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Take Bites – 5 great New York City pizza spots

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Slices of Heaven: 5 Great Pizza Spots in NYC

We asked a NYC licensed tour guide to share his Top 5 pizza places in New York City and these are his go-tos (in no particular order):

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1. Arturo’s:
Nestled in the heart of Greenwich Village, Arturo’s has been serving up classic New York-style pizza for decades. With its cozy ambiance and thin crust pies loaded with fresh toppings, it’s a favorite among locals and tourists alike.

Address: 106 W Houston St Manhattan, NY, 10012

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Nonna Maria Pizza –

2. Bleecker St. Nonna:
This hidden gem on Bleecker Street is known for its innovative take on traditional pizza. The Nonna pie, topped with creamy ricotta, homemade meatballs, and fresh basil, is a must-try for any pizza connoisseur looking for a unique flavor experience.

Address:69 7th Avenue. South New York, NY 10014

a pizza sitting on top of a wooden table3. Lucali:
Located in Carroll Gardens, Lucali offers a rustic yet refined atmosphere where diners can enjoy mouthwatering pizzas made with the freshest ingredients. The wood-fired pies are cooked to perfection, with a perfectly charred crust and gooey cheese that will keep you coming back for more.

Address:575 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231

a box of pizza sitting on top of a table4. Ignazio’s:
For a taste of old-school New York pizza, look no further than Ignazio’s in Brooklyn. This family-owned pizzeria has been serving up classic slices since 1997, with a menu that features everything from traditional cheese pizza to gourmet specialty pies.

Address:4 Water Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

a large pepperoni pizza5. Emmy Squared:
With locations in both Brooklyn and Manhattan, Emmy Squared has quickly gained a reputation for its Detroit-style pizza. Characterized by its thick, square crust and crispy edges, the pies at Emmy Squared are topped with inventive combinations like pepperoni, pickled jalapenos, and honey for a truly unique flavor experience.

Address:Seven locations in NYC and beyond

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