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**Best Pizza Slice in Midtown????

I work in Midtown and need a great slice of pizza. Problem is John's only serves pies. I heard that Little Italy pizzeria is supposedly good. Does Angelo's serve slices or just pies? Please any help would be appreciated! Thankssss

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  1. The problem with naming a "best slice" is that the pizzas aren't made to order, so you can't tell how long they've been sitting around. Slices are inconsistent.

    Fortunately, a slice is such a small investment, you can just buy one and try it.

    If you've heard that Little Italy is good, try it. And please report back to everyone!

    Also, where in Midtown are you?

    1. Angelo's only have pies.

      1. Naples 45 in the Met Life Building has great slices to go.

        1. I think Pizza on 33rd is great on 3rd Ave and 33rd. I usually need at least 2 slices to be filled up.

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          1. re: jackieparis

            Pizza 33 is mediocre and overpriced and they are obnoxious there.

            I second Naples 45, although I like getting their individual pies rather than their slices. A pie is around $8 from the take out section.

          2. is 23rd too low? if not, go to mozarelli's right at the park. awesome 100% spelt slices as well as decent 'traditional' pies.

            1. Little Italy is decent. Angelo's is worth buying an entire pie for just one slice. I have dreams about that pizza.

              1. Mariella Pizza on 8th Ave below 57th is my go-to in the area. Crust stands out, not too doughy, not too crispy. Toppings, however, are pretty standard- this isn't the place to indulge your ham and pineapple with red pepper flakes cravings. (though if you know of one in the area, please post!)

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                1. re: Spoony Bard

                  That's fine I am just looking for a good regular slice or margherita slice. DO they sell slices or just pies like a lot of the better pizzerias? And another question for all of you.... WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOU ARE ALONE AND WANT TO TRY JOHNS OR ANGELOS? They force you to order a whole pie for yourself? That is retarded!

                  1. re: steakrules85

                    i guess the same thing you do if you're alone and want to eat a Peter Luger's porterhouse.

                  2. re: Spoony Bard

                    I wonder if this is the same owner as the Mariella's on 3rd and 16th(17th?) When fresh out of the oven (around lunch or the after 5 rush) it is the best slice i've had in manhattan.

                    1. re: Spoony Bard

                      I liked Mariella when I worked around that area too. Luigi's a couple of blocks down is not bad too. If you can get down to 9th ave, "9th Avenue Pizzeria" is pretty good in my opinion.

                    2. Try Bella Napoli on Madison between 30th & 31st.

                      1. I think Little Italy makes a good basic slice. If you go during the lunch rush, the cheese slices are usually fresh from the oven, haven't been sitting around.

                        1. Where is Little Italy? Now that it's been mentioned, I have a vague memory of going there years ago.

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                          1. Sacco pizza on 9th b/t 54th & 55th

                            1. There is a place in Soho..Is it called "Ben's?"...Think so...It was pretty delish

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                              1. re: jinet12

                                i remember ben's too. dont know if i actually ever ate there, tho...hehe, just remember from passing it by during hiskool and everyone kidding me about my name...

                              2. Definately Sacco's! althought, believe it or not the fresh mozerall at the Bread Factory Cafe on 8th between 55th and 56th is also very above average. Sacco's is by far the best, and depending on your appetite, you can eat at least 2 slices without feeling stuffed!

                                1. Bella Napoli's 31st and Madison. Great slices. More uptown I would say LaBellezza pizza on 49th off of 3rd. Can't go wrong with either.

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                                  1. re: speedycj

                                    There is a Bella Napoli on 49th between 6th and 7th. Wonder if it is the same owners. I went in there one day to see what the slices looked like and wasn't impressed.

                                    1. re: speedycj

                                      where exactly is la belleza? i was looking yesterday but couldn't find it. in this area (i'm at 51st and lex) i just can't seem to find a good slice, and the pizza truck is never there anymore either. very frustrating.

                                      1. re: adam


                                        145 E 49th St (between 3rd and 4th)
                                        123 E 41 Lexington Ave (park ave)
                                        1331 2nd Avenue (between 70th and 71st)

                                    2. I don't know the name, but the slices at the Pizza place on the corner of 33rd and 5th Ave are very good. In particular, the fresh mozz slices are fantastic. The crust is thin and the perfect level of chewiness.


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