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Comment Archives: Locations: Restaurants: Pizza

Re: “Borriello Brothers - Barnes

Had the pizza.would not recommend it. sauce is missing somthing.Flavor. save your money buy a pizza from a grocery store.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Skippy on 02/26/2010 at 6:31 PM

Re: “Fargo's Pizza Co.

Fun place to take the kids, old fasioned setting, the food was only so so but still a bit pricy. Go for the salad bar and a smaller pizza.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by tissst on 01/06/2010 at 1:03 PM

Re: “Pizza Madness

Wanting to try something new, myself and some friends decided to drop by Pizza Madness on a friday night and was just astounded when I realized they had a magician. He came over to our table and performed some jaw dropping feats that made us wanting to come back for more. He's just phenominal, and a really nice guy. Ask him to show you to do a trick with a quarter, it just blew us away. And to top it all off the pizza was excellent!

Posted by SavannahRose on 12/31/2009 at 8:44 PM

Re: “Il Vicino

Il Vicino never disappoints! They have a super affordable lunch special that includes a small pizza, salad and soda. Filling in the belly without draining the wallet. Great, friendly, fast service and truly good food. The simplicity of the pizza margherita nears perfection and the salads are full of flavor and delicious ingredients.

0 likes, 2 dislikes
Posted by july gal on 12/16/2009 at 2:06 PM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - 8th

Boriello Brothers has once again dropped the ball and shown that they do not know how to run a pizza restaurant.

In case you did not know, they use a call center to take orders, and have (multiple times) had the order put in a completely different location. You can't even talk to a real person at the location that you're ordering from!

Also, in response to the "real" NY pizza comments and claims...if this is true NY pizza, they would carry Baked Ziti Pizza. If you have ever been anywhere near NYC you would realize that every single place has this...it's a staple. Last time I called and asked (apparently a manager at the 8th street location) if they could cook that and they said they "could cook anything." Sooooo, I called them back and asked to order it the next day and all of a sudden I talked to some jackass (probably from NYC) manager who blew me off and said that he couldn't make it. Funny.

This place certainly has the NY attitude we have come to love, but the pizza, business model, and management can use a serious adjustment. Don't give them your business.

If you want real NY pizza, head to NYPD Pizza on Powers!

5 likes, 6 dislikes
Posted by trirmk on 11/22/2009 at 8:50 PM

Re: “Old Chicago - Academy

OC Academy has been my home port for the entire decade. Food's good, beer's better, people are the best!

Posted by BigRich on 11/02/2009 at 1:42 PM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - 8th

I have only tried there egg plant and it was very good. The dining atmosphere was average.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by freebird on 10/08/2009 at 11:18 AM

Re: “Billy's Old World Pizza

Italian is Italian!

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by zamco on 09/05/2009 at 3:52 PM

Re: “Billy's Old World Pizza

These 'reviews' are mostly worthless when so many are obviously written by the owners or their staff or friends. "Pack up the car and bring the entire family because everyone is sure to find a delicious choice..."? Sounds like a damn commercial.

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Lou on 09/03/2009 at 8:16 AM

Re: “Billy's Old World Pizza

Billys offers a delicious and bountiful lunch or dinner buffet with a spin from Chicago. They offer homemade pizza, thin and stuffed crust, homemade italian sausage and italian beef and pastas with marinara sauce. The salad bar has numerous choices, I am vegan and break my diet when visiting with my husband, and they are always willing to accommodate special dietary needs. They recently added Chicago Vienna hot dogs to the menu. If you don't like buffets they also offer a full menu. Pack up the car and bring the entire family because everyone is sure to find a delicious choice.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Roxanne on 09/01/2009 at 4:30 PM

Re: “Billy's Old World Pizza

Billys offers a bountiful buffet for either lunch or dinner for any and all pizza or Italian food fans. I am originally from Chicago and the pizzas, beefs, and italian sausage here are fabulous and homemade. They also offer an assortment of homemade pastas, lasagna, and desert. The buffet offers a wonderful selection of greens, I am a vegan, but break my diet when I visit Billys with my husband. They are willing to make a gluten free crust if I want to supply it and also put any toppings on a pizza you may want. If you don't want the buffet, they also offer a full menu. Take the whole family and enjoy.

1 like, 2 dislikes
Posted by Roxanne on 09/01/2009 at 4:24 PM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - 8th

If you like cold and then nuked pizza, this is your place. I prefer an environment that has a bit more class then some fast food joint. I had to go next door to 7-Eleven when i was done eating to get a candy bar to get rid of the bad after taste.

5 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by PikeTalk on 08/20/2009 at 7:53 PM

Re: “Papa Murphy's

If you don't like their regular crust - try the DeLite crust. They push it as lower cal and lower carb, but really it should just be called thin n' crispy crust - it's AWESOME! Only complaint is that the pepperoni is just right one time and super-spicy the next. Love the onions - they mix white, green and red onion together.

Posted by Ottoette on 08/18/2009 at 12:11 PM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - Platte

Simply the BEST pizza in Colorado Springs. But some time the pizza is lacking cheese ( 1 out of 3 times).

Posted by SciFi on 08/14/2009 at 12:50 PM

Re: “Papa Murphy's

The pizza toppings are great, but the dough is awful (to doughy).

Posted by SciFi on 08/14/2009 at 12:46 PM

Re: “Leon Gessi New York Pizza

I had the displeasure of actually having a correct order at this establishment. The cheese pizza was so greasy that the cheese seperated, the sauce was lacking flavor, aside from the oily remenants, this pizza was unremarkable. The 2 employees were too busy playing on the internet to have time to clean the 4 tables in the lobby area which were all in need of servicing.

Posted by liz303 on 06/23/2009 at 11:59 AM

Re: “Leon Gessi New York Pizza

I never got to try the pizza because when I ordered they made my pie incorrectly, and then when I came back for the one that I assumed would be the correct order it was still wrong. When I called the store to let them know there had been a mistake and that I would like a new pizza both the employee and the manager of the establishment informed me that I must have ordered incorrectly-though neither time had the toppings I had ordered- because that's what they had written down. Apparently this pizzeria makes it a policy to chastise their customers for the incompetence of their employees. I will not be ordering here again because 19 dollars for 2 incorrect orders and canned product is not acceptable.

Posted by cconsidine1 on 06/16/2009 at 6:55 PM

Re: “Il Vicino

Il Vincino is the first restaraunt I always take my visiting family and work collegues to. It shows them that the Srings is not just all ranch food and burger joints. Il Vincinos is modern, classy and the food and environment is excellent. After I show them this upscale Colorado, we can then move onto the ranch hand "theme" places.

0 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Eastsider on 06/06/2009 at 2:38 AM

Re: “Borriello Brothers - 8th

Best pizza by far that I've found outside New York. They lose a star for charging $10.50 for a pitcher of Bud light but their pizza rocks and they know how to cook it. They need to send someone over to the downtown location to teach them how to cook a pizza pie.

2 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by gogogog on 05/28/2009 at 7:15 PM

Re: “Il Vicino

Il Vicino serves a wide variety of brick oven pizzas, calzones, panini, salads, soups, and pasta. However, there is such a wide variety of pizza, I haven’t tried anything else yet. Most are really yummy. My favorites are those that don’t have the traditional pizza sauce; garlic oil, pesto, balsamic marinara sauce, and spicy oil are all great. Every day they have a special pizza and you can select your own ingredients as well. I have chosen a couple of their pizzas that are a bit bland, but for the most part they are very good. On the table there is a bottle of spicy oil that, even though I am not a big fan of spicy food, I love to drizzle on all the pizzas I have tried.
This isn’t some cutesy Italian joint. The interior is modern and somewhat industrial. They also brew their own beer and I have heard very good things about it from friends who are hops heads. If you aren’t a fan of all the chain restaurants and want a friendly place with great brick oven pizza I defiantly suggest trying Il Vicino.

Posted by sjbethke on 05/24/2009 at 1:05 PM

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