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Connecticut Among Top 5 States for Pizza

Another reason to love Connecticut 

Nine pizzerias in Connecticut named "Best" by The Daily Meal

Folks from The Daily Meal had a tough job this year, sinking their teeth into pizza pie after pizza pie until 101 “Best Pizzas In America” were identified.

The finest pizza of them all? Why, according to  The Daily Meal, the ultimate slice of heaven is made right here in Connecticut. Enter New Haven’s Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana and their White Clam pizza.

2018 marks The Daily Meal’s 7th ranking of America’s best pizzas. “This year, the experts finalized a list that spanned 20 states, narrowing the geographic scope from 2017 by three,” they explain. The foodie experts at The Daily Meal have identified 101 eateries across the nation with

The top five states for pizza included New York (36); California (10); Connecticut (9); New Jersey (7); and Illinois (6)

The Connecticut 9

#1 White Clam, Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana (New Haven, Connecticut)

#12 Tomato Pie, Sally’s Apizza (New Haven, Connecticut)

#13 Italian Bomb, Modern Apizza (New Haven, Connecticut)

#26 Hot Oil Bar Pie, Colony Grill (Stamford, Connecticut)

#57 Plain Pie, Ernie’s Pizzeria (New Haven, Connecticut)

#58 Special, Zuppardi’s (West Haven, Connecticut)

#64 Plain Pie, Roseland Apizza (Derby, Connecticut)

#66 Mashed Potato and Bacon, Bru Room at Bar (New Haven, Connecticut)

#80 Blue Skies, Coalhouse Pizza (Stamford, Connecticut)

Find out how The Daily Meal ranked their best pizza picks and who the expert judges were HERE.

View the complete list of eateries serving up the Best Pizza in America HERE.

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