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Pizzeria Beddia

115 E. Girard Ave. (Frankford Ave.) Send to Phone
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Trendy pizza shop with no phone number makes one of Philly's most coveted pies.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Dinner Wed.-Sat.
Features
  • Dress code: Casual
  • No Credit Cards

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Pizzeria Beddia Restaurant Review

: Pizzeria Beddia, part of Philadelphia's new wave of artisan pizza restaurants, is turning out some of the biggest tasting pies from one of the city's smallest spaces. The tiny storefront just down the block from Johnny Brenda's is mostly meant for takeout. There's room for two stand-up tables, the prep area and pizza oven, and one key piece of furniture: the counter. The latter is very important because you can't order these highly coveted pies by phone, fax or its website, nor does the place accept credit cards. You have to stop by in person to place your order, which on a busy weekend night might take an hour or more to fill. The wait is worth it for these crispy pies with crusts that give a satisfying snap --- no chew here --- and a well-edited list of locally-sourced toppings. Tomato pizza, finished with whole-milk mozzarella and grated Old Gold Gouda, offers plenty of kick with the addition of pickled chilies. The rich white pie, meanwhile, nicely contrasts with its fresh cream base, balanced by a choice of a crunchy kale and sausage. Wash it down with a “soda pop” or plan to bring these pies home to savor with a beer or a favorite bottle of red.

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