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Uncle Mario’s Mac and Cheese Slice is (Kind Of) a Winner

Late last year, Uncle Mario’s Brick Oven Pizza (9th ave btw. 49+50th) opened to little fanfare and Yelp reviews ranging from overly enthusiastic to apathetic all the way to contemptuous. What else would you expect from a slightly gussied up version of a generic pizzeria like Abitino‚Äôs, the local chain owned by the same people? None of this made me eager to try it, but when I walked by and spied a macaroni and cheese pie, I felt compelled to investigate Uncle Mario’s world for myself. Here we go!

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Uncle Mario’s Is Owned By Abitino’s?

Before you get too excited about Uncle Mario’s, the new brick oven pizza place on 9th Ave. that you might have read about in the forums, there’s something you should probably know…. according to Zagat it’s owned by the same people that own Abitino’s (who, apparently, are opening their 6th location on 8th Ave. btw . 55+56th.)