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Back Alley Pizza Joint

22 Main St, 22 Main St, 49406-5200, Douglas, Allegan County, Michigan, Douglas, MI 49406-5200
+1 269-857-7277
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good15%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
22 Main St, 22 Main St, 49406-5200, Douglas, Allegan County, Michigan, Douglas, MI 49406-5200
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Reviewed 4 February 2018

This has to be one of the best "take out" Pizzas in town. There are about 4 different places in Saugatuck Douglas to get pizza, so you have to be pretty darn good to make it as long as they have.

Thank Guy B
David B, Manager at Back Alley Pizza Joint, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2018

Thank you so much for coming in and for your nice review.

Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this pizza place while exploring Douglas. We dropped in to order a pizza, and we're somewhat surprised by how small the place was. There was one table and it was full of another party. When we approached the counter, they seemed taken...More

Thank Katie F
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Our family has ordered pizza from Back Alley for years! It's our go to place when restaurants in town have a two hour wait. Pizza is super tasty! They also offer salad and pasta! Great staff too! We always order and eat our pizza at...More

Thank trisha25teacher
Reviewed 11 November 2017

As the kids would say "It's The Bomb!" The perfect place for a Grab-N-Go which I often like as what I save on tips nearly covers the meal. Economics aside it's great pizza and good people. Eating patio outside which is awesome in the summer....More

Thank Jerome D
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We got 5 large pizzas for a group of people. The pizza was enjoyed by the majority of the people in the group. However, the pepperoni pizza was sorely lacking in pepperoni!! usually only 2 pieces on each large slice of pizza, very disappointing. The...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We couldn't get into a restaurant with our large group so we decided to do take out from here. We were all so happy. The pizza's were fresh and different.

Thank bikingmom
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

After spending a morning at Oval Beach, we pulled into the quaint town of Douglas. We were hungry, and after seeing some reviews on trip advisor, we treked about 50-100 feet off the main street to the Back Alley Pizza Joint. We walked into a...More

Thank Bobbi S
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place and staff very accommodating. Pizza just okay, crust soggy. Had a cheese and sausage pizza, chicken pesto-had a lot going on and tasty but soggy crust, the Douglas social was good added goat cheese but again soggy crust. In a pinch worth it.

Thank ljshaps
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I'd advise a meal here, the local fave for pizza I'm told. Great classics like stuffed cabbage and solid salad options made it a winner for all in my group. Perfect patio, and Bowling!!! Very 1950's vibe. Great Service.

Thank ChristineC813
Management response:Responded 1 September 2017

FYI - This is a review for "Alley's" just up the road from us here in Douglas.

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We made a late night stop and we're wowed by the great pizza. Some traditional combos and a few interesting options. Fresh crust, ingredients and sauce. The garlic cheese bread was to die for!

Thank Pamela M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Main St, 22 Main St, 49406-5200, Douglas, Allegan County, Michigan, Douglas, MI 49406-5200
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Allegan County  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +1 269-857-7277
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