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Smoking Monkey Pizza

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613 S 3rd St, Renton, WA 98057-2586
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Santa Clarita, California
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36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Walking in the door I was a little skeptical. At first glance it just didn't look like it could be a great pizza shop, but as soon as you sit down and look at the menu/food you'll begin to change your mind. Then, once the aromas hit your senses, it will be a tough choice of what to order. It... More 

Thank tbone0914
Orting, Washington
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it so much. The food the service and the atmosphere were all great. Not your cookie cutter place. So clever from the menu choices to the decor. Small and intimate and really a small town experience. Can't recommend it highly enough!

Thank lckugler
Renton, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here many times. I'm a bit of a pizza snob, and Smoking Monkey is the only pizza I've found nearby that meets my standards. Love their crust, sauce and fresh ingredients. Staff is always quick, courteous and professional

Thank CharSchwartz
Seattle, Washington
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214 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017

I believe they also offer single slices, which is always nice. It is a very tasty, New York style pizza. Big slices, flat crust, and toppings on top not under the cheese. Comes out piping hot and tasting very fresh! And it is conveniently located next to the transit center.

Thank dansonman22
Gilbert, Arizona
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016

Happened to find this quirky restaurant in a review. It's not very big, so it's possible the wait isn't short... But the pizza was terrific - lots of different types and choices. The server recommended deep fried cauliflower and I though - Yah, no. Well, I was wrong. It was pretty amazing, along with the cayenne aioli that came with... More 

Thank Steve M
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

Visiting the area, I checked with trip advisor for a good pizza place for lunch. As always, trip advisor steered us to a fantastic place! There were two adults and 2 kids in our party. We adults ordered a house salad to share. It was excellent with shivered almonds, blue cheese, bacon, red onion and mixed greens with balsamic dressing.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

Stopped in here for lunch a few weeks back with my brother to split a pizza. But there was so much more! First, their small range of really good local beer on tap was tapped and at the table in minutes. The Garlic & Cheese breadsticks were delicious and could be a 'beer and snack' meal on their own. I... More 

Thank Snowdog276
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57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Should your travels bring you to downtown Renton and your are hungry for pizza or sandwiches or pasta or just a beer or local wine then you must stop in at the Smoking Monkey and ask for the book of Monkey (not kidding) it's the menu! Anyway lots to love here and you will not be disappointed! Very laid back... More 

Thank David S
Queens, New York
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73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

We called in to order our food for takeout. They said it would be ready in about a half hour. Instead of 30 minutes, it took 50 minutes. It was very busy. We ordered a pear salad, the meatball pasta, chicken Alfredo, and the large barbarian pizza. The food was very good! We especially enjoyed the pizza.

Thank Mary C
Renton, Washington
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Ownership has changed multiple times, but one thing remains the same - delicious pizza! Easily the best pizza in Renton. The seating area is small, but you can usually get a table. Tonight we did take out, and the pizza definitely didn't disappoint!

Thank MP425

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 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
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 613 S 3rd St, Renton, WA 98057-2586
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Renton
  • Phone Number: 425-291-7560

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