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The Pizza Joint

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3246 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29204-4023
+1 803-454-1743
11:00 - 00:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Wed 11:00 - 11:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

Don't waste your money at the Pizza Joint on Forest Drive!!! THEY ARE AWFUL!!!!!! Waited an hour for them to "find" my pizza in the back of the restaurant. They made me pay FULL PRICE for a cold pizza!!! HORRIBLE!!! Never again!!!

Thank spookydooky13
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

I stopped here for a business lunch and really enjoyed the pizza. I haven't visited this pizza spot in a while and my taste buds enjoyed the reunion. I thoroughly enjoyed my slice of cheese pizza. I also had a slice of pepperoni pizza, but they were like mini pepperonis that were bubbled up when heated. I wasn't a fan... More 

Thank Caleb M
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Been here 2 times with my family. Both times the wait was a bit longer than expected. The food was decent each time. Had stromboli and pizza. Good sauce! Unfortunately the last visit I used the restroom after eating before our long tide home. What an ugly and nasty sight! I'm sorry but I would not let my dog go... More 

Thank c12pilot
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Generosity of portions is the watchword at The Pizza Joint, unique, flavorful, not so much. Large pizza slice in the lunchtime special with a half sandwich is probably enough for two. For one its a take home or a pig out. The pizza was okay as was the sandwich but there are better pizza's in Columbia. Atmosphere, service all good,... More 

Thank David R
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

My husband is military and we live all around the globe. I am from NY and my mom is from Italy. We recently ate at a horrible and expensive "Italian" restaurant in Columbia so I was Leary to try another in the area. This place is inexpensive and the real deal! The food is all freshly made and soooooo good.... More 

Thank urspecialk
Helena, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

After trying the Pizza Joint in Augusta while visiting friends, I was so excited that there is one in Columbia. Unfortunately, I was disappointed. I got a to go order with a salad, bread sticks, and pizza. The breadstick and pizza dough was dense, it reminded me of soft pretzels. Service was friendly, order was ready quickly.

Thank cbehnke
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

I love this place! They have a good selection of draft beer and huge slices of pizza. If you like floppy delisciousness with a variety of toppings DO IT! They have a veggie pizza, white pizza, and buffalo chicken pizza so good you would lick the plate! And you can't beat the prices! The staff is nice and are always... More 

Thank dperham
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Pizza crust was burnt and crust was super greasy and soggy , Garlic knots were tough . Got a To go order but wasn't acknowledged immediately! Will not go there again. Waste of money.

Thank Damaris V
Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

Boy is that great pizza, the pizza crust is amazing....Loved "The carnivore" We tried the varies types of beer...This is now our number one choice for Pizza in Columbia...You will probably have to wait for booths/tables..Just bring your patience it will be worth the wait....

Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Ate there night for the first time. Pizza was excellent, large beer on tap selection, and good place to eat outside. I'll be going back.

Thank donf690

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3246 Forest Dr, Columbia, SC 29204-4023
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Columbia
  • Phone Number: +1 803-454-1743

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?