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Old 11-07-2011, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Nassau, Long Island, NY
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Who do you think has the best pizza on Long Island?

Here's the latest top 10 reader poll from Newsday:

1. Umberto's of New Hyde Park
2. Colosseo of Port Jefferson Station
3. Little Vincent's of Lake Ronkonkoma
4. Little Vincent's of Huntington
5. Pappalardo's of Seaford
6. Gino's Restaurant and Pizzeria of Long Beach
7. Aegean II of Smithtown
8. Ancona of Valley Stream
9. Emilio's of Commack
10. Aegean Pizza of Holbrook

^^^
Suffolk 6
Nassau 4

Here are the LI Press "Best of LI 2010" Picks:

1. The Original Umberto’s of New Hyde Park
2. Little Vincent’s Pizza (Huntington and Lake Ronkonkoma)
3. Gino’s Pizzeria and Ristorante of Williston Park

^^^
Nassau 2
Suffolk (1 in 2 locations)

What are your favorites? How many of the ones on these lists have you been to and what do you think of their pizza?
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:49 PM
 
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Ginos in LB # 6? Terrible. Greasy, oily, overpriced pizza. I'd say Umberto's is great, though.
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:51 PM
 
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The only good pizza is in Brooklyn. This thread is useless.
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:52 PM
 
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Umberto's, yup, the best. Also like Grimaldi's in Garden City and Mama Theresa's/La Piazza.
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:56 PM
 
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Ginos in LB # 6? Terrible. Greasy, oily, overpriced pizza. I'd say Umberto's is great, though.
Of course, its from LB
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Old 11-07-2011, 12:59 PM
 
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Of course, its from LB
Can't just be that I don't like it?

2 slices of pizza and a soda should not cost 10$. My plate should not be saturated with grease, either.
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Old 11-07-2011, 01:01 PM
 
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crappy and crappier
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Old 11-07-2011, 01:03 PM
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I can honestly say that Little Vincent's is HIGHLY overrated in Ronkonkoma. It's good that it's open til 4am but its not phenomenal pizza.
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Old 11-07-2011, 01:05 PM
 
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do the folks in Philly get this way about their cheesesteaks? Regardless, it's too hard to rank something like this IMO. Best to put them in tiers or groupings of similar places.

Don't forget that the folks working in the kitchen in these joints have their good days and bad days just like anyone else.
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Old 11-07-2011, 01:11 PM
 
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Originally Posted by I_Love_LI_but View Post
Who do you think has the best pizza on Long Island?

Here's the latest top 10 reader poll from Newsday:

1. Umberto's of New Hyde Park
2. Colosseo of Port Jefferson Station
3. Little Vincent's of Lake Ronkonkoma
4. Little Vincent's of Huntington
5. Pappalardo's of Seaford
6. Gino's Restaurant and Pizzeria of Long Beach
7. Aegean II of Smithtown
8. Ancona of Valley Stream
9. Emilio's of Commack
10. Aegean Pizza of Holbrook

^^^
Suffolk 6
Nassau 4

Here are the LI Press "Best of LI 2010" Picks:

1. The Original Umbertoís of New Hyde Park
2. Little Vincentís Pizza (Huntington and Lake Ronkonkoma)
3. Ginoís Pizzeria and Ristorante of Williston Park

^^^
Nassau 2
Suffolk (1 in 2 locations)

What are your favorites? How many of the ones on these lists have you been to and what do you think of their pizza?
1,2, 7, 9, thumbs up (Branchinellis in Hauppauge is the same pizza Colosseo, Emilios is related to those 2 also through some divorce/family BS).

Little Vincents is very mediocre and you don't get much for your money. It's one of the closest places to where I live and I go a little further to other places that no one would even consider putting on that list. I don't get the buzz around that place.
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