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Apr 16, 2012 10:17 AM

How long is the wait at Keste pizza?

Realizing it is impossible to know for sure, I am wondering how long the wait for a table for 2 might be at Keste pizzeria on a Saturday night around 7:00pm.

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  1. I never had to wait any longer than 30 minutes, super quick service there. You order a pizza and it arrives like 3 minutes later.

    1. During the week is no wait. Saturday around 7Pm probably 30 to 45 minutes.

        1. re: DavidT

          Not worth any wait in my opinion. Soggy crust way too much cheese on top. They should cook it longer that 3 minutes.

          1. re: diakon

            I'll second that!! If you want real Neopolitan pizza-go to Don Antonio on West 50 th Street. The NY sister to Starita in Naples. Fabulous! And they also have the Montenara pizza,just like Naples. Fried,but you'd never know it. the crust is perfection and holds the sauce and cheese without wetness.

            1. re: pammi

              im a big fan of don antonio (and the montanara) but i would take issue with your statement that it is fried but you'd never know it. perhaps mine was too fried (i dont think so) but there was a definite "donut"ey quality to it. again, i thought it was delicious, and agree that it contributes to a more topping resilient crust, but i think its equally about taste as much as structural integrity.

              1. re: tex.s.toast

                Check out the front page of The New York Times on the Web-big article about don Antonio and Forcella( on the Bowery) and the Montenara... I guess the fried pizza style is hitting NEw York :)

            2. re: diakon

              I agree Keste has soggy crust, rather go to Motorino or Co.

              1. re: foodwhisperer

                Thanks for the further input and for the heads up on Don Antonio.

                1. re: foodwhisperer

                  the crust at Keste is my reason for going there over Motorino. Keste's crust is so chewy and delicisou. if it were gum, i'd chew it all day. i love it. Motorino's crust in comparison lacks flavor.

                  1. re: coasts

                    I found the opposite true, but I think Co.s crust is the best