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Vezzo

178 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10016 40.744491 -73.98116
at 31st St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-839-8300 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
  • Price Range: $$

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    6 out of 10

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Official Website

vezzothincrust.com

Hours

Mon-Thu, 11am-11pm; Fri, 11am-midnight; Sat, noon-midnight; Sun, noon-11pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 33rd St.

Prices

$6.50-$24

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Classic NY
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Outdoor Dining
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Not Accepted

Delivery Area

23rd St. to 42nd St., First Ave. to Fifth Ave.

Profile

Don’t be surprised to find a bit of a wait at Vezzo, a Murray Hill pizzeria that’s hit its stride thanks largely to the memorable razor-thin crusts. (Many locals have made meals here a habit, or “vezzo” in Italian.) One plan of attack is to choose a base—marinara, pesto, or olive oil—and then build your pizza from an assortment of sophisticated toppings like capers, artichoke hearts, and hickory-smoked bacon. Or, you can leave it up to the house. The Fafandone specialty heaps on gobs of mozzarella, sweet and peppery ground sausage, and sun-dried tomatoes—so much so that you might expect the crust to buckle under the weight. Instead, break off a slice and marvel at the crisp, almost cracker-like crust and its lightly charred edge. Robust portobello, shiitake, and button mushrooms give the Shroomtown a heady, evocative flavor that’s made it one of the best-loved pies. Similarly fresh ingredients are tossed into the salads, often heavily doused in oil and white vinegar. And if the brick walls, ceiling fans, black-and-white floor tiles, and chrome bar stools don’t induce a touch of nostalgia, the jukebox humming in one corner just might.

Recommended Dishes

Fafandone pie, $24; Shroomtown pie, $25

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