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Anyone know if Giovanni's pizza in West Seattle still around? Still good?

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lrsseattle Jun 7, 2011 05:09 PM

Anyone know if Giovanni's pizza in West Seattle still around? Still good? I heard this is the best thin-crust, most NYC style pizza in town. Thoughts? When I googled it, only found University district location and it says it's closed!

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  1. babette feasts RE: lrsseattle Jun 7, 2011 05:56 PM

    Haven't heard about it. Where in W Sea was it?

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      lrsseattle RE: lrsseattle Jun 7, 2011 06:25 PM

      Correction? Could be Giannoni's in Westwood Village shopping center. Anyone been?

      Giannoni’s Pizzeria
      2600 S.W. Barton St., Seattle, WA 98126
      (206) 935-1800

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        WikiAdam RE: lrsseattle Jun 7, 2011 06:56 PM

        Giannoni's is still around, and they make probably the most authentic New York slice I've eaten in Seattle. There's a review up on Slice if you want to read my take on it.

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          terrier RE: lrsseattle Jun 7, 2011 07:43 PM

          If you mean Giannoni's, it is pretty much on the money for a NYC slice - but I still prefer Flying Squirrel for their better quality ingredients (and the fact they serve beer.)

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            WikiAdam RE: terrier Jun 7, 2011 09:19 PM

            Flying Squirrel does make a better pizza, yes, although it's not as authentically NY-style as Giannoni's (if anyone really cares).

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              grangie angie RE: WikiAdam Jun 8, 2011 12:14 PM

              Transplanted New Yorker's care!

              Gianonni's(in Westwood Village) is THE closest you'll come to true
              NY pizza.The owner & wife are NY transplants too.

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                WikiAdam RE: grangie angie Jun 8, 2011 04:23 PM

                Actually, I'm pretty sure they're California transplants. No matter, the pizza's authentic NY.

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                  grangie angie RE: WikiAdam Jun 8, 2011 05:49 PM

                  Actually,I do believe Quentin's wife Donna is from NY and thought he was also?

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                    WikiAdam RE: grangie angie Jun 8, 2011 07:58 PM

                    Interesting. I interviewed Donna for Serious Eats and she said they were from California. That said, she could have just neglected to mention that they had come from NY before California. *shrug*

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