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Please! Please! Please! White Clam Pizza

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CambridgeFoodie Jan 30, 2007 10:12 AM

My fellow dining out companions:

I'm in dire need of a great White Clam Pizza. Given that I'm not a fan of Upper Crust - any other recommendations would be sincerely appreciated.

Many thanks, Rafi

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    emilief RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 30, 2007 10:18 AM

    Try Figs in Beacon Hill and Charlestown.

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      CambridgeFoodie RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 30, 2007 10:22 AM

      I agree, it used to be a menu item on Figs menu. But its now only an occasional special...just called both, not on the menu.

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        alt11 RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 30, 2007 11:00 AM

        Sweet Tomatoes in Newton (there's 2 of them - Newton Centre and West Newton) has it on their menu. Haven't tried this particular pie, but have loved all the pizzas I've gotten from there.

        http://www.sweettomatoespizza.com

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        Redhohoho RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 30, 2007 11:25 AM

        Cafe Italia in East Boston may have one..... they used to have fantastic food (haven't been a while and make sure you go to the original not the one in the heights).

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          eLizard RE: Redhohoho Jan 30, 2007 01:57 PM

          the one in the heights doesn't exist anymore. it's now a colombian restaurant

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          Bostonbob3 RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 30, 2007 12:12 PM

          Nebo, on the edge of the North End (North Washington St.), has a pretty good one.

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            sully357 RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 30, 2007 02:04 PM

            Pizza Republic in Brookline (Coolidge Corner area) has a good clam pizza.

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              matt74 RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 31, 2007 04:33 AM

              call mangia neapolitan pizza on columbus ave for a great white clam , they also have a location in brookline village
              www.eatmangiapizza.com
              we get their pies being a south end resident all the time....

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                mluong RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 31, 2007 12:04 PM

                If your'e driving through new Haven stop by pepe's. Their white clam pizza is paramount. Juicy, sweet & big , and so flavorful. It's expensive at $26 but huge. Last time I stopped by dribing from NYC and ordered two-one to eat on the way home, and another half baked one to freeze and reheat later. Well worth it.

                1. lipoff RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 31, 2007 01:15 PM

                  Cinderalla's in Cambridge makes a low-brow clam pizza; a good friend of mine swears by it, however, and they certainly don't shirk on quantity.

                  1. foodscience RE: CambridgeFoodie Jan 31, 2007 01:39 PM

                    I've had a pretty good white clam pizza at Woody's grill and tap on Hemminway near the whole foods in Symphony. I believe it was white clam and bacon. I've been back for the pizza, so it passed my test. Good beers too. Its on the boylston side of the hemminway/westland ave intersection.

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