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John's of Times Square

260 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3900
+1 212-391-7560
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (2,713 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (102 reviews)
“pie” (151 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:30All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
260 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3900
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

This was a place suggested by our guide at one of the open top tour busses. This was my son’s first visit to the united States and when the guide mentioned the place, he wanted to have a pizza there. Since both of us are...More

Thank Vivek S
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We chose John's Pizzeria because it had seated accommodation and the the reviews were also good. You can only reserve a table if there is more than 15 people in the party. We went about 7.30pm. The restaurant is large and packed when we arrived...More

Thank Guy S
Reviewed 7 September 2015

I did not expect to get such great pizza in New York City. I thought I would have to travel further out. I was pleasantly surprised at this place. It is located in an old church, and the pizza is the best pizza I have...More

Thank GSW496
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

The pizza is just so good here! This is our second trip to NY and we always make sure to eat here at least once on our trip. You can't get pizza like this anywhere else, you just can't, the crust is just so different...More

Thank socratesis
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We ate here and enjoyed our visit. inside is an old church and doesn't look much on the outside. food was average and have had better. portions are huge.

Thank Sun_Seeker09704
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Most of the best of the best (and Zagat rated) pizza places are in Brooklyn but if you are near Times Square you'll find that John's Pizzeria gives you a really good pizza in a welcoming family atmosphere without having to make the trip. John's...More

Thank summ3r
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We ate here for our first evening in NYC, my OH has been here on a number of occasions and raved about it. We ordered a pizza each with 3 topping each. They arrived quickly. They are thin and a little too crispy, they're also...More

Thank AnanB
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

My first time ever in New York so I had to get some pizza! The hotel recommended Johns pizza and they were spot on! It was so good we went back two days later! The pizza was excellent and the restaurant was very nice.

Thank gymstx
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

John's pizzeria is located in Time Square area and is a great spot to stop in for pizza after sightseeing. It is very spacious inside, and is a dimly lit casual atmosphere. It was pretty busy inside, but we were sat right away. Our server...More

Thank Shelle702
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant after 8pm and enjoyed a pitcher of beer, entrees which included mozzarella wedges & buffalo wings, pizza and pasta shared for dinner. Large lovely meals. Service was spectacular.

Thank Jade T
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Do you take reservations on a Saturday for 4 people around 4PM.
4 May 2017|
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Response from marieallenedward | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they take reservations
Jessicca S
We'll be there Friday night--do we need a reservation?
29 March 2017|
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Response from Sabina K | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the late answer but yes. They wait was up to 2 hours when we went on a Friday. Get there before 5 and you should be good to go!
Hi there. We will be dining with you in two weeks. Can you tell me your gluten free options?
17 March 2017|
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Response from Johns_Pizzeria_NYC | Property representative |
Hello, We offer gluten free pizzas but they are made in our coal fired ovens, so we do not suggest these pizzas if you have celiacs disease. We also offer gluten free penne with garlic and oil or marinara sauce, as well as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3900
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-391-7560
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Located in a unique 19th century church, the country's largest pizzeria is the perfect budget-friendly location for small and large groups to enjoy NY's famous thin-crust, brick oven pizza. Founded in 1997, John's is conveniently located in Times Square, and is the ideal restaurant to enjoy pre- and post-theater meals with family and friends. Capable of seating 400 people, John's can handle groups of any size gracefully in a NY minute
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