Paulie Gee’s

60 Greenpoint Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11222
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347.987.3747

Cuisine: Pizza
Our Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ Great
Price: personal pies $12-$18
Hours: Mon-Fri, 6pm-11pm; Sat 5pm-11pm, Sun, 5pm-10pm;
Cards: All Major
Booze: Beer and wine
Subway: G to Greenpoint Ave.
Menu: pauliegee.com
Delivery: No, only Take-Out
New York Mag says:

New Jersey’s Paul Giannone, known in the pizza community for being the most passionate of at-home pizza makers, goes official with this Greenpoint pizzeria featuring Neapolitan-style pies made in his specially constructed wood-fired oven. After you pass through heavy barn doors, the main space here feels like a cabin, with a rustic and cozy bar, mismatched chairs, and reclaimed-wood tables that allow a view of the large, dome-shaped oven. An overhanging chalkboard displays specials, like the occasional Cherry Jones with its fior di latte (cow’s-milk mozzarella), thick Gorgonzola, sweet dried Bing cherries, and prosciutto di Parma. The menu features local ingredients when possible, with most pizzas topped with fior di latte and Italian tomatoes. The Greenpointer combines baby arugula and fresh lemon juice for an interestingly acidic and leafy experience, while the Spectacle is heavily sauced and topped with speck and sliced onions. Aside from the pizzas, a few salads composed of similar ingredients are on offer, as well as a dessert pizza of Nutella and sliced Bosc pears. If that’s not sweet enough, wash it down with a Mexican coke, which replaces the soda’s usual high-fructose corn syrup with natural cane sugar.

Metromix says:

What brings a supposed pizza deity to Greenpoint? When your backyard pizza oven in suburban New Jersey can’t hold your ambitions, where else do you go? Paulie Gee has built a solid reputation among pizza foodies for his recreational out-of-town tossing, and his sit-down pizza restaurant in the former Paloma space is a new temple for the margarita- and sopressata-obsessed. It’s a worthy spot for worship, the design of the space is from the same folks behind the nearby cocktail cathedral Manhattan Inn. The pizza joint is similarly big on recycled and repurposed materials. Even with the eco-friendly vibe, one thing is brand-spankin’ new: the pizza oven, which was custom-built in Naples (Italy, not Florida). While Paulie Gee is ready to claim his glorious spot in New York’s pizza world, it’s too bad his loyal backyard oven didn’t make it to the big time with him. They’ll always have New Jersey.

Comments

  1. franklin122 says:

    i love love LOVE paulie gee’s pizza. seriously the best thing to happen to greenpoint in a long time.

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