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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 - 1:00 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, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 41
    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
Great service and really good food

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
Thero_Kenman
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Warrenton, Virginia
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Warrenton, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 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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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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 47 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were recommended Motorino by friends and we were happy they did. Good food, nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Will it blow your mind?? Probably not, you will however leave with a contented smile.

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I find it hard to reconcile our experience with the reviews here. We were ushered into a tiny, crowded, noisy room by the friendly staff (the only reason I'm giving it two stars, lovely staff.) We were served some friend bologna type thing for appetizer, a tiny, barren "pizza" with a smear of tomato sauce, I think, hardly any visible... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Because of all the great recommendations we went here to have dinner. Nicely crowded but staff a bit automated. Pizza's were OK bur we have surely had better ones. Green salad vert basic. 1 pizza came 5 minutes after the other 4.

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

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