Frank Pepe Pizzeria
New Haven CT 06511
If you want to discuss the loaded topic of America's best pizza with any authority, you have to make a pilgrimage to this legendary New Haven spot. What should you order at this checklist destination? Two words: clam pie. This is a Northeastern pizza genre unto its own, and Pepe's is the best of them all (the founder, Frank Pepe, is generally accepted to have invented the clam pie, as well as the thin-crust New Haven style in general) — freshly shucked, briny littleneck clams, an intense dose of garlic, olive oil, oregano, and grated cheese atop a charcoal-colored crust. The advanced move? Clam pie with bacon. Just expect to wait in line if you get there after 11:30 a.m. on a weekend. — Maryse Chevriere
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The original white clam pizza is so popular that they go through over 40 to 50 bushels a week. Order a large and split the pie, and a pitcher of beer or two, with a group of your closest guy friends.
Lines are long for tables. Waltz right in, get carry out, and eat it in the park a block away!
A must...the clams are so fresh in this pie!
You gotta get the Foxon Park White Birch Beer. Local soda made right in CT!
Hello SCSY delegates! I'm impressed you made it out this far from the Yale campus - now you're in for a treat! Pizza was pretty much invented here! The white clam pizza is a specialty here
Best pizza in town according to the locals! The thin crust pizza baked in the brick oven is just mouth-watering!
Try the clam pizza!
Love it - head to Libby's for dessert :)
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The original location is still the best.
Try the Fresh Mozzarella With Basil Pizza
The signature white clam pizza, a combination of fresh clams and garlic is worth the wait in this inviting Italian neighborhood on Wooster Street.
This place alone is worth a trip to New Haven! Amazing pizza - you won't be disappointed.
Order the white clam pie
Pizza was pretty good. You'll definitely eat more than you think
Holy sht that is good pizza. Make sure there is pepperoni involved in your situation.
Pizza here is a must-do for any New Haven visit
Get the regular cheese pie. Its really good. If you're from New York City/Chicago, you wont think its as good. Locals think its the best pizza ever though :)
Go to the Spot: Same delicious pizza, 1/4th the wait.
Defy convention by leaving New York to get Pizza. (Nowhere but Pepe's can justify this...)