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The Pizza Joint

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7973 W Dunnellon Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34433-2026
352-564-1300
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery
Description: Only wood burning pizza restaurant in Citrus County.

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  • 90
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Not a fluke, it's the best around.

I wrote a glowing review the first time we ate here, but sometimes repeat visits aren't as good. Luckily that's NOT the case with The Pizza Joint. Visit after visit the food is delicious and the service is outstanding. Salad, wings, pizza, pasta, sandwiches and cannoli....you can't go wrong here!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
BWK59
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Crystal River, Florida
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

After all the wonderful reviews, my wife and I deceided to give this pizza a go. The crust was spot on but everything else was less than mediocre. The fresh garlic, haha, was jared and bitter and overpowered the whole pizza. Sauce and cheese were almost nonexistant, the peperroncini were bland banana peppers. Although the crust was great, the toppings... More 

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Crystal River, Florida
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29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

I wrote a glowing review the first time we ate here, but sometimes repeat visits aren't as good. Luckily that's NOT the case with The Pizza Joint. Visit after visit the food is delicious and the service is outstanding. Salad, wings, pizza, pasta, sandwiches and cannoli....you can't go wrong here!

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Crystal River, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you love wood fired pizza, this is about the only one in Citrus County, there is one recently opened in Inverness but that one gives you soggy "blond" pizza. Anyway the Joint is fabulous, Its a tiny place for eat in's, but you can, and its a BYO, and its cash only. None of that bothers me! The taste... More 

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Dunnellon, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The "Dunnellon" location is half way between Crystal River and CC Dunnellon.. Not convenient if you live in either place.. There is no delivery and they do not accept Credit Cards... If you place an order over the phone they will not specify that they do not accept CC's.. They will surprise/direct you to the store next door to pay... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

After reading reviews decided to try the pizza, not impressed at all but the service was great. Pizza is overpriced....

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Beverly Hills
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106 reviews 106 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The pizza and chicken wings were very good and the owner was very friendly. They only take cash or atm at gas station. It is a great take out place with limited seating.

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Dunnellon, Florida, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Again I feel compelled to write a review for my visit to my favorite pizza place in Dunnellon. We ordered the Spicey sausage pizza and the house salad and both are dynamite. It's nice to have a pizza place of this quality here. I am from Miami and we have a pizza place called Frankies that is my other favorite.... More 

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Wisconsin, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Like the wood firing, the crust thickness, not oozing with sauce and cheese. Good ingredients, good flavor.

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Inverness, Florida
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

After reading the recent Citrus Chronicle review, I packed the kids in the car and headed for the back roads to this hole in the wall. The Pizza joint did not disappoint. The owner and his staff were friendly and eagerly inquired if we were newbies- You would be a fool to miss the chicken wings. Please resist the temptation... More 

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Washington
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Small pizza place but great tasting pizza. A clay oven is used to make the best tasting pizzas. Don't only eat pizzas but try their wings. They are delicious. Salads are large and have everything but the kitchen sink in them. Enough for 4. The owner is always upbeat and personable. The wood is stacked in the dining area. Small... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7973 W Dunnellon Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34433-2026
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Dunnellon
  • Phone Number: 352-564-1300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Description

Only wood burning pizza restaurant in Citrus County.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?