The best in Abilene, according to Yelp

ABILENE, Texas ( – After a long day, who doesn’t love a huge slice of pepperoni pizza? Even if pepperoni isn’t your topping of choice, Abilene has some of the best pizza in Texas!

It’s unclear exactly how long Pepperoni Pizza Day started, but according to the National Day calendarthe first pizza was created by the legendary Raffaele Esposito in June 1889.

No matter when it was created, we are grateful for Esposito and September 20!

Now on to the good stuff. Where’s the best pepperoni pizza in town? lists them as the 5 best places to get a slice of pepperoni in Abilene:

1. Papa Murphy’s

Papa Murphy’stake-out pizza place, set up shop and opened in Abilene in the summer of 2013. Although there was some confusion at first due to the untypical way the pizza is delivered to you, it quickly became a must in town.

Located next to Walgreens at 1441 Barrow Street, Papa Murphy’s is open from 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. most days. When you walk in, the pizza is prepared and wrapped right before your eyes, just the way you like it. Take it home and put it in the oven! You can also order online.

2. Pizza Vagabonde

A real Abilene favourite, Vagabond Pizza started in 2012 with a pizza oven on a trailer, a man and a dream. Vagabond opened its physical doors for the very first time in the summer of 2016.

Located in downtown Abilene right next to Grain theoryat 1056 North Second Street, Vagabond Pizza is open 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. most days and is closed Mondays and Tuesdays.

3. Dante’s Pizza

This is a reality for most Abilene residents; you go to the mall, you take a slice of Dante’s Pizza.

Dante’s is located inside the Abilene Mall near Dillard’s North at 4310 Buffalo Gap Road. It is open for business from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. most days.

4. Einstein Bros Bagels

Although less than your traditional pizzeria, Einstein Brothers Bagels is one of the top five pepperoni pizzas in town!

Located on the campus of Abilene Christian University at 216 McGlothlin Campus Center Hilton Food Court, Einstein Bros. Bagels is open from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. most days.

5. Pizza by Design

The last on our list has quickly become a local favourite; it is Pizza by design!

The all-you-can-eat pizzeria opened in Abilene in May 2017 and has been serving slices of smiles ever since.

Located behind David’s Bridal at 3753 Catclaw Drive, Pizza By Design is open most days from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and closed on Tuesdays.

Happy National Pepperoni Pizza Day!

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