Let’s get to the point, pizza is a subjective thing. An art form. The subject of many a late night debate in dorm rooms across America. And yep, we are totally going there. So ping us if you disagree, but here’s our list of the best pizza in Stamford. (in alphabetical order)
Address: 31 Belltown Road, Stamford, CT 06905
Phone: (203) 325-3400
For take-out, consider trying Belltown Pizza. This small, family owned pizzeria established in 1994, is a place where you come to find delicious, authentic foods that your grandmother used to make. This traditional pizzeria offers thin-crust cheesy pizza centrally located in the Belltown Neighborhood. All of their food is prepared daily on premises and served in traditional, rustic ambience, however they do not deliver. This is a great place to stop to grab a couple pies on your way home after a long day.
Address: 27 Ryan Street, Stamford, CT 06907
Phone: (203) 883-8883
Looking to order online and have pizza delivered? Bronx House Pizza is the place for you. Opening in 2016 by six-time World Pizza Champion Bruno DiFabio, this restaurant offers classic New York Style Pizza. DiFabio has also had some appearances on Food Network and is the owner of Amore on Hope Street. This small pizza joint is perfect for grabbing a quick slice or placing orders online for quick delivery. They have specialty or classic pizza toppings and Sicilian pizza as well. Conveniently located in Springdale, the Bronx House is perfect for pizza by the slice or order a whole pie for delivery.
Address: 85 High Ridge Road, Stamford, CT 06905
Phone: (203) 977-7700
Coalhouse is home to Stamford’s original coal-fired pizza. This restaurant is located in the Bull’s Head Shopping Center and offers indoor and outdoor seating. With 72 different craft beers, brunch, and Open Mic Night every other Thursday, this place is perfect for families or a friends night out. Coalhouse also offers many special events from New Years Eve Parties to Beer & Cheese Nights. Their pizza has a charred outer crust with a doughy inside, making it a delightful combination of crunchy and chewy. While Pizza is their signature food option, they also offer a wide variety of other foods and drinks, check them out!
Address: 172 Myrtle Ave, Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: (203) 359-2184
Back in 1935, a post-Prohibition tavern named Colony Grill opened in Stamford. Since then, Colony has become famous for their one-of-a-kind, thin-crust pizza. Pizza is the only option on the menu and many believe it is best served with their signature hot oil topping. There is also another unique pizza, their Breakfast Pie which is a great option for weekend brunch. These small pizzas can feed one to two people making them great for sharing. Colony Grill has four other locations all serving their famous thin-crust pizza. Whether your sitting at the bar with friends or at a booth with family, Colony Grill is the perfect place for any occasion.
Address: 120 Washington Blvd, Stamford, CT 06902
Phone: (203) 703-9080
Fortina already had a huge following when they joined the Harbor Point community. Their recipe for success is fresh ingredients, straightforward Italian cooking in wood fired ovens with a swift and efficient staff. At Fortina you can have your pizza with classic or specialty toppings. These personal wood fired pizzas have light airy crust with a crispy wood fired taste. Fortina’s crowd is a healthy mix of newbies and loyal patrons. On any given night you’ll see a variety of young patrons grabbing pizza and craft beer, to parents with school-age children having family dinner, to groups of men and women enjoying a night out.
The space is grand, with 28-foot ceilings, a lively rooftop bar, cool industrial lighting, tables and booths, and a large L-shaped bar. Subway tile and stacked tomato cans remain a signature look to their clean open space restaurant, of course.
Address: 230 Hope Street, Stamford, CT 06906
Phone: (203) 325-0660
Hope Pizza Restaurant has been family owned and operated since November 1979. They are known for their customer service, high quality, great tasting food, with large portions, all at a very reasonable price. Their freshly made, signature greek style pizza has crispy crust and is cut into small squares.
Hope Pizza is conveniently located just minutes from downtown Stamford. Go give them a try if you haven’t already, they surely won’t disappoint.