(Updated on 1/31/24, Originally published 05/20/21) When you ask people where to get the best pizza, there’s only one answer…New Haven. New Haven, A.K.A. “The Elm City”, has been on the map for a pizza destination for decades.
The history of pizza in New Haven (traditionally known as apizza) dates back to the 1920s when Frank Pepe moved over from Italy and set up his own bakery. This is where he started selling his simple pizza that is still one of the most popular nearly 100 years later.
If you’ve never had New Haven pizza…first of all, what are you waiting for? Secondly, there is more than one kind of pizza you should experience. Not all pies are created equal, although they are equally delicious!
Are you ready to learn everything you need to know about New Haven pizza plus some interesting little fun facts? From where to go, to the most popular pizzas, it’s time to mangia! Here’s to the best pizza in New Haven!