Denino's Greenwich Village

4.7
65 reviews
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$30 and under
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Pizzeria
Denino’s Pizzeria is a landmark in New York, with our award winning, thin-crust pizza.

We originally opened in 1937 as a full tavern on Richmond Avenue, Staten Island until Carlo Denino introduced Pizza in 1951. Since then, Denino’s Pizzeria and Tavern has been renowned for our pizza pie and Italian dinner platters, which we always prepare fresh daily. We use our family’s recipes for Chicken Parmigiana, Meatballs and Sausage and over the years we’ve added our own version of tavern favorites like Wings, Scungilli and Hero Sandwiches.
Everything is always made from scratch, never frozen, and cooked to order.

Whenever New Yorkers come home, they come home to Denino’s Pizzeria
for thin crust, crispy, Cheesy Pizza piping hot right out of the oven.

When you visit a Denino’s Restaurant you are sharing in a part of our
legacy and family tradition that started nearly 8 decades ago.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Pizzeria, Italian
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Hours of operation
Daily: 12:00am - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(646) 838-6987
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Catering
upon request
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Cross street
Bleeker
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine
What 65 People Are Saying
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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 1

Pizzaboden sehr gut. Belag Naja - vielleicht haben wir uns einfach vergriffen. Allerdings ist das Lokal so laut, dass man sich kaum unterhalten kann. Schade!

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B
New York Area
51 reviews
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The best pizza in the world. Thin tasty crust, good sauce, fresh toppings.

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KC
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Love the food - especially the pizzas! Great "old NY" feel ❤

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RS
New York Area
60 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Fried calamari tender clams and crispy crust: perfect. Did pizza: half clam and half sausage/broccoli rabe. Both excellent. Will return.

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Chicago
4 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

Could have been great, but ordered “the special”... which was anything but. Really should use fresh mushrooms instead of soapy tasting canned ones. A lot of potential in this place if they every use fresh ingredients.

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JM
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great Pizza!!! Great Location!!! Very Good Wine!!!

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BO
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on July 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Pizza's great, but they need to install some ceiling fans if they're gonna have the windows upon on a hot summer night.

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c
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Denino’s is great! The crispy, thin crust pizza is exceptional. The Salute pie with Prosciutto is my personal favorite. Great food, great atmosphere, great service....what more could you ask for!?

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TR
San Francisco
10 reviews
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Great pizza.

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SC
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Pizza was good, service was slow and seemed uninterested.

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OT
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best pizza and Caesar salad ever! Excellent service!

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Savannah
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome food and drinks. The service was great

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M
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Everything was delicious! It was our first time there and will definitely be coming back.

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ON
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

7 of us (5 adults, 2 teens) went out to celebrate birthdays. Denino's was great. In my reservation notes I indicated we were a group, celebrating birthdays, and asked for nice seating in a not-too-noisy spot. They accommodated my request and the food surpassed the expectations. The Margherita Pizza was awesome and cooked perfectly. So were the eggplant dishes, the calamari (not greasy), mozzarella sticks, garlic bread, pasta. A nice, reasonably priced organic wine. Matt, our waiter, took excellent care of us and I appreciated the call earlier in our day, from the restaurant (Tyler I think), confirming our reservation. The food was very good, reasonably priced, and very good service. If I could have one disappointment, it would have been nice if there was a simple acknowledgement of the birthdays indicated in the reservation notes (since they ask if it is a special occasion). Not an expectation but it would have been a nice "above and beyond" had they done something. That said, I would not hesitate going back for future dining and events. The restaurant was clean, nice looking, competent staff, and not too noisy. Oh, and the location cannot be beat!!

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AF
New England
2 reviews
Dined on May 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great pizza. I was nervous since there were so many open spots. It was great! We had a party of 7, easily accommodated.

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TM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 16, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 2

Great food and friendly atmosphere but the music was so loud it was difficult to hear people sitting next to you.

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R
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This place was under my radar, but no more. The pizza is awesome. The crust is thin but crispy. The ingredients are savory, and the place has style. The pizza's are 14', and are more than enough to share. Bring your appetite, and you won't be disappointed.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Food is nice. However, it was really cold, all the windows and door wide open in a not-so-warm night...

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KP
1 review
Dined on April 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went there on a Sunday evening with my girlfriend. The owners were very friendly and managed the place very well. The staff and everyone working there was also very attentive and patient.

We started off with meatballs and my God were those the best meatballs I've eaten.

Deninos is known for their pizza. Man was that pizza good! We ordered half buffalo chicken and half chicken bacon ranch. At first they forgot to put the buffalo sauce on the pizza. The owners apologized for the mistake and tried to make this right. It was very appreciated.

I really enjoyed my experience at this location and plan on coming back soon!

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AT
London
3 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were on a family holiday. My kids are 14 and 11. This is a great traditional and comfortable Italian family restaurant. Pizzas were good and very large. Good value and ambience

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Columbus
1 review
Dined on March 31, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

The experience was very enjoyable. We ordered a salad for an appetizer and a pizza for the main course. The salad and the pizza came to the table within 15 min of ordering. We felt this was way too fast to enjoy the full dining experience. All in all, the food, ambiance, and service was good, we just felt rushed.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Showed up after booking through the app to find the restaurant closed :(

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic Pizza! Went here after comedy cellar and everybody loved it! Will definitely go back when in the area again

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on January 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, better staff. Waitress was knowledgeable about all the food options and had a great attitude.

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JR
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Food was okay.

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OT
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were blown away by this pizza. “Anything is possible!” This is the answer we received when we wondered if we could combine a white lemony arugula pie with the vodka special. When it took longer than expected for the pizza to come out, the manager took it off our bill. He didn’t have to do that because we devoured it and could not have helped ourselves from coming back!

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OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

We were going to see a show at the Minetta Lane Theater and Denino's is right around the corner. Pizza and Italian menu but it is a nice bar/restaurant. Service was a little slow to first great us and get our drink order but after that improved. We got salads and pizza pies and all were very good. Food came out quickly and we had no problem making our show in time.
$25 for a pie with any toppings but it was very good and the atmosphere was nice so it was worth it. They could expand their beer menu especially today with all the craft beer out there. They did have a Brooklyn lager but not much more.

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We love Deninos! We've gone to the Staten Island restaurant for years and the Greenwich Village location is excellent! The sausage pizza is a personal favorite!

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JZ
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 20, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Love this spot. Bring my family here for quality italian food with an awesome atmosphere.

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t
New York Area
150 reviews
Dined on December 15, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Great service and good for a group of people. They do keep it a bit warm though. Great cheese pizza and apps

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RA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 10, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic food, great service. Will definitely be back!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 21, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Finally made it to the location in the city, great spot!

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OT
New England
6 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Loved it! Great service. Rice balls are to die for!

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r
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2017
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 3

Crust is very crispy which I liked but the pizza was just ok.

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P
Washington DC
12 reviews
Dined on August 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

So glad we lucked into going here--several of the more "written up" pizza joints in the neighborhood were an hour+ wait. Denino's seated us right away, and served up one of the BEST margherita pies I've had in a long time. Thin crust that was the right balance of crispy and chewy, tangy fresh tomato sauce, super fresh basil, and the meltingest cheese ever. The two of us killed an entire pie.

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DR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2017
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

The restaurant tries hard and is good but security is completely mismanaged. Unfortunately, if you choose an outside table, there is a local narcotics user who not only bothers you with some bogus flyers but actually assaults you and your food with them while shouting at you out of nowhere. This happened multiple times with the same guy within a time span of 2 hrs. Naturally, the NYPD is useless. The owner should keep a door man or bouncer posted at all times or your experience may end you up in a hospital or a precinct. The owner did apologize profusely for the incidents and served free Prosecco. My appetite, however, was lost. They also placed a young lady as a lookout outside as the evening progressed. Nonetheless, I felt not only uncomfortable but actually physically threatened while at Denino's on MacDougal Street at 7PM on a Friday evening. This was clearly not an isolated incident. The owner is up against that every night.

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SW
New York Area
46 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

This was our first time at this restaurant, the service was friendly, the garlic bread parmigiana was excellent, but the sauce on the eggplant parmigiana was out of this world, really delicious !!, will go back just to have this sauce.

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V
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on August 16, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Pizza (especially the crust) was very good. We had both the clam and margarita. Penne vodka was very good as was the fried calamari (which can often times be too fried without taste of the octopus). Really delicious and service was outstanding. We will be back soon!!

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S
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Clam pizza was delicious: perfect crust and very tasty.

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B
Cincinnati
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great time at Denino's! It was just the right amount of noise, fast but not rushed, delicious, and the service was perfect. We will be back!

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