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Joel's Pizza Palace

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1028 Bloomingdale Ave, Valrico, FL 33596-6105
+1 813-661-4191
12:00 - 20:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Joel has been around forever and knows his stuff. Started decades ago making pizza and building relationships at Wizeguys Pizza in Brandon by the movie theatre. Now? Has his own place with the same family feel and great food. I'll give him a perfect rating because he has never forgotten my family or names and sits next to you to... More 

Thank Safraz S
Valrico, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We have dined in, had carryout and even used them for large events. Pizza is goood and wings are too. I have used the wings numerous times when hosting large parties. Nothing fancy for the decor and cannot handle large groups.

Thank designconcierge
Brandon, Florida
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I had been looking for an authentic pizza place in Brandon/Valrico for years. We had one on Hwy 60 that came pretty close to Joels, but it was missing something. JOEL himself. This man is so down to earth,& will acutally look right at you and say, " what do you want'? If it's not on that menu and I... More 

Thank nursejoanna57
Freeport, Maine
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

I don't hand out 5 stars easily or often. This is a small family-run, strip-mall pizza joint. The absolute best Sicilian pizza crust I have ever eaten. Lovely and crisp on the bottom with just the perfect amount of doughyness under the toppings. My friends had the thin crust and it was also perfectly executed. Fran, who I believe is... More 

Thank BistroBill147
Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent Italian foods prepared by friendly people. Pizza has an excellent New York like taste and crispy crust. Good prices. Very casual.

1 Thank psafara
Tampa, Florida
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

I eat here once a week and its delicious every time! We've tried many pizza places, but this is at the top of our list!

Thank ADDIEbTrippin
Dover, Florida
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Solid little mom and pop pizza place with an interesting take on chicken wings. Easy to find in strip mall. Clean and bright with fast friendly service.

Thank jamesfnbond
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118 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I've had pizza and calzone take out and I love it here. This day we had some friends visiting from out of town so we brought them here for lunch/ dinner. I asked the young girl what we could order and she said anything on the menu. I ordered the chicken Franchese , wife ordered spaghetti and clam sauce guests... More 

Thank Bushman1
Tampa, Florida
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Joel's in within range of 3 different franchise pizza factories, 1 of which is a lot closer to my house.. but I'll choose Joel's over the others any day. Great pizza, love the Garlic knots!!

Thank JL I
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Everyone at the restaurant was really nice! Great food and service! We've dined in and picked up. Thus far, Joel's is our favorite!

Thank Val M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1028 Bloomingdale Ave, Valrico, FL 33596-6105
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Valrico
  • Phone Number: +1 813-661-4191

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