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Joey Nova's

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5655 Manitou Rd, Excelsior, MN 55331-8567
+1 952-405-2700
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the best place for pizza and pasta that we've found in the area. I like to go on Wednesdays for the spaghetti special. Their pizza sauce and marinara have great flavors. Our grandkids like watching the cooks spin the pizza crust and put it in the ovens. My wife had to stop eating gluten a couple years ago.... More 

Thank talltalesandtravel
Wayzata, Minnesota
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96 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This used to be such a great place. The last few times though it really has been off. Just ordered their fettuccine and a pizza. The total was 30.00 and it was terrible. The pizza had canned olives and where sparse little or no cheese and oily and floppy. The pasta was drenched in butter and just noodles with some... More 

Thank tessalovestravel
Excelsior, Minnesota
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Joey Nova's has the best pizza- hand tossed and freshest ingredients, and if you are an anchovy pizza lover absolutely the best. Great malts and delish pasta dishes. the Joey Nova team provides great service and best attitudes.

Thank in4mation2015
Shorewood, Minnesota
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Friendly staff and great pizza. Joey Nova's is a place for predictably good food in a clean and welcoming environment.

Thank PattiCakes28
Excelsior, Minnesota
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90 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

We love Joey Nova's east coast style pizza. This is a happy place...always busy and lively. We order take-out regularly and eat-in once in a while. It's our family's favorite neighborhood pizzeria. Prices are very reasonable. Portions are large.

Thank HKeyho
Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

As a native New Yorker, I am always on the hunt for good pizza. Joey Nova's is easily the best that I've had in MN. Simply tasty. And finally, a place in MN that offers meatballs as a pizza topping!

Thank Greg C
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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444 reviews
303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

The combo is the perfect dinner option. We can each get our own preference for pizza and salad. The Greek salad is really good. I like the buffalo chicken pizza but you can't go wrong with any of them. The milkshakes are also outstanding. Friendly service. This place is always bustling.

Thank Beth P
1 review
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The food is very very tasty. They use expensive ingredient right down the the oil they saute with. A must visit! Pasta is heavy italian pasta, very good but not a diet to get used to, the pizza is exceptional.

Thank Lincoln P
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Really nice people, really good food. I just wish it wasn't order at the counter type of place. Please also put your hair up when working in a restaurant rather than deliver food with your hair hanging into the food, gross....

Thank tomba_Teemu
Maple Grove, Minnesota
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A friend referred me here after he got tired of me complaining about how there's no decent pizza in Minnesota. I'm an East Coast boy and never find anything as good as New York pizza. I mean, what's with the square slices??!! This is as close as it gets. Huge slices. Just the right amount of topping. I drive from... More 

Thank Elgringo1963

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5655 Manitou Rd, Excelsior, MN 55331-8567
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Excelsior
  • Phone Number: +1 952-405-2700

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