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410 10th Ave · interesting places nearby
East Village hipsters feast on fragrant New Haven–style, thin-crust, brick-oven-baked pizzas under Basic’s high-ceilinged roof (it’s in a former warehouse). Small pizzas have a large footprint but are pretty light. Toppings span the usual to the newfangled, like the mashed pie with mozzarella, mashed potatoes and bacon. Wash them down with beers (craft, naturally) or one of several mule cocktails.
The only other menu item, the basic salad ($8), is anything but, with sliced pears, candied walnuts, etc. Some nights are theme nights – art, DJs and more – it can get pretty loud.