Purveying pizzas and subs is a family affair for the friendly staffers at Flyers, who have been offering patrons saucy circulars and savory sandwiches since 1976. Like the devastating barrage of cake and ice cream that the Air Force drops on other countries during their birthday, The Bomber signature pizza bombards unsuspecting tasters with palatable flavors, particularly its combination of provolone cheese, mushroom, green peppers, and a gathering of meats ($7.99 for stromboli, $13.99 for 11"; $17.49 for 13"; $19.99 for 15"). Peruse pizza and sandwich options here.
Joseppi's award-winning pies cover the Columbus region like plentiful toppings and melted provolone cover a pizza. Introduce teeth and tongue to The Topper, a house specialty loaded with little pepperonis, provolone, and grated cheeses ($12.99 for a 13"). The Joseppi's Favorite is topped with fresh, house-made italian sausage, cheese, pepperoni, mushrooms, and peppers ($13.49 for a 13"), while The Veggie floods flat disks with the earth's crunchy bounty ($13.49 for a 13"). In addition to plentiful pies, a wealth of subs and salads awaits those wishing to diversify their edible geometry. Today's Groupon is valid for dine-in, carryout, or delivery, ensuring flavorful fare is provided for any family dinner or car-based food fight.
The mozzarella-mongers at Grandstand Pizza hand-toss and stone-bake piping-hot pizza pies and hand-pack 16 tongue-tantalizing subs. Mouths can catch a deluxe dough disk lavished in pepperoni, Italian sausage, mushrooms, green peppers, and onions ($8.65+), or demolish a Chicago-style deep dish, oozing with layers of gooey mozzarella and accented with bite-size portraits of the Daley family ($7.95+). The Grandslam sub's crusty bun embraces five meats, three cheeses, and two vegetables ($6.25), and the vegi pleases meat-abstaining palates with a garden's worth of vegetables watered in creamy Italian dressing ($4.95). A panoply of desserts, including warm brownie bites ($3.75), induces smiles better than an upside-down giraffe.
Inside the kitchen at Kingy's Pizza Pub, cooks craft handmade pizzas culled from fresh dough, slather housemade barbecue sauce onto slow-roasted ribs, and pour frosty glasses of draft beer. Kingy's pizza chefs and barbecue gurus have loaded their mantelpieces with prizes, including second place in the Canal Winchester Blues and Ribfest, People's Choice for best sauce at the Pickering Lions Club 2011 Pizza Challenge, and a Pulitzer Prize for being well-groomed. In addition to nibbling on nearby trophies, guests can chow down on hearty burgers after sharing baskets of boneless wings, tangy fried pickle spears, and cheese-covered fries.
Butch's dedicated chefs build each of their Italian dishes from scratch, flavoring meats and pastas with sauces and dressings made fresh daily. They crown breaded chicken parmigiana with marinara, mozzarella, and grilled mushrooms, and they ladle crimson meat sauce over penne with grilled shrimp. In the dining room, marigold walls surround tables weighed down by thick cuts of lasagna, and a shiny, mocha-hued floor yields a mirrored reflection.
PaPa Joe’s menu (varies slightly between locations) specializes in replacing stomach voids with satisfying subs and tasty pizzas. Start with an eight-piece arrangement of wings ($4.95) whose sauces are kept secret unless you can guess your server’s middle name and favorite Muppet. After an antipasto salad ($6) spiced up with pepperoni, mushrooms, salami, tomatoes, and non-faux cheese, procure a personal seven-inch pizza ($4.25) with a topping of your choice. Or give your body’s gas tank a fright with one of PaPa Joe’s famous two-foot monster pizzas ($32.95 with one topping). You can also add extra summer to your summer by gargling a 10-inch Hawaiian pizza ($11.95)—which includes ham, bacon, black olives, and pineapple chunks—or sample all nine inches of the popular non-pizza, the richboy sub ($5.50+), served with ham, salami, peppers, and mozzarella.