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Giovanni's Pizza

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921 San Pedro Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
+1 505-255-1233
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 35
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
The closest to NY style Italian pizza in New Mexico!

I eat lunch here regularly because their pies are delicious: the closest to New York-style Italian pizza I have tasted in more than 25 years in New Mexico. The plain cheese pizza is perfect: simple and elegant. The slices don't require 50 toppings for taste, just a bit of garlic salt. The slices... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Irene C
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I eat lunch here regularly because their pies are delicious: the closest to New York-style Italian pizza I have tasted in more than 25 years in New Mexico. The plain cheese pizza is perfect: simple and elegant. The slices don't require 50 toppings for taste, just a bit of garlic salt. The slices are thin, cheesy, eminently foldable, slightly greasy,... More 

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stopped here because it was one of the few places that popped up on my phone that wasn't a chain. The pizza was good, perhaps a little greasy, but nothing crazy. The establishment is in a strip center that isn't the most welcoming, but the interior of the restaurant was fine. This place gives the strong impression that not... More 

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Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We went here because of an article we saw on HuffPost, and we ordered the New Mexican pizza... we were not disappointed. The pizza itself had a fairly thin crust, but it was done JUST RIGHT. The toppings throuh, mmmm... they were amazing.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

i called to see if they deliver and the guy answered no we dont deliver!!!!!!!!!! why you guys advertise you deliver and when get called say you dont best believe i wont even take time to drive over there and get the food if you can t say what you advertise!!!!!!!!!!!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

While in abq we were looking for a pizza place, we check tripadvisor so choose Giovanni pizza because the 4stars... How sad, we arrived to this little comercial plaza, very ugly one. We went in anyway. You can see the glorious 90' on the memorabilia wall, definitely gone by now... You can see on the photos prosciutto, ricotta, etc on... More 

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New Mexico
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We decided to drive into Albuquerque and try their pizza based on the reviews. What a disappointment! We got a Sicilian Supreme pizza. Lots of cheese, pepperoni and sausage, however, the crust (too thick) and tomato sauce were bland. We were not impressed, especially for the price we paid for this pizza. Good customer service but the pizza was average.... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

There is nothing special about this pizza joint! The Sicilian pizza is overpriced, and crust is an overrated adaptation of what a true Sicilian pizza should taste. The cheese and sauces are average. The Spinach, and Pesto were too salty. My overall assessment is below average!

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Cleburne, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Yea it took us a few extra minutes to get to this place, but it was worth it. I love pizza! and this was really good pizza!

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Stopped here this afternoon, kind of by accident, although I had read a bag of mixed reviews about the place and had been intending to locate it and to try it out. Zagat highly recommends it. They really do have the best pizza I've had in abq. Authentic New York style pizza, the best I've had since in New York.... More 

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Thank you Giovanni's Pizza! I am a New Yorker who has been living outside NY since 1997. I bumped into your restaurant trying to find Kirtland AFB, and I was so happy that I did. Pizza by the slice that is thin enough to fold and eat pizza the way that you should. You did it! Real NY pizza in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 921 San Pedro Dr SE, Albuquerque, NM 87108
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Albuquerque
  • Phone Number: +1 505-255-1233

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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