Arlington welcomes a Portland, Maine pizza export today as Otto Pizza makes its debut at 202 Massachusetts Ave. in the former Comella's space. Otto kicks off its opening day offering takeout and slices, which will continue through Sunday, with full restaurant service and delivery options starting on Monday, July 18.
This is the sixth Massachusetts location for Otto Pizza, which originated in Maine and specializes in crispy-crusted pizzas. Otto has other nearby locations at Boston University and in Cambridge's Harvard Square, Brookline's Coolidge Corner, Lynnfield, and Newburyport.
Otto serves standard pies like margherita, four-cheese, and pepperoni, in addition to options with creative combinations of toppings like blue cheese, roasted pear, and arugula; pulled pork and mango; and butternut squash, ricotta, and cranberry. The restaurant also offers a selection of salads, in addition to beer and wine.
The new restaurant's hours are Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.