New York City is known for our pizza; it's kind of a big deal here. From your choice of plain cheese to the toppings of your dreams, it's no wonder how foolproof pizza can be. When you stroll around the city, you're bound to find a slice on any block. But if you want to eat pizza like a real New Yorker, we've got you covered. Read more below for our favorite pizza hot spots.
$ | 22-56 31 St. | 718-215-810
If you’re hungry after a night out with your pals, grab a slice at Artichoke Basille’s Pizza! If you can't decide which slice to try, opt for their Artichoke slice. For $5, you get a huge, thick slice of cheesy goodness. Loaded with chunks of artichoke and spinach in its cream sauce, this hearty slice is delicious and savory; it's pretty addicting too! The Artichoke is on the heavy side; just one order will probably fill you up! Click here for more information on other Artichoke Basille's Pizza locations.
Hours (Astoria Location):
Sunday to Wednesday 11:00am - 1:00am
Thursday 11:00am - 4:00am
Friday & Saturday 11:00am - 5:00am
$$ | 1079 Broadway | (347) 413-9695
Photo: Santa Panza
If you’re looking for a place to grab some authentic Italian cuisine, head over to Santa Panza. They offer interesting and flavorful pizzas that are out of this world! Try the Speck e Zola pizza, which consists of tomato sauce, mozzarella, speck (a type of prosciutto), gorgonzola, roasted walnuts, and rosemary. Santa Panza also serves delicious burrata, which changes according to the day! With great quality ingredients, an inviting ambience, and tasty cocktails, Santa Panza is a great place to dine-in on a date night.
Tuesday to Sunday 5:30pm - 11:30pm
$ | 27 Prince St | (212) 966-4100
Photo: Prince Street Pizza
If you're in the SoHo area and want to grab a bite to eat after a shopping adventure, head on over to Prince Street Pizza. This establishment is known for their Spicy Spring, which is an interesting take on the classic pepperoni pizza. This particular Sicilian slice, with a fluffy crust that’s crispy on the outside, is piled high with little pepperoni rounds, delicious melted cheese, and the perfect amount of their special sauce. Each bite of the Spicy Spring brings a unique explosion of flavor. Although there are long queues for Prince Street Pizza, the lines move relatively quickly!
Monday to Thursday 11:30am - 11:00pm
Friday to Saturday 11:30am - 2:00am
Sunday 12:00pm - 11:00pm
$ | 254 S 2nd St. | (718) 599-0002
Photo: L'industrie Pizzeria
Check out L’industrie Pizzeria, a hole-in-the-wall joint located in Brooklyn. Here, you can enjoy crispy pizza in a cozy and comfortable environment. With a large variety of toppings to choose from, you can customize your pizza to create unique flavor combinations! Or you can try some of their menu options such as the fig and goat cheese pizza or the New Yorker, which has pepperoni, sausage, mozzarella, and ricotta. Whichever type of pizza you choose, you're sure to receive a great delicious slice made with tender loving care!
Sunday to Monday 11am - 10pm
$$ | 1 Front Street | (718) 858-4300
If you’re in the mood for brick oven pizza, take a trip to one of the many Grimaldi's locations! At reasonable prices, you get to choose your preferred size of regular, white, or marinara pizza plus whichever toppings your heart desires; chose from sausages to sun dried tomatoes to anchovies! With a crispy thin crust, an oh-so-flavorful sauce, and fresh cheese, you can’t go wrong with a tasty Grimaldi’s pie. Grimaldi's is also a Freefall NYC suggested food option after our Brooklyn Bridge Photo & Video Experience! Come check us out!
Hours (Brooklyn Bridge Location):
Monday to Thursday 11:30am - 10:45pm
Friday 11:30am - 11:45pm
Saturday 12:00pm - 11:45pm
Sunday 12:00pm - 10:45pm
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