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“Good, Solid, Pizzaria” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Famous Joe's Pizzeria

Famous Joe's Pizzeria
12120 County Line Rd, Madison, AL 35756-2005
256-325-5678
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Ranked #7 of 146 restaurants in Madison
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
Madison, Alabama
1 review
“Good, Solid, Pizzaria”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Famous Joe's has a heart and offers good service and good solid pizzaria style food. It is kid friendly and, although noisy when busy, is a great family place. To me, the best part of Joe's is the fact that he is active in the community and is committed to his customers. I take my family there regularly and the ingredients are always fresh, beer is always cold, and service always solid so the negative reviewers apparently went there expecting something more gourmet. It is a family pizza place.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Don't waste your time or taste buds!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012 via mobile

The pizza is about the only thing decent. And decent is used loosely. The management really sucks. The wait staff is treated badly actually saw a manager yelling at a waitress who seemed to be doing everything she could to keep her tables happy. On our next visit heard he had been let go. For some criminal activity. Just not a place I would ever go again. Not worth the drama.

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Moseley, VA USA 23120
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Underwhelmed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012 via mobile

This Italian- American rates the pizza slightly above average. Better than Pizza Hut and similar chains, but nothing to get excited about. Combine that with slow service and a warehouse like venue and you get just another pizza place.

    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Madison, Alabama
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107 reviews 107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“pricy”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

There are better places for pizza in the Madison area. Joes is pricy for the pizza they serve. They do have a good ETOH list

Visited October 2012
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Ardmore, Alabama
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83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Good Pizza, Slow Service”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

We've been to Famous Joe's numerous times. While the Pizza is always really good, the service is always very slow. We waited almost five minutes before a server approached us, and there were only two other tables seated. The servers run around the restaurant like they each have a hundred tables. By the time we left, our server had two tables, and he acted like he couldn't keep up. The pizza is only worth the wait if you have time to kill.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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