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5725 Richards Valley Rd,, Ellicott City, MD
410-480-2625
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Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good sandwich.

Stopped in for a sandwich and wings. Ordered the prime rib coalby which was very good. Moist and tender, I would suggest this if your not wanting pizza. The wings were sort of a let down as they did not live up to my expectation of what I had had at other Coal Pizza places. They seemed to lack... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Branbert
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Dallas, Texas
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51 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I'd been hoping to try the pizza at this place but, today I only wanted a sub to go. Coalby's are what they call a sub and I wanted a steak and cheese. I asked if I could get the "Cheddar Cheese Steak" $8.95 wo/ mushrooms and peppers. Guess I should have just gotten the "Ribeye" $11.95. I would have... More 

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Columbia, MD
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We had dinner at Coal Fire on 5/3 in the evening. We should have left when I saw how dirty the floor was in the entrance, it appeared as if no one had cleaned it in days. Our meal was not bad, the pizza crust was wonderful and service was pretty good. I couldn't get over how dirty everything was,... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Stopped in for a sandwich and wings. Ordered the prime rib coalby which was very good. Moist and tender, I would suggest this if your not wanting pizza. The wings were sort of a let down as they did not live up to my expectation of what I had had at other Coal Pizza places. They seemed to lack any... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This is a local place for me so I visit on a regular basis. Kelly was our server tonight. She was very pleasanr, took our drink orders and quickly had them at the table. Food orders and table service equally as quick and good.. I like a thin crust pizza and the ones here are great.

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Columbia, Maryland
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Not happy customer... Italian place without dessert?! Seriously and wasn't asked to refill my martini... So mad so lost of my money and time...

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Baltimore, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great pizza but always very busy. The restaurant loses a lot of seating in the winter when the outside patio closes. It could use a bigger space. Service is varied. We have had both awesome service and we poor service. Overall through I would definitely give it a try.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The pizza here is so good. It's one of my favorite pizzas. I love Pub Dog too. The ambiance is fine—it's a casual pizza parlor—but the service can be a gamble. I've had good service and I've had lousy service. Many servers here seem to be high schoolers. Please hire people who are not so uncomfortable around little kids! Good... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I am from NYC so I am very picky about pizza. This place uses a stone oven but typically burns the crust, overcharges and does not use very much cheese on their marghertita pizza. The pizza lacks the simple flavors of the Brooklyn pizza I adore. I want o to taste the crust , the sauce, basil and the cheese.... More 

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Ellicott City, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This looks like a nice pizzeria on the web but the photos are deceiving. We were very disappointed in the pizza. Not only did the crust have no taste / texture, we ordered a cheese pizza but it came out missing the cheese (see pic). My son was so disappointed. One good thing is we had a great server (Bridgette).

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Columbia, Maryland
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67 reviews 67 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

The happy hour is only for the bar area so although you ordered from the table, you will have a regular price. They even have the bar door close to enter in the salon. The pizza was ok the price regular....

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5725 Richards Valley Rd,, Ellicott City, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: 410-480-2625

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?