Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

Matthew's Pizza

3131 Eastern Ave. (S. East Ave.) Send to Phone
410-276-8755 | Menu
Baltimore’s first pizzeria has won a whole new generation of fans to its fluffy-crusted “tomato pies.”
Your Opinion
Add your own review

Local Deals: 120 * 90

Cuisine
Open
Lunch & Dinner daily
Features

* Click here for rating key

  • 5.0 star rating
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
5.0 rating over 3 reviews

Matthew's Pizza Restaurant Review

: Years before pizza became a nationwide sensation, Baltimore had Matthew’s. Founded in 1943 in blue-collar Highlandtown, it was where generations of Baltimoreans tasted their first pizza, and it has remained a favorite ever since. The opening of the Creative Alliance across the street brought the pizzeria a younger group of devotees, willing to wait in line to sit in the old-fashioned dining room, painted with murals of the Italian countryside. The pizza itself is somewhat controversial --- the fluffy, high-rimmed crust sags under heavy toppings, and isn’t the best bet for carryout --- but for many, this is simply what pizza ought to be. Fans can even buy the pies frozen so that they can have a Matthew’s pizza on hand when cravings strike. Huge salads, spaghetti with homemade sausage or shrimp, bountiful subs and homemade sorbets round out the menu.

User Ratings & Reviews for Matthew's Pizza
 



RESTAURANT AWARDS 2016

Sign up to receive the 2016 edition of GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Issue, which will feature the Top 40 Restaurants in the U.S. and more.