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Al Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza

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639 South Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
+1 908-354-1887
11:00 - 22:30
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Easton, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I come to Elizabeth I get this Sicilian pie of greatness. I've had this pie for over 40 years and love it every single time. the taste of the pepperoni,the sauce is so great the cheese is crispy and Al knows how my family likes the cheese nice and lightly burnt. You can never ever go wrong with... More 

Linden, New Jersey
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31 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Have been getting Al's Pizza since I was a little boy in the neighborhood! LOVE the Sicilian Pizza. And the Sausage is INCREDIBLE!

Thank Michael G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I live about an hour away from Santillos and have family members who own pizzerias but will say hands down nothing beats a Santillo's Sicilian Pie with Meatball, Onion and Italian Peppers. In 38 years of life I have yet to find a better pizza anywhere. Their bread is amazing as well as their regular pies too. This place is... More 

Thank Chris S
9083541887, Owner at Al Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza, responded to this review

Thanks for being such a good customer. More 

Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Al Santillo's is the best pizza in NJ and Al Santillo offers authentic NJ Italian pizza history at no extra cost! Al's family has been making pizza in Elizabeth, NJ for three generations. The pizza is authentic Italian and is made with the same passion his grandfather made it when the business opened. Al is an artisan pizza maker before... More 

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9083541887, Owner at Al Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza, responded to this review

Thanks Ron, I could not say it better myself. This is the closest thing to time transportation that is truly possible. More 

Monroe, New Jersey
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

I love this place. So clean and the price for what you get is incredible. This place has the best pizza no questions asked.

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Westfield, New Jersey
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

decent pizza, a bit surprised the 5 star reviews are so many. There are many other good pizza places in the area. Their web site doesn't state take out only. also only cash.

Thank Jersey G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

I Baked those pies in my Brick Oven. Call today to order the kind of Pizza you want me to bake for you. I'm Al and I've been baking bread and pizza my whole life. I learned from my father and my father learned from his father.

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New Jersey
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

You can't buy individual slices at this place but you sure can get one of the best pies in NJ. The crust is fantastic.

Thank da277
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

The Sicilian pizza was great. It was plenty of pizza for 3 adults and still had a piece left over. We had pepperoni, ricotta, sausage and garlic toppings. Delicious.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Take out only. Consider in the top 50 in the country for pizza. Pat has been baking pizza for a long time. The usually makes the pizza well done so if you want it lighter, make sure you tell him when ordering.

Thank Joe B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 South Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-354-1887
Since 1918 we've been baking bread and making Pizza in our Brick Oven. Our Famous Pizza is Voted Best Pizza by the Media every year. (for years and years) We've been Voted best Sicilian Pie in America, Best Sicilian Pepperoni Pie in AMerica. Every year we rank either #1 or #2 in NJ by all the top Cuisine Media Companies. I've learned there are two types of people, those that never tried our Pizza and those that have been here countless times. Thanks for patronizing our establishment. Regards, Al "the baker" Santillo

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