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735 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-6304 (Jamaica Plain / Mission Hill)
617-277-9200
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Ranked #192 of 2,852 Restaurants in Boston
Price range: $5 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza, Gastropub
Neighborhood: Jamaica Plain / Mission Hill
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Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

If you love fresh ingredients, thin crusts, magical tastes, great salads, get to the Penguin immediately, if not sooner! Penguin Pizza can be reached on the H Green line at the Mission Hill stop. My faves are the Greek salad and the Aegean Pizza, with fresh tomatoes, homemade pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, spinach, kalamata olives, feta cheese.....only $11.99....soooooo yummy &... More 

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Alameda, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had the caramelize onion, goat cheese, prosciutto, with fig jam thin crust pizza. This is to die for. Sweet, salty, and awesome.

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Newton, Massachusetts
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I liked this place a lot. Was super packed and we had to wait about 30 mins for a table (two of us) but we were able to order from their drink menu while we waited. Atmosphere was welcoming and casual. Lots of great beer, and plenty of exciting options that aren't found everywhere. And once we got it, the... More 

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Top Contributor
276 reviews 276 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This place has great slices.....and a slice is a quater of a pizza! So don't do what my husband did and order other food too! The sub I got wads ok but the pizza and nachos were great.

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CT
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

You certainly wouldn't want to come here for a romantic evening, or possibly even a first date, as this place is noisy! I have to say though, that this is some of the best pizza I gave ever eaten-- and I work in NYC, so that's saying a lot. The beer list is tremendous! would try each and every one... More 

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An American living in Northwest England
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141 reviews 141 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 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
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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70 reviews 70 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Additional Information about Penguin Pizza

Address: 735 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115-6304
Phone Number: 617-277-9200
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Jamaica Plain / Mission Hill
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 5 - 15
Cuisine: American, Italian, Pizza, Gastropub

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