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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 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon 11:00 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Ellicott City, Maryland
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 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 18 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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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 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 15 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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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

What a great little corner eatery, we were strolling through little Italy looking for a quick and cheap eat and we found Isabella's! There were 4 adults & 7 kids and we filled every seat they had, with that there is limited seating just so you know. But the food was great, the staff was friendly, and I would return... More 

1 Thank Mike_O_Travel
Irbid, Jordan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Came into the restaurant around 45 minutes before closing. The staff were very nice. The restaurant is small and has only 3-4 tables but a cozy atmosphere. We had a chicken pizza which was good. I've heard this place is famous for its subs but we didn't get the chance to try any.

1 Thank Zaid I
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I guess this is really a delivery or take out place. Restaurant is small only 3 table. The staff has no idea how to treat eat in customers and somehow even though we were 20' from the oven the pizza was cold. Flavor was ok and ingredients were fresh but as a whole nothing great.

1 Thank Charlie D
Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Stopped by with my wife for a casual dinner since we heard this pizza place in Little Italy was good. We liked the tasty pie and they had a lot of great choices. But we found this 3 or 4 table right joint to be a real hole in the wall, with self-serve plates and plastic utensils, and to get... More 

1 Thank paulbrickman1
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

We ate here on a Saturday evening after spending the day in DC with out-of-town company. What a find!!! The pizza was delicious - it was foldable like NY pizza. The sauce was not overpowering and the toppings were generously proportionate. There are only 8 chairs in the restaurant, which is why I suggested getting it to go. We happened... More 

1 Thank TeeDaniels
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Hands down the best pizza I've had in Maryland. Crust, sauce, and cheese are all great quality. Their fresh mozzarella is also delicious! I'd love to try other menu items but I can't NOT get pizza!

1 Thank Amy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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
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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