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Isabella's Brick Oven

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221 South High Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
+1 410-962-8888
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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123 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Based on what I read on TA, this was supposed to be the gem of Baltimore's Little Italy. We had a pizza which, without being bad, definitely lacked taste. It was just OK. Staff is nice, place is tiny but pleasant, but their pizza is very far from being the best ever.

Thank Jongeli
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What more can i say? This was the best restaurant experience i have ever had! The service was great and the pizza was that much better! This is a must eat when your in Baltimore!

Thank ameliaisland4life
Level Contributor
19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Best Italian sausage I've eaten in a long while. Pizza was also dynamite! Must visit next time I'm in town.

1 Thank Michael N
Exton, Pennsylvania
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101 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

ordered takeout from here (pizza, salad, cheese plate appetizer) and got it delivered to our hotel in the inner harbor. food was terrific. would order again!

1 Thank tdsisum
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Every time we are in Baltimore we make it a point to stop here for lunch. It is a must and the home made pasta salad is to die for.

1 Thank Whitney B
Fort Worth, Texas
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93 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We were wandering around little Italy and wanted something quick but not too heavy. We stopped in this spot due to the great reviews. There are very few tables, 4 tables and 2 stools looking out of the window. To say this place is small is an understatement! The pizza was great. I wish that we would have ordered some... More 

Thank golfchic_18
Ellicott City, Maryland
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

My daughter and I spent the morning at the aquarium and she requested pizza for lunch. Isabellas's is a short walk from the aquarium. We ordered a traditional cheese pizza and a Jersey boy sub. Both were great. When I was in high school I worked in a pizza joint and have made and cooked thousands of pizza's. This pizza... More 

2 Thank petey9145
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

We were in town for an appointment at the hospital and after we left we hit up Isabellas Brick Oven! It was ABSOLUTELY THE BEST pizza I have ever ate! I got a sub which was wonderful my mom got the pizza I ate a piece later that evening and it was still amazing!!! Also they gave us a cannoli... More 

1 Thank Stacey F
Baltimore, Maryland
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Isabella's has some of the best brick oven pizzas and sandwiches in the city! I highly recommend the Stuarto pizza (add cooked red onions) and the Circa sandwich. The cannolis are good too! There isn't a lot of seating at the restaurant so plan to carry out.

1 Thank TheInvestmentBanker
Saint Louis, Missouri
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Great, authentic Italian foods, friendly staff, wonderful experience. Just like we were going back in time to old Italy!! The sandwiches are made on fresh Italian bread with interesting combinations of ingredients offered. Salads are HUGE, certainly big enough to share. Atmosphere is the best even though seating is limited to a few tables inside the front door. You won't... More 

1 Thank Barb332

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 South High Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Baltimore
  • Phone Number: +1 410-962-8888
Since opening in 2006, Isabella's Brick Oven has gained a reputation that is praised among locals and travelers alike. Our numerous awards include being named Baltimore Magazine's Best in Pizzas, Sandwiches, and Carryout. The Baltimore Sun's food critic gave us their highest rating and we've been voted reader's favorite in The City Paper. Come by and check out our great food, fast & friendly service, and terrific prices every day of the week. Even though we are a small corner store in the heart of Little Italy, you can eat in at one of our few tables or sit on the benches outside and meet our friendly locals or head out back and enjoy the public Bocce Court. Come experience why we get such great ratings for yourself!

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