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Potomac Pizza?

laurentobias Jun 29, 2006 03:54 PM

Potomac Pizza is opening in Chevy Chase (http://www.potomacpizza.com/) this weekend - apparently they already have three stores... has anyone been? Is it any good? What's the style of pizza?


  1. Chocolatechipkt Feb 21, 2007 08:31 AM

    I think the pizza there (from the Ch. Ch. location) is fine. It's not nec. exciting, but they're not Domino's or Papa John's etc and they deliver.

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    1. re: Chocolatechipkt
      Jeserf Feb 21, 2007 08:58 AM

      ...good point - if you're going to get pizza delivered, it's nice to have the option of a locally owned/run business.

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      Jeserf Feb 21, 2007 08:12 AM

      a pizza at Potomac is about the same price as 2 Amys.
      Tough call!

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        solidwing15 Feb 21, 2007 07:55 AM

        I've heard a lot about Potomac Pizza but since I WORK there (Chevy Chase) I figure I'd share some input. First off the prices, although we're a little more expensive than other competing pizza places I'd like to point out the effort put into when offering our services. For example, our kitchean prep makes nearly everything that goes into our food. We don't use some generic tomato paste where you heat and add water to that Dominos or Pizza Hut puts on their pizza. As for Papa Johns and that fresh ingredients crap we exceed them by keeping an eye on our raw ingredients that go into making our food. Along with this I'd like to point out we offer Free delivery and while dining in we offer a wide selection of beverages to go along with your meal. We offer drinks ranging from wines (reds/whites), beer all on draft, soda, and of course the good old healthy juice and milk for the kids. One more factor Id like to add is at all our locations we offer a clean and healthy enviroment to dine at unlike other restuarants whose public facilities and dining room are absolutely filthy.

        1. Terrie H. Sep 8, 2006 12:00 AM

          eh... it's ok and better than Dominoe's etc., but I failed to find why people raved.

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            aaronhirsch Sep 7, 2006 05:30 PM

            I just ate there for lunch. It was surprising to see such a basic pizza joint in posh Chevy Chase. It's basically just another pizza place with the parmesan and pepper flake dispensers on the table, and possibly a half step up. Great, speedy service, but the pizza is really nothing special.

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            1. re: aaronhirsch
              johnb Sep 7, 2006 10:23 PM

              I used to live near the original location in Potomac Village. I never understood why they did as much business as they did--in those days at least, Tally Ho across the road had much better pizza. I think it is another example of how location and visibility trump quality every time.

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              Pappy Jun 29, 2006 05:34 PM

              I work next door to the one in Potomac, and take home a pizza probably once a month. I like it. The crust is a little thin in the middle, but nicely chewy on the outside. Sauce is a good balance of sweet and spicey. Toppings are pretty good too, and not too heavy or too sparse. Prices are reasonable for this neighborhood, which is not to say cheap. Sure beats any delivery, but comes up a little short of Vaci.

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                wookyluvr Jun 29, 2006 04:08 PM

                I've gone to the one in Gaithersburg for years. It's edible, nothing exciting.

                1. Meg Jun 29, 2006 03:59 PM

                  I was there years ago to the original shop and LOVED it. Have been longing to return, but it's just not convenient from NovA.

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