The Daily Meal Reveals America’s 35 Favorite Pizzerias of 2015

America's Best Pizzerias

Pizza, it’s a favorite food of many Americans. And to pay tribute to this, The Daily Meal, the world’s largest food and drink lifestyle site, just unveiled its first-ever list of America’s 35 Favorite Pizzerias — as voted on by its readers. The winners were all located on the East Coast or in the Midwest, with only six states included, and Regina Pizzeria out of Boston was listed as #31.

Instead of using a panel of pizza experts, The Daily Meal opened the voting process to the public. More than 6,000 readers voted, naming more than 800 pizzerias around the country. New York State took home the most, with 19 of the winning pizzerias. Second place went to Connecticut with eight, followed by four from Illinois, two from New Jersey, and one each from Massachusetts and Ohio.

“The big surprise for us,” said Arthur Bovino, Executive Editor of The Daily Meal, “is that, though our respondents came from all over America, no pizzerias from the California, the Southwest, the Pacific Northwest, or the South made the final tally. Nonetheless, the readers have spoken — and we appreciate their having taken the time to vote for their favorites.”

Below you can find the list of pizzerias that made the list this year.  Happy Eating!

Rank Name of Pizzeria Place
1 Frank Pepe’s New Haven, Connecticut
2 Star Tavern Pizzeria Orange, New Jersey
3 Colony Pizza Stamford, Connecticut
4 Modern Apizza New Haven, Connecticut
5 Tarry Lodge Port Chester, New York
6 Sally’s Apizza New Haven, Connecticut
7 Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria Chicago
8 Di Fara Brooklyn
9 Lombardi’s New York City
10 John’s Pizzeria New York City
11 Ribalta New York City
12 Grimaldi’s Brooklyn
13 Patsy’s New York City
14 L&B Spumoni Gardens Brooklyn
15 Artichoke Basille New York City
16 Giordano’s Pizza Chicago
17 Louie and Ernie’s The Bronx
18 Gino’s East Chicago
19 Totonno’s Brooklyn
20 Mulberry Street Pizza Manchester, Connecticut
21 Adoro Lei New York City
22 Bru Room New Haven, Connecticut
23 Roberta’s Brooklyn
24 Kesté New York City
25 Coccia House Wooster, Ohio
26 Zuppardi’s West Haven, Connecticut
27 Roseland Apizza Derby, Connecticut
28 Joe’s New York City
29 Quartino Chicago
30 Sal’s Pizza Mamaroneck, New York
31 Regina Pizzeria Boston
32 Bleecker Street Pizza New York City
33 Motorino New York City
34 Santillo’s Brick Oven Pizza Elizabeth, New Jersey
35 Two Boots Pizza New York City



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