There are dozens of reasons to get a pizza delivered in NYC right now: the kids love it, you don’t feel like making dinner, classic comfort food, etc. But don’t forget: NYC also makes the best pizza in the world! New York City eateries need our support now, and local pizzerias are delivering and making pizzas for pickup. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite NYC restaurants delivering pizza right now, so you and the kids can still have a family pizza party with the best pies on Earth! Note: If at all possible, order from the restaurant directly (call them), not via an app or service, to ensure the people preparing your food receive the most financial support.
Sal & Carmine Pizza
A classic New York slice, Sal & Carmine Pizza is an NYC institution, and they deliver to a large swath of the Upper West Side. (Specifically, W. 118th Street to West 76th between Central Park West and Riverside.) you can also pick up your pie on Broadway at 102nd St.
Sal & Carmine Pizza
Upper West Side
Roberto Caporuscio (owner of the popular Kesté Pizza & Vino), and Antonio Starita, the third-generation owner of one Naples’ oldest and most revered pizzerias are coming through big time for NYC. The restaurant is delivering pizza (and wine) in Manhattan AND Brooklyn. (They are also donating pizzas to first responders.) Made in the Neapolitan tradition, the pies are wood-fired and the mozzarella is made in-house. Many people say the lightly fried pizza, the “Montanara Starita,” is a must. They also make a mean gluten-free pizza! See the latest news on its Facebook page.
309 W 50th St.
212-693-9030 or 212-243-1500
Mark Iacono achieved rock star status with his Carroll Gardens pizzeria, which die-hard fans say turns out the best pizza in NYC. (His legend grows: see this heartfelt Instagram post of him announcing a community kitchen for those in need .) The pizza?: Expect a delicious mix of sweet marinara, thin crust, aromatic herbs, and heavenly cheese. Currently, pickup starts at 1 p.m.; check Lucali Brooklyn’s Facebook page for updates.
575 Henry St.
Now’s the time to try one of the most legendary pizzas in New York! (Some people will go to the mat for this one; Anthony Bourdain was a big fan.) Since 1965, Domenico DeMarco has been personally hand-crafting the famous pies in the Midwood section of Brooklyn. Head to DiFara’s Facebook page for the latest info on when they will be open for pick-up orders—call yours in at 718-258-1367 ahead of time. They are also working with Seamless and Grubhub for delivery, using their drivers. Finally, you can order frozen DiFara through Goldbelly and have it shipped anywhere in the country!
1424 Avenue J
The pizza pride of Bushwick continues to serve! The Brooklyn storefront is open for takeout and delivery, and you can also pick up some frozen Roberta’s pies there, too. Want to share some Roberta’s love? They are also selling frozen pies through Goldbelly.
261 Moore St.
Astoria’s best is open and delivering! Home of the “Original Thin Crust Square” pizza, a Sicilian pizza made with just cheese and sauce (no toppings), Rizzo’s Fine Pizza in Astoria, Queens has been family-owned and operated for more than 60 years. They now also turn out ultra-thin Neapolitan pies and specialty pizzas as well.
Rizzo’s Fine Pizza
30-13 Steinway St.
Online : rizzosfinepizza.com
Prince Street Pizza
Prince Street Pizza is open for pick-up and delivery every day of the week! The shop is known for delicious pizza (the Spicy Spring Pie, with fra diavolo sauce, spicy pepperoni and fresh mozzarella is a favorite) as well as pepperoni cooked into cup-shaped perfection, perfect for holding drops of savory oil. Need pizza delivery downtown? Prince Street Pizza is the way to go.
Prince Street Pizza
27 Prince St.
Paulie Gee’s Slice Shop on Franklin Street in Greenpoint is taking order for pizza delivery (as well as wine and canned beer) via Caviar. The shop is also offering walk-up takeout option, with one person allowed in the store at a time.
110 Franklin St.
Sottocasa’s Neopolitan pizza can be yours if you live near Boerum Hill in Brooklyn or Harlem in Manhattan. These generous folks are also donating sustaining pizza to hospital staff—as well as those sheltering in place; they’ve recently offered a free pizza with the purchase of a bottle of wine!
298 Atlantic Ave.
227 Malcolm X Blvd.
L&B Spumoni Gardens
Home to a Sicilian square slice with chewy dough, cheese on the bottom and sweet sauce on top, this Gravesend institution was founded in 1939. Yes, you can get round pies here too, as well as its namesake spumoni, a molded gelato, typically made with three flavors and candied fruits and nuts.
2725 86th St.