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Pointe-St-Charles Gets a Hot New Pizza Place This Weekend

Fugazzi Pizza is opening on Centre Street

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Pointe-St-Charles welcomes a promising new pizza restaurant this weekend as Fugazzi Pizza will open on Centre Street.

It comes from the owners of tidy Old Montreal restaurant Barroco, chic French-American diner-but-fancy, Foiegwa, in St-Henri, and its neighbour, Atwater Cocktail Club. As previously reported, it features ex-Au Pied de Cochon staffer JP Miron heading up the kitchen (also known for appearing on Top Chef Canada).

Fugazzi is going to focus on Neapolitan-style pizzas — it’ll have a take-out window, but the main attraction will be an 80-seat dining room. The Gauley Brothers (who also did Foiegwa) are behind the design, and it looks to be a change from their often smooth, modern approach — the first images of the dining room show a more vintage vibe, with velvety banquettes, checkered tablecloths, and a solid dose of kitsch in the wallpaper and light fixtures.

Beyond the pizzas — which seem to be leaning classic in their toppings — there will be a few fresh pasta options and vegetable dishes.

It’s not the only development slated for that building — the Fugazzi folks are also planning to open a speakeasy-type bar on site. They’ve already got a bar license in hand, but other details on that are still to come.

STATUS — Fugazzi Pizza opens at 1886 Centre on Saturday, January 12. Open evenings — exact hours are to be confirmed.

Fugazzi pizza

1886 Rue du Centre, Le Sud-Ouest, QC H3K 1H9 (438) 522-7499 Visit Website

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