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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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Reisterstown, Maryland
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Saturday night the place is busy Ordered at the counter found a table and was called when the order was ready Pizza was good meatball sub wasn't bad The roll was the best Had beer and wine Not bad for casual diner

Thank ray1964
Fallston, Maryland
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Called in for pickup 4 large pizza's on a Friday night and they said about 20 min and right on time. Great service and great pizza, will always return.

Thank Ebdecker0341
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been here many times. The best pizza and cheese steak sub's. Sub rolls and pizza dough are made on site. Can't go wrong with anything on the menu. You might have to wait for a table on Friday and Saturday nights, but it is well worth it!

Thank William H
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

pizza was just ok we thought.... but we decided to give it another try in a few months.... I was told the mushrooms were fresh so ordered them but I would be very surprised if they are fresh mushrooms. I love fresh and dislike canned. These tasted just like canned to me.... and looked like canned.... slimey.... I'm thinking they... More 

Thank wabina
Baltimore, Maryland
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I have enjoyed many pizza establishments and I do LOVE my pizza. Pizza Johns has to be the BEST PIZZA this side of the Atlantic Ocean! Take the time to visit Maria and the entire staff. From the food to the atmosphere there is no comparison. The Large Pizza is more than enough for 3. Love it, Love it, Love... More 

Thank Scott H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

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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133 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 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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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 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
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016

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 

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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, 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?