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Carbone's Pizza

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1698 Randolph Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105
651.698.0721
Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • 12
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  • 4
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  • 4
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  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good thin crust pizza

I stumbled on this place last week while traveling. Really, really good thin crust pizza with the pepperoni hidden under the cheese. We went there twice in our five day stay. Try it, you won't be disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2014
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Good for:
  • Takeout
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21 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Roseville, Minnesota
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My love for Carbone's pizza began at a young age, I know have two kids and we still love eating here. It is tiny and the wood paneling on the walls is the same as forever. They make your pizza right up front! The staff is always friendly and the place is constantly busy. Thin crust pizza cut in squares... More 

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Saint Paul, MN
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We're a big fan of Punch Pizza, but every now and then you want an old style cheesy pizza. This original Carbone's, on Randolph, is the ONLY Carbone's that does it right.

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Billings, Montana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

Authentic and consistent! Always a spot to eat when we vacation there. Hasn't changed in years.......but we love the atmosphere and neighborhood feel!! We would highly recommend a sausage pizza, Coney dog and a root beer!

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This Carbone's has been in operation for many, many years and still produces some of the best thin crust pizza you will find in the Twin Cities. This is the original location and the best. This little pizza joint makes delicious thin crust pizza topped with a nicely seasoned sauce and your choice of toppings, all for a very reasonable... More 

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ohio
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133 reviews 133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I stumbled on this place last week while traveling. Really, really good thin crust pizza with the pepperoni hidden under the cheese. We went there twice in our five day stay. Try it, you won't be disappointed.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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83 reviews 83 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Carbone's has been in teh neighborhood since I was a kid and it remains one of my favorite pizzas in the world! Comfy booths with great service and a fabulous lunch speical at a great price makes this the go-to place for good conversation over lunch with dear friends.

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Nevis, Minnesota, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Friday evening meal with family and friends. Recommended for anyone looking for a casual evening with friends.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Have been getting the take-out pie for years -- ask for it 'well-done' with the top 'golden' to make sure the crust is crisp and the cheese is set. Nicely priced and quickly made, I place my order and in 20 min it's in my hands. Have also enjoyed the frozen smalls -- pepperoni or cheese, and they make a... More 

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Minnetonka
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

The crust is crispy thin. Our family loves this place.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2012

I grew up (been coming here for close to 40 years) with Carbone's and it remains my favorite pizza in Minnesota. Carbone's starts with a wonderful thin crust which is appropriately crispy and chewy without tasting like cardboard. Their red sauce is perfectly balanced, not too acidic, not too sweet, and perfectly spiced. They use a good amount of cheese,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1698 Randolph Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55105
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Saint Paul
  • Phone Number: 651.698.0721

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?