Best pizza. You must have a slice of their delicious Sicilian pizza!! It is fabulous and I haven't met one person who thinks otherwise. I'm not sure about any other food there. The pizza is a bit pricey, but it's Harvard square. Pinocchio's is sort of hidden from view, it's behind Berk's shoe store. I would recommend getting the pizza to go since the place is kind of small and gets really packed by 12pm.
So-so pizza and way too many college kids. Pinocchio's does not impress me. Not because their pizza tastes bad, but because it does nothing to be really delicious. Harvard Square employees and college kids swear by it as a cheap-eats location, but the pizza doesn't stand out. Try Crazy Dough's Pizza in the Garage instead.
Responsible for feeding Harvard Students for years.. For the three years I lived in Harvard Square, I probably went here over 150 times solely for their sicilian pizza. From plain old cheese and pepperoni to tasty zucchini or tomatos and basil, I could eat their pizza 7 days a week. I don't care for the steak and cheese sandwiches, but others order them about as religiously as I order the pizza. And since 2 sicilian slices cost about $4, it's a cheap way to eat wonderfully.
My favorite place for pizza in the world. Great sicilian pizza. Great steak and cheese. It's my favorite place for pizza on the planet.
Best Pizza in Town. If you like thick sicilian slices of pizza, this is the place to go. It cannot be beat. No ambiance, but with pizza this good, who cares?!
User review by penny411. This is the best pizza in Cambridge, hands down. Fresh, tasty, delicious. You'll have a hard time deciding which kind to get.
Best Pizza I have ever had.
I've only eaten here once - 5 years ago - and yet the taste of their incredible pizza sticks in my mouth. They are off the beaten path, very small place, but they were packed with college kids recovering from a night of partying.
I crave them every time I order pizza, I just wish they delivered. It would change my life. It is so hard to find good pizza. These guys have it. Just a plain cheese slice will do.
User review by jeffdo. I've been going to this small little hole in the since high school (late 80s/early 90s). I loved it ever since and it really hasn't changed at all. The Silician slices are to die for, and they have a wide variety including great choices for vegetarians. I agree with the other review about the cheesesteaks. Try them with everything (lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and HOTS). I know it sounds wierd on a cheesesteak, but it's one of my favorites.
need more pinacchio's. everytime I go to Boston have to have thier pizza. Wish they would open up one in saratoga
Harvard Square icon pulls all the strings for a near-perfect pizza..
Great minds of several generations have sought sustenance at Pinocchio's, or "the Noch," as local students dub this Harvard Square legend. Seating is tight at the plastic-topped tables arrayed around a support post, and traffic flow to place an order at the counter is always confused. But it's a high-energy, upbeat spot to munch a slice among the undergrads cramming Plato and Planck.
Pizza dough is made fresh daily in the tiny kitchen. The regular crust is Abruzzi-perfect--neither the blackened cracker of "gourmet" houses nor the doughy blob of pizza chains. Dough-lovers should opt for the pricier deep-dish Sicilian. Both feature a bright red sauce and adequate (rather than gooey) cheese--classics in the old style. Because the bread is so fresh, subs are stupendous, with a steak-and-cheese that could stand with the fare at Geno's in South Philly. Tasty baked ziti with meatballs easily fuels an all-nighter.
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