Finally...Good Pizza in Clairemont???
Another spinoff from a former Bronx Pizza employee is about to open on Diane Ave. in Clairemont called Fat Tony's. It's just two doors down from Ba Ren on the corner of Diane and Conrad and should finally give Clairemonters (Clairemontians?) a good if not excellent New York-style pie to enjoy.
Hopefully it'll be as good as Luigi's and will give us some relief from the horrid pizza that infests the area. Word has it a couple to a few weeks away from opening and will offer free delivery.
In combination with Ba Ren and Little Sheep we've got ourselves a little hot corner of cuisine in Clairemont!
Well, Fat Tony's is scheduled to open tomorrow, Tuesday, April 7. I can't wait...I am so pizza starved. Phone # for delivery is 858.268.7700.
I'll find out soon if the pie is worthy...
Wow!!! The slices I had the other day were fabulous, first rate, nice crispy, almost wafer-like crust, really unique to my experience. The overall flavor was fantastic, excellent sauce and cheese, and they show restraint in both.
Have also heard nothing but raves from friends who've eaten there. It's my turn tonight!
Yes indeedy, folks, good pizza in Clairemont!!! Whooda thunk it?
Chef Husband and I bought a pie to take home last night. The staff was friendly, fun while we waited. The pizza smelled great in the car on the way home, a good sign. CH pronounced it "OK." I thought is was better than OK-- and a real step above what we normally order to be delivered. It was also much better than my one and only time at Bronx, which I found too salty and too much garlic in tomato sauce. The Fat Tony's crust was crispy, thin and tasty. The sausage delicious. Overall, a big YES from me. Not a place to go and hang out (pretty sterile and no vibe) but we will definitely make this our delivery place. If I can stay in clairemont long enough (and generally I hope I don't) someone is bound to realize that real food works here. The populace is changing, and we're tired of driving.