Photo: Shane O Neal

Evel Pie Serves Downtown a Taste of the Big Apple

From the minds that brought you The Golden Tiki, Branden Powers and his partner Jeffrey Fine of Fine Concepts now offer Downtown revelers a taste of the Big Apple. Evel Pie is one of the most authentic purveyors of New York street pizza in Las Vegas. We’re talking about big, fat slices glistening with just the right amount of grease that you must fold in half to scarf down when you’re half drunk in the middle of a night of partying. That makes it perfect for the booze-heavy block of Fremont Street this joint—with it’s quick-serve “Pie Hole” window—calls home.

KSP_3248_WEBBut unlike the Manhattan and Brooklyn haunts that inspire the menu, this is no generic slice factory. The former F Pigalle fondue spot is now dripping with pure Evel—as in, all-American daredevil Evel Knievel. The place is packed with memorabilia paying tribute to the motorcycle legend, including Schwinn Stingray bikes, water skis, Evel’s signature pinball game, a classic cycle-jumping arcade game and more red, white and blue than an RNC Fourth of July picnic. Even the menu has some tenuous tributes to the late icon, such as the rattlesnake sausage pizza topping that commemorates his failed rocket jump over the Snake River Canyon.

Photo: Shane O Neal

Photo: Shane O Neal

Dine in to experience two of the best happy hour specials around: a cheese slice and a PBR for $5 all winter or a 20-inch cheese pie and a pitcher for $20, every day from 2-6 p.m. And for take-out, the Pie Hole opens on December 16 (also Evel Pie’s grand opening), serving till 4:20 a.m. on weekends during the winter and every night during spring and summer. (Hint: When the blue light is on, all remaining slices are just $2!)

Name: Evel Pie Serving: New York-style pizza with a full bar
and draft beer.
Opened: Nov. 9 Did you know: Evel Knievel holds the Guinness World Record for the most broken bones sustained in a lifetime. Location: 508 Fremont St. Hours of operation: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Sun-Thu, 11 a.m.-4 a.m. Fri-Sat. Website: Twitter: @evelpielv Instagram: @evelpie Dinner for two: $15-$30

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