Your trip to Italy may still just be a fantasy, but that doesn't mean you can't fake it.
Most of Harlem's top pizza spots now offer al fresco dining, so be sure to grab a table, order your favorite pie—and don't forget the vino.
Harlem Pizza Co. 135 W 116th St between Lenox and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
Thick-crusted pies matched with fresh toppings.
227 Malcolm X Blvd between W 121st and W 122nd Sts
Neopolitan pizza—think supersoft, chewy crusts—in endless varieties.
1260 Amsterdam Ave and W 122nd St
Bubbling pizzas—and deeply satisfying pastas—from Babbalucci's sister restaurant (see below).
331 Lenox between W 126th and W 127th Sts
Fresh-as-can-be wood-fired pies served on the sidewalk in the heart of Harlem.
1600 Amsterdam Ave and W 139th St
Straight-from-the-oven pizzas both traditional and creative—the "Vodka" includes creamy pink sauce, fresh mozz, and scallions.
3658 Broadway and W 151st St
Crackling brick-oven pizzas with Italian roots—the menu is inspired by the owners' Italian grandmothers.