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Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD
410-740-9903
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Today
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 14
    Excellent
  • 2
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
I love this place. AMAZING.

This is literally my favorite restaurant now. The food is full of flavor!! The spaghettis are excellent, super fast and friendly service, and actually tastes like real Italian food (I've been to Italy)! The pizza is not that greasy american type, but a nice flat cheesy pizza, and it is delicious... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 5, 2014
Constanza M
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  • Families with children
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English first
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is literally my favorite restaurant now. The food is full of flavor!! The spaghettis are excellent, super fast and friendly service, and actually tastes like real Italian food (I've been to Italy)! The pizza is not that greasy american type, but a nice flat cheesy pizza, and it is delicious! Marinara sauce tastes great, and basically anything on the... More 

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Clarksville, MD
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Stopped in for a quick pizza snack and forgot how good the pizza is here. The crust is thin and crispy and the sauce and cheese are tasty. We usually get the pizza here so can't comment on the other dishes, but the pizza is one of the best around. Try it and you will agree!

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

Used to go weekly but then the the pizza quality went downhill. Pizza is only good if it is fresh -- anywhere. Seems the pizza has been sitting there far too long to be served. Dinner quality also down. A shame, we used to like going.

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I don't know who's writing these reviews, but they're either being paid to write them, or they've never left Ellicott City. Ever see those review where the person blasts the restaurant and you wonder what happened to make them write such a bad review? That's what happened today. We ordered a slice of cheese pizza, chicken Parmesan, and pesto gnocchi.... More 

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Maryland!
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201 reviews 201 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Cute little place, no frills, ny style pizza is yummy, they have some great deals on weekdays! Especially Monday's and Tuesday's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Drove across town its exactly like other coustmers said. we are 66 years old and we know pizza.they workers very good clearness and the food locked good G@ L

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
Top Contributor
124 reviews 124 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

It is baffling to me that this place could earn the third spot in the rankings for Ellicott City's best restaurants. After reading the glowing reviews on this site, I chose to give the place a try. I usually favor the local pizza joints, so I figured the pizza must be no better or worse than the place I usually... More 

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Highland, Maryland
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221 reviews 221 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Good pizza but it is not the best in the area (that's Pepinos in Burtonsville). This is a take out restaurant with a few tables which are available if you want to eat in. Pizza has great crust. I tried the meatballs topping but I got indigestion latter on. Bruschetta was good. Frankly, I was disappointed after such raving reviews.... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Simply put...best pizza in Ellicott City/Howard County. My wife often gets the veal parm...and loves it too. But I can't try anything else because the pizza is so good. On Mondays...they have large pizzas for like $8. Can't beat it. We go there for dinner probably once every two weeks. Friendly service...clean restaurant/bathrooms...Highly recommend.

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Naples, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012 via mobile

Awesome Pizza, my fav is Meatball and Mushroom. They always offer great specials and they change weekly. All of their dinners come with salad and garlic bread and a dinner portion will feed 2 people easy so there is tons of value with their meals $6-8 per person no problem. Enjoy it's the best!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dorsey Hall Drive, Ellicott City, MD
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: 410-740-9903

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 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?