829 Se 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL | Directions 3331626.100530 -80.134560
Mon. - Wed., Sun. 10:30am - 10:30pm;Thu. 10:30am - 2pm;Fri. 10:30am - 3pm;Sat. 10:30am - 4pm
Neighborhoods: Harbordale, East
Terrible, in every sense of the word – I was craving something beyond the usual sandwich fare from my Ft Lauderdale hotel, and ordered dinner from Dough Boys, tantalized by the description of the veggie calzone, which promised to be loaded with broccoli, zucchini, mushrooms, onions, green peppers, and garlic. I was told delivery would be "about 50 minutes." One hour and twenty minutes later, my order arrived stone cold to the touch. The calzone was a swimmy, disgusting mess that was about 95% ricotta. I could have fit all the vegetables into a shot glass. The whole wheat crust was dry and tough. The marinara was swimming in oil, and tasted like the cheapest canned tomato sauce you could buy in the market.
I had also ordered a side salad with "NO OLIVES," and ironically, it arrived swimming in olives.
When I phoned the restaurant back to let them know how their food had arrived, I was told that they would send me out a new one, and I could return the uneated portion to the driver. Unwilling to wait at least another hour for what should have been done right the first time, I asked them to credit my card for the calzone. I was told, "that's not our policy."
With all the pizza places in the Ft Lauderdale area, there is NO WAY I will ever give Dough Boys my business again. Shame on them.
TOO GOOD TO HATE ON – i eat doughboys AT LEAST once a week. i NEVER get tired of it EVER EVER. there is so much food there that u can eat something different EVERY DAY for a verrry long time!! there is alot of food there that you cant get anywhere else. for example: pizza with chicken parm and spaghetti on it, buffalo wing pizza, etc.if you ever have any problems, talk to Randy, the owner. he is really smart and professional. he works his butt off every day and only works to please everybody. better yet, they serve their food in HUGE portions, its like impossible to finish in a day!! so if u go to doughboys, expect to come home with dinner for the next 3 days. if anybody here wrote a bad review on doughboys, you obviously have nothing better to do than ruin a business. so why dont u guys go get a life somewhere???
Worst Customer Service Ever! – I was introduced to Doughbys about 6 years ago when down here visiting. I became an instant fan of the large portions of excellent food and good prices. When I moved here about 2 years ago, I continued to eat at Doughboys even though the portions had gotten smaller and the prices had been raised! However, after my last experience with Doughboys I will never eat or order food from there again! I would rather drive to Commercial and get Correlli's then have Doughboys!
After spending almost 15 minutes trying to place and order of a Pepperoni Stromboli and a Chicken Parm sub (easy right?!) to a kid who had no clue what he was doing...I recieved a Pepperoni Calzone and my Chicken Parm sub was not prepared correctly.
I tried calling to explain the mistake only to be put on hold several times. I gave up and called back the next day during a slower time to speak with one of the managers who had no idea how to handle the situation and said she would pass it along to the owner, who would then get in touch with me.
That was 3 weeks ago and not one word back. I suppose that they make enough money to not have to be concerned about their customer's satisfaction and can afford to LOSE loyal customers even during these terrible economical times!
They wouldn't honor Entertainment Coupons – The Dough Boys location in Pembroke Pines wouldn't accept Entertain]ment Coupons to get a free Pizza in spite of the coupon clearly reading "Buy One Get One Free, Up to $7)"
Hey Dough Boys, these coupons are intented for your own benefit to bring more customers in , not to scare them away!
Excellent Local Pizza Place – I eat at or order from Dough Boys at least twice a month and have for the last 10 years. The food is always fresh and tasty and the portions are huge. Their pizza, garlic rolls and creamy garlic dressing are some of my favorites. Moreover, whenever I make special requests, it's never a problem. Granted, this is not high-end fine dining (it's located in a shopping strip), but it's a great replacement for making dinner at home! The only real con (and it's somewhat minor) is that the wait staff doesn't always get the orders right. But, when brought to their attention, they apologize and correct the situation without any further hassle.
Terrible customer service, Obnoxious Staff, & Bad business practices – I was just in the Fort Lauderdale area this past Memorial Weekend with 3 friends of mine. We are all from New York City. I had placed a delivery order for 1 medium barbecue chicken pizza, 1 small old fashioned italian pizza, 1 order of buffalo wings, 1 large greek salad, & 1 grilled chicken wrap. The order total came to $60, plus a mandatory $3 delivery charge. Which I don't understand since we tipped the delivery guy an additional $6. No problem, he spotted us by the pool, & was quite pleasant. When we opened up our bags, we were missing some items: 1) no grilled chicken on the pizza, 2) no buffalo wings, but we did get the blue cheese & celery, 3) 1 fork for 4 people to share a large, family style greek salad, 4) no plateware or napkins. Now, we called back Dough Boys to inform them, but they became quite uncaring & rude. We had stated that we wanted to switch our plain pizza for a barbecue chicken one. They refused & became very irate with me. They did not want to replace nor swap pizzas with us. They felt it was our problem, & that they're not going to accommodate us in any way. The only point of offering a barbecue pizza is to serve it with meat, chicken, or fish/shrimp. Also, I might add, they forgot to give us our buffalo wings, which we paid for. And forget about the plateware and silverware. The owner, RANDY, and JOHN the store manager, have both declined to call me nor offer me any incentives in reconsidering to ever eat at their establishment ever again. It's truly sad when 4 New Yorkers, which were all NYC Italians, tell you that a local Fort Lauderdale Pizzeria is SHADY and NO GOOD. I've filed a compaint with the Bettter Business Burreau and Consumer Affairs with both DOUGH BOY locations as well. SHAME ON YOU DOUGH BOYS!!!
terrible customer service, bad business practice – this place charges a delivery charge without telling you first. It's $3 dollars and then they ask you if you want to tip the driver. I asked what the delivery charge was for and they said it doesnt go to the driver. So they are charging you a fee for your business. I hope that $3 dollars is worth the future business you will lose from me.
Best NY Style Pizza in Ft. Lauderdale – While this place may not be as great as NY pizza, every thing combines to make it as close as you're going to find in the Ft. Lauderdale area. The sauce, crust and toppings are all high quality! Their menu is also huge(100+ items). They even have fat free mozzarella and ricotta cheeses, and a wheat crust available. I tried four different places during my one week stay before I came across this one and while some had good crust, sauce or toppings, none came close to doughboys when combined. My only complaint was the grittiness of the cannoli filling. This is a must try for all XNYKRS who long for a taste of home!
no locals here – all tourists here, no locals. Ordered pasta and it came out pasty, sauce is bland - probably out of a can. Friends with me had pizza, looked better but place has look of an old diner. You can do better.
Great Food!! – Go here and have out of this world food. The pizza is great the Stuffed shells are wonderful, garlic rolls, calzone, oh my gosh...my mouth is watering.
Go here or have it delivered. You won't regret it.
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