Best of Boston

2008 Best Pizza, Traditional


This pizza hasn’t changed in more than 100 years, and why should it? The blackened crust is chewy and crunchy by turns, the savory tomato sauce heady with garlic. And the heavy hand with toppings is a rare generous gesture that the gruff staff does its best to underplay.

111 Chelsea St., East Boston, 617-567-9871,