Originally Posted by dieworkwear
Was it the one that was used in the film L'oro di Napoli? That's the one they brought me to when I visited. The food was great.
That's Starita. They are truly known for their fried pizza, not so much the normal stuff. Some call it touristy, but don't believe it: there is no such thing in Naples. Anyway, Mariano likes it, it is far away from anywhere a tourist would go, and when I was there, it was entirely full with local families.
Originally Posted by Cantabrigian
Don Antonio is good but I don't think it compares to Starita. Like Foo said, the mozzarella is what makes the pizza in Naples so special and I haven't found a US version that compares.
In my opinion, it is still Da Michele for the win. Best crust, best sauce, best cheese. In fact, if I recall correctly, you can't really order any pizzas other than marinara or margherita. Be prepared to wait 45 minutes to an hour to be seated though. The locals line-up outside. You will sit elbow-to-elbow with strangers inside. Not the nicest area either. Totally awesome.
To be honest, I don't understand this business of piling up things like arugula or prosciutto on a pizza like that. Ruins the point to me.