Emmy Squared Pizza, the acclaimed neighborhood restaurant, will open its first restaurant in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on November 24, 2023. The first outpost of the beloved restaurant in the Sunshine State will feature signature dishes including Detroit-style pizzas, the award-winning Le Big Matt burger, as well as shareable appetizers, refreshing salads, wine, beer, and more. The second location of Emmy Squared Pizza will be introduced in Coral Gables in early 2024.
Located at 468 N. Federal Hwy, Emmy Squared Pizza will open doors alongside the elevated eateries and upscale attractions within the palm-tree lined streets of Fort Lauderdale. Offering the best of urban living with a neighborhood feel, the reinvigorated area is home to a bourgeoning art scene, luxury residential developments and more. The newest Emmy Squared Pizza location will encompass 98 seats – 70 indoor and 28 outdoor seats. The menu will feature two sizes of Detroit-style pizzas – the brand’s signature 8×10 inch pizza with 6 slices and the newly-introduced 10×14 inch pizza with 10 slices for all pizza lovers. Emmy Squared Pizza Fort Lauderdale will also offer delicious lunch specials and an exclusive new brunch menu, as well as beer, wine, mocktails and drinks including Emmy Seasonal Mosa with bubbly and fresh fruit, Veza Sur Michelada with Spanglish Lager, homemade bloody mary mix and tajin. Brunch will feature bottomless Mimosas and pitchers of Sangria and Micheladas, as well as breakfast sandwiches on Emmy’s signature pretzel roll and the Emmy Burrito with soft scrambled eggs, sausage, pickled jalapenos, waffle fries and world-famous Sammy Sauce.
“At the heart of Emmy Squared is the spirit of community, and we are thrilled and honored to introduce our welcoming restaurant to Fort Lauderdale, the brand’s very first home in the beautiful Sunshine State,” says Howard Greenstone, Chief Executive Officer of Emmy Squared Pizza. “The newest location in Fort Lauderdale perfectly blends our Brooklyn roots with the coastal vibe of the city, and our unique menu offerings perfectly reflecting the spirit of South Florida.”
Known for using artisanal and locally sourced ingredients, Emmy Squared’s unique signature Detroit-style pizza features a square shape, fluffy focaccia-like dough, and cheesy “frico” crust. Featuring high quality and deliciously unique toppings, each pizza is cooked to perfection in custom-made metal trays dating back to the Motor City itself. The pizza is edged with caramelized, crispy cheese, followed by two “racing” sauce stripes, creating a perfectly airy and crisp texture.
Emmy Squared pizzas include the widely-popular Colony with red sauce, ezzo pepperoni, pickled jalapeños; MVP (Most Valuable Pesto) with house made vodka sauce, red sauce, garlic parsley pesto, and sesame seed crust; and the signature famed burger, Le Big Matt, served on a pretzel bun with American cheese, special Sammy sauce, greens, and pickles. The Le Big Matt was named ‘#1 Best Burger in Nashville’ by The Tennessean and voted one of ‘The Best New Burgers In NYC’ by Gothamist, as well as one of the ‘20 Best Burgers in NYC’ by The Infatuation. Other menu items include delicious salads, hearty sandwiches, as well as gluten free and vegan options.
Gaining critical acclaim and an ever-growing cult following, Emmy Squared Pizza is committed to the community and practice of the company ethos of unparalleled hospitality. Now with 25 locations throughout the United States, Emmy Squared Pizza has expanded across New York City, Washington, DC, Nashville, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Alexandria, Louisville, Charlotte, Birmingham, Athens, Westport – and now, Fort Lauderdale.