Pizza Tour 2012 Results

Every year, our group of four (or five!) spends one entire evening tasting and rating a slice of pizza from every ”legitimate” pizza place on the Wildwood, NJ boardwalk. Here, we reveal our findings… For more info, read the 'About the Pizza Tour' page!

2012 Tour Details

Starting Point: North Wildwood, Little Nicky's Pizza
Pizza Places Reviewed: 26
Average Price Per Slice: $2.20 (Up 15 cents)
Most Expensive Slice: Jumbo's -- $3.54
Least Expensive Slice: Beach Burger -- $0.97
Overall Average of All Slices: 2.3 out 5  (Up .1)
Best Slice: Olympic Flame – 4.1 out of 5 (Last year’s best - 4.25)
Time Spent: 3.5 hours (Starting time: 8:15 pm End time: 11:53 pm)
Reviewers: Chris, Brian, Mike, Frank, Tim

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The Best Slice 2012

1.) Olympic Flame - Avg: 4.1

Olympic Flame Pizza

Oh, irony! What are the chances? Olympic Flame wins the gold in 2012 -- during the 2012 summer Olympics!  This beautiful mix of cheese, sauce and spice presented on a perfectly cooked dough still causes salivating. Olympic Flame conquered the tour -- jumping from 14th place (2011) to 1st place. Impressive.  We love when underdogs win.

Overall Rating: 4.1 out of 5
Chris: 4.5  Brian: 4.0 Frank: 4.0  Mike: 4.0  Tim: 4.0
Slice Price: $2.50
Slice Size: 8.0 x 8.0 -- 32.0 square inches

2. Franconi's Pizza 3. Little Nicky's Pizza 4. Alex's Pizzeria 5. Mack's Pizza

2: Franconi's Pizza - 3.9
3: Little Nicky's - 3.7
4: Alex's Pizza - 3.6
5: Mack's - 3.4

 

Best Bang for Your Buck

PPR (Points Per Price Ratio) = Overall Rating / Price

1. Santino's Pizza - Value Rating (PPR) = 2.4

1. Santino's Pizza

The Santino’s slice: The best 92 cents + tax money can buy. It seems Santino’s is never too far of a walk when you’re looking for a tasty, best bang-for-your-buck slice. Due to a healthy, albeit delicious, amount of oregano, this might not be the best place for a first date — though that’s another topic altogether. I digress. The price is right — so is this slice.

Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 5
Chris: 2.5  Brian: 0.0  Frank: 4.0  Mike: 3.0  Tim: 2.5
Slice Price: $1.00
Slice Size: 9.0 x 7.0 - 31.5 square inches
Value (PPR) Rating: 2.4  

2. Franconi's Pizza 3. Little Nicky's 4. Alex's Pizzeria 5. Olympic Flame

2: Franconi's Pizza - PPR: 1.95
3: Little Nicky's - PPR: 1.85
4: Alex's Pizzeria - PPR: 1.8
5: Olympic Flame - PPR: 1.64

 

Largest Slice

1. Joe's Pizzeria - 71.25 sq. inches

1. Joe's Pizzeria

Yes — we really measured every slice. We’re crazy. So is Joe. At 71.25 square inches, Joe’s Pizzeria stay true to their word as “Biggest Pizza on the Boards.” This slice is a Kodak moment.

Slice Size: 15 x 9.5 inches - 71.25 square inches
Slice Price: $3.25
Overall Rating: 2.1 out of 5
Chris: 2.0  Brian: 1.5 Frank: 2.5  Mike: 1.5  Tim: 3.0
 

2. Wally's Pizza 3. Franconi's Pizza 4. Jumbo's Pizza 5. La Vecchia Sicilia

2: Wally's Pizza - 49.5 sq. inches
3: Franconi's Pizza - 44.0 sq. inches
4: Jumbo's Pizza - 44.0 sq. inches
5: La Vecchia Sicilia - 42.0 sq. inches

 

Results Spreadsheet (click for larger image)

Pizza Tour 2012 Results