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Ancona Pizzeria

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200 Rockaway Avenue, Valley Stream, NY
516-825-8881
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Long Valley, New Jersey, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best grandma pie ever! Sisters are amazing, Fyi cash only. Friendly, clean and amazing pepperoni rolls also

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Thank Lloyd F
NY, NY
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick slice when I was running errands on Rockaway Avenue. Having lived in the area for many years, I would suggest you can do better. For example, Marinara and Pizza Place (both in Hewlett) are worth the 5 minute drive from Ancona. And if you're over by the Southern State, try Genovese. All three are far... More 

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1 Thank KenfromNY
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Best pizza joint on the island. Several varieties - by the slice or by the pie. Friendly staff, awesome crew. Parking in the back of the building. Cash only. Good prices.

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Thank Jason M
New York City, New York
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

Ancona is my favorite pizzeria in the area. The only problem with them is that they have built a great reputation and now they are relying on this without any further creativity. It seems that they are ok how they are. They don't do one of the most important services in a pizzeria DELIVERY ! So we call to another... More 

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Thank jorgep683
Northern California
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331 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We have been enjoying this place for 30+ years. It remains pretty good. Service is always great. Prices are very good and the food is consistently good.

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Thank Gl0bal_guru
Valley Stream, New York
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91 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

I have family members that grew up on this pizza but moved away. When they come back to NY, the first thing they want is Ancona's Sicilian. It's that important to them to have something that brings back great childhood memories and comfort. They just need to do a Lille facelift on the decor.

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Thank JandJMiller
Long Island, New York
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I know people like this place, which I can't figure out. For me this is the worst pizza I've gotten on the island. Greasy, tomato-y and under cooked dough. I would never stop here for a slice again.

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3 Thank Allison K
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

There are possibly a dozen pizzerias in Valley Stream. None compares to Ancona! The pizza is fresh and they have a large selection of choices. My recommendation is order a split pie. Half buffalo chicken and half chicken and bacon :-)

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Thank Joseph K
Nassau, New York
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

regular, Sicilian, grandmas or grandpa, or should it be the baked ziti with Ricotta or meatball sub. The old time favorite is the chicken parm hero.

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Thank Karen E
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62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

Very standard pizza parlor, I hear it used to be good, but under new ownership it's nothing to write home about. On the bright side the portions are ample.

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Thank Bradford S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Rockaway Avenue, Valley Stream, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Valley Stream
  • Phone Number: 516-825-8881

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