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The Spot, Frank Pepe Pizzeria

163 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
+1 203-865-7602
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (11 reviews)
“pizza” (59 reviews)
“fresh clams” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
163 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Midafternoon on a Friday we went to Pepe's for our monthly fix of a white clam pie. Waiting in line would be involved but then we noticed the Spot was open which it usually isn't when we go. No wait, so we tried that for...More

Thank cheshirecatSoCt
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended!!!! The white clam is to die for! Definitely would go back!!! The margharita pizza is great as well. Had to wait in line a bit but totally worth it!!!

Thank Meg F
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Pizza is so hard to compare one to another.. everyone has different tastes....this pizza was rated number one in America... I had to try it......it's good especially the white clam pizza...but I've had better....my pizza style is a little different than what they offer ....More

Thank Jay F
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We spent a Saturday with friends on a Pizza Safari to New Haven CT to try some New Haven style pizza. The three pizzerias were highly recommended, Frank Pepe's, Sally's Apizza and Modern Apizza. Since I only want to write this once this is a...More

1  Thank B_Skyscraper
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

At 2:30 on a Sunday afternoon, we thought it wouldn’t be that busy. We underestimated the popularity ! We got takeaway and ate it in a nearby park. It was gooood! Fun watching them make it too in the massive pizza oven. Beautiful thin crust,...More

Thank Pip M
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We knew it wasn't PIZZA when we went in, but we were not sure what to expect because we love our Chicago style pizzas. The place was very lively! Expect to wait in line because everyone wants to enjoy this place. APIZZA was very good...More

Thank viper19692
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I'll admit after growing up in CT, I'm not a fan. But one thing I do love about CT is Pepe's Pizza in New Haven. I've lived all over the world, including Italy and Pepe's is the best pizza in the world!!!! I only go...More

Thank megsupp
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A New Haven institution that's been around since 1925. Affectionately noted as APIZZA the coal-fired pies were so well received that a new store was built next door to "The Spot". Here you could wait for an hour to be served at any time of...More

Thank AMsays
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

It was v good. I went early 430p and walked right in. Had med pie half anchovie, half garlic. Crust is a thin chewy semi crisp combo. Tomato sauce is fresh, not sweet, topped w mozz cheese. Service v good. I saw the oven, and...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Real incredible Apizza ( pronounced A' beats!). You haven't had pizza until you have done it in New Haven . New York is a reasonable substitute,but New Haven has the BEST!!

1  Thank steverA8718SU
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 163 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-865-7602
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