9 of the 50 best pizzerias in the United States are in New York; know what they are

Find out which are the best pizzerias in New York.

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New York remains the pizza capital of the country, according to a new ranking of America’s 50 Best Pizza Places by Italian experts.

The Big Apple is home to nine of the 50 best pizzerias in the countryaccording to 50 Top Pizza, a pizza review site in Paestum, Italy, not far from Naples.

Winning First Place: A Pizza Napoletana, located on the Lower East Side of New York City. Eight other pizzerias in Brooklyn and Manhattan earned spots in the top 50.

Portland and San Francisco each have five pizzerias on the list. No. 2 pizzeria Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco, which had been named first on last year’s list of America’s 50 Best Pizzas, fell one spot. However, owner Tony Gemignani was named America’s Best Pizza Maker this year.

The best pizza in the country, according to the classification.

How America’s Best Pizzas Are Ranked

50 Top Pizza says it has more than 1,000 anonymous inspectors around the world who help with its rankings, the first of which was issued in 2018. Pizzerias are rated on the quality of the pizza dough and topping ingredients, the site says. Customer service is also considered, as are the wine and beverage lists.

New York City earned 11 spots on the Top 50 Pizza list of America’s best pizzerias last year.

After earning the No. 2 spot on last year’s list for his previous spot in Atlantic Highlands, NJ, which closed in September 2021, Anthony Mangieri landed the No. 1 spot for Una Pizza Napoletana, opening March 2022. his first pizzeria, also called Una Pizza Napoletana, in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, in 1996.

The top 15 pizzerias in America on the Top 50 Pizza list will also be included in the organization’s Top 100 Pizza Places in the World, to be announced on September 7.

Top Pizza’s 50 Best American Pizza Places

  1. A Napoletana Pizza – New York
  2. Tony’s Pizza Napoletana – San Francisco
  3. Ribalta New York – New York
  4. Razza Pizza Artigianale – Jersey City, New Jersey
  5. 0′ Munaciello – Miami
  6. Spacca Napoli Pizzeria – Chicago
  7. Song’E Napule – New York
  8. Pizzeria La Leggenda – Miami
  9. Pizzana – Los Angeles
  10. Keste Fulton – New York
  11. Ken’s Artisanal Pizza – Portland, Oregon
  12. Pizzeria Bianco – Fénix
  13. Jay’s Artisan Pizzeria – Kenmore, New York
  14. Ops – New York
  15. Doppio Zero – San Francisco
  16. Lovely’s Fifty Fifty – Portland, Oregon
  17. Partenope Ristorante – Dallas
  18. Scholls Pizza – Portland, Oregon
  19. Flour House – San Luis Obispo, California
  20. Forcella – New York
  21. Mozza Pizzeria – Los Angeles
  22. Roberta’s – New York
  23. Beddia Pizzeria – Philadelphia
  24. Mission Pizza Napoleon – Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  25. Hell Napoletana Pizzeria – Darnestown, Maryland
  26. A16 – San Francisco
  27. San Matteo – Pizzeria and Cuisine – New York
  28. Brick Fire Tavern – Honolulu, Hawaii
  29. Del Popolo–San Francisco
  30. Pasquale Jones – New York
  31. Forno Rosso–Chicago
  32. Il Forno – San Antonio, Texas
  33. Pasquale’s Pizzeria – South Kingstown, Rhode Island
  34. Estancia 87 – Miami
  35. Artisan Charcoal Pizza – Louisville, Kentucky
  36. Flour + Water Pizzeria – San Francisco
  37. Robert’s Pizza and Dough Company – Chicago
  38. Knob – Scottsdale, Arizona
  39. Buffalo Due – Austin, Texas
  40. Nostrana–Portland, Oregon
  41. Basil & Barley Napoletana Pizzeria – Colorado Springs, Colorado
  42. Angelina’s Napoletana Pizzeria – Irvine, California
  43. Scottie’s Pizzeria – Portland, Oregon
  44. RiNo Cart Driver – Denver
  45. Bricco Coal Fired Pizza – Haddon Township, New Jersey
  46. Roostica Wood-Fired Pizzeria – Key West, Florida
  47. Diavola – Indianapolis
  48. Spark Pizza – Redmond, Washington
  49. Pizza Factory – Tampa, Florida
  50. Craft 64 – Scottsdale, Arizona

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