A gold standard among Philly pizzas (with prices to match), Vetri pies are seemingly simple but marvelously complex in taste. The pies are made with carefully sourced ingredients and prepared with an exact science in mind: They bake in a 650-degree, wood-fired oven for precisely three minutes. The margherita pizza is a good starting point, followed up by the Sicilian-tuna Tonno for a more adventurous flavor. For dessert, stick around for the Nutella pizza, baked with oozing marshmallow.
If you think amazing comfort food in this city begins and ends at the best Philly cheesesteak in Philadelphia and pretzels, you’ve never tried the best pizza in Philadelphia. Whether you’re looking for a quick, cheap slice or a gourmet pie from a local top chef, this guide leads you to all the must-try spots for delicous, oozy, hits-all-the-right-spots pies. Pro tip: Many of these restaurants are open late, giving you ample chance to follow up your Philadelphia nightclubs excrusions with a slice or six of the best pizza in Philadelphia. Hangovers won’t stand a chance—especially if you kick off the next morning at one of the best coffee shops Philadelphia has to offer.
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