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NY Pizza near Lincoln Center

gerardw Feb 19, 2011 03:00 PM

Looking for a good NY slice of pizza within walking distance of LIncoln Center?

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  1. eatthisny RE: gerardw Feb 19, 2011 06:56 PM

    That's a tough one. Nothing great in that area in terms of NY pizza.

    I think your best bet is Mariella's on 8th Avenue between 56th and 57th Street. They have a pretty decent slice and shouldn't be more than a 10 or 15 minute walk from Lincoln Center.



    Mariella Pizza
    960 8th Ave, New York, NY 10107

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      coasts RE: eatthisny Feb 20, 2011 04:01 AM

      absolutely agree. it's one of my favorite slices all around.

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        TongoRad RE: eatthisny Feb 22, 2011 04:59 AM

        The standout slice at Mariella's is definitely the white slice. I'm not so crazy about their sauce, but they do get a nice character to their crust ; they seem to get some crazy heat out of their deck oven.

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        msny98 RE: gerardw Feb 20, 2011 03:33 PM

        In the other direction is Rigoletto on Columbus and 70th.

        208 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023

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          mahler5 RE: msny98 Feb 21, 2011 07:55 AM

          Sadly neither are good.

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            metfan630 RE: msny98 Feb 21, 2011 12:43 PM

            I like Francesco on Columbus bet'n 68th and 69th better than Rigoletto.

            186 Columbus Ave, New York, NY 10023

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              kim e RE: metfan630 Feb 25, 2011 10:57 AM

              I agree. I think Francesco is better than Rigoletto.

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                uwsgrazer RE: kim e Feb 25, 2011 06:55 PM

                I prefer La Traviata to Rigoletto, and probably Francesco. Okay, I admit it's best not to inspect sanitation conditions too closely. What Francesco has going for it is greater turnover of pies; pies can sit around a very long time at the other two, plus selection is limited other than at peak times.

                La Traviata
                101 W 68th St, New York, NY 10023

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            bigrooster81 RE: gerardw Feb 22, 2011 07:31 PM

            Without a shadow of a doubt it has to be Sacco's on 9th bet 54th and 55th.

            I miss that place so much now I have moved to the Village. Great tasty crust with just the right amount of airy crunch.

            Service is surly but the slice more than makes up for it.

            Sacco Pizza
            819 9th Ave, New York, NY 10019

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              Ali B RE: bigrooster81 Feb 25, 2011 11:16 AM

              Mmmm... I second Sacco's. It's great, especially the anchovies!

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