Pizza and Pizzerias in the Hudson Valley

From the most inventive toppings to mobile pizza parlors, here is everything you need to know about getting a slice in the Valley



You’d be hard-pressed to go anywhere in America without passing at least one pizza place. The Italian dish ranks right up there with hot dogs and hamburgers as our nation’s favorite food — one New Jersey news site even called it the most popular food in the world.

From the most inventive toppings to mobile pizza parlors, here is everything you need to know about getting a slice in the Valley.

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Best Pizza Toppings in the Hudson Valley

With a little help from readers, we scoured the Valley‘s pizzerias to find toppings that were top-notch

 

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Most Popular Pizzeria Names in the Hudson Valley

Here’s a breakdown of the most popular pizza parlor names in the Hudson Valley
 

 

aloy's restaurant poughkeepsie

Oldest Pizzeria in the Hudson Valley: Aloy’s Italian Restaurant, Poughkeepsie

The grandaddy of pizza establishments in the Hudson Valley, Aloy’s Italian Restaurant opened in Poughkeepsie in 1929

 

tony's pizza kingston

Second-Oldest Pizzeria in the Hudson Valley: Tony’s Pizzeria, Kingston

Neighborhood hangout: Tony’s Pizzeria — the Valley’s second-oldest pizza parlor — still serves the same traditional pies
By Rosemary O’Connor
 
brick oven pizza

Brick Oven Pizzerias in the Hudson Valley

Does pizza cooked in a brick oven really taste better? Chef Giovanni Scappin gives us the scoop
 

 

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Thin Crust vs. Thick Crust Pizza

Which is better: thin-crust or thick-crust pizza?
 

 

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Does New York Water Make the Best Pizza Dough?

There’s something in the water: the Hudson Valley’s water supply makes a real difference in New York-style pizza crust

 

greek pizza

Sicilian and Grecian Pizza in the Hudson Valley

When in Sicily (or Greece): Local pizzerias toss up their best Sicilian and Greek pies
 

 

albany pizza wars

Albany Pizza Wars 2013

This means war! Two upstate venues host this year’s Albany Pizza Wars
 

 

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Hudson Valley Celebrities and Notable Locals Choose Their Favorite Pizzerias

Seeing stars: Local celebrities chime in on their favorite pizzerias in the Hudson Valley
 

 

agnello's pizza

Food Network’s Restaurant Stakeout TV Show Films Agnello’s Coal Burning Brick Oven Pizza in New City

Agnello’s in New City under the spotlight when Food Network’s Restaurant Stakeout comes a-callin’

 

pizza trucks

Pizza Trucks in the Hudson Valley

Two pizza trucks roll into the Hudson Valley: Pizza Luca and The Cookery’s DoughNation
 

 

pizza shop

Web Exclusive: The Pizza Shop Opens in Fishkill, NY

More pizza, please! Pizza Shop in Fishkill opens
 

 

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