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Grimaldi's Pizza

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980 Franklin Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-2906
+1 516-294-6565
11:30 - 23:00
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Sun 11:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Garden City, New York
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147 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Grimaldi's is my favorite pizza restaurant. It's so much more than the usual pizzeria. The pizzas are fixed exactly the way my Italian grandmother made them. They're the best pizzas you find in the NY area. The atmosphere is pleasant and the service excellent. You have a wide choice of appetizers, pizzas, salads, toppings. If I'm with a friend we... More 

Thank Mary C
Papillion, Nebraska
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

We have good pizza in Omaha, but I wanted to see what the big deal is with New York pizza so I tried Grimalid's in Garden City. I was not disappointed. Our group order two large pies, margarita and peperoni. Both pizzas were incredible from the crust to the extremely fresh cheese to the sauce. The peperoni tasted homemade. It... More 

Thank 3adam84
New York City, New York
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1,124 reviews
722 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

It's the same owners and same menu as the Brooklyn Grimaldi, which is the best pizza I have ever eaten. We had a large Cesar salad and the margarita pizza.

Thank lollygal
New York City, New York
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1,124 reviews
722 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 331 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This is one of the grandfathered coal pizza places in New York. Same owners as the Grimaldis in Brooklyn. The pizza is terrific! We usually start with a big Cesar salad then have margarita pizzas. It's a tradition!

Thank lollygal
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Been a few times and does not disappoint. Pizza is huge and very tasty. Service is good and prices ok.

Thank Russ A
New Hyde Park, New York
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Friday night out to the pizza place. Thought we would try this on recommendation. Ordered cheese pizza and was just ok. Lacking that New York flavor. Crust was good if you like thin crust. Not a lot of sauce or cheese. Pizza was delivered in timely manner. Service was good. Will try other places before we go back here

Thank RJM72
Merrick, New York
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This was a disappointment. Grimaldi's has a reputation. The crust was good, but the pie lacked flavor. When you use fresh mozzarella, you need a bolder sauce, and this was anything but.

Thank smeghead39
Garden City, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you are a pizza devotee, this is the place for you to try. No slices, whole pies only and they are made in a coal fired oven. This is not a full scale Italian restaurant. You go here for the best pizza.

Thank lawyerstan
Boston, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Every time we are in New York we make time to get to Grimaldi's in Brooklyn for our favorite pizza. Recently, I had to be in Garden City and was delighted to find out there was a second location here. I wondered if it could be as good. Turns out, it was even better as the long lines out the... More 

Thank MW1776
West Hempstead, New York
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I love this place. I have to favorites I always get sausage and ricotta cheese and pepperoni and goat cheese. DELICIOUS! It's better when you eat it fresh there than take out but have done both Very friendly staff and comfort eating area. Try it!

Thank Annie H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 980 Franklin Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-2906
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Garden City
  • Phone Number: +1 516-294-6565

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?