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Modern Apizza

874 State St. (Pearl St.) Send to Phone
203-776-5306 | Menu
A fine example of New Haven-style pizza.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

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Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.
Open late Fri.-Sat.
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Modern Apizza Restaurant Review

: While Modern Apizza may not be as renowned as some of the hallowed parlors down on Wooster Street, you'll find no shortage of New Havenites---who take their pizza very, very seriously---swearing that the pies served here are every bit (and bite) as good, if not better. The joint may be wanting in the looks department---it's as unassuming as they come---but it compensates with what matters most: taste, from crispy, cheese-laden garlic bread to overstuffed calzones. Still, brick-oven pizza is the main event. The choose-your-own toppings are pretty basic, but we're enamored with seafood-smothered specialty pies like the clams casino---a white pie charred black at the edges per local tradition (but it never tastes burnt) and heaped with clams, peppers and thick, juicy whole strips of bacon.

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