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Jan 3, 2008 11:28 AM

St. Paul - Classic Pizza?

Hi All,

Any word on whether Classic Pizza (close to Hamline and Randolph) is any good? I've tried Carbone's and I like Grampa Tony's quite a bit, but I'm looking for something new in the area. Thanks in advance!

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  1. Mmm, I tried Classic Pizza when they first opened (which was several years ago) and was not impressed. I recall a rather sweet, catsupy sauce and cardboardy crust. Perhaps someone else has more current, detailed info though.

    If you like Carbone's and Grampa Tony's, you would probably also like Hot City pizza which could be considered "in the area." It's located at Randolph and W 7th St. I'm not the biggest fan of the thinnish-crust, super-cheesy variety pizza, but I think Hot City does that style really well. Better than Carbone's, IMO, and probably on par with Grampa Tony's. A guilty secret of mine is that sometimes, nothing on earth will do but their "City Special" pizza, which I call "Cheeseburger Pizza." It has sausage, onion, dill pickles, red sauce, mozz, and cheddar. Pretty boss!

    Hot City Pizza - duplicate
    1017 7th St, W St Paul, MN

    1. Classic Pizza isn't great, but it's less greasy than Carbone's and Grampa Tony's. Rocco's on Randolph also sells square cut pizza, but I haven't been there in quite a while.

      1. Rocco's Pizza is gone now and their is another joint which name escapes me. Carbones and especially Grandpa Tony's are leaps and bounds better than Hot City IMO.

        1. Pizza Luce on Selby will deliver to the Hamline and Randolph area, and is fabulous!! For eat-in, go to Punch on Cleveland and Highland Parkway.

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          1. re: Haricotsv2

            Just for the record: Punch doesn't deliver, but you can pick up pre-ordered takeout.

          2. And if you're in St. Paul and like pizza, c'mon, you've GOTTA go to Red's....

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            1. re: mtullius

              Oh don't get me started on Red Savoys again....Boooo!