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Best Buffalo Chicken Pizza?

Who makes the best buffalo chicken pizza in Cambridge/Boston? Desperate craving... Upper Crust which is my usual go to for pizza says the chicken on theirs is breaded - yuck!

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  1. Not my favorite pizza style but I recall Stella's Pizza in Watertown (just next door to Cambridge) does a nice version on a thin Italian crust. Description from their menu is below. 605 Mt Auburn Street.

    "White diced chicken marinated in a spicy buffalo sauce, chunky blue cheese dressing and 3 blends of cheese"

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    1. re: PaulB

      Waterfront Cafe in the North end has a really good one.

    2. Viga (155 Pearl Street in Downtown Boston) has Buffalo Chicken Pizza one or two days per week for lunch by the slice. You should call them to confirm that they have it before you go (617-482-1112). I do not know how good their BCP is, but in general their pizza is pretty good.

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      1. re: Delhiwala

        I'd have to second Viga. This pizza is a favorite at my office when we order pizza and its fairly spicy. Outside of Boston, my favorite would have to be Antonio's in Amherst. Really delicious!

      2. Your question doesn't seem to admit the possibility that breaded chicken could be used in the best buffalo chicken pizza.

        But my favourite is City Slicker Cafe's on Somerville Ave in Somerville and it uses breaded chicken.

        The Upper Crust's is very good too, but not a close second by any means.

        1. Are you willing to travel to Somerville? B likes the version from Pini's in Magoun Square. Order a whole pie well-done.

          1. Salvatore's on the south boston waterfront does has the best I've had. The chicken is not breaded, the red onions are cooked down a bit and cooked into the cheese not just placed on top plus there is blue cheese melted into the normal cheese blend.

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            1. re: mkel34

              I've had the Buffalo Chicken pie at Salvatore's and thought it was excellent (not breaded chicken too). My kid and her friends ordered it, and I somehow managed to get two slices of it. I'm not a big fan of non-traditional toppings, but that pie was memorable.

            2. Haven't had too many of these but the Brookline Spa in Brookline Village has them by the slice. Pretty good and a large slice to boot.

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              1. re: chuck s

                Was gonnah suggest that; it seems like the all time favorite there, from what I can see. TC had some and loved it...
                I'm a little miffed, of course, becasue the popularity of their Buffalo Chicken pies limit the amount of veggie ones they make... :/

                1. re: chuck s

                  I was about to comment that Real Deal Deli in JP/West Roxbury has the best. These place I think has some relationship to the Spa as their menus are nearly identical...the buffalo chicken pizza is nearly identical also...amazing.

                2. Try Pizza Pier on Mass Avenue - they have a FANTASTIC spicy BBQ chicken pizza...the best in the city... their dough is always spot on, and their sauces are very tasty.

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                  1. re: jodes

                    I have always been a fan of Inbound Pizza's verison of Buffalo Chicken Pizza, perfect blend of buffalo chicken and ranch. However, I am not a fan of their other pizza, the cheese was only so-so in my book

                    1. re: BCEagles09

                      Inbound accidentally sent us a buffalo chicken pizza in our order a few years ago, and I was hungry enough not to bother to call and complain. It was all right as such things go, but if they're going to go to the trouble of creating a gross Frankenstein food like this, they should at least do it right and put blue cheese on it instead of ranch! Who eats ranch with wings? Bleah.

                  2. definitely not a destination place, but if you're in the area, needham house of pizza has an amazing buffalo chicken sub, which would leave me to believe that they have a good buffalo chicken pizza

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                    1. re: vulber

                      I can confirm that, and their buffalo chicken calzone, to use an annoying 2007 phantom gourmet chestnut, is "craveable." We get it pretty frequently, despite the fact that my squeamish wife once got a chicken bone in her slice. I would also say that Cowlicks in Needham does a good buff chix pie, though their calzone version grosses me out by including ricotta. In the North End, when they are fresh, Ernesto's version is quite good.

                    2. I'd have to go with Stellas pizza in Watertown. If you want to try the best buffalo chicken nachos, try the fours in Boston near the garden.

                      1. I second both City Slicker and Pini's (well done) in Somerville.

                        1. Bill's Pizzeria in Newton Centre has an unbelievably good buffalo chicken pizza, give them a try!

                          1. I'd have to go along with Salvatore's on the waterfront in Boston.

                              1. Waterfront and Ernesto's both do a great one.

                                1. Flatbread in Bedford/Burlington or Amesbury.