When a pizza parlor has been around for decades, you know it's got to be good. New York City is a tough market for restaurants — there's an 80% fail rate — so even more props to these guys. It's nearly impossible to duplicate the old-school pizzerias nowadays, since brick coal-ovens can only be rebuilt or replaced. We found a guide to the oldest pizza places in New York City from Serious Eats, and did some additional research to find out exactly how these places have managed to stay around for so long. Insidermonkey experts made a list of 11 oldest pizza places in New York City.
Another pro of having pizza in NYC is that there are so many options that you end up with a wide array of prices available to you. From inexpensive to super pricey, it’s all available in New York. If you want to try a few of the latter ones, check out the Most Expensive Pizzas in New York City, and leave some comments below on whether they’re worth the price.