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Pizza John's

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113 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-3921
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

These guys have been here since they started as a walk up stand in the 60's. Now they seat over three hundred. When was the last time you saw a pizza place that DIDN'T have to deliver to survive? Doughs, sausage, sauces, all are made fresh on site. The Pizza is one of the best we've ever had. Also great... More 

Thank Don E
Essex, Maryland
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been here plenty of times, so I figured I should review it. This place is a local fixture. People come from all over to eat here. The pizzas are loaded with toppings. The subs are equally full of yummy ingredients. The staff is always so friendly and helpful. They serve alcohol, wine and beers. They even have an ice... More 

Thank Markoshannon
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent pizza and subs all there food is great.We eat here a couple times a month, best pizza in Essex and Dundalk, hands down!

Thank jem1253
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome pizza and great cheese steak...Friendly and professional staff.. If you have not been to Pizza John's, well your missing out...

Thank John W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pizza John's is a great place for casual dining and great food. Service is outstanding but the only complaint that I would have is ordering can get a little crowded and confusing of who is in line and who is waiting for carry out. When we were there our waitress was Jeanine and she did a great job never pushy... More 

Thank Glenn S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came in with 3 teenage boys and my daughter. 2 large pizzas cooked to perfection was just enough to satisfy their hunger. And the service was just as good as the food. A little more pricey than your typical pizza joint. But the quality of the food and service is well worth the extra expense

Thank jeep2525
York, Pennsylvania
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83 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

I am so appreciative for the person who suggested a visit to this eatery. Walking in we were greeted by several smiling faces behind the counter eager to take our order. I am glad I asked about the full size subs because they are huge! We settled for a half-sized fish sub and chicken parm sub. Both were quite filling... More 

Thank whpiman
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

All of the food is amazing. It does get very busy and sometimes you do have quite a wait but it is worth it.

Thank Tammy H
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Best Pizza in Maryland!!!!! A regular stop for all of my family and friends who grew up in the Essex area. If you have never been, you must check this place out...

Thank Scott H
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

Best Pizza hands down. Fast service, family oriented and the place is clean. We are regulars here and always have fast professional service. Not only great pizza, but great subs!

Thank ssmith2702

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 113 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-3921
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: 410-687-7733

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