Downtown Concierge

Pizza Amore


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Downtown Columbus

Ask any of your peeps about their favorite pizza joint, and you'll likely get an impassioned response. Thick crust versus thin crust; New York Style versus traditional Italian; veggie versus meat lovers.

Did you know that downtown provides multiple pizza pie options? Keep reading and you just might win a pie from Cafe Napolitana... now that's amore.

Forget your woes about avoiding pizza because it doesn't fit with the confines of your diet. Element Pizza on Third Street (250 North Third Street) offers an arugula pizza. Think of it as a salad on an edible plate that just happens to boast piping hot mozzarella and bacon, drizzled with olive oil and balsamic.

If you have a hankerin' for something with a few more Italian roots, Cafe Napolitana (40 North High Street) is a must-eat. You'll see Palmo Aracri making pizza and pasta the way he learned in Calabria, Italy. Palmo and his wife, Dee, have been right downtown for more than 20 years. Now they even offer delivery, so on those cold nights when you don't want to leave your downtown digs, give 'em a call.

The new kid on the block is Pizza Rustica (17 South High Street). They offer a variety of pizzas from a SkinniE Pizza to gluten-free options, but the one that caught our attention was the chocolate pizza. Oh yeah. Start with a creamy chocolate, hazelnut Nutella spread between two delicious, flaky crusts. Layer a few fresh strawberries and drizzle a little more chocolate. And a winner is born.

Leave us a comment about your favorite pizza downtown and you will be entered to win a gift certificate to Cafe Napolitana.