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76 Solid

Emmett’s raison d’être is Chicago-style deep-dish pizza, but at heart, it’s a neighborhood bar with the winning laid-back vibe.

50 MacDougal St., New York, NY, 10012



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The lowdown

New York City need not fear Chicago’s deep-dish; they’re different animals, satisfying divergent needs. You go to Joe’s for a quick, foldable slice you can eat on the run. You go to Emmett’s for a buttery, pastry-crusted beast of a thing, with a blanket of stretchy cheese and a reservoir of zesty, super-seasoned sauce. It takes 25 minutes to make from start to finish, and another couple “to settle.” Plus utensils.

Robin Raisfeld and Rob Patronite

What you need to know

Recommended DishesGreek salad; large pizza with sausage.

DrinksBeer & Wine Only