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National Pizza Week: Here Are 10 Of Best Pizzerias In Fairfield County

Loaded Mashed Potato Pizza with garlic mashed potato, scallion, bacon, caramelized onion and cheddar cheese from Fire Engine Pizza Co. in Bridgeport (2914 Fairfield Avenue)
Loaded Mashed Potato Pizza with garlic mashed potato, scallion, bacon, caramelized onion and cheddar cheese from Fire Engine Pizza Co. in Bridgeport (2914 Fairfield Avenue) Photo Credit: Yelp (Courtesy of Fire Engine Pizza Co.)

Starting Sunday, Jan. 12, it is National Pizza Week.

Fairfield County pizzerias are a dime a dozen, but the truly perfect pizzerias aren’t quite as easy to find.

Fortunately, Google has all the answers when it comes to restaurant ratings. Here are some of the top-rated places for pizza in all of Fairfield County:

  • Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana (238 State Street Ext. in Fairfield; 59 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06810)

Previously rated as America’s Best Pizzeria , Frank Pepe’s in Fairfield and Danbury tops our list. And its 4.5/5-star rating is no lie.

The establishment, which originally opened in 1925, is known for its coal ovens, which have been perfectly replicated at each location to provide the pies’ signature charred yet chewy crust.

For more information, visit the website .

  • Colony Grill (515 West Avenue in Norwalk)

Located at 515 West Avenue in Norwalk, Colony Grill is known for its one-of-a-kind hot oil pizzas. Established in 1935, the pizzeria also has locations in Stamford, Port Chester, Fairfield and Milford.

Colony Grill’s 4.5/5-star Google rating is no doubt attributed to its savory thin-crusted pies topped with your choice of fresh meats and veggies.

For more information, visit the website .

  • Hope Pizza Restaurant (230 Hope Street in Stamford)

With a 4.5/5-star Google rating, Hope Pizza Restaurant is well-known for serving fresh pizzas as well as a variety of Greek fare.

On the menu, you’ll find a range of classic and Greek appetizers, salads, pasta dishes, burgers, steaks and of course, hot and delicious pizza pies. Hope offers more than 30 topping options with both thick and thin crust styles.

For more information, visit the website .

  • Fairfield Pizza Fairfield (1201 Kings Highway in Fairfield)

With locations in Fairfield, Stratford, Stamford and Greenwich, Fairfield Pizza on East Kings Highway earns a spot on our list for its 4.2/5-star Google rating.

From reasonably priced appetizers to classic pies, wings and more, Fairfield Pizza has everything you need to satisfy your craving for savory slices.

For more information, visit the website .

  • Pizza Post (522 East Putnam Avenue in Greenwich)

Established in 1972, Pizza Post claims to serve the best pizza in town with a 4.5/5-star rating. Of course, you’ll find a massive array of traditional Italian fare on the eatery’s menu.

Specialty pie options include the Jazz (broccoli, spinach, garlic, ricotta, mozzarella and tomato sauce), the Quattro Stagioni (artichoke hearts, mushrooms, peppers, ham and mozzarella) and the Pizza Post Special (sausage, meatball, pepperoni, green peppers, onions and mushrooms).

For more information, visit the website .

  • Pizza Mediterranean (1557 Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield)

Known for its variety of gourmet toppings, Pizza Mediterranean in Fairfield also makes the cut with its impressive 4.3/5-star rating.

Signature pies include the Pizza Della Casa (grilled chicken, roasted garlic, caramelized onions, red sauce and smoked mozzarella), the Mexicalitano (sliced grilled cheese marinated in our buffalo-style sauce, sliced onions and cheddar cheese) and the Palik’s Fisherman Pie (shrimp, clams, calamari, mozzarella, seasoning and garlic).

For more information, visit the website .

  • Venice Restaurant & Pizza (125 Danbury Road in Ridgefield)

Located in Copps Hill Plaza, Venice Restaurant & Pizza in Ridgefield earned a spot on our list with its 4.5/5-star rating.

Variety is key at Venice, where guests can choose from gourmet style pizza, Sicilian style pizza and classic Venice specialty pizza. Fresh toppings include basics meats and veggies as well as gourmet options like eggplant, chicken parmesan, grilled shrimp and broccoli rabe. Calzones, subs, wraps and burgers are also available in several varieties.

For more information, visit the website .

  • Nauti Dolphin (195 Unquowa Road in Fairfield)

This small pizzeria doesn’t have much of an online presence, but its 4.6/5-star rating puts it among top Fairfield County contenders. The joint is particularly passionate about specialty pizzas, many of which are stacked high with seafood like clams, shrimp and scallops.

For more information, visit the pizzeria’s unofficial Yelp page.

  • Victoria's Wood Fired Pizza & Catering (12 PT Barnum Square in Bethel)

As its name implies, Victoria’s specializes in wood-fired pizzas piled high with gourmet Italian meats, cheeses and veggies.

Each pie is hand-crafted to provide a fresh and authentic Italian or Greek flavor profile, contributing to its near-perfect 4.8/5-star Google rating.

Specialty pie options include the Popeye (extra virgin olive oil, fresh baby spinach, caramelized onions, fresh tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, Asiago and Pecorino-Romano), the Primavera (basil pesto, fresh mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, red onions and carrots) and the Insalata di Rucula (San Marzano Pomodoro sauce with fresh Mozzarella, baby arugula, lemon, extra virgin olive oil and optional Prosciutto Di Parma).

For more information, visit the website .

  • Fire Engine Pizza Co (2914 Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport)

Last but not least on our list of favorable Fairfield County pizzerias is Fire Engine Pizza Co. in Bridgeport. With a 4.4/5-star rating, the establishment is known for its humble beginnings: serving pizzas from the 1985 International Fire Engine that was stationed on Fairfield Avenue.

Now, the menu has evolved to include several signature varieties piled high with unique toppings like mashed potato, goat cheese and marinated plum tomato.

For more information, visit the website .

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