New Park Pizza: Black-&-white photos line the walls of this enduring spot for brick-oven pies, plus outdoor seats.
Lucia Pizza, Queens, NY: Longtime Italian joint offering thin-crust pizza, calzones & baked pasta in a low-key setting.
Dani’s House of Pizza: Pizza topped with a special sweet sauce plus Italian classics served in a homey, bi-level space.
Pizza Sam: Classic pizzas, pastas & salads turned out in low-key, compact quarters with limited seating.
VIPizza: Veteran pizzeria offering slices & pies in a simple space hung with vintage sports photos.
Benny’s Kosher Pizza: Counter-serve spot turning out kosher pizza alongside casual Italian & Israeli specialties.
Beebe’s (Boro Hotel): 38-28 27th St, Long Island City. Hip spot in the Boro Hotel offering elevated wood-fired pizzas, salads & cocktails.
Rosa’s Pizza: Pizza, heros & classic Italian Parmigiana dishes, plus wings, in a basic corner pizzeria.
Nino’s AQ: Ninos AQ is a family owned and operated restaurant in the heart of Astoria, Queens.
Sunnyside Pizza, Queens, NY: Compact, unfussy pizza joint offering slices & whole pizzas with a variety of toppings.
Nick’s Pizza Forest Hills: Thin-crust pies & calzones, plus beer & wine, are served in cozy, vintage surroundings.
Rizzo’s Fine Pizza: Long-running local pizzeria turning out distinctive square pies with a thin crust.
Pizza Classica: Contemporary restaurant for brick-oven pizza & Italian classics in family-size or single portions.
Basil Brick Oven Pizza, Queens, NY: Pizzeria baking pies in a wood-burning oven & also serving classic Italian dishes.
Margherita Pizza, Queens, NYC: Straightforward slices, whole pies & heroes served out of a modest takeaway window.
Astoria Pizzeria: Basic counter-serve spot featuring straightforward pizzas, plus pasta, sandwiches, wings & burgers.
Amore Pizzeria: Old-school counter-serve pizza joint serving thin-crust pies & big slices in bare-bones digs.
Gloria Pizza, Forest Hills, Informal family-owned pizzeria established in 1960 featuring pies, slices & Italian entrees.
Gaby’s Pizza: Family-owned counter-serve dispensing a variety of classic pizzas & Italian comfort chow.
Alfie’s Pizza: Pizza restaurant in 86-08 117th St, Richmond Hill, NY 11418.