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Modern Apizza

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874 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3925
+1 203-776-5306
23:00 - 11:00
Open now
All hours
Mon - Wed 23:00 - 11:00
Thu 12:00 - 11:00
Fri 12:00 - 15:00
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The staff are friendly, the service is great, and the atmosphere brings me back to when I was a small kid. A lot of good memories in this restaurant, Modern Pizza is part of new haven, the family has been making good pizza for generations. My wife and I travel back to CT a few times a year. We always... More 

Thank Kenneth R
Blue Hill Falls, Maine
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been here a million times. Nothing beats this pizza. Not only is the pizza irresistible, but the staff is friendly, fast, attentive and the place is clean. I think the longest wait I've ever endured was 25 minutes, maybe. I think we usually avoid Friday and Saturday nights so can't speak to the wait time on those days. If you're... More 

Thank HoneyBadger1972
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything is perfect for the ultimate New Haven pizza experience. In my estimation, the ultimate pizza experience anywhere on Earth. Yes, I've been all over the world sampling pizza and yes, there are amazing places out there, however Modern stole my heart 18 years ago and has not let go. Nice, casual, old-school, family environment with awesome local beers (beer... More 

1 Thank AdamsVisits
w mass
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59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first trip to Modern Apizza, the top rated pizza place in New Haven. Not only are they the top rated pizza place, they are the top rated restaurant in the city, no mean feat for a pizza joint. The line was on the sidewalk-the door guy kept a list for the wait of 45 min- 1 hour,... More 

1 Thank Petronius_arbiter
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For those who get New Haven Pie, this place seldom disappoints. White Clam Casino, Mozz, or the Italian Bomb.

1 Thank Joe J
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37 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Modern Pizza is definitely another of the top Pizza places in the country! Never been disappointed. Eat in or take out... always delicious, nice atmosphere, clean, nice staff

1 Thank j2dagee68
Ojo Caliente, New Mexico
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74 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us dropped in for lunch. We ordered two medium pizzas, one white, one red, each with 1/2 of one topping and 1/2 of another. The pizzas were perfect, the service was great. It was more pizza that the four of us could eat.

1 Thank jnj182
Wilmington, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ordered the Italian Bomb and it was fantastic. The service was good and the prices were reasonable. There were a lot of interesting specialty pizzas to consider. Parking lot was a bit of a challenge.

Thank Mike_ILM2
East Haven
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been to Italy many times and always have pizza. Modern's is very traditional, authentic and comparable to what I get in Italy. The atmosphere is casual and loud. The wait to get is part of the experience. I pass at least 6 other pizza restaurants to go to Modern. Our son, who lives in Miami makes Modern Pizza... More 

Thank Lorie-ann P
New Haven, Connecticut
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

But last couple of years pizza here become overbirned and unready at the same time. Maybe they changed the chief?

Thank mlsukhanova

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
23:00 - 11:00
23:00 - 11:00
23:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 11:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 874 State St, New Haven, CT 06511-3925
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-776-5306

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