With hundreds of pizza options available in Orlando, finding just the right match for your tastes can be a challenge. Chicago style pizza is easily found throughout Orlando, but there are a few places to track down the classic New York style at it’s best. If you’re tired of the thick crust and dense pie creations and yearning for a classic New York style slice, here’s where you’ll find the best restaurants and delivery options in Orlando:
NYPD Pizza is a franchise, offering some of Orlando’s most creative combination. It’s here that you’ll find the classic New York style crust at it’s best. The brick oven pizzas are available in 10″, 14″, 16″, and 18″ sizes, and the leading lineup includes the Mariano Pie, Bayside Biance (a white pizza), Tri-Borough BLT Pie, and the Brooklyn Bleu cheese and Buffalo Chicken Pie.
If you’re looking for something more simple, be sure to try the Manhattan Meat Lover’s Pie or the Famous Cheese Pie. NYPD Pizza also offers a complete menu of appetizers, calzones, pastas, and desserts. Eat-in specials are available throughout the week, so grab a coupon from the local newspaper for some great discounts. NYPD Pizza is located at 2589 S Hiawassee Road in Orlando, and 2947 Vineland Road in Kissimmee (your best pick if you’re staying at a resort). Call (407) 390-0170 for the Kissimmee location.
Gourmeto’s is down the street from the Marriott World Center, and a popular spot for takeout. Don’t let the simple menu fool you; the tasty pizza here is far from boring, and you’ll be picking up pizza here nightly after sampling the basic cheese and tomato thin crust. New Yorkers will definitely enjoy a taste of home here; the slices are the ‘foldable’ variety, and taste even better the following day. You’ll find it at 8216 World Center Drive in Orlando; call (407) 465-1818 to place an order or learn about the day’s specials.
Anthony’s Pizzeria and Restaurant
This restaurant can be founding downtown Orlando, but does offer delivery and take-out options. The owner worked at a pizzeria in New York City during the mid ’70s, and brought his skills down to Florida to share the craft of authentic New York pizza making with the masses. Today you’ll find a range of specialty pizzas including Spinach Bianca (one of the most popular on the menu), the Adriatic (ideal for vegetarians), and the classic Margharita. Available in 12″, 14″, or 16″ sizes, Anthony’s is a great spot to enjoy your New York classic in the outdoor restaurant setting, or as take out for a night indoors. Call (408) 898-7797 for ordering and delivery information.
This locally owned chain of pizza restaurants offers a complete menu of appetizers, salads, gourmet pizza, calzones, and pastas, but the lineup of New York style pies is the main feature. The owners grew up in New York, and their creations have one multiple ‘best pizza’ awards in Orlando and beyond. Look forward to made-from-scratch sauces, fresh toppings and generous servings of cheese on your pizza and entrees. Lil’ Anthony’s is located at 7001 International Drive and 2612 E. Colonial Drive in Orlando; call (407) 898-PIZZA for orders and other information.
Take out is your best option when ordering in the Orlando resort area, especially after 8 p.m when travelers can fill up most restaurants and leave you with an extended wait time. Enjoy a taste of New York on your next visit to Orlando at any of this top picks!