Pizza Party at Grotto Pizza

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Growing up in Maryland, summers always included a trip to Ocean City. Every year I looked forward to getting my pizza fix at Grotto Pizza. When I heard a location was opening up closer to home, I was ecstatic! Obviously this wasn’t my first time visiting Grotto Pizza in Columbia, but it was definitely the first time I didn’t scarf down my food before taking a photo!

Although I can’t enjoy a slice of pizza on the beach, their Columbia location has a few outdoor seats so I can still enjoy the weather when it’s nice.

Fun fact about Grotto Pizza

Grotto Pizza was founded in 1960 and a slice of pizza sold for only TWENTY CENTS! A whole pie sold for $1.60. Can you believe it?! Times sure have changed…

While my friend and I came for the pizza, our meal began with an order of loaded cheese fries, because why not? They were covered in cheese, just the way I like them.

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I didn’t realize this until after we ate, but each course was super cheesy. No complaints here! Next we had a Caprese Salad which felt like a nice way to balance out the loaded fries.

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I made sure to save room for pizza because that’s the best thing on the menu! Grotto Pizza has the thinest, crispiest crust-it’s the perfect balance between doughy and crispy. We opted for a Margherita pizza, and it was bursting with flavor.

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You can’t leave Grotto Pizza without their house made gelato, so of course we ordered some to finish off our lunch! The Mint Chocolate Chip is my favorite.

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If you’re in Columbia or live nearby, definitely make your way over to Grotto Pizza!

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Eating is my hobby, cooking is my passion. Sharing easy to follow recipes from my kitchen.

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