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349 E 12th St, New York City, NY 10009 (East Village)
(212) 777-2644
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Ranked #474 of 11,840 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $25
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Pizza
Neighborhood:
East Village
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Dripping from rain we nipped in here to get dinner. The pies were very nice, slightly charred on a thin base ( how it should be ) and the toppings better than expectations. We are not big eaters so tried a side of meatballs and the brussel sprout pizza. It has a very light flavour but don't expect brussel sprouts... More 

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Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We are regulars at the Mid Levels Motorino HK branch and was excited to try the original Motorino pizza. We arrived around 6.30pm and was fortunately seated immediately. Service from beginning to end was ok although no one questioned my clearly burnt pizza or why I only ate 1 slice out of 4. We ordered our usual and I was... More 

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Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We had an amazing time there, had a great pizza and salad. Oven style italian pizza Definitely worth a visit

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place had a great pizza. When a out of Times Square spot is busy and it isn't lunch time. You know it's a pretty good sign. Locals were here another good sign. Pizza was thin but had a good crust. We did opt for the sprout pizza; it was very good for us. Of course, just realize you don't... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Visited Motorino in East Village based on reviews and "Best Pizza in New York" lists online, but it did not live up to the hype. Authentic atmosphere, small crowded pizzeria with a view of the huge wood-fired stove in the kitchen. Service was nothing special. Tiny glass bottle of diet coke was cute, but overpriced at $3 each. We ordered... More 

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Barcelona
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

No idea how Trip Advisor knew I went to Motorinos in NYC but found a small cozy place with good service from a young pleasant waitress. They make pizzas in a wood fired oven. While I cannot be sure, I believe the oven is just fired by wood, ie no gas or coal. This gives it a touch of authenticity... More 

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London
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Luzzo's, Arturo's, John's on Bleecker ... They're all great but Motorino in the East Village wins my heart. Short wait times even on a Friday night, simple furnishings, then pizza to knock your socks off. The Brussels sprouts number has the town talking and you'll quickly taste why. Cheap red wine in tumblers tasted pretty good too. And the bill... More 

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New York City, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Cute little East Village location in a great area for going out and getting a drink afterwards or just walking around and exploring. I came to Motorino with a Groupon type deal that included 2 pizzas and bottle of wine, it was a great deal but their regular prices are very reasonable also and a single pie is a good... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

love the pizza - a great combination of thin crust with lots of flavor ... perfectly cooked! ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Adelaide, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Before visiting New York City we did a bit of research to find the best pizza places - Motorino came up as 2nd or 3rd, but on Valentine's day we had a bit of spare time, and Motorino was the closest and easiest to get to so we headed down the the quaint little neighbourhood where it was situated for... More 

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Additional Information about Motorino

Address: 349 E 12th St, New York City, NY 10009
Phone Number: (212) 777-2644
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
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
Average Prices: USD 15 - 25
Cuisine: Pizza

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