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San Marzano

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71 Clinton St., New York, NY 10002 40.719181 -73.98505
at Rivington St.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-228-5060 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Pizza
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Official Website

smarzano.com

Nearby Subway Stops

N, R at 8th St.-NYU

Prices

$11-$15

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

Lower East Side

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This venue is closed.

A half-moon of flames emanating from inside the brick oven at this sleek, slate-hued pizzeria can be spotted outside its all-glass corner façade. The medium-size thin-crust pies hereŚwith toppings that range from the traditional (Margherita, four-cheese) to the regrettableŚare displayed in glass as well; a hip-level counter lets you pick a slice or order a whole pie as you might inspect wallets or jewelry. Crusts emerge light and bubbly from the fiery oven, and a simple purée of the namesake canned San Marzano tomatoes makes for a light sauceŚbut pizzas would benefit from half as much mozzarella, which forms a thick seal between the dough and its garnishes. When Mario Batali tried San Marzano during a pizza tour for Grub Street in 2009, he felt some extra time in the oven (an easy request) would also do some good. Despite a few shortcomings, fresh ingredients, expert crust, and availability until 2 a.m. on weekends make the pies a welcome addition to a neighborhood full of mindless late-night slice joints.

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