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How long is the wait at Keste pizza?

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DavidT Apr 16, 2012 10:17 AM

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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    artvandelay Apr 16, 2012 07:05 PM

    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.

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      foodwhisperer Apr 16, 2012 07:42 PM

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

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        DavidT Apr 16, 2012 08:14 PM

        Thanks for the feedback!

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          diakon Apr 17, 2012 06:57 AM

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

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            pammi Apr 17, 2012 01:45 PM

            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.

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              tex.s.toast Apr 17, 2012 03:21 PM

              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.

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                pammi Apr 17, 2012 03:27 PM

                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 :)

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              foodwhisperer Apr 17, 2012 03:32 PM

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

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                DavidT Apr 17, 2012 03:48 PM

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

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                  coasts Apr 17, 2012 07:02 PM

                  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.

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                    foodwhisperer Apr 17, 2012 08:36 PM

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

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