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prima Mar 10, 2012 04:44 PM

Open to any type of pizza, any type of crust, any type of oven. Would prefer a place south of 57th.

I've got Otto, La Pizza Fresca, Numero 28, Zero Otto Nove and Forcella on my list so far. Thanks for any other ideas.

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Otto
1 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003

La Pizza Fresca
31 E 20th St, New York, NY 10003

Peasant
194 Elizabeth Street, New York, NY 10012

Numero 28
28 Carmine St, New York, NY 10014

ABC Kitchen
35 E 18th St, New York, NY 10003

Rubirosa
235 Mulberry St, New York, NY 10012

Zero Otto Nove
15 W 21st St, New York, NY 10010

Forcella
334 Bowery, New York, NY 10012

Numero 28
1431 1st Ave, New York, NY 10021

  1. prima Mar 15, 2012 09:24 AM

    Awesome. Thanks everyone!

    If you could only choose one of the places on the list, which would it be? I realize I have a great list here already, but I'm going to start with the one that gets the most recs! ;-)

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      RGR Mar 16, 2012 09:30 AM

      Keeping in mind that I haven't had the pizza in all the restaurants mentioned, of the ones I have tried, my pick would be Rubirosa, especially because I happen to prefer a very thin crust.

      Photos of Rubirosa pizzas can be seen in this set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/11863391@N03/sets/72157629441374859/

      http://thewizardofroz.wordpress.com

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        Hey19 Mar 16, 2012 01:00 PM

        Rubirosa has been my go to recently also.
        I know you are trying to narrow the list now, but Co. should prob be on the list, at least pre-narrow. ha.

        1. re: Hey19
          prima Mar 16, 2012 02:04 PM

          Thanks so much, RGR & Hey19. ;-)

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          Co.
          230 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001

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            k
            kathryn Mar 16, 2012 02:17 PM

            Co. is good BUT only takes reservations for parties of six or more and only before 6:30 PM.

            1. re: kathryn
              prima Mar 20, 2012 09:34 PM

              thanks for mentioning that, kathryn!

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          alepenazzi Mar 27, 2012 09:20 AM

          Being Italian and loving pizza since I was born I'd choose Numero 28 without a doubt...

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          jaba Mar 13, 2012 06:38 AM

          Donatella

          1. prima Mar 13, 2012 06:12 AM

            thanks everyone!

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            Donatella
            184 8th Ave, New York, NY 10011

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              apples Mar 12, 2012 01:03 PM

              Trattoria Dell'Arte makes an incredible paper thin pizza

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              Trattoria Dell'Arte
              900 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

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                foodwhisperer Mar 12, 2012 12:02 PM

                Add Cinque, Gigino, Arturo,Mezzogiorno, and Tre Sorelles to the list,

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                Arturo's
                106 W Houston St, New York, NY 10012

                Mezzogiorno
                195 Spring Street, New York, NY 10012

                Gigino
                323 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013

                Trattoria Cinque
                363 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013

                Tre Sorelle
                61 Reade St, New York, NY 10007

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                  Pan Mar 11, 2012 02:07 PM

                  With the caveat that I actually haven't tried any of the places mentioned in this list except for Otto, I would add Giorgione and Cacio e Vino.

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                  Cacio e Vino
                  80 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003

                  Giorgione
                  307 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013

                  1. uhockey Mar 11, 2012 06:36 AM

                    Forcella. Just do it. :-)

                    http://endoedibles.com

                    1. k
                      kathryn Mar 10, 2012 04:50 PM

                      I'd also add:
                      Rubirosa
                      Peasant
                      ABC Kitchen (whole wheat pizzas)

                      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/825688

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                      1. re: kathryn
                        prima Mar 10, 2012 07:29 PM

                        Thanks, kathryn !

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