Best of Boston

BEST Pizza

1993 BEST Pizza, Suburban

Caruso’s Pizzeria & Ristorante

Melrose

Mike Caruso calls his popular pie the Zazza. It’s a funny name for a pizza, but try one. You’ll be saying Zazza all the time. read more»

1992 BEST Pizza, Suburban

Sweet Peppers

Lexington

A superthin chewy crust that crunches even at the top of the wedge, and inspired flavor combinations, such as roasted eggplant and sundried tomato—now that’s pizza! read more»

1990 BEST Pizza

Michela’s

Cambridge

The crust is feathery light; the toppings range from earthy white beans and spicy sausage to scallops and calamari. This is not just pizza. read more»

1989 BEST Pizza

Michela’s Caffè

Cambridge

A thin-thin, light and crunchy crust, a drizzle of olive oil, a sprinkle of cheeses, and a scattering of perhaps pancetta, spinach, or artichoke. This is not just pizza. read more»

1988 BEST Pizza

Bertucci’s

Cambridge, Somerville, Brookline, and, soon, Boston

So what if it’s a chain? read more»

1986 BEST Pizza

DePasquale Brothers

Pizza is a serious business. Just ask Phil DePasquale, 70, who’s been a professional pizza maker since he was 11. The same Phil DePasquale who’s owned DePasquale Brothers Pizza, on Main Street in Medford, since 1939. The same Phil DePasquale… read more»

1986 BEST Pizza, Designer

Bertucci’s Pizza

Chic yet unpretentious, this popular family haunt has all the right ingredients: excellent food, reasonable prices, and boccie to boot. read more»

1985 BEST Pizza, North End

Pizzeria Regina

Boston

Regina’s gotten a bad rap because the chain outlets haven’t matched the original. Trust us: the original’s still terrific. read more»

1985 BEST Pizza, Outside the North End

Bertucci’s

Cambridge

Bright, roomy dining area; great variety of pizzas. And a boccie court to boot. read more»

1984 BEST Pizza

Christie’s Pizza

East Boston

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