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Joe’s NY Style Pizza – 28 Days of Pizza

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Written by Emily Morrow

Published on February 12, 2014

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DAY #12: Joe’s NY Style Pizza


North Buffalo

345 Amherst Street
Buffalo, New York 14207
corner of Grant Street
(716) 447-0165

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Pizza Journal: Joe’s is pretty much the only pizzeria on our list that calls them self “NY Style”. They claim to be an authentic New York Style Italian Restaurant. The pizza is “hand stretched & cooked directly on the brick”. I’ve made a mental note to make a return trip to try the Greek Pizza with spinach, tomatoes, mushrooms, green peppers, onions, black olives, mozzarella & feta. Yum. As far as the cheese and pepperoni goes, it was good. Based on my experiences with pizza in NYC (mostly $1 slices at 2 Bros) I’d say this pie could stand to have a bit thinner crust – if we are judging on style. In comparison to the other pizzas around here, it’s pretty good. The dough and crust are reminiscent of NY pizza – which is always good, different from WNY but good all the same. The cheese is subtle, same with the sauce. This is the kind of pizza that you can eat a whole lot of slices at once – even a whole pie if your trained well. Side note – I asked for a small, and arrive to find a large because their “small is a large.” I liked that.

 

Tester Observations:

CRUST: crunchy bottom, doughy dough, crunchy on the outside of the crust, soft on the inside

SAUCE: sweet, runny, no chunks

CHEESE: covered pizza but not overpowering

PEPPERONI: not too spicy, not crunchy at all

 

See where this pizza’s crust, sauce, cheese and pep fall on our observation meters. More importantly – what rating does it get on our LIKE-O-METER:

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Written by <a href="https://stepoutbuffalo.com/author/emily/" target="_self">Emily Morrow</a>

Written by Emily Morrow

Emily is co-founder and Director of Storytelling at Step Out Buffalo. Her favorite things to do are eat, travel, and think up business ideas. Emily is originally from Hamburg, NY and her out of town friends will tell you that she loves to talk about Buffalo any chance she gets.
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