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The High Points of Pizza Day

February 9, 2021

A hand cuts a pizza in a pizza box from Rome Italian Pizza in High Point, NC.

Happy National Pizza Day, High Point friends! Second maybe only to Thanksgiving, February 9 is one day where we think you should be allowed to eat whatever you want with no guilt involved. After all, pizza can provide a great serving of grains, meat, dairy, veggies, even fruit, right? (We admit, we’re pineappleonpizza kind of people!)  

To make sure you make the most of National Pizza Day, we’ve compiled a list of places in High Point that you need to visit today to celebrate. Skip the meal prep tonight, and surprise your family with everyone’s favorite dinner. 

Pizza with History – Sir Pizza 

A High Point icon with long history, Sir Pizza is always one of our absolute favorites! From its Tiffany lamps hanging over each table in the dining room to those irresistibly small pieces of pizza that give you an excuse to eat way more than you should, Sir Pizza has been a staple in our city for years. While Sir Pizza actually has several locations, the beloved High Point franchise was started back in 1967 by Mr. Phil Butler. For more than half a century, Sir Pizza has been serving up pies that our community can’t get enough of, so why not pick up a few today to celebrate?  

A pizza with sausage and pepperoni lays in a cardboard box beside a Sir Pizza box from High Point, NC.
Image by Hannah Norris Photography
A piece of pizza from Sir Pizza in High Point, NC is lifted out of the box.
Image by Hannah Norris Photography

Pizza with Tradition – Rome Italian Pizza  

When it comes to fresh ingredients and Italian authenticity, Rome Italian Pizza knows how to do it. Founded in 1987 by the Soltani family, Rome has brought many a delicious pizza to High Pointers over the years. Their traditional style of pizza making, their family recipes, and their famous buffet make Rome Pizza an easy choice for National Pizza Day deliciousness!  

A man wearing a High Point University hat twirls a pizza from Rome Italian Pizza in High Point, NC.
Image by Hannah Norris Photography
A pizza from Rome Italian Pizza sits in a cardboard box.
Image by Hannah Norris Photography

Pizza with Pizzaz – Blue Rock Pizza  

Known for its creative flavor pairings and unique pizza toppings, Blue Rock Pizza is a great spot to celebrate National Pizza Day! Witty names that play off their rock-and-roll theme, like “Burning Love” and “Ring of Fire” make it fun to discover all the unique flavor combos on these pies. Pizzas with red curry or mango-jalapeno barbeque sauce? What?! Blue Rock is perfect for the adventurous pizza palette! 

A glass door that says "Blue Rock Pizza and Tap" in High Point, NC.
Image by Maria West Photography
A pizza is served on a table at Blue Rock Pizza and Tap in High Point, NC.
Image by Maria West Photography

Pizza with New York Style – Mario’s Pizza 

Started by Brooklyn-native brothers, Vinny, Mario and Tony, Mario’s Pizza is famous for their New Yorkstyle crust. Their huge pies are filled with fresh ingredientscreated by family-owned recipes, and are perfect for feeding the whole family for National Pizza Day. 

Pizza with Passion – Giannos  

With a lot more than just pizza, Giannos has been bringing delicious Italian cuisine to High Point for years. Owner and operator, Dave Nicoletta, has studied at The New York Restaurant School and brings more than 25 years of professional restaurant experience – which might explain why he is passionate about Giannos’ stone oven. Every pizza from Giannos’ is fired in their central stone oven, creating a unique and delicious pizza experience every time. 

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