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The Downey Pizza Co.

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9026 Florence Avenue, Downey, CA 90240-3494
+1 562-862-1112
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Whittier, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

They have the best pastrami pizza every and their potato wedges are great. We usually order to go but when we have been there we were welcomed and staff is friendly

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Thank Esther C
Downey, California
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

When you think of pizza you imagine cheese, mushrooms and pepperoni on a flaky thin or thick crust. Well it's time to let your imagination run wild and imagine cheese, pastrami, mustard and pickles on that same flaky delicious crust. This pizza is definitely worth a try and if you like a great pastrami sandwich you are going to thoroughly... More 

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Thank Mark W
Downey, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The thought of a pastrami pizza didn't sound all that great until I had it at Downey Pizza Co. It's an explosion of flavor in my mouth. The pastrami is cooked very well, almost crunchy on the edges. Basically the only thing I eat there along with a salad. For those who enjoy pastrami I highly recommend it.

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Thank Sara-Martinez I
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111 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Located in the heart of Downey, California, The Downey Pizza Company is a local hangout. Lots of televisions, a full bar, and lots of seating, locals will tell you this is the best pizza in town... and its true! I ordered the fried green beans with ranch dressing dip, a Caesars salad and the infamous pastrami pizza. This thing is... More 

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Thank Jason T
Rancho Palos Verdes
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

Who knew mustard replacing pizza sauce. Simply Delicious. Can't just eat one slice. Cool spot in Downey. Around for a while. Nothing fancy. You can even see them prepare the pizzas. A bit loud when you have sports teams celebrations there. Who cares pastrami pizza is great.

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Thank 2Allure
Downey, California
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Our family has been going to the Downey Pizza Co. for over 20 yrs. We always eat at the restaurant, where there are plenty of tables and booths for any number of people in your party. The pizza's are delicious and quality ingredient are used. The pastrami pizza is awesome, each pizza has lots of pastrami, pickles, cheese, and mustard.... More 

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Thank Anna M
Downey, California
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61 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

when they opened it was much better food.. a shell of itself now.. pizza is ok...the customers a much more drunk on week end nights...

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Thank Jordan D
Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We had the best pastrami pizza ever! The crust is crunchy on the bottom and thinner. The edges are fluffy and cooked to perfection. BUT... The toppings are the star! The pastrami pizza has mustard, pickles, and pastrami. It was delicious. I have never had this on a pizza before. I have been missing out!! This place is in a... More 

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Thank lisalU6208AY
Downey, California
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

One of our favorite pizza joints, they are known for their pastrami pizzas which are fantastic but their BBQ chicken is one of our family favorites. Can get crowded on weekends as its a fav for the little league teams.

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Thank Miles Y
Buckeye, Arizona
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88 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

So my sister is a local and suggested this place. We ordered a pastrami pizza and was told that it would be 45 minutes. After 1.5 hours, I called, and the person on the phone stated that the driver has the food and left. 45 minutes later, called back and still no pizza. Cancelled order and was offered a 20%... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9026 Florence Avenue, Downey, CA 90240-3494
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: +1 562-862-1112

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