Pasquale Jones

This NoLitan hotspot from the team behind Charlie Bird has been described as a brick-oven pizza restaurant, however should not be labelled so simply.

Incredibly succulent and well-seasoned meat falls right off the bone at Pasquale Jones, and servings of potatoes, bitter greens and lemon wedges come out perfectly. The most expensive item on the menu is $48.00 and is a dish that serves plenty of food for 2 people.

Pasquale Jones is a small restaurant and is only available for walk-ins so arrival earlier or late-night is the window to secure a table – there is no bar per se so sipping on a cocktail whilst you wait to be seated is not an option here.

The warmth of the two brick ovens keeps the interior toasty on a winter day. The open-kitchen plan creates an inviting ambiance that is great for a date or more lively dinner. They also dabble in beer-making with their own Pasquale Jones Kolsch, alongside a thoughtful wine list. There are two large tables on the left as you enter that allow for groups of 6 to comfortably sit and there is availability to station oneself at the bar where you can drink, and eat.

Something to keep in mind – Pasquale Jones has joined the ranks of the non-tipping restaurants in NYC. “Hospitality is included” meaning all menu item pricing is inclusive of gratuity.