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Abate Pizza started in 1956 by its founder Joseph N. Abate, also know as "pop" to his family. He opened his first pizzeria on Whalley Avenue and called it Luigi's, after his father. He set out to make the perfect pizza, experimenting with the best Italian products and succeeded with a pizza everyone loved.

As we know, behind every successful man is good women and her name is Rose, Joe's wife. Rose supported and worked with Joe while rising their seven children. Through the years, they owned and operated several successful pizzeria, along with their children.

Joe eventually retired and handed the reins over to his son Louis. He ran the family business for several years before venturing off to open the first Abate Pizza restaurant in New Haven's Little Italy on Wooster Street. His success led him to open a second place with his brother Prisco, in North Branford. Prisco, along with his family, operates the North Branford location. Abate has recently expanded by adding  a new location in Orange.

Along with great pizza and food, we are now expanding our catering services. Specializing in Italian-American cuisine, we also have an expert party planner to help you with every detail from choosing food to decor. Please inquire about our new services.

As always, we strive to please all of our customers and look forward to the opportunity to serve you

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Monday - Saturday: 11am - 11pm
Sunday: 11am - 7pm

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