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Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria - Jasper Ave

11750 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0N3, Canada (Oliver)
+1 780-732-0700
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Ranked #81 of 1,990 Restaurants in Edmonton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Neighborhood: Oliver
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Description: A fast casual pizzeria serving authentic Neapolitan pizza in a warm and lively atmosphere.
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English first
Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We loved this eating establishment even introduced some friends to it. This past year though we have left with an awful taste in our mouths. Pizza is underdone especially in the centre and in the rolled crust too. We tried the Namao location and had a pizza with roasted garlic, the garlic was over roasted to the point that it... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
112 reviews 112 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Apparently "Neapolitan" pizza is supposed to be crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside. It's to be eaten folded over like a sandwich. Cooked for 90 seconds in a 900 degree oven, this pizza need some more time. Although the various toppings on our Marghareta, Primavera and Funghi pizzas were tasty, the consistency was sloppy and wet. We... More 

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FamosoNeapolitan, Guest Relations Manager at Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria - Jasper Ave, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I apologize for the quality of pizza that you experience on your last visit. Like you said, Neapolitan pizza is best enjoyed when it is crispy but still chewy and moist. Sloppy and wet are not adjectives that we aspire to hear. I'm happy that you received great service and enjoyed the atmosphere,... More 

Guelph, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Thin crust, good ingredients used to top the pizza. I have been going there for many years and never disappointed.

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

we really enjoy this place -- and other locations in Edmonton - you don't feel stuffed after eating this pizza!

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Barrie, Canada
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88 reviews 88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Probably the best thin thin crust pizza I have had since Tuscany Italy....Quattro cheese my favourite. Nice atmosphere. A little on the pricey side but a definite go to place. I believe they do take out.

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Canada
Top Contributor
346 reviews 346 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Famoso serves Neapolitan style pizza, that means that the recipe comes from the Naples Italy area, where I have had very good Neapolitan Pizza. the pizza is thin crust and fired in a special oven. They have limited toppings compared to a pizza hut, dominos. Famoso is self service ordering and the pizza is served at your table. The pizza... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

When they say you eat with your eyes it is true. They served me a wet pizza with soggy crust and very little topping except for the sauce. It was not appetizing to look at but I tried if to see. The texture was not pleasing ( wet bread) I finished a slice of the 11" asked for the bill... More 

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FamosoNeapolitan, Guest Relations Manager at Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria - Jasper Ave, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to fill out your review. We need feedback from our valued guests in order to improve and perfect the Famoso experience. I apologize for the quality of pizza that you experienced on your last visit. Neapolitan pizza should be full of moisture, but definitely not wet and soggy. I would love to... More 

Ontario Canada
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Visiting from a province where you order one big pizza for everyone to enjoy it was a big of a difference to order your own just for you. the pizza is made as you order it so ther is a bit of a wait. We had the antipasto which was good and the pizza itself well worth the wait. Light... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I am a sucker for a fresh salad and Famoso does not fail. I love the Famoso salad, the dressing is spectular. I also really enjoy the tomato soup. The wine selection is solid for a restaurant this size. My friend who ordered the pizza really enjoyed it the crust was perfect she said. I also like the sandwiches.

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Leduc, Canada
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39 reviews 39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

We always enjoy the Famoso experience. Delicious pizza that is always light, refreshing and very satisfying. Wasn't sure I would like the thin crust and out of the ordinary toppings but really am a Famoso lover now! Step outside your comfort zone and what you think pizza should be. You will be delightfully surprised. The best one in town with... More 

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Additional Information about Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria - Jasper Ave

Address: 11750 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T5K 0N3, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-732-0700
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Edmonton>  > Oliver
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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