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flautachica Oct 28, 2009 11:39 AM

Okay, any rec's for delicious pizza in Vegas--preferably on the Strip (or downtown), but doesn't have to be. And call me old fashioned (or plain), but I love red sauce on my pizza. The toppings, though, is where I'm more than happy to explore. Cheap to moderately priced is the range I'm looking in...

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    Illuminatus RE: flautachica Nov 1, 2009 03:49 PM

    I would recommend Metro Pizza. They have a location not far from the Strip in the Ellis Island Casino on Koval Lane. They do a very good thin-crust Chicago-Style pizza there and I am from Chicago so I know these types of pizzas well. They also do quite a few New York style pizzas but I have never tried them before.

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      Steve Green RE: Illuminatus Nov 1, 2009 06:45 PM

      I agree -- Metro is pretty good. Lots of other locations too.

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      Metro Pizza
      1395 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89119

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        Friend of Bill RE: Steve Green Nov 2, 2009 05:06 AM

        I recommend Broadway Pizza on Rancho just north of Charleston. Also, you may want to do a search on the Las Vegas Weekly website, as two weeks ago they had a special pizza issue.

    2. shamu613 RE: flautachica Nov 2, 2009 10:25 PM

      Here ya go. ALL the good Vegas pizza joints in one issue.

      http://www.lasvegasweekly.com/pizzamap/

      1. SDGourmand RE: flautachica Nov 3, 2009 01:01 PM

        It's not a pizza joint but I had one of the best pizza's if not the best at Stratta in the Wynn for lunch. It was called Bosco. Simple yet amazing.

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        Stratta
        3131 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

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          Eric RE: flautachica Nov 3, 2009 01:27 PM

          There is also Roccos New York Italian Deli at Charleston and Buffalo.

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            Whisper RE: Eric Nov 3, 2009 01:47 PM

            Settebello is well worth the trip, especially if you want pizza the way they make it in Italy. Simply superb. However if staying close to the strip is of great importance then the previously mentioned Metro Pizza is probably the next best option.

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            Settebello
            140 S Green Valley Pkwy Ste 172, Henderson, NV 89012

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            punkgirl107 RE: flautachica Nov 4, 2009 09:42 AM

            Just tried Anthony's Coal Oven Pizza in Town Square. It was great. Thin pizza and really crispy with just the right amount of char.

            1. vegasmuse RE: flautachica Nov 4, 2009 10:54 AM

              I agree with Metro Pizza & Settebellos. Also, Northside Nathan's in Summerlin for deep dish pizza, and Montesano's near Silverado Ranch for their smoky 5 cheese pizza.

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                kjs RE: flautachica Nov 7, 2009 07:03 AM

                if sticking to the Strip, Rao's serves pizza at lunch time , get a side of meatballs ( polpette ) and life is good !

                I believe Metro delivers to the Strip ( might be the ellis island location, can't remember, it's been awhile )

                happy eating !

                fwiw my favs ( close order ) of vegas pizza

                settebelo
                grimaldi's
                rao's
                ciao ciao
                amore ( thin crust - sausage )
                anthony's ( believe it or not, the wings are better ! )

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                  ceemj RE: flautachica Nov 9, 2009 09:40 PM

                  I am a new yorker who is now living in Las Vegas. I love pizza and when in NY ate it regurlarly. In Vegas I'm sad to say there are very few pizza joints that are up to my standards. Most pizza out here is either over priced, under cooked or the quality is so bad that frozen pizzas at the grocery store would be a better option. That being said there are a few places in town that can satisfy my cravings when they occur.

                  in order of my favorites-
                  1.NY Pizza and Pasta - NE corner of Sahara and Jones behind the 7-11.
                  Best pizza in town(IMHO) and true new yorkers run this family owned business. Feels just like being back in NY while I am there.

                  2. Verrazano Pizza - Rainbow past Charleston before the freeway on the left.
                  Very good NY style pizza. Fair price.

                  3. La Famiglia - The Palms.
                  Usually good pizza. Costly.

                  I've had a few good experiences with Metro but more bad ones. They are expensive also and most locations don't sell slices.

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                  Verrazano Pizza
                  4012 S Rainbow Blvd Ste N, Las Vegas, NV 89103

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                    That Don Guy RE: flautachica Nov 10, 2009 11:28 AM

                    This may be a little "lowbrow", but I recommend Uncle Joe's on Fremont Street (just east of where the pedestrian-only section begins), although I do recommend that you order it to go. (And there's nothing wrong with red sauce on pizza, unless you're really into the Chicgao style with chunky tomatoes instead of the sauce.)

                    Then again, I like pizza with pepperoni, extra cheese, and pineapple, so take my opinion at your own risk.

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                      Jocelyn P RE: flautachica Nov 13, 2009 10:31 AM

                      If you are interested in authentic Italian-style pizza, try Enoteca San Marco in the Venetian. Fun atmosphere, too.

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                      Enoteca San Marco
                      3355 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109

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                        Dave Feldman RE: flautachica Nov 13, 2009 10:38 PM

                        I haven't been to quite a few of the recommended places, but I just want to second Settebello. It is a bit of a schlep to get there from the strip, but easy if you have a rental car. I live in NYC and feel that Settebello might be in the top 5 in Manhattan, and the top 10 in the 5 boros. Salads are also more than an afterthought.

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                        Settebello
                        140 S Green Valley Pkwy Ste 172, Henderson, NV 89012

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