Tampa Bay Pizza Marathon: The locations

These are the tasty Italian mile markers along our food critic's yearlong jaunt.

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Chip Weiner
Tampa Bay Pizza Marathon: The locations


In case you’re looking to embark on your own pizza pursuit, here’s where to find the 32 spots CL restaurant critic Jon Palmer Claridge visited.

Note re pizza styles: Although, as Jon mentioned, New York- and Italian-style pies typically have distinct characteristics, some of the pizza parlors on his journey are what we’d define as Italian-meets-New-York-style hybrids. He calls what he tried at Ledo Pizza a “unique item,” with pastry-like crust and sweet sauce, while pies at other places like Wood Fired Pizza and Noble Crust possess traits from both pizza categories.

click to enlarge Tampa Bay Pizza Marathon: The locations - Chip Weiner
Chip Weiner
Tampa Bay Pizza Marathon: The locations

PINELLAS

Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, 2532 N. McMullen Booth Road, Clearwater, 727-797-0929, acfp.com.

Capogna's Dugout, 1653 Gulf to Bay Blvd., Clearwater, 727-441-4791, capognasdugout.com.

Cappy's, 2900 First Ave. N., St. Petersburg, 727-321-3020, cappyspizzaonline.com.

Cristino's Coal Oven Pizza, 1101 S. Fort Harrison Ave., Clearwater, 727-443-4900, cristinospizzeria.com.

Frank's Pizza & Restaurant, 1600 Virgina St., Dunedin, 727-216-6963, frankspizzapies.com.

Jet's Pizza, 1350 Main St., Dunedin, 727-210-1840, jetspizza.com.

Noble Crust, 8300 Fourth St. N., St. Petersburg, 727-329-6041, noble-crust.com.

Pan y Vino, 369 Main St., Dunedin, 727-734-7700, panyvino.com.

Pizzeria Gregario, 400 Second St. N., Safety Harbor, 727-386-4107, pizzeriagregario.com.

Positano's Ristorante Italiano, 3309 Tampa Road, Palm Harbor, 727-784-9100, positanoph.com.

Slyce Pizza Bar, 311 Gulf Blvd., Indian Rocks Beach, 727-408-5272, slycepizzabar.com.

Tony & Nello's, 1136 Pinellas Bayway S., Tierra Verde, 727-867-3577.

Tony's Pizza, 320 Main St., Dunedin, 727-286-6242, tonyspizzadunedin.com.

Umberto's Of Long Island, 150 Patricia Ave., Dunedin, 727-736-3138, umbertosoflongisland.com.

Vito & Michael's, 7704 Blind Pass Road, St. Pete Beach, 727-360-3658.

click to enlarge Tampa Bay Pizza Marathon: The locations - Chip Weiner
Chip Weiner
Tampa Bay Pizza Marathon: The locations

HILLSBOROUGH

Ava, 718 S. Howard Ave., Tampa, 813-512-3030, avatampa.com.

Bavaro's, 514 N. Franklin St. #101, Tampa, 813-868-4440, bavarostampa.com.

Bella's Italian Cafe, 413 S Howard Ave #100, Tampa, 813-254-3355, bellasitaliancafe.com.

Bernini, 1702 E. Seventh Ave., Tampa, 813-248-0099, italiancuisinetampa.com.

Best NY Pizza, 14741 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 813-963-7600, bestnypizza.com.

Eddie & Sam's Pizza, 203 E. Twiggs St., Tampa, 813-229-8500, eddieandsamspizza.com.

Gourmet Pizza Company, 610 S. Armenia Ave., Tampa, 813-258-1999, gourmetpizza-company.com.

Ledo Pizza, 14432 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 813-964-5700, ledopizza.com.

Lee's Grocery, 2210 N. Central Ave., Tampa, 813-374-0179.

Mellow Mushroom, 11955 Sheldon Road, Tampa, 813-926-3600, mellowmushroom.com.

New York New York Pizza, 533 S. Howard Ave., Tampa, nynypizzeria.com.

Paci's Pizza, 2307 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, 813-253-2973, pacispizza.com.

Pelagia Trattoria, 4200 Jim Walter Blvd., Tampa, 813-313-3235, marriott.com.

Precinct Pizza, 615 Channelside Drive, Tampa, 813-228-6973, precinctpizza.com.

Sally O'Neals Pizza, 1319 S. Howard Ave., Tampa, 813-251-0220, sallyonealspizza.com.

Tampa Pizza Company, 9556 W. Linebaugh Ave., Tampa, 813-792-1516, tampapizzacompany.com.

Wood Fired Pizza, 2822 E. Bearss Ave., Tampa, 813-341-2900, wood-firedpizza.com.

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