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2313 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-2009
+1 215-291-2965
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Milford, Delaware
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This pizza was delicious. We got a plain Jane for the kids and one with Brussel sprouts. Huge hit. The kids loved the pizza museum and the ice cream next door was an added bonus.

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Thank PattiDisneyPlanner
Seattle, Washington
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150 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want classic Philly pizza, then this place is not for you. They do artisanal, unique, and absolutely frickin' amazing pizzas here. Located in the up and coming funky part of town, Fishtown, these guys are becoming an icon. The shop has old school stuff pizza themed stuff everywhere (think Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). You can't go wrong ordering... More 

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Thank Elizabeth A
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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325 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This is a fun place and just to set it out, the pizza is great. Slightly chew crust with a bit of char, and the toppings are interesting. The Leondard is a bit dull, but the Forbes is a great rendition of a classic. The joint is filled with fun and funky pizza memorabilia, down to the VHS tapes running... More 

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Thank Filmprof
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Pizza Brain was a feast for the eyes and mouth. The whole restaurant is plastered in pizza memorabilia, from floor to ceiling. My eyes were constantly engaged and fascinated. The pizza itself smelled great upon walking in, and tasted even better. We got one with brussels sprouts on it, which was revolutionary to me. Definitely worth a lunch adventure!

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1 Thank Mary M
Maryland
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146 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

So even when we showed up at this restaurant as it was closing they still gave us two slices of pie! Google has the correct hours of 9 PM but Trip Advisor shows 10 PM which is incorrect. The pizza was delicious and we mosey next-door for some ice cream and even though we were full! Will definitely be back... More 

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Thank rmnovak
Willoughby, Ohio
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

This is how pizza should look and taste. It's huge. It's homemade (no canned sauce, no frozen pizza shells, etc.). You can buy some pies by the slice, but most are a whole pie. It's not super cheap, but you're paying for quality. They do share space with the best ice cream place in Philly, as well.

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Thank royabott
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

They have fresh ingredients that's why this is expensive place with limited menu. I lived their mushroom mixed on a white sauce crust.

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Thank Phenom M
Manasquan, New Jersey
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80 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 May 2016 via mobile

Pizza is amazing, and the restaurant and its various pizza memorabilia are very fun. You wouldn't know it from the exterior of the building. Not a lot of seating. They do take out though!

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Thank Chels C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

They have VERY LIMITED menu but delicious stuff! so if you like mix and match topping, this is not a good place for you. they have a lot of cool suff hanging on the wall which represents FIRST NATIONAL PIZZA Museum I guess!

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Thank Phenom M
Brigantine, New Jersey
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150 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Creative and delicious pizza, plus Pizza Brain is a small but fun little shop to gaze about pizza paraphernalia while waiting for your pie to finish cooking. It's brilliant! We had the Whur Herpert, which has sesame seed crust, ground sirloin, red onion and that fancy sauce (yep, just like that famous sandwich!) But I'd go here any day over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 22
Cuisine
Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2313 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125-2009
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-291-2965

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?