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Best of Series: #RideDCTA to the Best Slice During #NationalPizzaMonth
October 3, 2019
It’s pizza season! Ditch the delivery charges and head out to find your new favorite pizza joint for #NationalPizzaMonth. The best part is, it’s easy to get there when you #RideDCTA. We have the guide to help you get the best pie. Read our blog below to be transported into a pizza wonderland, but I should warn you, it’s about to get pretty cheesy!
Crooked Crust (Denton Connect Route 7)
For University of North Texas (UNT) students Crooked Crust is a staple in the college diet. Open late with fully customizable pizzas, you can never go wrong! If you’re not a UNT student, don’t let that scare you off — Crooked Crust has deals all week to keep the party going. Try their chicken bacon ranch pizza or pick your own unlimited toppings for no extra charge! Hop on our Denton Connect Route 7 to get there.
J&J’s (Denton Connect Route 7)
For over 20 years, J & J’s Pizza on the Square has been serving up piping hot slices of pizza heaven. Located on the downtown Denton Square, this pizza joint makes its sauce in-house and serves up New York-style hand-tossed pizza, Chicago style and pizza by the slice! Wanting something extra with your pizza? They also serve pasta, wings, calzones, subs, salads and more! For dinner and a show, stick around for one of their basement band showcases! To find your next slice, take a ride on our Denton Connect Route 7.
Mellow Mushroom (Denton Connect Route 7)
Get fancy with your pizza at Mellow Mushroom! Enjoy a gourmet slice with specialty ingredients such as applewood smoked bacon, shiitake mushrooms and meatballs. Don’t worry, they still have your classic cheese and pepperoni, and it’s just as delicious! Mellow Mushroom has everything for the whole family including an extensive menu that includes more than just pizza, a “mellow” dining ambiance and a bar! Want to know what makes their pies so delicious and unique? It’s in the crust! They use Appalachian spring water and no refined white sugar to make their pizza dough. Want to try it for yourself? Ride our Denton Connect Route 7 to get there!
Carmine’s Pizzeria (Lewisville Connect Route 21)
Carmine’s Pizzeria has been dishing out New York-style slices in Lewisville for almost 10 years! This independent pizzeria prepares everything fresh in house and doesn’t skimp on quality. Try one of their designer pizzas or check out their monthly featured pie! The best part is, they’re BYOB! Bring your own bottle of beer or wine to enjoy with your dinner. Hop on our Lewisville Connect Route 21 to get there.
Parma Pasta Pizza (Lewisville Connect Route 22)
Parma Pasta Pizza is a great place to get your authentic Italian fix. They have everything from pasta, pizza, chicken and more! Create your own pie or devour one of their specialty pizzas like the Queen Margherita or the Greek pizza! It’s hard not to eat the whole thing with their yummy New York-style crust! Take a ride on our Lewisville Connect Route 22 and take a short walk, and it’s pizza time!
Alfredo’s Pizza & Pasta (Lewisville Connect Route 21)
Since 1988 the family-owned Alfredo’s Pizza & Pasta has offered traditional family-owned Italian food. Grab a slice of deep dish, their Alfredo’s special or any salad, pasta and hot or cold subs you can think of! They offer lunch specials to, so you can get the most bang for your buck. You can even rent a room and bring the whole family! Hop on our Lewisville Connect Route 21 to get there.
Grimaldi’s (Highland Village Connect Shuttle)
Want to try some brick-oven pizza? Head over to Grimaldi’s in Highland Village! All the way from Brooklyn, this pizzeria sports over 100 years of pizza-making skills! No matter if you sit inside or on the patio, you’re bound to have a good time and good food. Try their prosciutto arugula, Brooklyn Bridge pizza or stick with the traditional Margherita! Not sold yet? You can even get a pie as big as 18”! Hop on our Highland Village Connect Shuttle or use our Highland Village Lyft Program to get there.
Pazzo! Woodfired Pizza (Highland Village Connect Shuttle)
Just across the road from Grimaldi’s is Pazzo! Woodfired Pizza. This authentic Italian eatery brings you the taste of Napoli with their decedent pizza options. Try the four-cheese pizza, BLT pizza or Lasagna pizza! If you’re still hungry for dessert you must try their homemade tiramisu. They are a BYOB restaurant so feel free to bring your favorite pairing the enjoy with your meal. All these delicious options are a short ride away on our Highland Village Connect Shuttle or use our Highland Village Lyft Program.
There are only 31 days in October so if you plan it right, you can eat pizza every week! Which pizza place that we listed do you plan on trying? Let us know in the comment section below!
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