MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. -- Bright plum-tomato sauce, puddles of melted mozzarella, a perfectly charred crust … does life get any better with the perfect slice in front of you? We think not.
Who Has Orange County's Best Pizza?
Colandrea Pizza King, Middletown
Marina Restaurant & Pizza, Harriman
Pizza Mia, Newburgh
Prima Pizza, Cornwall
Four finalists are vying for Orange County's DVlicious "Best Pizza," each of which is being profiled this week.
Click and vote for your favorite – you have until 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28 and you can vote multiple times, albeit once per day.
But before that, grab some Parmesan and read on.
What Makes It Good: This family-owned pizzeria -- owned and operated by Benny Illiano and Pasquale Costagliola -- has been serving Orange County since 1980 and is a longtime area fav. In fact, it recently won the Times Herald Record's "Readers Choice" award for best pizza place.
Yelpers rave about the traditional New York style pizza, tasty sauce and perfect crust; others are fans of the big slices and giant calzones.
The owners say they always use the best ingredients and never take shortcuts. They also their best to be consistent.
Grab a Slice: 362 NY-211, 845-343-7275, www.colandreapizza.com/
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