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Grand Central Pizza

640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3400
+1 828-254-4490
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  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Oct 2, 2017
“Hate to say it closed - is now Favilla's”
Oct 18, 2015
“Best NY/NJ Cheese Pizza in Asheville”
Open Now
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Pizza, Deli
640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3400
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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Grand Central was by far the best NY style pizza in town, but they've closed. The same location is now the 2nd of Favilla's, and is better than most of the others in town - we use them now as our "go to" spot

Thank M B
Reviewed October 18, 2015

This place has new owners (used to be Circle in the Square Pizza). It was always good pizza, but when the previous owner ran it, it was never clean. The pizza is as good or better and the place is so much cleaner. No sticky...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

We've been coming to Grand Central since it was Circle in the Square. The pizza is still fantastic and the owners are every nice. Crust is amazing.

Thank iamstoked22
Reviewed August 11, 2015

Nice classic NY pizza, huge slices and good prices. Also a deli where you can buy fresh cut meats. Good to have NY pizza so close to home!

Thank Alexandria E
Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Our first time visiting Asheville- we stopped here to get a pizza and take to our rented house. Staff were very friendly, and they have a large selection. We got a cheese pizza and a garden salad. It was ok - not great. Pizza was...More

Thank Melissa_October
Reviewed July 16, 2015

I liked that they had a large selection of foods-Lasagna, club sandwiches- not just pizza's and subs. The people were friendly. When ordering a slice of pizza, they will put your choice of topping on it. That works out well when people want different toppings.

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great NY style pizza (we split a 14-inch cheese) -- but the day we were there for lunch the place was dirty (floors, tables + flies) and the manager/cashier seemed a bit overwhelmed that it was (gasp) 11:30 a.m. [opening time] and the place was...More

Thank Hal B
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Casual and comfortable restaurant. We have not had anything other than pizza, but the pizza we have had is wonderful. My wife is a native New Yorker (from the Bronx) who has the typical New Yorker attitude about pizza (no pizza is ever as good...More

Thank Lester P
Reviewed December 20, 2014

Grand Central Pizza has the best pizza in Asheville! It is a true New York style pizza! The owners and staff worked tremendously hard and provide great customer service and pizza with each visit. My wife and I have lived in Asheville for 10 years...More

1  Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

If you know New York pizza, you know how it should smell. This place has the smell!!! And the taste did not disappoint! We got a pizza and ended up getting a Stromboli too! Very very good! We were on vacation and wish we had...More

Thank Felixthecats
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3400
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-4490
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