Each year, food blog "The Daily Meal" asks readers as well as their own experts to rank the best pizzas in America. This year's survey considered over 1,000 pies from across the United States, and covered several regional styles; including Neapolitan, Sicilian, New York, Connecticut, California, Detroit, St. Louis, bar pie, deep-dish, grandma... and many more.
This year, nine Connecticut pizza restaurants claimed spots in the '101 Best Pizzas in America' list, with the White Clam pizza at Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven retaining its crown at number one.
Here are the nine ranked Connecticut restaurants in the survey:
#1 - White Clam, Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana (New Haven)
#12 - Tomato Pie, Sally's Apizza (New Haven)
#13 - The Italian Bomb, Modern Apizza (New Haven)
#26 - Hot Oil Bar Pie, Colony Grill (Stamford)
#57 - Plain Pie, Ernie's Pizzeria (New Haven)
#58 - Special, Zuppardi's (West Haven)
#64 - Plain Pie, Roseland Apizza (Derby)
#66 - Mashed Potato and Bacon, BAR (New Haven)
#80 - Blue Skies, Coalhouse Pizza (Stamford)