Ronald's Pizza Cafe
Nearby Subway Stops
F, J, M, Z at Delancey St.-Essex St.
American Express, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
- Dine at the Bar
- Beer and Wine Only
E. Broadway to Houston St., FDR Dr. to Lafayette St.
This venue is closed.
After a couple of decades of paying dues selling slices out of a corner shop, the family behind Ronald’s Pizza Café has opened a restaurant to fit their ambitions. A new wood-burning oven holds pride of place on the main floor. The pizzas it produces are superlative, closer in class to Lombardi’s than Famous Ray’s, with thin and crunchy crusts, subtly charred on the bottom. Garlic notes inform the sauce, which is made from fresh tomatoes—no canned, stewed love apples here. Flavorful mozzarella stretches across each pie, topped by traditional picks like pepperoni, sausage, or sweet red peppers. A small menu of fresh salads and veal, chicken, and fish entrées backs up the pizza. Pasta influences run from
Pepperoni pizza, $16; ravioli de ricotta, $14.95; chicken Marsala, $18.75
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