Jul 26, 2014

Bites Nearby: Fox's Pizza Den

Each week we'll tell you about a nearby restaurant that serves up delicious food and focuses on eating local.

Bites Nearby: Fox's Pizza Den

holds a gold medal for its pizza sauce and a place in the heart of the community for its support of efforts.

Since 1971, Fox’s has been serving great pizza and specialty sandwiches to local patrons. Owners David and Kierstin Walton say, “Our goal is to serve you only the very best “from our den to your den.’” Their food is prepared with only the finest of ingredients and topped with 100 percent real cheese.

Your inner gourmet can create the pizza of your dreams at Fox’s. First choose from regular, whole wheat or gluten-friendly crust. Next choose from the award-winning Fox’s pizza sauce, white garlic sauce, Alfredo, ranch or BBQ. Then choose from the extensive toppings available: pepperoni, bacon, sausage, ham, ground beef, chicken, anchovies, gyro meat, green peppers, onions, banana peppers, sweet peppers, jalapeño peppers, mushrooms, black olives, pineapple, diced tomatoes, green olives, spinach, artichokes and sun dried tomatoes. Top it off with your choice of extra pizza cheese, cheddar cheese or feta.

Fox’s also offers a wide variety of specialty pizzas, among them a Greek, Hawaiian, Taco and Chicken Rancher, a customer favorite. Pastas, including a Chicken Alfredo and 5 Cheese Lasagna are available in regular or family size portions.

Also on the menu are authentic calzones and strombolis, hoagies and wedgies, fresh salads and extras, ranging from a fruit cup to wings. Fox’s is the home of the crowd-pleasing “,” a 30-inch, 52-slice pizza.

Whether you want a table for 1 or for 52, Fox’s can serve up the dish that is right for you.

2971 Monroe Hwy., Watkinsville. 678-661-0220. And 1850 Epps Bridge Pkwy., Athens. 706-850-7240. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Pricing: Low to moderate

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