Denino’s Pizzeria Adds Manahawkin to Its Staten Island Tradition

Dec 08, 2018 927

BY: Maria Scandale

Denino’s Pizzeria has brought to Manahawkin the pizza and Italian specialties that made the restaurant a landmark in Staten Island for generations. The busy McKinley Avenue location also joins others in Brick, Aberdeen and Greenwich Village. Award-winning New York-style thin crust pizza is based on an Old-World Neapolitan original recipe.

Carlo Denino began the pizza tradition in 1951, adding it to the tavern that his father, John, operated on Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, and that still thrives today. John Denino arrived in New York City from Corleone, Sicily in 1887 and in 1923 he opened his business first as a confectionary store. The full tavern started in 1937.

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