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Grimaldi's

1 Front St. (Old Fulton St.) Send to Phone
718-858-4300 | Menu
Patrons gladly queue up for the coal-oven pizzas.

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • No Credit Cards

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Grimaldi's Restaurant Review

: The real Patsy Grimaldi's (the owners changed the name to Grimaldi's because they didn't want it to be confused with the Manhattan chain of Patsy's Pizza parlors), this eatery offers pizza that is chewy and lightly charred, which is just the way the late Old Blue Eyes, who visited the pizzeria regularly, liked it. Devotees to the place willingly wait as long as it takes to eat, which can be a while on a busy weekend. Homemade sauce, fresh mozzarella, soft ricotta, spicy pepperoni, salty capers, hand-cut mushrooms and basil decorate the best offerings. There’s also a white pizza (no sauce) and calzones to nosh on. Parking can be difficult but the views of the Old Fulton Street neighborhood under the Brooklyn Bridge are worth it.
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