This question gets asked a lot, often with the answer being Regina's in the North End or Santarpio's in East Boston, or any number of places that serve bar pizza outside of the city (mostly on the South Shore). What I'd like to know is, what other pizza places would you consider to be at the level of Regina's or Santarpio's? Any kind is ok, from Greek style to bar pizza to Sicilian to traditional. [Go here to post a reply.]
(Posted by hiddenboston)
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Christo's Pizza in West Rox is by far the best pizza I have had in years!
Jack Moloney wrote:
Denley's in Weymouth, the best for over 50 years!
Emma's in Cambridge! Awesome, although they need to be open before 3pm for those 1pm Pats games...
Ernesto's in the north end on Salem.. The best when you want to grab a slice!
Santarpios in East Boston and Bianchi's Pizza in Revere. Yum!!!
Pleasant in Roslindale
Fiore's in The North End Mushroom with truffle oil goooood
Pleasant Cafe in Rosi
I love Za in Cambridge, right off the T in Kendall square. Always have fresh organic toppings from local farms and new innovative pizzas... if you're in the mood for something familiar, their standard create your owns are something to die for as well
umbertos in the North End for sicilian style pizza.
It's a mean toss up between Posto, Za, and Flatbreads. Guess where I spend most of my time.
Penguin Pizza Brigham Circle. Eggplant, ricotta, and balsamic reduced. Forget Thanksgiving... this is my favorite meal of the year!
If in the North End, Regina's. If not, Pleasant in Roslindale.
Bova's in the North End has a special place in my heart! Sicilian pizza!
Lynwood Cafe in Randolph. Nuff said!
City Slicker Cafe Somerville Has Great "Bar Pie" Style pizza!
John L wrote:
Picco in South End! The closest to brick oven you can get and almost as good as John's NYC.
I can't believe that the only two real pizzerias, have not been named (Gran gusto and Pasta Beach). I guess that says it all about how much people know, about the real Italian pizza.
Emma's in Kendall Square!
Figs in Beacon Hill
Bianchi's on Revere Beach
Proper Slice in Brighton. But eat that pizza in the restaurant fresh from the oven. Don't try to take it home where the crust streams and loses flavor during your commute. Pizza is meant to be eaten hot and crunchy. They have limited toppings, but that's the point...clean flavors. A def A+!
jeff eckman wrote:
regina north end. game over. for the last 30 years at least. okay. you can stop reading now and go there. you're welcome.
All Star Pizza Bar
Woodys, 58 Hemenway St. in the East Fenway. Good beer and wine selection too.
Pisa Pizza in Malden!!!
Otto and Ducali in the N. End is great!
The Brown Jug-Chelsea!
Pisa Pizza Pearl St Malden MA!
Picco - South End - No doubt, best pie in town!!
The Brown Jug-Chelsea!
Paddys on elm newton ma
Umberto's in the northend is my favorite
Cape cod pizza Brockton
Santarpios! All day long!
Lynwood in Randolph, Pini's in Waltham, Za on Mass Ave.- Arlington/Cambridge
Dan the Man wrote:
Louie's pizza in Woburn. end of discussion. get them before they sell out and close for the day.
Otto's pizza in harvard (and elsewhere around the city). Chicken and basil or sausage and onion pizza's are fantastic! (Cambridge one has a better potato pizza, though)
Regina's (North End only), of course! :)
Depends on what you're looking for! Area 4 for gourmet wood fired, Pini's for greasy deliciousness, Beauty's for classic Greek
Ducali Pizzeria and Bar in the north end! @Ducali
Donald W. wrote:
Heath B. wrote:
armando's with sauteed spinach, coming from a ny-er
Gran Gusto. By far.
I know it sounds crazy but it's Food Express Pizza & Deli on Main St in Waltham. It's a little hole in the wall place, but the pizza is outstanding! Thin crust, nice sauce and great cheese. Reminds me of a pizza from NYC or Federal Hill in Providence. You can tell they use the best ingredients, especially in the dough.
Riveira Brewhouse Cafe, Bridgewater, fantastic bar style pizza and 32 taps to match beer to toppings
Patrick G. wrote:
Dan M. wrote:
Ryan R. wrote:
Lindsay M. wrote:
Santarpios - not even close!
Nikki F. wrote:
Pinocchio's in Harvard sq.
Chris P. wrote:
Hardest question to answer..santarps and reginas are the best but completely different pies
Jian M. M. wrote:
Kendra B. wrote:
Town Spa Pizza in Stoughton!
Michael D. wrote:
Pino's in Cleveland Circle
Paul J. wrote:
KELLY'S PUB, in East Boston, with Santarpio's being a very close second.
Ali R. S. wrote:
Bobby D. wrote:
Stella's Watertown Louie's woburn
Richard B. wrote:
Objecively, Santarpio's; or a lot of bars. My favorite gin mill pizza is from the Brown Jug in Chelsea, but that is just because it is close.
Ashby L. O. wrote:
A4 in somervilleeee yes
Frederick W. wrote:
So many great options listed - I've heard good things about Picco in the South End, but they don't take reservations so forget that. I'm not standing around for three hours while some princesses wrap things up. Most of what I've had in the North End has been quite overrated, but the original Pizzeria Regina lives up to the hype. And for a posh but cheap night out, the stunning pizza at Nebo at Atlantic Wharf is hard to beat, especially out on their patio.
Kendra B wrote:
Town Spa in Stoughton!!
Santarpio's of course.
We love Mangia neapolitan Pizza. Always was our go to in the south end, now we live in the suburbs and hit their spot in medfield .
Brown Jug !!
Pepes in new haven first and formost.... Local? Bianchi's, santarpios,
The Pleasant in Roslindale....Bianchi's second.
Leslie F. wrote:
Stoked Wood Fired Pizza Co. hands down.
Il Mondo on Mission Hill & Proper Slice in Brighton
Pinocchio's in Harvard Square has the finest Sicilian pizza in the area.
Pat M wrote:
Rags S6 in Quincy for bar pizza
Harry's in quincy
Michelle C. wrote:
stella's in watertown for boston area...mama mia's is my all-time favorite (south shore)
Lori G. P. wrote:
Santarpio's & Otto
North House in Salem! with Sweet sauce. Done!!
Kelleys pub- great pie
Max and Leo's- how has no one mentioned that gem?!!
Ray W. wrote:
Maggys Lounge in Quincy
la eve! wrote:
Pompeii in the north end
Penguin in Brigham circle
steve b wrote:
Louies in Woburn. The best!
Joe P wrote:
Armando's, North Cambridge, hands-down, and cash only!
Santarpio is very good, East Boston
Andrew D. wrote:
I'm a Town Spa man, myself.
I can't believe riverview in Ipswich wasn't mentioned
Regina's or Joe's Mainstreet in Winchester.
Camille K. wrote:
Liz K. wrote:
For us South Easterners, one should cross the border and go to Pizza King in Warwick, RI.
T. Rowe wrote:
Riverview in Ipswich, Louies in Woburn, Flying Saucer in Salem.
Bianchi's Revere beach
Picco - no brainer.
Original 617 wrote:
Yeah...Town Spa in Stoughton...kidding...author tastes his own bile. Honestly... Wonderland had better pizza than Town Spa.
Pino's in Cleveland Circle.
Cape cod cafe in Brockton
Pleasant Cafe please.
Louies Woburn, Santarpios, and Regina's top 3 easy
Stoked Wood Fired Pizza!
Cape Cod Cafe Brockton
Gran Gusto by a mile. I encourage everyone who hasn't been to make the trip.
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