Mon - Fri: 11:30AM - 11PM
Sat: 12PM - Midnight
Sun: 12PM - 11PM
Brace yourself for “endless crowds” at this Dumbo pizzeria–cum–”tourist” magnet where the payoff is “excellent” “thin-crust”, coal-fired pies; the other branches can usually be accessed “without the wait”, but they share the mother ship’s no-plastic, no-reservations, no-slices rules.
Does Grimaldi's serve the best pizza in New York? That's a hotly contested claim to fame (New Yorkers take their pizza very seriously). But there's no doubt that Grimaldi's is a contender for the best of the best. The Food Network and Zagat rank it No. 1 in the city. And every day, hundreds of hungry people come to this no-frills pizzeria — red-checked tablecloths, framed photos and celebrity cameos pass for decor — to judge for themselves.
San Marco tomatoes are imported from Italy for the secret sauce, which, combined with mozzarella that's made fresh daily and a few leafs of basil, makes for a classic and delicious margarita pizza. There's a host of toppings, too, including pepperoni, mushroom, Italian sausage, garlic and sweet red peppers. The secret to the chewy yet crispy crust, say the owners, is Brooklyn water plus the coal-fire method that heats the ovens to extremely high temperatures. Grimaldi's has a strict policy of no slices (whole pies only), no credit cards, and no reservations. It's almost impossible to beat the crowds — be prepared to wait for an hour or so, especially in summer — but queuing up before the restaurant opens or during that afternoon sweet spot between 3 and 5pm may be your best shot at getting in the door.
F to York St.; A, C to High St.; 2, 3 to Clark St.
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