Delectable desert from Villabate Alba in Brooklyn, NY.

Whereas in New York Metropolis with the household, and doing a couple of pizza opinions, I texted my world traveled, chef/marketing consultant and pizza skilled buddy, Gregorio Fierro to ask if there have been any should cease locations in New York for pizza.  He supplied a powerful checklist of legendary and newly established pizzerias to attempt, a number of of which I did cease at, however he did say to verify to cease at Villabate Alba in Brooklyn.  His description of the place, and the enjoyment during which he spoke about it made this a no brainer to cease at.

Tomato focaccia bread “pizza” from Villabate Alba in Brooklyn, NY.

I’ve to say the place is as unimaginable as it’s overwhelming for a first-timer.  The nice aroma of the bakery is current even earlier than you open the door and when you stroll in, you are surrounded by a myriad of pastries in each colour, form, and measurement conceivable.  A gelato counter is to the left, and also you stroll via a loop passing each pastry, bread, cake, and extra.  It was really sensory overload for my spouse and I as we wished to attempt so many alternative issues.  After our first move, we paid the pleasant girl on the register and have been stunned at how low the costs have been (for NYC).  Once we obtained outdoors, we started asking “did you see…” and saying “I want we obtained…” so there was just one factor to do – GO BACK INSIDE!  And we did – 2 extra occasions!

We loaded up the automotive with every thing from arancini to cheesecake to cannoli, however I seen that they had some type of pizza that regarded like a focaccia bread with contemporary diced tomatoes on high.  It did not have an official title, however the younger girl behind the described it as “like a pizza” so in fact I added one to my order.  It was mild, thick, and fluffy.  An excellent tender, delicate, and moist crust with contemporary tomatoes and olive oil.  A beautiful deal with to go along with dinner, or as a stand alone snack as I attempted it.  Very good taste and a scrumptious “pizza.”

Italian and Sicilian breads from Villabate Alba in Brooklyn, NY.

The entire deserts and pastries have been nice, however my favorites have been the cannoli, contemporary bread, and arancini.  For those who’re in Brooklyn, I extremely suggest Villabate Alba to you simply as Chef Gregorio did to me.

Fairly presumably one of the best carrot cake I’ve ever had!

Italian cookie assortment from Villabate Alba in Brooklyn, NY.

The Rankings

Restaurant: Villabate Alba
Location: 7001 18th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11204
Date: July 2021
Eat In/Take Out: Take Out

Pizza Ordered: Foccacia (kind) Tomato Pizza
Value: $$
Crust: 7.5
Sauce: N/A
Cheese: N/A
Total Style: 7.4

Crispy/Cooked Correctly: 7.4
Total Worth: 7.1



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