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Jul 20, 2010 01:12 PM

Best pizza in the Burg

Who has the best pizza

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  1. in Pitts or Harris?

    Honestly my favorite pizza in Carlisle (I know neither one) is Misenos II, with Georges as second choice.

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    1. re: melpy

      1. Mineos
      2. Fiories (sp?)
      3. Vincents

    2. What are your criteria? Are you looking for NY style? Or more the arugula and proscuitto type?

      1. Had excellent pizza at Piccolo Forno in Lawrenceville last week.

        Piccolo Forno
        3801 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201

        1. Gotta be one of the most subjective questions to ask - there are "famous" pizza places around here I personally can't stomach, and likely some of my suggestions won't meet others' criteria, but IMHO:

          For standard pizza:
          - Harry's
          - Apizza Badamo
          - Mineos

          For upscale/Neapolitan
          - Il Pizzaiolo
          - City Oven
          - Piccolo Forno

          And for best pizza/microbrew combo: Church Brew Works.

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          1. re: Panini Guy

            Is there another pizza/microbrew combo I'm forgetting? ;-)

            Also, did you forget Dinette or do you rate the other 3 upscale above that, or place it in its own different category? Just wondering.

            City Oven Wexford has really spoiled us for anything else anywhere out here in the barren north, but it doesn't seem to travel well so we can't take it home like we typically did with lesser pizzas. So pizza is no longer a grab it on the way home to eat at home possibility, essentially.

            1. re: CrazyOne

              Yeah, I completely spaced on Dinette. And I've eaten there!

              I'd put Dinette alongside Il Piz in the #1 slot.

              Thanks for not letting that oversight go uncorrected.

              1. re: Panini Guy

                Cool. I knew you had eaten there, that's why I thought I'd bring it up. :-) Unfortunately being at home sooner and getting stuff done there on weekends is winning over eating at great but far flung places around town right now, but have eaten at Il PIz and Dinette once each, fantastic stuff.

          2. My favorite by far would have to be Frank's in Ambridge, followed by Harry's.

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            1. re: Burghfeeder

              I love Dinette for some fancy schmancy pizza. I also enjoy Spak Brothers in Garfield and Pizza Sola (several locations)

              Pizza Sola
              6004 Penn Cir S, Pittsburgh, PA 15206