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Columbo's Pizza on Danforth

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neighborguy Dec 24, 2010 08:43 AM

I passed by and noticed the renovated counter, and menu boards. Is this place under new ownership?

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    Pincus Dec 24, 2010 08:45 AM

    Really? I'll have to drop in soon and check it out. I don't get their pizza that often, not because it's bad, just because I tend to gravitate to Danforth Pizza House for takeout or Bona for delivery. But I haven't been in a while, this is my excuse to eat more pizza!

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      jmarcroyal Dec 24, 2010 12:47 PM

      I hope its not new ownership, this place is a gem on the Danforth. Their Riceballs (arancini) are fantastic, and their panzos are great too, I really like their veal on a kaiser as well!

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        Brain of J Dec 28, 2010 09:02 AM

        I agree, they do an excellent veal sandwich. I recall seeing an ad for the sale of the place a couple years back. Maybe it went through.

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      julesrules Dec 29, 2010 09:17 AM

      Where is this place? Do they have sit-down?

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        Pincus Dec 29, 2010 11:59 AM

        It's around Quatrro Ragazze, so between Coxwell and Woodbine. They do have sit down, but you have to enjoy fluorescent lighting and formica.

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          neighborguy Dec 29, 2010 12:22 PM

          Tho, it's new formica...

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            jmarcroyal Dec 29, 2010 07:10 PM

            They also deliver too, Ive ordered veal sandwiches from them, but I always gotta get a riceball, those things are great!(especially with sauce)

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              liverwurst Jan 14, 2011 05:37 PM

              Alas, the pizzas I used to really enjoy from Colombo's went with the old owners. I used to really like the Napoletano pizza. It's just not the same anymore. Recently, we had that and the pepperoni. The crust has changed, the toppings are not nearly as flavourful....it's just not the same pizza. And that rice ball...sadly, not the same either. As much as I would like to support the local businesses, I won't be coming back unless there's an improvement.

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