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Page Street Pizza

Page Street PizzaUpdate 1/23/12: Famous Yeti's Pizza is here now.

Update 11/11/11: Page St. Pizza is closed. Thanks for the heads up, K.

In a word: Pizza in Stoughton and it's pizza!

The specs: #0542  
Address, hours & details via Isthmus; reviews at Page Street Pizza on Urbanspoon, listing at Eat Drink Madison; official web site, Facebook.

JM, Kate, Mark and Nichole ate the Caesar salad, BBQ pork sandwich, Venetian, Dragon, and Taco pizzas, cheese bread and a couple fountain drinks.
The bill was about $50, or $12.50/person, plus tip.
Kate gave Page Street Pizza an A; Mark and Nichole gave Page Street Pizza an A-; JM gave Page Street Pizza a B+ (see our grading rubric).

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Our local hosts Kate and Mark call Page Street their go-to carryout pizza place. It would probably be ours too if we were denizens of the land of Syttende Mai. The dining room is small, kind of shabby, and really needs some blinds in the west-facing window, but the eats were quirkly good.

Cheese breadCaesar salad

BBQ pork sandwichCheese bread and a Caesar salad started us off. They were out of anchovies, which broadened the salad's appeal, but we should have skipped the salad altogether - it was no great shakes. On the other hand, the cheese bread looked good enough that someone beat the shutter (see above) for a corner piece. Turns out it's made fluffier than the pizza crusts, and is topped with plenty of stringy cheese.

For once, we weren't totally burned by ordering a non-eponymous food item, in this case, a BBQ pork sandwich at a pizza joint. JM thought the sandwich would have been an A except for the whiter than white overmanufactured bun, but Nichole found the sauce and meat to be too sticky and congealed. The from-a-bag seasoned potato wedges were cold and ended up bypassing our tastebuds.

Dragon pizzaVenetian pizza

The pizzas at Page Street are distinguished by a great thin, yet not crackery, crust with wide edges, good toppings, and very little drippy grease. We all chose specialty pies:

  • Dragon: spicy sauce, pepperoni, roasted red peppers, and pepperoncini. On Mark's experienced advice, we skipped the jalapeños, which turned out to be wise as it was plenty spicy from whatever peppery essences they had used in the sauce.
  • Venetian: sausage, artichoke hearts, and roasted red peppers. We skipped the default pepperoncini. The homemade sausage was very good on this one, and the vegetables were very flavorful and not too damply heavy.
  • Taco: "Sinaloa" sauce (refried beans and salsa), chicken (beef was an option), cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, onion, and tortilla chips (i.e. Doritos), with salsa and sour cream on the side. So wrong, yet so right, though the Doritos betrayed a bit of "open bag" chewiness. 

Taco pizza

In Stoughton, pizza options don't run from soup to nuts as they do in MadCity proper, and a delish slice from Page Street can be just the thing. And we'd go back to carry out the Italian beef or a calzone, or even just a sausage pizza. 

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Seems to be closed :(

Famous Yeti's is good! Will you be checking it out anytime soon?

It's not on the List, but neither are we - so hopefully, yes, soon! Haha!

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