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“One of the better pizzas in the DC area”

Pete's New Haven Style Apizza
Ranked #182 of 883 Restaurants in Arlington
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Description: This place just opened yesterday. It's the third Pete's in the DC area.
Virginia
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72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“One of the better pizzas in the DC area”
Reviewed August 13, 2013

We ordered three kinds of vegetarian pizzas -- edge of the woods, the green and the arugula pizza. My daughter had a special request for goat cheese on the arugula pizza for which we were charged $6 extra (not warranted i think for the amount of cheese that was actually on the pizza) since they said it was a premium cheese. All the pizzas were excellent with the Edge of the woods being the favorite. Three large ones for a group of 8 was plenty and we had leftovers to take back home. We will be back again.

  • Visited August 2013
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Hartford, Connecticut
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100 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“The best pizza in DC, FWIW”
Reviewed July 30, 2013

Pete's has the best pizza crust in DC: crisp on the bottom, chewy on the inside, though not nearly as good as in New Haven or Naples. The plain cheese pizza is OK. The tomato sauce is good, but the cheese is too much of a thick, solid layer. The veggie slices (which seem to change from day to day) are inventive but hit or miss; they suffer from the common disease of piling too many things on at once. At lunch Pete's is super-convenient, since you order at the counter and your food comes quickly. The beer selection is very good, too.

Visited July 2013
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Middlebury, Vermont
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Sat outside, nice tables in the sun or shade. Quick service. Excellent food. Salad was small for the price, but I guess most come here for the pizza, which did not disappoint, thin and crispy!! Another member in our party had a pasta dish and they said that was excellent as well. You can't go wrong here.

  • Visited July 2013
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Fairfax, Virginia
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Good pizza in Clarendon”
Reviewed July 10, 2013

The New Haven pizza is a variety of the so called neapolitan pizza; a thin crust pizza. Here the crust is crispy and tastes more like flatbread. They have a variety of fillings, all of them good. I love the chief's choice. The spinach salad, with crumbled goat cheese and pine nuts is excellent. I always go for the slices because they don't have small pizzas, which makes me lower a point on their rating because warmed up pizza is not as good as fresh from the oven.

  • Visited July 2013
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Alexandria
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74 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Great for those with celiac disease and food allergies”
Reviewed July 7, 2013 via mobile

This place has decent GF pizza and non-soy dairy free Daiya "cheese". Also good GF pasta with marinara sauce. Order though manager. Very kid friendly.

  • Visited March 2013
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