Best Pizza, Traditional in Boston

2011 Best Pizza, Traditional

Santarpio’s

East Boston

A warning sign should be posted on Santarpio’s front door: EAT THESE PIES AT YOUR OWN RISK. Because when those pepperoni-and-sausage-strewn slices hit your table just seconds after being pulled…Read More

2008 Best Pizza, Traditional

Santarpio’s

East Boston

This pizza hasn’t changed in more than 100 years, and why should it? The blackened crust is chewy and crunchy by turns, the savory tomato sauce heady with garlic. And…Read More

2005 Best Pizza, Traditional

Santarpio’s Pizza

East Boston

Long before the neighborhood became known for high-end loft conversions and favorable price-per-square-foot ratios, Santarpio’s was making superlative pizza in East Boston. Now in its fourth generation in the pie-slinging…Read More

2004 Best Pizza, Traditional

Pizza Oggi

Jamaica Plain

Let the gourmets pile on their trendy precious toppings; the best serious classic pizza is the kind that gets the basics right. This barely decorated brick storefront in Jamaica Plain…Read More

2003 Best Pizza, Traditional

Pizzeria Regina, North End Branch

Boston

There’s no shortage of great pizza in this town, but the place we always come back to is the original North End home of Pizzeria Regina. Ignore the outposts at…Read More

2002 Best Pizza, Traditional

Santarpio’s Pizza

East Boston

Forget the perfunctory décor and out-of-the-way address, Santarpio’s pies are the zenith of ‘za, delivered dangerously hot from the depths of a loud and steamy backroom. Some say the secret…Read More

2001 Best Pizza, Traditional

Little Stevie’s

Boston

Miss your adolescence? The Formica booths at Little Stevie’s aren’t just seats, they’re time machines that sweep you right back to braces, babysitting money, and after-school specials. And the pizza’s…Read More

1998 Best Pizza, Traditional

Pizzeria Regina

Boston

The old-school North End spot still serves up all the heavy bustle, cheap wine, and surly service required of a traditional pizza joint. And their slices are still the meanest…Read More

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