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Otto Pizza

guttergourmet Jul 21, 2008 08:43 AM

Lured my daughter into Otto with promises of great pizza and gelato (she's had from the stand in Wash Square park). The pizza was better than I remembered, particularly the thickly cut spicy salami (pepperoni?). Unfortunately my daughter filled up on bread sticks and bread and we passed on the gelato. Big mistake. I wanted to try to get her to taste the olive oil gelato which is heavenly.

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  1. twiggles Jul 21, 2008 10:38 AM

    I was there recently and enjoyed the pizza more than i had before. the olive oil gelato is so delicious, i dream about it. when we were there my friend had a cantaloupe sorbet, that was absolutely amazing.every time i've had a friend taste the olive oil gelato, they don't really care for it. i think you either love it, or hate it.

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      fooodie Jul 21, 2008 10:48 AM

      I'd agree with you completely about the olive oil gelato. I've always heard so many people rave about it. I tried it, and while it did grow on me a bit as I ate it, I would not order it again. The pizza on the other hand was delicious!

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      JessicaSophia Jul 21, 2008 11:17 AM

      I had to move away from NY 2 years ago, but Otto is usually on my "must-visit" list when I come back. On my last trip there, last month, I thoroughly enjoyed my pizza, and in addition to the olive oil gelato, I had a salted caramel gelato that was incredible. The wine list, however, always daunts me... so many choices!

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        kcijones001 Jul 21, 2008 12:04 PM

        the bartender's there are INCREDIBLE at helping you choose a wine...The best place is to sit at the bar...have to gert there before five though!

      2. kcijones001 Jul 21, 2008 11:54 AM

        The best pizza is the Aglio-Oglio one...

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          Lucia Jul 21, 2008 11:58 AM

          I've always enjoyed the pizza, as have various people I've dragged w/me over the years. And, yes, their olive oil gelato is delicious.

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            TBird Jul 21, 2008 12:05 PM

            my fave is the pecorino & fried egg pizza. pane frattau.

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