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Modern Apizza

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874 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3925
Mon - Wed 11:00 pm - 11:00 am
Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 am
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pizza was good - we had a party so I got to try several different slices. Favorite was sausage and pepperoni. Staff and service were good - did common sense things like put pitchers of soda and tea on tables instead of refilling individual drinks. Bruschetta was good, would def go again.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I honestly don't understand the high ratings for this place. The pizza here is mediocre at best. The sauces were kind of bland, with minimal seasoning (I like my italian sauces with lots of garlic and other seasonings). The crusts were dry, and one of our pizzas was burnt. They do give a generous amount of toppings, but the quality... More 

Thank Aristippe77
Naugatuck, Connecticut
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130 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Finally went to Modern after going to Pepe's for so many years Visited it twice, a year apart. The first time was really good:Thin crispy crust, and lots of sauce. Next time was so-so:very salty and not much sauce. Consistancy was not there. Still, better than anything outside of the Northeast.

Thank Huskies74
Bethesda, Maryland
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231 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There has to have been a concentrated and skilled campaign by tech savvy young people, to have bumped Modern Apizza to the top of the New Haven restaurant list. It is a decent restaurant, rated three in any other town. But in the capital of pizza, it is very bad. Since this is important, I will only list the facts.... More 

Thank GeraldWW2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place for a date or for family night. I use it for both. Thurs-sat get there before 6 to avoid a wait. After 7 the wait is Bouton 15-20 minutes. Parking is also a problem so expect to circle the block at least once:if you dont get there before 6pm. Order the Italian bomb it's the best and made... More 

Thank givanfamily
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great pizza especially bacon and sausage . Plan on a long wait to get seated . But well worth the wait !!parking is hard to find otherwise if you can get in it's the best

Thank DWgirls
West Haven, Connecticut
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have always loved Modern Pizza. I would say they are 99 per cent consistant. Their crust is thin but not too thin, it's crispy with a delish tomato taste and just enough moss not too over powering on the pizza. The wait staff are terrific. We have never had a problem always friendly and efficient If you want the... More 

Thank Sondra B
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My dad grew up on Wooster street, so going to Pepe's and standing in line is something I've been doing since I was 5 years old! And then my mom found Modern Pizza (years ago) and we've been coming here because the pizza is THAT GOOD! For me, the pizza is all about the crust. I like it crust crunchy... More 

Thank Maria A
New Haven, Connecticut
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86 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go here for dinner with family on numerous occasions and are never disappointed. The pizzas are fantastic! We had pepperoni, white clam, eggplant, cheese, and also a calzone. Everything was fresh and delicious! The service was very good too! We will continue to return here whenever we have a craving for great pizza!

Thank BC-Eagle-70-74
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Today my aunt came to visit from NY and we went to Modern Apizza to try it for the first time. We ordered the Italian Bomb and it was the bomb!!!!!. The crust was very thin and crispy. The bacon, sausage and pepperoni still had their individualized flavors and the peppers and onion were nicely done, soft but not mushy.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 pm - 11:00 am
11:00 pm - 11:00 am
11:00 pm - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 11:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 874 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3925
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: 203-776-5306

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