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John's of Times Square

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$$ - $$$
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Midtown
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260 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3900
+1 212-391-7560
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11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My friend and I ate here on a girl's/senior trip (with her daughter and her daughter's friend) late on our first night in NYC. It was the perfect place to start our trip. It's located 1/2 way down a side street off Times Square. We walked there and back from our Times Square hotel and felt completely safe. We were... More 

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Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

John's has awesome pizza. We had the basil and fresh tomato small traditional. It was perfect for two hungry people. We also had a salad added to that the second time we went. We shared the salad. It was pretty big. It is very loud in there and not a ton of light. It wasn't a problem since we were... More 

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florida
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152 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This has been one of our favorite pre-theater stops for many years. Great pizza in an interesting former church right in the heart of the Times Square theater district. The food may not be quite as fantastic as the original John's in the Village, but you can't beat the convenience of this location!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended this pizzeria from our tour bus guide and gave it a try to take back to our hotel. It was fantastic! We had a few cocktails at the bar which were great as well. The only thing which is a downside is the barman was not very friendly and it was not clear where you were to... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a beautiful pizza place. It is in an abandoned church. Very unique. The food was amazing. You must try it!!!

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Thank glutenfreesearch
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited couple times now and enjoyed each time. Nicer decor then expected inside. Ok service. Pizza can be expensive when create your own as price per topping but good taste.

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Thank Rupal K
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had been here many years back and the food was great. Something has changed. The salad dressing was just vinegar and the pizza was served burnt. Not just the crust but the bottom of the pizza too. I'm surprised the cooks sent it out that way and the server served it. Not worth the visit anymore.

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went to John's on Saturday and the food was very good. We didn't have to wait long and the staff were very attentive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Travelled from London and 1st time in NYC. Wanted the real deal New York pizza and decided on Johns Pizza Time Square after studying TA. It was great! Shared Garlic Rolls to start amazing! Then shared a large pizza with the mrs and it was delightful but could not finish it! Had traditional with Italian Sausage, black olives, mushrooms and... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I wanted to sit and have pizza so we decided to eat at John's. Atmosphere was nice but the pizza was very bland and had no taste. If you are looking for good Pizza, do not eat here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$40
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 260 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3900
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-391-7560
Description
Located in a unique 19th century church, the country's largest pizzeria is the perfect budget-friendly location for small and large groups to enjoy NY's famous thin-crust, brick oven pizza. Founded in 1997, John's is conveniently located in Times Square, and is the ideal restaurant to enjoy pre- and post-theater meals with family and friends. Capable of seating 400 people, John's can handle groups of any size gracefully in a NY minute

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