We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

John's Tavern & Pizza

$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
221 N. Franklin, Port Washington, WI 53074
+1 262-284-5581
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

40 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Showing 40: English reviews
Port Washington, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great pizza and Apps! Sometimes we just order all apps lol!!!! YUM! and they deliver! Sandwiches, Pizza, Fish Fry, Chicken! Love it all!

Thank Rebekah L
Port Washington, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We have given this a number of tries with the same bad experience. They just cannot get the pizza crust right. It has a soft texture and does not appear or taste cooked. Also, went there with a group of six and had one order of chicken. When the rest of the orders were served, the server came over to... More 

Thank j f
Port Washington, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Best pizza I have had since the early 80's. Sometimes really busy, but most times worth the wait! I always get the food to go-always fresh hot and delicious!

Thank Mike G
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Usa
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I have never been disappointed by John's Pizza. I have compared them to all other pizza places in the area and they won hands down! Consistent quality and service and honestly great pizza. They also pass the cold pizza test!

Thank Mary B
Port Washington, United States
Level Contributor
49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

I know that everyone thinks pizza is so easy. Well I am picky and this has been a wonderful pizza for years. Enjoy the rest of the menu as well. Pizza is so great

Thank Garyr S
Level Contributor
69 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

we were walking down the block headed for another restaurant and decided to stop in. everything was good. food and service. I don't think youwill be disappointed.

Thank clipper13
Peoria, Illinois
Level Contributor
17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

not only is this Really good pizza, it is 2 blocks from the hotel and they were open on the 4th of july. Friendly staff, great atmosphere. They usually dont open until after 4:30 and they do have carry out.

Thank Dori F
Level Contributor
58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

This place is very small, and we sat at the largest table in the center of the room. There were other booths and tables in the place. There was a small place that has games to entertain the kids, so my kids were there, and found something to do while waiting. The pizza was wonderful. The lasagna was good. The... More 

Thank rlsmith11
Level Contributor
97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Loved this place. I had the sausage ravioli with marinara....best ravioli because the marinara was outstanding! Others with me had the fried chicken and pizza and said their food was excellent as well. Great, friendly service, nice looking place.

Thank revcruxcorvus
Salem, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Ordered an 8" individual Taco Pizza. Good quality Crust, abundant toppings and prompt service. It's nice to be able to have pizza when travelling for work solo!

Thank FoxRiverRunner

Travellers who viewed John's Tavern & Pizza also viewed

Port Washington, WI
Port Washington, WI
Port Washington, WI
Port Washington, WI
Port Washington, WI

Been to John's Tavern & Pizza? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 221 N. Franklin, Port Washington, WI 53074
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Port Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 262-284-5581

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from John's Tavern & Pizza staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?