Tuesday is National Cheese Pizza day, so here are the five best places in Athens to grab some cheese pizza.
- Avalanche Pizza
Avalanche makes some of the best pizza in Athens, especially its cheese pizza. Along with the traditional cheese pizza, they have a vegan cheese pizza and New York style cheese pizzas. They also claim to be the best pizza in the United States according to Food Network.
329 E State St., 740-594-4664
- Plus 1 Pizza
Plus 1 Pizza has 12 different kinds of cheese to choose from and more options coming in the future, so you can keep things interesting by mixing up your cheese choice. There’s everything from classic mozzarella and provolone to asiago and aged sharp cheddar. With all of Plus 1's options, you can create the ultimate cheese pizza.
600 E State St., 740-594-9494
3. Jackie O’s Pub and Brewery
Jackie O’s serves more than just good beer — it makes a good cheese pizza that you can even get with local feta cheese from Integration Acres. With its fresh ingredients and local cheese providers, it’s clear Jackie O's cheese pizza is good.
22-24 W Union St., 740-592-9686
4. GoodFella's Pizza
GoodFella's is a good option for cheese pizza, especially if you are craving a piece or two and are in a hurry. GoodFella's cheese pizza is a staple of uptown Athens and is even having a deal where pizza is $1 a slice on National Cheese Pizza day.
35 N Court St., 740-592-9000 and 6 W Union St., 740-592-1572
5. Courtside Pizza
Courtside Pizza doesn’t offer just cheese pizza, but it also has four cheese pizza, which includes provolone, mozzarella, monterey jack and mild cheddar. You can even get extra cheese if you feel the need. Courtside, like Jackie O's, has feta cheese you can add to your pizza.
85 N Court St., 740-594-9999