Coal Fire Oven Baked Pizza at Grimaldi's of New York

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Is any trip to New York complete without having pizza at Grimaldi's?  Certainly no walk across Brooklyn Bridge should end without one of those delicious slices!

As anyone who knows me will tell you I'm not big on waiting in lines.....and the thought of waiting 1.5 hrs in line for pizza would have been ridiculous to me - except my daughter Rachel said it was without a doubt worth the wait and besides she came along for the ride to Coney Island when she really didn't want to :)

So of course not being able to stand still for long - in the 90 degree plus heat I might add - I took advantage of the time to talk to the cooks and walk around the area and take some pics.


Taking a foray 'into' the restuarant - while Rachel was holding our place in line 'outside' the restaurant - I had to empathize with the cooks - if I thought the heat outside was bad - next to the coal fired ovens it was blistering!  There a mini assembly line - with the ease of a job done many a time - one teased the dough into shape, another slathered on the sauce and toppings and then another cook paddled it into the oven, while the black shirted waiters waiting to deliver the feast to those of us gathered family style at the tables :).

In the world of pizza, Grimaldi's is an institution, what with their coal-fired brick oven pizza, giving it a unique, yummy, smokey flavor and a crisp crust, and with those delicious globs of fresh mozzarella and and fresh basil...mmm mmm mmm!

 I have to tell you it was without a doubt worth the wait!   


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Gerry Michaels
Glasswork Media Arts - Gettysburg, PA
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Liz, being a native new yorker let me tell you that picked the best of the best....and you are correct in that Grimaldis is a NY institution

Sep 20, 2010 09:44 AM #1
Russell Lewis
Realty Austin, Austin Texas Real Estate - Austin, TX

I always enjoy posts from your trips and this one is no different and I DO love NYC pizza! It just cannot be replicated anywhere else!

Sep 20, 2010 10:48 AM #2
Jennifer Fivelsdal
JFIVE Home Realty LLC | 845-758-6842|162 Deer Run Rd Red Hook NY 12571 - Rhinebeck, NY
Mid Hudson Valley real estate connection

LiZ so you had a great time in NYC? I have not been to Grimaldi, I will keep it in mind on my next trip.

Sep 20, 2010 01:29 PM #3
Elizabeth Cooper-Golden
Huntsville Alabama Real Estate, (@ Homes Realty Group) - Huntsville, AL
Huntsville AL MLS

Liz, That must have been GREAT pizza if you liked it after waiting for 90 minutes.  Wow.....I love how you finished the photos.  That looks amazing!!!  

Sep 20, 2010 04:17 PM #4
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