People love to complain about Boston’s pizza scene, especially when compared with some larger cities, but there are actually plenty of incredible options around town, from decades-old classic pizzerias to the recent wave of wood-fired obsession — and everything in between.
Here are some of the spots that showcase the best of today’s Boston-area pizza world. In the interest of keeping to a fairly tight radius around Boston, this map omits the excellent South Shore bar pizza scene, which has its own separate map.
Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; it may pose a risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial COVID transmission. Note that as of January 15, 2022, restaurants in the city of Boston are required to check for proof of vaccination for customers dining indoors; this does not apply to those going inside just to pick up a takeout order. (Brookline and Salem have similar policies, although Brookline’s policy also covers outdoor dining.)
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This map was was originally published on July 28, 2017 and is updated periodically; the date of the most recent update appears above.Read More