You’re a New Yorker. You know where to go to a get a good slice of classic cheese pizza. But what if you want to try something funky and different? Here are the top 10 delicious and wacky New York pizzas you should try if you want to step outside your comfort zone.
10. The Manor Restaurant’s Garbage Pizza
It’s like they took everything Italian and dumped it on a pizza—sausage, pepperoni, meatballs, peppers, and mushrooms.
9. Prince St Pizza’s Boozy Broome
This pie uses vodka sauce instead of marinara. It’s a simple twist, but it’s brilliant.
8. Roberta’s Beastmaster
You just have to try a pizza with a name like this. It’s topped with gorgonzola, pork sausage, onion, caper and jalapeño.
7. Motorino’s Brussels Sprout Pizza
This pie accomplishes the impossible—making Brussels sprouts taste delicious. They’re paired with smoked pancetta, garlic and pecorino.
6. Pizzetteria Brunetti’s Spezie Pizza
Somebody with very eclectic tastes invented this pizza—sautéed broccoli rabe, spicy Italian sausage, burrata cheese, hot peppers and Calabrian pepper puree.
5. Franny’s Clam Pizza
It’s New York and New England all in one—a pie with sweet, buttery clams, chilies, and parsley.
4. Capizzi’s Asparagus Special
Asparagus is a superfood, but you’ve probably never thought to put it on pizza. This pie has roasted asparagus, tomatoes, truffle oil, and roasted pine nuts.
3. Bad Horse Pizza’s fdb
Shrimp sautéed with garlic, butter, and love makes this pizza rich and decadent. Artichoke hearts give it an acidic crunch.
2. Paulie Gee’s Monte Cristo
Maple syrup and pizza is a bizarre combination. But Paulie Gee’s makes the sweet and savory work, combining Gouda, Canadian bacon, and a syrup drizzle atop this weird but tasty pie.
1. The Mark’s Black Truffle Pie
Black truffle is a pretty exquisite ingredient. It makes everything more expensive. This high class pie pairs black truffle and fontina cheese.