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Tortugas Pizza

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2801 John Hawkins Pkwy Ste 169R, John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover, AL 35244-3101
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Palm Bay, Florida, United States
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I met up with my nephew when I was stopping overnight at a near by Microtel in 2015 when I was on the Hot Rod Power Tour. I had planned on doing the same this year when I had an overnight stop in Hoover. Unfortunately they are closed Monday, so good pizza night.

Thank Larry W
Hoover, Alabama
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Googled the best pizza in Birmingham about 6 months ago and found this jewel! No competition! The best by far in this area with a very friendly staff! A must if visiting this area, you will be happy you did!

Thank Jerry T
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating a Chicago style pizza pie it was really good I like the atmosphere friendly service

Thank Divine J
Niceville, Florida
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93 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We walked in on a Saturday night 7 minutes before their scheduled close. We apologized for arriving so late to their closing time and asked if we could simply get a pizza to go. The counter person told us our late arrival was not a problem and invited us to take a booth. We thought that was very nice. After... More 

Thank rwethereyet850
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This is 100% authenticity Chicago style deep dish pizza. Couple that with Chicago sports memorabilia all over the walls and good service, a great place to eat. One pizza can feed four people so it's not all that expensive either. I recommend th place for anyone who has been away from Chi town way too long.

Thank Business_Traveler678
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

We've been in the area a couple of times and have made this a stop both times. We enjoy the pizza. Laid back atmosphere and good service.

1 Thank Joel D
Jonesboro, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

We were visiting Birmingham on a business trip and decided to select Tortugas. This was a great atmosphere and a great experience. The food was excellent we had a Chicago style pizza. Caleb who was our server was engaging he was informative and was right on the money when it came to providing top-notch service! I would highly recommend Tortugas... More 

1 Thank Kerry W
Hoover, Alabama
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Super friendly and accommodating team! Love the shop and atmosphere! We tried the deep dish the first time and thin the next. The deep dish is legit, true Chicago style, but if you like that kind, it's really heavy. Thin was ok.....seems the deep dish is their specialty! Worth a trip!

Thank Luvbug1113
Hoover, Alabama
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Love this local pizza spot with thin and thick crust pizza. The spinach salad with homemade dressing is one of my favorites. The owners, Carol and Carlos are very friendly and speak to everyone.

Thank CarolSue1950
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Been several times and always gotten a pizza. This isn't your pizza hut pizza...this is a real deal pizza. My recommendation is to call ahead and order because it will take 45 minutes for the pizza. Once you get it, you will know why. Great service and easy location to get in and out.

Thank Stephen D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $30
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2801 John Hawkins Pkwy Ste 169R, John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover, AL 35244-3101
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: 2054039800

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