As a first-generation Italian, our owner, Pietro "Peter" Grippo, was raised with strong Caggianese values and traditions. Since 2001, he's owned and operated pizza places founded on a love and passion for the same Italian food his mother would prepare for him. When he was unexpectedly diagnosed with Hodgkins lymphoma, the same cancer his father had passed away from 20 years prior, he made a commitment to fight and never give up. Built on a foundation of family and passion for food, Brooklyn Square Pizza operates on that same conviction to remember the important things in life.
Try some of our award-winning local pizzas and learn more about our story when you visit us in Manapalan Township, Jackson Township or Toms River, NJ today.
Since opening Brooklyn Square Pizza, Peter and the restaurant have earned a variety of awards for both our inspiring story and our legendary local pizza. These include:
- Premio Caggiano 2021
- "Best Pizzeria in NJ" by the Star Ledger
- Top ratings from Barstool Sports founder and pizza fanatic Dave Portnoy
Want to see for yourself what makes our pizza place special? Stop by now to try some of our home-cooked food.