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Casa Bianca Pizza Pie

1650 Colorado Blvd.
Eagle Rock, CA 90041


  • Tue.-Thu., 4 p.m.-midnight; Fri.-Sat., 4 p.m.-1 a.m.
  • $
  • Dinner, Late Night
  • Beer/Wine
  • Family Style, Takeout
  • Street Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Not Necessary
Casa Bianca has been the Eagle Rock's go-to pizza place for the past 61 years. Around dinner time, there’s almost always a wait here. People sit outside the brick building in white plastic chairs. They make small talk so the time will pass faster. After the dinner rush, Casa Bianca is still busy. It is the only place in the area where you can get a decent bite past 12. The pizzas are burnt, bubbling majestic things, crunchy and thin in the style of Chicago bar pizza, dusted with gritty cornmeal on the bottom and sliced in a way that defied standard geometry. Casa Bianca, the fiefdom of the Martorana family since 1955, serves the best neighborhood-pizzeria pizza in L.A. The sausage is homemade, but the mushrooms on the pizza are canned, old-school style, if that sort of thing bothers you. And there's freshly filled cannoli for dessert. See full review.

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