Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 22 ratings

601 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201

(803) 256-0033
93% of 16 votes say it's Celiac friendly
Notes
"Over 20 Gluten Free options including Gluten Free Dough"
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    4 ratingJuly 22, 2015

    Great tasting pizza and fun place to eat. Only reason I give 4 stars instead of 5 is because many of their toppings are not GF. For example the pepperoni is not GF. So just be warned to check topping GF list before building your pizza. Flagged as not celiac friendly because they did not appear to use different pizza trays or cooking space.

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    5 ratingJune 09, 2015

    Went to Uncle Maddio's after seeing it on this app! I have not had pizza since being gluten free. Wow! Not only was the pizza delicious, but the staff was friendly and knowledgeable about food allergies. Will be returning often!

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    5 ratingMay 22, 2015

    We stopped here on a road trip through the area. The staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about their policies for avoiding cross contamination. My celiac three year old loved her pizza. It was one of the best gf crusts we've tried. This place was very family friendly. We would stop here again if back in the area.

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    5 ratingApril 27, 2015

    Amazing, they know what they are doing. Go there if you want great servers very knowledgeable about food allergies

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    5 ratingFebruary 21, 2015

    Delicious pizza with tons of GF toppings. Staff is trained about cross-contamination. Great lunch spot close to campus.

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    5 ratingFebruary 17, 2015

    This place is amazing. We don't live in Cola but have to be at the children's hospital often with my little boy. My husband has to run and find me gluten free food daily which is difficult. This pizza was amazing and they even sent me a free gluten free dessert when they learned we were in the hospital. Most importantly, it tasted great and I didn't get sick. They are very knowledgeable and careful. I will eat there again for sure!

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    5 ratingDecember 26, 2014

    The gentleman who waited on us explained to me how they do things (they change their gloves, different pans, utensils, etc). When I told him I also have a dairy allergy he was able to let me know what else I couldn't have on my pizza. This is one of the few places I have been that I felt confident in the abilities of those who made my food. We live over an hour away but we will be back again!!

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    5 ratingSeptember 17, 2014

    Had a horrible experience with gluten free pizza about 5 years ago so I was taking a risk by going here but their pizza was delicious!! really wish I had known about this place sooner!

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    5 ratingAugust 19, 2014

    Our favorite pizza place in Columbia. They are very careful to provide gluten free pizza and they do everything right on front of you (which is a plus in my book).

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    5 ratingJuly 10, 2014

    New favorite pizza place!!!! They have very gluten educated and friendly staff, and their food is delicious. They have their menu marked with gluten free options- they have gluten free pizza dough, most of their salad dressings and pizza sauces are gluten free, they have gluten free meats marked, and they have a gluten free dessert! They even had a separate spinach bag so that there isn't cross-contamination. Also, they have a take and bake option, which is great.

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    5 ratingJuly 02, 2014

    The pizza here is great. We ordered 3 different pizzas and did not have any reaction by our one family member that is Celiac. Just be sure to let the staff know and they can help you out.

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    5 ratingJune 29, 2014

    What a great find. All the reviews were spot on. tried the bbq chicken pizza and it was delicious. My non GF family loved the food too. The staff was friendly and so courteous. Wish there was one in PA

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    5 ratingJune 23, 2014

    There are so many unknowledgeable restaurant staff out there when it comes to gluten free, but not at Uncle Maddio's Pizza. I was so impressed! Staff were very knowledgeable and explained to us every step they take to prevent cross-contamination with wheat. They are very thorough. The pizza was completely gluten free. Will definitely go back.

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    5 ratingApril 24, 2014

    The staff was so knowledgeable and explained/showed me every step they take to prevent cross contamination. The pizza was amazing and service was wonderful. Will definitely be back, highly recommend!

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    5 ratingMarch 22, 2014

    Yummy! Loved the BBQ chicken pizza

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    5 ratingFebruary 15, 2014

    Best gluten free pizza crust in town! Staff is very knowledgable about gluten free toppings as well. You can even have a "take and bake" pizza prepared. We will definitely be back.

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    5 ratingJanuary 01, 2014

    great pizza!! best pizza gluten free pizza around. they ensure for no cross contamination. my husband loves the regular pizza too. great price, not over priced for the gf!

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    5 ratingJanuary 01, 2014

    careful and knowledgeable staff and very welcoming

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    5 ratingAugust 25, 2013

    Great GF pizza. Staff used separate containers of toppings. Even have a GF dessert option.

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    1 ratingAugust 30, 2015

    1544 Piedmont Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30324

    Absolutely horrible, have gone a couple times to give them the benefit of the doubt but there is cross contamination and staff had no knowledge about gluten. If you have a gluten sensitivity at all don't be fooled by the "gluten free crust".

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    5 ratingAugust 30, 2015

    22000 Dulles Retail Plaza, Sterling, VA 20166

    best gf crust in NoVa! delicious and safe.

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    4 ratingAugust 16, 2015

    1795 Hwy 17 N, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

    This was a good option! Typical pizza joint that happens to have a gluten free crust but does list their gluten free toppings. I opted for the grilled steak and tomato and it was pretty good!

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    5 ratingAugust 13, 2015

    1795 Hwy 17 N, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

    This is by far the best pizza I have ever eaten! The employees take considerable care to prevent cross contamination. Seeing how cautious they were helped me rest easy. I had the peachy keen gf pizza. AMAZING!

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    4 ratingAugust 09, 2015

    1795 Hwy 17 N, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

    Delicious pizza with lots of options. And SO FAST! Your own personal pizza is ready within what seemed like only 10 minutes. But food handling as far as cross contamination wasn't great. They had a separate tub of cheese and separate pans for my fiancé's gluten free pizza but then the guy making our pizzas proceeded to touch my crust (with gluten) and then my fiancé's crust. Overall I was impressed just think the staff needs to be a little more careful!

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    5 ratingAugust 03, 2015

    22000 Dulles Retail Plaza, Sterling, VA 20166

    Wow! Great pizza, great price, even had a glass of wine. Had a pizza with peaches on it. Never had that before. Ecstasy, gluten-free.

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    5 ratingJuly 25, 2015

    3983 La Vista Rd, Tucker, GA 30084

    gluten free (allergy) pizza.

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    4 ratingJuly 25, 2015

    1220 Caroline St NE, Atlanta, GA 30307

    Pretty good GF pizza, though they don't deliver. Protocol includes separate pans and utensils, and a glove change. No reaction from cross contamination, which can sometimes be difficult at a pizza place. Service was a little slow, so giving it four stars. They didn't have our online order ready, but quickly made it when we got there. Good tasting crust and lots of options for toppings.

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2015

    745 Chastain Road Northwest #2000, Kennesaw, GA 30144

    I am a frequent regular and only had one very minor incident where the back end used the wrong knife to cut the pizza. There was a lot of turn over at the time. When I informed the manager, he retained everyone right there in front of me! Also, make sure they disinfect the area. They usually keep my pizza airborne and use ingredients from other areas of the kitchen just in case of cross contamination issues. I go once a week and have been for a year now! Not bad!

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2015

    1795 Hwy 17 N, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

    Excellent GF pizza with staff who paid extra attention to the needs of someone with celiac, and took proper precautions to avoid cross-contamination. Pleasantly surprised me when they used totally separate toppings for the GF pizza! This is a new go-to pizza joint for us!

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    5 ratingJuly 16, 2015

    339 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36830

    Absolutely the best gluten free pizza!!! The staff was exceptionally careful in the preparation of my meal! Will be visiting again soon!!! Thank you Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint!!!

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    5 ratingJuly 10, 2015

    2203 Red Wolf Blvd, Jonesboro, AK 72401

    Maddio's pizza is some of the better GF pizza I have had. The ingredients are fresh. The best part is that the servers know how to prepare your pizza in as clean an environment as possible. They wash hands, change gloves, and even get the toppings from other dishes than are normally used for non-GF pizzas. It is a very kid-involved place, so it can be loud, busy, and sticky in the dining area. FYI.

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    5 ratingJuly 08, 2015

    339 South College Street, Auburn, AL 36830

    Love it. Best gluten free pizza in Auburn.

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    5 ratingJuly 03, 2015

    3122 Mahan Drive, Tallahassee, Florida 32308

    Very knowledge about gluten. GF toppings are in separate containers. Requested aluminum foil on the pizza pans. Pizza was excellent. Best gf pizza yet!

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    5 ratingJune 29, 2015

    4112 Brian Jordan Place, High Point, NC 27265

    We love the Uncle Maddio's chain, and this brand new store in High Point did a great job for us. When we said we needed to be gluten free, we were asked if it was an allergy. We said yes, and the employee immediately got to work wiping down the prep area and changing his gloves. Meanwhile, the manager chatted with us about their procedure and how careful they are to avoid cross contamination. All the ingredients for our pizza were gotten from unopened containers under the counter. Our pizza was delicious, and we enjoyed it so much we ordered a second "take and bake" pizza to take home with us for the next day! We had no reactions at all. Highly recommended.

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    5 ratingJune 28, 2015

    2203 Red Wolf Blvd, Jonesboro, AK 72401

    They always take extra precautions when they hear that I have Celiac Disease. They wipe down the counters, get toppings from fresh containers, use special utensils, and cook it separately. Plus, the pizza is AMAZING!

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    4 ratingJune 25, 2015

    3320 Buford Dr, Buford, GA 30519

    Never gotten sick here. Lots of toppings and salads to choose from. Only crust I've had that's better is Luigi's.

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    5 ratingJune 25, 2015

    1795 Hwy 17 N, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

    Flavorful and Delicous!! Thanks Noah for taking the extra time it took to use separate ingredients. You made my tummy so happy 😀😀😀 Can't wait to go back and try a new flavor.

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    5 ratingJune 22, 2015

    7157 O'Kelly Chapel Rd, Cary, NC 27519

    I've gone several times and have been impressed each time. They pizza is very good and they are very cautious when preparing it. They wipe down counters, change gloves, and use separate toppings (kept in sealed containers in a refrigerator under the counter) when they make gluten free pizza. There are lots of gf toppings for pizza. They also have gluten free salads. The staff is very nice and friendly, and take a lot of care when preparing gf food.

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    5 ratingJune 21, 2015

    371 Newnan Crossing Bypass, Newnan, GA 30265

    They have a whole procedure they teach all of their employees. Regardless of how long it takes; they change gloves, wipe down the counter, get new toppings, and announce that it's gf to prevent contamination. They also have daiya cheese for dairy allergies. Very impressed!

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    2 ratingJune 17, 2015

    3310 16th Street SW, Minot, ND 58701

    Really tasty GF pizza, but stay away if you're really sensitive. The last few times I have gotten sick. They are not careful with preparation. Major cross-contamination. Too bad because it was one of the few places I could eat in Minot.

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    4 ratingJune 13, 2015

    210 Doug Baker Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35242

    Very good pizza and used excellent gluten precautions - wiped down counters and changed gloves before making my gluten free pizza. Also took my topping from separate containers to avoid cross- contamination. They have lots of sauce and veggie options for the gluten free person, but the one draw back was very few meat options; no sausage or pepperoni. They do have steak, chicken, and grilled tofu. I was able to enjoy a tasty jerk chicken pineapple pizza.

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    5 ratingJune 11, 2015

    4112 Brian Jordan Place, High Point, NC 27265

    Went there Tuesday best pizza I have had in North Carolina. They keep ingredients separate and have a special pan for the pizza. Loved it so much we brought friends last night, I ordered build your own salad. The lady changed her gloves ( they did that with the pizza too) and it is made in the back away from everything. Every one was very nice about it. Very impressed. Our friends liked it too

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    5 ratingJune 08, 2015

    4112 Brian Jordan Place, High Point, NC 27265

    I only heard about this place and that they have gluten free pizza crust and 21 GF pizza toppings. I have not been here yet

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    5 ratingJune 06, 2015

    6882 U.S. 90 #1, Daphne, AL 36526

    incredible staff and awesome gluten free options!! and it's significantly less expensive than most gf pizza, not to mention it is much better quality!

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    1 ratingJune 03, 2015

    9745 Hwy 92, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Summer staff?? Has not been properly trained to handle gluten free pizza. Staff member used the same ladle to spoon on sauce and spread onto non-gluten free dough returning ladle to the sauce container and immediately using the same utensil and sauce from the same container onto the "gluten free" pizza.

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    5 ratingMay 30, 2015

    658 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501

    First time eating here and it was fantastic! No worries of any type of gluten contamination and the BBQ Chicken pizza is to die for! Yum!!

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    5 ratingMay 22, 2015

    3320 Buford Dr, Buford, GA 30519

    I am a very sensitive Celiac and when I called ahead to see how they handled gluten free orders, I was impressed at their thoroughly described protocol. When we visited to actually eat there, I was also impressed. They're very careful, they understand cross-contamination and they take very seriously any "allergy" orders. I wasn't going to write a review until I knew how I reacted, but I didn't even get a hint of sickness from contamination or anything. This will probably be our family's go-to gluten free pizza option!

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    5 ratingMay 17, 2015

    7805 Abercorn Street, Savannah, GA 31406

    great pizza. staff very aware.

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    5 ratingMay 16, 2015

    9745 Hwy 92, Woodstock, GA 30188

    Most amazing pizza they use separate ovens and hold the pizza up in the air to prevent cross contamination. They even are dairy free friendly and know all toppings that are gf. Wish they had one where I live I will be getting one on the way out!

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    5 ratingMay 13, 2015

    1795 Hwy 17 N, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

    I am amazed I'm the first to rate this excellent place for celiacs! When I went, the young woman behind the counter was training someone. As soon as I ordered, she asked "allergy or choice?" And when I said allergy, she showed her trainee how to wipe down the counter, change his gloves and ensure nothing else was near my (delicious) GF Greek pizza. Lots of choices of toppings, dough made fresh daily (in a dedicated area), and the crust was actually nice and crispy, with no weird chewy texture like so many other places. I will definitely be back!

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    5 ratingMay 11, 2015

    2521 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144

    VERY knowledgeable about GF needs. As soon as I said Gluten Free, they were changing gloves and washing down the serving line. I had the SW Baja Gf Pizza and I will have it again! There is a large Option for specialty pizzas or you can build your own!

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    5 ratingMay 11, 2015

    2521 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144

    VERY knowledgeable about GF needs. As soon as I said Gluten Free, they were changing gloves and washing down the serving line. I had the SW Baja Gf Pizza and I will have it again! There is a large Option for specialty pizzas or you can build your own!

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    5 ratingMay 09, 2015

    2521 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144

    Rejoice my celiac friends ! As soon as you say gluten free they throw their gloves away, scrub up with soap to the elbow, wipe the whole counter down, pull out a separate gf crust (my non-celiac girlfriend claims it tastes like 'real' pizza), the toppings are kept separate, covered, under the counter. They let everyone know in the kitchen it's gf. The setup is similar to subway with the whole 'assembly line' pizza creation so you can see them make it the whole time ! Also they have no-bake cookies that are super good and gluten free. Seriously the only pizza place I trust to eat as a celiac !! Great pizza !!

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    5 ratingApril 29, 2015

    2521 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144

    Great Pizza!!! Tons of toppings.

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    5 ratingApril 26, 2015

    2521 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144

    great gluten free crust and love their topping choices! will gladly go back.

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    4 ratingApril 20, 2015

    22000 Dulles Retail Plaza, Sterling, VA 20166

    The employees go out of their way to make sure that all GF dedicated ingredients are the only ones used on GF pizzas. They use brand new gloves for every GF pizza order and wipe down the workspace. However, they do cook both GF and non-GF pizzas together - celiac beware.

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    3 ratingApril 12, 2015

    3310 16th Street SW, Minot, ND 58701

    if you really want pizza its good. but the service a thumbs down, theres no communication between the employees and its messy. they didnt know they were out of pesto and had to make it for my order and then we had to ask for my pizza after everyone else was already half way done with theirs.

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    5 ratingApril 10, 2015

    2026 Cumming Highway, Canton, GA 30114

    friendly staff, knowledge about glutens. delicious food

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    5 ratingApril 03, 2015

    745 Chastain Road Northwest #2000, Kennesaw, GA 30144

    They have gluten free and vegan options! They also have all items listed in their website with the allergies they contain. In the store, they have a gluten free menu! Really tasty too!!!!

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    4 ratingMarch 24, 2015

    1690 45th Street South #2, Fargo, ND 58103

    Gluten free friendly, the staff seemed knowledgable but there was a disclaimer on the bottom of the menu that Uncle Maddios was not recommended for celiacs. The sauce was kind of bland. Only 3 meats that were gluten free; chicken, steak, jerk chicken. OK, but I'm not sure I'll return again due to the disclaimer and limited meat options.

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    5 ratingMarch 18, 2015

    658 Dawsonville Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501

    They have a gluten free pizza that is great and take the gluten allergy very seriously careful not to cross contaminate. The food is fresh and very good.

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    5 ratingMarch 15, 2015

    10109 Northcross Center Ct #150, Huntersville, NC 28078

    Best GF Pizza!! Love the Steak & Blue!

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    4 ratingMarch 10, 2015

    8221 Southside Boulevard, Jacksonville, FL 32256

    Really great GF pizza (crust)! They offer vegan cheese as well! (:

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    5 ratingFebruary 25, 2015

    2521 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144

    Staff very accommodating & knowledgeable .. Best gfree crust in the omaha area!! They changed gloves & wiped down area extra well prior to making my pizza.. They also pulled fresh toppings from cooler to avoid cross continuation.. I asked for my crust to be cooked a bit longer to eliminate the soggy crust that sometimes occurs with rice based crusts & it turned out flipping fantastic!! Finally found my go to pizza place.. Thumbs up guys great service & delicious food ❤️

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    5 ratingFebruary 19, 2015

    2521 S 132nd St, Omaha, NE 68144

    GF and vegan options. Staff all trained to wipe down everything, wash hands to elbows, change gloves and get separate gf food items out for our pizzas. Excellent Experience!

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    5 ratingFebruary 07, 2015

    3027 North Druid Hills Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30329

    All the Maddio's I've been to have had great GF crust! And they always ask if it's just a preference, or health reasons.

Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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