The Sally's sign on Wooster Street
|Current owner(s)||Flora Consiglio & family|
|Food type||New Haven-style pizza|
|Street address||237 Wooster Street|
|Other information||Credit cards are not accepted.|
Sally's Apizza is a famed pizzeria in the Wooster Square neighborhood of New Haven, Connecticut. It, along with its neighbor Pepe's, is often cited by aficionados in debates over the world's best pizza.
Sally's serves New Haven-style thin-crust apizza, which is baked in coal-fired brick ovens. By default, a New Haven pizza is a "plain" pizza topped with only tomato sauce, garlic, and hard cheeses. Sally's is a small restaurant, and often, patrons must wait in line, sometimes for hours.
The restaurant was opened in April 1938 by Salvatore Consiglio, nephew of Frank Pepe, who was the owner of Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, another Wooster Street pizza restaurant. Sal Consiglio ran it until his death in May 1989. His wife Flo died in September 2012. Their children Richard, Robert, and Ruth still operate the restaurant.
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