Philadelphia, PA - Tomato Pie's in Philadelphia have been sold by now closed "Iannelli's Bakery" as early as 1910. Like Sicilian pizza, the tomato pie is often oven-baked in rectangular pans then served up in square slices. It first showed up in a 1903 article published by the New-York Tribune on Italian-American foods describing an earlier variation of today's tomato pie.
Where to Find Tomato Pie in Philly
Listed Below are some of the Best Bakeries in Philly to grab a slice of ItalianTomato Pie.
Old-school Bakery with a brick oven churning out Italian bread, stromboli, pizza, and Tomato Pie. Cacia's has been a South Philly tradition for over 60 years, with their famous Brick oven pumping out one of the region's best Tomato Pies. 1526 W Ritner St, Philadelphia, PA 19145
A South Philly Landmark, family-run bake shop known for old-school bread as well as pizza and sweet treats. Sarcone's Bakery began in 1918 when an Italian immigrant named Luigi Sarcone opened up shop at South Ninth street. Must-Try The Tomato Pie. 758 S 9th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
Cozy BYO eatery serves Sicilian-ish pizzas, pasta plates, polenta, and meat dishes in homey digs. Square Pie takes Brooklyn-style thick pizza and adds chef-inspired toppings like house-cured sausages and Berkshire pork. They also sell one of the best tomato pies in the city. The bread is fantastic, and the sauce is sweet and so tasty. 801 E Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19147
A family-run Bakery focuses on tomato pie & Italian loaves of bread stuffed with meat & cheese. It's one of the best tomato pies, hands down. 4653 Umbria St, Philadelphia, PA 19127
Gaeta's Tomato Pies
Essential takeout spot serving Italian eats such as tomato pies, pizza, and stromboli from a brick oven. What makes Gaeta's tomato pie so unique? Well, the secret's in the sauce, crust, and heart of Gaeta's! 7616 Castor Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19152
Tony's Famous Tomato Pie
Thin-crust pizzas, including the signature cheeseless "tomato pie," in a long-standing local spot. Must-Try, Tony's Thin Crust Tomato Pizza. 6300 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19135
Carangi Baking Company
An unassuming Bakery provides various housemade loaves of bread, plus pizza, sweets, and coffee drinks. Located in the lower part of South Philly, a great spot to grab a slice of tomato pie or pick up a loaf of Italian bread. 2655 S Iseminger St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
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Written By: Philly Bite Magazines Staff
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