Edie and Sam's is a popular NY style pizza pick up place located in downtown Tampa. They are known for their gigantic 28 inch pizza and their trademark crust which is made using NYC water. Order by the slice or pick up a whole pie.
This local favorite is the best place to enjoy high quality NY style pizza in Tampa. They offer a number of specialty pies including Eggplant Parmesan, Veggie, and Greek, although the plain cheese is good enough in and of itself. Do order the delicious garlic knots as an appetizer. Other apps include mozzarella sticks, cheese fries, fries, and boneless wings.
Other menu items include pastas, wings, salads, heros, and a selection of NY specialty entrees which includes a meat or veggie stuffed roll, calzones, Chicken roll, and a sausage/onion/green pepper roll.
Bonus - they serve gelato!
This is a counter service establishment so there could be a long line especially on busy weekends. Nevertheless, the wait is always worth it for high quality pizza.
No seating indoors, however, there are a few small tables outside. Unfortunately, most of the year it is much too hot & humid to bear sitting outside! It's best to pick up your pie to go.
Give Eddie and Sam's a shot if you are seeking top notch NYC style pizza in Tampa. It's the only place in the city where you can enjoy real NY pizza made with real New York water.