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Domenick & PIA Downtown

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3 Brook St, Waterbury, CT 06702-2215
(203) 753-3401
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sat 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Bristol conneccticut, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

This pizza is serious. A lot of people love Pepe's, but I am not a fan. This pizza is just like how I remember it going up in New Jersey. This is a must try if you are ever passing through.

Thank Shean L
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Best pizza in Waterbury. It's just as good as Pepe's in New Haven (which I really like as well), if not better.

Thank Yankeefan83
Waterbury, Connecticut
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The pizza is very tasty I absolutely recommend it !!! It's a small pizzeria that's runs with much love ! Also are very nice people !

Thank itsslivietrish
New York City
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

The pizza here is very good but only when fresh. If you let it go cold and try to warm it up, it doesn't taste as good.

Thank Tallchief.
Waterbury, Connecticut
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87 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

You can't visit downtown with stopping for a slice of domenick and pia best pizza ever sauce is on point cheese is the best A+++ service and pizza

Thank guzmanmcg
Waterbury, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

I grew up eating this pizza. The nicest people own this little hole in the wall and it is by far the best pizza around. I think the plain cheese is the best but they do have all the varieties

Thank crowkiller
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016 via mobile

Been here many times, I got some takeout today and as usual the pizza was excellent, thin crispy crust just enough sauce and cheese I especially like the onion and meatball. No matter what you get you can't go wrong good prices not very big on the inside but there are tables and chairs!!

Thank Lndsray
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

Every year, my job requires me to go downtown for some presentation at the Palace or professional development activity at the Magnet School. Every year, we have a lunch break, and I allow my colleagues to convince me to go here. And, every year, I leave shaking my head, wondering what the appeal is. It's cramped, it's a limited menu,... More 

Thank Ryan W
Cheshire, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

I looked up places to eat lunch in downtown Waterbury near the Palace Theater because we were attending a matinee show on Saturday afternoon. The restaurant is very basic with modest tables & furnishings, but the pizza was excellent (I had sausage, roasted peppers & Mozzarella). Nothing fancy..paper plates & soft drinks, but if you want a really good pizza... More 

Thank JimBoothbayCC
Waterbury, Connecticut
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98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Domenick and Pia is a downtown institution. They keep the menu simple and the pizza is very good. I've been coming to this place since 1992. It was a blind date lunch set up by co-workers where I met my wife. The pizza is simple. This isn't a fancy place. It's small, frenetic and the offerings are limited but it's... More 

Thank TherealVman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:30 pm
10:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Brook St, Waterbury, CT 06702-2215
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterbury
  • Phone Number: (203) 753-3401

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