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Hi,

We love Lucali's atmosphere and LIKE their pizza.

Looking for a pizza dinner for 4 persons, Sat night..

Any alternatives to Lucali that we should check out?

Thanks,
S

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Lucali
575 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

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  1. I haven't been to Anselmo's on Van Brunt in Red Hook or Franny's in Park Slope but have received several recommendations for both. I'm sure someone can comment on those. We - of course - love DiFara in Midwood but it's not really the kind of place to linger with pals.

    1. you're in brooklyn and you want waiters? robertas is great. Sams would be fun - old school and great in a different way.
      I havent been there, but you might want to check out Saraghina. Where are yuo looking in brooklyn - it's a big borough. They all are pretty big, actually.

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      1. re: Jeffsayyes

        Yes, if you can schlep out to Bushwick Roberta's is fantastic. It's our current favorite for "gourmet pies." Price & size seems a little better than Frannys (2 pies could feed 3 people). Young, funky vibe, good music.

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        Roberta's
        261 Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206

      2. Franny's if you're in Prospect Height/Park Slope and Roberta's if B'burg/Bushwick

        1. If you strike out at Lucali, I suggest stayng in the neighborhood and going to South Brooklyn Pizzeria -- I think their pies are fantastic...fresh herbs,imported cheeses, superior crust, etc. They do it right and are largely unheralded. They have a takeout storefront annexed to a tavern -- PJ Hanley's -- where you can get sit-down service (and beer/wine/cocktails!). It's on Court at 4th Pl.

          I second Franny's and Roberta's, but think Anselmo's is sub-par. Better off at Ignazio'$ in DUMBO.

          1. I'm a fan of sosta in Brooklyn heights/cobble hill. Surprisingly good pizza, elegant neighborhood vibe. Great for lingering, actually. Definitely worth a look if you're in the area.

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            Sosta
            145 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201

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            1. re: troppoforte

              I went to Sosta just last week. I thought it was only okay. The toppings were good, but I felt like the crust wasn't very exciting. I'm *all* about the crust, so sometimes that's the only thing I'll notice. Of the two, I'd rank Savoia higher than Sosta.

              That's not to say that I won't go back to Sosta. I enjoyed it. The vibe was good and the staff were super friendly. But IMHO it's not a good Plan B for Lucali.

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              Lucali
              575 Henry St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

              Savoia
              277 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11231

              Sosta
              145 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201