Pete Zaaz

766 Classon Ave.
New York, NY 11238
Critics' Pick
Best Of


  • Sun-Thu 12pm-10:30pm, Fri-Sat 12pm-11:30pm
  • $$
  • Dinner, Lunch, Snack Food
  • No Alcohol
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Not Accepted
Zaaz doesn’t peddle the kinds of pies you find elsewhere in the borough – except maybe the one called “Brooklyn,” which features tomato sauce and excellent mozzarella, only substituting marjoram for the usual oregano (you can customize this pie with homemade sausage or ‘shrooms). Rather, the output of the cozy narrow parlor with a garden out back features a seasonal roster of off-the-wall pies, the signature of which flaunts purple Peruvian potatoes, crème fraiche, aged cheddar, and crumbled bacon, which the menu facetiously refers to as “lardons.” Some pies work, some don’t, but the feeling of culinary dissociation nearly all the pies entail is worth the experience.

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