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Luigi's Pizza

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686 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-6309
+1 718-499-3857
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Sarasota, Florida
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Betcha the Cramdens and the Nortons got their pizza here...This ex Jersey girl has missed good pizza for years while living far far away from the City. Since family has moved to Brooklyn and I was able to visit for awhile, Pizza was continually on my mind...I don't know if it's the City Water or the double aught flour or... More 

Thank LynnieMmm0
Carrollwood, Florida
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I've grew up a couple of blocks away but moved out of town about 18 years ago. You can find pizza spots every quarter mile in Brooklyn and I've tried many different spots including the few in Park Slope. Every time I visit, I literally stop here for a slice before arriving at my uncle's house. The cheese slice, square... More 

Thank RMatSLU
Brooklyn, New York
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888 reviews
430 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 669 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This is what a pizza parlor looked like when I was growing up, Basically a hole in the wall joint. The pizza takes me back to my childhood too. Great brooklyn style pizza, Thin crust, tangy sauce and fresh cheese. I will make this one of my go to pizza places. All I could say is YUM!

Thank Wanda C
Muswellbrook, Australia
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183 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Wow!! We were wanting to try pizza in America and were told Brooklyn was the place to try it, we were not disappointed. My husband got takeaway and bought it back for us. When asked what he wanted top order he replied with "what do you suggest for our first pizza in America" The man made us a half and... More 

Thank megan h
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2014 via mobile

Ordered a large pie. Tasted like he had heated up the one sitting on his counter for the past hour. Disappointing sauce. Crust was thin though and crispy.

Thank lynn m
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148 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Stayed nearby at an air b&B and was referred to this place. Basically a hole in the wall take out place selling a wide variety of pizza by the slice. We had a sampling of their fair and had no complaints. I'm not so sure I'd go out of my way to eat here but it was good.

Thank Visalia11
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23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014 via mobile

I'm no expert on pizza, in fact I know almost nothing but for what it's worth it was the best pizza I have ever had in my life I literally couldn't believe what I was eating, and the shops pretty cool too. Very authentic, very Brooklyn.

Thank Lucy-Jane F
Longwood, Florida
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148 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

Bought a couple slices of the fresh mozzarella pizza. Ate it standing outside the restaurant since it was too hot inside. The crust was thin and crunchy and the fresh mozzarella was very good. Would have had more but had to rush to go to the airport. There are pictures from the movie Big Daddy with Adam Sandler on the... More 

Thank traveljunkie1978
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Loved this place. Picked up Grandma Pizza and Meatball pizza for a family movie night while visiting our son and daughter-in-law in Brooklyn. We had the Grandma and Meatball pizzas. The pizza was delicious and great conversation with Giovanni. Very welcoming to non New Yorkers! We loved the photos on the wall!

Thank DTK_8
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2013

Went to NYC for a quick vaction this place has some of the best pizza I've ever had! If you go make sure to try the Sicilian and the fresh mozzarela slices! Also relatively inexpensive and quick. I wish we had pizza like this in oklahoma!

Thank Mikel W

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Restaurant Details

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Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 686 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11215-6309
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Brooklyn
  • Phone Number: +1 718-499-3857

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