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Al Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza

639 S Broad St, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-2601
+1 908-354-1887
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good8%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pepperoni” (5 reviews)
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639 S Broad St, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-2601
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Elizabeth but now live an hour away in Toms River. Regardless, I still treat myself to Al’s works of art on a weekly basis. While all of Al’s pizzas are legendary( particularly the Sicilian), for me there is nothing greater than...More

Thank Christian H
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We decided to do Pizza and salad for dinner with another couple. They said Santilla's pizza was the best in New Jersey. Maybe it's the best for out-of-towners, who do't know what pizza should taste like. We ordered two medium size pizzas with vegetables. We...More

Thank Ilana S
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you want to say that you had "Brick Oven Authentic Pizza" then you have to go to Santillo's. They have been doing brick oven pizza for over 50 years.

Thank baroneag
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Real brick oven baked heaven. Any topping you want. Made when it's ordered. Only drawback, pick up only, but you can eat at Pastime Tavern around the corner. You will love the pizza and will be sorry if there's no leftovers, so order one large...More

Thank Bellanonna0448
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Excellent pizza, order it well done, Sicilian style, sesame seed crust, and enjoy. It might be a tad expensive, but it is worth it. Excellent pizza.

Thank Tom T
9083541887, Owner at Al Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2017

Take your pizza to Al's Pub or Pastime Tavern. Right round the corner.

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Interesting and very old spot here. Walk through an alley way into a very small storefront to order. The pizza is all very fresh, quality ingredients are used, and the same traditional way of baking is used. Very North Jersey here. Pizza was good, but...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I am fortunate to live close to Santillo, the best pizza on the planet. Get one well done with a sesame seed crust. No matter where you live it's worth traveling to.

Thank chetndeb
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Every time I come to Elizabeth I get this Sicilian pie of greatness. I've had this pie for over 40 years and love it every single time. the taste of the pepperoni,the sauce is so great the cheese is crispy and Al knows how my...More

Reviewed 11 January 2017

Have been getting Al's Pizza since I was a little boy in the neighborhood! LOVE the Sicilian Pizza. And the Sausage is INCREDIBLE!

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I live about an hour away from Santillos and have family members who own pizzerias but will say hands down nothing beats a Santillo's Sicilian Pie with Meatball, Onion and Italian Peppers. In 38 years of life I have yet to find a better pizza...More

Thank Chris S
9083541887, Owner at Al Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza, responded to this reviewResponded 3 January 2017

Thanks for being such a good customer.

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14 September 2016|
Response from Mike S | Reviewed this property |
Al has several bars listed as preferred "places" and they include Pastime Tavern, Al's Pub and about 3-4 others within blocks of Santillo's. The other option is to buy a pizza bag for $20 from Al Santillo and you can take... More
9 March 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Parking Available
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 S Broad St, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-2601
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-354-1887
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Since 1918 we've been baking bread and making Pizza in our Brick Oven. Our Famous Pizza is Voted Best Pizza by the Media every year. (for years and years) We've been Voted best Sicilian Pie in America, Best Sicilian Pepperoni Pie in AMerica. Every year we rank either #1 or #2 in NJ by all the top Cuisine Media Companies. I've learned there are two types of people, those that never tried our Pizza and those that have been here countless times. Thanks for patronizing our establishment. Regards, Al "the baker" Santillo
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