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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: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery
Description: Only wood burning pizza restaurant in Citrus County.

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  • 94
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 1
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  • 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
Great Pizza and Salad

High quality food where you least expect it salad and pizza was very delicious staff very friendly it is BYOB go if you get the chance

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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Clarksville, VA
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Small venue. Wood fired pizzas and wings. Not quite what we expected - crust could have been crispier. But it was good.

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Great word fired pizza in an amazingly unexpected location. We were quite surprised. The Pizza Joint is located next to a gas station and is very unassuming.

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Inverness, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We found reviews of this restaurant online, and since we were feeling adventurous we drove 30 minutes to find it. The place is simple, but very friendly. We sat at one of the indoor tables and watched the staff cook the pizzas. We ordered a pizza with the works. As someone else mentioned the middle was warm, but not hot.... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

High quality food where you least expect it salad and pizza was very delicious staff very friendly it is BYOB go if you get the chance

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Dunnellon, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

If pizza is your thing, this is your place. I had never had wood fire crust pies before. Simply amazing. The service is great and everyone is very friendly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Yes, The Pizza Joint is connected to a gas station; there are only four tables inside (but a few outside too!!), and they only take cash. Do not let these things scare you! The Pizza Joint has phenomenal food and service. They serve traditional wood-fired pizza as well as some other more creative options. We always get the wings and... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It has great service, good prices & amazing food. Everyone was very friendly & we would highly recommend it

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

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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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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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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Additional Information about The Pizza Joint

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

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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 have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?