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Dallas restaurant ranked among the top 50 pizzerias in America by international judging panel


An Italy-based organization dedicated to recognizing and ranking outstanding pizzas worldwide has ranked a Dallas restaurant among the top 50 pizza makers in America.

50 Top Pizza ranked Partenope Ristorante, Dino and Megan Santonicola’s Italian restaurant in dowtown Dallas, at Number 17. Partenope is the only Texas restaurant to crack the top half of the list; Il Forno in San Antonio ranked 32 and Bufalina Due in Austin was ranked 37. My list would have been different, Yours might be too.

50 Top says they send anonymous inspections to judge pizzerias across the U.S. The restaurants are assessed on quality of the dough and toppings, service, the wine and beer lists and customer service. The top-ranked 15 are then ranked in the organizations 100 best pizzerias of the world. That list is released in September.

New York’s Una Pizza Napoletana earned top ranks, followed by Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco, Ribalta in New York, Razza Pizza Artigianale in Jersey City and O’ Munaciello in Miami.

Here’s the 50 Top Pizza USA 2022 list:

1. Una Pizza Napoletana – New York, USA
2. Tony’s Pizza Napoletana – San Francisco, USA
3. Ribalta NYC – New York, USA
4. Razza Pizza Artigianale – Jersey City, USA
5. 0’ Munaciello – Miami, USA
6. Spacca Napoli Pizzeria – Chicago, USA
7. Song’ E Napule – New York, USA
8. La Leggenda Pizzeria – Miami, USA
9. Pizzana – Los Angeles, USA
10. Kesté Fulton – New York, USA
11. Ken’s Artisan Pizza – Portland, USA
12. Pizzeria Bianco – Phoenix, USA
13. Jay’s Artisan Pizzeria – Kenmore, USA
14. Ops – New York, USA
15. Doppio Zero – San Francisco, USA
16. Lovely’s Fifty Fifty – Portland, USA
17. Partenope Ristorante – Dallas, USA
18. Apizza Scholls – Portland, USA
19. Flour House – San Luis Obispo, USA
20. Forcella – New York, USA
21. Pizzeria Mozza – Los Angeles, USA
22. Roberta’s – New York, USA
23. Pizzeria Beddia – Philadelphia, USA
24. Mission Pizza Napoletana – Winston – Salem, USA
25. Inferno Pizzeria Napoletana – Darnestown, USA
26. A 16 – San Francisco, USA
27. San Matteo – Pizzeria e Cucina – New York, USA
28. Brick Fire Tavern – Honolulu, USA
29. Del Popolo – San Francisco, USA
30. Pasquale Jones – New York, USA
31. Forno Rosso – Chicago, USA
32. Il Forno – San Antonio, USA
33. Pasquale’s Pizzeria – South Kingstown, USA
34. Stanzione 87 – Miami, USA
35. Coals Artisan Pizza – Louisville, USA
36. Flour + Water Pizzeria – San Francisco, USA
37. Robert’s Pizza and Dough Company – Chicago, USA
38. Pomo – Scottsdale, USA
39. Bufalina Due – Austin, USA
40. Nostrana – Portland, USA
41. Basil & Barley Pizzeria Napoletana – Colorado Springs, USA
42. Angelina’s Pizzeria Napoletana – Irvine, USA
43. Scottie’s Pizza Parlor – Portland, USA
44. Cart-Driver RiNo – Denver, USA
45. Bricco Coal Fired Pizza – Haddon Township, USA
46. Roostica Wood-Fire Pizzeria – Key West, USA
47. Diavola – Indianapolis, USA
48. Spark Pizza – Redmond, USA
49. Fabrica Pizza – Tampa, USA
50. Craft 64 – Scottsdale, USA

photos: Partenope



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