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Lucali

  • 575 Henry St. Map It
  • Carroll Gardens
  • Pizza
  • Fodor's Choice

Known for

  • Thin, crispy crusts
  • Hours-long waits
  • Cash-only

Published 01/20/2012

Fodor's Review

If you worship at the altar of Neapolitan pizza–-thin-crust pies baked quickly in blistering brick ovens–-Lucali is a worthy pilgrimage. Ordering is simple: there's one large pie and a choice of toppings from beef pepperoni to vegetables like grilled artichokes; and calzones in two sizes, which come with a side of marinara sauce. Pizzaiolo Mark Iacono opened his cozy restaurant in a former candy shop to insure his beloved neighborhood haunt wouldn’t turn over to a chain. Lucali quickly established itself as a top-ranked pizzeria. Arrive early and plan to explore Carroll Gardens. They'll call your phone when a spot is ready, which could be hours later.

Restaurant Information

Address:

575 Henry St., Brooklyn, New York, 11231, USA

Map It

Phone:

718-858–4086

Website: www.lucali.com

Restaurant Details:

  • Closed Tues. No lunch

Published 01/20/2012

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