In New York alone, over 500,000 pizzas are made and eaten every day in colorful and exceptional styles. This sums up to about 15.2 million pizzas per year. Crazy right? Sure is.
Brooklyn plays host to quite a number of iconic and amazing pizza joints with Dumbo owning a reasonable percentage of it.
Talk about a pizza war, New York Post recorded that L & B Gardens opened a shop on Old Fulton Street in Dumbo — right across two already rivaling pizza legends, Grimaldi’s and Juliana’s.
Dumbo offers a charming little neighborhood with beautiful sights, tasty meals, finger foods, and amazing spots for the best pizza you can find anywhere.
Whether you’re looking for colorful toppings, more doughs, veggies, or custom-made pizza, the creatively oriented neighborhood offers everything, and at affordable prices too.
If this waters your tongue and you can already feel the pie of pizza melt in your mouth then check out the best pizzas in Dumbo. All stops are perfect spots.
Best Spots For a True Dumbo Pizza Experience
- Juliana’s Pizza
- Dellarocco’s Brick Oven Pizza
- Front Street Pizza
- L&B Spumoni Gardens
- Grimaldi’s Pizzeria
- Cecconi’s Dumbo
- Ignazio’s Pizza
- Time Out Market New York
- My Little Pizzeria
1. Juliana’s Pizza
- 19 Old Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
- + 1 718-596-6700
Located close to Brooklyn bridge, the #1 pizzeria in the United States rated by TripAdvisor offers incredible pizza with mouthwatering toppings and fantastic doughs at cheap prices. And guess what? The pizzas are very huge and filling.
Depending on your preference, her versatile menu gives you a perfect balance of cheese and sauce.
Juliana’s pizza is well known for her amazing and friendly customer service with fabulous views of Manhattan Island and your favorite drinks to piping it down.
Do you also want to enjoy Italian vibes? The menu offers Italian-styled pizza with no marinara sauce or tomato so you get to feel the taste of other ingredients and enjoy its texture.
Juliana’s pizza is open from Mondays to Tuesdays(11:30 am – 3:15 pm, 4:00 pm-9:00 pm) but be sure to go in time as there is always a good reason for a long queue.
- 849 Manhattan Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222, United State
- + 1 718-389-5300
When you talk about delish pizzas, drinks, friendly staff, and quick service, then this rooftop pizza spot located on Manhattan Ave should be your first stop.
This beautiful spot located on Manhattan Ave is at the pier park area, a few steps away from the NYC ferry.
You can also get a gluten-free option for the crust or vegan cheese in perfect taste and texture.
Not to mention the incredible view? The views of Manhattan from the rooftop seating at sunset are breathtaking and definitely not one to miss. In a humid atmosphere, you can choose to eat under the umbrellas arranged outside.
If you’re looking for a comfy spot to dine and enjoy delectable pizzas, then grab your credit cards for a take-out at this pizza shop.
Fornino opens from Tuesdays to Fridays (5:00 am – 10:00 pm), Saturdays (12:00 pm – 10:00 pm), and Sundays (12:00 pm – 9:00 pm).
3. Dellarocco’s Brick Oven Pizza
- 214 Hicks St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
- + 1 718-858-1010
Dellarocco’s brick oven pizza offers basic but divinely oven-fried, thin crust with gluten-free and vegan option pizzas.
Its less rowdy weekday afternoon treats are the perfect time to enjoy your preferred pizza plus the open wood-fired oven at end of the restaurant keeps you warm during the cold days.
If you like, you can go for the red pizza with a tomato base or rich white sauce or you can choose to settle for her delicious White pizza.
The professional, respectful, and helpful waiters add a beautiful ambiance to the airy, minimalist restaurant.
Dellarocco’s Brick Oven Pizza opens from Tuesdays to Thursdays (12:00 pm – 9:30 pm), Fridays to Saturdays (12:00 pm – 10:00 pm), and Sundays (12:00 pm – 9:30 pm).
4. Front Street Pizza
- 80 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
- +1 718-875-3700
Front Street Pizza is home to massive slices of fresh and nicely done pizza. They also have a gluten-free pizza option in case you want to take out the wheat and rye from your diet.
The atmosphere is so welcoming, that you immediately feel at home. The very helpful staff can modify your pizza just how you want it and help you navigate your way around the menu paying close attention to your allergies and/or diet.
Vegans, meatatarians, and whoever wants to enjoy freshly made pizza based on your preferences are all welcome.
I especially love the crunchy crust of the spicy pepperoni pizza and the variety of sauce recipes they have.
You can also try the Margarita pizza. It’s to die for. Be ready to get your vaccine card checked too.
Front Street Pizza opens from Mondays to Fridays (10:00 am – 9:00 pm), Saturdays (11:00 am – 9:00 pm), and Sundays (11:00 am – 8:00 pm).
5. L&B Spumoni Gardens
- 2725 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11223, United States
- +1 718-449-1230
Located in the Gravesend neighborhood of Brooklyn and once featured on the cooking show, Man V. Food, the Italian-American restaurant offers generous portions of delicious pizzas, good service, and a spacious parking lot. A good thing in Dumbo if you ask me.
Plus you may also get a complementary spumoni — a creamy deliciousness and the garden’s favorite.
A highlight of the garden’s menu is the Silica pizza. Try it with the cheese under the sauce. Those will be the best sheets of Sicilian pizza you’ll ever eat.
It has very fresh calamari and delicious sauce and very simple and delicious baked clams. Everything balanced so well.
The garden also has a beautiful sit-out area and is crazy about attending to your orders fast.
Try this place for a classic experience of your favorite pizza or the garden’s favorite.
L & B Spumoni Garden is open from Mondays to Sundays (11:00 am to 11:30 pm).
6. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria
- 1 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
- +1 718-858-4300
Get your taste buds hooked on your first bite of deliciously prepared pizza in a perfect environment, and with excellent staff.
The variety of finger-licking pizzas ranges from White sauce pizza with pepperoni to her crispy Traditional pizza and the menu’s favorite, Don makes you feel like you’re taking a step back in time into NY Pizzeria. The waitress was friendly and helpful!
The portions are also very huge. Two large Dons can feed 7 people and you get attended to very quickly.
You can order at the bar and eat there or wait to be fetched a table. There’s always a takeout option so you can grab your favorite flavors on a go.
You should however try sitting by the window and viewing the Brooklyn Bridge. Don’t deny yourself that pleasant experience.
Make sure to get there before the lunch and dinner crowd. The shop gets full pretty quickly. A good indicator of how good the food is here if you ask me.
This is a great find and a perfect pizza location to tick off your checklist whenever you are in Dumbo.
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria opens from Mondays to Sundays (11:30 am – 10:00 pm).
7. Cecconi’s Dumbo
- 55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
- +1 718-650-3900
Cecconi’s Dumbo is a modern-day exemplary Italian eatery with well-prepared foods that are expertly served.
You get huge servings (literally no room for dessert), tasty dishes, and a beautiful ambiance — you wouldn’t even want to leave this aesthetically pleasing spot.
Get stuffed with awesomely prepared pizzas (the wood-fired pizza is my favorite on the menu) at reasonable prices and with a soothing view of the busy Brooklyn Bridge to your left and the Manhattan Bridge right in front of you.
Grab a seat by the window. You can’t beat the views!
Even with the 6:30 pm crowd on Saturday night, the friendly and professional staff will attend to your orders as swiftly as you can think.
It’s a wonderful setting for your date nights but make sure to call ahead for reservations.
Cecconi’s Dumbo is open from Mondays to Saturdays (12:00 pm – 11:00 pm), Sundays (12:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
8. Ignazio’s Pizza
- 4 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
- +1 718-522-2100
Located just across the Brooklyn Bridge is Ignazio’s Pizza which offers proper Italian pizzas with amazing smells and even better taste.
It has an outdoor area for eating just in case you want to enjoy the air or you made a stroll-in with your pet.
The pizza menu is made to suit whatever your preferences may be. From thin to thick crust pizzas with just the amount of sauce or toppings you desire, you’d surely not be able to leave a slice uneaten.
I enjoy my Sicilian pizza with enough sauce, lots of cheese, ample pepperoni, and fresh basil. You can try it too. It has an amazing taste. You’ll enjoy every bite.
The outdoor courtyard is also a beautiful spot to enjoy your meal and it gets cozy during warmer months.
You can buy pizza by the slice, so you don’t need to purchase an entire pie, making it easy to try different menu items.
And guess what? The Brooklyn Ice Cream is right across the street serving up delicious cones. So you can grab a slice here and rush across to melt it with tasty ice cream flavors.
Ignazio’s pizza is open from Mondays to Sundays (12:00 pm:8:30 pm).
9. Time Out Market New York
- 55 Water St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
- +1 917-810-4855
This twin-dine spot in Water street poses an amazing scene for food and drinks.
Take coffee downstairs and head to the rooftop for slices of perfectly made pizza with great customer service.
It is a great place to hang out and do people-watching at the same time. Pure fun between awesome bites!
It also has a lot of good food options and a very cool ambiance.
Mondays to Sundays (8:00 am – 10:00 pm).
10. My Little Pizzeria
- 114 Court St, Brooklyn, NY 11201, United States
- +1 718-643-6120
Get into the New York pizza vibes in this simple and super-casual pizza spot with amazingly inexpensive options. Every slice was made with so much love and you can taste it.
You can sit inside and in her large sitting area comfortable enough for groups while munching slices of your favorite pizza flavor or choose to grab on a few slices as you head home.
They get crowded around dinner time as people are also grabbing quick slices to take home. So be prepared for a little queuing.
There is plenty of seating spaces and a very tidy restroom so you can tend to your bowel issues in the safest of conditions.
Get a quick slice on the go in this friendly spot with a delicious pizza menu.
There’s free delivery for all online orders so go on the website and start placing your orders.
My Little Pizzeria opens from Thursdays to Fridays (10:00 am – 10:00 pm), and Saturdays (11:00 am – 10:00 pm).
Whatever your preferred pizza flavor is — classic, regular, special, customized, or something that steals the show, Dumbo is sure the best area to start and finish your search.
From the Italian touch to the American finesse, you’re always promised the best pizza experience in any of the spots highlighted.
And the proximity between them makes it easy to try out different menus and get what exactly suits your buds.
Not to mention the beautiful sights and views of the city you get to enjoy from these restaurants. Amazing!
If you live in Dumbo or you’re making a pass through the city, then you should break the rush of the day and enjoy the sights and sounds of the city with perfectly made pizza from any of these shops.
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