People line up down the block for Grimaldi’s. This pizzeria has been around for several decades, and it’s famous for the blistered and chewy pies coming out of its coal-fired oven. So go ahead and brave the crowds for this better-than-average Neapolitan pizza - just know that this place is officially a tourist trap and might as well be in Little Italy. Check it if you want to weigh in on the best-pizza-in-NYC debate, however.
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