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Frank Pepe Pizzeria

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59 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-6290
+1 203-790-7373
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Danbury, Connecticut
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151 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love pizza. If I am in the presence of great pizza I could eat it every day. There is a lot of hype around this place and frankly I don't think it deserves it's rep. Definitely better than average, but life changing? No. The long wait times don't help either. I haven't been back, and am in no rush... More 

Thank Reactor1966
Lynchburg, Virginia
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53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In town on business and really wanted some good Yankee pizza. Decided to give it a try based on the reviews. Restaurant was very clean and the wait staff was very attentive. Ordered a small pie with peperoni, extra mozzarella, and garlic. Pizza was huge for a small. Way more than I could eat. Peperoni lacked little flavor and I... More 

Thank Mike C
Danbury, Connecticut
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

You won't find better pizza than this place! A New Haven original has come to Danbury. Just like the original. Once you have their pizza you won't want anyone else's.

Thank DavidP4
Danbury, Connecticut
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You know what you are going to get at FP's. Neopolitan-style pizza with the basics. One salad. No desserts. No distractions from the generous portions of hot from the oven chewy crispy slightly burnt cheesy pizza. A tradition with a retro family friendly feel, FP's is always consistent and always busy. Is it better than Stanziato's? Not in this writer's... More 

Thank saltcreekct
Nashua, New Hampshire
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50 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Frank Pepe has been around for 100 years, and you can see why. The modern restaurants, coupled with the old-world recipes, makes it a must-visit when traveling thru CT. Thin crust, homemade sauce, very good mozzarella. Today's pie was pepperoni, very flavorful and a little smokier than average. Also visit locations in Yonkers, NY and Chestnut Hill, MA. Watch pizza... More 

Thank mlg36
2 reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

FIRST OFF...Makes your party stand in the foyer before anyone even approaches you as to how many. Don't DARE set foot inside!!! Food finally comes... 1. Pepperoni pizza with hardly any pepperoni. 2. No flavor...had to add ton of garlic & Oregano. 3. Tiny plates to make the narrow slices appear large. (Go to Portifino's in Goldens Bridge, NY to... More 

Thank Daniel S
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Having eaten great "abeets" since college inNew Haven with Pepe's Sally's and Modern with side trips to Zappardi's inWest Haven for their sausage pies I was so surprised to see a copy of Pepe's oven area in Danbury Yes the pizza met the test of taste,crust and flavorful sauce with great toppings Danbury is a plus for Pepe's pizza. Enjoy... More 

Thank Frank B
Danbury, Connecticut
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48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

I know that Frank Pepe's has a large cult following and usually tops the "Best of" lists. They make a very good pizza with generous portions and the fresh tomato pie (seasonal) is special, but I would choose Stanziato over FP any day and even Pulcinella's rivals or surpasses. This can be a noisy and happy place that features some... More 

Thank saltcreekct
Hopewell Junction, New York
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157 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

All of the hype about this place, I was less then impressed. I love the thin, crunchy crust, but each piece was thin at the bottom, then thicker and doughy at the top. Not to my liking. Its VERY hard to find thin, wood burning oven pizza outside on LI & the city. And I found it very odd that... More 

Thank Kelli K
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Even though your chooses are limited the pizza is fresh and scrumptious. I love their whit pizza, no one else seems to make at as they do! It's like spaghetti and white clam sauce without the spaghetti but instead on thin crispy crust with lots of garlic. Not many choices but enough to satisfy. A simple dinner or lunch. Slices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Federal Rd, Danbury, CT 06810-6290
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Danbury
  • Phone Number: +1 203-790-7373

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?