Monday, April 22, 2019

Famed New Haven Pizzeria Expands to Watertown Next

Eater Boston
A nearly century-old Connecticut pizzeria that now operates 10 restaurants in the northeast will add two more in Massachusetts. Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana will bring its acclaimed coal-fired pizza to Watertown, joining the ranks of a few other forthcoming restaurants in the Arsenal Yards development. This is in addition to the already announced Frank Pepe location in Burlington, Massachusetts, which should open next month.

Frank Pepe opened its first Massachusetts restaurant in Chestnut Hill at the end of 2015, spreading the reach of its long-coveted pizzas closer to Boston. Founded by its namesake in 1925, Frank Pepe is considered a New Haven institution, well-known for its white clam pizza. It’s one of several pizza — that is, apizza — mainstays in New Haven. . . . more