A look at pizzerias in Hartford Connecticut
Opened in 1995, Naples Pizza is a family-owned and -operated restaurant serving Neapolitan-style pizza, calzones, panini, grinders, pastas and salads. Artisan pies include the Oozy Egg with house-made fresh mozzarella, prosciutto, truffle oil and two eggs. The Spicy Soppressata is topped with fresh mozzarella, hot cherry peppers and basil. Naples’ menu also highlights Pizza Pops: dough stuffed with mozzarella, sauce and choice of ingredients. Naples offers seven salads. The Sherry features mixed lettuce, grape tomatoes, bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, toasted pecans and croutons and a sherry vinaigrette.
838 Farmington Ave., Farmington
Harry’s Bishop’s Corner
Longtime Harry’s employees Kevin and Anne Plaut took over the West Hartford staple in 2007 when Harry Rufleth retired. Its pizza menu focuses on classic Neapolitan-style pizzas, as well as unique specialty and seasonal pizzas paired with local produce, meats and seafood. Specialty pizzas include the Polpetina with smoked mozzarella, house-made meatballs, roasted red pepper and fresh basil. The White Shrimp pizza is topped with capers, onion, lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil. Harry’s Bishop’s menu also features appetizers, salads and panini. Fans have raved about its complimentary house-made lemon sorbet to finish their meals.
732 N. Main St. West Hartford
Krust Pizza Bar
The wood-fired pizza and bourbon bar offers daily food and drink specials. Krust’s ingredients are locally sourced in the community and menus rotate with the season and ingredient availability. Recently, its small plates featured Sunchoke & Frost (whipped mystic cheese frost, sunchoke, fresh dill, fried shallots, lemon pepper and pickled apple). Pie specials included the Bok Choy & Kale, a white pie with fresh garlic, roasted bok choy and kale, Parmesan, ricotta and ginger. The Honeymoon pie is topped with Scamorza, bacon and pineapple.
686 Main St., Middletown
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