L&B Spumoni Gardens

2725 86th St (at W 10th St.), Brooklyn, NY 11223
Hours:
Closed until 11:00am (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 11:00 AM–Midnight
Price:
$ $ $ $
Reservations:
No
Menus:
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Credit Cards:
Yes (incl. American Express)
Wi-Fi:
Yes
Outdoor Seating:
Yes
9.5/10

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  • "MUST get a sicilian slice !! ...and a Spumoni ice ! Perfect combo...." (18 tips)
  • "The best square slice in NYC, easily. shocking how good it is." (3 tips)
  • "Square pizza FTW!" (9 tips)
  • Travel Channel

    The Square is a singular, impressive, culinary achievement. And a kick-ass slice of pie. – Adam Richman, Man v. Food

    Travel Channel · November 17, 2010
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  • Eater

    Three restaurants in one: the ice cream window, the pizzeria, and the sit-down sicilian place. They vary in quality, but the totality of the food (spumoni and gelati are A+) does it. [Eater 38 Member] Read more

    Eater · September 20, 2010
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  • The Corcoran Group

    Don't be caught ordering a slice. The sicilian squares are the way to go and leave room for spumoni. It's better than ice cream. Enjoy at one of the many outdoor tables.

    The Corcoran Group · May 1, 2010
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  • Slice Pizza Blog

    Chances are you know this already, but if you're a noob to L&B, the square slices (or pies) are a must! Finish it off with pistachio spumoni. Read more

    Slice Pizza Blog · November 11, 2010
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  • Daniel L.

    Go to L&B on a nice day, sit outside, enjoy two of the absolute best melt in your mouth Sicilian slices in the 5 boroughs, finish it off with a scoop of Spumoni.

    Daniel L. · March 29, 2009
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  • *Judy-Jerzygrl 👠

    If your ever in Brooklyn then stop by L&B pizzera and have a sicilian. You will love it.. Guarrenteed

    *Judy-Jerzygrl 👠 · March 23, 2013
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  • Serious Eats

    L&B's Sicilian slice reverses the standard tomato-cheese order, placing the mozzarella directly on the dough and the sweet/tart sauce on top, along with a handful of grated Pecorino.

    Serious Eats · March 20, 2013
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  • Village Voice

    Sheet pizza slices with a layer of cheese under the sauce, and dough in the crust that's barely cooked. Critics' pick for best foodie adventure: Gravesend, BK.

    Village Voice · November 26, 2012
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  • Amanda R.

    Best Sicilian pizza EVER!

    Amanda R. · July 17, 2010
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  • Jen S.

    It is not that far away! You must go and sit outside and eat a slice of square pizza and a thin paper cup of melting tri-colored spumoni. A summer favorite, for sure.

    Jen S. · June 23, 2009
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  • TV Food Maps

    Seen on Man v. Food, this place is a favorite well before being on the show. The square is the best square I've ever had, hands down. Save some room for the spumoni.

    TV Food Maps · September 14, 2011
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  • New York Habitat

    Thick crusts slathered with tomato sauce. The hearty slices are in squares and we can assure you one square is never enough!

    New York Habitat · December 6, 2011
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  • Serious Eats

    Sicilian pizza at L&B is an essential NYC rite of passage.

    Serious Eats · March 20, 2013
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  • Petunia G.

    A must visit for Pizza lovers- Back in the day the slices were bigger-and somehow better-but STILL the BEST Sicilian (square) Pizza in the US, hands down!

    Petunia G. · February 17, 2010
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  • Simon & Schuster

    My favorite place for pizza is Spumoni Gardens, in Bensonhurst, where my novel is set. The sauce is so full of zest you want to eat the entire pie, says Suzanne Corso, author of Brooklyn Story. Read more

    Simon & Schuster · December 23, 2010
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  • Anthony D.

    The best Sicilian slices outside of Italy. Great place to head after a day at Coney Island.

    Anthony D. · March 21, 2009
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  • Michael A.

    Not bad be warned the dine in mens bathroom are small and only fit two people

    Michael A. · October 9, 2011
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  • Rudy A.

    Order a Sicilian !! Than get some spumoni

    Rudy A. · March 24, 2011
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  • Dee M.

    ive been coming here since i was a kid, till this day i get 2 squares and a spumoni milkshake..

    Dee M. · August 31, 2010
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  • Billy H.

    Order the square. Eat it slowly to appreciate the flavor of their excellent sauce.

    Billy H. · December 11, 2009
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  • Jason H.

    without a doubt hands down the best Sicilian anywhere. Must do. And do regularly!

    Jason H. · January 25, 2010
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  • Tom G.

    The most over rated pizza in the World.

    Tom G. · February 11, 2012
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  • Samantha L.

    2 squares, to go, 3 napkins, to eat in the parking lot.

    Samantha L. · January 10, 2012
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  • Bruno R.

    Try the squared pizza! Awesome!!!

    Bruno R. · July 24, 2010
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  • Judy L.

    Chef's table is the BOMB!

    Judy L. · July 14, 2010
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  • Justine G.

    Go to Spumoni Gardens and eat a whole half tray Sicilian pie just because it's that amazing.

    Justine G. · May 26, 2010
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  • Lola B.

    The Ceasars salad is HUGE....definitely share it! ;-)

    Lola B. · November 29, 2012
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  • Julianne A.

    You HAVE to get Sicilian here.. that's what they're known for! And AMAZING spumoni! (I get mine w/ just chocolate and pistachio - no vanilla b/c its too sweet). BEST PIZZA EVERRR!

    Julianne A. · March 16, 2010
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  • Mitch K.

    Was told this was the best Sicilian pizza in Brooklyn and I was not dissapointed..big pizza, yummy and not heavy on stomach...do walk...run!!

    Mitch K. · April 25, 2010
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  • Graphic Agency

    There's nothing like eating Sicilian square outside followed by a Spumoni Ice + tons of eye candy!

    Graphic Agency · July 1, 2011
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  • Rachele D.

    Some of the best pizza I've ever had!

    Rachele D. · October 17, 2010
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  • nyctechsupport.com s.

    Best SQUARE pizza in NYC - parking lot always filled with out of state plates for a reason. THIS IS THE BEST sicilian in NYC Read more

    nyctechsupport.com s. · January 4, 2010
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  • Lucia D.

    They currently have pumpkin icecream if you finish all your pizza.

    Lucia D. · October 3, 2013
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  • Lucia D.

    Yes, it may be overrated but still the best!!! Some of us have 30, 40, 50, 60 or 70 years of memories coming here. The pizza is very good and the ambiance is one of a kind. It's addictive. ❤❤❤❤

    Lucia D. · September 29, 2013
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  • Noah @Noah_Xifr X.

    Easily the best Sicilian slice I've had in a long time. But still get the 1&1, Round regular & square Sicilian. Finish w the namesake Spumoni icees. Yum & done.

    Noah @Noah_Xifr X. · July 24, 2013
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  • Ralph L.

    Great seating outside. Go for the squares not the old fashion pizzas

    Ralph L. · April 25, 2013
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  • Eric

    Only square. Center slice.

    Eric · February 3, 2013
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  • ConBon

    Sicilian slice. Homemade ice. Man vs Food was right!

    ConBon · October 14, 2012
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  • Village Voice

    It's summer time, which means time for you to enjoy the weather while you grub on pizza, pasta and refreshing ice cream at L&B's outdoor seating area.

    Village Voice · May 31, 2012
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  • Peter M.

    Full or half tray.... nuff said.

    Peter M. · May 15, 2012
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  • Sergio M.

    Tell Marc to hook you up with Pepsi cans.

    Sergio M. · May 14, 2012
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  • Leslie C.

    Awesome Sicilian pizza. Spumoni is homemade.

    Leslie C. · August 17, 2011
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  • Urban Oyster

    Probably the best value around for a fantastic slice and a beer. A go-to place for a cheap, fun outing in Bensonhurst.

    Urban Oyster · July 29, 2011
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  • 3FLOZ

    Family owned for 70 years! Well worth the drive or the train ride out. The sicilian squares are the way to go. Huge squares! Sit out side & order at their counter - every laid back and a perfect summe

    3FLOZ · July 15, 2011
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  • Tiffany L.

    If you're a minority, don't expect good service. No water, waiter is nowhere to be seen, messed up entrees, and food didn't come for 40 mins. (Those who sat down after us got all their food quick).

    Tiffany L. · May 29, 2011
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  • Christina R.

    The sicilian slice is amazing... Cops frequent here so that's a plus :)

    Christina R. · May 5, 2011
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  • Paul B.

    the square pizza here is out of this world!!! arguably the best square slice in the world!!!

    Paul B. · April 7, 2011
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  • Daddy's Sunshine!!

    The Best Broccoli Rabe in Garlic & Oil!!! Orgasmic!!!

    Daddy's Sunshine!! · March 19, 2011
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  • PizzaSnobo p.

    Good pizza but not as good as all the hype. The Sicilian slices are soft with the sauce on top of the cheese, which seems to be part of the draw. Regular slices are gooey in a good way.

    PizzaSnobo p. · January 26, 2011
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  • B N.

    Had my first taste of spumoni here on a hot day in summer '10, fainted from deliciousness but was awakened by the thick steam from a Sicilian pie. May be my fav square slice EVER as in pi pie.

    B N. · November 27, 2010
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