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Al Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza

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639 South Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
(908) 354-1887
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery

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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great tasting brick oven pizza!

Small local pizza place. I ordered a Sicilian (square, thicker crust) and a regular circle. I recommend the Sicilian well done and circle not as well. Pizza was excellent.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I have had many slices of all over the world, the Sicilian is definitely their best pie. I would stick to the Sicilian and leave the rest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Small local pizza place. I ordered a Sicilian (square, thicker crust) and a regular circle. I recommend the Sicilian well done and circle not as well. Pizza was excellent.

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Santillo's has consistently been rate one of the top 10 brick oven fired pizza places in NJ. If you like coal-fired oven baked pizza, this is worth a stop. There are numerous varieties to choose from.They also provide great Italian bread, Calzones, stromboli, focaccia and other items of similar nature. Any topping you wish is available as well. It is... More 

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Stopped on the way through after reading the reviews. The location is odd and there are no seats inside. The place is cash only as well. Now the part that counts; the pizza is fantastic! The best you can find and definitely worth a try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I'm from New Jersey. Grew up there , until I went to Boston for college. We ate pizza almost every week growing up, Jersey, NYC etc. In true Jersey style, we called it "pie" . Now I live outside of San Francisco, and I can tell you there is no pizza on earth, as good as Jersey pizza . This... More 

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Livingston, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I have been to this place around 10 times now. The first time I went I could not find the entrance and gave up looking. Once you figure out how to get into the pizza ordering area, prepare yourself for the top of the pizza mountain. The crust is unique and super crispy. The sauce has a little spice and... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It would be my guess that the only people who don't like Al's pizza are the type of people who enjoy Domino's, Pizza Hut and Papa Johns..... Let me give you a real review, I travel all over trying to find good pizza and rarely do you find great pizza these days whether you be in South Jersey, North Jersey... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

BE ADVISED - Santillo's is NOT a dine-in restaurant, and is a CASH ONLY establishment. It is literally just a counter in a small store with a HUGE brick oven in the back. If you're looking for someplace to sit down and enjoy your meal, Santillo's is not the place for you. If you're looking for one of the best... More 

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Deal, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Mmm... Back at it ! SANTILLO'S!! Staying away too long is just not possible! I came in for a large Sicilian well done, of course.. And to no surprise what so ever, it was PERFECT and I mean PERFECT! Just the right amount of cheese right amount of sauce, cooked to a well done crispiness of deliciousness... Once again a... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Stopped in early on Friday and felt like I was family. Picked up a Sicilian, and two large with cheese and cheese/half sausage. I actually stopped and had two slices before getting them home. I can't wait to drive up from the shore again and pick up some take out! If you go make sure you get a loaf of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 639 South Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: (908) 354-1887

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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