Great pizza in North Smithfield

(MCT Campus)
(MCT Campus)

Pizza is a versatile food that has existed for hundreds of years. North Smithfield is home to numerous pizza parlors that all serve delicious dishes. Firehouse Pizza has existed in town for over twenty years. Located at 639 Great Road, this small shop provides simple choices. The menu contains pizza, appetizers, spaghetti, salads, and a wide assortment of grinders. Pizza prices range from $4.95 to $14.50, depending on the number of toppings chosen. Grinders from the grill, such as the buffalo chicken cutlet and the steak and pepper, come in three sizes.

Another old pizza establishment in town, formerly known as Hercules Pizza, recently reopened as Gusto Pizzeria and Spaghetteria at 7 Main Street. Gusto customers can eat in, take out, or order delivery. The menu has a wide variety of options including appetizers, sandwiches, salads, pizza, pasta, scallops, chicken, and desserts. The restaurant offers ten specials including, “buy any 2 dinners or pasta dishes get 1 appetizer free” and “any order over $20 get $3 off, any order over $30 get $5 off.”

One of North Smithfield’s most popular restaurants, Gator’s Pub, collaborates with Lumber Jack’s Pizza and Wieners. This small business offers appetizers, sides, salads, sandwiches, calzones, specialty pizzas, and three-step-pizzas. Three toppings can be added to a 16” pizza for only $12.95. In addition, the menu includes eight different types of sauces. There are plenty of combinations to be made when ordering from Lumber Jack’s, situated at 1402 Victory Highway.

Bob and Timmy’s Grilled Pizza, located at 621 Pound Hill Road, is one of the largest pizza businesses in town. This restaurant has received great reviews and numerous awards. The menu includes starters, salads, subs/roll up’s, wood grilled pizza, traditional oven pizza, specialty pizzas, and pasta. Wood grilled pizzas range from $9 to $14, yet critics say it is well worth the money. In 2009 Bob and Timmy’s spinach and mushroom grilled pizza was ranked #5 in the country (according to GQ Magazine). Regardless of which restaurant you choose to dine at, each has something unique to offer at an affordable price.