• Artichoke Pizza is {Finally} Opening in Hoboken This August

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    One of NYC’s most standout pizzerias, Artichoke Basille’s Pizza, has confirmed the opening date for its new Hoboken location. The shop is set to {hopefully} open during the first two weeks of August, owner Prem Shanghvi shared with Daily Voice. The Mile Square Artichoke location will be calling 96 Hudson Street home, making it the perfect spot for a delicious slice of pizza before going out or hopping on the PATH. We shared the news of the Artichoke’s expansion in 2017, only to hear crickets for a while regarding when and where the pizza spot was setting up shop. But fear not, NYC pizza lovers, it’s actually happening. Keep reading to find out all about Artichoke Pizza opening in Hoboken this August.

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    The Announcement

    The pizza company first shared on its Instagram that they will be opening in Hoboken — their first New Jersey location, a representative for the company, Brandon Linker, wrote on his Instagram, “Proud to announce our first New Jersey @artichokepizza location in #hoboken at 96 Hudson Street! We’ve taken a beautiful old storefront in the Historic District that closely resembles our #nyc tenement building locations. Can’t wait to start slinging slices in Hoboken! Start spreading the news…”

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    ^The mockup {Photo: Nastasi Architects}

    Artichoke Pizza also shared on its Instagram last year a mockup of the space, writing “Start spreading the news…. #hoboken Here we come!!! #artichokepizza #pizza #hobokennj.”

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    Needless to say, many artichoke-loving pizza fans are quite excited about the news {even with the ever-growing, borderline excessive number of pizza spots in Hudson County}.

    The Backstory

    Started by Francis Garcia and Sal Basille in 2008, the pizzeria has gone viral all over NYC. The company also has locations in Miami and another in California. Known for innovative pizzas that have drawn the attention of national media outlets such as New York Post, The Tonight Show, and The Chew, it’s clear they have a unique twist on regular pies that is sure to please.

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    The Menu

    artichoke pizza slice

    The most famous slices are, of course, its namesake: The Artichoke Pizza {artichoke hearts, spinach, cream sauce, mozzarella and pecorino cheese} as well as the Crab Pizza {crab sauce, fresh mozzarella with a surimi crab meat stuffing} — but there are a variety of fun and enticing options for all types of palates. Beyond your typical slices, the menu offers calzones, boxed salads, vodka pies, and stuffed artichokes {duh}.

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    Next Up

    According to an earlier report, there are to be five New Jersey locations: Hoboken, Jersey City, New Brunswick, Princeton, and Newark  — which will be part of a five-unit franchise deal facilitated by Fransmart. Beyond Hoboken, the specific addresses of the pizzerias are yet to be determined. We’ll be sure to share more info as the Hoboken location is set to open as well as any other opening updates.

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    Are you excited about Artichoke Pizza coming to Hoboken {+ NJ in general}? Leave a comment below!


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    Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hoboken Girl. She started the site to discover and share the wealth of things happening in Hudson County. Her roots in the area extend to her maternal grandparents, who owned two textile factories in Weehawken and North Bergen. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event/volunteer project or editing her life away, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog + rescue pup, or watching the latest murder doc on Netflix with her husband.


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