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2016 BEST Readers' Choice: Pizza

Santucci’s Original Square Pizza

Readers’ Choice winner.

901 South 10th Street, Philadelphia, PA | 215-825-5304 | Website


2016 BEST Nouveau Pizza

Wm. Mulherin’s Sons

1355 North Front Street, Philadelphia, PA

Philly’s pizza scene has become an embarrassment of riches, and nowhere is this more apparent than at Wm. Mulherin’s Sons. The Spicy Jawn pie, with its piquant pepperoni, hot coppa and long hots, is feast-worthy, but it’s the caciocavallo and sharp provolone cheeses (plus a perfect doughy-to-crunchy ratio and just the right amount of char… Read more »

2015 BEST 2015 New Pizzeria

Square Pie

801 East Passyunk Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Certainly not Neapolitan and not quite Sicilian, Gene Giuffi’s thick-crusted, square Brooklyn pies are a doughy, saucy delight. If you’re ever in doubt, order the porchetta- or pancetta-topped versions; Giuffi, who also owns Cochon, has a way with pork. Read more »

2015 BEST Old-School Pizza Joint

Charlie’s Pizzeria

107 West Germantown Pike, Norristown, PA

Remember when pizza used to taste like pizza? Charlie’s does. Its pies are thin-crusted (but not crackers). The ingredients are simple (but not artisanal). When you bite into a slice, there’s the appropriate amount of grease, the right amount of chew in the cheese, and an ideal floppiness to the crust. Someday, Charlie’s will be… Read more »

2014 BEST Pizzeria

Pizzeria Beddia

155 East Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Great pizza is all about the crust, and it’s no wonder why Joe Beddia’s is the most consistently perfect in town he makes every single one personally. Read more »

2014 BEST Pizza Special

Olce Pizza Grille

3401 Skippack Pike, Worcester, PA

A thin crust fresh out of the oven, topped with mozzarella, garlic, bacon, scallions, salt, pepper and corn? Yeah, sweet, farm-fresh, oven-roasted corn, which takes an already great pizza and makes it truly exceptional. Read more »

2013 BEST Pizza

Pizza Brain

2313 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Readers’ Choice: The new kid on the block gets the biggest slice of the pie. (Couldn’t resist.) Try the Lucy Waggle. Read more »

2013 BEST Deep Dish Pizza

Garces Trading Company

1111 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA

The Chicago Deep Dish at Garces Trading Co. is a great pizza thats not really pizza. (Start sending your hate mail now, casserole lovers.) Read more »

2013 BEST Old-School Pizza

Gennaro’s Tomato Pies

1429 Jackson Street, Philadelphia, PA

Go old-school with crispy New York-style pizzas to make your heart sing, probably in Italian. Read more »

2013 BEST Pizza Destination

Pizza Brain

2313 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Pizza Brainis a destination. Go for the Worlds First Pizza Museum, stay for the incredible (and strange) pies. Read more »

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