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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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  • 96
    Excellent
  • 11
    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
The best pizza on the gulf coast

After a 46 day trip with no pizza, we ended up at the Pizza Joint for the magic that Pete puts into the wood fired oven. Tonight, shrimp, artichokes & arugula. Amazing! Well worth the trip from anywhere. Don't let this tiny hidden gem fool you, it is simply the best!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
JUNEPJ
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citrus springs, fl
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citrus springs, fl
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

After a 46 day trip with no pizza, we ended up at the Pizza Joint for the magic that Pete puts into the wood fired oven. Tonight, shrimp, artichokes & arugula. Amazing! Well worth the trip from anywhere. Don't let this tiny hidden gem fool you, it is simply the best!!

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Dunnellon, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I have tried their pizzas and was very impressed. By the slice or the whole pie, the wood oven brings an authenticity to the flavors. Their cannoli is made to order.

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Clarksville, VA
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

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
1 review
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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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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4 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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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?