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Famous Famiglia Pizza

1284 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-5602
+1 212-288-1616
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“garlic knots” (9 reviews)
“pizza” (44 reviews)
“by the slice” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Fast food
1284 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-5602
Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

Before catching the subway to head back to the airport, my family decided to stop here for quick dinner. We had a fresh pizza made for us in about 15 minutes. It was delicious and the prices were very reasonable and the service was good...More

1  Thank Nicolas S
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We've eaten at two so far and had pizza, garlic knots, meatballs and Stromboli- all of it is wonderful with the best sauce and a ton of cheese. Not all locations have good seating, one was nearly impossible but we lucked up and grabbed a...More

Thank KimberlyR734
Reviewed 10 December 2016

in this nondescript location, you will find some of the best pizza you will ever taste. The service is fast and friendly. the prices are very reasonable. Seating can be a challenge but with rapid turnover, that is usually not that much of a problem....More

Thank 04DTS
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I love some thin crust NY style pizza, and this was tasty. Nothing fancy, not gourmet pizza... just good. On the wall they have pics of the owner with Deniro, Jeter, and many more. I figure if it's good enough for them, I couldn't be...More

Thank Marthead
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This was the worst pizza I ever TRIED to eat. We got it delivered--and received it quickly--hmmm almost too quick--couldn't have prepared it fresh from when we called (only took 20 minutes from order to actual delivery??). The crust was so hard it was almost...More

Thank sbeatty2016
Reviewed 4 October 2016

This is about the one on Broadway & 8th. Clean, no loud music, bright, pizza good as usual, counter personnel smiles. Inexpensive.

Thank Oliver S
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

While in New York City my wife and I had the pleasure of having lunch in downtown NYC after visiting the 9/11 memorial. We both had a calzone. They were outstanding! I highly recommend Famiglia Pizza in NYC!

Thank Aj W
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Visited in August 2016. Walking on 8th Avenue and looking into a few restaurants, but ultimately decided on this one based on the look of the slices and the lower prices. Also, the "famous" in the name didn't hurt in motivating us to walk in....More

Thank Marta N
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Since there are other choices readily available I might try elsewhere. The $2.75 slice was average at best.

Thank gil014
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We were looking for a quick slice of pizza before catching our train and happened upon the Famiglia place on 8th Avenue.The pizza was great and the restaurant was extremely clean and enjoyable. Thin crust margherita pizza and various vegetable types were what we ordered...More

Thank Karen939
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Are there any glutin free options?
16 October 2016|
Response from sbeatty2016 | Reviewed this property |
don't know. sorry
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1284 1st Ave, New York City, NY 10065-5602
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-288-1616