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Coal Fire Pizza

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5725 Richards Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043-7195
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my favorite pizza in the states. Tastes like what you get in Italy. Prices are good and there is other stuff too. The grilled ceasar salad is AWESOME. Beware, the spicy pizza sauce is pretty spicy.

Thank Peter H
Alexandria, Virginia
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious pizza and great service - awesome happy hour. Greek salad with prosciutto cipolla pizza makes for a great dinner. Tina at the bar makes everyone, new-comers and regulars alike,feel very welcome.

Thank MARK K
Eldersburg, Maryland
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite places to eat pizza. We like the classic sauce with italian sausage. Kids can watch pizza being made at a glass observation area too.

Thank Vicki C
Elkridge, Maryland
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I visit this restaurant several times a year, especially through the summer in order to sit on the outside terrace. Over the years, the coal-fired pizza has been consistently excellent. It is thin enough to be a lighter eat, yet I can flavor the dough. The ingredients (meats, veggies, etc.) are always fresh and flavorful. The terrace overlooks an open... More 

Thank Jaime C
Ellicott City Maryland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

this pizza and sub stop has great thin crust pizza. Try the special sauce. They also serve a nice small side salad.

Thank Doug W
Ellicott City, Maryland
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419 reviews
315 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

I met a colleague here for drinks after work on Friday and had a couple of beers and an order of wings. The wings were very good, sautéed with onions. The bar area was energetic and the servers were very friendly. Will have to come back for dinner with my wife one night.

Thank PHLee7ca
Columbia, Maryland
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52 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

This is my favorite pizza restaurant in this area. Their signature sauce provides unique tomato flavor with a slight spicy kick which I fall in love with.

Thank Woo Seok Y
Windham, New Hampshire
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64 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

As the name suggests they use a coal fire to cook with. We had three pizzas for takeout, Cheese, Pepperoni, and Gluten Free. All pies were of the thin crust variety. First, let me say that the gluten free was not very good. However, we have yet to find a restaurant that has successfully come up with an edible gluten... More 

Thank Steve N
Frederick, Maryland
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

The happy hour was an amazing deal. For about $10 I got a blue moon draft and a 12 inch margarita pizza. The staff was very friendly and attentive. Would definitely return!

Thank Hayley S
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We've lived really close by for a while but decided to stop by last night. The service was great. Our waitress was attentive and took the time to explain some items on the menu. The food came out quickly and was delicious everything we ordered from pizza to salads to wings to spaghetti and meatballs were great. I would most... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5725 Richards Valley Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21043-7195
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Ellicott City
  • Phone Number: 410-480-2625

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