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Pizza John's

113 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-3921
+1 410-687-7733
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pepperoni” (25 reviews)
“subs” (33 reviews)
“pasta” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
113 Back River Neck Rd, Essex, MD 21221-3921
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Family has been customers of Pizza John's for the 2nd generation now. Our favorite pizza place to take friends, celebrate family events, of just to have lunch/dinner.

Thank douglascelmer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No doubt, best pepperoni pizza in the state. Consistency is always there, a staple in the Essex landscape for many years and will never let you down.

Thank 528richardi
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Great pizza and subs and their salads are great. Have never got anything here that was not great, but a little pricey for pizza

Thank debinpa3
Reviewed 22 December 2017

An amazing operation that has been here since the 60's. Great pizza and subs--I mean really exceptional--and an astonishingly efficient operation that seats something like 300. Beer and wine available. The place is incredibly clean and well maintained. Walk up to the counter, order, find...More

Thank Don E
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Ayooooo this place is the bomb B! I luv dem slices of pepporonis all up in my mouth yo ma nig the cheese is like the second coming of jesus

Thank Ronald C
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Been very fortunate and have lived and eaten pizza all over the world. People at work kept telling me about Pizza Johns. One of them walked in my office yesterday with a large pepperoni and they were right. It's the best pizza I've ever had!!!!!

Thank shart62
Reviewed 3 November 2017

This place never disappoints. The service is always friendly, the food is always fresh and lots of flavor no matter if you get a sub, platter or pizza. The ice cream is awesome. We never hesitate to go back.

Thank anmiko
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Have not been to Pizza John's in way too many years. Our annual Baltimore vacation we finally decided to try it once again. The best pizza we have had! Perfect sauce, great amount of cheese and cooked just right. We have added Pizza John's to...More

Thank danielsantoni
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Very good pizza. Service poor. Cashiers have no concept of the words “thank you”. Never heard it from any of them. The ladies who bring plates, etc. are obnoxious. They haven’t brought them to our table in months. We’ve had to get them ourselves. We...More

Thank Frank R
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this place for over 40 years and it hasn't changed a bit except a few expansions here and there. The food is always delicious and the restaurant itself is always immaculate. The folks that work there have been there a long...More

Thank JonsVette
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
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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