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Best pizza restaurant in asbury park or bradley beach

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AmyM Jul 8, 2012 08:39 AM

Having a family dinner and want a casual affordable dinner where they must serve great pizza. Any suggestions? Must be eat in. Thanks.

  1. JustJake Jul 10, 2012 09:22 AM

    Message to AmyM. If you're goint to either Vics or P&E's get there before 5 or be prepared to wait. Both establishments are jammed, with waits of 1/2 hour or longer being the case as the dinner rush progresses. Seating 10 while not a challenge creates some logistical issues as you arrive later.

    Porta can accomodate you with their bench seating (will kids be in 'tow' here???? as Porta's pies are a bit off standard to your normal pizza joint so know that going in) and it also gets busy as the nite progresses as all of the hipsters think they're in Brooklyn and it's also become a family friendly place as well.

    The ticket??? Get to either spot at 5pm.

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      scott123 Jul 10, 2012 12:56 AM

      Pizza Shoppe in Ocean Grove- owned by the same people that own Pizza Town in Elmwood Park.

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        bifpocaroba Jul 9, 2012 04:57 AM

        Not a fan of Pete and Elda's. I just don't like the crust, it tastes like a pastry. I wouldn't turn it down but I would prefer Vic's.

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          SusieQQ Jul 9, 2012 03:53 AM

          You've got to try Portas....not your usual Jersey Pizza! But, great. The appetizers and salads are also quite good. But, don't try their other entrees. Their Pizza is the reason to go there:

          www.pizzaporta.com/

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            jsfein Jul 9, 2012 04:46 AM

            Also love the pizza, salads and apps at Porta, but gotta disagree on the entrees. I've had several pastas and found them all very good.

          2. MGZ Jul 8, 2012 11:48 PM

            Maybe these will help:

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/637912

            http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/640856

            1. tommy Jul 8, 2012 07:13 PM

              Porta in AP

              1. jrvedivici Jul 8, 2012 09:14 AM

                Well not to far in Neptune is Pete and Elda's pretty much the shore staple for excellent thin crust pizza! That is the widely held "go to" pizza place in the area. The have an ample dining room as well. Don't know their reservation policy but be warned there can be an hour + wait on the weekends.

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                  big1515 Jul 8, 2012 09:25 AM

                  Vic's bradley Beach !! OLD style to match interior of the building

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