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calories in NY style slice of pizza?

Anyone know? Cheese only.

Wed. Feb 15, 12:27pm

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Well, I consider Costco pizza to be similiar to NY style...the pieces are big and the crust is thin and those are 803/slice according to the web.

I have a hard time believing (AKA denial!) that it's that many calories so I count my fav NY style pizza as 500 calories/slice.

Wednesday, February 15, 2006, 1:20 PM

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A typical slice of NY style pizza is about 350-380 cals. If it's particularly doughy, add more calories. If you don't eat the end crust, subtract accordingly (I normally deduct 40 cals when I do this).

Wednesday, February 15, 2006, 2:18 PM

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blotting also helps

I love NY style pizza but of course those tasty slices can't come with part skim cheese, so I usually blot off the extra oil the whole milk cheese produces. It probably saves less than 50 cal/slice but it seems worth it to me!

Wednesday, February 15, 2006, 2:50 PM

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Costco Pizza Response

Costco Pizza is nothing like a hot, round 16" thin, crisp NY pizza. If it is a true NY style cheese "pie" with a fresh, light maranara sauce it has to be 300 calories. NY pies are not oily. The sauce is fresh. The cheese is light in proportion. Just make sure you know what kind of pizza you are having so you know how many calories/points you are having. Good luck. I can be very confusing.

Thursday, May 24, 2007, 10:07 PM

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I took the calories for 1/4 of a 12" piece of NY style pizza and used the ol' area-of-a-circle formula to get a number for 1/8 of an 18" slice (which is a NY-size slice). It's 425 calories.

Thursday, May 24, 2007, 11:24 PM

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Hate to burst the bubble here, but my brother works in a pizza joint in Rego Park and he says a typical slice of cheese pizza is 680 cals. It may be thin crust but its loaded with gooey, yummy, fatty cheese. So there it is a typical slice is some where between 600 and 800. Imagine having meat on it, oy....

Friday, May 25, 2007, 1:22 AM

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Duh! How about going to calorie wiki which is part of this site

Friday, May 25, 2007, 1:23 AM

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1:23 - bigger DUH - most of us aren't foolish enough to believe that a slice of pizza (which is undefined in size or weight in Wiki) is 272 calories.

Friday, May 25, 2007, 8:56 AM

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Yes, there are many slices of pizza that are about 300 calories. What an idiotic comment.

Friday, May 25, 2007, 8:57 AM

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This about a New York slice, not Lean Cuisine. So "duh" apparently applies to more than one person around here.

Friday, May 25, 2007, 9:15 AM

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here's an article that explains a lot about calories in pizza.


Friday, May 25, 2007, 10:05 AM

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Great link!!!

Friday, May 25, 2007, 11:50 AM

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great article! really spells it out as far as each pizza place having different calories and fat content per slice! there's a huge enough difference in some places that you could have 2 slices with the same #'s as i from another place!

Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 12:47 PM

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Domino's gives nutritional info online. You have to add up the crust, sauce, cheese and toppings yourself, but it's pretty easy to follow. Of course, this is NOT for NY pizza, but, maybe it'll give you some idea...

Wednesday, May 30, 2007, 1:35 PM

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Costco is NOT Ny pizza!

You consider Costco to be similar to NY style pizza? You, sir, need to go to NYC and get out of the bulk food store. Please don't ever compare NY's deliciously real Italian pizza to the frozen aisle at your local grocery store. Also, frozen food is packed with preservatives- which are HIGH IN FAT. NY pizza is made about 10 minutes before you bite into it- and you can buy it by the slice! You may be the only person who would ever compare frozen pizza, or even something as generic as pizza hut or papa johns to NYC fare.

Sunday, November 11, 2007, 9:38 AM

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Costco pizza isn't frozen. It's sold in the store (they also sell hot dogs, etc.) and it's actually really good. It is a similar thickness, size, etc., as NY-style pizza. It tastes different, but size-wise is about the same, and it wouldn't be surprising if calorically they are similar.

Sunday, November 11, 2007, 11:11 AM

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new york pizza slice calories

how sure are these numbers about a slice of pizza. Is there a place to find out more about these info. we would like to add it to our site if possible


Saturday, June 07, 2008, 5:09 PM

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Costco Pizza

I ran a similar search b/c I just couldnt believe 1 slice of pizza was 800 calories. I found one diet site- -that put a costco pizza at 400 calories.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 1:34 PM

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I am from NY and always eat pizza (rel pizza from a pizzeria). I always counted it as 6 points per slice, that's what they said at weight watchers. according to the NY Times article above i should probably be counting it at 12. I am going to print out the article and bring it to ww and see what they have to say

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 2:44 PM

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I don't know anything about NY pizza, my kids love Chicago pizza. My teenage son must have hollow legs or something because he can eat a whole 18" deep dish Chicago everything pizza all by himself and still be hungry enough to start on the other pizza shared by his 2 younger brothers and me. And never gains even a pound! Any idea at all what kind of calories he consumes when he eats one of those?

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 3:36 PM

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Stick your usual slice on a food scale.

Bread is 80 cals/oz and whole-milk mozz is 80-90 cals/oz. Tomato sauce is 50-70 cals/oz, but they don't use much. So...get a take-out slice, take it home, put it on a scale, and multiply its weight in ounces by 80.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 5:26 PM

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Is "NY pizza" the same as Chicago style pizza? I wrote to Giordano's of Chicago for nutrition information and I was told one slice from a small cheese stuffed pizza is 550 calories and 25 g of fat.
That explains why I have a weight problem. ;)

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 9:00 PM

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One small slice - 550 calories??? Yeeeee-ikes. That's almost half my day's calorie 'allowance.' I knew there was a reason Chicago style pizza always scared me!

NY pizza - it's almost the opposite of Chicago style pizza - big, floppy pieces of cheesy deliciousness.

Wednesday, July 23, 2008, 10:51 PM

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about 300 calories.

Thursday, July 24, 2008, 9:31 PM

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400 Calories in a Costco Slice??? I don't think so.

You say you found a site putting costco pizza at 400 calories?? I checked your link, and that is for a costco pizza that has been cut into 12 pieces. Costco doesn't sell it by the slice cut into 12. They cut it into 6 pieces. So you need to double that number. Sbarro's makes a many different kinds of pizza. They make a NY style that I've seen listed at 460 calories a slice, but the Sbarro's actual nutrition site is down right now.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 8:13 AM

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Costco Pizza

Costco pizza is delicious, but it it doesn't qualify as a NY pizza. It's far more doughy.

Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 8:15 AM

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So NY pizza has a thin crust? I don't think I ever ate a thin crust pizza other than 1 super crappy frozen one from the grocery store - yuk I'll NEVER buy one of those again!

Tuesday, August 12, 2008, 9:04 AM

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Costco Pizza

It is frozen, then they put it in the oven and like magic it is no longer frozen. But yes, it's frozen pizza and nothing like NY pizza. the crust is much heavier and the sauce and toppings are of a very low quality.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009, 3:59 PM

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Part skim cheese

It is almost impossible to find a pizzeria in NY that only uses whole milk mozz. In general, pizza places in Italy and the us use a blend of whole and part skim mozzarella cheese (or fresh buffala mozz for a margherita pie). If a pizza was made strictly with whole milk mozz, your first bite would strip all of the cheee from the slice and you would be left with nothing but crust, sauce and a severe facial burn.

So again, part skim mozz is a standard ingredient on all NYC pizzas unless the owner doesn't know what he's doing.

Tuesday, January 06, 2009, 4:10 PM

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NY Pizza

I am from Brooklyn and there is no way to compare a slice of pizza from Cosco to what is available in our pizzeria's, like comparing night to day. I just had a slice of white spinach pie for lunch and was trying to figure out how many calories, I am thinking if I can't find correct info on a great cheese slice from a will I find for the white pizza....delicious!

Friday, February 26, 2010, 6:07 PM

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It's about 300 calories give or take for a typical new york slice of pizza available at the pizzerias that are on every corner.

Monday, March 01, 2010, 4:10 PM

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Actually, PP, it's closer to 400 or more. New York style can't be found "on every corner." It's a specialty pizza.

Monday, March 01, 2010, 4:39 PM

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Ny Times evaluation of the Slice

It was published in 1994 but I am sure nothing has changed, since NY style was and will always be the BEST pizza. and it is very thin soft crust, not crispy, like chain pizzas. Costco is nothing like NY Style, the crust, sauce and cheese is completely different.


Tuesday, March 02, 2010, 6:28 PM

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No, 6:28, your hypothesis that "nothing has changed since 1994" is completely incorrect. Studies have proven that slices/servings are bigger now than they were even 10 years ago, let alone 16 years ago. So what was true about something in regards to serving size in 1994 and what is true in 2010 are completely different.

Tuesday, March 02, 2010, 6:49 PM

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Go ahead and have that slice as long as you take a break say once a week. Any diet that is too restrictive can lead to a meltdown and you might wind up eating a whole pie!! As long as you remain committed to your diet I think it is ok to treat yourself. I'm going with the stsandard 400 calories.

Saturday, March 12, 2011, 6:28 PM

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calories in a NY slice

my favorite slice is Famiglia, i've lived in NYC for fifteen years. This is a definitive classic NY cheese slice.
247 calories for a slice, which comes from the very large house pie (i.e. larger than the one you bring home - doesn't fit in a to go box as a whole pie)

Stay away from the Calzone, 770 calories...


Monday, September 19, 2011, 10:00 PM

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