4 The Foodie New York

Krave It in Bayside, New York

I don’t recall how I heard of this place, I do remember finding the menu on the internet and immediately telling my friend we need to go. The menu items looked pretty cool and unique. Krave It is a sandwich shop and eatery also serving pizza, beer, and more. I held on to the menu in my browser for a while and when we finally got the opportunity to go we were both pretty amped.

Krave It is located on Bell Blvd. in Bayside, Queens. There are plenty of places to eat, shop, and hang in the area. They are one of the few that stay open very late. We easily found parking. The restaurant is family owned and getting ready to celebrate its 2 year anniversary. The staff are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The atmosphere inside Krave It was vibrant. They were playing great music and I loved the murals on the wall as well as the chalk art menu.

Part of the mural ©2017 HollyDayz

Krave It ©2017 HollyDayz

Our main reason for going to Krave It was to try their speciality pizzas. They have so many it was hard to choose from the menu. Of course they have cheese, pepperoni, and margarita pizza, but we didn’t go there for that even though I am a sucker for a good margarita. Looking at the menu and the pizza didn’t make choosing very easy. We did find out we didn’t have to order by the pie as the menu suggests, but could get slices.
One side of the menu ©2017 HollyDayz

I could be here all day telling you all the speciality pizzas they have. One that stood out was called the Homer Simpson. The pizza has homemade meatballs, glazed donut, bacon, maple syrup, and jack cheddar cheese. We were full from what we ordered and didn’t get around to that. If you want general tso chicken or brussels sprouts on your pizza they have got you covered! I also love the names of all the food they sell. They have great creativity!
Mactastic ©2017 HollyDayz

While attempting to decide what to order we were given the Mactastic to try, which is their number one selling pizza. It is 4 cheese mac and cheese with chipotle sauce, and fresh cilantro. I was a little hesitant, but it was really good. The chipotle sauce kicked in, I had no water yet, but I held it down!
Deep Fried Chicken and Waffle with Syrup ©2017 HollyDayz

We then ordered some root beer honey bbq wings and the Krave It FCW, which is deep fried chicken, homemade waffles, sharp cheddar cheese, with maple syrup. Lifting it up to eat you can smell the syrup and taking a bite, it was so delicious. I am not the biggest fan of root beer, but the wings were delicious as well and came with celery. I loved how they served it in a bowl.
Rootbeer Honey BBQ Wings with Celery ©2017 HollyDayz

Of course we had to get dessert, Fried Oreo Pizza! That was absolutely delicious. My first bite was filled with Oreos. They don’t skimp on ingredients whatsoever. We had all our slices cut in half, so the actual slices are a great size, giving you even more ingredients then you would have expected. The speciality pizza slices are $4.50 each and worth it!
Fried Oreo Pizza ©2017 HollyDayz

I will definitely go back. They have so many things to try and I want some more Fried Oreo Pizza. Even if you just want a beer, salad, or a sandwich, Krave It is the place. I also saw they have Sunday brunch with a DJ. I will have to go back and check that out! If you are ever in Bayside, Queens, or even the NYC area for that matter, you must stop by!
Krave It Pizza Gang ©2017 HollyDayz

Have you ever been to Krave It?

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  • Joanna

    It was amazing!!!!! Unique and rich tasting. I recommend splitting the slices with a friend so you can try more than one 😉

    • Holly Dayz

      Agreed 100%

  • Nicholas

    Hi Holly,
    Thanks for this post. I’ve only been to New York once but there were tons of places to eat. This one adds to the list. Fried Oreo Pizza!!??!? With so many choices how can you choose just once or even just a few. Thanks for giving a snapshot of the menu as well. I wish more people did so as it just helps with getting ideas of what’s served!

    • Holly Dayz

      New York has enough places to never eat at the same place again for years lol. The choices they have are cool. The fried Oreo pizza was so good. That was just one side of the menu too.

  • McCool Travel

    General Tso chicken pizza? OMG, I am now so hungry. Krave It is such a cool name, too. Looks like a fantastic eatery to try on my next NYC visit.

    • Holly Dayz

      Yea they even had tikka masala pizza. All kinds. This place is a must try.

  • Rachael

    Love finding new places to try while traveling and this one will definitely make the list…you had me at Oreo pizza! <3

    • Holly Dayz

      They had me at that as well.

  • SherianneKay

    Krave fits for sure — fried chicken and waffle syrup? OMG, I want it now!

    • Holly Dayz

      It was delicious!!

  • Jenn and Ed coleman

    I haven’t been to Krave but I do like creative pizza. The foody folks are finding ways to put together tastes on a pizza that blow you away. I absolutely agree that, when you find a shop like this, it’s hard to pick just one kind of pizza. So many good choices out there.

    • Holly Dayz

      They had so many options. Its great we got slices and cut the slices in half.

  • loisaltermark

    My parents used to live in Bayside and my in-laws still live in Little Neck. I will definitely have to try this next time we go for a visit!

    • Holly Dayz

      Oh wow awesome. Go check them out next time you visit.

  • titi81

    Amazing choice of pizza, I would love to go there as I am bored of all the standard ingredients people put on their pizza. The fried oreo pizza is something I have to try, it looks simply yummy.

    • Holly Dayz

      Agreed. It is always the same. It was cool to try new things.

  • Penny Sadler

    I have to be honest and say this sounds awful to me. Yet, unique. I’d probably stop by just to SEE it.

    • Holly Dayz

      You would be missing out to not try it. You would be surprised.

  • knycx.journeying

    Looks yummy and hip. The food does look special and I hope they taste great when I try them myself, too!

    • Holly Dayz

      I think you would enjoy it. They have so many speciality pizzas to choose from.

  • mappingmegan

    OMG dessert pizza is my all time weak spot!! Fried Oreo Pizza???!! Sounds divine!!

    • Holly Dayz

      It was so good! I am still thinking about it over a week later.

  • takeyourbag

    That place looks gorgeous! Do you remember if they had any vegan options, by any chance? I love the name, too!

    • Holly Dayz

      They had all kinds of stuff. The menu was insanely long. You should definitely give their site a view.

  • deafinitelywanderlust

    Oh man, you had me at pizza. I am a hard core pizza lover and this place sounds just like heaven or “Disneyland” for me. I can’t believe the specialty pizzas are only $4.50 a slice! That’s actually not bad! The Mactastic pizza looks so delicious. It would be so hard not to order all the pizza off the menu to try it.

    • Holly Dayz

      I love pizza myself. Sometimes I think I eat too much of it. We couldn’t believe the price either. Especially since they don’t skimp on the ingredients. They were all so delicious.

  • Annie

    One of my favorite pizza places in NJ makes an awesome baked ziti pizza, but doesn’t look nearly as dank as that Mactastic! I’d have to give that a try. The oreo one gives me pauses, but I’ll take your word for it that it’s delicious 🙂

    • Holly Dayz

      The Oreo one was very good. Still thinking about it over a week later.

  • Mahesh Yadav

    Absolutely fantastic, I just love pizza. And how about deep fried chicken seems very spicy that will really add a great taste.

    • Holly Dayz

      The deep fried chicken wasn’t spicy at all. It was really good.

  • robincharmagne.com

    It’s a shame I have only been to Manhattan period I am definitely putting Queens and this lovely restaurant on my list.

  • Jeremy

    That menu is huge! No wonder it was so hard to pick out what you wanted.

  • Kita

    That pizza looks so good. I could use a good slice of NYC from a neighborhood pizza joint. I love the variety so yes I would share with a friend so we can try several.

  • LaShawn Wiltz

    This looks amazing! New York has so many places to eat that I will NEVER get to. But I’m adding this to my list the next time I visit.

  • gideonsneedle

    Oooooo this looks good! I’m definitely going to try this the next time I’m in the city.

  • Carissa (The Green Eyed Lady)

    This place looks AHHHHHmazing!!! I love pizza and sandwiches, so I’m sure it would be my new favorite restaurant LOL!

  • mimicutelips

    Dang it, I was just in NY. I’ve added this to my list and I’m going before the year is out.

  • Kiwi

    NY has the best pizza in the US! I never been to Krave it yet but when I get up there for the summer I will make it my mission to get some!

  • Michelle Thames

    I have never been to NY! I will have to check out this pizza place when I do!

  • OutdoorsyDiva

    I was stalking your pictures on IG when you went here. I would love to try the fried oreo pizza.

  • Bree Davis

    I’m not one to stray from traditional toppings on pizza but my goodness this place is prepared to accommodate the most varying cravings! They seem to have everything one could think of!

  • Harshad Vanjnani

    My mouth already started watering looking at the first picture of the pizza itself. totally yummy 😉
    I just loveeee pizza. Will have to visit this place for sure.

  • thestyleperk

    I’ve never heard of this place, but it looks so good! I’d love to try the fried oreo pizza!

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