Brooklyn Pizza Restaurants and History

June 11th, 2019 by

traditional brooklyn-style pizza in a wood burning oven

When it comes to Brooklyn style pizza, you need to find a restaurant that offers an authentic Brooklyn experience. Surely, you’ve gotten the question from friends, family, and NYC tourists — ”what is Brooklyn style pizza?” Unlike the thick doughy crusted pizzas you may be used to, Brooklyn style pizza is very thin and, unlike regular New York style pizza, extremely crispy with the toppings finding their way to the edge of the pie. There are only a handful of pizza places that deliver this authentic style of pizza, and the best pizza in Brooklyn can be found at the following restaurants— check them out below, then check out our favorite bagel shops in the area.

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Speedy Romeo Brooklyn Pizza

Located in a former auto body shop, Speedy Romeo delivers wood-fired pizzas that are thin, crispy, and loved by all Brooklyn natives, even though the company hails from St. Louis. Though they’re known for their multi-cheese pizza, Speedy Romeo also offers marinara-based pizza when you’re looking for something more traditional.

Emmy Squared in Brooklyn

Take a trip in from Staten Island to Brooklyn’s Emmy Squared, which offers rectangle-styled pizza with thick, melty cheese and very thin crust. While here, you should taste their original dishes, like the Classic with cheese and sauce or the Deluxe with peppers, mushrooms, and sausage. If you want to try something a little more unique, consider the Hula Hog, which includes mozzarella, chiles, pineapple, and bacon.

Totonno’s Pizza

Totonno’s has been an icon in the Coney Island area for decades, and the coal-fired brick pizza oven ensures your pies are crispy and perfect. Known for their Margherita pizza, you’ll enjoy Brooklyn style pizza at its finest when you visit this location near Staten Island.

Giuseppina’s Brooklyn Pizza

This South Brooklyn pizzeria handles brick-oven pizza like no other. Owned by the same family who owns Lucali, Guiseppina’s provides great food with great service. Check out this dealership favorite near Manhattan!

Juliana’s Pizza

If you’re truly craving Brooklyn style pizza, Juliana’s Pizza is at the top of the Queens list. Not only will you enjoy all the different pizza options they provide—while still staying true to the Brooklyn style—you’ll also enjoy the atmosphere, which is great for a family dinner or a night out.

Di Fara Pizza

Di Fara Pizza has been delighting New York residents since 1965. There are two locations in Midwood and Williamsburg, and each are still family owned and operated. What’s even better? Di Fara’s delicious Brooklyn pizza can be shipped nationwide on Goldbelly.

Lucali Brooklyn

Want to try one of the best pizzas in New York? Be sure to visit Lucali. This dining destination has been rated number one in New York as well as second in the U.S. when it comes to pizza. Don’t miss out on visiting this iconic pizzeria.

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If you’re looking for our favorite pizza in Brooklyn, check out these restaurants. And if you’re looking for a great way to get to these pizza places near Queens, check out the vehicle inventory at BMW of Brooklyn. Our customers in Brooklyn are happy with the service we provide, so contact us today and bring a new vehicle home to Sunset Park.

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