Pizza. A favorite for many people no matter what age. Traditional pizza dates back to about 1889 and since then has evolved to incorporate a variety of different ingredients for all types of different palates. When you visit Bowling Green, you’ll notice that there’s no shortage of pizza joints. Each one brings something unique to the traditional pizza and to the city of Bowling Green. Check out the highlights of our pizza spots in BG!
Local Pizza Places:
This local pizza chain started in Sandusky in 1936. In 2018, Cameo Pizza opened in Downtown BG and has been slinging great pies ever since. BG’s Cameo Pizza is also unique because they are attached to Doc’s Big City Saloon, a local bar specializing in whiskey based drinks. When you order your pizza, you can order a 6-pack of beer or a specialty drink like Cherry Limeade Slush.
145 N. Main St.
This local chain started in Bowling Green and has since expanded to have restaurants in Findlay and Toledo. This pizza joint has thin crust pizza that you can wash down with a craft beer. If you want something a little different, try their stuffed breadsticks. These breadsticks are HUGE and are a favorite of everyone that visits Pollyeyes.
440 E. Court St.
This is one of Bowling Green’s oldest pizza places. Since they opened in 1967, Pagliai’s has been serving up delicious pizza and has even opened a second pizzeria in BG called Campus Pollyeyes (changed to a more phonetic spelling to avoid confusing the restaurants). Not sure what to try on the Pagliai’s menu? They have a pizza buffet that features eight different pizzas, breadsticks, two different soups, and a build-your-own salad bar.
945 S. Main St.
Pisanello’s has been voted ‘Best Pizza in Wood County’ for 22 years in a row. Located in Downtown BG, this pizza joint has delicious pizza, salads, subs, wings, and so much more! They also have great monthly specials on all of their menu items.
203 N. Main St.
Pizza Pub 516
Pizza Pub 516 has modeled their delicious pizza recipe from old BG favorite Myle’s Pizza. This delicious thin crusted pizza has toppings underneath all of the cheese and lots of pizza sauce. If you like sides with your pizza, get an order of their cheesy garlic bread. This favorite is a whole loaf of thick cut bread with melted butter, garlic, and cheese in each slice.
516 E. Wooster St.
While DP Dough doesn’t have pizza on the menu, they specialize in calzones. They offer classic options like the Roni Zoni which just has cheese and pepperoni or more unique options like the Danger Zone which has Hamburger, Cheddar, Onions, Hot Sauce, and Taco Seasoning. They also have a special Zone of the Day, where you can get a discount on one of their calzones.
1616 E. Wooster St.
Rapid Fired Pizza
Rapid Fired has personal pizzas ready in 180 seconds. This fast casual restaurant has all kinds of crust options, sauces, and toppings to make your pizza exactly how you want it. They also have a self-pour beer wall with 18 taps for craft beer, cider, and margaritas.
852 S. Main St.
If you’re looking for something quicker, Bowling Green also has many chain pizza places like: Domino’s, Jet’s, Little Caesar’s, Marco’s Pizza, Papa John’s, and Pizza Hut. Bowling Green also has a self-guided Pizza Tour that you can pick up at the Four Corners Center. This tour pairs well with BG’s Brew Tour, which spotlights all of the unique bars in the area. Check them both out and take a tour of Bowling Green!