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50 Best Pizzas in New York

Ravi Bangaroo and Arthur Bovino

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50 Best Pizzas in New York

You can talk about pizza across America, the neo-Neapolitan movement, the styles of this great national passion from Chicago’s deep dish and thin crust, the well-loved versions in Detroit and St. Louis — that’s all well and good. But as New York’s casual and hardcore pizza lovers alike will point out, there’s really only one place that matters. Hey, it’s hard to argue with New York when it can lay claim to America’s pizza birthplace: Lombardi’s, opened in 1905 as the nation's first pizzeria. So while determining America’s best pizza may be a worthwhile pursuit, one The Daily Meal has tackled the past three years, the only list of pizzas real New Yorkers will ever trust is one featuring their favorite joints. This is that list.