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The Spot, Frank Pepe Pizzeria

163 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
+1 203-865-7602
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
163 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
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Reviewed April 30, 2017

Loved the experience ! started with friendly parking attendant . waited for a table about 20 mins. quick service. many selections .great pies, perfectly cooked and would go back anytime !

Thank ennisfamily11
Reviewed April 23, 2017

We called in for takeout on a Saturday afternoon, and it was great to skip the long lines for dine-in service at both locations. The pizza was ready 5 minutes before the estimated time, the counter staff was helpful in providing plates and napkins without...More

Thank VandelayNJ
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We go here when the line is too long at Pepe's. Its great and it is owned by the same family. Pepe's is always fun,but this is just a good.

Thank BigGsfo
Reviewed February 8, 2017

My friends and I have been going to Pepe's in New Haven since 1985. The Spot is just as good in my opinion, however; my buddies insist next door in the larger building is still better. None-the-less, the service is fast unlike the long lines...More

Thank Gene C
Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

I am from South Italy and I have been living in Napoli for almost 10years, so I am very picky about pizza... but this one was great. One of the best pizzas I ate here in United States!!!!

Thank Giovanna P
Reviewed October 29, 2016

The line for the main restaurant was out the door and down the block, but a local advised me to just go next door to The Spot and order to go. Did that, and had my pie in about 20 minutes. Plus, I got to...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

I had heard about Pepe's a week ago when I was in Bristol. Now I understand why people from all over the state rave about this pizza. The Quatro frommagia is just awesome. Thin but super tasty crust with just enough sauce and cheese that...More

Thank Jill F
Reviewed October 22, 2016

We were back for university class reunion after many years. Frank Pepe pizza from stone ovens provide thin crust pizzas unlike anywhere else. Friendly service, great topping selections and that "Italian" ambiance were all that he remembered from years ago

Thank NEToppy
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Our pizzas were, as always, delicious. We had a variety, including something that our vegetarian guest could be happy with. The service was friendly, but in a way that was more than friendly. She looked like she was enjoying herself.

Thank philargyry
Reviewed September 25, 2016

The Spot is the original although you can't go wrong at Frank Pepe's at the front of the street (or even at Mohegan Sun) always consistent for their taste and quality. Excellent service at the Spot. Friendly and they keep the pies coming and the...More

Thank ACKluv
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-865-7602
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