• Joe & Ernie's

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Serves meat, vegan options available. Pizza place with six different vegan pizzas on the menu. Vegan toppings include soyrizo, vegan cheese, vegan pepperoni, and vegan chicken. Open Mon-Thu 11:00am-9:00pm, Fri-Sat 11:00am-10:00pm, Sun 11:00am-8:00pm.

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10 Reviews

First Review by MzJaycee


Points +54

26 Nov 2023

I devour that [censored]

Every time I visit family, I make sure to get a pizza from here. They have a whole section full of pizzas that are vegan! The Ranchera is DELICIOUS!! Like, beans?? On pizza?? Who knew that’d be so good?? I also have many good memories from when I lived here with friends and family associated with this pizza place, and coming back makes me so happy.

Tried giving this place 5 stars, and the app told me that’s only for vegan places. Which, awesome. It’s great the app is doing it because I, too, want more vegan places. Still, if I could give this place 5 stars I would.

Pros: Entire section of vegan pizzas, Knows how to cook vegan cheese, Beans on pizza

Cons: A bit pricey, but everything is today, Strorefront environment is mid



Points +68

30 Sep 2023

Pizza is 5 stars!

The pizza and calzone was so good, I love the amount of vegan options! also friendly staff! I always come here for the vegan supreme pizza it's my comfort food

Updated from previous review on 2023-07-28


Points +25

12 May 2023

The za

This pizza was decent. It had a good amount of vegan cheese, but the other ingredients were sparse at best. Also, the fresh garlic was missing and red sauce was kinda bland. The big price did not meet what I got.


Points +350

07 Mar 2023

What a Surprise

I had just arrived at the Thousand Trails RV park in the hills east of San Diego a few hours earlier after a day of driving from Phoenix... set up at the park and spun into town starving hungry looking to hit up the Trader Joes and saw this place on the way (didn't even find it on Happy Cow first, which is a first) and what a great surprise it was! They went out of their way to answer my questions, actually I only asked a couple and they had a lot to say about their vegan options, they were VERY excited about it!

Asked if they'd customize a Margherita by adding soy chorizo and they were happy to oblige, flavor was great.

It's taken me time to enjoy vegan cheese, I won't pretend I think it's the same as having regular mozzarella used to be in my pre vegan days but you know... this was a great pizza.

Loved the ambience too, for a small little strip mall style spot, it was trendy. They played a Cut Copy playlist the whole time I was there and I got to munch on my pie while listening to Lights and Music.

Really loved it, would go back/recommend.

Pros: super friendly, accommodating and excited about their veg options, surprising flavors


Points +63

21 Jan 2023

Sleeper vegan pizza!

We’ve made Joe and Ernie’s a weekly thing. We’ve been pleasantly surprised by how good their vegan options are, especially for a place that isn’t entirely vegan in their menu. The mango habanero pizza is very good, as is their vegan meat lovers. Their gluten free crust is also quite tasty.


Points +16

22 Jun 2022

Gluten free Vegan Options

Loved the spicy and non spicy sauce option as well as the gluten free and vegan cheese/protein choices. Great service

Pros: Gluten free crust , Vegan proteins , Vegan cheese

Cons: None


Points +22

20 Apr 2022

Awesome pizza! The ranchera pizza has be going back for more!

Our first time trying this restaurant and we immediately went back the following weekend! Very clean and the staff was amazing!

Pros: 6 vegan pizza options, Yummy pizza crust, Super friendly staff

Cons: Not many sides options


Points +30

24 Dec 2021

Great Pizza

Shout out to Joe & Ernie's Pizzeria for accommodating my special request and selling me an uncooked vegan pizza. We had a semi-impromptu family gathering and the plan was to order pizza for dinner. Joe & Ernie’s has a pretty amazing vegan pizza menu (along with regular pizzas) so I called them asking if they could accommodate my request. I wanted to be able to cook my pizza at home when the rest of the family would be eating so I could have fresh pizza as well. They were more than happy to accommodate my request so I made the drive up to Eastlake to pick up my pizza and was able to enjoy a fresh & hot meal with the family. I ordered the vegan supreme and it was awesome. Give them a try the next time you’re in the mood for pizza!

Pros: Variety of vegan pizzas, Delivery to select areas

Cons: Not exclusively vegan


Points +15

30 Jul 2021

Great delivery

I called and they could deliver in a timely manner. I was particularly impressed when the person I called recommended a special for me.

Pros: Was able to get vegan options, Gluten free options, Great sauce

Cons: None


Points +215

06 Sep 2020

Solid vegan menu

We’ve watched this small business add to their Vegan option over the past couple of years and it’s been exciting! My go to is the Vegan ranchera and my husband is a Soyrizo fiend so of course that’s his pick. There’s also Vegan options in the Calzone section which honestly I can’t tell you if I love the calzone or pizza better.

When I have my non-veg friends over they are impressed as well!

But obviously most importantly the pizza tastes really good! Some might consider it costly but you’re paying for quality.

Pros: Lots of vegan pizza options , Great website, easy to order online , Consistently delivers good quality - tastes great

Cons: Could use vegan salad/pasta options on the menu

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