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Modern Apizza

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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874 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3925
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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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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Kennebunkport, Maine
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place more than lived up to its reputation. One of the best pizzas ever. The super hot oven makes the best crust....perfect. We arrived at about 12:30 on a Saturday and were seated right away. In fifteen minutes, there was a very long line. The staff was really friendly as promised.

Thank brjack
New Haven, Connecticut
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I put Modern at the top of the pizzeria list in the US. Of course there is better pizza out there, but those places are typically more expensive restaurants who use better ingredients and cost a lot more, and have a lot more than pizza (such as Terry Lodge).

Thank Jon R
New Haven, Connecticut
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295 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best New Haven pizzas and in the country... every one has their favorite in New Haven and thus is ours.... great pizza and toppings cooked to perfection with a crispy crust ... sausage and mozz and bacon the ultimate meat lover pizza... chicken with broccoli (Pepe's doesn't have the chicken with broccoli )

Thank JJFlash7
New York City
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166 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful wonderful wonderful!!! Truly, you can save the airfare to Naples! We tried the Clams casino, which had perhaps more bacon and fewer clams than we were expecting, but was fantastic none the less. Very friendly service and convenient to Yale and the Peabody Museum. And free parking!

Thank OutdoorsAdventurer
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited modern apizza following a recommendation from lorenzo's in West Haven. We popped in at around 2 pm on a Tuesday and were seated and tended to immediately. They had non alcoholic beer (yeah) and a good choice of alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks. We ordered a 16" pepperoni pizza which was twice as much as... More 

Thank jo l
New Haven, Connecticut
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's standard for New Haven to have great Pizza everywhere but Modern is one of the best. I prefer it to Pepe's or Sally's and the only other that might rank higher is BAR and only because they have Mashed Potato and Garlic!! and with a little less Char...

Thank G D
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern is almost as good as it gets in New Haven!!! Nice think crust, delicious sauce and cheese and premium toppings!! Real Italian style pizza! Put it anywhere else in the country and it would be the best!! The competition is stiff here in New Haven!

Thank Leonette R
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a great experience here. Had a regular pie which was fine, charred crust and good service. The real plus was the gluten feee crust, it was crunchy served hot and you can add (mostly) any topping you'd like. Maybe a 10 minute wait and found a spot in their parking lot.

Thank Rob7142
Clinton Conn
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Modern Apizza is quite simply the best tasting pizza you will find anywhere in this country. Thin crust, the sauce, the cheese, the toppings and the oven equal perfection!!!

Thank Jack06413
New Haven, Connecticut
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to Bar (excellent), Sally's, Pepe's, Wall Street Pizza, and they are all very good pizza parlors. By far, the best pizza in New Haven is Modern Pizza. Fresh ingredients, well made, comes out hot. Outstanding pizza amongst a city with a bunch of great pizza makers.

Thank 117douglasw

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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, Kids, 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?