Di Fara Pizza

Di Fara Pizza

1424 Avenue J, Brooklyn, NY
(718) 258-1367 serving: Midwood
open:Wed-Fri noon-4 pm, 6:30-9 pm, Sat noon-4 pm, 7-9 pm, Sun 1-4 pm, 7-8 pm

Sidewalk Score: 9 out of 10
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Pizza, Cheap Eats, Local Favorite, Cash, $, Restaurants, Family Style Dining, Hidden Find,

The Low Down


The Extras: Mr. De Marco imports cheese from his hometown of Casserta, and uses sweet, plum-shaped tomatoes from nearby Napoli in his sauce.

Know Before You Go: If you're driving out on the weekend, keep in mind that meters operate on Sunday, rather than Saturday, in observance of Midwood's largely orthodox population.

Look Good: It's only a few dollars more for pies made entirely with buffalo milk mozzarella, but beware: Though more flavorful, the cheese is milkier, meaning a droopier pie that can disrupt the well-calibrated flavors and textures.

Rants, Raves & Reviews

by at Gayot

If you're a pizza connoisseur, you're in the right place. Dominico DeMarco's priority is making amazing pizza---one-by-one, by hand, v-e-r-y slowly. The dough is made with imported Italian flour, he uses not one but three cheeses (buffalo…
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Nice slice
By stephen melinger M at Insider Pages

The pizza is good and the wait is minimal. Pizza should be crispy and tart and this restaurant knows how to do both. I like pizza with cheese not... Read More

Very slow is no exaggeration
By skyworld2 at Gayot

I just got back to my hotel after a failed attempt to try this pizza. I found it interesting to read another's review about burnt pizza since that ... Read More

Beware! Not worth the money
By pizzaeater at Gayot

I'm a 45 year old first generation Italian male (I can speak Italian) and I love pizza. DiFara has seen the last of me! It's a disgrace when good I... Read More

Di Fara Pizzeria is delicious!!
By Jaimie B at Insider Pages

Di Fara is great, Slices are around $5, but worth it! This is some of the best pizza you will ever have!! When you finally see the store - it, fr... Read More

Di Fara Pizzeria is superlative
By Joy R at Insider Pages

This is an order of magnitude better than any other pizza I've had. It must be tasted to be believed. He uses the freshest, highest quality ingre... Read More