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Best Pizza in Time Square?

Morrikl Dec 10, 2010 07:45 AM

Or in Midtown? Will be our first visit and our first NY slice :) We won't have time to travel far for it, unfortunately. Thanks!

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    harrison Dec 10, 2010 08:55 AM

    Make it a first NY whole pie at John's - 44th betw bwy/8th

    1. Motosport Dec 10, 2010 09:34 AM

      I love John's on Bleecker St. I have never been to their Times Sq location but it should be good.

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        Morrikl Dec 10, 2010 09:39 AM

        Thank you everyone!

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          Motosport Dec 10, 2010 09:59 AM

          Make sure you report back!!

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          Pan Dec 11, 2010 09:56 PM

          It's not. It's quite mediocre.

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            Mr Porkchop Dec 12, 2010 05:03 AM

            It's not nearly as good as the original location. I'm not sure what I'd suggest in its place though. I've enjoyed Lazarra's and Bella Vita when we need something for work. I think John's gets the job done.

            Bella Vita
            211 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036

          2. re: Motosport
            kathryn Dec 12, 2010 09:00 PM

            It "should" be just as good as the Bleecker Street location but I'm with Pan. Not as good.

            It's decent and gets the job done (especially if you have a large group -- their space is enormous), but don't expect pizza epiphanies.

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            AYSConsulting Dec 11, 2010 05:17 AM

            I agree w Johns Pizza in Times Square. My fiance swears by them too.

            John's Pizzeria
            260 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

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              boccalupo Dec 12, 2010 06:08 PM

              Nothing really good near Times Square for slices. But in Midtown I like Certe, Previti and Naples 45 (there is a takeout spot with a few seats that serves slices, NY style and Naples style...plus half price deal after 2pm).

              Naples 45
              200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10166

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                funniduck Dec 13, 2010 06:03 AM

                How about Don Giovanni's on 44th and 10th? In that area that's where I would get my pizza.

                Don Giovanni
                358 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

                1. 2slices Dec 13, 2010 12:29 PM

                  Do NYC a favor. Dont go to Time Square at all. If everyone stops going it will dry up and fall off like a scab.

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                    Motosport Dec 13, 2010 12:54 PM

                    Whoa! Times Sq is not bad. It is what it is and doesn't pretend to be anything else. Tourists love it and tourists bring $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ to NYC.
                    On the other hand, enlightened tourists ask for Chowhound Recs while tourists who love Times Sq stay there and don't bring a dark cloud upon the "real" NYC gems.

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                      AYSConsulting Dec 14, 2010 05:42 AM

                      well said! The tourists can go to Ray Bari's and Sbarros. And help support our NY economy! The foodie tourists go here and other boards for good recs from fellow foodies!

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