Located in beautiful Uptown Maumee, The Village Idiot is quite singular on the scene. Voted Toledo’s Best Pizza along with Best Local Venue and boasting live music 365 days a year, yes this means we have been open every single day for the past 15 years or so, we host some of the best national acts who play only here such as Dale Watson, Justin Townes Earl, Luke Winslow-King, The War & Treaty, Wanda Jackson, Radio Free Honduras, Shawn James along with countless others as well as the best local talent around. After coming to a show, or just enjoying an afternoon of pizza and an awesome selection of craft beer, you’ll soon see why The Village Idiot is like no other.


There is always something going on @ The Village Idiot. We are a friendly neighborhood bar offering live music along with award-winning pizza, a wide selection of craft beers & spirits, not to mention, a one of a kind atmosphere for the creative class.


Open 365 days a year ‘til 2am serving the best pizza money can buy ‘til 1am.
Live music 7 nights a week.
Try us. You’ll like us.



We love our community because we are family. Come on down to Uptown Maumee with your friends or just come and make some. We love new and old faces because you are what makes this place so great. It's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor. Won't you be mine?


NBC24's Kim DeGiulio, on a mission to find the Toledo-area's best dishes, pulls up a stool at Maumee's Village Idiot. Pizza is what people crave here.


Voted the Best of Toledo:

Best Pizza in Town,

Best Place to hear Local Jams &

Best Music Venue

Word on the street:

See you soon!