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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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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (9 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
163 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Loved the experience ! started with friendly parking attendant . waited for a table about 20 mins. quick service. many selections .great pies, perfectly cooked and would go back anytime !

1  Thank ennisfamily11
Reviewed 23 April 2017

We called in for takeout on a Saturday afternoon, and it was great to skip the long lines for dine-in service at both locations. The pizza was ready 5 minutes before the estimated time, the counter staff was helpful in providing plates and napkins without...More

Thank VandelayNJ
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We go here when the line is too long at Pepe's. Its great and it is owned by the same family. Pepe's is always fun,but this is just a good.

Thank BigGsfo
Reviewed 9 February 2017

My friends and I have been going to Pepe's in New Haven since 1985. The Spot is just as good in my opinion, however; my buddies insist next door in the larger building is still better. None-the-less, the service is fast unlike the long lines...More

Thank Gene C
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I am from South Italy and I have been living in Napoli for almost 10years, so I am very picky about pizza... but this one was great. One of the best pizzas I ate here in United States!!!!

Thank Giovanna P
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The line for the main restaurant was out the door and down the block, but a local advised me to just go next door to The Spot and order to go. Did that, and had my pie in about 20 minutes. Plus, I got to...More

Thank Christina M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
13:00 - 21:00
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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