Who doesn’t like a good pie now and then? You don’t have to go into the city to taste the real deal. There are some places in Peekskill that will tantalize your taste buds with an outstanding slice!

Nonna’s Brick Oven Pizzeria & Restaurant

Nonna’s Pizzeria is a real favorite with the locals. This family-owned business loves to treat customers like family. They run combo specials that are good every day but Friday. The soft crust pizza that they serve is delicious. Unusual toppings, along with traditional combinations, make this pizzeria an adventure worth exploring.

Amici Pizzeria

Amici is the real deal. The pizza and Italian dishes have the flavor of Northern Italy. You’ll feel at home from the minute you walk in the door. They offer NYC style pizza, thin and thick crust. You won’t see a lot of exotic combinations here, mostly just the classics. Interesting to note that they havetwo sides to their restaurant. Amici is for pizza and sandwiches. However, if you’re looking for a sit-down Italian dinner, Ravenna Osteria is right next door.

Forno Brick Oven Pizzeria

There’s nothing like a brick oven pizza crust, and Forno has it down to an art form. Don’t wait too long to go there. It can get busy, and seating in the dining room can be limited. They do a lot of carryout business in addition to their customers that dine in. You won’t want to miss this pizza experience. They also have delicious pasta dishes and salads!

Gleason’s

This is the joint in Peekskill to come to for gourmet pizza. How about trying an arugula octopus pizza? What about abroccoli rabe and sausage pizza? They have several options availableincluding flatbread pizzas. If you’re feeling hungry and looking for something new, come to Gleason’s! The staff is friendly, and they have a kid’s menu with combinations the little ones will love.

My Favorite Pizza Place

About 4 miles outside Peekskill, in Mohegan Lake, you can find My Favorite Pizza Place. You can order the “Family Feast” to feed a family of four for $28.00!This feast includes a large cheese pie baked to perfection, a large green salad, a side order of chicken wings, a pasta dinner with marinara sauce,garlic bread, and a 2-Liter bottle of soda. Talk about value!

Bear Mountain Pizza &Café

If you can travel to Highland Falls, about four and a half miles outside of Peekskill, you can grab some pizza at Bear Mountain Pizza & Café. The pizza is authentic Italian, with thin crust and delicious sauce. Try some of their branded local root beer for a treat. The beautiful setting makes this eatery a must-see when visiting Highland Falls.

Great Places to Get Pizza in Peekskill

So, there’s the rundown on pizza in Peekskill! Lots of fun places to get a slice or a pie, each one a little different than the rest. Enjoy great Italian food without having to travel to New York City. There’s plenty of good eats in Westchester County.

By: Kimberly Pelesz

Family law and criminal defense attorney Kimberly A. Pelesz received a B.S. degree magna cum laude and an M.P.A. degree summa cum laude from Binghamton University. She earned her J.D. from Pace University School of Law in White Plains, where she was selected for Phi Alpha Delta. Her charitable activities include work with My Sisters’ Place in White Plains and the Westchester County District Attorney’s Humane Education Taskforce.

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