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1424 Ave. J, Brooklyn, NY, 11230
at E. 15th St.
By PistolDee on 2/20/2009
By shellylog on 4/15/2009
the best of the best .everything good is worth waiting for lol
By tammyjill on 2/20/2009
best pizza I ever had, expensive but so good!
By bethnjoe on 8/23/2005
I grew up in Brooklyn and have lived in rural southeast OH for nearly 35 years...DiFara's was always the best when I attended Midwood High School and EVERY time i visit NYC I make sure to go back to DiFara's...Dom is a one man show of skill and style. Until i moved to Ohio I really didn't realize that people would put "toppings" on pizza even though i had seen it listed....NO toppings are needed on this most special cheese pizza...The sandwiches are great too....but we always order a pie...which takes a while...and have a slice or 2 while we wait....STILL the BEST...can't wait to go back again.
By normm on 3/6/2004
When you walk in for the first time every looks like a typical pizza place. But--I watched the owner making the pizza with all fresh ingredients and grating the cheeses and using top oils and other products and I realized this wasn't the average place. When you then look around at the awards and commendations you realize the place and the product is very special.
THE SECRET IS OUT
By mobilemike on 4/16/2003
I have traveled the world since discovering DiFara's in 1989 and none can compete. I now live 1000 miles away and still make a pilgrimage every chance I get for a "slice" on Avenue J. I don't know what Dom's secret recipe may be, but I do know that he is a Master. "Chic" it is not, but if you're in search of great pizza then DiFara's is the spot. It's a family run business with alot of heart. I will keep going back every chance I get!
By centralpark on 4/11/2003
Quality pizza is worth everything! It is great and unlike anything you've tasted - fresh, hot, and oh so good. Yes, the place isn't well kept. You don't go to a pizzeria for clean tables, you go for an excellent pizza. If you like hot, fresh pizza, it's worth the trek!
Domenico De Marco should be knighted.
By yekcul on 6/11/2010
Yes. Try it. It's really that good and it's entertaining to watch this artist, this bright shining light from heaven, make your pie. You need to have a sense of humor about the wait though, otherwise you'll ruin the entire experience for yourself.
HEAVEN-Would wait 2 hours for this pizza!!!!
By mchiella on 11/19/2008
I have to say, after reading some of these reviews- I am appauled by what I am reading.......and quiet offended I might add ...Difaras is the best slice I have ever had- and that is not coming lightly from a person who eats pizza quiet frequently and traveled and still cant beat it- this is hands down the best pizza I've had.....Granted Dom is gettin older he occasionally burns the crust a bit somtimes but a little burn on the crust does not take away the taste of the three cheeses, fresh basil- delicious crust thats firm but still crispy and sweet tomato sauce!! Its amazing!!!! heaven!! the dirty old oven and smoke stained walls makes this a real NY tradition and Brooklyn landmark- if you want a fancy dinner where you need a reso and a sport jacket go elsewhere.......if you want really authentic pizza- come here.....maybe some people are just used to "pizzareia uno and dominos" thats wrote some other reviews..... the #1 rated pizza in the world is Pizzaria de Michelle in Naples Italy- if you can make it to Italy......Difaras is the best thing going "real world italian style"-
Slices are now $4
By thunderthud on 7/21/2008
I visited Di Fara again recently and they've raised the price of a slice to $4 (and $20 for a pie). Now this is quite shocking, particularly for a small slice, but it does seem to have cut the wait considerably. As a neighbor this is more bad news than good, I won't be visiting as often, but if you want to make the pilgrimage to try this unique and wonderful pizza I'd say it's sort of good news. The wait used to be 20-30 minutes for a slice and good luck getting more than one, on my last visit there were fresh slices waiting for me when I arrived. I don't know if this experiment will last since business appears to be way off but I believe Mr. DeMarco has earned the right to make a little more money while working a bit less, I'm just thankful he's still there at all.
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