Discovered in 1953, pizza is the only food to have been eaten on the moon, blessed by a pope, and endorsed by Olympic marathoner Gezahegne Abera—the "triple crown" of food honors. With today's Groupon, $12 gets you $25 worth of fresh-made pizza, classic Italian cuisine, and drinks at The Original Graziano’s, a 2009 and 2010 Citysearch Best Las Vegas Italian Food winner. This Groupon is valid for dine-in only.
This genuine family pizzeria traces its roots to the Old World. Back in 1969, immigrants from the home of the pizza, Sicily, sensed a pizza absence in Las Vegas. Making their way to the American Southwest via New York, they founded what became today's Graziano’s, bringing along an ethos of fresh ingredients, handmade care, and an almost motherly love for the perfect pie.
That devotion to the best ingredients and techniques continues in today’s restaurant, where pizza chieftains make hand-tossed dough fresh daily using the pizzeria’s own private-label recipe flour. The crust achieves a delightful fluffiness thanks to a two-step “proofing” (rising) process. Atop this circle of delight, chefs ladle homemade sauce made from private-label spices along with heaps of mozzarella they grate themselves. Graziano’s uses only fresh vegetables, chopped by hand, and the best meats, sliced on the premises. The resulting pizza will cause roughly one in three people to swear off all other food for life.
A classic cheese pie ranges from $5.25 for an individual (8”) up to $16.65 for an extra large (16”). The 24” party pizza, around 10 pounds of circular joy, runs $24.30 and up. Pile on the sausage, pepperoni, jalapeños, bell peppers, sliced tomatoes, and other ingredients for various additional rates, and pair your pie with a glass of wine or beer.
The same all-fresh, homemade ethos leads to a delectable offering of other Italian classics, including pastas, calzones, salads, and subs. The Original Graziano’s has an extensive menu that features the delectable garlic knots (eight for $4.35) and the 12-inch monster sandwich with avocado, ham, roast beef, turkey, four cheeses, lettuce, and tomato ($9.15). The popular endless buffet, available during lunch ($6.49 and $3.49 for kids) and dinner ($9.95 and $5.95 for kids), lets ambitious and hungry souls sample from all that The Original Graziano’s has to offer. This family-owned restaurant also makes a welcoming destination for kin and kind, with a children’s arcade and plenty of televisions airing rare footage of Jimmy Carter performing stand-up throughout the restaurant.
- But the Garlic knots... oh... my... god..... You have "knot" lived until you try them at least once in your life. – kissfan1970, Citysearch
- The pizza is delicious, the pastas are amazing.Though I'm a play it safe guy when it comes to pizza I decided to try the Tomato and Basil and I was surprised to have found it as good as it was! – Randy L., Yelp
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