Best Pizza on a Cruise Ship?

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#1
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For my money, it's Carnival's new thin(ish) crust style of pizza. It's only available on a few ships at this point (Carnival Breeze, Conquest at least). There's always a wait since they bake it to order -- but it's worth it.

Haven't tried Alfredo's (several Princess ships), which I hear is pretty decent.
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Originally posted by Dan Askin
For my money, it's Carnival's new thin(ish) crust style of pizza. It's only available on a few ships at this point (Carnival Breeze, Conquest at least). There's always a wait since they bake it to order -- but it's worth it.

Haven't tried Alfredo's (several Princess ships), which I hear is pretty decent.
Pizza on a cruise ship is like going to a gourmet Italian Restaurant and ordering a hot dog.
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Princess has great NY style pizza. Every other cruise line serves sauce & cheese on cardboard.
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Originally posted by johneeo
Pizza on a cruise ship is like going to a gourmet Italian Restaurant and ordering a hot dog.
Question still stands, (appropriate) qualifier or not. Which line has the best pizza? And how dare you demean the gourmet hot dog trend <winking emoticon>.
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#5
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It is a very subjective question & there is no answer unless you have been on every cruise ship of every cruise line

that said we did have good pizza on the Dawn princess in 2006
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We have had pizza on 14 of HAL's 15 ships and the best we have had was Westerdam. Not as good as we get at home but if you get it when they first put it out, the cheese was pretty good in comparison to some of their ships where we did not care for it.

Funny how it isn't the same throughout the fleet. One would think it would be pretty close.
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I love Princess pizza!
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Best pizza on a cruise was in port in Italy.

I've been on four ships on three lines, no good pie on any of them.
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I don't care for thin crust pizza, so I doubt I would like the new Carnival pizza.

Love the pizza on Princess, but rarely sail any other line, so can't compare
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Originally posted by ducklite
Best pizza on a cruise was in port in Italy.

I've been on four ships on three lines, no good pie on any of them.
It was all barely okay to abysmal on the five lines I have sailed. I generally avoid it though the veggie pizza at Sorrento's on RCI Oasis of the Seas was okay.
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We liked the hand tossed tossed, thin crust pizza on our recent cruise on the Carnival Liberty...Best we have had on a cruise ship...
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Originally posted by sherryf
I love Princess pizza!
+1

I had plenty at the pizzaria on my recent TA and can vouch for it's quality and consistancy.
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The opinions of others are very subjective, as with any kind of food.

If you really want to know the answer, it is important to book a cruise on every cruise ship so you can compare them all and judge for yourself.

But different people will be preparing the pizza at different times, and the recipes may change, so you will need to go back to cruise on each ship again and again.
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#18
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The best that I had was on the Carnival Destiny in 2003. The Pizza "chef" was Sven. The pizza itself was the Goat Cheese. Have tried the goat cheese on the Spirit, Miracle, and Valor. not the same.
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Originally posted by LHT28
It is a very subjective question & there is no answer unless you have been on every cruise ship of every cruise line...
Agreed; you speak for me as well. We did enjoy Princess pizza more than RCI, though. *shrug*
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#20
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We have never had a good pizza on HAL -- not on any ship. It is very greasy.

When we sailed on Princess we had excellent pizza on several different ships.
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