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Kesté Pizza & Vino

271 Bleecker St., New York, NY, 10014
nr. Morton St.
212-243-1500

Avg. Rating

7
Food: 6
Service: 7
Décor: 7
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

57% would go back.

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Very disappointed

By jrb819 on 8/19/2009

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • Food: 3
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

I had been looking forward to trying Keste for weeks and sadly was very disappointed. As another reviewer noted, we found the sauce extremely salty and the pizza very soggy in the center with the crust burnt. Won't go back.

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73 out of 138 people found this review helpful.

high expectations but i was disappointed

By mistermcgoo on 6/23/2009

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Food: 6
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Great location, nice decor and a friendly, attentive wait staff. The tables are packed awfully closely together, so much so that you have to move them to squeeze by, definitely not the type of place for an intimate dinner. Looking over the menu I was initially really excited because the names of the pizzas and the ingredients used were all very reminiscent of Italy, Unfortunately the final product was poor but I think they just need the owner to get into that kitchen and whip some people into shape. The toppings were very good, fresh basil, italian sausage and fresh mozza but otherwise the pizza was very sloppily made. The sauce was very heavily salted which detracted from the other flavors. The crust was wet and soggy, as if someone had put the sauce on it and then let it sit, which was odd because they burned the crap out of the pizza they served me so it SHOULD have been crisp. So imagine a salty, burnt sloppy mess with great toppings and that was my lunch. They have promise, hopefully they get their act together

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62 out of 120 people found this review helpful.

delicious neapolitan pizza!

By fishy550 on 6/8/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

I have been eating here since they opened and honestly, it only gets better every time I go. Their special burrata pizza, which isn't on the menu, is absolutely incredible. I also love the splash of olive oil in the center- just like pizza I've had in Italy. The waitstaff is friendly and informative and i'm happy to call this my new neighborhood haunt!

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93 out of 149 people found this review helpful.

Pizza is overpriced

By Giovanna21 on 5/26/2009

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

the space is too crowed it at times and too over price and honestly the pizza is wack

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50 out of 112 people found this review helpful.

mediocre...not the best pizza

By darlacondor1970 on 5/26/2009

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4
  • Décor: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

not the tastiest...i was dissappointed

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44 out of 90 people found this review helpful.

Not impressed

By massimodupre on 5/26/2009

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 7
  • Décor: 5
  • No, I would not go back!

the pizza is OK/ average, nothing to die for...they can definitely improve..the crust was burned BUT their service is good..

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57 out of 112 people found this review helpful.

OK pizza

By domenicohilt on 5/26/2009

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

Pizza is average..definitely had better

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47 out of 104 people found this review helpful.

Solid food, loud atmosphere

By starskione on 4/10/2009

  • Overall Rating: 7
  • Food: 7
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

Went last night. Del Re pizza was delicious - we were sad it was finished. The Pomodorini and Toscana salad were solid but forgettable. REALLY loud - we couln't get the bill fast enough. Authentic staff who tried hard, very charming. I'd probably get it to-go next time.

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43 out of 89 people found this review helpful.

Pretty good...already a line forming on Saturday!

By splatooey on 4/4/2009

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 8
  • Service: 7
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

there was a line forming already on Saturday at 2pm, not too long about 10 min wait. I had the regina margherita; the dough is very light, but the basil was haphazardly thrown on (only 2 pieces too!) and the buffalo milk mozarella was not that sweet. Overall, delicious. The best part was the dessert!!! i had limoncello panna cotta...so delicious!

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39 out of 85 people found this review helpful.

The real thing!

By formerlehmanemployee on 3/30/2009

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Great food, great service!!!

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34 out of 73 people found this review helpful.

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