Who's got the best pizza in CT?

Who's got the best pizza in CT?

There are 147 comments on the Hartford Courant story from May 24, 2008, titled Who's got the best pizza in CT?. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

I've tried most of what's been submitted, and I confidently say the best pizzerias in CT are: 1) Pepe's Pizza - Italian/New Haven style pizza 2) Ernie's Pizzeria - Italian/New York style pizza 3) Roseland ...

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Clinton, CT

#1 Jun 30, 2008
My palate can honestly say that Minervini's Pizza in East Haven is the best. I grew up in New Haven and Nate used to be the main Pizza maker at Palm Beach Pizza on Grand Ave. in New Haven. I'm sorry Pepe's is not the best anymore, their pizza got way too thin and the sauce is runny. So go to Minervini's in East Haven and I assure that you will have a fantastic pizza pie. The Calzones are also a dream.
Grand Appizza is also another good one, formerly on Grand Ave. The brothers are now in business in East Haven and CLinton, Ct.
Cheryl from Westbrook CT

Clinton, CT

#2 Jun 30, 2008
Minervini's on Main St. Tell Nate that Cheryl sent you.
Jose Mendez

Berlin, CT

#3 Jul 1, 2008
Little Rendezvous in Meriden.
Vazzy's in Bridgeport.
Peppe's in New Haven.

Newington, CT

#4 Jul 1, 2008
Elm Hill in Newington

United States

#5 Jul 1, 2008
I do. Grandad's "secret" recipe straight from Federal Hill in Providence, R.I.. All fresh ingredients. Greenhouse tomatoes year round. Dough from scatch. Spices and herbs from my herb garden. Sausage "sawzeech" from my uncle Johnny. Fresh "mootzarell" from grandma Enza. Baked on a stone in a homemade brick oven. Haven't paid for a commercial pie in years.

West Simsbury, CT

#6 Jul 1, 2008
Modern Pizza, New Haven is the best there is!

Some other runner ups are:

Pepe's the Spot
Marco's in Branford
Bar in New Haven


Farmington, CT

#7 Jul 2, 2008
In the Northwest corner the best place for good pizza is Vinnie's in Middlebury. Thick, crunchy crust, excellent sauce and great service. Best to call ahead on weekends.

East Hartford, CT

#8 Jul 2, 2008
Vazzy's is Awesome pizza
Captain's on Boston Ave is my all time favorite
Little City Pizza in Simsbury is good too!!!

I choose to make my own because of palors getting too crowded. I hate rude hungry people!
Bruce Knowlman

Berlin, CT

#9 Jul 2, 2008
I love all pizza.
Bring on the food! "Hey, Hey, Hey"
Skip DePerne

Taiyuan, China

#10 Jul 8, 2008
Did somebody say pizza? Count me in.
Skip DePerne

Zhengzhou, China

#11 Jul 8, 2008
Did somebody say pizza? Count me in.
Alphonse Credenza

West Hartford, CT

#12 Jul 8, 2008
Minervini's / East Haven
Amato's / New Haven
Luigi's / North Haven

Also really good:

Modern / New Haven
Old Worldwith / Hamden (for wheat pizza)

Dallas, TX

#13 Jul 8, 2008
Have to agree with Kat - Modern in New Haven is best. The Wooster Street mainstays aren't too shabby either. New Haven is the pizza capital of the world.

“Elm City's Finest”

Since: Jun 08

New Haven/Shelton

#14 Jul 8, 2008
1. Modern - just cheese is awesome
2. Pepe's - classic
3. Bar - their potato pizza is bangin'

United States

#15 Jul 11, 2008
John & Marias in East Haven
FiveBucks Coffee

Berlin, CT

#16 Jul 21, 2008
Count OUT Mystic Pizza. They are running on the hype created by the movie. The pies are not very good, and they rush you to finish, so they can get the next suckers in line to spend money.
Don't waste your money at Mystic Pizza.


Since: Apr 07

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#17 Jul 21, 2008
You guys have the *best* pizza!
Larry the Cable Guy

Hartford, CT

#18 Jul 21, 2008
Little Rendevous in Meriden ....a little hole on Pratt Street but MAN......do they make good pizza ....another place ... Jerry's in Middletown .... but sample them REAL SOON because the building he is in is being demolished and rebuilt as the new Shop Rite so he will be closed for a year......and lastly... Napoli Pizza in Wallingford ....always a good choice ...Louis in Wallingford is not shabby either ...

Ashburn, VA

#19 Jul 21, 2008
buck's corner pizza in glastonbury-

Irvine, CA

#20 Jul 21, 2008
Foxy Pizza, Glastonbury
Peppie's Pizza, New Haven
Dino's Pizza, Norwich

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