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The Pizza Stop

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131 State St, Rochester, NY 14614-1301
+1 585-546-7252
10:00 am - 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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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102 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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86 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars 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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137 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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683 reviews
395 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Said to be Rochester's best pizza by many, for us it is a razor thin close second to Gallo's Pizza, but a great pizza and price none the less. Two great east to get to locations downtown Rochester and Greece. During the workday the lunch crowd is out the door and down the side walk, but they have east walk... More 

Thank sightseer14
Rochester, New York
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

There are only 330 miles that separates Rochester from NYC but the pizza between the two cities might as well be world's apart! Upon moving to the Rochester area some 20-plus years ago I discovered that pizza in Rochester is generally thicker, more bread-like and horror of all horrors ... they cut their slices into little squares so the end... More 

Thank Christine K
jim92256, Owner at The Pizza Stop, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, we work very hard to make the best product possible. What we do is not just making pizza but keeping tradition alive and for that we don't fool around it's a serious thing. We have been in business for 30 years now and plan to be doing this for many years to come. More 

Fairport, New York
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130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I gave them two chances and both times the pizza was mediocre at best. I thought it was me but my guests agreed. Not sure if these rave reviews are for real or they just haven't had good pizza. First the attitude of the employees is terrible. They are more interested in talking about what they did last night after... More 

1 Thank Arab S
jim92256, Owner at The Pizza Stop, responded to this review

So what we have here is an angry review. If you don't like the pizza you write what you didn't like and leave it at that but Arab goes on to tell you about how bad the staff are and how I after 30 years of shopping I don't do it very well. On top of that he goes on... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

Terrible, , super greasy, , super thin $ & expensive!! I thought it would be good reading all the positive reviews but that was false. I was completely unsatisfied. My blood pressure has went up since eating the greasy pizza!!!

Thank Crec40
jim92256, Owner at The Pizza Stop, responded to this review

My dearest Lucrecia I am so sorry that my greasy overpriced pizza gave you high blood pressure, If theirs anything I can do for you please let me know. You have know idea how bad I feel that the pizza I have been making for 30 years was so hazardous. I have trouble sleeping at night knowing that I have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery
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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