Papa John's has carefully crafted a menu of specialty pizzas to satisfy any taste or mouth shape. Order a hawaiian barbecue chicken ($16), or go all-out and get The Works ($16), a top-heavy combination of pepperoni, ham, spicy italian sausage, fresh-sliced onions, green peppers, gourmet baby portabella mushrooms, and ripe black olives. Satisfy herbivores and herbivoyeurs with a tuscan six cheese or garden fresh pie. The full list of specialty pizzas includes several more; take the hassle out of haggling over individual ingredients and boldly cast your straight-ticket ballot for the pizza party that your conscious dictates.
Stacks Pancake House and Café offers early-rising breakfasteers and midday-rising lunchatoons a menu brimming with fluffy pancakes, double-decker sandwiches, and piping-hot cups of Joe. But Stacks’ dishes aren’t the usual diner mess; they are elegantly presented and often overflowing with fresh fruit. Peruse the list of more than 20 pancakes varieties and order a stack of Strawberry Fields (infused with farm fresh strawberries, $7.25) or Addiction (banana-mixed pancakes topped with melty chocolate chips, $7.25), or opt for oversized pancake wraps, which are named after Hoboken streets, such as the Hudson filled with scrambled eggs with home fries, melted cheddar, bacon, and salsa ($7.95). Those hankering for protein can chomp a flavorful omelette, such as the tomato-infused American ($6.95), paired with breakfast all-stars crispy bacon and toast. Stacks' talented team of batter-flippers also serves an array of hearty sandwiches, including corned beef on rye ($6.95) and Philly cheesesteaks ($7.25). Stacks' dining room, which has bare brick walls and high ceilings, makes diners feel at home with a blend of traditional and trendy decor.
Dahmen's has all the hallmarks of a classic American pizza parlor: spaces filled with dark, varnished wood, low, warm lights, and piping hot pies covered in cheese, Italian sausage, and pepperoni, sided with icy glasses of draft beer. Kids play games and snack on mini corndogs while their parents cheer on their favorite teams on the array of televisions hanging overhead. Daily lunch buffets include pasta, salad, breadsticks, and pizza, while Friday-night fish frys promise all-you-can-eat dinners of beer-battered cod. In addition to Italian treats of margherita pizzas and meatball subs, Dahmen's dishes out traditional dishes of pure Americana, such as burgers, cheese curds, and deep-fried baseballs.
With its intimate, family-friendly atmosphere and a menu of classic Italian comfort foods, Angelo's delights diners with its delectable variety of pastas and pizzas festooned with hand-stirred sauces. Inch into a hot tub of spinach-and-artichoke dip made with Angelo's own alfredo sauce ($7.99), or slice up a heap of mozzarella- and sausage-laden spaghetti pie ($10.99), a favorite despite its notable lack of crust, fruit compote, or a la mode option. Keep track of the approaching weekend with the Friday-night fish fry (market price varies, $11.99+), or honor the Surge-fueled pizza parties of yore with a renowned white pizza (regular $14.99, large $18.99), a raucous assemblage of alfredo sauce, artichokes, onions, mushrooms, black olives, Italian sausage, parmesan, and youthful idealism. Pasta entrees come with soup or salad, pizza crusts can be made gluten-free, and spaghetti is available in classic or whole-wheat varieties. The long oval bar is fully stocked and opens every Sunday at 3:00 p.m. or earlier for Packers games, so grab a Groupon and check the listings to see when to head to Angelo's for traditional Roman foodsport.