HOME > Chowhound > Ontario (inc. Toronto) >

North of Brooklyn Pizza (Queen West)

justsayn Aug 12, 2012 02:06 PM

Now open for a few days, we dropped in for a couple of slices; Pepperoni and White. Just under $10 total with tax.

Tasty, quality ingredients and the rest remains to be seen IMO. Too early for us to comment.

Simple menu - seating for 12 maybe....

Ready-to-grab slices will probably be Margherita, Pepperoni, White (ricotta, mozz, garlic and arugula dressed with lemon sauce), Veggie, Puttanesca.

Whole pies (as listed above) $18-22.00 Toppings $2.50

While there, owner? was trash talking Terroni. Least of his concerns...

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
  1. t
    thebutcher RE: justsayn Aug 12, 2012 02:28 PM

    grabbed a margherita slice yesterday (around 4.50 with tax) - thin, crispy crust, good sauce - enjoyed it and will be back.

    1. kwass RE: justsayn Aug 12, 2012 02:38 PM

      I can't wait to try this place! Keep the reviews coming. Apparently, they're closed Mondays, which sucks, because that's the day of the week that I'm in that area. I do find that weird though (as I said on another post) given that pizza places, are usually open 7 days/week.

      5 Replies
      1. re: kwass
        justsayn RE: kwass Aug 12, 2012 02:42 PM

        Here - just located this online - http://www.torontolife.com/daily/dail...

        1. re: justsayn
          kwass RE: justsayn Aug 12, 2012 02:47 PM

          Thank you so much justsayn!

          1. re: justsayn
            kwass RE: justsayn Aug 12, 2012 02:48 PM

            The pizza looks really good in the picture. Especially the Margherita.

          2. re: kwass
            justsayn RE: kwass Aug 12, 2012 02:48 PM

            This was tweeted by them last Monday - "sorry, closed Mondays , open 4pm to 11 this week"

            So I guess hours and days will evolve.

            1. re: justsayn
              kwass RE: justsayn Aug 12, 2012 02:55 PM

              Good to know, I'll keep my fingers crossed that they start opening on Mondays.

          3. Davwud RE: justsayn Aug 13, 2012 05:58 AM

            Not cool to go around trashing other peoples places.

            I will give this place a go though.


            1 Reply
            1. re: Davwud
              justsayn RE: Davwud Aug 13, 2012 09:37 AM

              Yea it was douchy because he was really getting in to it. Not just a passing comment.

            2. y
              ylsf RE: justsayn Aug 13, 2012 08:51 AM

              Write up with pics on BlogTo today:


              1. m
                MeMeMe RE: justsayn Aug 13, 2012 09:48 AM

                I would love some actual NYC/ NJ style pizza...it doesn't look like this is it. Anyone know where to find some?

                1. y
                  ylsf RE: justsayn Aug 15, 2012 08:50 PM

                  Some more pics posted up on Now Toronto's site:


                  9 Replies
                  1. re: ylsf
                    Davwud RE: ylsf Aug 16, 2012 02:53 AM

                    Are those deck chairs painted silver??


                    1. re: Davwud
                      ylsf RE: Davwud Aug 16, 2012 09:30 AM

                      Looks like it but I think they might be solid chairs because of the comments about "rust not included" or whatever it said,

                      So, I imagine maybe the small seating won't remain if they don't have a washroom? I thought there was a by-law about needing to have a washroom access, according to the NOW Toronto says "no washroom"... Not sure if they mean no handicap accessible washroom or no washroom at all?

                      1. re: ylsf
                        Davwud RE: ylsf Aug 16, 2012 09:43 AM

                        I was told a long time ago that the rules are, serve food to stay, must provide washrooms. The thing is, I was told that by someone managing a bar in a hockey rink. They were forced to put in ones in the bar. The ones right across the hall (Literally right across the hall) weren't acceptable.


                        1. re: Davwud
                          lister RE: Davwud Aug 16, 2012 09:57 AM

                          Ah, that must be how Poutini avoids having a washroom. All food is served to go.

                          1. re: Davwud
                            mstestzzz002 RE: Davwud Aug 17, 2012 06:28 AM

                            A Yelp review for North of Brooklyn says that the place shares bathrooms with Hero burgers

                          2. re: ylsf
                            LexiFirefly RE: ylsf Aug 17, 2012 05:38 AM

                            If you have less than 7 seats you can get away with no washroom. That's why a lot of coffee shops have couches, they (technically) count as one seat. The numbers are really weird when you get into them but whatevs.

                            1. re: LexiFirefly
                              ylsf RE: LexiFirefly Aug 17, 2012 07:34 AM

                              Ah ok, thanks. Just I recall a lot of talk in the BP thread that they reason they changed their policy to be "seats are for waiting customers only and not for consuming food" was because they didn't have a washroom for patrons.

                              If they share their bathroom with Hero Burger as mentioned above then I guess it is a non-issue anyway.

                        2. re: ylsf
                          kwass RE: ylsf Aug 16, 2012 09:01 AM

                          Those dough knots look soooo good!!

                          1. re: kwass
                            Davwud RE: kwass Aug 16, 2012 09:34 AM

                            The ones at Bigabaldi were excellent. Hope these are just as good.


                        3. pinstripeprincess RE: justsayn Aug 17, 2012 07:18 AM

                          we were going to order 3 slices, but that would have amounted to about $12 so we figured that to bump our order up to a full pizza at $18-20 wasn't a big deal. the pizza is somewhere inbetween new york style and pseudo-neopolitan. crisp enough that when you fold it in half it cracks instead, but no blistering at all. could use a little more browning though in my books. they use a great quality mozz that makes it super delicious and their tomato sauce is bright, tart and mildly sweet. i'm happy to go there again, though i'd encourage them to put more effort into pepperoni and topping distribution. there wasn't much of it (though it was great quality) but often there would be wide open spaces and then three piled on top of each other.

                          i really like the sesame on the crust (not sure if that was because of the pizza we ordered) but i would actually save to eat all the crusts at the end since i didn't want sesame flavour with my pizza. i'm not sure what to make of the garlic knots yet. i had a small bite of one, but i think they had made them too early otherwise they let them go too far for darkness then put them under again to melt the cheese and it has a very hard dark shell. was overdone for us.

                          2 Replies
                          1. re: pinstripeprincess
                            deabot RE: pinstripeprincess Aug 17, 2012 08:21 AM

                            I pretty much concur with PP's sentiments. It's a good effort and I've been eating NY style regularly for the past few years now. The set up and menu is pretty faithful to Best Pizza in Brooklyn. On the pizza: Thought the middle was a touch soggy, could have been more crisp.Pepperoni was meh, I've had better quality and this variant seemed a bit bland. Also the sesame is a bit distracting for a tomato slice I think left alone on the white pizza is just fine. Still, this is a fine addition for a casual pick up or sit down pizza joint for Toronto! Want to try their puttanesca slice next.

                            1. re: deabot
                              childofthestorm RE: deabot Aug 19, 2012 05:55 AM

                              Looking forward to trying this - I love Best Pizza in BK. Hope they duplicate their grandma slice.

                          2. u
                            ukers RE: justsayn Aug 20, 2012 05:49 PM

                            We tried a whole pizza the other day - it tasted great! It was a veggie one so we can't comment on the pepperoni (as others have commented on it). The sauce was tasty with a bit of a tang, the toppings were fresh, and the thin crust was crisp. My only complaint was that the crust was way too salty for me. We had drinks and I found myself still drinking tons afterwards. Just for comparison though, we also went to Terroni the following weekend. I hadn't been there for pizza before, but my husband had. Hands down, for crust alone, Terroni took the pie! The flavours in the Terroni pizza blended so well. The crust was perfect and did not detract from the overall pizza.

                            1. c
                              crawfish RE: justsayn Aug 21, 2012 03:32 PM

                              I tried the white pizza today: mozzarella and ricotta with arugula and lemon juice added at the end. This is a great combination. I am not a pizza person but certain flavour combinations will bring me back for more. This is up there with Pizzaiola's Bianca, my go to when the boys insist on pizza. I've had arugula at the end pizza before and I didn't like it but with the lemon juice this really worked for me. I'm craving it......

                              1. justsayn RE: justsayn Aug 23, 2012 07:22 PM

                                Tonight was very disappointing.

                                I was served a crappy, salty, over-priced slice of pepperoni. Pepperoni itself had decent flavour but there was nothing else good about it. It was also a very small slice - perhaps it was a mistake.

                                14 Replies
                                1. re: justsayn
                                  kwass RE: justsayn Aug 23, 2012 07:36 PM

                                  There seem to be very mixed reviews about this place. So, my question to everyone who's been is...is it worth trying?

                                  1. re: kwass
                                    justsayn RE: kwass Aug 23, 2012 08:08 PM

                                    I always figure - when there are many fans, it is worth trying - try the white pizza if the ingredients interest you.

                                    But IMO its not at all worth travelling for.

                                    1. re: kwass
                                      helenhelen RE: kwass Sep 23, 2012 10:23 PM

                                      worth trying, yes.. but not amazing. i find it overpriced for a rather small slice as well.

                                      i've tried the margherita (okay but have had better elsewhere) and the seasonal veg (the toppings were high quality, but roasted beets and carrots just don't really work well on pizza imho)

                                      the crust is pretty decent for a by-the-slice place (nice and thin) but nothing to write home about when compared to places like pizzeria libretto. i didn't love the sauce (it was just okay).

                                      1. re: helenhelen
                                        GoodGravy RE: helenhelen Sep 24, 2012 07:07 AM

                                        Where have you had better margherita by the slice? Does Libretto sell pizza by the slice? I'm not defending the place, I just want to know where to get a good slice.

                                        1. re: GoodGravy
                                          flonie RE: GoodGravy Sep 24, 2012 09:00 PM

                                          We really love the marghareita from Fresca Pizza at College and Spadina.

                                          They drizzle a garlic oil on top of it when it comes out of the oven. When it's hot out of the oven...mmm....

                                          Much better than Terroni's!

                                          1. re: flonie
                                            5secondrule RE: flonie Sep 25, 2012 08:52 AM

                                            I find the slices at Fresca to be mediocre, at least when eaten on their own. But it's great that they put out dishes of freshly-chopped olives, hot peppers, and garlic/basil pesto on the counter. Being able to dress up your slice with fresh extras makes a huge difference. I wish there were more pizza-slice joints offering that kind of service.

                                            1. re: 5secondrule
                                              crawfish RE: 5secondrule Sep 27, 2012 05:06 PM

                                              Just had a margerita slice at Fresca. The garlic/basil oil is a nice touch but that crust is the blandest crust I have ever eaten. Needs salt and I am not usually one to notice that.
                                              I had a great pizza at Pizza via Mercanti in Kensington. Do they sell slices? I am not that picky about pizza it's more about the topping combinations for me. I had a pizza with really good mozzarella, pesto and cherry tomatoes.

                                              1. re: crawfish
                                                helenhelen RE: crawfish Sep 29, 2012 10:29 PM

                                                yeah, pizza there is great. no slices though.. but they do serve a $10 smaller whole pizza at lunch time.

                                          2. re: GoodGravy
                                            helenhelen RE: GoodGravy Sep 25, 2012 11:54 PM

                                            it's nothing at all like libretto style (i.e. really thin crust gourmet style) but i do like the ones at massimo's on college. again, nothing like libretto's but at least it is a tasty slice of pizza.

                                          3. re: helenhelen
                                            pinstripeprincess RE: helenhelen Sep 24, 2012 08:52 AM

                                            while i get that the draw is by the slice, i think their full pies are where they offer value and tastiness.

                                            they're inbetween all the popular styles but what i consider "american" right now.... they do their own thing and i really appreciate what that is. i do want them to tweak a few things abotu their dough flavour and cooking times but their mozz and tomato sauce can't be beat by almost any of the TO shops.

                                            1. re: pinstripeprincess
                                              szw RE: pinstripeprincess Sep 25, 2012 02:01 PM

                                              I like this pizza, been here a few times. Their whole pies aren't really a big value over the slice though. Yes, its a bit more value but not that much.

                                              1. re: szw
                                                pinstripeprincess RE: szw Sep 26, 2012 04:37 AM

                                                at $4 starting per slice and then my pies starting at $18 w/ 6 slices each... seems like a lot of value to me.

                                                but really, what i meant is that these days my whole pizzas are about that price from everywhere else and i'd rather have some NOB over many of them.

                                                1. re: pinstripeprincess
                                                  helenhelen RE: pinstripeprincess Sep 27, 2012 08:25 AM

                                                  the slices are tiny (smaller than other places for the same price, i find). they are good for a snack but will not fill you. how big are the pies?

                                                  1. re: helenhelen
                                                    pinstripeprincess RE: helenhelen Sep 27, 2012 09:46 AM

                                                    18" around. which is pretty much a large or xlarge pie these days.

                                      2. chocabot RE: justsayn Aug 23, 2012 08:12 PM

                                        I went last night at around 9:30pm and the pizza was hot and fresh. I'm not sure what kind it was because it had the milkiest mozza and pancetta (? a fatty, crispy pork bits that could best be described like that on chinese roast pork from the bbq shops). I liked that they had sesame seeds on the thin crust. Based on that experience I'll certainly be back to try more.

                                        1 Reply
                                        1. re: chocabot
                                          justsayn RE: chocabot Aug 23, 2012 08:24 PM

                                          Maybe they were trying out a new ingredient?

                                        2. a
                                          abigllama RE: justsayn Sep 21, 2013 12:44 PM

                                          A bit frustrated. Went in a couple of days ago and spoke to a manager-ish guy about getting a big delivery on Saturday for a party. Was told it was no problem but to call on the day of to work out it.

                                          Calling today, phone rolls right to voice mail, mailbox is full. I hope this place isn't on it's last legs. Favourite slice in the city so hope they're doing ok.

                                          31 Replies
                                          1. re: abigllama
                                            abigllama RE: abigllama Sep 22, 2013 02:32 PM

                                            Finally got through yesterday. Was told that because the party was a half a block out of the delivery zone they couldn't do it. This is after the manager-ish guy I spoke with earlier in the week said it was fine. They turned down a $100 pizza delivery over a half of a block.

                                            Talked to a friend that used to work at Via Mercanti. He suggested Enzo's around the corner from them. Enzo's saved the day and was awesome.

                                            As much as I love the slices at NOB, the customer service fail was maddening,. There was some advanced millennial douchitry with "sorry bro" as the final response. They are now dead to me.

                                            1. re: abigllama
                                              kwass RE: abigllama Sep 22, 2013 04:53 PM

                                              I've heard mixed things about Enzo's. You liked it?

                                              1. re: kwass
                                                abigllama RE: kwass Sep 22, 2013 06:06 PM

                                                It was really good. Solid crust and sauce, pepperoni was really good too.. Would probably order extra cheese the next time. . Different style form NOB, Neapolitan so it was more similar to what you'd get at Libretto but a bigger pizza. Will definitely be checking out the rest of their menu.

                                                The staff were super friendly and accommodating. It was basically the opposite of dealing with NOB. Enzo's just earned a regular customer, NOB lost one.

                                                Pardon the rant, but in a tight economy, who turns down a $100 olus tip pizza order? I even suggested putting it in a cab and they wouldn't do that. That's just bad business.

                                                1. re: abigllama
                                                  kwass RE: abigllama Sep 22, 2013 06:18 PM

                                                  I agree...that's absolutely nuts that they wouldn't accept your order! Especially since, as you said, you weren't too far outside their delivery zone, and you offered to pay for a cab to have it delivered.

                                                  Though glad to hear that you liked Enzo's so much. I walk by it all the time, but was reluctant to try it because if the mixed reviews. I will definitely give it a try now.

                                                  1. re: kwass
                                                    justsayn RE: kwass Sep 22, 2013 07:00 PM

                                                    Enzo's has a great make it yourself pizza. The slices were overpriced. Haven't been for awhile but I found the crust to be terribly bland.

                                                    1. re: justsayn
                                                      kwass RE: justsayn Sep 22, 2013 07:13 PM

                                                      I know that you went when they 1st opened. Maybe they've tweeked things since then.

                                                      If you get back there before me justsayn, please let me know your thoughts.

                                                      1. re: kwass
                                                        justsayn RE: kwass Sep 22, 2013 07:23 PM

                                                        I've been about 6 or 7 times but not for about 6 months. Lately it's been all about slices and sandwiches at the two Fornos; Sud and Cultura.

                                                        1. re: justsayn
                                                          kwass RE: justsayn Sep 22, 2013 07:29 PM

                                                          I hear ya. II can't speak for Forno Cultura yet, but it's hard to go anywhere else with Sud Forno as an option. I run into that problem all the time. I'm actually going to be stopping by Sud Forno tomorrow :) I haven't tried the pizza yet though. Might have to get a slice tomorrow.

                                                          1. re: kwass
                                                            justsayn RE: kwass Sep 22, 2013 07:46 PM

                                                            The style is completely different between the two. Forno tends to be on the more dry side of pizza styles but it's great! If you get to Cultura try the small ricotta cookie turnover pastry thing and the fruit tart.

                                                            1. re: justsayn
                                                              kwass RE: justsayn Sep 22, 2013 07:51 PM

                                                              Thanks justsayn! Will do :)

                                                              1. re: kwass
                                                                justsayn RE: kwass Sep 22, 2013 07:56 PM

                                                                Strawberry, plum, almond slices flat tart. Wicked for what it is. ;-)

                                                                1. re: justsayn
                                                                  kwass RE: justsayn Sep 22, 2013 08:02 PM

                                                                  Ok. I'm going on Sunday. I'll report back :)

                                                        2. re: kwass
                                                          ylsf RE: kwass Sep 22, 2013 08:20 PM

                                                          It is worth trying Enzo's in my opinion. I enjoyed it even though they were a bit scare on the toppings.

                                                    2. re: abigllama
                                                      justsayn RE: abigllama Sep 22, 2013 07:03 PM

                                                      They've been idiots since day one....don't take it personally.

                                                      1. re: justsayn
                                                        abigllama RE: justsayn Sep 23, 2013 12:42 PM

                                                        It was a drag to basically have the catering fall though on the day of the event. Especially after it was set up earlier in the week.

                                                        I'm just now hearing more stories of NOB douchitry since this happened and they apparently have a really bad reputation in the neighbourhood. What a shame, I really liked their pizza. Definitely won't be giving them another dime.

                                                  2. re: abigllama
                                                    disgusti RE: abigllama Sep 22, 2013 05:07 PM

                                                    I don't know why the moderators deleted my post because it's absolutely true and I refuse to allow my opinion to not be heard: this place SUCKS

                                                    It's overpriced and crappy and come on who the fuck wants to pay like five dollars for a teeny ass white slice? I know it's silly to compare things to other countries but man I can get a white slice at any number of places in NYC that is bigger, exponentially better, and cheaper. Fuck this overpriced garbage excuse for a pizzeria and fuck everything they stand for

                                                    1. re: disgusti
                                                      justsayn RE: disgusti Sep 22, 2013 06:55 PM

                                                      Gee I don't get why they delete your posts....anyway with the exception of the scorn and the passion behind it, I must agree head on with that assessment. As well I agree in that I don't see the point in comparing to other cities.

                                                      1. re: justsayn
                                                        abigllama RE: justsayn Oct 25, 2013 03:14 PM

                                                        It was definitely my favourite slice in the city. Overall I prefer the pies at Libretto or Via Marcanti but consider it different since it's not a place you can order a slice. Enzo's has filled in the NOB void for me. Have been back several times and it's always been solid.

                                                        Still won't set foot back in NOB even though I loved their slices. I refuse to fund douche baggery.

                                                      2. re: disgusti
                                                        JonasBrand RE: disgusti Oct 25, 2013 04:17 PM

                                                        For what it is worth, I really love North of Brooklyn's white slice, have no problem with the price, and the guys at the till have always friendly and accommodating.

                                                        The negative comments on this thread are really surprising!

                                                        1. re: JonasBrand
                                                          elvisahmed RE: JonasBrand Oct 25, 2013 09:03 PM

                                                          +1 I enjoyed my last visit there this week. Took some friends as well and the slice was down to the regular good one (was saltier on the previous two visits).
                                                          Service if you call it that is minimal (most of the time they look flustered but have been functional)

                                                          1. re: elvisahmed
                                                            crawfish RE: elvisahmed Oct 25, 2013 11:52 PM

                                                            Since we're talking about service in pizza places, I have to comment about Via Mercanti. I have been there 3 times now, different servers each time and every time I get the impression I am not wanted like I'm a burden, there is something they would much rather be doing than serving us. My 13 year old son even commented last time - and I hadn't said anything - "I don't think she really likes her job." You can imagine how bad the vibes are that a 13 year old notices. We live a few blocks away, I LOVE their pizza and they have better beer than Terroni but I will not pay for that kind of treatment.

                                                            1. re: crawfish
                                                              kwass RE: crawfish Oct 26, 2013 05:00 AM

                                                              That's interesting because I've always had friendly and attentive service @ Via Mercanti.

                                                              1. re: kwass
                                                                LexiFirefly RE: kwass Oct 26, 2013 05:16 AM

                                                                Me too. Granted I haven't been in a while.

                                                                1. re: LexiFirefly
                                                                  crawfish RE: LexiFirefly Oct 27, 2013 04:18 AM

                                                                  Our first visit was soon after they opened, next time early this summer and the last time about a month ago. The second time we took an italian friend who spoke to them in italian and we still got disgruntled service. He loved the pizza though. We really want to be regulars but they obviously don't want us.

                                                              2. re: crawfish
                                                                abigllama RE: crawfish Oct 28, 2013 01:29 PM

                                                                A friend that worked in the kitchen said management is a bit brutal and moody. But there's no excuse for that sort of treatment.

                                                                However we've always had great service so may have gotten lucky. Friend was never working when we showed up so it wasn't an extension of that relationship.

                                                                For NoB I always stopped in for a slice when in the area. Service ranged from indifferent to super proud and excited about the pizza. The indifferent is more recent with the good service being shortly after they opened.

                                                                My rant is based on an incident where I spoke to a manager on Wednesday in person, was told that it was good to go for Saturday. Called Saturday and was told "sorry bro we can't deliver there" a couple of hours before my event. This is after trying to get ahold of them several times in the afternoon, leaving messages and not getting a call back.

                                                                1. re: abigllama
                                                                  Davwud RE: abigllama Oct 28, 2013 01:46 PM

                                                                  That would result in a full on boycott if it were to happen to me. Absolutely abysmal in my mind.


                                                                  1. re: abigllama
                                                                    justxpete RE: abigllama Oct 28, 2013 01:51 PM

                                                                    This is enough to make me not want to go.

                                                                    1. re: justxpete
                                                                      abigllama RE: justxpete Oct 28, 2013 04:35 PM

                                                                      Yep, it sucks because I loved the pizza. But they are dead to me. They are no longer getting a dime from me and I'm more than happy to tell people how much the service and management suck.

                                                                      Honestly can't think think of a place where I loved the food but won't go back because of crap service. This is a first.

                                                                      1. re: abigllama
                                                                        justxpete RE: abigllama Oct 28, 2013 05:43 PM

                                                                        Funny coincidence. I was flipping through the channels looking for the hockey game and poker was on instead. The announcer mentioned North of Brooklyn Pizza and I froze. And, the guy was from Canada. Says he serves pizza to a "bunch of hipsters" and that he's a "professional clubber". Lol. I'll pass.

                                                                        1. re: justxpete
                                                                          abigllama RE: justxpete Oct 30, 2013 04:35 AM

                                                                          Astoundingly advanced douchitry! Amazing! Lol!

                                                          2. re: abigllama
                                                            justsayn RE: abigllama Sep 22, 2013 06:51 PM

                                                            Professional has never been the strong suit over at NoB. Also couldn't really get into their pizza after several attempts.

                                                        2. h
                                                          honestfoodie RE: justsayn Oct 21, 2013 12:48 AM

                                                          The pizza is great, service sucks bad.

                                                          Not sure if sauce is out of a can or not. Tasted metallic.

                                                          2 Replies
                                                          1. re: honestfoodie
                                                            visualhornet RE: honestfoodie Oct 31, 2013 07:46 PM

                                                            People that complain that the pizza is over priced have no clue, they are using DOP tomatoes and 00 flour , so there pies are a few more bucks where most places are using regular AP flour and reg canned tomatoes . Agree bout service being annoying but to say pizza is overpriced just ignorance

                                                            1. re: visualhornet
                                                              kwass RE: visualhornet Oct 31, 2013 08:11 PM

                                                              I don't think anyone's really complaining about the price. I think the main complaint is NOB's attitude and the way that they treat their customers.

                                                          2. kwass RE: justsayn Dec 27, 2013 01:35 PM

                                                            According to BlogTo, NOB is opening a 2nd location on Church.

                                                            2 Replies
                                                            1. re: kwass
                                                              abigllama RE: kwass Dec 28, 2013 12:52 PM

                                                              That's actually a really smart move to open just below Woody's. The area is a pizza wasteland and the couple of chains in the area always have lines out the door when bars let out.

                                                              Possibly the eastern location would be less douchy?

                                                              1. re: kwass
                                                                abigllama RE: kwass Mar 10, 2014 10:40 PM

                                                                Walked by today, sign is up and a lot of activity going on inside. Sign on door says "Opening Very Very Soon!:

                                                              2. a
                                                                abigllama RE: justsayn Apr 18, 2014 07:10 PM

                                                                My boycott of NOB due to advanced douchitry was temporarily lifted to check out the recently opened Church St. location. They've definitely won me back.

                                                                We live just a couple of blocks from the new location and ordered take out. The staff were super friendly and excited about the food.

                                                                The kale salad with walnuts and dried cranberries was excellent. We got a pepperoni pizza and added semi-dried tomatoes and it was incredibly good. Both the kale salad and the semi-dried tomato topping appear to be unique to the Church location.

                                                                There was no douchitry, the food was excellent and I now have a new local goto for pizza!

                                                                Show Hidden Posts