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Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana

157 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
(203) 865-5762
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Ranked #3 of 504 Restaurants in New Haven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $12
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Westport, Connecticut
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Have been eating at Frank Pepe for, oh, 20 years. And it's great pie but I've had better pizza outside of New Haven so 4 out of 5 stars is deserved. The thing that keeps me from giving them a better review is their uneven quality. Sometimes the pies are superior but other times they're not; it depends completely on... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I don't know if they are playing the role of rough Italians but the waitress are anything but nice. Now, the pizza is good, the crust is perfect. It might be that due to the publicity this place has, we were expecting to have a transcendent experience, but it was good not great. I'll be back to try another pie... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Pepes and Modern Pizza- nothing compares to this kind of pizza. There most likely will be a wait and the waitresses want to turn the tables quick. One building is the original but makes no difference which one you go to.

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North Haven, Connecticut, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I'm 69 years old and have been going to Pepe's since before I can remember. I very seldom go now. What was once the BEST in the world is now just about average. There is no more consistency. You are as likely to get a poor pie as you are getting an average one. The quality is not what it... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

White clam pizza was a revelation. Served piping hot, it was delicious, but actually tasted better and better as it cooled off. Super-thin crust somehow maintained its shape and crisp, never getting soggy. The server had all the attentive local charm you’d want. Decent wine. This was a fun evening focused on a most unusual and memorable pizza.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Frank Pepe's pizza is the best pizza in New Haven! I have tried other pizza parlors, but I prefer Pepe's pizza. The thin crust, the sauce, and the mozzarella are all delicious. Keep going back for more! Also like the Foxon Park Soda. So glad I live in the area, and can go for pizza at Pepe's!

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Westport, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

This a truly an old school pizza joint. Frankly, its some of the best pizza you will probably ever eat. While the dining area is no frills and the staff are a little aloof, it wont matter once you try that delicious pizza! You will have dreams about going back for some more!

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Waterloo, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

When people heard we were going to New Haven, the reaction was "Oh you've got to go to Pepe's!" So, we had dinner there one evening and I am sorry to say that I don't understand the hype. We ordered two pizzas and both were mediocre. Having been to Italy several times, there is no comparison between real Italian pizza... More 

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Clifton, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We all enjoyed their pizza, so delicious. Their own brand soda was good too. Pizza came out fast. We waited for about 30min but it was all worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Great pizza and great server. She even gave us a recommendation for Prime Rib in Chicopee Ma. I wanted to go to the original Frank Pepe and was glad I did.

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Additional Information about Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana

Address: 157 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
Phone Number: (203) 865-5762
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 12
Cuisine: Pizza

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