Scarr’s Pizza

Scarr’s Pizza Reopens Today for Pickup and Delivery

Posted May 22, 2020 at 5:00 am

On the sidelines for two months, Scarr’s Pizza reopens on the Lower East Side today. The popular Orchard Street pizzeria had shuttered in mid-March, just as the COVID-19 pandemic seized control of the city. Customers can order only for pickup or delivery (via Caviar); no slices. Still no word on how this extended closure ultimately […]

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Scarr’s Pizza and Speedy Romeo Temporarily Shutter Amidst COVID-19 Shutdown

Posted March 24, 2020 at 5:00 am

Two popular Lower East Side pizzerias are shutting down for the time being, while the city continues to reel from the COVID-19 outbreak. Scarr’s Pizza announced last Friday that the Orchard Street pizza parlor is down for the duration. Speedy Romeo delivered the news on Sunday, also via Instagram, that the Clinton Street restaurant was […]

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Scarr’s Pizza Looks to Open Larger Location on Orchard Street

Posted March 3, 2020 at 5:00 am

It appears Scarr’s Pizza is on the move. But don’t worry, it’s staying on the block. On the heels of news about a Scarr’s stall in a forthcoming midtown food hall comes word of another expansion. Owner Scarr Pimentel is apparently moving his eponymous pizza parlor up the street to 35 Orchard (aka 34 Allen) […]

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Scarr’s Pizza is Planning a Second Location at a Midtown Food Hall

Posted February 21, 2020 at 5:01 am

Out of nowhere, news that Scarr’s Pizza is expanding to include a second city location this spring. Eater had the scoop yesterday, citing the website of the architecture firm Le Whit, which lists the pizzeria as client. The new location is similarly small – 250 square-feet, but “reiterating the restaurant’s current branding” with its “retro […]

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Scarr’s Pizza: Bad Old Days, Good Old Pizza

Last modified February 16, 2020 at 5:47 pm

This is a devotional to pizza never before successfully sung When I walked into Scarr’s Pizza, I wanted to yell “Do You Even Pizza?” like the millennial that appear to be. The space identically mirrors every single slice moment of my childhood growing up in the Tri-State Area. The taste blows all pizza in a […]

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Scarr’s Pizza is Now Serving on Lower Orchard Street

Posted February 19, 2016 at 5:00 am

If you were waiting with bated breath, exhale. Scarr’s Pizza is now open on Orchard Street; yesterday was the debut. As promised, the throwback pizza parlor replicates that classic 1970s vibe, from wood-board paneling and spray fountains, down to the Pepsi-branded letter board. Eponymous owner Scarr Pimentiel admits that the booth seating in the back and the […]

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1970s-Style Pizzeria, Scarr’s Pizza, Debuts this Weekend at 22 Orchard Street

Posted February 10, 2016 at 5:00 am

​In just a few days’ time, lower Orchard Street will welcome its first new pizzeria. Scarr’s Pizza, whose signage has been teasing for more than six months, plans to open by next Tuesday at the latest. This, according to eponymous proprietor Scarr Pimentiel. As promised, the eatery effectively revives (and replicates) that classic 1970s pizza […]

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Scarr’s Pizza Adds New Signage on Orchard Street, Announces Halloween Opening Date

Posted October 15, 2015 at 9:37 am

With the gas snafu far in the rearview, progress is finally palpable down at Scarr’s Pizza on Orchard Street. The first real public evidence of its arrival was installed this week – simple store signage. As previously reported, Scarr’s Pizza is the maiden solo effort for eponymous owner Scarr Pimentiel. His goal is to revive […]

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Fung Tu Finally Has its Gas Line Restored After Two Months Without

Posted September 10, 2015 at 5:10 am

Fung Tu is now cooking with gas. Quite literally. Con Edison finally gave Fung Tu the proverbial thumbs up to reconnect gas service to 22 Orchard Street, thus concluding two months of roughing it with an electronic kitchen. The inspection reportedly went down last Friday. Residents of the five-story tenement also saw the restoration of […]

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Fung Tu is Still Without Gas After 7 Weeks

Posted September 1, 2015 at 5:14 am

Seven weeks. This past Friday marks the seven-week point that Fung Tu has been without gas at 22 Orchard Street. In fact, the whole building remains without connection. Owner Wilson Tang is keeping the restaurant open during this period, pulling stunts continue service; there is even a dedicated “No gas menu” which is now the status […]

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