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186 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-5104
+1 212-721-0066
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good50%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
“by the slice” (3 reviews)
“central park” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
186 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-5104
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read the reviews and thought I would give this a try. The place was pretty busy and they had a good selection of pizza, you could also order dinner. I had a slice of pepperoni and a slice of plain. It was good, certainly...More

Thank KABM1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited NYC for the weekend and my son wanted to eat NY pizza. We asked a friend from NYC for a recommendation for good NY pizza. He suggested Francesco's and we are so glad he did. We loved the pizza, the open air restaurant...More

Thank sixharveys
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I love pizza, I eat in many places and around the world, It's kinda weird cause this place is not very famous, not a touristic place, not very fancy or special looking but their pizza is great! simply good. I enjoyed it very much! had...More

Thank Offy_b
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Just two blocks from Park West and in a great neighborhood. They were accommodating of our large party of nine. We were able to make a pizza half and half without any issue. We'd go back for sure. And there was a restroom for customers!

Thank beernu
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I had the eggplant and mushroom pizza and it was wonderful. The eggplant was coated in breadcrumbs and tasted just great. The pizza is traditional New York style with large slices. Delivery was quick and who could ask for more?

Thank Movinup
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Local recommended Francesco's for a slice. I ordered a slice of cheese and a coke. The cost was $4.35, I couldn't believe it. What a great price! The pizza was good, I have had better. I went outside and enjoyed the slice while sitting on...More

Thank SweetLou1969
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

My family orders from Francesco all the time for a reason. Unlike many of the New York pizza joints, Francesco is not one dimensional in their delivery of Italian. Behind the typical pizza by the slice dinning area with it's pizzas on display and ovens...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Went here on a whim that the pizzas on display looked great. So glad I did! I had the Vodka penne pizza and it was incredible! Having an Italian background, I can tell what's authentic and this is! The crust is thin, yet crunchy and...More

Thank alycat5883
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

I live in Manhattan and eat at Francesco at least once a month. It's my go to place whenever I see something at Lincoln Center. The food is delicious and cheap, the staff is friendly. I've never had a bad meal there. Perfect for either...More

Thank LadiesVoices
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have been a loyal customer for 15 years, The place is large, clean, the staff always nice, fast and attentive. The pizza is excellent - I like the cheese is light, not salty or greasy. One of my favorite is the Pasta Fagioli and...More

Thank Julia C
Upper West Side
Nestled between Central Park and the Hudson River, the
Upper West Side offers iconic architecture and a
quiet, residential respite from the buzzing energy of
downtown. Along Central Park West are many of the
city’s most iconic apartment buildings, as well as the
American Museum of Natural History, which has been
welcoming visitors to its historic exhibit halls for
over 140 years. Culture fans will love Lincoln Center,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 01:30
11:00 - 03:30
11:00 - 03:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 186 Columbus Ave, New York City, NY 10023-5104
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-721-0066
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