Worldwide icon-chevron-right Europe icon-chevron-right France icon-chevron-right Paris icon-chevron-right Allegra

Allegra (CLOSED)

Restaurants, Pizza Strasbourg-Saint-Denis
4 out of 5 stars

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

Friendly warning! We're working hard to be accurate. But these are unusual times, so please check that venues remain open.

An excellent pizzeria with a Parisian bistro vibe.

We came with a mission of trying their margherita pizza and were certainly not disappointed. Forget the red and white chequered tablecloths, Allegra is an Italian with a Parisian bistro atmosphere. An immense space with a large glassed-in terrace and retro-design chandeliers – an understated frontage with a very good pizzeria hiding behind it.

On the menu is wood-grilled octopus and beautifully creamy burrata to start, pappardelle and tagliolini pasta and of course, pizzas. Wood-fired at 400°C, the pizza dough at Allegra is made with manitoba, the same organic wheat flour used in Italian pizzaiolos italiens. After fermenting for three to four days, it is brushed with Sicilian tomato sauce. Choose from ingredients to spice things up: ‘nduja (spicy sausage meat), salsiccia (artisanal fennel sausage), confit anchovies or Iberian chorizo. Between €11 to €16 per pizza and €4 to €10 for starters, even to share they’re pretty generous, perfectly washed down with an artisanal Parisian beer (Goutte d’Or) or a glass of Piedmont white wine (Quattrocento Cascina Zerbetta). Rather than rushing over the rather pedestrian desserts, cast an eye over the encyclopedic wine list mixing French, Spanish and Italian wines by the glass and the bottle. Buon appetito!

TRANSLATION: MEGAN CARNEGIE

 

By: Elsa Pereira

Posted:

Details

Address: 70 rue du Faubourg Saint-Martin
Paris
75010
Transport: Metro: Château d'Eau
Contact:
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 8am-11pm, Sat-Sun 9am-11pm
You may also like
    Latest news