Our Menu

Welcome to Pizza John’s located in Essex, Maryland. Established in 1966, Pizza John’s offers pizza, pasta, subs, wings and more for dine-in or carry out. We specialize in pizza, made with the highest quality ingredients, and have been named Baltimore’s Best in numerous publications. Don’t forget dessert and ice cream.

Pizza

Tomato & Cheese
10.35 | 16.50

Sicilian
Thick Crust
11.95 | 19.30

White Pizza
Garlic Butter & Cheese
11.95 | 19.30

Gluten Free Pizza
12-inch only (served on aluminum tray)
14.10

Pizza Slice
Cut from our 16-inch pizza (served 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
2.50 | Toppings .45 ea

Toppings
Pepperoni, Meat Sauce, Sausage, Bacon, Imported Ham, Mushroom, Onions, Green Peppers, Black Olives, Sliced Tomatoes, Pepperoncini, Pineapple, Anchovies, & Banana Peppers
1.60 ea | 2.80 ea (whole)
1.25 ea | 2.10 ea (per half)

Combination Pizzas

The Works
Pepperoni, Meat Sauce, Mushroom, Sausage, Onions, Green Peppers, & Black Olives
17.90 | 26.95

Meat Lovers
Pepperoni, Sausage, Meat Sauce, Bacon, & Imported Ham
17.90 | 26.95

Vegetarian
Mushrooms, Green Peppers, Onions, Sliced Tomatoes, & Black Olives
16.70 | 24.95

Bake-at-Home Pizza
12-inch, available in our lobby, or have them shipped to your door
Cheese: 9.15 | Pepperoni: 10.75
Toppings 1.60 each

Bake-at-Home Pizza

Bake-at-Home Pizza
12-inch, available in our lobby, or have them shipped to your door
Cheese: 10.35 | Pepperoni: 11.95
Toppings 1.60 each

Subs

Served on Homemade Sub rolls . 6″ half | 14″ whole.

Steak
We slice our own Ribeye
8.90 | 16.85

Cheese Steak
American or Provolone Cheese
9.40 | 17.85

Hamburger
100% Beef
7.45 | 13.50

Cheeseburger
American or Provolone Cheese
7.95 | 14.50

Grilled Chicken
(8 oz. half/12 oz. whole)
9.95 | 15.80

Chicken Fillet
Breaded (6 oz. half/12 oz. whole)
7.45 | 12.95

Crab Cake
2 (3 oz.) half/4 (3 oz.) whole – Phillips
18.65 | 36.30

Fried Shrimp
(4 shrimp half/8 shrimp whole)
7.90 | 14.85

Fish Fillet of Haddock
(8 oz. half/12 oz. whole)
8.90 | 15.25

Cold Cut
Spiced Ham, Bologna, Cooked Salami, Genoa Salami, Provolone Cheese, & Oil
7.45 | 13.50

Turkey Breast
(5 oz. half/10 oz. whole)
7.45 | 13.50

Imported Ham
(5 oz. half/10 oz. whole)
6.95 | 12.55

Tuna Salad
Tongol (6 oz. half/12 oz. whole)
6.95 | 12.55

Veggie w/ Provolone or American Cheese
Hot or Cold (3 oz. half/6 oz. whole)
5.45 | 9.85

Foot Long Hot Dog
Beef & Pork Hot Dogs
6.15 | 11.30

Chicken Parmigiana
(6 oz. half)/12 oz. whole)
7.45 | 12.95

Grilled Chicken Parmigiana
(8 oz. half/12 oz. whole)
9.95 15.80

Veal Parmigiana
(6 oz. half/12 oz. whole)
6.65 | 12.25

Meatball
On Heel (2 per half/4 per whole)
6.85 | 13.70

Meatball Parmigiana
Provolone Cheese (2 per half/4 per whole)
7.35 | 13.70

Sausage
(2 per half/4 per whole)
6.85 | 12.65

Pizza Sub
Provolone Cheese & Tomato Sauce
6.35 | 11.65

Standard Additional Ingredients
Provolone Cheese, American Cheese, Banana Peppers, Black Olives
Mushrooms, Pepperoni, Meat Sauce, or Green Peppers

.50 half | 1.00 whole

Premium Additional Ingredients
Pizza Cheese or Bacon
1.00 half | 2.00 whole

Side Orders

French Fries
3.25

French Fries with Gravy
Gravy served on the side
.75

Real Onion Rings
4.05

Chicken Tenders
Served with Honey Mustard or BBQ Sauce
7.95

Breaded Mushrooms
4.75

Mozzarella Sticks
5 per order, served with Tomato Sauce
5.45

Calamari
Phillips, served with Tomato Sauce
8.95

Garlic Bread
7 slices
4.05

Garlic Bread with Cheese
5.30

Macaroni & Cheese
4.35

Wings

Mild, Hot Buffalo, Old Bay, BBQ, or Naked. 1 flavor per order.
Served with celery and your choice of Blue Cheese or Ranch.

6 Wings
8.95

12 Wings
15.25

50 Wings
Limit 2 flavors per order
56.00

Pasta

All dishes include Homemade Italian Bread, Butter, & Grated Cheese.

Spaghetti
With Homemade Tomato or Butter Sauce
8.50

Rigatoni
With Homemade Tomato or Butter Sauce
8.50

Shells
With Homemade Tomato or Butter Sauce
8.50

Ravioli
(6) Cheese, (6) Meat, or Half & Half (3 of each)
10.85

Stuffed Shells
(4) Ricotta, Mozzarella, & Parmigiano Cheeses
11.25

Manicotti
(3) Rolled rectangular-shaped pasta, stuffed with Ricotta, Mozzarella, & Parmigiano Cheeses, & seasoning
12.50

Veal Parmigiana
Served with choice of Spaghetti, Rigatoni, or Shells
11.95

Chicken Parmigiana
Served with choice of Spaghetti, Rigatoni, or Shells
11.95

Lasagna
Ground Beef, Pork, Ricotta, Mozzarella, & Parmigiano Cheeses
12.15

Gnocchi
Made with Fresh Potatoes
10.75

Platters

All platters include Homemade Italian Bread, Butter, & Grated Cheese. Served w/ Choice of 2 Vegetables: Peas, Corn, French Fries, or Lettuce & Tomato.

Chicken Fillet
3 (3 oz.) plump, tender Chicken Breasts
11.75

Fish Fillet of Haddock
2 (4 oz.) Haddock
13.10

Fried Shrimp
8 Shrimp per platter
13.65

Crab Cake
3 (3 oz.) Phillip’s Crab Cakes
28.65

Seafood
1 (3 oz.) Phillip’s Crab Cake, 4 Shrimp, & 1 (4 oz.) Haddock
20.40

Kid’s Meal

For Our Younger Guests

Kid’s Macaroni & Cheese
Includes: Drink, Oreo Cookies, Crayons, & Coloring/Activity Booklet
4.95

Salads

Fresh Ingredients, Made Daily

Garden Salad
6.10

Caesar Salad
With Romaine Lettuce, Parmigiano Cheese, & Croutons
6.70

Chef Salad
With Imported Ham, Salami, & Provolone Cheese
7.90

Add Grilled Chicken
(4 oz.) Added to any salad – your choice, hot or cold
3.45

Additional Ingredients
.60 Each

Additional Dressing
.50 Each

Dressings
Balsamic Vinaigrette, Blue Cheese, Caesar, Creamy Italian, French
Honey Mustard, Lite Italian, Olive Oil & Vinegar, Peppercorn Ranch, & Ranch

Soups

Ask about our seasonal selections

Maryland Vegetable Crab
Served with Crackers
Bowl: 5.95 | Quart: 17.75 (hot or cold)

Cream of Crab
Served with Crackers
Bowl: 6.25 | Quart:18.65 (hot or cold)

Desserts

Cannoli
Vaccaro’s Shells & Cream
4.70

Tiramisu
Imported from Italy
5.50

Assorted Italian Cookies
1 lb., from Gabriella’s of New York
10.70

Chocolate Chip Cookie
4 oz., baked fresh daily
1.80 ea. | 5.05 (3 pack) | 10.10 (6 pack)

Black Bottom Cupcake
2.30 ea. | 6.80 (3 pack) | 13.20 (6 pack)

Chocolate Fudge Cake
5.95

Carrot Cake
5.25

Cheesecake
Flavors: Plain, Black Bottom, Cookies & Cream, & Strawberry Swirl
5.25

Hand-Dipped Ice Cream
Cup, Cone (Sugar, Cake), or Waffle Cone (add .75)
1 Scoop: 3.75 | 2 Scoops: 5.75

Milkshake
16 oz. Flavors may vary. See our menu board for today’s flavors.
6.45

Ice Cream & Milkshakes

Hand-Dipped Ice Cream
Cup, Cone (Sugar, Cake), or Waffle Cone (add .75)
1 Scoop: 3.75 | 2 Scoops: 5.75

Milkshake
16 oz. Flavors may vary. See our menu board for today’s flavors.
6.45

Soft Drinks

Soft Drinks
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Mug Root Beer, Mountain Dew, Tropicana Pink Lemonade, & Fresh-Brewed Iced Tea (Sweetened & Unsweetened)
Small: 1.70 (16 oz.) | Medium: 2.20 (22 oz.) | Large: 2.80 (32 oz.) | Pitcher 6.75 (64 oz.)

Apple Juice
15 oz.
3.35

Spring Water
16.9 oz.
1.85

San Pellegrino Sparkling Mineral Water
16.9 oz.
2.95

Milk
16 oz.
2.45

Chocolate Milk
16 oz.
2.75

Coffee
8 oz., regular or decaf
1.85

Hot Tea
8 oz.
1.85


House Wines
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chianti, Sangria, Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, Pinot Grigio, & Moscato
5.95 glass | 12.25 ½ Carafe | 21.95 Carafe | 28.50 Bottle

Bartenura Moscato
Light, slightly sweet, 1.5L bottle
27.25

Kendall Jackson Chardonnay
1.5L bottle
25.25

Kendall Jackson Merlot
1.5L bottle
32.00

Kendall Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon
1.5L bottle
36.50

Beer

DRAFT BEER

Domestic Beer
Budweiser, Coors Light, Miller Lite, Yuengling, & Killian’s Irish Red
Draft: 4.25 | Pitcher: 12.75

Premium Beer
Flying Dog Pale Ale & Samuel Adams Boston Lager
Draft: 4.75 | Pitcher:14.50

Draft beer also available in 32 oz. & 64 oz. refillable growlers. Also sold empty.

BOTTLED BEER

Domestic Bottled Beer
Budweiser, Bud Light, Coors Light, Miller Lite, & Michelob Ultra
Bottle: 3.60 | 6-Pack 7.95 (to go only)

Premium Bottled Beer
Corona, Heineken, Peroni, & Stella Artois
Bottle: 4.45 | 6-Pack: 9.95 (to go only)

Wine

HOUSE WINES

House Wine Selection
Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Chianti, Sangria, Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, Pinot Grigio, & Moscato
Glass: 5.95 | ½ Carafe 12.25 | Carafe 21.95 | Bottle 28.50

PREMIUM WINES

Bartenura Moscato
Light, slightly sweet, 750 ml bottle
27.25

Kendall Jackson Chardonnay
750 ml bottle
25.25

Kendall Jackson Merlot
750 ml bottle
32.00

Kendall Jackson Cabernet Sauvignon
750 ml bottle
36.50

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