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485 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-3510
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Northeast USA
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a reservation for lunch today through Open Table. Drove to the restaurant. Parked and walked to Forcella. Tried to go in but it was dark and locked up. So, sadly we couldn't eat there. Sure wish we would have received a message indicating they wouldn't actually be open to honor our reservation. Very odd experience. We asked a... More 

Thank sunnyweather25
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

After the disappointing time we had a Garabaldi's, we really enjoyed the whole thing there at Forcella's. Among the best pizza we've had in the U.S., a very nice house salad, and warm and friendly service. Well work going off the beaten path for this place. Ranks right there with the best pizzas in Washington, DC (e.g., 2 Amys, Pizza... More 

Thank rowerr
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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234 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Ate here in a Friday evening. Small, and intimate but friendly restaurant. The pizza was amazing! Amongst the best pizza I have ever eaten! Visit!

Thank Mr&MrsWilko
Oslo, Norway
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016 via mobile

We had pizza and pasta. Everybody enjoyed their food. The lasagne was excellent and my son never had a better pizza.

Thank Martin O
New York City, New York
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

I have been a huge fan of their Manhattan venue, but had never been to their place in Brooklyn. We were not disappointed the pizzas were delicious and the prices were reasonable. The pizza with Nutella for dessert is extremely delicious so save some space for that.

Thank Bellabella907
New York City, New York
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

I used to go to the Bowery location all the time, now it's just Park Ave and Williamsburg. I went to the Williamsburg location and got the Margherita Pizza and my friend got the Montanara (typical fried pizza napulitana). Great location right off the L train and great quality pizza. Probably the best pizza in NYC. You need a few... More 

Thank CapAntonio11
New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

One of my New York favorite pizza, authentic from Naples, and no need to wait over two hours like their competitors in the area. And, they deliver, always faster than the annonced 30 minutes

Thank SimonaCaruso85
Harderwijk, The Netherlands
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

I was interested in this place because of all the great reviews: "real Italian food" and "fresh". To be blunt; it's neither. First the good: the staff was very friendly and the atmosphere was nice. It's a good looking place. Then the not so good: the food. The eggplant lasagna I had for starters was a bit bland and had... More 

Thank Martijn_Rufus
Harderwijk, The Netherlands
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Very, very nice place! Perfect pizza, lovely prosecco, good service! Really had a great evening here!

Thank Evert279
Brooklyn, New York
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My family and I are regulars, we've been eating there pretty much every week for the past couple of years. The restaurant recently changed management but the pizza is still excellent, probably the best you can find in Brooklyn. The staff is great, very friendly and eager to please. Highly recommended, and please note that I do know what I'm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 10:45 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
12:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 485 Lorimer St, Brooklyn, NY 11211-3510
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: 718-388-8820

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