Best pizza manhattan 

photo: thrillist 

photo: thrillist 

 

Ask anyone what the most iconic NYC food is and they will inevitably mention pizza. Wars have been waged over the best slices, families divided. It's not uncommon to see food tour groups hopping from Bleeker St Pizza, to John's, to Joe's in an hour. Everyone has their opinion of the best, but it's indisputable the best pizza in American lays in New York. Below is a selection of the best long running & new-to-the-game pizza joints in Manhattan. 

artichoke pizza

Patrons line up into the wee hours to snag signature artichoke pizza from this counter-service spot.

321 E 14th St, New York, NY 10003

john's of bleecker street 

Brick-oven pies (no slices) with crisp thin crusts are the signature of this circa-1929 pizzeria.

278 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10014

motorino 

Brick-oven pizzas with gourmet toppings like Brussels sprouts draw crowds in the East Village.

349 E 12th St # A, New York, NY 10003

photo: motorino

photo: motorino

prince street pizza  

Square pies that command long lines

27 Prince St A, New York, NY 10012

photo: thrillist

photo: thrillist

speedy romeo 

Buzzy Italian joint for wood-fired pizza & grilled plates in cool digs with an open kitchen.

63 Clinton St, New York, NY 10002

Emily

Destination for creative, wood-fired Neapolitan pizzas, small plates & a popular burger.

35 Downing St, New York, NY 10014

photo: grubstreet 

photo: grubstreet 

bleecker street pizza

Basic pizza shop on a busy corner that offers cheap slices & pies late into the night.

69 7th Ave S, New York, NY 10014

Joe's pizza 

West Village locals have depended on this counter-service pizzeria for quick slices since 1975.

7 Carmine St, New York, NY 10014

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marta 

Cracker-thin pizza & other modern Italian fare in a polished hotel dining room with an open kitchen.

The Redbury Hotel, 29 E 29th St, New York, NY 10016

photo: nyc hot spots

photo: nyc hot spots

massoni

Brick-walled restaurant & bar in the Arlo NoMad serving Italian-American pizzas, pastas & entrees.

11 E 31st St, New York, NY 10016

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patsy's pizzeria

Local pizzeria chain serving brick-oven pies, pasta & calzones in a relaxed setting since 1933.

67 University Pl, New York, NY 10003

photo: trip advisor 

photo: trip advisor 

rubirosa 

Neighborhood Italian spot serving reinvented Italian-American classics & pizzas in a dark space.

235 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10012

photo: pintrest

photo: pintrest