1. Fat Jack’s
Location: 1806 N. West St., 2340 Spencerville Road, Lima and 801 Findlay Road (carry-out only) Lima
Phone: Spencerville Road: 419-227-1813, Findlay Road: 419-223-6100
Hours: All locations: 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday to Thursday; 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday
Highlights: Fat Jack’s has been the top winner of this category for 20 straight years and has been spinning pizzas in Lima for over 40 years. The experience is evident when sinking your teeth into a Fat Jack’s pizza. Speciality pizzas include sweet barbecue chicken, taco or cinna pie.
2. Beer Barrel
Location: 2625 W. Market St., Lima; 1840 S. Dixie Highway, Lima, 900 Interstate Drive, Findlay, 1200 Indiana Ave., St. Marys
Phone: Lima: 419-229-6211; Findlay: 419-424-3663; St. Marys: 419-778-7112
Hours: Market St.: 11 a.m. to midnight Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday; Dixie Highway: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Findlay: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, 11 a.m. to midnight Monday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, St. Marys: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday.
Highlights: It’s no wonder people flock to Beer Barrel for its pizza. It makes its own dough daily, blends its own sauces and spices and uses only the finest grade of cheese. Be sure to check out the menu for unique combinations.
3. The Pizzeria
Location: 112 N. High St., Columbus Grove, 103 E. Main St., Kalida, 102 E. Main St., Leipsic, 1085 N. Perry St., Ottawa, 206 E. Main St., Pandora
Phone: Columbus Grove: 419-659-2628, Kalida: 419-532-3322, Leipsic: 419-943-2700, Ottawa: 419-523-5555; Pandora: 419-384-7222
Hours: Columbus Grove, Kalida, Leipsic, Ottawa: 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 4 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; Pandora: 4 p;.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday to Thursday, 4 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday
Highlights: The pizza sauce is homemade at The Pizzeria and the recipe has not changed for decades. This family-owned pizza business has been in business since 1972 and bakes all pies in traditional deck ovens. Dine in or carry out. Make the trip and taste for yourself why The Pizzeria made the cut in the Best of the Region.