Tuesday, September 22, 2009

HOME SLICE


**UPDATE: HOME SLICE PIZZA EXPANDED TAKE OUT WINDOW FOR EASIER SERVICE!!



Home. GOOD. Slice. GOOD. Pizza. GOOD. Home slice pizza, damn good. Although there are some worthy competitors, we think Home Slice is the best pizza in Austin. We realize how bold of a statement this is (and we welcome you to email us your top favorite) but there is something just so simple and delicious about the pizza at this little hole in the wall on South Congress. Although the major downfall is that sometimes you just can't get in fast enough! They take no reservations, you can't call in your name for the wait list and the wait time for a table on most nights can be up to an hour. The bonus is that there is a take out window that is open 'til 11:30pm on week nights and 3am on weekends.

Normally when we visit HS we each have a slice of the Margherita Pizza, this traditional pizza is a perfect example of how tasty simplicity can be. All their pizzas are authentic New York style, large, thin crust, home made and hand tossed. Each pizza is made fresh to order on 2 inch bricks in an "old school deck oven" and is well worth the wait. This time around we thought we would try something different. We ordered from the "Tried and True" section of the menu. These are the HS "classics" so to speak. We ordered the #6 Sausage, Ricotta cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Pizza. Big lumps of ricotta, Italian sausage rounds and perfectly roasted red bell peppers.

We were glad we ventured out because this pizza was bomb...if lasagna were a pizza it would be the # 6. We have a hard time imagining a pizza that would not be great from Home Slice.

FYI:
Dinner and show? Grab a slice and then see what's playing at www.austintheaterreview.com

Beer and Wine available for take out!
Pizza Pies Range from $11.50-$17.50
Salads and Subs Range from $5-$13

FINAL VERDICT: WE HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

HOME SLICE PIZZA
1415 S. CONGRESS AVE
AUSTIN, TX 78704
512.444.PIES

1 comment:

  1. I was born in NJ and get back to the area now and then. It's hard to find good pizza that tastes like back home, but this is SO CLOSE!! I LOVE Homeslice!

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