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Posted by Anonymous on 07/09/2014
Love this place. The food is always fantastic, there's a great level of authenticity, and it's great to have a place like this in the neighborhood.
Posted by JL on 09/10/2013
Unbelievably authentic Neopolitan pizza. Soft, thin middle holds fresh, delicious toppings. Crust gets chewier as you move towards the slightly charred, slightly crispy crust. The panuozzi sandwiches are also amazing, even staying chewy/crispy on delivery. The roast pork and the eggplant ones have been favorites. Highly, highly recommended.
Posted by Katie B on 09/23/2012
My husband and I recently moved around the corner from San Matteo and decided to try it. The pizza was great! We ordered: Prosciutto e Bufala and Porcini e Tartufo and we split them. It was a good amount but I think an appetizer and pizza would have been good too. Both pizzas were cooked well with the perfect amount of fresh ingredients. Also, the dough of the pizza was AMAZING. It was perfectly salted, which is unusual. Also the wine is priced very reasonably for NYC. We will def go back!
Posted by UESider on 09/06/2012
Always ordered take out from San Matteo when it first opened. Pizza was good (not the best) but good thin crust and edible. I went back a few weeks ago after a year and the food was much worse. I ordered the pizza and 2 salads for take out. The guy told me 10 mins. I get there 10 mins later walked home 2 blocks and the pizza was cold and there was pools of liquid sitting on top. I warmed the pizza up in my oven but the liquid was still on top of the cheese and the bread was so chewy I could barely finish a slice. Considering how fast it was ready, it appears like left over from lunch and they just through it in a box. Salad was decent but the pizza was not. I ate 1 slice and threw the rest away.
Posted by Liz on 06/16/2012
The pizza here is outstanding - both to eat in and for delivery. Service is always prompt and courteous. A winner!
Posted by Chuck on 04/07/2012
Came here twice and nobody ever bothered for a Hi or a Thanks. If I'll ever go back, I'll make sure to bring a bottle of water with me, as nobody would refill your glass during dinner...pizza was good, nothing to die for, but the way they treat customers in here is just ridiculous!
Posted by Scott on 03/02/2012
There are only a handful of great places on the Upper East Side. This one is awesome. This is as Italian as you can get, everything comes from Italy. This pizza is so good it's worth the trip uptown and it's so good it's worth it to wait in line outside the restaurant for the pizza. If you're on the UES and you haven't tried it, you hate pizza and are a tool. Caveat being that you should eat at the restaurant, the pizza is so thin and delicate (like a butterfly on a midsummer's eve) that by the time you get it to your gross little walk up it's wings will have wilted. Leave your mom at home and get your self some pizza at San Matteo.