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1406 W. Belmont Ave. (Southport Ave.) Send to Phone
Find thin-crust pizzas and authentic gelato in this tiny storefront.

Dinner Tues.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual

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: Even if this family-run restaurant wasn’t BYOB, it would still top our list of tasty, budget-friendly spots. Thin-crust, Neapolitan-style pizzas are prominent on the menu; a huge, Italian-made Moretti Forni oven gets the job done. But the name also applies to the variety of toppings and ingredients this small storefront eatery imports from the proverbial boot, including mozzarella di bufala. We suggest starting off with one of the salads --- the Di Rucola is particularly good, with arugula, chopped garlic, Parmigiano-Reggiano and white anchovies. But bigger appetites can opt for a good (and bountiful) calamari fritti, too. A small selection of pastas is available, but we always go straight for the crispy 12-inch pies. The funghi has its fans, but it’s the pizza bianco --- with mozzarella, mushrooms, white truffle oil and a layer of prosciutto di Parma --- that gets our vote. Save room for the locally made gelato, available in flavors like Nutella and pistachio.
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