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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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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
260 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3900
Neighbourhood: Midtown
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After checking out a few pizza places, looking for just the right spot, we somewhat stumbled into John's as it was a little hard to notice as a restaurant from the street. We went in and were taken upstairs, instantly recognizing the place used to...More

Thank SCDockman
Reviewed 1 week ago

To test if a pizza is truly tasty I believe you need to eat it cold. I bought a traditional pizza for my kids while my wife and I went to a Broadway show. When we returned there were a couple of slices left in...More

Thank Myles44
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was skeptical about pizza being best. I love pizza so I should know! Well, it was! Very old building that used to be a church. Look up at ceiling and it is all beautiful stained glass as are some of the windows. Pizza is...More

Thank Kathy P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good hit in Times Square, rare to find amongst all the tourist traps. Hotel concierge recommended it when I inquired about it. Got the small Hawaiian and a couple waters. Barely finished it, it was great. Good crispy crust, delicious cheese and sauce along...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the atmosphere almost as much as the pizza. It's almost always busy, but we've never had to wait. We have never had bad service or a bad pizza. I typically want this on my list of things to do every time I'm in...More

Thank MKK11887
Johns_Pizzeria_NYC, Manager at John's of Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your business and look forward to having you dine with us next time you are in NYC.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We go to John's every year around Christmas and it's always a wonderful time. My wife took me for the first time a few years back an have been meaning to write a nice review. At the time I wanted to take her to a...More

Thank justinmayer42
Johns_Pizzeria_NYC, Manager at John's of Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your repeated business and look forward to having you dine with us next time you are in NYC.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first night we were there the pizza was okay. Tasted like the pizza had been sitting out and reheated when ordered. Went their again to give it a second chance and this time the pizza was freshly made and had a different taste-delicious! However...More

Thank Roxy1016
Johns_Pizzeria_NYC, Manager at John's of Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. All of our pizzas are made to order and never made and reheated like slice shops. We are glad you came back a second time to try our pizzas and enjoyed our delicious freshly made...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place! visited here before a trip across the road to see Phantom! After a long day sightseeing we hadn't really eaten much so decided the wise thing to was have a Pizza and a spaghetti meatballs to share after a gorgeous starter...More

Thank MrsWalton
Johns_Pizzeria_NYC, Manager at John's of Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your business and look forward to having you dine with us next time you are in NYC.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I cannot praise our experience at John's of Times Square highly enough. We originally tried to get a table at Juliana's in Brooklyn but when we found the queue around the block, we remembered a tour guide (NYC born and bred) recommended John's. Wow am...More

Thank sevenfeetdeep2017
Johns_Pizzeria_NYC, Manager at John's of Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your business and look forward to having you dine with us next time you are in NYC.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pizza here is so Good! Service was great the people where friendly. The staff was wonderful. I would ask that everyone that comes to New York try this pizza place.

Thank Roy F
Johns_Pizzeria_NYC, Manager at John's of Times Square, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review! We appreciate your business and look forward to having you dine with us next time you are in NYC.

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DAVID B
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
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Jessicca S
We'll be there Friday night--do we need a reservation?
28 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!
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kyincali
Hi there. We will be dining with you in two weeks. Can you tell me your gluten free options?
16 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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$40
Meals
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
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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Description
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