Location(s): Itaewon & Gangnam

Food Category:  Italian / New York Style Pizza

Price Range:  $$

Seating:  Plenty

Atmosphere:  Casual

Website:  https://www.facebook.com/BrickOvenPizzaSeoul/

Gangnam Number: 02-508-1325

The

Quick Facts:

BRICK OVEN NEW YORK PIZZA

The Brick Oven New York Pizza Price Range:

23,000WON - 48,000won per pie

The Brick Oven New York Pizza Story :

September 12, 2018

This week I visited Brick Oven New York Pizza today in Itaewon (they have a 2nd location in Gangnam) with a couple of buddies.  The place is located on the main road of Itaewon, only having to go straight out of Itaewon Station exit 2 for about 2-3 minutes.  From the restaurant name you could tell that they serve New York style pizza and Italian food.  The inside was very spacious and we grabbed a seat with no problem.  *Side note, we went on a weekday lunch so that maybe the reason why we grab a seat so easily.  The worker kindly told us we would have to wait 10 minutes to order, since there was only one pizza chef and several other groups had ordered before us. 

They have a very extensive menu filled with Pizza, Pasta, Salad, Appetizers, and Drinks.  They offer two sizes of pizza 'Couple' size which feeds 2-3 people and 'Party' size which feeds 4-5 people.  After reading the menu and getting recommendations from the worker we decided to grab a Party size pizza (even though we were a party of 3) and since we are fat, added an order of fries for our appetizer.   

The Food Ordered At Brick Oven New York Pizza:

Garlic Romano Fries

Price: 5,500won

Taste:  They were garlic fries with cheese sprinkled on top with a side of garlic ranch(?) dipping sauce.  We couldn't figure out what the sauce was, but dipping the fries and your pizza crust into it was bomb.  The fries were fried perfectly with a nice crunchy exterior and a soft fluffy inside.       

Godfather Pizza 'Party Size'

Price:  45,000won

Taste:  When you see the word Godfather at an Italian joint you know its about to be lit.  The Godfather pizza had homemade Italian sausage, ground beef, pepperoni, onion, garlic, jalapenos, and mozzarella.  The pizza was massive.  The pizza was cut into 12 skinny slices and the toppings were distributed evenly and nicely.  The pizza had a nice heat coming from the homemade Italian sausage and jalapenos.  The cheese was nice and bubbly hot coming straight from their brick oven.  The sauce was subtle but very good; it shined when it needed to and complemented the other toppings when it needed to do that also.    

Taste Continued:  The pizza had a nice crispy thin crust.  Brick Oven New York Pizza has one of the best crust I've had in Korea.  The bottom of the pizza was cooked nicely and it had a good hold to it.

Bottom line

This place was pricey but they know how to make a mean New York slice.  If you grab a couple of buddies to split the bill, then it's definitely a place to check out for great pizza.  

The Rating At Brick Oven New York Pizza:

The Hours, Website, & Phone Number At Brick Oven New York Pizza:

SUNDAY: 11:30AM - 10:30PM

MONDAY: 11:30AM - 10:30PM

TUESDAY: 11:30AM - 10:30PM

WEDNESDAY: 11:30AM - 10:30PM

THURSDAY: 11:30AM - 10:30PM

FRIDAY: 11:30AM - 11PM

SATURDAY: 11:30AM - 11PM

https://www.facebook.com/BrickOvenPizzaSeoul/

Itaewon Location Phone Number:  Couldn't Find

Gangnam Location Phone Number: 02-508-1325

The Location & Directions To Brick Oven New York Pizza:

Itaewon Location: 197 Itaewon-ro, Itaewon-dong Yongsan-gu, Seoul

Gangnam Location: 31 Gangnam-daero 102-gil, Yeoksam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul

Directions

Walk out of Itaewon Station exit 2.  Walk straight 2-3 minutes and Brick Oven New York Pizza will be on the left.

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