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The Pizza Stop

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131 State St, Rochester, NY 14614-1301
+1 585-546-7252
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Rochester, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We're fortunate in Rochester to have a lot of good pizza available. Pizza Stop is beyond good....it's memorable! Add it to your must try list! Their stuffed crust pizza is incredible.

Thank knotscott
Dundas, Canada
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98 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place doesn't open till 2pm on Saturdays, so I was only able to try a late afternoon slice while in Rochester. The choices available weren't huge, but the Buffalo chicken slice look appetizing. Guy behind the counter was a little curt, but maybe that's from dealing with the locals. Anyway, pizza tasted great, was filling and reasonably priced. Would... More 

Thank JandKPreston
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

Over 30 years in business, family owned and the best pizza in Rochester. NY style or stuffed, and garlic knots. Not fancy, just plain good food, served with pride

Thank Susan K
Chicago, Illinois
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104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I haven't had every slice in Rochester, but of the slices I've had, these slices are undoubtedly the best. They're not "wood fired," fancy or gourmet. They are NY-style slices of pizza. There is a Sicilian variety, but I always choose the thin crispy crust option, which always arrives hot from their awesome pizza ovens.

Thank Josh547
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Ordered the Chicken Spinoccoli, best pizza we've found in Rochester. Crust is delicious & stands up to all the toppings.

Thank Jenni F
Rochester, New York
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112 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I have heard great things about Pizza Stop and finally had a chance to stop in. I will definitely go back whenever I can. Tasty thin crust 'za. Loved it.

Thank Andy V
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97 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

Pizza Stop came highly recommended so I had high hopes. The pizza was good, but not great. The crust was excellent, but I found the sauce a little bland and the pie was so juicy that it made the crust soggy. Not greasy... just wet. I'm not sure if it was from the mushrooms or the sauce, but it was... More 

Thank Richard B
Toronto, Canada
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146 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 1, 2016

We stumbled on this place on a Friday night. Loved it. Young guys behind the counter making really good pies. Beer by the bottle. Bottle opener on the counter. Not fancy and clearly a local favourite. We loved it!

Thank RalphW_10
Rochester, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Pizza is very good. Whether you are a meat lover or veggie lover or somewhere in between. I always go for lunch and they have several different types of pizza to choose from. They also serve beer if interested.

Thank catotown40
Rochester, NY
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740 reviews
431 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2015

This has to be one of the best "by the slice" pizza places around town. This long time downtown institution is a simple set-up: stand in line, order your slice(s), guy behind the counter grunts at you, he pops'em in the oven, you pay, you get your hot slices, you devour them. Voila! Nice thin crust NY style slices. The... More 

Thank Fondue4two

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Italian, Pizza, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 State St, Rochester, NY 14614-1301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-546-7252
We have the best New York pizza you will find in Rochester. We have been serving downtown for 30 years. We have many specialty pizzas , I suggest you give them a try.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?