FAMOSO

by victoriatatiana

Famoso Neopolitan Pizzeria: 1380 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC

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I finally tried Famoso last night, the latest in the Vancouver “authentic” thin-crust pizza fad.

I was a little skeptical as I’d been told it’s the “Earls” of pizza restaurants. Meaning: it’s a chain from Edmonton.

The restaurant itself is nice and offers a lovely patio…. but they are not yet licensed to serve alcohol on it. So obviously, we sat inside so we could enjoy a lovely gewurztraminer. We got the Blackberry Arugula Salad and the Margharita pizza. The salad was nice, arugula, blackberries, goat cheese and candied pecans.

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The pizza, on the other hand, was really nothing special. Very soggy with only the tiniest little pieces of basil to break up the sea of tomato sauce.

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Margharita Pizza

Overall, Famoso was nothing special. And considering it’s located in the delicious pizza capital of Vancouver, Commercial drive, it’s not where I’ll go for my “authentic” Neopolitan pizza. I give Famoso a NUH-UH!!

Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria on Urbanspoon

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