By Yasmene Warren
Have you ever been in the mood for Italian food — or at least, something kind of like it? Well, that’s exactly what you’ll get when you dine at Pigzza in Mills 50.
All About Pigzza
Pigzza is a modern “Italian-ish” restaurant in Orlando located on North Mills Avenue in the Mills 50 District. It was created by the same owner who started Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbacoa, and opened earlier this year in mid-April.
This restaurant offers a modern, contemporary twist on traditional Italian dishes and drinks, serving items like pizza, pasta, and parm.
You can find this place putting the pig in “Pigzza” Tuesdays through Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 11 a.m. to midnight, and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Piggin’ Out at Pigzza
When dining at Pigzza, the choice is yours when it comes to deciding if you want to take the authentic Italian cuisine route or venture down food lane Pigzza style.
Image by Piggza
For pizzas, you can get classics like cheese and pepperoni, or you can try the CBW pizza, which is made with smoked mozzarella, barbecue chicken, candied jalapeños, bacon, Alabama white sauce, cilantro, and green onions.
Image by Piggza
There’s also The Casper, which is Pigzza’s white pizza that has mozzarella, ricotta, grated pecorino, extra virgin olive oil, black pepper, fresh basil, and oregano.
Big Mo consists of vodka sauce, mozzarella, fontina, roasted mushrooms, caramelized onions, and chives.
The last pizza you can try is the Shrimpin’ Ain’t Easy, which has shrimp, extra virgin olive oil, garlic, white wine, pecorino, fresh oregano, parsley, and Calabrian chili.
For pastas, you can order them half or full sized, as well as make them gluten free. We tried two of the pasta dishes, and they were absolutely delicious!
The pesto bow ties pasta has green beans and grape tomatoes tossed in a three-herb pesto, and you can add grilled chicken for $5 and shrimp for $8.
Pesto Bow Tie Pasta (without green beans)
The BBQ bolognese pasta is spaghetti made with a rich, slow-cooked meat sauce and has house-smoked pork and brisket and is topped with pecorino romano cheese.
For something with a little kick, you can order the spicy sausage tortiglioni and get it with Italian sausage and vodka sauce topped off with some fresh oregano.
Spicy Sausage Tortiglioni
There are also parm options, salads, kids’ menu items, appetizers, and desserts to choose from at Pigzza.
If you’re looking for a modern scene with fancy eats and reasonable prices, then you’ll find your home in Pigzza. Their classy seating areas, high-top bars, delicious food with generous portions, and exceptional service will certainly make for an unforgettable dining experience.
At Pigzza, the most important thing is coming in excited and leaving stuffed like the restaurant’s namesake! When you’re searching for Italian food at a fair price point, you’ll definitely have your needs met at Pigzza.
The historical Mills 50 District is located outside of Downtown Orlando and lies on Mills Avenue and Colonial (50) Drive. This district is well known for its diversity and inclusivity, and it’s filled with an endless number of restaurants, shops, and businesses for its community to enjoy. Our favorites include Tako Cheena, The Mongolorian, and The Moderne! Mills 50 is anything but ordinary, and if that’s what you’re into, then let our team help you find the perfect home in its area!
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