Italians were not only the first people to put tomatoes in cuisine, but also the first to take photographs of themselves pretending to hold up the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Delight in their inventiveness with today's Groupon: for $7, you get $15 worth of pizza and Italian fare at Iannucci's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant. This deal is valid at both the Asheville and Hendersonville locations.
For more than 30 years, the Iannucci family has pleased local palates with a menu brimming with deliciously authentic Italian eats. The hardworking chefs ensure that the building blocks of dinner⎯bread, sauces, and napkins forged from solid gold⎯are made fresh daily, creating hearty, newly minted meals with every order. A tender cut of chicken bianco ($9.95) entices diners with its creamy white sauce and mozzarella, and servings of baked ziti à la Joi ($6.95) combine rich red sauce, pasta, and cheese to make Italy's favorite tube-shaped dish. Iannucci's also serves up a host of pizzas and calzones that quench cravings for oven-fresh fare. Crispy, handmade calzones ($7.65) encircle three cheeses and choice of topping, and the eight-topping house special pizza ($16.25 for a medium, $17.25 for a large, $18.25 for a sicilian style) reigns over plates, its savory discus loaded to capacity with mushrooms, italian sausage, hamburger, peppers, and olives.
Iannucci's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant
With more than 30 years of dough-kneading experience, the chefs at Iannucci's Pizzeria & Italian Restaurant have crafted a menu of time-tested, authentic Italian food and pizzas. Choices such as eggplant and hamburger top Iannucci's housemade dough and sauce, allowing pie lovers to build a large 16 inch or Sicilian style to their liking or to look like them. For dinner, pasta fans can quell hunger tides with the baked ziti a la joi or satiate carnivorous cravings with the veal parmigiana, each chaperoned by the pizzeria's signature breadsticks. When the time comes to celebrate a birthday, reunion, or AVP: Alien vs. Predator anniversary, patrons can ogle the catering menu to spice up the shindig with a tray of meatballs or italian sausages, meat or spinach lasagna, or a large greek, italian, or house salad.