Tortugas Pizza

$$ • Pizza

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2801 John Hawkins Pkwy, Birmingham
(205) 403-9800

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I have been wanting to try this place for a while. It did not disappoint. Even though they were very busy for a weeknight, Staff were friendly and the quality of the pizza was amazing. Locals really seem to like this place so that’s usually a good sign. First… the smell when you walk in is delicious! The quality of the ingredients makes a difference. I only tried the Chicago stuffed pizza. Excited to bring the family back to try more.

My son was playing in a baseball tournament in Hoover, and there was a lengthy rain delay. We took the opportunity to try Torguas Pizza, which is a short drive from the Hoover Metro complex. The deep dish, Chicago pizza was wonderful. There's a video on the restaurant's website showing them assembling one of these deep dish pizzas. It's almost like a calzone. Definitely worth a visit!

This is where Birmingham comes for Chicago style pizza. It begins with a rich, buttery crust. Chicago pizza is HEAVY, but this crust holds up under the weight. That's important because what follows is cheese, toppings, more cheese, more toppings, finished with house made tomato sauce. It's not a quick process. It may take 45 minutes to an hour to prepare. The result is a dense, cheesey, gooey, salty, meaty explosion of flavor unrivaled in Alabama (and arguably better than Chicago's...read full review

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Hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11AM - 8PM
Thursday 11AM - 8PM
Friday 11AM - 8PM
Saturday 11AM - 8PM
Sunday Closed

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