Louie and Ernie's Pizza
Est. 1959

About Us



Louie and Ernie the original pizza brothers store originated in 1947 located in Harlem, NY  before heading up to the Pelham Bay section of The Bronx in 1959. It was in the 80s when Brothers now John and Cosimo started to work for Ernie. In 1987, both John and Cosimo purchased the business and became the new owners of Louie and Ernie's Pizza.



2018- Daily Meal -#35 out of 101 Best Pizzas in America 

2018- Eater New York - NYC 25 Most Iconic Pizzerias

2018- Travelocity- “A Quick and Easy Guide to New York City’s 5 Boroughs

2018- Timeout New York-“The definitive ranking of the best pizza in New York City”

2018- What Should We Do- The 5 Most Timeless Pizzerias in NYC

2018- Chowhound- The Bronx Is Where You’ll Find NYC’s Best Pizza

2018- Featured on Barstool Sports, Dave Portnoy "One Bite " Ratings

2018- Chowhound- The Bronx is Where You'll Find New York's Best Pizza               

2017- Current- Last Stop on Scott's Pizza Tour

2017- Current- Famous Fat Dave Five Borough Eating Tour 

2017- Forbes- All Star Eateries in New York 

2017- Urban Matter- "Hands-Down Best Pizza in Each New York Borough" (Featured for The Bronx)

2017- StreetEasy - Cheap Eats NYC: 22 Great Bites Across Every Borough

2017 - #1 on Yelp in The Bronx

2017- Featured in- New York Pizza Project Book

2016- Thrillist - The Best Pizza in 52 Different NYC Neighborhoods

2016- Featured in - Tony on New York best in The Bronx 

2016- Added to OFF THE MENU  mobile app

2015- Featured on TV show Mystery of Laura

2015- Thrillist - The 9 Best Pizza Places in The Bronx

2015- Daily Meal - #7 out of 101 Pizza places in America

2014- Best Pizza in NY - #13

2014 - Daily Meal -  #26 out of 101 Pizza places in America

2013 - Daily Meal - #56 out of 101 Pizza places in America

2006- Featured in The New York Times top 5 pizza in NY

2005-Featured in Ed Levines book Pizza: A Slice of Heaven


Thank You to all our wonderful customers who have been supporting us for the past 60 years! - John & Cosimo 

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Louie and Ernie's Pizza

1300 Crosby Ave, Bronx, New York, New York 10461, United States



Monday- Sunday: 11am - 9:00-9:30pm