Finally had the chance to check out Bonci and I'm a fan! Set his sights on the US market, and curiously, the place he chose to debut his concept was Chicago, arguably a population that has very strong opinions about their pizza. Onion/provolone was boldly flavorful. It will be joined in the building in September by the Oprah-backed True Food Kitchen. Bonci Pizza in New Orleans Posted by tigerlife00 on 8/21/19 at 2:34 pm. Gabriele Bonci. 3 0. They have well over a dozen options (including a dessert one) and I had trouble picking which one I wanted. I was just a little bit hungry and liked that you can order as little or much of the pizza that you want since it's sold by the lb! **Insider tip: stop by before 11 a.m. as they always have pizzas ready as early as 9 a.m. **Bonci Pizza is able to cater large events and parties. Fun place. Bonci’s vision, passion and inventiveness can be found in everything we make. Is this a place where you pay before receiving your order? He's from Rome. Join Eater NOLA’s Facebook group. I tried two different kinds (pictured) a meatball, and onion and provolone. The other reviews tell the story. Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page. Reply. Crispy, good snap to the dough, just the right amount of sauce and cheese - definitely not for the Domino's lover. Nor does chicken. “We decided to open Bonci New Orleans because of the city’s vibrant energy and exciting culinary scene,” says Rick Tasman, President of Bonci USA. Pizza selections change daily, but a few New Orleans favorites include Potato with Mozzarella, Meatball and Lemon Zucchini Ricotta. The third stateside installment of Rome-original Bonci Pizza, the opening of Bonci New Orleans follows two Chicago locations. Acclaimed Italian chef Gabriele Bonci is bringing Bonci Pizzeria to the The Julia, a $50 million mixed-use development in the New Orleans Warehouse District, joining Oprah-backed True Food Kitchen, according to the Eater tipline and The Julia website.. Bonci made its American debut in Chicago just last summer, but Gabriele Bonci made a name in Rome years before that with Pizzerium Bonci … On opening day, the New Orleans location will offer signature toppings of meatball, sopressata, zucchini ricotta, potato mozzarella, and one specially-made for the city, muffuletta. Your California Privacy Rights / Privacy Policy. The restaurant is located in the Warehouse District at 726 Julia Street. I ended up going with the Salmon one and it was delicious! Prices are $9.99-$16.99/lb. Salmon crime fraiche was easily my favorite. Added New Orleans. Not my thing. Anyone tried the new Bonci Pizza in nola? Has a popular pizza place there. Similar to Sicilian arancini, suppli takes three staple fillings – ragu, spaghetti and risotto – and rolls them into packed bundles before frying them for a crispy bite. 2,527 were here. Pizza al taglio, the Roman-style pizza cut with scissors and sold by weight, lands in New Orleans today.The highly-anticipated third U.S. location of Italy’s acclaimed Bonci Pizzaopens its doors in the Warehouse District at 9 a.m. Bonci made its American debut in Chicago two years ago, kicking off an U.S. expansion of the pizza empire built by Gabriele Bonci in Rome. ENJOY! Must go back. An average size is about 1/3 lbs. I spend a lot of time in Chicago and had always meant to get into his first U.S. outlet, but it’s an inconvenient location for me. Get quick answers from Bonci Pizzeria staff and past visitors. You point, they point back as a way of inquiring how large of a slice you want of these rectangular pies in the display. Made from specially crafted dough, the crust is both crispy and airy. They have several interesting pizzas from which to choose. Which Restaurants and Bars Are Currently Open at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport? Highly recommend and will definetely be back.More, Very interesting way to do pizza. By choosing I Accept, you consent to our use of cookies and other tracking technologies. Added New Orleans. Next up, I think I heard is Miami. He's from Rome. Has a popular pizza place there. Bonci’s Roman-Style Pizza Debuts in New Orleans Today, Sign up for the Al taglio literally means “by the cut.” The cold-fermented, heirloom wheat-based dough is baked in rectangular pans and covered with a daily rotating combination of toppings, along with some signatures. Topped with the likes of all-beef meatballs, smoked salmon, mushrooms and potato with mozz, the pizza is good, very good. BTW, don’t be surprised to see fruit as a topping. P.S. Replies (3) Options Top. Bonci, 726 Julia Street, is open seven days a week: from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and until 9 p.m. on Sunday. (Insider tip: stop by before 11 a.m. as they always have pizzas ready as early as 9 a.m.) Bonci Pizza is able to cater large events and parties. Blaze Pizza - 611 O'Keefe Ave, New Orleans, Papa John's Pizza - 1029 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, Aunt Sally's Praline Shop - 750 St Charles Ave. Give a nod, they nod, they weigh it (his pies are sold by the pound),  pay (strictly a non-cash operation, btw), they finish your selection in the oven for a few, reslice into bite-size morsels, call your name. Love that a to-go slice is cut into bite-sized morsels, perfect for eating on the road. Oh yeah, if $110 + for a pizza doesn’t seem unreasonable to you,  they ship.