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Staten Island Pizza

I truly believe that Staten Island is underrated where Pizza is concerned. To me, Staten Island at this point in time is very much like the Bronx and Brooklyn was thirty years ago when you had a number of very good pizzeria/pizza restaurants around. Here are my choices for pizza definitely worth tasting on the Island :

1. LEE'S TAVERN - Dongan Hills 2. DENINO'S - Port Richmond 3. CIRO'S - Huguenot 4. NUNZIO'S - Hylan Blvd. 5. JOE & PAT'S - Manor Rd. 6. KINGS - Victory Blvd. 7. JIMMY MAXX - Watchogue Rd. 8. PRIMO - Richmond Rd. 9. CAFE LUNA - Hylan Blvd. 10. VALDUCCI (Sicilian) - Amboy Rd. 11. GENNARO'S (Fried Calzone) - New Dorp

I hope you'll have a chance to sample some of them. Enjoy !

Mar 22, 2008
verrazanohound in Outer Boroughs

Best Italian Sausage in Brooklyn?

Fiacco's in Dyker Heights (11th Ave near 65th St) is another good choice for Italian sausage.

Sep 26, 2007
verrazanohound in Outer Boroughs

LUNCH ON STATEN ISLAND

A favorite of many Staten Island seniors for classic, sit down Chinese is "Jade Island" located in the Kmart Shopping Plaza on Richmond Ave, I think it is a nice lunch choice for seniors or any age group for sure.

May 07, 2007
verrazanohound in Outer Boroughs

best sicilian (square) pizza pie in ny/nj?

These are my current top ten choices :

1.L & B - Bensonhurst
2.Vic's - Gravesend
3.Lazzara - Manhattan
4.DiFara - Midwood
5.Santillo - Elizabeth, NJ
6.Rose & Joe - Astoria
7.Elegante - Bay Ridge
8.La Sorrentina - Dyker Heights
9.Sal's - East Williamsburg
10.Catania - Bronx

Apr 27, 2007
verrazanohound in Outer Boroughs

Staten Island's Best

Great topic ! Since I reside on the North Shore I will include my favs from both North & South (alphabetically)....

Pizza - Cafe Milano (West Brighton) , Ciro (Huguenot), Denino (Port Richmond), Gennaro (New Dorp) fried calzone, Jimmy Maxx (Westerleigh), Joe & Pats (Meiers Corner), Kings (Westerleigh), Lee's Tavern (Dongan Hills), Valducci (Great Kills) sicilian.

Italian Restaurants - Bondi (Dongan Hills), Cafe Del Mondo (Westerleigh),
Casa Milla (Port Richmond), Filippo's (Dongan hills), Italianissimo (Grasmere),
Kings (Westerleigh), Rosebank Tavern (Rosebank).

Butcher - A & C Suprette (Lower Todt Hill)
Pork Stores - Bari (Dongan Hills), Vincenzo (Rossville)
Italian Groceries - Ariemma (Dongan Hills), Cangiano (New Dorp), Pastosa (West Brighton), Top Tomato (Travis).

Italian Bakeries - Buono (Grasmere) and Cake Chef (Westerleigh) cakes & cookies, Royal Crown (Dongan Hills) Bread, Renato's (Elm Park) Pastries.

Diners - Andrews (Great Kills), Victory Coffee Shop (Meiers Corner), Woodrow Diner (Woodrow).

Chinese Restaurants - Jade Island (Heartland Village), Sing Bo (Westerleigh).

Enjoy your chow search !

Apr 23, 2007
verrazanohound in Outer Boroughs