Here are the best pizza spots in NYC where a drink and a slice go hand-in-hand. By Selena Ricks-Good/Alexa Spieler.
365 3rd Ave.
New York, NY 10016
Located in Kips Bay, Nick’s Pizzabar offers a variety of pizza options, including their specialty pies. Their pies range from the half pan to full pan sizes, with choices of BBQ chicken pies, bacon chicken ranch pies and a hangover pie, among many more. Nick’s Pizzabar also has old fashioned pizza pie options, which come in old-fashioned square, old-fashioned square white pizza and old-fashioned half-red-half-white varieties. Along with their pizza, Nick’s also has pasta and other entree offerings.
The East Village eatery churns out Neapolitan pies with puffy crusts, topped with savory ingredients like cherry stone clams and brussel sprouts with pancetta. If you’re lucky enough to score a table, you can pair your slice with a bottle of craft beer or a glass of wine from Naples.
54 Stone St.
New York, NY 10004
In the heart of the Financial District, Adrienne’s has brought the neighborhood a versatile, diverse clientele. Adrienne’s is recognized for their unusually-shaped square pies, of which are baked on a 18.5-inch tray — providing more than enough food for two people to share.
This converted garage-turned-hipster foodie haven is well worth the trip to Bushwick for its Neapolitan-inspired pies and gourmet appetizers. The place is bustling most nights, so while you wait for your table, choose from the menu of seasonal beer, wine and cocktails. On the pizza menu, try the Beastmaster (mozzarella, gorgonzola, tomato, pork sausage, capers, onion and jalepeno) with a full toppings menu to mix and match your add-ons.
174 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11249
At The Charleston, patrons are gifted with a free personal pan pizza with every drink they purchase from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. However, from 8 p.m. – 3:30 a.m, those pizza pies are only $1 with every drink. Toppings for The Charleston’s pizzas include bacon, artichoke and sausage, among others.
This Park Slope restaurant is known for its rustic, wood oven pizza, featuring charred crust and organic farm-sourced toppings. With a rotating house cocktail menu, a full wine list and craft beer selection, you’ll be sure to find the perfect pizza pairing.
B Side Pizza & Wine Bar
370 W. 51st St.
New York, NY 10019
Spearheaded by executive chef Jason Neroni, B Side offers a restaurant with artisanal pizzas and shareable small plates. The pizzas are baked right before people’s eyes, in the restaurant’s authentic Pavesi wood-burning oven. Specialty pie offerings include the vegetarian Oscar the Grouch, (spinach, black kale, garlic, mozzarella fonduta) the Meat Packing (tomato, sopressata, pancetta, taleggio, speck, bacon, sausage, mozzarella, vincotto) and the sweet and salty Killer Bee (tomato, mozzarella, sopressata, garlic puree, chili oil, honey)
781 Franklin Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11238
Located in Brooklyn, Barboncino offers its customers Neapolitan pizza cooked in a wood-burning oven. Menu offerings include a Neapolitan meatball pie, an eggplant and zucchini pie and a four cheese pepperoni pie.
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