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Domenick & PIA Downtown

3 Brook St, Waterbury, CT 06702
(203) 753-3401
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Ranked #24 of 288 Restaurants in Waterbury
Cuisines: Pizza
Most recent review
- Aug 16, 2014
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Wow what an excellent experience. The pizza was fresh reasonably priced and delicious. I was instructed to visit this place the minute we landed. Well I understand why I was so in love with the pizza that we went here a bunch of times. Basic cheese pizza OMG yes yes yes. I can taste it as I write this review

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

this place is a joke!!!!! If want real pizza go somewhere else. This place barely scratches the surface of actually being pizza. It's very similar to a papa johns or a dominos with crispier crust. Not worth braving the ghetto that it's in or dodging the garbage truck that almost hits you in the tiny parking lot behind the ramshackle... More

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Plymouth, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I have been eating this pizza since I was a kid. Used to be in an even smaller place on East Main in the Brown bldg. No frills but when ever I go into Waterbury, I have to stop and get a slice. Just plain cheese pizza is the way to go. Crust is crisp and chewy. Nice tomato base... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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41 reviews 41 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014 via mobile

There was a cute story about the elderly couple who runs this place on the Feast on the local news NBC affiliate and they raved about the pizza. So we took the 30 min drive to downtown Waterbury to give it a try. The place is small and truly no frills. The menu is on a signboard, so we grabbed... More

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10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The best pizza in Waterbury? We were in the mood for a great pizza having fared dismally on our travels to date. This sounded so tempting that we couldn't resist despite the fact that we couldn't have a glass of wine with our pizza. Well, to begin with, the sauce was quite frankly awful and lathered on much too thick.... More

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

I've had NY pizza, I lived in New Haven and had it all but there's something about Domenic & Pia's that can't be matched! It's a hole in the wall and YOU WILL WAIT (especially if Pia is working) but it'll be worth it. I have been going there since I was little so probably close to 40 years. I... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

Best cheese pizza on the planet! (Other toppings and Grinders all excellent too) . I've been eating this pizza 35 years at least......

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Naugatuck, Connecticut, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I've been going to Domenick & Pia for over 30 years and it's hands down the best pizza in Waterbury. I have family that visits from NJ and when they call to plan the visit a lunch at Domenick & Pia is always part of the trip. The sauce can't be beat, it's amazing!!!

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This is a small family owned and operated pizzeria. I have been coming here for 30 years. I never order cheese pizza anywhere else but here because I find it boring. They have a great crust and light sauce that cant be matched. I have friends that have left the city and the first stop home straight from the airport... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013 via mobile

Great people, great service, and great food. They say the pizza is tops but don't forget about the meatball sandwich. No better value in town. Highly recommended!

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