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Escape From New York Pizza

#294 of 3,412 Restaurants in Portland
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622 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3209
+1 503-227-5423
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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697 reviews
519 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

They pizza eats up real nice and I thought the pepperoni was so good I almost creamed my jeans it was that good.

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Thank Scrappleking
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

If you like authentic, thin, NY style pizza this is your place! Best pizza around! We've been to Italy and had amazing pizza there, but this place competes even with that!

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Thank Nrmortensen
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

I have been here once before a few years ago and it was really good so while out and about shopping today I decided to take my husband here instead of Slice where we usually go because he had never been. The pizza was ok, it threw me a little that the food was handled with out gloves but it... More 

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Thank Ashley P
Sunrise
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Small hole in the wall but great Pizza by the slice great custom beers on tap. Love it! We definitely will com e again!

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Thank sosam954
Portland, Oregon
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Escape From New York Pizza in Portland has been my favorite pizza for thirty years! I don't think they've changed their decor or the newspaper clippings (haha) but that's not what their about. They are about the best pizza, perfected and consistent year after year. My favorite is pictured here; we order half and half. We stop by for a... More 

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Thank wethrivelife
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Amid all the fancy shopping on 23rd, it was nice to find a place where you could just relax and have a good piece of pizza. No worries about appearances, prices, or kids feeling stifled in a stuffy upscale establishment. Love that the guy behind the counter rang up my order on an old fashioned push button cash register. Some... More 

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Thank Laurae C
Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016

This was one of the first NY style pizza places in Portland, if not the first. It's owner, a transplant from NYC brought the complete package: great pizza at a good price, a cool little shop, and just the right amount of NY attitude. It has hardly changed in 20-plus years when I lived just a couple of blocks away,... More 

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Thank embracecultures
Portland, Oregon, United States
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been eating there since 1986 and the pizza is still the same hot yummy and always a good choice with fresh toppings

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Thank Jeff G
Seattle, Washington
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

We came here because of the online reviews. And the pizza was in fact pretty good. The sauce was delicious, had a little kick to it that I really enjoyed. The service on the other hand was a mixed bag. We needed to make some adjustments to our order, but the man taking our order wouldnt listen. He kept interrupting... More 

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Thank LaceyKH
LaCenter
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

We were in northwest Portland and needed a really quick lunch. Spotted Escape from NY Pizza and decided to give it a try. You can order a full pizza or buy by the slice. We just wanted a slice. There were 4 different pizzas to choose from. Cheese, Pepperoni, Canadian Bacon & Pineapple and Tomato & Onion. We chose Canadian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 622 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3209
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighborhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-5423

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?