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The Upper Crust

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286 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446
+1 617-734-4900
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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103 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly service, creative choice of pizzas. Delicious thin crust! They were very generous with the toppings. And they don't try to shame you into buying overpriced bottled water. They have pitchers of water for their customers. These folks are doing things right!

Thank LovetoeatinCT
New York, NY
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Coolidge Move Theatre allows patrons to bring in their own food. The pizza next door at Upper Crust or across the street at Otto are both good choices. Upper Crust pizzas are less inventive but also more affordable.

Thank traveljoynyc
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I always get the pollogo pesto. If you like pesto, garlic, chicken, and cheese this is the pizza for you and not to mention the crust of course is spot on. I am sure every other pizza they make is just as great, I just haven't gotten past eating any other kind yet because I am hooked on this one.... More 

Thank Melissa O
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348 reviews
332 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were planning on a visit to a different pizza "joint" nearby...a place that was getting a lot of hype. But, the "hype" place had a long wait for a table. So, we visited the Upper Crust as an alternative and it was a very good decision. At Upper Crust you order from the counter and just find your own... More 

Thank ThinkingOutLoud
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401 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Had pizza there for a group of 8. Overall the pizza was good and the sauce was excellent. Would definitely return to this place if back in the area.

Thank Rebel82
West Columbia, South Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Best pizza I've ever had, thin crust is great! Thank you to the driver for making the effort to get a warm pizza to our guest house.

Thank Laurel L
Boston, Massachusetts
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110 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Love their pizza and the wide variety of fixings. You can customize your individual choices. Even make each half different. My wife's favorite is all white 4 cheeses with no sauce & mine is Carmelized onions with grilled chicken. We love their thin crust. They also have great salads.

Thank Harvey L
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for a quick slice and although I would have liked to order a custom slice I was told my options were for only a few choices. The slice of the day was very good and worth the pick. Nice beer choice as well.

Thank wblair1
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58 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

I don't know what it is about this place... the crisp but chewy crust... the just-a-touch-sweet sauce... the perfect cheese... but it's my absolute favorite in the area. keeps me coming back over and over again. a local institution.

Thank Jaybeld
Brookline, Massachusetts
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135 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2015

The pizza wars are heating up in Coolidge Corner with two gourmet pizza places across from one another. I prefer Upper Crust as they use more traditional toppings while the pizza place across the street has more off beat toppings. Upper Crust offer a slice of the month, slice of the day, cheese and pepperoni. Of course you can order... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-734-4900

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