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“Can WE have one in Alabama?!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Joe Mama's Wood Fired Pizza

Joe Mama's Wood Fired Pizza
406 Reid Avenue, Port Saint Joe, FL 32456-1828
850-229-6262
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Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Mobile, Alabama
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Can WE have one in Alabama?!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2012

The atmosphere is great! The art on the walls intrigued us and we had conversations about how unique the photos and media are! There is a bar with plenty of t.v.'s for those avid sports fans. We ordered a Due pizza, some buffalo wings, and a house sangria. Yum! The pizza was cooked to perfection, as were the wings. The sangria was PHENOMENAL! Usually sangria can come off as harsh and imbalanced but this was so mellow I just wish I could have held another one! It's a great place to grub down or to clean up and go for date night.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Roswell, Georgia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great pizza”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

I have only eaten take-out from Joe Mama's but the pizza is really good. The crust is crunchy, chewy, flavorful, everything you want in a good crust. The toppings are tasty and they have more offerings than just just mushroom, pepperoni, sausage, etc. It was really unexpected to have such good pizza in a beach town.

Visited August 2012
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Daphne, AL
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“Love this pizza!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012 via mobile

The pizza here is phenomenal! We had a pepperoni pizza and the pepperoni is super tasty. The crust is crunchy and awesome. Great atmosphere overall. We were also pleasantly surprised when we were able to watch college football at the bar. Do not miss this restaurant when you are in Port St Joe!

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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JoeMamas, Owner at Joe Mama's Wood Fired Pizza, responded to this review, October 27, 2012
Thank you for taking the time to write this review and we are very happy you had a great experience. We hope you visit us again the next time you are Port St Joe or Tallahassee areas.
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Wetumpka, Alabama
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“Pizza at Gourmet Prices”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

I like good pizza, which this was. But Hungry Howies is just as good and a better value. The place is trying too hard to be something they are not. Lower your prices or increase your portions.

Visited May 2012
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JoeMamas, Owner at Joe Mama's Wood Fired Pizza, responded to this review, October 25, 2012
If someone is looking for the cheapest pizza in town, I would agree that Joe Mama's might not be your first choice. We do not have a freezer, fryer or microwave and rely on only the highest quality ingredients prepared fresh daily. Coincidentally, the manager of Hungry Howies is a frequent customer here and we value his patronage and his appreciation for the differences in our two approaches to business.
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Tallahassee, Florida
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“Pretty good”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I tried the new location in Tallahassee. The "Due" pizza was pretty good, a refreshing departure from our local "Decent Pizza" joint. It wasn't, however, outstanding, as the price and interior would suggest. The crust was absolutely soggy. I tend to expect a wood fired pizza to be a little thicker on the bottom and have some amount of crispness. The sauce was a bit bland, and not enough of it, and maybe even a little watery, which could have contributed to the sogginess (contrary to a previous poster's review, the sog factor did not appear to be all grease.) The quality of the ingredients was definitely top notch. The beer selection, while excellent, was $1-2 higher than other establishments in the area which serve those specific brews. Were I to frequent Joe Mama's, I'd like to see that number come a little closer to the local average, even if it met in the middle. It is nice to have another place in town to get decent non-Decent pizza and craft beers, but I see room for improvement. Service was good and prompt. I'll eat there again, but it will be occasional unless something changes.

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