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Pizza - Bar Pies in Western Morris?

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jmansky May 17, 2010 10:43 AM

We recently moved from Essex County to Morris County (western). We really miss the fantastic pizza (bar pies) from Star Tavern etc. Has anyone found comparable pizza out here?

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  1. JustJake RE: jmansky May 18, 2010 09:17 AM

    Sorry to say, that I don't believe you're going to even come close to having good pizza in western Morris County. You can get plenty of good New American at a number of fine restaurants, but pizza.....NO. I will always go out of my way for good pie, and as I travel on business from time to time here, I don't ever recall anyone ever citing a great pie to be had out there.

    I suggest that you find access SOUTH on #31 and eventually wend your way onto Route 29 south into Trenton. Pizza Nirvana to be had in the city. See prvevious NJ Pizza threads on here.

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      johnlockedema RE: JustJake May 18, 2010 06:00 PM

      Well, Resevoir Pizza in Boonton would be closer than going to Mercer County for a tomato pie.

    2. dan RE: jmansky May 19, 2010 06:59 AM

      You will find a plethora of passable pizza joints and red sauce italian places, but nothing all that great. 'Good' pizza is easy to find, Transcendent pizza is difficult..

      Reservoir Tavern is the best bet for a 'bar pie', Anna Marie's in Wharton is a pizzeria that has done alright by me lately..

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      Reservoir Tavern
      90 Parsippany blvd, Parsippany, NJ

      Anna Marie's Pizze & Restaurant
      321 State Route 15 N, Wharton, NJ 07885

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        rruben1 RE: dan May 20, 2010 08:22 AM

        Thin crust pizza is GREAT at Paradiso Pizza, BYOB, on Route 46 in Rockaway. Scirbo's in Wharton also has great pizza, in a more "restaurant" atmosphere. The chicken, garlic and broccoli rabe is fantastic, as well.

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        Paradiso Pizza
        179 US Highway 46, Rockaway, NJ 07866

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        Liz1226 RE: jmansky May 24, 2010 06:13 PM

        Branda's Italian in Budd Lake is very good... most probably because the owner is originally from Hoboken! (=

        1. briansnat RE: jmansky May 27, 2010 04:36 AM

          Although it is eastern Morris County, The Reservoir Tavern has a very good bar pie. Shouldn't be that far of a ride for you.

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          Reservoir Tavern
          90 Parsippany blvd, Parsippany, NJ

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            dan RE: briansnat May 27, 2010 05:52 AM

            It should be noted that the location for Reservoir Tavern contained in the map linked above is incorrect.

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            Reservoir Tavern
            90 Parsippany blvd, Parsippany, NJ

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              fourunder RE: dan May 27, 2010 03:15 PM

              The Reservoir Tavern is located @ 90 Parsippany Boulevard, not Road....I edited the information....and the map seems to be correct now..

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              Reservoir Tavern
              90 Parsippany blvd, Parsippany, NJ

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