When you’re down to your last buck, or you’re in a hangry and in a sloshed state, perhaps the only grub within your immediate reach is the dollar slice. With late night hours at 24-hour restaurants and servings with a crusty base and a decent mix of sauce and cheese, plus some potential counter space, there are a number of cheap pizza spots still baking buck-priced pies. Here are New York pizza joints throughout the city where you can get cheap eats for $1.
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Spot this New York City-based chain with its noted logo and find hot, cheesy pies waiting for you. The bargain 'za chain boasts locations across the city, but for the most consistent slices, head to the St. Marks Place outpost, which turns out big-as-your-head slices with a crisp, bready crust.
Surprisingly spacious inside, this pie shop has got solidly good plain slices, as well as Italian entrees and specialty pizza that, of course, require a few extra bills. 231 1st Ave
This Bleecker Street pizzeria is regularly touted not only one of the best dollar-slice purveyors in the city, but even worthy of contending with real-deal New York pies, thanks to its creamy mozzarella, crushed-tomato sauce and char-blackened crust. 190 Bleecker St
Unlike many of its dollar-slice brethren, this local chain fires their fold-ups directly in the pizza oven, rather than setting them on screen racks. This gives ’em a nicely snappy crust to top with surprisingly flavorful sauce and fresh mozz. 381 Broadway and 493 Second Ave
This no-frills storefront doesn’t have much room for interior eating, but their slices are dished out quickly. 151 E 43rd St
You may find a line at times, but this pint-sized venue has been credited for its reasonable and well-sized slices. 150 E 2nd St
Late night visitors have said that their single-priced slices go quickly, so it may be best to come here for pre-outing pizza. 748 9th Ave
This no-frills storefront doesn’t have much room for interior eating, but their slices are dished out quickly. 201 E 34th St. B