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Pizza John's

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113 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-3921
+1 410-687-7733
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant was clean the Aviance for sub shop was fairly nice. I didn't like the fact that they didn't have any waitresses. You had to place your order at the counter and wait for your number to be called. Quality of the food was average but I thought the prices were high for what you got. You could eat... More 

Thank Franksl550
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose take out. Nice ambiance waiting. A very busy well established local favorite. Lite music played outside on speakers that also announced your order when ready. They sell their own pre-made pizzas to cook at home as well. Menu is extensive with salads, pasta dishes, sandwiches. This is an upscale pizza operation well worth stopping at.

Thank Bob S
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza here is thin and tasty. If you like pepperoni, they use tiny one that get real crispy. I usually get their pizza because it is so good. On occasion I get a sub and have never been disappointed. Check them out. You will enjoy!

Thank Dave W
Baltimore, Maryland
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food everytime. Always a huge crowd every night. Worth the short wait! If you don't like pizza they have other things on menu too...and they are all good! Just remember. ..they are closed on Mondays. LOVE that pizza!!!

Thank Winky B
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held my daughter's baby shower in the private room. The staff was wonderful to work with and the room was spacious and clean. Of course, the food was delicious!

Thank BlueWater16
New Freedom, Pennsylvania, United States
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151 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. Plenty of parking and easy to get to. Place gets busy at lunch time and nights, beware. Service is efficient and profesional. This is a pizza/sub shoppe on steroids. Moderately priced with a full menu that can be seen on their website. Pizza is the way to go. All toppings are good but if you order too... More 

Thank Kevin B
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best Pepperoni pizza I have ever had. I am a fan of thinner crust and just the right amount of grease from the cheese. I got a 16 inch pepperoni pizza and the edges turn up in the over creating a crisp edge on the pepperonis. YUM. It's around $20 for a 16 inch one topping pizza so while I'm... More 

Thank Jdavis1969
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My colleagues and I had field work in the area and was looking for a quick tasty bite. I ordered a slice of veggie pizza with olives, mushroom & bell pepper toppings. The pizza is yummy, thin crust and not greasy. The service was quick too.

Thank Josephine B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Harford County, but my girlfriend's family is in Essex, I had they're pizza which is some of the best I ever had. I work all over Maryland and hands down, they've got the best Italian cold cut I've ever had. The perfect amount of really fresh ingredients on a fresh roll. What's not to love

Thank Paul B
Middle River
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

We go here all the time We take our friends from out of town and they love it We are so lucky to have this restaurant in our area They are very organized and have great service We go there to celebrate special occasions and we are never disappointed with our meal !

Thank doreenlynnr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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: +1 410-687-7733

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