When you move into a new neighbourhood, or if you are bored with the current pizza outlet you normally visit, it is time to find a new food provider. Finding a pizza place is an activity that should be done in an elaborate and planned manner. Pizza, is food. So, you are looking for a pizza outlet that provides for great tasting food while also being reliable. There are a lot of other conveniences that you should expect from a pizza joint.
By default, most pizza places make great pizza. This is because the process is standardized to a point where it is impossible to get pizza taste wrong. Once you have narrowed down the list after going through the pointers we have given, simply order a pizza from each outlet and see how it tastes. Or you could ask your friends on Facebook and real life.
Find Out Your Options For The Best Pizza Restaurant
Before you can choose the finest pizza place (the best pizza restaurant) in the neighbourhood, you need to know about the choices available to you. From what we understand, there are two types of pizza outlets. The first types are the popular chain restaurants, which are multinational brands. The second types are local restaurants that either sell pizza exclusively or make it available along with other type of takeaway food.
Finding the list of all local pizza places is as easy as running a search on your phone or by pulling up the mapping app on it. If you don’t use a smart phone, then do the same with your PC or tablet. You should have a list of pizza places at your disposal, sorted by distance so that you know which outlet is how far and the route to reach that place is.
Distance And Route
Many folks don’t think of this too much but you need to weigh in the distance to the pizza place, as well as the route to that place while making a decision.
With pizza, you either go to the restaurant or dine in, or you get a take away package or you have it delivered. Either way, you are travelling. Someone in your house is travelling or the pizza delivery person is travelling. If the pizza restaurant is very close to you, obviously everybody spends less time travelling. It could be you or the pizza person, end game, you get the food delivered quickly.
If you were to narrow down among several pizza places, who are roughly in the same distance from your home, then check the route. See which pizza place actually has a simple route, taking into consideration busy thoroughfares. Also, if your office is close by, it is not a bad idea to find a pizza place that is equidistance from your home and office. Most of us end up working at our office longer than expected and being able to order pizza from the usual place is always awesome.
What matters the most for any pizza lover is the ease with which they can be purchased and eaten. Personally, we mostly order pizza and rarely visit the actual pizza place. So, your pizza outlet should have multiple channels of ordering.
The most basic method of ordering is via the phone. An effective method of checking is to call them at peak hours like lunch and dinner time. Was the phone answered properly? Were your questions answered without hurrying you? If so, put a plus for that provider.
The phone ordering is okay, but what should really interest you is online ordering. We would strongly recommend you choose a pizza provider who has a great website with a fantastic menu. This interactive menu should be backed up with an easy to use online shopping cart and payment methods.
Further, if the website is fantastic, see if the outlet has a tablet or a Smartphone app that allows you to seamlessly order pizzas from your mobile device. Even if this particular restaurant does not have an app of its own, check if it is a member of any food service that has an app of its own.
So far, we have been talking about the more practical aspects of ordering and travelling to the pizza outlet. Assuming that these things are in place, we should share what to expect from your menu. With the menu, the thought process is that the more the better. A pizza outlet should never just sell only pizza. Over time, it may become your go to destination for all your dining needs. It must provide other options too so that if you ever feel like ordering something else, you don’t have to go looking for another restaurant.
The author always goes for the order online pizza routine, because it is convenient. His favourite food joint is La Favorita Delivered.