2023 Best Pizza Restaurants in the U.S.A.
The 10 Best Pizza in America
Starting to serve pizza in 1905, Lombardi's in New York City is generally considered the first pizzeria in America. Thus began the country's love affair with pizza — that magical medley of dough, sauce and melty cheese.
GAYOT's tireless search for the perfect pie has produced this list of the 10 Best Pizza Restaurants in the U.S., presented in alphabetical order.
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Houston's Bollo Woodfired Pizza sources real buffalo mozzarella and 00 flour from Italy. Of course, there's a margherita pie on the menu; however, the true standouts are the Biancos, like the Bianco de Bollo with a base of extra virgin olive oil, basil, tomatoes and mozzarella. See More
With his trademark devotion to authenticity, master pizzaiolo Tony Gemignani recreates a classic dining experience at Capo's in San Francisco. Brick walls, tin ceilings and giant red leather booths set the stage. The focus is on Chicago-style and Detroit-style pizza. See More
Denver's Cart-Driver presents a stellar selection of wood-fired pizzas, fresh oysters and more. Options include a New Haven white clam pie topped with fresh littlenecks and pancetta. See More
Behemoth wood-burning ovens turn out the primo pizzas at Double Zero in Atlanta. The edges are deliciously blistered as a result of the cooking method and the toppings are classic. See More
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Frank Pepe established America's first pizzeria in New Haven, Connecticut, and the iconic original location is still a destination for pizza — and history — fans. You'll find everything from the most basic (red sauce and grated Parmesan) to the garlicky white pizza loaded with fresh-shucked clams. See More
Championing sustainable and organic foods since it opened in 2003, Full of Life Flatbread in Los Alamos, California, offers a menu that changes weekly depending on seasonal ingredients. Taking center stage in the dining room, a wood-burning oven serves up flatbreads with a variety of toppings, from olives and feta to dates and bacon. See More
At Ken's Artisan Pizza in Portland, Oregon, the wood-fired oven is so hot that the pies, with their thin, crispy crusts, cook in just minutes. See More
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PI L.A. by chef Fred Eric is a restaurant with a very unique pizza style, located in a back alley in downtown Los Angeles. See More
The wood-fired pizzas at Domenica in The Roosevelt New Orleans are so popular that they inspired a dedicated concept, featuring an expanded menu of pies. Look for pizzas like the Calabrese with spicy salami, olives and capers. See More
At Tavola in New York City, the double wood-burning oven allows for both roasting and for reaching the soaring temperatures necessary to produce authentic Neapolitan pizza. See More