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No-Name Pizza Place in The Cosmo

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FoodieCoupleLV Nov 18, 2011 02:37 PM

This info is directly from my friend who is a Cosmo employee...

Never had a name and there are no signs directing people to it. Take the east side escalators to the third floor and it is directly in front of you, between Blue Ribbon & Jaleo. It's a short hallway with a lot of albums on the walls.

Why no name? It's the Food & Beverage director's "baby" and that's how he wants it I guess. One of the main pizza makers is a Greek guy from Queens. Good pizza but my friend and I (both native NYers, Queens specifically) think Rocco's off the strip is better.

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    julesrules4food RE: FoodieCoupleLV Nov 18, 2011 05:22 PM

    Another native NYer here, which Rocco's are you talking about? I know there is one on Buffalo @ Charleston and one on Charleston by Costco. I've heard they're owned by the same person, heard they're not, heard they're both equally good, heard one is better. In other words totally confused by Rocco's. My favorite NY pizza (is there any other kind?) here in Vegas is either Broadway Pizzaria on Sahara or NY Pizza and Pasta on Jones@Sahara. Do you like either of those?

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      Dave Feldman RE: julesrules4food Nov 18, 2011 09:01 PM

      I'm assuming the reference is to the Buffalo location: http://www.roccosdelilv.com/ I love the place but wasn't that impressed with the pizza. It really does have the feel of a Long Island Italian deli.

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        julesrules4food RE: Dave Feldman Nov 19, 2011 04:17 PM

        Thanks Dave!
        Guess that'll be my next place to try.

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        BestPizzaInLasVegas RE: julesrules4food Jan 19, 2012 09:02 AM

        I have the same question about the ownership of Rocco's. I swear at one time I thought I saw both locations on the http://www.roccosnypizza.com/ website but maybe I'm just remembering wrong. In any case I've been to the one across from the Red Rock Casino and I think that one has some good pizza. Haven't been to the one on Buffalo yet though.

        As for the Cosmopolitan I think it has some of the best pizza in Las Vegas. Although it depends on when you go because at times it's been better than others.

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          Dave Feldman RE: BestPizzaInLasVegas Jan 19, 2012 07:21 PM

          Just to be clear, are we talking about Rocco's New York Italian Deli? Unless there's been a recent change, the word "pizza" is not in its title, nor dominate the offerings. The Rocco's on Buffalo is much more a store and delicatessen than it is a pizza parlor. Usually, sandwiches seem to outsell pizza by a wide margin.

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            julesrules4food RE: Dave Feldman Jan 19, 2012 07:58 PM

            Dave-From looking at the website you linked to in November and the one BPILV gave earlier today they have similarities but the Buffalo location has much more to offer. IF the ownership isn't connected somehow then the websites are certainly trying to make it look like they are.I still haven't made it to either, my son is hooked on Pepperoni rolls at Broadway and Rocco's doesn't offer them.

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              Dave Feldman RE: julesrules4food Jan 20, 2012 07:58 AM

              Thanks, Jules. I know nothing about the Red Rock location. In fact, I stayed there recently and could have gone for a visit.

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        wadejay26 RE: FoodieCoupleLV Nov 18, 2011 08:33 PM

        Just ate there 2 hours ago. Had 1 sausage and pepperoni and 1 white. Both were very good, but certainly not the best I've ever had. $11 with no drink. Try it out and judge for yourself.

        1. Beach Chick RE: FoodieCoupleLV Jan 20, 2012 08:28 AM

          I ate there at the secret pizza place in September and had a slice and it was delicious...it was around 1am and all in our party..were partying Vegas style...maybe that contributed to the goodness..perfect place after drinks at the Chandelier bar.
          Loved the Galaga vid game..so old school.

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