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32 Spring St., New York, NY, 10012
nr. Mott St.
By PizzaSnob on 5/12/2003
Been to Lombardi's many times and love all their pies but can't understand why the clam pie is always so dry. If this is the way it is to be served, then I'll pass on this being their "best" selection....
By Nox123 on 11/19/2008
At the end of the day, all anyone comes here for is the pizza (which is good because that's pretty much all they have on offer), and the clam pie we had was excellent. Lots and lots of clams and lemon halves for juicing over your slices. I need to go back for the more standard pizza to give the place a fair shake, though. The service was okay - our waitress was competent but not overly attentive nor helpful (when asked what to get, she offered "everyone comes here for the Gennero original, but the clam pie is really good, too"), she seemed a little distracted, too, for no reason I could see. For dessert, Rice to Riches is just a few addresses down the street.
By miminet4 on 2/28/2003
outside of Pepe's in New Haven, where else can you go for a great pie but Lombardos! THin crust, delicate sauce and plenty of atmosphere!
Pizza Done Right!
By theNixter on 3/14/2003
Now this is pizza done right. Forget all those places with the 3 hour waits, you'll only end up disappointed anyway. This is as good as it gets outside of Italy. The coal oven pizza is always done to perfection-- the crust is thin but not too crisp, the toppings are always fresh and plentiful and the atmosphere warm and cozy. Great place to come with friends, family, anyone who enjoys delicious pizza at reasonable prices.
By TLINDS on 3/21/2003
ITS THE BEST PIZZA IN NEW YORK
Try the classic Clam Pie
By naya377 on 4/15/2003
Lombardi's Clam Pie is my favorite. The portion is very generous, and this pizza is pretty fulfilling; you'll get a good amount of good pizza for a good price. The waitresses are not super nice, but they're not rude or anything. Just look at how many people they have to serve every day, and you shouldn't really complain about the service since it's decent.
By smokinjoe on 7/24/2003
best pizza i have had in a while maybe ever comfortable atmosphere very good service i really enjoyed it
For History and great pizza
By sixpak143 on 7/24/2005
The pizza in Lombardi's is great, The service is fast, and its exciting to know that you are eating in the first pizzaria in the US. This was a fun night out with great food for a great price.
By Coochie on 6/29/2007
Lombardi's pizza is excellent! And the service is great . A wonderful food experience.
Lombardi's is a Must
By jilliankuehn on 7/21/2008
On a recent trip to the Big Apple to visit family, my aunt took us to what she called, one of the greatest pizzerias in New York. She advised us there would be a line, and there was. It was PACKED. We waited somewhere around 30 minutes for a table and were seated in the basement which was decorated nicely with soft lighting, wine shelves and enjoyable artwork. We ordered water to start and a large white pizza, one of my personal favorites at any pizzeria. We didn't wait more than 20 minutes for the pizza, understandable do to the high volume of customers, but when it arrived it was beautiful. Thin, crisp crust topped with a delicious blend of Italian cheeses, herbs, garlic butter on the crust's exterior, and the kicker: tufts of whipped ricotta decorated the pie. It tasted better than it looked too. The crust light and buttery with a nice crisp and the cheeses blended perfectly. After this experience, I urge you to visit this historic pizza landmark. You'll be glad you did.
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