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Totonno Pizzeria Napolitano
Ranked #130 of 5,582 Restaurants in Brooklyn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Pizza
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Reviewed August 4, 2012

I live in Brooklyn, have for nearly 20 years. There's a few major pizza standouts, DeFaro's, Grimaldi's, Lombardi's - all are great and worth a visit if you have the time. But if you are out on Coney, wow, Tontonno is really a great pie and a cool room. It's a bit of a walk from the boardwalk - at least 15 minutes - but if you have a car and are on Coney, for sure it's worth coming here. The place is classic and the food - like Katz's - is touristy but still remains very good.

Thank Jimmy O
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Reviewed August 4, 2012

But waiting in line for a half hour or 45 mins good sorry can't do it . Go at off hours so you don't have to wait ...

Thank Mandalore1
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Reviewed August 1, 2012

The pizza at Totonno's is very good but don't think it's worth the wait. The place is first come 1st serve with seating. There are very few tables so the line outside is always long. Once you get in and order your pizza it's at least 45 mins before you actually get your pizza. Do not go with your kids. The wait is too long for any kid to sit still in this very small tight pizzeria. We ordered our pizza waited 45 mins for it to arrive to find it was made wrong. I had to scrap the onions off the pizza for the kids but luckily the owner who is the matride was very accommodating. First they offered to make another pie but after waiting 45 mins my kids were going crazy and starving. After we did eat the pizza with onions she did not charge us, so that was nice.

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Thank Newyorktravelermc
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Reviewed July 25, 2012

While most of the old family run pizzarias have disappeared in Brooklyn, Totonnos third generation owner continues the tradition (and recipe) of baking real Italian Neopolitan pizza. The pizza here is not the typical thick crust ,artifical cheese overflow mess that has come to signify NY pizza. Its REAL Italian pizza. Using the same recipe and process developed in 1924 by Anthony "Totonno" Pero, the pizza baked here is a thin crust pie using fresh tomato sauce with a light (but real) mozzarella cheese topping in an oven that is still fired by coal.
What makes Totonnos pizza so delicious is that all ingredients are made on the premises.They make their own dough and mozzarella cheese in house, Italian crushed tomatoes are used for their homemade sauce and they add fresh basil. The coal oven gives the pie a unique flavor unlike that in the gas ovens of today. Totonno's has not changed much over the years. The decor is much the same as it was years ago but the pizza hasn't changed and that's the best part of all. I cannot wait to visit again. Absolutely great. Outstanding!!!!!!!

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1  Thank capemaytraveler
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Reviewed July 22, 2012

Folks, this is not your traditional new York pizza, that being thin and chewy in middle, with raised outer crust, crispy on outside and chewy in the middle. This is also not your traditional ny pizza with shredded cheese. This is Italy (Naples ) style that is from Italy and what New York style is based off of. This is very thin and crispy crust, with slices of fresh mozzarella used instead of shredded cheese. There is not cheese all over and pockets of places with just sauce. All this being said, it is historical and worth the visit. This might be the best pizza you have had, however it is not what you are expecting from just about every pizza joint on the streets of manhattan that sell large foldable slices.

Thank RG733
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