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All reviews margherita pizza pie fennel sausage wood fire pizza salad happy hour chewy crust just the right amount friendly service williams toppings joint neighborhood salty
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Reviewed October 2, 2019

This is a great little pizza and pasta joint on N Williams, Portland. Their $ 5 margherita pizza (wood-fired) is no joke! Perfectly charred with chewy crust and the sauce is on point. We also had their fennel sausage pasta and it is just beautifully...al dente with superb sauce. Run there before they decide to pull back the happy hour (all day) pizza!More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2019 via mobile

The best pizza we have found in Portland. This out of way neighborhood is fun to explore. Friendly service.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 5, 2019

Salty pizza and garden fresh salads with a happy hour beer selection - what's not great about that combination? Oh yeah, its good. The pizza is a bit salty - but that is really good. Fresh dough and grated cheese need salt to zing the...flavors. Although, I overheard a table next to our own complaining a bit about the "saltiness." I liked it.And, as a rule of taste - always add a pinch of salt to my pies. The salads are huge. And, fresh. I liked the mix of bitter greens and kale in the aptly named Kale-Arugula Salad. The dressing was perfect - not too much, and not too little. Perfect. The one piece of this review that keeps me from giving a Life of Pie Pizza a 5-star rating - the service. The serve is a bit . . . well . . . not super customer focused. We sort of felt that once we placed our order and made our way to the table - we were on our own. One server was really polite and kind, but they were the exception to the server team. At one point I asked where the flatware was located and I received a gesticulated pointing - not exactly customer focused. All-and-all, the pizza outshines any minor issues. It is terrific and worth a visit.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed September 1, 2019

Great food, excellent service, and a very nice place to go if you are in Portland and in the mood for pizza. We got three pizzas to split up among the four of us, and salads, and left feeling very happy. Try it!

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 25, 2019

Stumbled on the internet this place of pizza awesomeness. Service spot on, pizza spot in & hospitality amazing. Dog friendly & many families, couples, friends etc. All ages. It's a place you just want to be for pizza, salads & beer ( local varieties ).... A Portland homerun!More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019

This pizza is otherworldly! Recommended by a local, so we stopped by for a quick lunch when in Portland and it was flavor heaven! Amazing staff and the food really is immense. Hoping we'll be back in Portland before long to visit again.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed July 21, 2019

It was my second visit and was as delish as the first. The lunch Margherita pizza with beverage special is a steal. My only comment about the Sangria is it lacked any kick and seemed a little too homogenous in flavor, not anything distinctive in...the fruitiness. The wood fire pizza is done to perfection. Our evening experience was super fun. I would say the abundance of flies buzzing around the sidewalk seating area was a bit much. More than I have experienced dining outdoors in other places.... where there are typically yellow jackets hovering. Summer in the city. They have a nice selection of beers. Non house wines are a bit spendy. We had a great time. I look forward to going again.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed May 9, 2019 via mobile

We’ve travelled across the world and strangely enough, Portland has the best pizza place, yep ever. Super fun trendy place, super friendly staff, but the pizza is outstanding. Thin and beyond fresh ingredients. Best we’ve had, hands down. A must while in Portland.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed May 2, 2019

We stayed down the street and ended up eating Life of Pie twice, once dine in and once takeaway. Fantastic pizzas, reasonable prices and good wines by the glass. Very friendly and efficient staff, and it was fun to see the dough proofing next to...the window!More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed May 1, 2019 via mobile

For $5 from (11am-6pm I think) you get a good size delicious margarita pizza you can'tbeat that. I do admit when their extremely busy the crust isn't as crispy and when their less busy but I'm generally never left disappointed. I also really enjoy there...mixed green salad as well.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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