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BallardFoodie Sep 29, 2011 10:16 PM

Responding to another thread, I realized that I had a question that I've given up on: Pizza delivery in Ballard. We've tried a bunch of the places in the 6+ years that we've lived in the area, but nothing has stuck out as a go to. I know that there is a Pagliaci's that is close, but I've never been a fan of $25 pizzas. When we lived in the Wedgewood/Maple area, we were big fans of Jet City's beer batter pan. At this point, we will occasionally pick up from Veraci, but that style of pizza steams in the box and loses its crunch (and thus it's soul). Any thoughts?

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    mrnelso RE: BallardFoodie Sep 30, 2011 04:53 PM

    Quite right that the Veraci style doesn't travel well, but we got delivery of a cheesesteak pizza from Stacia's a couple years ago that was quite good. It was more of the Pagliacci style - chewy, tastes like caramelized wheat... Check their website for coupons.

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    Pagliacci
    550 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

    1. kaleokahu RE: BallardFoodie Sep 30, 2011 09:30 PM

      Have you tried Snoose Junction or Soprano's? You're probably too young to remember Andre's.

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        tsquare RE: kaleokahu Oct 1, 2011 01:05 AM

        Andre's! When it was in the little brick building...where is he now?

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          forkit RE: tsquare Oct 1, 2011 08:33 AM

          The last time I saw Andre, earlier this year, he was working in meat dept of the Roosevelt Whole Foods. I have known him since he had the little brick pizza place in Ballard. I have always enjoyed conversation with him. He enjoys Seattles cool cloudy weather after his stint in the French Foreign Legion when he was young.

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            kaleokahu RE: tsquare Oct 1, 2011 08:12 PM

            Ah, I can still taste Andre's "extra garlic" sauce (and it's probably still on my breath)!

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              tsquare RE: kaleokahu Oct 1, 2011 09:11 PM

              Now that I think about it, wasn't he actually in Greenlake before Ballard? The memory of garlic and pepperoni pizza brought it back!

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                kaleokahu RE: tsquare Oct 2, 2011 08:13 PM

                Hi, tsquare:

                I dunno about Greenlake, but Andre was in two locations in Ballard: the "little brick place" not far from Swedish, and then next door to what is now a Tully's. Good, honest pizza, that was.

                Aloha,
                Kaleo

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                  ken2034 RE: kaleokahu Oct 7, 2011 02:41 PM

                  Tully's is gone, but the location he was in is Sam's Sushi. But I don't think Andre delivered.

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                  Sam's Sushi
                  521 Queen Anne Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

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                    tsquare RE: ken2034 Oct 7, 2011 03:28 PM

                    True, he did not. But I would drive the 1/2 hour it would take me to have his pizza again. At the time, I worked down the street (from the little brick building) and working dinners were made bearable by those pizzas. Lunch too, when he felt like being open for us.

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          ken2034 RE: BallardFoodie Oct 7, 2011 02:42 PM

          I've ordered from Palermo's, and their crust holds up pretty well.

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