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Vinny Vincenz

231 First Ave., New York, NY 10003 40.731112 -73.98278
nr. 14th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-674-0707 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Pizza
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Official Website

vinnyvincenz.com

Hours

Sun-Thu, 11am-1am; Fri-Sat, 11am-4:30am

Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.

Prices

$2.35-$23

Payment Methods

Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Delivery
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Singles Scene
  • WiFi
  • Online Ordering

Alcohol

  • Beer and Wine Only

Reservations

Accepted/Not Necessary

Delivery Area

2nd St. to 23rd St., Ave. C to Broadway

Profile

A native of Brooklyn with family in the pizza biz, Vinny Vincenz knows his pies. That knowledge comes through, even if his bright, cheerful restaurant lacks the decades-long patina so prized in many other parlors in his class. What makes it so good? It starts with the basics: The tomato sauce has depth of flavor; it's simmered long enough to thicken up and mellow out. Vinny's self-proclaimed specialty, the Sicilian pie, avoids being the gut buster prevalent elsewhere by loading the cheese and toppings on a dough that's lighter than most. The more traditional thin-crust slices are equally good, but non-pizza entrées (and the impressively huge meatball parm) can take a long time to emerge from the kitchen onto your small table lit by a lamp fixture made from a tomato can.

Recommended Dishes

Sicilian pizza, $23; fried calamari, $10

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