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Pizza suggestions for NYC visitor

Some magazine came out with a pizza top 64 tournament bracket, and a few places from Seattle are on it - which do you recommend?
Delancey
Tutta Bella
Serious Pie

Thanks!

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Serious Pie
316 Virginia St, Seattle, WA 98101

Tutta Bella
4918 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

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  1. My suggestion is to wait until you're back in New York.

    The only place you should consider checking out is Serious Pie, because it's a different take on pizza and because it's very good. Tutta Bella is fine, but you can easily do better at many NYC places.

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    Serious Pie
    316 Virginia St, Seattle, WA 98101

    Tutta Bella
    4918 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

    1. I think Delancey compares to some of the very good offerings in NYC.
      Tutta Bella is crap. I think less of people who rate it highly.
      And as Earl of Sandwich notes, Serious Pie is different enough that it's worth a shot.

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      Serious Pie
      316 Virginia St, Seattle, WA 98101

      Tutta Bella
      4918 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

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      1. re: GreenYoshi

        I liked Tutta Bella when it first opened up (5-6 years ago), but it seems like every Neapolitan place to open since then has been better while Tutta Bella still putters along as if it's the only game in town. For that style, Via Tribunali and Serious Pie are much better (however, none of these places has much to do with New York pizza...perhaps that's a good thing around here).

      2. My coworkers from Italy swear by Tutta Bella and Via Tribunali claiming that's the closest you can get to real Italian pizza.

        Serious pie is good. I prefer the happy hour special. I like deals :-)

        All different from NYC pizza.

        Edit:
        Wow! I see links and I didn't even add links to my post.

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        Tutta Bella
        4918 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118

        Via Tribunali
        913 E Pike St, Seattle, WA 98122

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        1. re: dave_c

          Your coworkers are correct.

          Although authentic, I don't think it's a very good pizza. "Closest to real Italian" doesn't imply good - only that all the pieces are there and not slobbered with cheese.

          But an NYCer trying to find pizza in Seattle is just setting himself up for a night of displeasure. Kind of like that other Miamian trying to find Cuban food ingredients around here.

        2. Skip tutta bella. I love Delancy. Serious pie is a very different take on pizza and I haven't been impressed with any of the pizzas except the one with the egg which I love (but don't get often because it's really expensive, the wait can be brutal and the high stools/tables are really uncomfortable). I also like Via Trib, although I've only been for their happy hour (an excellent deal $5 personal size pizza, although my glass of wine cost twice that, so who's saving money?).

          1. For a New Yorker I would say Delfino's stuffed crust pizza would be the best bet. It's very tasty and has nothing to do with New York.

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            1. re: seattleviking

              Not really looking for stuffed crust/chicago style. In fact, not looking to eat something that compares to nyc, or resembles it, or reminds me of home. Just want some good pizza!