It’s time to celebrate your favorite flat, round, oven-baked indulgence.
Yep, it’s February 9th, National Pizza Day. If you’re in pursuit of that perfect slice of savory goodness, we’ve gotcha covered.
A sprinkle of fresh aromatic basil. Thinly sliced pepperoni. Artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes. Chicken and BBQ sauce. No matter how you like it, there are plenty of delicious pizza spots in Lake Travis to satisfy the glutton in everyone.
Here are some pizza joints close to home — and a couple worth the short trip — for your pizza eating pleasure on National Pizza Day!
Did you know?
Sure, it tastes amazing, but how much do you really know about your beloved kinda-Italian-y, cheesy circular pal? Here are a few interesting #NationalPizzaDay tidbits:
- Super Bowl Sunday is the biggest pizza delivery day of the year
- Pepperoni is the most popular pizza at 36% of all pies ordered
- 43% of Americans rank pizza as their favorite food
- Over 3 billion pizzas are sold in the USA each year
- Americans consume on average 23 pounds of pizza per person each year
8 Perfect Pizza Spots in Lake Travis
Mangieri’s Pizza Cafe
2133 Lohmans Crossing Rd.
Mangieri’s is definitely a favorite spot for tasty pizza in the Lakeway area. With a cute bar, big roomy dining room, and a covered patio with TVs and a playscape, Mangieri’s is a fun choice.
They offer 20 specialty gourmet pizzas as well as build-your-own. Mangieri’s also has options for pizza-lovers with dietary restrictions like whole wheat crust, gluten-free crust, and vegan cheese.
3595 Ranch Rd 620 S
This food truck located across from Target will evoke your pizza palette. BackDraft’s authentic pizza crust topped with fresh ingredients is perfect for herbivores and carnivores. If you’re enjoying pizza on a schedule, you can call ahead or place an order online for pick-up.
They also have delicious 100% gluten-free crust from Lakeway’s Blackbird Bakery. Of course, if you have a serious gluten allergy, just let them know.
2303 Ranch Road 620 South
Papa Murphy’s take-and-bake pizzas deliver the love at 425 degrees. You can order online or pop in to pick-up the pizza of your choosing. Then you take-and-bake! Baking instructions are provided or you can find them online.
From thin and gluten-free to stuffed crust, Papa Murphy’s tells you exactly what to do to bake your pizza perfectly.
Craig O’s Pizza
2501 Ranch Rd 620 S
Like most Lake Travis pizza joints, Craig O’s is a great dine-in, take-out, or delivery option.
On a beautiful day, it’s hard to beat Craig O’s huge outdoor patio and enormous playscape area for the kids. They make a New York-style thin-crust and an original hand-tossed with tons of toppings–from anchovies to Sicilian chicken.
And bring lots of quarters because your kiddos will quickly discover all of the arcade-style games.
Tony C’s Coal-Fired Pizza
Hill Country Galleria
12800 Hill Country Blvd
Bee Cave, TX
If you haven’t planned your movies at Hill Country Galleria to include pre-movie pizza at Tony C’s, you’re missing out.
Tony C’s coal-fired pizza with award-winning dough is sinfully delicious. The entire menu is amazing, but this is just about the pizza. Their specialty pizzas will satisfy all of your foodie desires from Prosciutto & Goat Cheese to Fig & Honey. Plus, every Tuesday is two pizzas for the price of one.
Lakeside Pizza & Grill
2900 N Quinlan Park Rd
Uhm, they’re kind of a big deal. Yep, Lakeside Pizza & Grill was voted #1 Best Pizza in the Four Points area. It gets rave reviews from LTL founder, Todd Hower. The man knows good pizza.
Lakeside is a lively, family-friendly restaurant with pizza everyone will love. With precise tossing, paddling and spinning, Lakeside has perfected the perfect pizza dough — not too thick, not too thin. They also make gluten-free dough with premium ingredients.
12005 W Hwy 290
Think of Pieous as the Franklin Barbecue of pizza. There are lines. They close when they’re sold-out. These things just happen when you’re baking pizza greatness.
Pieous recently announced a brand new “Pieous mecca” to better serve the hungry Texas Hill Country that will be built by the end of 2017. It’s just a quick minute away from their current location.
Stanley’s Farmhouse Pizza
13187 Fitzhugh Road
This is such a great Texas tale. Friends. Family. A former chicken ranch. A bull named Stanley. A better way to live a fuller life.
If you’re in the mood for a wood-fired artisan pizza that will blow your mind — paired with a local craft brew — you must drive out to Stanley’s Farmhouse. It’s Neapolitan-style pizza with a crunch on the outside, but a chewy bite inside. And it’s in a huge, beautifully restored farmhouse. Literally. You haven’t experienced pizza like this.
What are you waiting for? Get out there and grab a slice. Happy #NationalPizzaDay, Lake Travis!