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Indiana Foodways: Pizza Trail

As soon as Hoosiers tasted pizza, locally owned pizzerias started popping up across the state. Each place has a story and unique flavor worth discovering. Don’t just stop in for a slice of pizza. Find what place has the children's room with a vintage toy and game collection. Also find out why a small place on the east side of the state has a wall dedicated to The McCoys musical group. You might just encounter an original band member.

450 North Brewing Co. at Simmons Winery 

Located on the Simmons’ family farm in the beautiful Columbus, Indiana sits 450 North Brewing Co. This brewery, restaurant and tap room features picturesque views with brick oven-fired pizza, 20 taps of fresh beer, wine and hard cider.

Arni’s at Market Square 

Arnis has been a Lafayette tradition for more than 40 years and serves pizza, salads, sandwiches, soups and pasta.The fascinating children's room features vintage toy and game collections, and The Loading Dock, a 21 and over bar, has a warehouse theme with scales, packing cases and a real semi truck for ambience. The big front room may be spare by comparison, but it buzzes with locals enjoying Arni's Famous Jr. Salad with signature homemade salad dressings, fabulous thin crust pizzas (try the pepperoni) pastas, hot sandwiches, soups, munchies and big rich desserts including caramel apple granny and cheesecake.

Art’s Pizza No 1 

Family owned and operated since 1956, Art’s Pizza is often imitated and never duplicated. You won’t want to miss this stop on the Pizza Trail!

Bill Bobes Pizzeria 

Are you craving for an authentic pizza experience? Step into Bill Bobe's Pizzeria for a lip-smacking pizza treat. Bill Bobe’s Pizzeria has been serving scrumptious, high-quality food to your community since 1954!

Bruno’s (Big O Sports Room) 

For more than 50 years the Itin family has offered its customers multi-national cuisine in West Lafayette. Bruno Itin's native Swiss recipes for cheese fondue, veal gschnetzels and weinerschnitzel along with classic Italian and American dishes are served in comfortable chalet style dining rooms or in the Purdue-inspired Big O Sports Room. The hot yeasty Bruno's Dough Balls are a knockout appetizer and their famous hand-tossed pizzas always have a lot of cheese and a great crust. Dessert pizzas feature apple butter, or peanut butter with chocolate chips.

Carriage Inn 

Visit the quaint Carriage Inn in Tell City and enjoy the catastrophe pizza, piled high with all of your favorite toppings!

Caruso’s Italian Restaurant 

Established in 1976, Caruso’s is a family owned and operated restaurant. They serve traditional family recipes along with the latest trends in Italian cuisine and seafood. Stop in for a fresh fish entree or a gourmet pizza.

Chicago Joe’s 

Located in LaGrange, Indiana, Chicago Joe’s is a stop you won’t want to miss! Chicago Joe's specializes in homemade Chicago-style food including: pizza, hot dogs, polish and Italian beef, sausage, meatball sandwiches. Gyros, fresh cut fries and tamales round out our terrific menu.

Club 14 Bar & Grille 

Some of the best local food, Club 14 Bar & Grille prides themselves on their BBQ and pizza. This locally owned bar prides themselves on their ribs prepared daily.Stop by and enjoy a philly cheese steak sandwich, ribs, shrimp, taco salad and much more.

East End Double Dip 

Located in Peru, Indiana East End Double Dip is a creamy stop that you won’t want to miss. Their menu includes the Beagle Parfait, Lifesaver Sprite, Buckeye Bash Ice Cream, Hurricanes, Pizza, Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream and more!

Harvey Hinklemeyers 

Harvey Hinklemeyers has something for everyone in the family. Stop in for a delicious meal today!

Iannarelli's Italian Restaurant 

Iannarelli’s Italian Restaurant is known as the little red house with the big Italian taste! Voted the best pizza in LaGrange County, Iannarelli’s doesn’t disappoint. Sip on a speciality drink as you enjoy a meal made from authentic, family recipes.

Lil Bistro 

A family style restaurant in Redkey, Lil Bistro is both quaint and delicious. The smell of their wood-fired oven pizza is noticeable as soon as you pull up to this adorable red brick building!

Mad Anthony Taproom and the Munchies Emporiam 

Mad Anthony Brewing launched the Mad Anthony Tap Room in 2002.The Tap Room is a popular lunch gathering spot for local downtown shoppers and business owners. At night the Tap Room has become a favorite spot to meet co-workers or friends for good eats and pints of Mad Brew.

My Pizza My Way 

Enjoy delicious pizza, your way at My Pizza My Way located in Peru. Their crust and soups are made fresh daily at their buffet.

Pizzology Craft Pizza and Pub 

Pizzology has always held the belief that better food comes from better sources.They take a great deal of pride in sourcing as many of their high quality ingredients as possible from farms that share their commitment to raising animals and vegetables with integrity. Food grown locally and with integrity is not only better for our land and for our guests, it simply just tastes better.

Tomato Pie 

Tomato Pie Pizza Joint offers made from scratch sauce and dough, with the highest quality ingredients possible. This family owned and operated pizza joint has a menu filled with unique, delicious options that are sure to make your taste buds smile!

ZwanzigZ Pizza & Brewing 

What started as a tiny, one-room pizza shop on the corner of town has grown into a community landmark and a family dining tradition. We invite you to join us for a fun, family-focused pizza dining experience with adult friendly beverages.