New Yorkers love this NoLIta spot for its large pizzas with thin-yet-fluffy crust.
Our pizza pick: The renowned Tie-Dye pizza, a mouthwatering combo of vodka sauce, tomato, pesto and fresh mozzarella.
Slices from this Brooklyn favorite can also be found around NYC’s food markets during the warmer months (check out Mad. Sq. Eats by October 1!). You can’t pass up this made-to-order pizza.
Our pizza pick: The Bee Sting pizza—a perfect mix of sweet, salty and spicy toppings (mozzarella, soppressata slices and a honey drizzle).
When you’re looking to grab a quick bite, nothing beats a huge NYC-style slice from Joe’s.
Our pizza pick: One large slice of classic cheese pizza, please!
If you’re heading downtown, stop by Adrienne’s on Stone Street in the Financial District to enjoy huge square-shaped slices and outdoor dining.
Our pizza pick: Building our own! These fresh-out-of-the-oven pizzas provide the perfect way to split and share everyone’s favorite toppings.