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The Pizza Stop

131 State St, Rochester, NY 14614-1301
+1 585-546-7252
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (53 reviews)
“pies” (5 reviews)
“thin crust” (11 reviews)
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM Hours
Pizza, Fast food, Italian
131 State St, Rochester, NY 14614-1301
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

I'm so thankful to know there is another one opening in Pittsford Plaza! There's already one downtown , great lunch grab! But Can't Wait because each trek to Trader Joes will allow me to pick up a pizza for home! ... excellent sauce.. NY crust....More

Thank Storyteller821820
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Our family of 6(40-14) all loved their pizza! We all had a different slice(or 3!!) every flavor was great. Nice big slices(could be cut in two and shared) thin crust heated in a fire oven when you order by the slice. Our favorite pizza we...More

Thank JUDY M
Reviewed 23 August 2018

WORST crust i've ever had. i knew they didn't use a box to carry a slice, but i swear i was eating the cardboard bottom. this place used to be very good. something happened...never again.More

Thank s68ijnp
jim92256, Owner at The Pizza Stop, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2018

I'm not sure what happened either, we've been making the same crust for 33 years now and I can tell you nothing has happened, since the early 1950's when my uncle came up with the dough recipie. You say we used to be very good,...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Arrived at Riverside Hotel and didn’t feel like getting back in the car for dinner. Family and I walked to the Pizza Stop and ordered a Sicilian and it was delicious! The cheese was amazing and the sausage and pepperoni was great. Definitely would return...just...More

Thank my2paboys
Reviewed 11 July 2018

that isn't complete crap or a franchise (so mostly, crap). Tastes like the real thing from The City and you'd be hard-press to find a better slice upstate.

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Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

My cousin and I was just passing through the city and she had never had New York style pizza. After reading the review on here we stopped in. It was great! I am kind of a pizza sob since I worked in the business for...More

Thank Kaki8314
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I grew up in NYC, so as far as pizza goes im a bit spoiled. And rochester, quite frankly, has quite a few less-than-wonderful pizza joints. But Pizza astop is authentic NY City style pizza, in a NY city themed setting..... big tasty slices at...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Got a takeout pie for the wife and myself two nights ago. THIS is classic NYC thin crust pie. Actually, BETTER than most typical NYC pies, and we've had more than a few in our working days in Manhattan/Brooklyn. We also appreciate that they've got...More

Thank nobull930
Reviewed 27 April 2018

I arrived in Rochester and as I walk to the office from the hotel you pass by many businesses that are no longer open and just boarded up here so by passing by this location it just didn't say anything BUT with all fairness when...More

Thank rjrick
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

For the best thin crust pizza ever. Been folding and eating this pizza for 15+ years (state street location). Jim gets it right every time. Just go there and try it and you'll know what I'm talking about!! Classic cheese always my 1st choice but...More

Thank T T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 State St, Rochester, NY 14614-1301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-546-7252
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The roots of our pizza making go back to the early 1950's in Brooklyn where my uncle Steve opened his first pizzaria on Brooklyn Ave and growing up in my fathers pizzaria on Long Island we learned the fine art of making NY pizza. We opened our business in 1986 in downtown Rochester have been here ever since. We moved to a larger location just 30 feet away in 2015. We make one of the only true NY pizzas in Rochester not to mention our stuffed pizzas, frozen take and bake stuffed pizzas, and a wide variety of specialty pizzas, calzones, pizza turnovers, garlic knots and cinnamon knots. If you like a thin crust NY pizza then we are the place for you, come down and check us out.
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