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Tortugas Pizza

2801 Hwy 150 Ste 169R, John Hawkins Parkway, Birmingham, AL 35244-3101
2054039800
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Ranked #56 of 884 restaurants in Birmingham
Price range: $3 - $30
Cuisines: Pizza
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English first
Birmingham, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is the next best thing to being in Chicago! We go way too often, at least once a month! Delicious deep dish pizza... I'm full after one piece, stuffed after two and on the rare occasion my taste buds win and I attempt a 3rd piece... well forget about it!! For a cool change, try the thin crust, it... More

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Thorsby, Alabama, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

We discovered Tortugas through trip advisor. This place rocks! My family loved the pizza. The atmosphere was fun and the sitting fills up quickly. We will make it a point to come back.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Only the best deep dish Chicago Pizza anywhere. Stop by, it's worth the trip! If you've never had it. Get it! Only thing better would be eating it in Wrigley Field!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

The only reason I didn't give 5 stars is because the thin-crust dough was cardboard in texture. I will assume this was a mistake or otherwise an overlook by staff. So I will blame it on complacency and the fact that it was a call-in order to go. I do not care how busy you are, Tortugas: DO NOT TREAT... More

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

This place is owned by people that were employed at one of the premier pizza places in Chicago. If you like deep dish pizza, eat here! I would stand it up against the pizza in Chicago!

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

...pizza in town. I LOVE pizza and this is some of the best. If you like super thick pizza, you will love Tortugas.

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Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

The best pizza I ever had in the Birmingham area !!! The deep dish we ordered took 30 minutes and was well worth the wait !!! It is pricey but well worth it !! The service was good too !!

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2012

Excellent Chicago style pizza. Thin crust is also very good! While they are not cheap, like Domino's and Pizza Hut, they do not skimp on toppings and taste much better.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012 via mobile

These guys are listed on the 100 places to eat in Alabama before you die. It's a pizza joint, which is all it claims to be. No problem, I like pizza joints. Service was pretty inattentive, prices were a bit high, but the food was decent. But just decent. If I had died without eating here I don't think my... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Great little pizza place. You have to wait a bit for your Chicago style pizza to cook, but it's worth it! The owners are so nice too!

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