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Luigi's Pizza

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936 8th Avenue, Between 56th Street & 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019
+1 212-265-7159
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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New York City, New York
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70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on Eighth Avenue between W.55&56 Streets, Luigi's offers a variety of pizza styles and topping worth the visit. Always busy (locals know a good thing when they have found it), the pizzza as well as main courses of Italian traditional entrees are always hot, fresh, and delicious. The decor is the usual, simple, unadorned pizza shop fair, but come... More 

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Thank Gene S
Tel Aviv, Israel
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71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

In a town with so much to offer, its a waste to spend a meal at luigis. The food is less than mediocre; fat tasteless and unappealing. Don't waste your time here!

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Thank israelifamily
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
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100 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Popped into this little place for a couple of slices of pizza for lunch and we were not disappointed. The staff were helpful and fun, and the pizza was great. My wife and I grabbed a few slices of their pepperoni sausage pizza. The slices were generous with a very thin crust and just the right amount of sauce. Seating... More 

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Thank TBone0910
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Thanks fellow Trip Advisors for the great recommendation! This was our first meal in NYC and it was great! Friendly service, generous slices and just excellent pizza. Yum!

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Thank EDR1966
Kansas City, Missouri
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We're not from New York and don't intuitively know how pizza places work there, but the guys at Luigi's were very nice and helpful. My husband ordered pasta, and it came out very quickly. He loved it and got more to eat than he needed. I love a good Caprese Pizza, and they have one here. Overall, we were able... More 

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Thank ozark_Roxy
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Everything I have ever eaten from here has been good. My favorite dish is the breaded chicken salad with the house dressing. The food is served quickly, the staff is friendly and if you're ordering take-out, you're in and out quickly.

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Thank TheKrull
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Let me start out by saying if you are on a controlled diet or trying to loose weight then this is not the place for you! On the other hand if you are after good quality pizza then check Luigi's out! Service was quick and pizza freshly baked but glad we didn't make the mistake of ordering a whole pizza... More 

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Thank Ryan B
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Awesome pizza, Friendly service. This was an all around awesome visit. Thank you! We have slices of their white pizza, NY pizza and their "deep" dish. It was overall awesome.

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Thank Brian T
New Orleans, Louisiana
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Luigi's has been around for a good many years. The reason? They serve a very limited menu, but it's all good. The specialty is definitely Grilled Chicken, (or breaded and fried), on a Ceasar Salad.

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Thank shredne
Bishop, California
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Small restaurant but amazing pizza and beer. Popped into check it out and stayed. You won't be sorry eating here we loved it. Large slices of pizza believe me I could only eat one. Its tasted amazing

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 936 8th Avenue, Between 56th Street & 55th Street, New York City, NY 10019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-265-7159

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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