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Motorino

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349 E 12th St, New York City, NY 10009
(212) 777-2644
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 76
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
SMALL PIZZERIA THAT DELIVERS BIG FLAVORS!

We arrived after the lunch crowd so it was pretty much empty. The place smelled heavenly and the service was fast & friendly. We could see the brick oven from our table.....so cool! I had read reviews beforehand and everyone raved about the Brussels Sprout Pizza, so that's what we got, along with a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Carmella K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived after the lunch crowd so it was pretty much empty. The place smelled heavenly and the service was fast & friendly. We could see the brick oven from our table.....so cool! I had read reviews beforehand and everyone raved about the Brussels Sprout Pizza, so that's what we got, along with a salad. It was enough for my... More 

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Oakville, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We walked in here late on a Friday night - passed midnight and were greeted with a smile from the waiter. She sat us down at a table that was near the window and immediately brought us water. There was no one there and had all the attention. My boyfriend loves meatballs and we ordered them as an appetizer and... More 

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Dartmouth, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Wonderful brick oven pizza...great atmosphere...friendly staff. It is a fun, funky place! Food was great and service was quick.

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Warrenton, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Stopped here with daughter, while shopping in the Village. We ordered the roasted pepper appetizer. It came with burrata and capers. The dish needed some salt, and the burrata should have been a little closer to room temperature. After that we split a pizza margherita. It was really good. Good char on the bottom, and a tasty sauce. A little... More 

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Blackhall
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My wife and I taxied to Motorino specifically from Midtown as we'd seen a filmed review of it on YouTube. We weren't disappointed. It doesn't look much from the outside but the pizzas were excellent. We went for the lunchtime $12 special - mixed green salad (with separate little jug of EVOO and Balsamic) followed by a Margherita and Soppressata.... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

My fiancee and I went here on a Friday and she wanted to try their pizza with egg on it. Unfortunately this pizza is only cooked on Sunday afternoons. Instead we each ordered our own pies. She ordered the prosciutto di palma while I had the margherita with meatballs. Overall they were both pretty good, but the margherita with meatballs... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

My friend and I tried here first time, and expected much better pizza here... but nooooo:(!!! We ordered a Margarita and Clam pizza's. Both were subpar. Pizza wasn't hot, there're only few pieces of tiny chopped clams. Both were almost $20 a piece. We also wished the crust was thinner. The server was pleasant and he was very cute talking... More 

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Arcadia, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

It's worth the taxi ride to this crown jewel that sits in the East Village, a sweet, quiet hideaway with great service and smiles that bring you the best damned pizza ever. AND they have a staff of 15 delivery people at night carting around these heavenly pies to a large area of NYC. Known for their delicious Brussels Sprouts... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015 via mobile

We loved the brussel sprouts pizza, great drinks menu. I would go back there every time I come to New York. Pizzas baked to perfection - felt extremely gourmet. Like the very standard industrial feel decor. Staff were lovely and service was great

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I walked along 5th avenue (stayed near times square, and decide to explore Manhattan on foot ) to Motorino, based a Singapore famous food blogger. I arrived after lunch hours and thankful there was no queue. Ordered the fresh clam pizza. 1st look, wow how come to pizza is "cho ta" (blacken) and the clams so small and scattered (I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 349 E 12th St, New York City, NY 10009
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: (212) 777-2644

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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

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