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The best and biggest slices of pizza in Brooklyn, NY?

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ras124685 Sep 4, 2011 12:41 PM

Where can I go to find the biggest slices of pizza in Brooklyn, NY? I'm a guy, big eater, with a big
appetite. Please help. Slices so big, it's over taking the paper plates, Besides Koronet Pizza in Harlem. I know that ain't the only place to get the largest slice. How is Elegante Pizzeria and Empire
Slice Pizza? Are those slices of pizza so big? please help me.

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Elegante Pizzeria
6922 5th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209

Empire Slices
298 Irving Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237

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    razeup RE: ras124685 Sep 5, 2011 10:17 PM

    While Elegante is a bit above average in terms of size, I wouldn't put them in the "giant" class. I don't have any specific reccomendations for Brookyln, but the Bronx is FULL of places like what you're describing. Yankee JZ in Soundview is the best I've found, but there is also Cross Bronx Pizza, Circle Pizza, Jasper's, Dominick's, 3 Boys from Italy, and several others. Also in Manhattan is Pizza Palace in Inwood, where the slices are also very thick.

    Beware though: in the case of this style, bigger is not necessarily better.

    1. Sluggo1407 RE: ras124685 Sep 6, 2011 04:12 AM

      Can't you just go to a great pizza pizza place and eat TWO slices?

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        Tay RE: Sluggo1407 Sep 6, 2011 11:10 AM

        Obviously, the op doesn't want to pay twice as much.

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          Motosport RE: Sluggo1407 Sep 6, 2011 12:45 PM

          Reading that reminded me of Tony Manero (Saturday Night Fever) ordering two slices and stacking them. He ate them while walking down 86th St to the tune of "Staying Alive" by the BeeGee's.

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            Mike R. RE: Motosport Sep 6, 2011 03:22 PM

            BIG slices and pies are found in New Jersey.
            There's a place on Washington Street in Hoboken with gigantors, forgot the name(maybe Ben's?).
            I agree with the above 'Hounds...or buy a few and bring glue.

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              razeup RE: Mike R. Sep 6, 2011 04:01 PM

              Ahh yes that's Benny Tudino's. Ok, not great pizza, but it fits the OP's description for sure

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              Sluggo1407 RE: Motosport Sep 7, 2011 09:04 AM

              Regarding Tony Manero, he got them at Lenny's which is the only business in the opening scene that's still there. They must be doing something right.

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              Lenny's Pizza
              1969 86th St, Brooklyn, NY 11214

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                Motosport RE: Sluggo1407 Sep 7, 2011 09:08 AM

                Lenny's makes a nice pie!
                Maybe the OP should just go to L&B and get half a pie.

          2. Cheese Boy RE: ras124685 Sep 7, 2011 10:18 PM

            Just chiming in with three places in the BX that serve huge (and somewhat sucky) slices ...

            Ljubo Pizzeria

            Cross Bronx Pizzeria

            Pinocchio Pizza (they might have shrunk theirs recently)

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            Pinocchio Pizza
            3039 Buhre Ave, Bronx, NY 10461

            Ljubo's Pizza
            15 Westchester Sq, Bronx, NY 10461

            Cross Bronx Pizzeria
            2170 Cross Bronx Expy, Bronx, NY 10472

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              Bkeats RE: ras124685 Sep 17, 2011 09:18 PM

              Is Koronet still there? I remember that place when I was at Columbia. Awful pizza. The only thing it had was size. Huge slice of bad pizza. If you ordered a whole pie, they had to fold the sides over to make it fit in the box. The only thing that made it edible was all the beer that went with it. Blech.

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                missmasala RE: Bkeats Sep 18, 2011 02:27 PM

                Yes, the pizza at Koronet wasn't great, but late at night, drunk, with only a $1.25 in my pocket, it always hit the spot. I remember it fondly, but I'm not sorry I don't eat it anymore.

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                  Bkeats RE: missmasala Sep 18, 2011 06:51 PM

                  Oh to be 20 and not have to worry about what too much beer and pizza would do to my belly. Only concern was whether I had done my reading for CC. :)

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                    missmasala RE: Bkeats Sep 19, 2011 07:30 AM

                    My CC reading always went better after some drinks and a koronet slice! :)

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                ForestHillsFresser RE: ras124685 Sep 19, 2011 09:14 AM

                Reminds me of the guy who ordered a pizza and told the waiter to cut it into 4 slices because he couldn't eat 8.

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