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John's of Times Square

260 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3900
+1 212-391-7560
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (3,060 reviews)
“garlic rolls” (122 reviews)
“pie” (173 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
260 W 44th St, New York City, NY 10036-3900
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The first day we went to John's pizzeria for dinner, the line was out of the door. We returned the next day for lunch. We loved the building especially the beautiful stained glass at the top of the ceiling. We understand the building was previously...More

Thank ElC628
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was taking a trip with my family through NYC, Boston, and Philadelphia. We ended up choosing John's Pizza. Great crunchy crispy pizza. The cheese is so good, you wanna keep chewing it like gum. I live in Alabama though. I wish I could teleport...More

Thank Ben M
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Amazing GF pizza! I can’t wait to go back and have it again! My 9 year old and myself are celiac and were very excited to get gluten free pizza in the city that was amazing.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It has been many years since we went to John’s but we knew we had to return to appreciate again how wonderful their pizza is. We had a half hour wait but our waiter made sure that we got to our play on time. Half...More

Thank Diane1313
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

fabulous think crust pizza with a mellow tomato sauce! good atmosphere too. Walking distance to anything in Times Square. Don’t let the front fool you! It’s a great atmosphere inside.

Thank Cma2
Reviewed 5 days ago

We've been to John's every time we visit NYC, and we've never been disappointed. The pizzas are great ("No Slices!"). We usually have to wait for a table - the place is really popular. It's very noisy, but that atmosphere and energy is one of...More

Thank jeddiedog
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went here over Memorial Day and our first night was fabulous! Busy with theatre crowd with a 30+ minute wait. It was worth the wait and the service was great. We returned the next night which was a dark night for theatre but the wait...More

Thank USNA70
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in to John's for lunch on our way to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre to see Kinky Boots (Great Show)...the restaurant is a converted church with a stained glass ceiling. The chicken panin's we had were very good as was the lemon sorbet we shared...More

Thank Rich334
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Arrived at 6:00 pm for an 8:00 pm Phantom show directly across the road. Told 45 minute wait. Perfect. After 1 hour and 15 minutes and after witnessing and dodging a mass exodus including probably 3 groups of 20 or more departing patrons - we...More

Thank Carribean_Junky
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Asked a local where to go to experience an authentic New York pizza. He sent us to Johns and it was so good. I wish we discovered this on our first night and not our last! The garlic rolls served with a tomato dipping sauce...More

Thank Loren T
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit - spectacular skyscrapers
like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's paradise where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Holly L
June 7, 2018|
Response from TheJimmyco | Reviewed this property |
No, walk-ins only. The wait is never that long.
Pat M
April 18, 2018|
Response from Mike W | Reviewed this property |
Iam not sure mate
October 26, 2017|
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Response from Fiona S | Reviewed this property |
Probably a bit of a wait, when I was there the pace was full and it was only a Tuesday night. If they take bookings,book.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
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, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
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
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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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