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Bufalina Pizza
Pizza Restaurant$
Today 5:30 – 11:30 pm
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1519 E Cesar Chavez St Austin, TX 78702
1519 East Cesar Chavez StreetUSTexasAustin78702
$Pizza Restaurant, BarToday 5:30 – 11:30 pm
Monday ClosedTuesday ClosedWednesday 5:30 – 11:30 pmThursday 5:30 – 11:30 pmFriday 5:30 – 11:30 pmSaturday 5:30 – 11:30 pmSunday 5:30 – 11:30 pm
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Handcrafted Neapolitan pies with artisanal ingredients join beer & wine in this shabby-chic space.- Google
"If your looking for delicious Neapolitan style pizza in Austin, come here!"
"We tried the Margherita and the Fresca; the Fresca was our favorite."
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Tristan Gross
a week ago
I went tonight and had the mixed lettuces salad with figs and hazel nuts (wow) followed by their Calabrese pizza. Do yourself a favor and have a slice. This is a pretty small space which can get loud and seating is hard to come by. That alone says something and don't go there expecting anything else. Also amazing is the gigantic wood fired oven covered in white tile. Have a look inside. Mmmm.
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Debbie Kim
4 months ago
This place has awesome pizza! I was debating over calabrese and napoletano but it seemed like the pizza was kinda small for two people so ended up ordering both instead! Getting a seat can be tough since the place is small, and they don't take reservations. Plus most of the tables are communal so you might be seating with random people! But overall loved the pizza, and the ambiance. Staff was small but very nice! :) I would love to come here again!
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Alex Choice
4 months ago
The wait is worth it. I love the fresca pizza with arugula and prosciutto, it is one of the best pizzas in town. The flavors were complex and fresh. My friend had the margherita, which was tasty and authentic, however the sauce was a little over powering and extra moist. We had leftovers, which were soggy because the moist sauce, the margherita was meant to be eaten fresh and not reheated.
Krystle Hernandez
9 months ago
Great pizza and mozzarella! The wait can be a bit of a hassle especially on the weekends. Wine and beer selection is okay. Nice date spot, small space.
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David Crow
a month ago
Love their home made mozzarella and their pizza dough is perfectly salted and flavorful, slightly chewy and soft. It's just how I love my pizza dough. Add the fresh ingredients and every bite is heavenly. The wine selection there is just alright. Fairly pricy but that's how the game goes with wine. Service there is helpful and eager to please. Place can get packed and I hope they expand across the street soon hint hint.
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Christina Arambula
3 months ago
If your looking for delicious Neapolitan style pizza in Austin, come here! The huge wood fire oven that makes up a 1/3 of the entire restaurant is really doing its job well. The pizza is so fresh and delicious when you take that first bite you know you'll remember Bufalina's crust. The wine list is made perfectly ito match with anything on the menu. Be warned this place doesn't take reservations so as you can imagine there's probably always a wait on the weekends and during the weekdays you could probably be sat right when they open or after around 9:30 when everything slows back down. The service is great, very hospitable and attentive to me and my dining partners needs. Things you must try!: Mozzarella Fresca pizza
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Sheila de Guzman
5 months ago
After nearly a year searching for the best margherita pizza in town, Bufalina delivered! They serve the best Neapolitan pizza in Austin. Let's be clear, this means a chewy, thin dough and simple ingredients on top. I am surprised that Austin doesn't have a Vera Napoletana restaurant yet, so I was excited to find a restaurant that understood you don't need to heap ingredients on a pie to make it good. Parking is of course tight, but there are a few spots on the side. Seating is limited, so anticipate a wait; I was by myself and it took about 45 minutes at 6:30pm on a Thursday. I also got a salad which was creatively dressed and stacked instead of tossed in a bowl. Very clean and modern - perfect for a classy casual date or girl's night.
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Chantal Pham
9 months ago
A friend raved about this place and I was dissapointed. Maybe because I took it for takeout that it was not good? The pie was soggy and chewy. Maybe due to the condensation from being in the box? I ordered a Margherita pizza and it literally had 3 leaves of basil on it. Also, I don't mind if the pizza has a little burnt spots but parts of the pizza had loose soot from the wood oven, which made the pizza taste gross.


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