1524 Neptune Ave., Brooklyn
A gothic crust, a sloppy splash of sauce, and thesweetest, freshest mozzarella. The best of its kind bya wide margin ($15.75).
140 W. 13th St.
Mecca for grilled-pizza lovers. Try the Siciliano withcumin-scented ricotta ($14).
108-26 Ascan Ave., Forest Hills
1814 Second Avenue, at 94th St.
Consistently great, made with top-notch ingredients,and the city’s best cannoli to boot ($13).
27 E. 28th St.
Gonzo’s Vincent Scotto taught the staff here howto properly grill a pizza, and they haven’tslipped since his departure ($10).
Di Fara Pizza
1424 Ave. J, Brooklyn
The trash cans are overflowing, and the fansdon’t work, but the regular pies ($14) andslices are sublime, the Sicilian even better.
2287 First Ave., nr. 117th St.
This dark, ancient pizza joint still turns out alovely, no-frills thin-crust pie ($10).
200 Park Ave., at 45th St.
Neapolitan-style pizza sold by the individual pie($14) or the half-meter ($28).
Sullivan Street Bakery
73 Sullivan St.
It stands to reason: The city’s premier bakermakes great pizza with a superb crust. Try the Popeyepie ($12) and the pomodoro slice ($1).
Joe & Pat’s
1758 Victory Blvd., Staten Island
A thin-crust pie that outshines borough bossDenino’s ($12).
195 Spring St.
An undersung restaurant pizza: superthin crust,terrific fresh mozzarella ($14).