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Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria

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161 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6109
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Little Ferry, New Jersey
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you like thin crust pizza , then this is the place for you . It just melts in your mouth. Remember to bring cash, as this place does not accept credit cards .

Thank arthob
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were driving by and the husband suggested to stop there for dinner. Almost 7pm on week night. The parking lot is small. As soon as you enter there are 2 signs telling you about the "no cards" policy. It's quiet annoying, since rarely we carry money these days... Anyway, we are lucky and we have cash. The service was... More 

Thank Stone S
Bergenfield, New Jersey
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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Back in the day, before all the brick oven pizzerias began to open, this place was the go-to joint. Unfortunately it hasn't kept pace with all the newcomers. CASH ONLY? Really? Limited bar...beer & wine. Poor and slow service whenever it's busy. No reservations, limited parking, questionable sanitary practices...I can go on but the food here is good once you... More 

Thank R1362PTmark
Hackensack, New Jersey
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The pizza is simply excellent. The best or NEARLY the best in northern NJ. Brick oven, flavorful sauce, excellent crust, nice cheese, familiar touches of coal char... similar to the great coal burning pizza joints in NYC (Lombardi's, Grimaldi's). On the negative side... the cash only rule is more than a little annoying made worse by the cost and "nickel-and-diming".... More 

Thank Jesse P
eastern pennsylvania
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I've been here several times in the last few years and the most recent trip was no disappointment. Their coal-fired oven produces a crust that is unlike traditional ovens. It is thin, crispy and flavorful, with an flavor unique to coal-fired ovens. It was lunchtime and I took advantage of the personal pie, only $10.50, which was plenty for one... More 

Thank luvcivilwarstuff
New York City, New York
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

When I moved from NYC to NJ 8 years ago, I was on a quest for the best pizza in the north jersey area. This place is excellent. Their crust has a very nice flavor and is slightly fluffy. The pepperoni is thick and small, just like at Patsy's and Angelos in NYC. It's not crappy pizza. This is the... More 

Thank KarBuGh
Paramus, New Jersey
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332 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2015

Very good brick oven pizza with fresh tomato sauce & mozzarella unlike many places that use shredded cheese. Only whole pies available as no slices are served here. Brooklyn salad is also excellent.

Thank paul3776
Teaneck, New Jersey
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We wanted to give this place another try, we walked in and the manager (not very nice) said we had to order right then or wait 45 minutes for a pizza, as the chef would be taking a break, never heard of this, 4 other people walked in and left when they heard 45 minutes. He acted as though we... More 

Thank ruth339
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times pizza is good but the service is lacking. Our recent visit we walked out because after being seated our waitress never came over to take our order but instead went to the table of a party that came in after us. Even though the pizza is good, I feel the service stinks.

Thank Louis M
Hackensack, New Jersey
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83 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The pizza here is very good but the attitude of the staff is not. The wait staff is ok they do try but they have become so popular that the customer service touch has been lost. It is a shame I dined here frequently over the years but since this past summer decided enough is enough there are other pizza... More 

Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6109
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hackensack
  • Phone Number: 201-342-2727

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