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Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana

157 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
+1 203-865-5762
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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157 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They make a great thin crust pizza. Brick oven taste is what makes it. Have been several times when in the New Haven area.

Thank Lucille W
Reviewed yesterday

This pizza place was highly touted by several people but the pizza is extremely thin crust and very little cheese, and the taste was just okay. Annoying to have to wait in line outside for a while just for an average experience. We also had...More

Thank NormIllinois
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I went for the first time and was very disappointed the pizza was very salty and just not good. It definitely was not worth the money I spent George's pizza in Hartford is way better.

Thank valerie m
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you appreciate brick oven pizza with a charcoal crust, hot, fresh ingredients, thin crust, then make your way to the World-Reknowned Pepe’s Pizza, born and expanded from its founding roots in the USA in New Haven, CT

Thank Todd H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

People...I mean Sheeple, get out of line already. I heard this was the place with “Americas best pizza” so I had to try it. An hour wait to get in to have pizza that is not worth a line at all. It is ridiculous to...More

Thank 7709dad
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to Pepe’s pizza, lunchtime crowd wasn’t bad On a Thursday. It wasn’t as long as I have Had with previous visits. Our server could not of been less interested in our experience. She was slow and inattentive and could have...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been there with family. In line for 20 minutes then at the table. Very gentle old lady helped us. Place is aged 60s stile but clean and enough comfortable. Service fast. Pizza dough is definitely “Napoletana” but with only a little crust (burned at most)....More

Thank Vincenzo T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole reason to go to Frank Pepe’s is to join the tradition. To stand in line where generations have stood, to taste the New Haven thin-crust that launched a thousand imitators and to check off your claim to having visited a place that is...More

Thank EdgarCosset
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to Pepe’s for over forty years. In that time I have been to over forty countries on four continents. Hands down Pepe’s is the best. A unique crust well cooked in their oven. My favorites pizzas are bacon and sausage and...More

Thank Douglas F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by New Haven on a rainy day to try the supposedly ‘ best pizza in America’. First off, we step into an ante room with another group but no one was there to greet us. So we go in the main dining room by...More

Thank trvlcrzy
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Joe G
18 February 2018|
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Response from Nikkismom1 | Reviewed this property |
No but it’s still worth the wait!
16 November 2016|
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Response from GerryBaron06 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know since I drove there from Yale.
Dennis D
22 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 12
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 157 Wooster St, New Haven, CT 06511-5709
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 203-865-5762
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