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Joseph's Pizza

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7947 Oxford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111-2224
+1 215-722-7000
Today
12:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 21:00
Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Sarasota, Florida
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77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

From the moment I walked in I knew this place was different! This is old school Philadelphia at its best. I was immediately greeted with a smile and this was followed by exceptional service and one perfectly cooked pepperoni pizza! A man named Steven was attentive and ran a tight ship. If you are in Fox Chase definitely stop in... More 

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Thank Gretchen M
Philadelphia
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215 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

This old school pizza place needs a Restaurant Impossible update. On our visit, the booths were worn out and taped and the whole place dirty. The decor is thirty years old and needs to go in the dumpster. Our pizza was marginal and the sandwiches only slightly better. With all of the pizza places in this area, you can do... More 

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Thank Railhistoryfan
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

This place has a nice atmosphere with a good size menu. The prices don't knock your socks off. My family recommends the pizza fries!

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Thank 925maurab
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

We have been going to Joseph's for many years and I have never did an evaluation for them. First, the menu is extensive and well priced for any selection. Food is above average and served promptly. A must stop for area travelers.

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Thank Jerry B
Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Well prepared dishes and pizza all served hot by experienced staff. Thin or regular crust are available.

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Thank Sunidey
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149 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2015

What was good in the 1980's is terrible today. They've lost it big tome. Pizza is terrible. Ellio's is better! Don't go back, you will kill the memories!

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Thank Rudyfs2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015

Just back in Philly and stopped for a pie at Josephs. Loved the sauce and cheese. The pie crust was kinda fluffy, not bad just not thin crust crisp. I enjoyed the pie as did my partner but will probably try someone else next. I will return to try their cheesesteaks which smelled and looked terrific.

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Thank BFAW2
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

Still going after all these years (37) but may have just been there for the final time and know I will miss the pizza, cheesesteaks, salads, etc. The decor, which at one time was exciting, is now old & dirty. The ceiling is filthy by the vents Will not return 4 this reason, sorry. Needs a good cleaning.

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Thank Bob S
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Wow, used to be very good, now pizza steaks are low quality. No much meat, stale rolls, no flavor, not baked as all good pizza steaks should be.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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116 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014

We have been favoring Vincent's in Rockledge over Joseph's because the food is much better and Vincent and his family are glad to serve you. We haven't been to Josephs in a while and thought we would give it a try. We had just arrived back from North Carolina, and I felt like having a beer with dinner, so we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Delivery
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7947 Oxford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19111-2224
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-722-7000

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