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Pizza John's

113 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-3921
+1 410-687-7733
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pepperoni” (24 reviews)
“subs” (31 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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113 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-3921
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a long day of sightseeing in Washington DC & visiting family, we wanted a quick bite, deciding on pizza. Rather than go with a chain that delivered to our hotel, we consulted Trip Advisor for a place unique to the area. The reviews for...More

Thank Deb55449
Reviewed 12 April 2017

This has to be the cleanest and friendliest place around , not to mention, everything is home made. The Steak for the wonderful sub is sliced fresh. Home made pasta , and dough. Wonderful........

Thank nawoc2016
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Best pizza in the state.. others claim it pizza johns owns it.. polite staff. Beers are a little pricey but it is what it is

Thank E4773JCmatthewg
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely best restaurant I have ever eaten at. Been eating there for over 40 years... best pizza around.

Thank Lisatibo
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Love Pizza Johns! Best pizza in the area! Always hot, fresh and delicious! Their pastas are awesome too! We went here Sunday night for a family dinner. Brought my brother-in-law from Chicago to taste how we do pizza here! He loved it! Thought the sauce...More

Thank Tina G
Reviewed 21 March 2017 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...More

Thank Franksl550
Reviewed 17 March 2017

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...More

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed 12 March 2017 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
Reviewed 11 March 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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