Try these new pizza restaurants and deals for National Pizza Day


Who doesn’t love a good cheesy pie? Whether you prefer thin and crispy, or thick and chewy, Neapolitan or New York-style, there are plenty of pizzerias around town. And today, for National Pizza Day, we’re highlighting some tasty newcomers and delicious deals to celebrate.

New pizzas on the block

MIDICI (The Neapolitan Pizza Company)

The California-based MidiCi chain opened a few weeks ago on Clematis Street in downtown West Palm. 

The restaurant’s focal point is nicknamed “the heart” – that’s what the company calls its curved, centrally-placed open kitchens where pizza-makers assemble the pies. 

»FIND OUT MORE ABOUT MIDICI: The new Neapolitan-style pizza spot

And those pies are traditional Neapolitan-style pizzas that are baked in 90 seconds in a wood-fired oven.

MidiCi is offering this special for National Pizza Day: Purchase any signature pizza for the price of a margherita pizza ($8.95).

MidiCi218 Clematis Street, West Palm Beach (click on address to open location in Google Maps); 561-619-5299.


PETER PIPER PIZZA

The a kid-friendly chain, from Arizona,  recently opened in Royal Palm Beach. The eatery features an exposed kitchen to reveal much of the hand-crafted preparation, ranging from pizzas to wings and appetizers. Plus there are arcade games for the kids to enjoy

Peter Piper Pizza3961 Jog Road, Greenacres; 561-720-6788.


PIZZA GIRLS 

Nearly 18 years after they opened their first owned-and-operated pizza shop in downtown West Palm Beach, Phoebe Reckseit and Jennifer Morales have opened their second Pizza Girls restaurant. The new location is in Palm Beach Gardens. 

Different from their Clematis Street eatery, the new Gardens location is a dine-in restaurant with a bar for sipping locally brewed craft beers. The new pizza shop also serves pastas and Parmesan dishes.

Pizza Girls: Gardens Square Shoppes, at 10965 N. Military Tr. at PGA Boulevard; 561-812-2400.


LYNORA’S MARKET

Part of the Lynora’s family of local restaurants, Lynora’s Market opened around eight months ago on Antique Row, on the rising Dixie Dining Corridor in West Palm. The market features a Neapolitan-style pizza kitchen that offers pizzas, sandwiches, salads and yummy Italian classics.

Lynora’s Market3301 S Dixie Hwy, West Palm Beach; 561-444-3932.


Local deals

GALLEY

Galley at Hilton West Palm Beach is featuring eight wood-fired pies at $15 each. Choices include: 

lobster thermidor; steak & potato with caramelized onion, Galley steak sauce and Spicy Carbonara.

Galley600 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach; 561-231-6000.


National deals at local chains


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