10 Best Pizza Places In New York City, USA

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New York City is undoubtedly one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, and for a good reason! Due to it being the melting pot of America, New York City has something to offer for everyone from various walks of life. Needless to say, the range of food one can find here in the city is nothing but impressive. It might be hard for one to pinpoint just exactly where to get their food adventure started. So we would like to take the chance to suggest – how about trying out some of the best pizza places first? Who doesn’t like pizza, right? Read on to find out our handpicked 10 best pizza places in New York City, USA and get ready for some cheesy pizza adventure.

1. Patzeria

Patzeria offers one of the best pizzas near Time Square. Located right beside Paramount Theater, the pizza place might be easy to miss but once you find it, you will definitely not regret having to enjoy some of the best pizzas in New York City itself. Despite its size, Patzeria offers a wide range of selection for pizzas, with their crust and topping tastefully crafted, making it hard to stop eating once you take your first bite.


Address: 231 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036

Website: Patzeria

Opening hours: 7AM - 12AM

Average price for two persons: Under 10 USD

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2. Ribalta

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Ribalta promises an authentic taste of Neapolitan pizza, exclusively using Neapolitan ingredients to make the dough, all the way to making the toppings. For Ribalta, pizza is a sort of enjoyment that encompasses not being just another food, but where one savors the original taste of the pizza in every bite. Despite so, the range of flavors available in Ribalta is extensive, providing you with various kinds of preferences depending on what you prefer. Besides the readily available menu, you can even take the chance to mix and match your very own combination of pizza here.


Address: 48 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

Website: Ribalta

Opening hours: 12PM - 11PM

Average price for two persons: 11-30 USD

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3. Little Italy Pizza

Little Italy Pizza’s pizzas are made in electric, coal-fired or wood-fired ovens. The pizzas in this friendly pizza place are also often rated as being one of the best Italian pizzas one can find in New York City. Apart from pizzas, Little Italy Pizza also offers other tit-bits such as calzones. One of the highlights of this pizza place is perhaps their gluten-free pizza that comes in a personal size – the perfect pizza for those who are more health-conscious and who would like a personally specialized pizza for their own consumption.

Little Italy Pizza

Address: 55 West 45th St, New York, NY 10036

Website: Little Italy Pizza

Opening hours: Monday - Friday (9AM - 8:30PM); Saturday (10AM - 7PM)

Average price for two persons: Under 10 USD

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4. Rubirosa

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For a cozy place to share a delicate eating session with your friends and family, Rubirosa is the place to be! The pizza place is managed by an Italian-American family, serving pizzas as a neighborhood restaurant and pizzeria. Apart from their authentic Italian pizzas, the pizza place also serves a wide selection of pasta, made fresh in the pizza place’s very own kitchen. This is the type of homey, comfortable pizza place that we would definitely love to recommend for families.


Address: 235 Mulberry St., New York, NY 10012

Website: Rubirosa

Opening hours: 11:30AM - 11PM

Average price for two persons: 11-30 USD

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5. Kesté Pizza & Vino

Kesté Pizza & Vino serves you with Neapolitan wood-fired pizzas with an option of going vegan, making it a pizza place that caters to preferences of many. On top of that, the place also offers gluten-free pizzas that come in shoebox-sized boxes, personally customized and easy to be taken away if you would like to enjoy your pizza while you stroll down the buzzing New York City streets.

Kesté Pizza & Vino

Address: 271 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10014

Website: Kesté Pizza & Vino

Opening hours: Monday - Thursday (11:30PM - 3:30PM / 4:30PM - 11PM); Friday - Saturday (11:30AM - 11:30PM); Sunday (11:30AM - 10:30PM)

Average price for two persons: 11-30 USD

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6. Bleecker Street Pizza

Bleecker Street Pizza is an excellent place to stop by in the midst of your exciting exploration. On top for its wide selection of pizzas, the pizza place also serves a range of international beer to accompany your pizza. Apart from its crunchy crust, Bleecker Street Pizza is also well-known for its right ratio of cheese and sauce, giving you a balanced flavor right from the first bite. Another highlight of this place is there are a lot of charging ports in the place so you can also use this time to charge your electronic devices while you rest your feet and fill your stomach at the same time.

Bleecker Street Pizza

Address: 69 7th Ave S, New York, NY 10014, USA

Website: Bleecker Street Pizza

Opening hours: Sunday - Wednesday (10AM - 2AM); Thursday (10AM - 3AM); Friday- Saturday (10AM - 5AM)

Average price for two persons: Under 10 USD

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7. Prince Street Pizza

Walk into a friendly environment as you indulge in the joyous hospitality of the staff, all dedicated to not only serve you mouthwatering pizzas but also to give you a memorable dining experience here in Prince Street Pizza itself. All the ingredients used in the pizza place are fresh. If you have no idea where to start from, shall we recommend its Spicy Spring Pie? While you are here, don’t forget to also try out their pies!

Prince Street Pizza

Address: 27 Prince St A, New York, NY 10012

Website: Prince Street Pizza

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday (11:30AM - 11PM); Friday - Saturday (11:30AM - 4AM)

Average price for two persons: Under 10 USD

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8. Uncle Paul's Pizza NY

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If you are here at Uncle Paul’s Pizza, the lasagna pizza is the pizza that you must try. The pizzas in this place are served in bigger portions, hence making them good main course meals of their own. You can also try out their pasta, which is highly recommended by the locals too. Despite it being busy almost all the time, rest assured that the service in this pizza place is rated as quick and smart, so you don’t have to worry about waiting for too long until you are being served.

Uncle Paul's Pizza NY

Address: 70 Vanderbilt Ave, New York, NY 10017

Website: Uncle Paul’s Pizza NY

Opening hours: Sunday - Thursday (7AM - 1:30AM); Friday - Saturday (7AM - 2AM)

Average price for two persons: 11-30 USD

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9. Motorino

Motorino Pizzaria NYC
Source: Photo by Flickr user Andrew Nash used under CC BY-SA 2.0

Yet another pizza place that is rated to be one of the best in New York City, Motorino serves traditional Neapolitan pizzas, coupled with friendly hospitability, combined to give you a memorable pizza eating experience here in the big city. The strong flavor of the pizzas is its trademark, making it almost impossible for you to stop eating once you start on your first bite. Alongside pizzas, Motorino also serves appetizers and desserts. So if you are looking for a main course dine-in place, this is definitely one place you can consider.


Address: 349 E 12th St, New York, NY 10003, USA

Website: Motorino

Opening hours: 11AM - 12AM

Average price for two persons: 11-30 USD

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10. Joe's Pizza

Joe's Pizza (Spiderman)
Source: Photo by Flickr user Rob Young used under CC BY 2.0

Joe’s Pizza has a long history in New York City. Established since 1975, the pizza place boasts various credentials, some of them being “the quintessential New York slice” and “Best 25 Pizzas on Earth”, making this the one place you must stop by if you are looking for pizzas with authentic flavors. The genuine way of making pizzas at Joe’s Pizza also makes it one of the reasons to why it’s so popular, giving it a close to home feeling yet not losing the quality of food it serves throughout the years.

Joe's Pizza

Address: 7 Carmine Street, New York, NY 10014-4441

Website: Joe’s Pizza

Opening hours: 11AM - 12AM

Average price for two persons: Under 30 USD

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Enjoy pizzas the fun way

Pizzas in New York City
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Do all the recommendations above make your tummy grumble? Because they sure make ours! What’s better fun when you can enjoy a slice of delicious pizza in the midst of your exciting exploration in the buzzing New York City? When you catch sight of any of these pizza places, don’t hesitate, step in and decide for yourselves how special these pizzas can taste like. We can’t wait to start our very own pizza-hunting adventure in New York City ourselves!

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