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Brooklyn's Brick Oven Pizzeria

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161 Hackensack Ave, Hackensack, NJ 07601-6109
+1 201-342-2727
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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Hackensack, New Jersey
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112 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Good pizza and salads in an upscale pizza parlor type setting. Can be a wait on Saturdays and they only take cash.

Thank Pattycakes15
River Vale, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

The pizza is why you come to this restaurant. The minute it leaves the brick oven it arrives at your table, steaming hot. The crust is not too thin, and has a wonderful crisp bottom. It reminded me of the type of pizza we had in Cinque Terre, which was the best pizza we ever had. The restaurant is loud... More 

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New Milford, New Jersey
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Brought my Mom from Upstate to check this place out, as pizza joints in Albany can really be hit and miss. This place is a lot different, as it's a traditional old school-styled pie. Beers are reasonably priced as well! The calamari which we started with was hot and fresh... no frozen junk here! I'd suggest getting this as an... More 

Thank alinalbany
Teaneck, New Jersey
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

The best wood fire brick oven pizza in New Jersey. Parkinglot is always full. I can not choose my favorite dish. They are all good.

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Little Ferry, New Jersey
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

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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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 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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53 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 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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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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: +1 201-342-2727

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