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Penguin Pizza

735 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-6304 (Jamaica Plain/ Mission Hill)
617-277-9200
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Ranked #137 of 2,784 restaurants in Boston
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza, Gastropub
Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain/ Mission Hill
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Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain/ Mission Hill
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English first
An American living in Northwest England
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

We just found Penguin Pizza as we were driving down Huntington. Delightful surprise - great pizza, lots of other choices, great selection of beers, friendly atmosphere, nice staff. If I lived in Boston I would go back frequently!

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Las Cruces, New Mexico
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

This joint has some seriously great pizza. I very highly recommend checking it out. Their three cheese blend is to die for.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Penguin Pizza is a fantastic spot to stop in for a slice (or a whole pizza!) with a variety of unique combinations of toppings. Their beer selection is always great, more than the regular pizza shop options. Good stuff in the Brigham Circle location!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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64 reviews 64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

I could write a lot about how much I love their pizza, which they have specials on slices of the day with crazy awesome topping combos. I would much rather talk about their amazing beer selection though. They've got such a variety, including all the beers I loved while studying in the Czech Republic. When I lived closer to Penguin,... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

Penguin is hands down the best pizza in Boston if you are thin-crust type of person. The eggplant pizza with balsamic glaze is incredible, as is the Tuscan Fig and Prosciutto - it's sweet, satisfying and unlike any other pizza I've ever had. They have a massive selection of beer with constantly changing seasonal beers on tap. The atmosphere is... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Great beer - reasonably priced too! (Penguin Ale) - tasty pizza, crispy nachos, and a great atmosphere make this place a great decision no matter the mood. Just be careful it is not a hot day, or you can skip the Sauna at the gym.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We couldn't ask for a better place to hang out near by... my husband and I find any excuse to stop by. The pizza is great, they take good care of their beer lines, they always have great new things on tap, and above all we love the staff. And they seem to like their regulars a lot. :) We've... More

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Buffalo, New York
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9 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We actually found this place on tripadvisor. It is in a very college type area which means one thing..huge pizzas!! Very delicious pie. Way more than 2 ppl could eat lol

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Great pizza, close to Envision Hotel, definitely recommend! Very nice neighborhood, great evening! They took great care of us.

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New Haven, Connecticut
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38 reviews 38 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

We went here because it was close to our hotel (enVision), but only stayed for about 15 minutes. The beer selection was okay, though not the best I've ever seen. Prices were good and lots of people were eating. There wasn't a cover, and there were no tables available when we arrived after 8PM one evening, so eating wasn't an... More

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