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Isabella's Brick Oven

221 South High Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
+1 410-962-8888
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
221 South High Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon. Very friendly staff. Food came quickly and the brick oven pizza was top notch. Had to wait for a table as this place is very small but the wait for the pizza and table wasn't very long.

Thank Donald A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just popped in for a small pizza. The owner was behind the counter with a LOT of other people in a cramped working space. He was friendly and engaging. He introduced himself and made us feel right at home. The pizza was great -...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good pizza, but rather American style than the thin Italian style. Friendly service and faire prices.

Thank Tilman v
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Second time going to this small place and the pizza is great. Everything seems fresh and just the right amount of toppings. I also tried their mini cannoli and they are outstanding. The place is small so if you want to eat in get there...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I'm not Italian, but if I was I imagine my Grandma would feed me like for lunch like they do here. Everything is FRESH and from scratch. It's a tiny spot but you can dine outside on a bench, or on the bocci court outback.

Thank BillzSpots
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Little whole in the wall....but looks are deceiving. Non-stop local patrons ordering during my visit for a small "Greco" pizza. My pizza was delicious. Sandwiches looked amazing. Absolutely will return!

Thank DSC3520
Reviewed 10 April 2017

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...More

Thank Jongeli
Reviewed 30 March 2017 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
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
Reviewed 4 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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