The doughsmiths at Doughboys Pizza load Chicago-style rounds with gobs of cheese and toppings before firing them in a brick oven and pouring more than 25 types of brews to accompany slices. The menu’s double-decker pies flaunt blankets of mozzarella piled with more than 20 add-ons including fresh mushrooms, roasted chicken, and Chicago imports such as italian beef and pepperoni shipped straight from the Windy City via hang-glider ($16+). Diners can also request thin-crust pies ($12.50+) or dig into specialty ‘zas bedecked with combos such as bacon cheeseburger, which cooks strew with bacon, ground beef, cheddar, mozzarella, onion, and tomato ($14–$17.50). Sandwiches ($4.75–$5.50) bookend Chicago tastes between a bun, and the steamed Vienna links of Wrigley dogs come buried, like a peckish pirate's treasure, beneath mustard, relish, onion, tomato, celery salt, and a pickle spear ($2.65).
Next Door Pizza was featured on Beerlord. One of Next Door's bartenders, Amanda Woolery, was named Best Female Bartender 2010 by The Pitch. 82% of Urbanspooners like Next Door Pizza & Pub and nine Yelpers give it an average of four stars.
Fun House Pizza’s cooks have been tossing craving-satisfying pizzas since 1964, catering to families with their shareable fare and friendly staff. Gooey pizzas arrive topped with Fun House Pizza’s secret sauce recipe, sprinkled with toppings that include kraut, mushrooms, and Italian or Polish sausage. The kitchen crew gets creative with their specialty pizzas, which play dress up to create pies of the taco, bacon cheeseburger, and mexican variety. The restaurants cater to kids with a slew of entertainment options, from Thomas the Tank Engine rides to game rooms with air hockey and video games to the cheerful servers who are ready and willing to eat homework assignments.
The Food Network recognized Waldo's downtown location on an episode of "The Best Of: Pizza Places"; the Lee's Summit site carries the same tasty recipes and a wide range of sauces, cheeses, and other fixings to outfit your delicious disc for lunch or dinner. Colorful ingredient combos, a medley of crusts, various vegan options, and a humongous salad bar populate the packed menu. The standard mozzarella and provolone on Waldo's traditional bread crust will satisfy cheese bigamists ($7.15 for 10", $16.35 for 16"), and culinary cowboys can go hog-wild with toppings such as Canadian bacon, Spam, and roasted corn on the buttery, chewy honey-wheat crust ($0.80 for each extra ingredient on a 10" pie, $1.95 per topping on a 16"). Extensive vegan and gluten-free menus offer healthy and tasty twists on Waldo's prized pizzas. The mammoth all-you-can-eat salad bar ($7 dine-in, $6 carryout, and $5 with a pizza) pleases leaf lovers with its 18 toppings and six drizzlings, including Italian dressing and the sound of the wood nymph's pleasant flugelhorn.
Originating as a post-performance reward for owner Annette's theater pals, Amore’s confectious rounds break the cupcake mold for creativity and deliciousness. Relive summer-camp jitters with the large Smore Amore chocolate pizza ($29.95), studded with graham crackers, marshmallows, and campfire smoke. To savor the recipe that started it all or calm pre-audition nerves, sweet-toothers can indulge in the original break-a-leg ($29.95 for large), a cocoa concoction decorated with marshmallows, peanuts, coconut crispies, white chocolate, and maraschino cherries. Chocolate pizzas are also available in small ($11.95) and medium ($19.95) sizes, and in peanut-butter dreams, toffeelicious flavors, and dark chocolate manifestations.
CheeZies Pizza's dexterous culinary artists festoon fresh, floured canvases with brush strokes of tomato sauce and sprinkles of tantalizing toppings. Transport tongue tenants across the border with bites of the taco pizza, bearing spicy hunks of beef, black olives, and jalapeños on request ($8.99). A deluxe pie lounges under a sultry deluge of pepperoni, green pepper, and mushrooms ($8.99), and a tropical delight ($8.99) dons a multiflavored lei of savory Canadian bacon and sweet pineapple. Piles of barbecue wings ($5.99/8 wings) provide finger-licking substitutes to spherical eats, and hefty calzones ($8.99) volunteer portly packages of meat and cheese to tackle large appetites or fill in for vacationing boat anchors.
Wheat State Pizza!’s whole-wheat or white crusts host homemade sauces and flavorful jumbles of more than 30 toppings. Like the Christmas list of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, the menu includes 15 types of specialty pizza ($10.99–$44.99), each of which can be constructed atop a hand-tossed or thin crust. A velvety blend of alfredo sauce, chicken, mushrooms, mozzarella, and bacon tops the chicken carbonara, and the mediterranean pizza sails taste buds to the Old World aboard a fleet of green olives, sundried tomatoes, and crumbled feta cheese. Diners can opt to build their own pie ($8.99–$16.99 for one-topping pizza; $1.29–$1.99 per additional topping) from eclectic ingredients such as pepperoni, cashews, and avocado. A medley of dessert pizzas ($7.99–$15.99) layers wheat crust with classic ingredients such as cream-cheese frosting, apple-pie filling, and Betty Crocker break-dancing.