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New Bakery? - Asbury Park

tuxedo Aug 25, 2009 09:23 AM

Was driving down Cookman Ave and noticed a storefront that seemed to have loaves of bread in the window - does anyone know if it is a new bakery or what it is exactly? It is across the street from Old Man Rafferty's about a store or 2 off the corner.

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  1. JerzeyShore RE: tuxedo Aug 25, 2009 11:22 AM

    It's called Asbury Pie and it is a gourmet pizza place......have not tried it, saw it on Saturday

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      tuxedo RE: JerzeyShore Aug 26, 2009 06:37 AM

      Saw it Saturday as well!
      Will put on my to try list and report back -

    2. JerzeyShore RE: tuxedo Aug 26, 2009 11:20 AM

      No it is not a new bakery but new pizza joint that keeps loaves bread in the window for some odd reason. The wife and I spotted it a week ago and took a look see...

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        hingefactor RE: tuxedo Nov 8, 2009 12:47 PM

        A friend and I ordered a pizza to go from Asbury Pie last week. 5 cheese. Absolutely yummy. Nice friendly staff there, great menu. I'd say the pizza gives Pete and Elda's some serious competition.

        Pete and Elda's
        96 Woodland Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753

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          tuxedo RE: hingefactor Nov 9, 2009 12:01 PM

          I thought the same thing about the pizza - very good
          Went for dinner Saturday night - great food!
          Waiter and owner wonderful people -
          This is the top of my go to list!

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            bgut1 RE: hingefactor Nov 9, 2009 02:41 PM

            How would you describe the pizza? Was the crust cracker thin ala Pete and Elda's?

            Pete and Elda's
            96 Woodland Ave, Neptune City, NJ 07753

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              tuxedo RE: bgut1 Nov 10, 2009 08:26 AM

              Not cracker crust that snaps but very thin and crisp.

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              bakersma RE: hingefactor Nov 10, 2009 04:36 PM

              Does Asbury Pie have a web site ? Was interested in their hours for dining room [not to-go], looking over the menu, etc. Sounds great so far.....

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              fatnut RE: tuxedo Nov 12, 2009 12:27 PM

              I stopped i last week and got 2 slices. They were quite good even when re-heated.
              I think they might have to rethink the pricing a bit though. The menu lists:
              Turkey and cheese sub $15
              Eggplant parm sub $15
              Philly sheesesteak $13
              Large plain pie $12.95

              Is it just me?

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                dannan RE: fatnut Nov 24, 2009 12:08 PM

                No, not just you. I noticed the pricing a bit high as well and was not impressed by the cluttered menu with extensive typos that seemed to be thrown together at the last minute so they could get the place open.

                However, based on the reviews, I will certainly give this place a try. It is, after all, about the food....

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