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271 Bleecker St, New York City, NY 10014-4102
+1 212-243-1500
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Today
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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New York
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283 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had intended to go to that 'other' pizzeria on Bleecker Street without realizing that it's closed on Easter Sunday. Thank goodness as Keste came to our rescue! We had never tried Keste before, but read very favorable reviews of it. We were lucky as a table for 7 was available with a mere 15 min wait....Our lucky star kept... More 

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Thank MK330
Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We have been twice in 4 days and comsidering the other pizza places around it shows how good it is. The menu is focused totally on pizza and they taste fantastic - very light and very fresh. Highly recommended

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gr
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115 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice restaurant for italian food. The pizza is excellent, one of the best I have ever eaten. The prices are reasonable the atmosphere cosy and the staff very kind.

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Thank mf2006
Florence, Italy
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by a friend who tested it out with Italians living in NY. And it delivered! As we lived 3 years in Tuscany we're not really used to the thick crust pizza but these pizzas were one by one absolutely tasty, the crust too and no heavy digesting afterwards, just all good!!! We would come... More 

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Thank MarlBEUKAUIT
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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280 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You know why Italy doesn't have pizza this good? Because the master chef is here. I have never, ever had pizza this good, with a mind-numbing array of choices. Wow! Don't bother with anywhere else. (It blows Lombardi's away.)

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Pacifica, CA
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on a pizza quest in NY, and made an effort to hit as many pizza restaurants as possible. This was our favorite sit down full pizza. The pepper infused oil was the bomb!!!! I highly recommend.

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Thank noel94044
New Canaan, Connecticut
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there for the first time with my girlfriend after a friend recommended. You can't make a reservation so we left our name with the manager and waited 20min. It was worth it ! We had a great salad to start and split a pizza. It was really good. Place was crowded and the tables are tight but it did... More 

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Thank Ricardo J
Seattle
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Keste in West Village is the perfect pizza place. I really want to trash it so others won't go there and keep my wait times down, but they deserve the kudos. First the reality. This is a very small restaurant and the tables are close together. Not a lot of room to maneuver, so for gawd sakes please don't bring... More 

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For me, this is the best pizzeria in all of New York City, that is if you want REAL PIZZA, LA VERA PIZZA NAPOLETANA. If you're into "NY style pizza", then this place might not be for you (but that's actually impossibile). I definitely recommend ordering la margherita with a side of Birra Menabrea. The service is also very friendly... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great visit with great pizza! Where here a couple of years ago and in my memory the pizza was even better then.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 100
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 271 Bleecker St, New York City, NY 10014-4102
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > West Village
  • Neighbourhood: West Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-243-1500

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Staying in West Village

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West Village
Stretching from Sixth Avenue to the Hudson River, the West Village is one of the city’s most coveted addresses. Full of trendy shops, historic taverns, and cozy restaurants set amid 19th century architecture, this neighbourhood has a unique old-world feel. You won’t find a more picturesque location in Manhattan. Without the traditional city grid layout, it’s easy to get lost here, but that’s part of the fun as you stroll down elegant narrow streets with beautiful brownstones. When you need a break, you can always stop in at one of the many quaint eateries or cafes to soak in the atmosphere, or head to the western edge of the neighborhood to enjoy magnificent waterfront views while taking a leisurely walk in Hudson River Park.
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