Skip to content, or skip to search.

Skip to content, or skip to search.

Home > Restaurants > Luzzo's

All Reader Reviews of...

Luzzo's

211-213 First Ave., New York, NY, 10003
nr. 13th St.
212-473-7447

Avg. Rating

9
Food: 10
Service: 9
Décor: 8
"Highly Recommended"

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

94% would go back.

Write your own review

Tasty!

By jcalio on 8/1/2004

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

Excellent inexpensive italian. The pizza is amazing as well as the entrees.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
116 out of 239 people found this review helpful.

Real Neapolitan Pizza

By cateljo on 10/30/2006

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

Beware: real Neapolitan pizza, excellent. That is, NOT thin and crusty, under Italian pizza standards, but relatively thick. So, if you are looking for a "Roman" pizza (very, very thin and crusty) it's not your place. Reasonably priced ($33). The bufala mozzarella is real bufala mozzarella, as tautologic as that may seem. Espresso excellent; Limoncello you can skip.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
119 out of 275 people found this review helpful.

"It's every ingredient"

By beethere on 7/27/2007

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

The pizza at Luzzo's is unbelievably good. Everything just tastes perfect. I asked the waiter (they are all great people) how they did it one time and he took me back to the bakery area and showed me every ingredient. His point was largely that everything came fresh from Italy, including the staff. I even took my buddy Pete, who is a native new yorker there. He fought to hold back his smile when he said "that's a good pie". Whatever they are doing it works.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
77 out of 153 people found this review helpful.

Luzzo's is Italian, Lombardi's just very turistic

By elisabetta on 11/28/2007

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 9
  • Yes, I would go back!

I'm Italian. Luzzo's is a piece of Italy in NY. Nothing to do with Lombardi's and other pretending-to-be-Italian pizzerie. Luzzo's pizza is a true Italian pizza. Ingredients come r-e-a-l-l-y from Italy (mozzarella di bufala, olive oil ecc.) and the way is made is just the proper, original one. Owner and waiters are true, 100% Italians (napoletani!!!). Absolutely reccomended if you miss Italy and you can't fly back there!

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
59 out of 133 people found this review helpful.

Fantastic pizzas!

By girardasse on 12/11/2007

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

NYC is lucky to have a couple of excellent pizza joints and Luzzos is one of the best Ive been so far. The pizzas here are traditional: thin-crust with a tasty tomato base: simply delicious! (the rest of the dishes is less interesting)

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
91 out of 175 people found this review helpful.

The pizza is great and so is the homemade pasta

By ELBK on 12/17/2008

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

I like Luzzo's a lot. They also show Italian videos which are fun to watch if you go there alone.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
114 out of 195 people found this review helpful.

Official: Best Pizza in Manhattan

By jamesviola79 on 1/16/2009

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

As the debate rages eternally over where to find the best pizza in Manhattan, I've got to say I have yet to find a finer pizza in all of New York than at this bustling joint on First Avenue. I always order the Mozzarella di Bufala DOC (the only way in which to judge a pizzeria), paired with a bottle of Menabrea (my favorite Italian beer, and quite rare even in Italy). I get to talk "calcio" with the staff and they even have Italian MTV. Plus it's just two blocks from my apartment.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
104 out of 203 people found this review helpful.

Best pizza napoletana

By domenicohilt on 5/26/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

The best of Napoli brought to NY.

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
91 out of 187 people found this review helpful.

Napoli + Amazing pizza Napoletana..you can't go wrong

By massimodupre on 5/26/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Great Pizza, amazing attentive service..good ambiance...definitely a good place to enjoy a nice Pizza dinner with family and friends.. 2 thumbs up

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
103 out of 201 people found this review helpful.

Coal oven, MUY BUENA pizza

By darlacondor1970 on 5/26/2009

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

wow, my friend told me about Luzzo's a few days ago...i went in on saturday night and i must say..Napoli is da house!! the pizza was gooood man..i am definitely coming back

Did you find this review helpful?
Yes No Request Removal
102 out of 201 people found this review helpful.

Add Comment

You will be prompted to sign in with your NYMag or
Facebook account.

  awful average excellent
In determining overall rating, food and service are given more weight.
Rate
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Food
Service
Décor
Would you go back?

Some Hints:

  • The best reviews give a clear sense of why you liked or disliked a restaurant, bar, or store. And that means details. Mention specifics dishes, type of crowd, pros and cons...
  • If it's helpful to compare one place to another, go for it.
  • Come up with clever, funny, pithy subject lines, and write in the first person.
  • Don't forget to read the user rating guidelines and rules.
CloseUpdating your review
By
| Not you?
Advertising
Advertising
Advertising
[Could not open include /publish/nymag//includes/3/listings/pop ular-restaurant-guides.txt]
Advertising