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Where to Find the Best Pizza in America  

Chef Jen
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Where to find the best pizza in America is a question often asked by pizza aficionados and those who just enjoy a nice slice once in a while alike. While it's easy to get a generic slice of pizza almost anywhere in the United States, these top American cities for pizza offer the tastiest and most unique styles of pizza around.

In the classic battle of which US city has the best pizza, two names always dominate the conversation, Chicago and New York City. Each city's residents will swear their pizza is the best and often let you know how their competitor's pie simply doesn't measure up. In the end, it's a matter of taste. New Yorkers will favor the thin crust, foldable New York-style pizza while Chicagoans live and die by the flaky and filling Chicago-style deep dish.

But good pizza is not limited to these locations with dozens of other cities serving up impressive pizza around the country. Providence, Rhode Island, is a favorite of many with a unique grilled pizza like no other. In Boston, Massachusetts, you can find slices adorned with unconventional yet highly delicious pizza toppings like lobster. Even Philadelphia delivers a great pizza, and, yes, Philly steak pizza is on the menu.

So while your personal favorite city for pizza in the US may depend on the pizza crust style and toppings you enjoy best, any pizza lover owes it to themselves to savor the different pizza styles in these American cities. Weigh in on your favorite city for pizza by voting below, adding any not listed or re-ranking this list below!
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New York City is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
New York
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Chicago is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Illinois
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New Haven is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Connecticut
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Detroit is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
kaylive added Michigan
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Philadelphia is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Pennsylvania
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St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
zxray added Missouri
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Boston is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Massachusetts
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Buffalo is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
zxray added New York
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Trenton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
New Jersey
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Pittsburgh is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
zxray added Pennsylvania
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Yonkers is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Kassie Lanzarotta added New York, USA
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Providence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Rhode Island
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Los Angeles is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
California
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Minneapolis is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Minnesota
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San Francisco is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
California
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San Diego is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
California
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Kansas City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Missouri
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Las Vegas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
RobLein added Nevada, USA
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Baltimore is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
zxray added Maryland
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Washington, D.C. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Dani Porter added
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Kenosha is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Michael Shafer added Wisconsin, USA
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Phoenix is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
JosefMueller added Arizona, USA
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Austin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Texas
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Portland is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
Oregon
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Bloomington–Normal, Illinois is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Where to Find the Best Pizza in America
greg-snodgrass added Bloomington–Normal, Illinois Illinois, USA