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The Upper Crust

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286 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2917
+1 617-734-4900
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I always get the pollogo pesto. If you like pesto, garlic, chicken, and cheese this is the pizza for you and not to mention the crust of course is spot on. I am sure every other pizza they make is just as great, I just haven't gotten past eating any other kind yet because I am hooked on this one.... More 

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Thank Melissa O
Boston
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320 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

We were planning on a visit to a different pizza "joint" nearby...a place that was getting a lot of hype. But, the "hype" place had a long wait for a table. So, we visited the Upper Crust as an alternative and it was a very good decision. At Upper Crust you order from the counter and just find your own... More 

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Thank ThinkingOutLoud
Illinois
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381 reviews
220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Had pizza there for a group of 8. Overall the pizza was good and the sauce was excellent. Would definitely return to this place if back in the area.

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Thank Rebel82
West Columbia, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Best pizza I've ever had, thin crust is great! Thank you to the driver for making the effort to get a warm pizza to our guest house.

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Thank Laurel L
Boston, Massachusetts
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107 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

Love their pizza and the wide variety of fixings. You can customize your individual choices. Even make each half different. My wife's favorite is all white 4 cheeses with no sauce & mine is Carmelized onions with grilled chicken. We love their thin crust. They also have great salads.

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Thank Harvey L
Denver, Colorado
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

I stopped in for a quick slice and although I would have liked to order a custom slice I was told my options were for only a few choices. The slice of the day was very good and worth the pick. Nice beer choice as well.

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Thank wblair1
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58 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

I don't know what it is about this place... the crisp but chewy crust... the just-a-touch-sweet sauce... the perfect cheese... but it's my absolute favorite in the area. keeps me coming back over and over again. a local institution.

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Thank Jaybeld
Brookline, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

The pizza wars are heating up in Coolidge Corner with two gourmet pizza places across from one another. I prefer Upper Crust as they use more traditional toppings while the pizza place across the street has more off beat toppings. Upper Crust offer a slice of the month, slice of the day, cheese and pepperoni. Of course you can order... More 

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Hazleton, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

Upper crust is not much to look at, but the pizza is very good. Fresh dough, savory sauce, and good toppings make an ideal pizza. Upper crust has all three. You can call or order on line. However, I like to just stop in and see what the daily special is and then place my order. This gives me an... More 

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Thank gw0409
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

I like this place, friendly and priced fairly. I had the two slice special and it was tasty but man was it greasy. Pizza doesn't need to have so much grease! But it was still yummy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 286 Harvard St, Brookline, MA 02446-2917
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Brookline
  • Phone Number: +1 617-734-4900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?