It would be very hard to find someone who does not like pizza. In fact, only 2 percent of Americans don't like pizza and 1 and 3 Americans eat pizza at least once a week, according to a survey done by the pollsters at National Today.
Pizza isn't just about pepperoni and cheese anymore. That might explain why so many people enjoy it and have made it part of their weekly diet. And maybe that is why there are so many unusual kinds of pizza in Las Vegas. Here is just a few of them:
The South of the Border Pizza is made with chorizo, green peppers, cilantro, mozzarella and cotija cheese.
Cugino's Italian Deli & Restaurant
Cugino's Melenzana pizza features breaded eggplant, fresh tomato, basil and garlic.
The World Famous Snake River Special features Evel Knievel's tomato sauce, mozzarella, rattlesnake sausage (yes, made of actual rattlesnake), caramelized onions, roasted red peppers and fresh parsley.
The Hog Heaven pie features Evel's BBQ sauce, smoked mozzarella, fontina, pulled pork, man candy bacon (bacon candied with brown sugar and chilies), red onions and fresh parsley.
The Picante pizza is made with ghost chili salami, shishito peppers, Calabrian chili and roasted sweet peppers
Flour & Barley
Flour & Barley has several unusual pizzas on their menu. The butternut squash pizza is made with mozzarella, roasted butternut squash, caramelized onions, spinach and goat cheese. The Farm House is made with mozzarella, pork belly, Cotto ham, fennel sausage, roasted onion, and topped with a farm egg, and the lasagna pizza is hand-crafted with bolognese sauce, mushroom, sausage, and herbed ricotta cheese.
John's Incredible Pizza Company
The Spicy Peanut Butter Pizza is a creation of owner and founder John Parlet. Crafted with made-from-scratch dough, homemade sauce, actual peanut butter and whole shelled peanuts.
The Dillinger pizza is made with smoked vodka cream sauce, marinated chicken breast, bacon, bell peppers, mozzarella, provolone, cheddar, artichoke hears, broccolini, garlic, fresh lemon, crushed red peppers and parsley.
The Seafood fra Diavolo pizza is topped with grilled shrimp, calamari, mozzarella, spicy tomato sauce, parsley and fresh lemon wedge
Naked City Pizza
Naked City Pizza offers several great pizzas. The Stinger Pizza is made with chopped roast beef, chicken fingers, hot & sweet peppers, white onion, cheddar, mozzarella and blue cheese dressing. The Guinea Pie is made with grandma's meatballs, spinach, ricotta, white garlic sauce and mozzarella
Ma's Hungarian Gypsy pizza is made with chicken, green pepper, onion, homemade green sauce and a sprinkle of paprika
Otto Enoteca Pizzeria
The Brussels sprout pizza made with roasted Brussels sprouts, mozzarella, prosciutto and preserved lemon
Pizza Rock offers many types of pizza. The Quail Egg Guanciale California pizza is made with mozzarella, White Rose potatoes, Italian chorizo, pork cheek, calabrese peppers, rosemary and lavender sea salt. The Bianco Tonno Classico features Genova Yellowfin tuna, red and green onions, crushed red peppers, mozzarella and shaved a Parmigiano-Reggiano
Slice of Vegas
The Miles' 10 Meat Pizza is made with beef, pork and veal smothered in mozzarella cheese and topped with prosciutto, pepperoni, ham, sausage, bacon, mortadella and capicola. The Hangover Pizza with sausage gravy, cheddar, mozzarella, green peppers, onions, potatoes, bacon, ham and scrambled eggs.
And if you are looking for some special deals on National Pizza Day, check these out.
d.vino Italian Food & Wine Bar inside the Monte Carlo Resort & Casino is making National Pizza Day fun for the entire family! Make sure to mention “national pizza day” to your waiter, and kids will receive a free cheese pizza with the purchase of any adult entree.
Metro Pizza welcomes everyone to celebrate National Pizza Day on Feb. 9! From 6-8 PM, the “Retro Metro” location (4001 South Decatur Blvd.) will be rolling back slice prices to $1 with 100% of sales proceeds going to Three Square. Also, if you wear any pizza-theme clothing to the 4001 S. Decatur Blvd., 395 E. Tropicana Blvd., 1420 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway (Henderson) or 6720 Sky Pointe Dr. locations, and your pizza is 50% off! (dine-in only).
Guests will receive a free slice of cheese pizza with purchase when they say “Happy Pizza Day” at Pizza Forte inside the Hard Rock Hotel & casino. They will also receive a free slice of cheese pizza with purchase when they wear a shirt with a picture or graphic of pizza.
In honor of the foodie holiday, Flour & Barley will be offering a free personal size Margherita pizza with purchase of any specialty pizza (over $16) on Thursday, Feb. 9 only. Specialty options include the Spicy Shrimp pizza, topped with cherry pepper, shrimp, roasted tomato, artichoke and chili oil; and the Butternut Squash pizza, a flavorful blend of mozzarella, roasted butternut squash, caramelized onion, spinach and goat cheese.
CRUSH at MGM Grand Las Vegas will be offering the Sweet Elvis dessert pizza, a peanut butter flatbread topped with banana and bacon, for National Pizza Day.
La Cave Wine & Food Hideway at Wynn Las Vegas will shine the spotlight on its S'mores flatbread in honor of the unofficial food holiday.
All locations of Naked City Pizza is offering a special Uber deal. Order a 1/4 sheet with one topping for just $5 if delivered by Uber. Available from all four locations.