Gotham Magazine Online Identifies Pepe’s As One Of The Best Pizza Spots In Connecticut

1-FrankPepes_77-FrankPepes (1)On July 10th, 2015, Cait Rohan published an article entitled “Pizzas Worth Leaving New York For” for Gotham Magazine online. Rohan listed Frank Pepe’s of Fairfield as one of the six pizza restaurants in Fairfield County with “some of the best gourmet pies around.” In her description of Pepe’s, she notes the convenient proximity of the Fairfield Pepe’s to the Fairfield Metro train station as well as the significance of the 90 year anniversary of Frank’s original business in New Haven. Of the many delicious pies that Pepe’s has to offer, Rohan highlights the sauce-free white clam pie and the famous original tomato pie. Check out the article here and come visit any one of our Pepe’s locations where, as Rohan emphasizes, “pizza is the star of the show.”

Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana one of the longest running pizza places in the country.


Author and operator of Taste of New Haven, Colin Caplan, is researching for a new book about pizza in America.
Part of his research includes the history of pizza joints and how long they have served their customers.
Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana has always been proud of its rich long history and is honored to be one of the oldest continually run
pizzerias is the country and still run by Frank Pepe’s family.

In a recent post on, Lee Breslouer, sharing some of Mr. Caplan’s research detailed “The 21 Oldest Pizzerias in America.” We knew that
Frank Pepe was ahead of his time in bringing Pizza to America, but we didn’t know just how innovative he was.

According to Mr Caplan, there were only 3 pizza places ahead of Frank Pepe. We are honored to have served the people from around the world who have supported us since 1925.

We want to thank all of you for that support and for  consistently rating our pies among the best in the country.  We look forward to serving you for many many more years.


Pepe’s is one Place you Can Stop in for Dinner before the Fireworks.

Yes, all of our locations will be open on Saturday July 4th, 2015 and through the holiday weekend. Summer is a great time for getting together with friends, sharing some of our favorite foods and beverages. For some of us that means fresh produce from our gardens or locally grown farmers stands. Making our favorite dishesContinue Reading

There is still Time to Get Dad his Pepe’s Gift Card!

This Sunday, June 21, 2015 is Father’s Day. There is still time to order dad the perfect gift, A Pepe’s Pizza Gift Card and give him just a little taste of how important he is to you. You can still order gift cards online by visiting here. or by visiting any of our locations, New Haven,Continue Reading

Eater Publishes Interview with Gary Bimonte on Pepe’s 90 Years of Success and Legacy

The online food hub known as Eater recently published an article about Frank Pepe’s 90 years of apizza dominance and accompanying Northeast expansion. The article, posted on June 10, 2015 by Daniela Galarza, details the chronology of Frank Pepe’s, from Frank’s initial bakery to the multi-location business it is today. Not only does Galarza relateContinue Reading

The Daily Meal’s 101 Best Casual Restaurants in American rating.

Pepe’s has done it again. We came in the top 5 of the 101 best casual restaurants in America according to The Daily Meal. The Daily Meal first needed to establish some criteria to rate “Casual” restaurants. So what makes a restaurant casual, exactly? It goes far beyond the dress code. Our main criterion wasContinue Reading

Pepe’s is DVlicious Finalist for Fairfield County’s Best Pizza

The Daily Voice announced on May 18, 2015 that Frank Pepe’s Pizzeria Napoletana of Danbury is among the five best pizza restaurants in Fairfield County, according to voters. The other finalists include Beverly Pizza of Bridgeport, Colony Grill of Stamford, ReNapoli of Greenwich, and Riko’s Pizza of Stamford. Voting remains open until May 22, andContinue Reading

Pepe’s Pizza in the Trip Advisor Hall of Fame

Pepe’s is excited to be welcomed into the Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. “This unique accolade is granted only to those businesses that have won the Certificate of Excellence for five years in a row. The Certificate of Excellence can be earned only by receiving consistently great reviews on the world’s largest travel site.”Continue Reading

Construction of Pepe’s Chestnut Hill Location Under Way.

Our entire family is excited to be building our new location in Chestnut Hill Massachusetts. We will keep all of you  up to date with our progress. Many of you have noticed when building a new store in a mall, the contractors need to erect a barricade. We thought it only fitting to create one fromContinue Reading

Pepe’s Wins Hartford Magazine 2015 Best Of Reader’s Poll: Pizza

On April 2, 2015 the Hartford Courant announced the winners of the Hartford Mazazine 2015 Best Of Reader’s Poll, and voters deemed Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana as No. 1. The well regarded nod from fans celebrates the Pepe’s locations in both West Hartford and Manchester, which opened in September 2013 and September 2007, respectively. AlthoughContinue Reading