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Roberta's, Best, or Paulie Gee's PIzza

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MRich Nov 12, 2010 07:40 AM

Hi all. Bringing the family (with young children) out for an early dinner. We were thinking about heading over to Wburg/Greenpoint for pizza. Which of these do you think is my best option?

Looking for good pizza and kid friendly.

By the way, is Best really expensive?

Thanks in advance!

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Paulie Gee's
60 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

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  1. famdoc RE: MRich Nov 12, 2010 08:50 AM

    Can't comment on Best or Roberta's, but my kids love Paulie Gee's (so do I). Very family-friendly atmosphere, high-quality pizza. Mexican Coke. How can you go wrong?

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    Paulie Gee's
    60 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

    1. Jeffsayyes RE: MRich Nov 12, 2010 10:47 AM

      it's pizza, so REally expensive is still cheap. Best is 3 a regular slice.
      but it's a little loud for kids I think, although they might turn down the music. there's only one table too. not really a family dining place.

      PG is good. Robertas is good.

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        ChiefHDB RE: Jeffsayyes Nov 12, 2010 11:15 AM

        Yeah, I've been to all three and you can't really go wrong. That said, go with Roberta's or Paulie Gee ahead of Best. If you want more than just pizza, pick Roberta's.

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        Paulie Gee's
        60 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

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        razeup RE: MRich Nov 12, 2010 06:10 PM

        Best wouldn't be good for sit down w/ kids, as there really isn't much space to sit down to begin with. The communal tables at Roberta's may not be good either, so I'd go with Paulie Gees even though it can be pretty dark in there. Paulie Gees is pricey for pizza ($11-17 for a personal pie), but they have some inventive stuff along with the basics, and luckily it is worth the price.

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        Paulie Gee's
        60 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

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          Jeffsayyes RE: razeup Nov 12, 2010 07:45 PM

          yo isn't roberta's better for kids though? i think kids would get a kick out of communal. roberta's is less mature i think. which is cool

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            razeup RE: Jeffsayyes Nov 14, 2010 12:04 PM

            Idk I guess it depends on how friendly the kids are haha Never know with kids, you might want to avoid the issue and just have a private table. Roberta's has a menu outside of pizza though, now that I think about it

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          SpiceJunkies RE: MRich Nov 13, 2010 04:27 AM

          Both Roberta's and PG's are delicious, but Roberta's is easier for us with our 2 year old. Not that PG is impossible, but it's dining room is way more mellow and 'adult' than Roberta's

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            MRich RE: MRich Nov 13, 2010 07:24 PM

            So to follow up:

            We went to Paulie Gee's. It was perfectly child friendly at 6pm and the staff seemed used to serving kids. The service was great. The place is really nice looking and comfey.

            The pizza was good, but not my favorite around. The crust on the edges was excellent, but soggy on the interior of the pie. The rest of the ingredients were all good. Several of the pizzas they offer on the menu have lemon on them. We decided to try one and I didn't like it that much, but that's me. I'm not a huge lemon fan, my wife ordered it. Maybe others would like it more. The other pie we ordered was more to my liking. The salad was excellent. Good wine and beer list.

            Overall I'd say good pizza but not at the top level.

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            Paulie Gee's
            60 Greenpoint Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222

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