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Al Santillo's Brick Oven Pizza

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639 S Broad St, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-2601
+1 908-354-1887
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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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.

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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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Thank Al S
New Jersey
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

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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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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Pizza wasn't anything to be excited about< I ordered a large pep/sausage the toppings were plentiful but i guess it was to cover up the lack of flavor from the sauce and the crust was overcook for the price i would expect better I could of got a papa john for cheaper and it would of tasted better,

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

You are supposed to forget about the price after you eat it. We believe this is the best pizza in the entire country. Have it a few times. You might just be too use to what you have been eating. Everything is made to order and baked to order. The recipe calls for it to be well done. But you... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We are in New Jersey to catch a cruise ship. Our family loves pizza so we did some research and found Santillo's about 15 min from our hotel. The pizza, the restaurant and the owner are all amazing. We are so glad that we chose to eat at Santillo's rather than the below average chain restaurants around the hotel. If... More 

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Marlboro, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

unfortunately i live far away from Santillo's, but whenever i have something to do around newark, a visit to Santillo's is a must.The pizza is excellent and Al is doing every pie himself. Try also his Italian bread which is unreal.I m familiar with the best pizza places in the NY/NJ area and this one stands tall. Make sure to... More 

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Roselle, New Jersey
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Santillo's is a NJ experience None Better Italian Bread is also one of the specialties My favorite is eggplant on the pie Many variations to choose from Not a sit in restaurant But We take out

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Clark, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

The very best Sicilian Pizza that I ever had. Call in advance to have your order ready for pickup. The Italian bread is the very best here also.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 639 S Broad St, Elizabeth, NJ 07202-2601
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Elizabeth
  • Phone Number: +1 908-354-1887
Description
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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