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Di Fara Pizzeria

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1424 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY 11230-3702
+1 718-258-1367
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

SUMMARY: - Long Saturday wait time (well over an hour --standing for name to be called) -The Self- serve tables are largely occupied and this venue shows it's wear & tear - The Pizza was fine, but not remarkable (on the oily side) - It is a long commute if you start in Manhattan and head to this locale in... More 

Thank Paul S
The Big Cheese
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My pizza joint from the neighborhood. Didn't put basil on a pie in 1979. Still good pizza not worth $5 a slice, long wait and NO bathroom. was in town last and had a slice for old time's sake.

Thank ajg325
Miami, United States
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a former New Yorker and living in Miami... One spends a lot of their time in search for that perfect New York "slice" that transport you back home. Everyone and their brother outside of NYC can claim "New York Style" pizza and for a moment your hoping it is but you know it's not even close... Well, when my... More 

Thank Fred C
Stafford, Virginia
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194 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This place makes a really excellent pie and I wouldn't hesitate to eat here again if I was in the area. I found the crust particularly delicious - very crispy and yummy. The sauce was bright and fresh tasting. The basil was lovely. The sausage was yummy. The wait was pretty long but worth it. The place was reasonably clean... More 

Thank Catalaq
Brooklyn, New York
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12 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016

This is a small old time pizza restaurant. The slices are small. Regular slices are $5 and square slices are $6 each. The line is long and one can expect a wait of 20 minutes to an hour to get a pizza. The best part is watching the owner make each pie individually. Buffalo mozzarella cheese is used and is... More 

Thank Imageandart-Image
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

You won't get better ingredients or a more personal touch than this. This guy is not in it for the money, this is what he loves to do, & he knocks it out of the park. One of the best things I've ever eaten in my life. If you want a cheap doughy slice go across the street...

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New York City, New York
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

This place has been called by some the best pizza in NYC. Now, it is very very good... but not the best. One slice is at least $5, and sometimes an hour+ wait. That is just not worth it. Try Wheated or Franny's instead.

Thank Jeremy W
London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

The taste of the pizzas are nice and homely. We were lucky to not be subjected to long queues on a Saturday evening. The place is run down and ought to be cleaner. Seats few people.

Thank camah17
Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We waited an hour for two slices each and now I wish I ordered a whole pie. The pizza crust, sauce, cheese, and spices are all nuanced with a rich and savory flavor that is the essence of what pizza should be. It tastes like a homemade pie - with ingredients that are not sourced from a warehouse. I'm coming... More 

Thank Julie V
Brooklyn, New York
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

The pizza was ok. Its a little thin and over cooked for my taste and loaded with parmasian cheese and oil (im guessing thats there signature flavoring) along with a ton of fresh basil. the pizza was yummy but not wait 35 minutes and pay $30 a pie yummy. The pizzaria itself is in shambles. it looked very dirty and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1424 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY 11230-3702
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-258-1367

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