COLUMBUS, Georgia (WRBL) — There are plenty of places to grab a slice of pizza in Columbus on National Cheese Pizza Day. Celebrated on September 5th every year, this holiday represents the plainest option for pizza slices available. If you’re looking for a local place to eat a classic slice, look no further than these Columbus spots.
This Uptown Columbus pizzeria offers pizza by the slice and piece. While a slice of cheese costs $4.99, buying an 18-inch pie costs $19.99. For late eaters, this place is open until midnight. It also offers an extensive drinks menu, wings, desserts and more. Those interested in toppings can also check out the vegetarian pizza, Hawaiian pizza, or other pizzas, all of which cost about $23.99 per 18-inch pie.
Pizza with rising flour
3709 Gentian Boulevard Suite 1
Although this place’s menu doesn’t necessarily advertise a cheese pizza, the option is still available. By selecting the “Create Your Own Pizza” option on Rising Flour’s online ordering platform, guests can purchase a classic cheese pizza for between $8.50 and $15, depending on the size. A large cake is 16 inches tall; The small pieces are 9 inches tall. Those wanting to deviate from the classic tomato sauce and cheese combo can try Rising Flour’s white pizza, which uses garlic butter instead of red sauce and has added cheese. This variant of the classic costs between 12.25 and 24.75 US dollars, depending on the size.
Mr. Pizza Brick Oven & Tap
3443 Macon Rd
These stone oven pizzas come in thick and thin crusts. A plain cheese pizza without toppings is $7 for an 8-inch cake, $10 for a 12-inch cake, and $14 for a 16-inch cake. For guests looking for a more exciting slice, the restaurant offers a choice of toppings for their own menu, as well as several specialty pizzas. Specialties include a chicken pesto pizza for $11-$21, a “Big Island” Hawaiian pizza for $11-$21, and more. Any of these can be prepared as a calzone instead.
Mellow Mushroom Columbus
6100 Veterans Parkway
This local franchise location is generally known for its fancier pizza options, but it also offers cheesecake. Those interested in a cheese pizza instead of the more adventurous options like Holy Shitake or Merry Prankster can get their plain pizza for $9.99 to $15.99, depending on the size. Small pizzas offer four slices, medium six slices and large eight slices at this point. There is also a variant with a thin crust. Gluten-free pizza lovers might also want to check out Mellow Mushroom’s gluten-free 10-inch BYO option with only cheese for $10.99.