People line up down the block for Grimaldi’s. This pizzeria has been around for several decades, and it’s famous for the blistered and chewy pies coming out of its coal-fired oven. So go ahead and brave the crowds for this better-than-average Neapolitan pizza - just know that this place is officially a tourist trap and might as well be in Little Italy. Check it if you want to weigh in on the best-pizza-in-NYC debate, however.
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For great soup dumplings in a fast casual setting in Downtown Brooklyn, get Yaso Tangbao on your radar.
Pilot is a restaurant/bar on a boat in Brooklyn Bridge Park, and it’s a great place to eat oysters outside (as long as you don’t get seasick).
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Barboncino is a neighborhood pizza place in Crown Heights that's kind of like the Roberta's of the area. It's good and family friendly.
Pizza Beach is great if you're looking to Instagram your dinner. It's not great if you're looking to eat good pizza.
A legendary Staten Island pizza place has opened in Greenwich Village, and the pies are as good as they have been for 100 years. Get the clam pizza.
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We feel sorry for anyone who doesn’t have a Paulie Gee’s in their neighborhood as an option for excellent Neapolitan pies.
Di Fara Pizza
Brooklyn's Di Fara is the best slice of pizza in New York, and worth every bit of the $5 and 30 minutes of waiting that it will cost you.
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