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Big Nick's Pizza Joint

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70 W 71st St, Corner of Columbus and 71st. Street, New York City, NY 10023-4236
+1 212-799-4444
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (5 reviews)
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American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
70 W 71st St, Corner of Columbus and 71st. Street, New York City, NY 10023-4236
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Big Nick's is an upper West side institution. The slice is HUGE with a thin crust and the perfect amount of cheese and toppings. Fairly inexpensive and ready to go on the run. One of the best pizzas in all of NYC.

Thank KYTastemaker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Big Nicks is my go to spot for a burger and a beer at any time. I tend to stop in at lunch time and sit in the window. They make a great NY` pizza too! They are warm and welcoming and the price is...More

Thank Bobby B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When planning our trip to Manhattan, my 17 year-old daughter made clear she wanted to try a New York slice. Knowing we would be near Strawberry Fields in Central Park as part of our sightseeing, I went on an on-line search for a place in...More

Thank CD H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I saw the pizzaiolo in action, I was sure I was in for a good dinner : he knows how to make a tasty pizza. And I was right : nice dought backed right and with good ingredients. The place is simples and cozy,...More

Thank CatMamma
Reviewed May 15, 2018

When we were there?... they didn't have the liquor license yet. That was a bit of a bummer at our late night meal after the Met. Anyhooo... everyone seemed quite satisfied with their pizza and lasagna. Nothing CRAZY good, but good all the same. Is...More

Thank Geenza
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

I ate here two nights ago.This hole in the wall place has very good food, big portions, attentive staff, and reasonable prices, a combination that's hard to find in NYC.

Thank ross5100
Reviewed March 7, 2018

I live in the neighborhood and I'm so sorry that this place has gone out of business. I really miss Big Nick's. They had the best pizza on The Upper West Side.

2  Thank RosaBM5
Reviewed December 12, 2017

I ALWAYS visit Big Nicks but have never submitted a review! This place is a small spot but delivers exceptional pizza. Their burgers are amazing as well. Everything on the menu is so good. You will not be disappointed. The employees are a bit blah...More

Thank lbjetsetter
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Just had dinner there. Fast and delicious. Best burger I have had for a long long time. Our waitress was fast and funny. Proper chips too (thick French fries). So full, can't move, send a taxi.....

Thank jw79uk
Reviewed November 21, 2017

Visit for the menu alone. If you cannot find something here you like, something is wrong with you. The restaurant atmosphere is great, the food is, well...pretty good. It is worth the trip to experience Big Nick's.

Thank philipstrnad
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $28
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:45 AM
10:00 AM - 4:45 AM
10:00 AM - 4:45 AM
10:00 AM - 4:45 AM
10:00 AM - 4:45 AM
10:00 AM - 4:45 AM
10:00 AM - 4:45 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 W 71st St, Corner of Columbus and 71st. Street, New York City, NY 10023-4236
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-799-4444
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