Artichoke Basille’s Pizza

Pizza, Italian
321 E 14th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave)
New York, NY 10003
(212) 228-2004
10:00am - 5:00am
10:00am - 5:00am
10:00am - 5:00am
10:00am - 5:00am
10:00am - 5:00am
10:00am - 5:00am
10:00am - 5:00am

In 2008, using what they learned while working at their family’s restaurant Basille’s in Staten Island (now closed), pizzaiolos, cousins, and best friends Francis Garcia and Sal Basille took a party dip, put it on a pizza, and turned a sliver of a shop on New York City’s 14th Street into a pizza icon and cash cow.

They now have five other New York City locations of Artichoke Basille's Pizza (and one in Berkeley, California), and there is still a line out the door, along with pizza fiends standing outside trying (unsuccessfully) not to burn the roofs of their mouths on the creamy, cheesy signature artichoke slice.

They’ve made it to The Tonight Show and even landed their own show on Food Network’s Cooking Channel. Not bad at all. There are some who might argue that the crust isn’t what it used to be, but (and we say this with love) "Cuz, you can’t argue it’s not a New York City pizza icon!”

— Arthur Bovino, 101 Best Pizzas in America 2015, 8/6/2015



  • Crab slice.
  • The ultimate spot that marries artichoke dip with pizza to make one of the most savory slices around. Regulars call ahead for pick up to save themselves from the insanely long lines.
  • Order the Artichoke, it's in the name!
  • Artichoke. Best pizza in the whole wide world.
  • Try not to burn your mouth devouring a monstrous, spinach & artichoke slice here. If you want something more traditional, try the margherita. Open til 5AM for all you night owls!
  • Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
  • the spinach-artichoke tastes like soup... on a pizza! in a good way, of course.
  • Follow them on Twitter: @ArtichokePizza
  • Get the crab slice, no matter how much your friends insist that artichoke is the best
  • The Artichoke slice itself is monumental, but don't overlook the superior slice of the plain Margarita. Everything from the sauce to the dusting of Parmesan makes this a contender for best slice in NY
  • The Sicilian Slice is our favorite - a crust brushed with olive oil, fresh herbs and tangy tomato sauce. One slice is a meal!
  • This pizza will change your life.
  • No wonder there's always a line. Nothing better than a slice of artichoke pizza after a night out.
  • I have to stop here whenever I'm in the area.
  • Stand in long line for the $4 huge artichoke slice - totally worth it
  • Go to Artichoke. Order the square slice. Skip the artichoke, crab, and regular pies.
  • Try the Artichoke Pizza
  • Artichoke slice is amazing and very filling; good to split with a friend. Open very late
  • must get Artichoke Pizza here!
  • Go for the crisp, fresh-sauced Grandma Slice at this late-night East Village haunt; we're not into the artichoke-dip-on-a-pizza slice.

Nearby places

325 E 14th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave)
322 E 14th St (btwn 1st & 2nd Ave)
251 E 13th St (at 2nd Ave)