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Joe's Pizza

7 Carmine St., New York, NY, 10014
nr. Sixth Ave.
212-366-1182

Avg. Rating

7
Food: 7
Service: 6
Décor: 5
"Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

67% would go back.

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Maybe it 'used' to be great...

By mistermcgoo on 4/8/2010

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 7
  • Service: 4
  • Décor: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

I was excited to try this place after hearing it was a neighborhood tradition but overall it was pretty disappointing. The crust was excellent, nice crisp thin crust but the other ingredients were a mixed bag. The sauce was pretty good, if a little under-seasoned for my taste, but the cheese was seriously lacking (and I'm not one to like a ton of cheese). The pepperoni was good but the mushrooms I had added on were canned and slimy, at $4 a slice this just wasn't worth it. I think this place is riding on its reputation more than the quality of its pies

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87 out of 156 people found this review helpful.

It is what it is, and that's a great nostalgic slice

By allisonr on 1/11/2010

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

First of all, I'm not at all a fan of Totonno's. For Italianesque pizza, I got straight for Cacio e Vino's cotto e funghi pie. But Joe's tastes like childhood, tastes like my first heady trips to Manhattan...both my guy and I talk about it and crave it and go whenever we're on the West side. Never change, Joe's!

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74 out of 155 people found this review helpful.

My quest to find the best Pizza in NYC never ends...

By Massi on 3/9/2009

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 6
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 3
  • No, I would not go back!

And I'll keep on moving past Joe's Pizza. This place gets rave reviews, but maybe that's from fans that like the rewarmed $3/slice pizza. The only Bleecker Street Pizza I've found that's anything like Totonno's authentic Italian wood oven is Pizza Mezzaluna.

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