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286 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446
(617) 734-4900
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • 32
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
If you like whole wheat crust pizza

The upper crust has lots of interesting combo special pizzas....served. if you like on thin whole wheat crust.....worth stopping in anytime you go to Coolidge Corner Theater.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The pizza is overloaded with stuff and greasy. No we didn't expect fine dining but between the instrument of torture chairs and the noise level, it was not a fun place. We had a margherita, which was icky, and another that was so forgettable that I have forgotten what was on it.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I need to say I like my pizza a bit thicker. I want slices I can hold in my hand and are more satisfyingly filling. (Thin-crust pizza is like a thin piece of chocolate to me; I'd prefer having something that really delivers the goods, not something that just gives you a taste.) Nonetheless, I must say Upper Crust pizza... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The upper crust has lots of interesting combo special pizzas....served. if you like on thin whole wheat crust.....worth stopping in anytime you go to Coolidge Corner Theater.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

great pizza with a great crust. good place to have a bite before going to the movies next door. Worth the money!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

As an Italian living abroad, finding a pizza that I like is never an easy thing. Upper Crust in Brookline was a great surprise: they make a very good pizza, thin and crispy. Ingredients are fresh and you can choose toppings from a decent sized list. Personnel is friendly and professional, the manager also spent some time talking to us.... More 

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Haledon, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Being from Jersey, and really knowing, good thin crust pizza, this place is the best!! Have never had good pizza outside of the metro area,,don't know what these guys are doing, but apparently they do!! My daughter, who now has relocated to Brookline, loves the "slice of day" or the "slice of the week". The only draw back for me,,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

This is our family's favorite grab-a-slice pizza joint. I especially like the slices of the day with their Caesar salad. Hmmm, I think I've just made a lunch plan.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We are New Yorkers and expect great pizza. This place was off the charts. The crust was perfect and the toppings very fresh as were the salads

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

They got a bit of a rush and ground to a halt with many people waiting. An off-duty employee had to jump in and help. My pizza sounded like it would be good (buffalo chicken) but the crust was black and some was unpalatable.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

When seeing a film at The Coolidge, it is extremely easy to grab a bite at The Upper Crust. I have eaten there many times and my only concern is that often times, the crust is not fully cooked and is gummy. I would NEVER allow that to keep me from frequenting this place, however. It has happened only a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 286 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: (617) 734-4900

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 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 - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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