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Ava's Pizzeria & Wine Bar

409 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
+1 410-745-3081
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“meatballs” (111 reviews)
“pizza” (590 reviews)
“beignets” (30 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
409 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I would highly recommend a stop at this place. WOW! There meatballs and food were very good. We started with a meatball side dish and then had the meat lovers with more meatballs on it. Yummy! Very good place with great eating area in the...More

Thank thetyrrells12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late lunch and adult beverages. The pizza was very good, fabulous crust, as were the beverages ( other than the local wine) service was good not overly friendly for sure, but, fine. Do be prepared when you get your check as it...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just love it here and sitting at the bar - we split a delicious pizza. We did meatball and mushroom. We always meet the best people at the bar. Great way to enjoy St. Michaels's and do not miss stopping in Ava's. We still...More

Thank Patricia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best brick oven pizza in the state! Super friendly service despite being slammed. Seating is a bit tight but worth it for sure!

Thank jaxxxxxxxxxx9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Husband got a pizza and I got tomato bisque soup to go.Both we excellent, but pizza was expensive. They do have a parking lot out back, which matters in St. Michaels.

Thank susan f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Italian/American dining in St. Michaels. The ribs and Mediterranean deep dish pizza were great at this restaurant in an old house right in Talbot St. the Wine list was nice and the staff was friendly. We sat upstairs and it was ideal for catching...More

Thank Gypsytransplant
ceabiscuit, Owner at Ava's Pizzeria & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for coming. Glad you enjoyed! Please note in the future we have an entire gluten free menu. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The name of this place does not match the experience. This place was recommended by our hotel and we were not disappointed. The pizza is wonderful but their tomato soup and meatballs were also excellent. Ww didn’t have time to return for another meal over...More

Thank Elaine R
ceabiscuit, Manager at Ava's Pizzeria & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in. Glad You enjoyed!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had lunch one day while visiting St Michaels. Ordered two glasses of the Famiglia Malbec and then the Damains Wasabi Oysters, which we thought were a little over breaded. But then we ordered Ma's Meatballs. We only ordered 2 and we were glad we did!...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Super, fun restaurant, buzzing and busy atmosphere. Excellent service. Delicious Pizza. Good parking too. Thank you for a great experience. We shall be back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wine bar was bustling - ask to be seated in the charming back room. Many specialty pizzas - we had the white - homemade fresh mozzarella with crispy prosciutto. The barbecue shrimp appetizer was to die for - definitely misnamed - more like a voodoo...More

Thank kl1smith
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Cindy W
16 July 2017|
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Response from TammyGordon | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. It's more of a restaurant than straight pizza shop.
1 April 2017|
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Response from ceabiscuit | Property representative |
Yes. It's small and can be noisy but it is family friendly. Please be sure to use our call ahead list to reduce your wait time as we do not take reservations. Thanks!
12 March 2016|
Response from ceabiscuit | Property representative |
We have a call ahead list. Call 410-745-3081 an hour before and we ll put you on the list. We ll also text you when your table is ready. Please call if you have any questions. Thanks !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 South Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD 21663
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Talbot County  >  St. Michaels
  • Phone Number: +1 410-745-3081
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