Backed by a vast menu of assorted Italian fare, Angelo's panders to patrons with sumptuous eating options and flavors from all over Europe's boot. To extinguish hunger pangs, patrons can begin their meals with a selection of appetizers, including toasted-cheese ravioli ($6.99) and mushrooms stuffed with crabmeat ($7.99), before delving into traditional pasta dishes such as fettuccine alfredo ($12.99) and lasagna with meat sauce ($13.99). Appetites can also undo themselves with a generously portioned entree such as the chicken parmigiana ($14.99), veal in a butter-lemon white-wine sauce ($17.99), and a variety of shrimp dishes.
Every Mama Roma's pizza is crafted with only the most verdant handmade dough, real cheese, and pristine virgin olive oil. The Super Bowl package heeds to halftime hunger with five large one-topping pizzas, 32 chicken wings, two breadstick dishes, and three sauces, filling bellies and easing minds wracked by dark contemplations of their team's fate. More intimate gatherings can huddle around the Mama's Favorite package, which includes one large one-topping pizza, breadsticks, sauce, and one 2-liter bottle of Pepsi, offering liquid refreshment or an enviable start to the tornado in a bottle experiment for the upcoming science fair. Additional delivery charges apply so that Mama Rosa can pay equal wages to all carrier pigeons.
Grandma Geronte and her pizza-making progeny craft a menu of pies and sandwiches with house-made crusts and breads and freshly ground meats. Minimalists can feast on a classic cheese pizza ($8.35+), while maximalists opt for sky-scraping Chicago-style deep-dish pies that stretch up to graze the mouth's roof ($18.05+). Geronte's customizable pies can wear a diverse range of hats, including classics as well as less traditional options such as mandarin oranges, peanut butter, and tuna. Defy corporate tomato sauce conventions in favor of spicy rebellion with the barbecue pizza, which sprinkles smoked cheese, beef, and onions into a pool of hot or mild barbecue sauce spilling over crusty barricades ($10.15+). Beyond the hot horizons of the pizza oven lie other options including hot wings ($8.75), lasagna ($8.95), and the Gerontes sub filled with genoa salami, ham, and pepperoni ($8.25). Gerontes opens its doors for both dine-in and carryout on Monday–Saturday evenings. Carryout orders can be placed online.
Gatti Town Family Entertainment Center quells hunger pangs and boredom pains with a fully stocked buffet, rides, and a gaming room. Diners pile plates with more than 40 buffet items, including salad, pizza, pasta, and desserts, then head to a variety of dining areas where they can view a sports broadcast, a family film, or the owner’s vacation photos on a 12-foot screen. Then, guests can head to the game room and midway where tots outsmash parents on bumper cars and the Frog Hopper hoists families thrillingly into the sky. With the four-person option, patrons can redeem $5 game cards to get their fill of fun at 100 high-tech, nonviolent interactive games ($0.25–$2.50 each). Gamers rack up points while practicing the perfect underhand at the skee-ball and Route 66 mini-bowling games, then head to the Gatti Goods store to redeem prize-awarding tokens for gadgets, widgets, and vintage Raffi LPs.
Raffi's Restaurant has perfected its menu of classic Italian dishes since its founding in 1989. Dinners kick off with appetizers such as crab cakes in creamy pesto sauce and toasted ravioli. Entrees arrive next, pleasing palates with bites of spicy shrimp diablo, rigatoni in a rich bacon, pea, and cheese carbonara sauce, and chicken saltimbocca topped with capers, mushrooms, and thin slices of egg, cheese, and bacon.
Wines complement each dish, as do cocktails from the Palm Lounge, Raffi's full-service bar. During warmer months, patrons can sample the Palm Lounge's stock of fine cigars on an outdoor patio that overlooks a bubbling fountain. There, they can blow smoke at their least favorite Internet memes while hooked up to the restaurant's complimentary WiFi.
The chefs at Highland Pizza Shop souse dough disks and italian buns with tasty ingredients and melted cheese to create a menu of hearty Italian delectables. Customers can tackle a hot, ranch-adorned ham-and-cheese sandwich ($4.25+) using their silverware, hands, or powers of levitation, or savor the piquant hints of pizza in a loaded stromboli, a saucy italian bun sporting pepperoni, green peppers, and black olives beneath a dome of melted cheese ($4.25+). Clients may opt to create a custom pie on a cheese-pizza foundation ($7.25+) with more than 15 toppings, or throw taste buds a fiesta with the queso-cheese-slathered taco pizza ($8.55+). After dinner, patrons can sharpen their lane-passing skills in a racing video game or put Newton's laws of tilting to the test during a bout of pinball in the arcade.
Rounders Too Pizza anchors its menu with thin-crust pizzas, savory sandwiches, and cold drinks, which its friendly staff escorts to tables throughout its cozy interior and outdoor patio. Culinary architects can build their own pizza on a doughy foundation ($9.25 for medium; $1 for each topping), buttressing pies with mushrooms or pepperoni before doming it with fanciful spires of bacon, pineapple, or jalapeño. Specialty pizzas, meanwhile, pack on the flavor with a roster of penciled-in toppings. The Bavarian ($15.49 for medium) spices up a supreme pizza with a dash of sauerkraut, while the Nameless Special ($15.49 for medium) packs a slew of supreme toppings with three different types of cheese and Creole spices before dousing the top "Chicago style" with a cyclone of sauce, sunglasses, and a fedora.