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Posted by noisiestpassenger on 06/07/2006
Lombardi's is my favorite pizza place in NYC. Each time a friend visits, I insist we go and order my standard pepperoni pizza. The pepperonis are roughly the size of nipples (I had to say it) and curl delicately at the edges. The sauce is tangy and street. The cheese is dripping off the coal oven baked crust. It's delicious. Waits are not uncommon, especially at dinner hours and on weekends but the service is decent.
Posted by STL Mom and daughter on 06/05/2006
Well worth the subway ride and walk to find this place. Had seen on tv. We loved the thin crust and simple topping., warm atmosphere. One of the highlights of our NYC visit.
Posted by Tried again, still worth it on 05/30/2006
Visited NYC again from Ohio, after almost two years. Brought along friends. We wanted to try one of the other Rated pizza places. But ended up here again (2nd time). Will have to stand by my review that we REALLY enjoyed this pizza. It was very busy, lunch time, but we were seated within 15 minutes. The service was adequate, not great, but it is a pizza joint for heavens sake, so we werent expecting out of this world service. Two pizza's were ordered, BOTH were great. We love the crust. You can NOT get pizza like this in Ohio. All four of us felt it was definitely worth a visit to see for yourself. Are the others better? I just dont know. Would like to give them a try, but Lombardis is so good, we are afraid to try the others...We loved the atmosphere of Little Italy, and found some of the friendliest people in NYC there as well.
Posted by Ex New Yorker loves Lombardi's on 05/08/2006
My husband and I had our first meal at Lombardi's since I've been back to NYC where I used to live. It was great, atmosphere, friendly and involved service, delicious pizza, crust perfectly baked on stone with sauce that wasn't too salty, yummy toppings, love those meatballs and peppers! Thanks for a great start to our visit, we'll return. Highly recommend Lombardi's to anyone who loves NY pizza in an atmosphere of Little Italy's best tradition.
Posted by Jan on 03/25/2006
So sorry my son and I made the effort to go there to have this highly rated Littly Italy pizza! The crust was burnt, very little tomato sauce and blobs of cheese and burnt pepperoni.
Posted by zorgclyde on 02/24/2006
I was disappointed here. While the crust was OK (not great), the tomato sauce was very tasteless (taste like commercial sauce), and I needed a magnifying glass to find my toppings. Service was spotty. Nice music and decoration, but there are better choices out there.
Posted by Big Hop on 02/12/2006
We visited because we seen this pizza place on the Food Network. It was a waste of time. We found out that there were numerous other pizza places that were far better. If you want an average pizza with average service then go.