Best Pizza in Boston

2015 Best Pizza

Stoked Wood Fired Pizza Co.

If you had told us that the pizza that would wow us most this year a) was the brainchild of the former Letters to Cleo bassist and b) came out…Read More

2015 Best Pizza

Regina Pizzeria

Boston

This was a winner in our 2015 Best of Boston Readers’ Poll. See all the 2015 winners…Read More

2014 Best Pizza

Galleria Umberto

Boston

Thick and fluffy with just the right amount of crunch, Umberto’s Sicilian crust is the perfect vessel for a complete smothering of herbed tomato sauce and bubbly, browned cheese. Just…Read More

2012 Best Pizza

Santarpio’s

East Boston

For a pizza joint, this Eastie institution has more than its fair share of character—thick Boston accents, a Sinatra-loaded jukebox, and rough (yet deep down, totally lovable) servers. And then…Read More

2012 Best Pizza

Santarpio’s

East Boston

For a pizza joint, this Eastie institution has more than its fair share of character—thick Boston accents, a Sinatra-loaded jukebox, and rough (yet deep down, totally lovable) servers. And then…Read More

2009 Best Pizza

Picco

Boston

Previous years have seen this contest split into mini categories like ‘Best Thin Crust’ and ‘Best Toppings.’ But it’s time to set aside compiled-ish things and commit to a single,…Read More

2007 Best Pizza

Woody’s Grill and Tap

Boston

Hidden away in the Fenway, Woody’s comes as close to a genuine Cheers experience as you’ll get. Everyone’s a regular—the chewy wood-fired crusts and notably reasonable prices make sure of…Read More

2006 Best Pizza

Galleria Umberto

Boston

Galleria Umberto’s Sicilian pizza, like Scarlett Johansson, is a dish that needs no adornments. The family recipe relied on by the lunch-only establishment has changed little in more than 40…Read More

1997 Best Pizza

Emma’s Pizzeria

Cambridge

In this confusing era of haute-cuisine pizza and the low-rent greasy stuff, we almost forgot what we were after—until we got to Emma’s. Sure, it’s got the fancier toppings, but…Read More

1996 Best Pizza

Santarpio’s Pizza

Boston

This pizza is just right: thin toothsome crust, flavorful sauce, perfect amount of mozzarella. A true classic that can’t be beat…Read More

1990 Best Pizza

Michela’s

Cambridge

The crust is feathery light; the toppings range from earthy white beans and spicy sausage to scallops and calamari. This is not just pizza…Read More

1989 Best Pizza

Michela’s Caffè

Cambridge

A thin-thin, light and crunchy crust, a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkle of cheeses, and a scattering of perhaps pancetta, spinach, or artichoke. This is not just pizza…Read More

1986 Best Pizza

DePasquale Brothers

<p>Pizza is a serious business. Just ask Phil DePasquale, 70, who’s been a professional pizza maker since he was 11. The same Phil DePasquale who’s owned DePasquale Brothers Pizza, on…Read More

1981 Best Pizza

Emma’s

Cambridge

With Santarpio’s retired into the Hall of Fame, the prize goes across the river…Read More

1980 Best Pizza

Santarpio’s

East Boston

Year after year, even without Mike Eruzione’s father behind the bar…Read More

1978 Best Pizza

Santarpio’s

Just on the other side of the Callahan Tunnel. A tasty thin crust supports the exquisite goo (the tomato sauce is distinctively sweet). Livingston Taylor’s wife’s favorite comes with onion,…Read More

1976 Best Pizza

Regina Pizzeria

Boston

Regina is the patron saint of pizza; she guarantees thick crusts and an abundance of tomato paste and cheese. A multitude of extras is available…Read More

1975 Best Pizza

The European

Boston

The crust is so crisp, the tomato and cheese so lush that some men would gladly trade an evening with Gina Lollobrigida for a single slice—not many, granted, but some…Read More

1974 Best Pizza

Regina’s

Boston

Regina’s in the North End is tops, but it’s no secret—you might have to wait in line…Read More

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