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Pride's Piccola Napoletana Pizzeria in Beverly


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Pride's Piccola Napoletana Pizzeria in Beverly

Bugsey34 | Jun 17, 2014 12:53 PM

A few weeks ago a group of about 20 Italians and I descended on Pride's Piccola Napoletana on Rantoul Street in Beverly. I was blown away with how good the pizza was - there was a Neapolitan pizzaiolo at the oven making each one and the crust was perfect. Not burnt like I've had at Posto and Pasta Beach sometimes, not underdone like I had at Pastoral. Everyone was extremely impressed.

I had the Boscaiola, which was white pizza with mushrooms and sausage. I also tasted a Pulcinella, topped with provola, basil, buffalo and fior di latte mozzarella.

There were plenty of limonatas and chinottos drank and we also had a nutella pizza for dessert.

It's a small place with seating for maybe 30 max. It looks like they do a pretty good local takeout business. Our pizzas came out at all different times but I didn't expect any less considering there was just one man making them and we all sat down at the same time. Here's the back story on it: It also got a small write up in the Globe but I totally missed it, we heard about it through a friend. Word travels fast in the Italian expat community in Boston!

It really was memorable, and I only wish I lived closer. It appears that the owners are the same as Prides Osteria, which I've also heard very good things about from a chef I know. Have any hounds been there? I like the video on their site, sounds intriguing:

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