In a town named Naples, you would naturally expect to find some of the world’s best pizza this side of pizza capitals Italy, New York and Chicago. And you will – the area accurately covers the various styles of pie that the three pizza meccas have become synonymous with, thanks to its large transplant population.
So whereas Moravela’s New York Style Pizza naturally takes its cues from the Big Apple’s thin crust pizza, Rosedale Brick Oven Pizza assimilates Italian style and Rosati’s boasts its Chicago style with slightly thicker crusts (plus deep dish) and lots of cheese. The New York style wins out in Naples pizzerias, but you will find family variations no matter where you decide to eat from the 10 best possibilities on this list.
Beside variations in recipes, the list reflects a great diversity of settings – from take out counters to intimate sit down dining rooms that make you feel as though you have come home to have dinner with the family. Some of the listings are pure and simple pizza joints – perhaps with a couple of pasta and sub sandwich options thrown into the menu. Others do the whole Italian repertoire, still managing to make sure their pizza is top notch made with fresh ingredients and hand tossed crust.