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Tortugas Pizza

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2801 John Hawkins Pkwy Ste 169R, John Hawkins Parkway, Hoover, AL 35244-3101
4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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92 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago 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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27 reviews
13 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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5 reviews
4 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
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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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22 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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11 restaurant reviews
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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
Hoover, Alabama
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The owners are great people who serve great food, lunch is a bargain and don't miss the lasagna, but the pizza thin crust or the Chicago is just simply great. Been to Chicago and New York great pizza's but how much better to just drive around the corner. By the way it was selected as one of the 100 dishes... More 

1 Thank John D
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

I love this place. The service is great. You obviously have to wait a little longer for one of their amazing Chicago style pizzas, but it is well worth the wait. I highly recommend.

Thank Leanne J

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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?