Who knew love could taste this good?
Restaurants and pizza places throughout the Naperville area will be serving up and delivering heart-shapped pizzas this Valentine's Day.
If low-key and laid-back is your Valentine's Day-style, check out one of these local businesses for your heart-shaped pizza:
- Uncle Pete's Pizza Shop, 815 N. Washington St. in Naperville, has heart-shaped pizzas available this Valentine's Day and over the weekend. Ask for the heart-shaped pizza when ordering, according to Pete's Facebook page. The phone number is (630) 357-5111.
- Francesca's Restaurants are serving heart-shaped pizzas. The restaurant has two locations in Naperville: 18 W. Jefferson Ave., 630-961-2706; and 3124 South Route 59, 630-946-0600.
- Old Town Pizza Co., 959 Artesian, Suite 167, in Naperville, has all-day delivery of heart-shaped pizzas on Valentine's Day for $12.95, according to Old Town's Facebook page. The phone number is 630-922-4600.
- Amato's Pizza & More, 3150 N. Aurora Road in Aurora, is taking orders for its heart-shapped pizzas. Call (630) 236-0055 to order.
- Aurelio's Pizza, 1975 Springbrook Square Drive in Naperville, will have heart-shaped pizzas available Feb. 14-16, and will also have a $4 special on a draft or bottle of Bell's Two-Hearted Ale. The phone number is 630-922-3600. There is also an Aurelio's at 931 75th St. in Naperville and that phone number is 630-369-0077. Aurelio's offers delivery, carryout and dine-in options.
- Lou Malnati's will serve heart-shaped pizzas at any of its 37 pizzerias this Valentine’s Day. Each pizza is 9 inches. The Naperville Lou Malnati's is located at 131 West Jefferson Avenue and the phone number is (630) 717-0700. Lou Malnati's is open from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. on Friday.
- Giordano's will have heart-shaped pizzas available in restaurants Feb. 13 to 16, according to Giordano's website. Heart-shaped pizzas can also be shipped nationwide. There is a Giordano's at 119 S Main St. in Naperville and the phone number is (630) 428-2111. There is also a Giordano's at 3224 S. Route 59 #120 in Naperville and the phone number is (630) 904-9800.
- Branconis, 4003 Plainfield Naperville Road in Naperville, IL 60564, 630) 369-4922, has heart-shaped pizzas, according to a Naperville Patch Facebook user who shared a photo of her heart-shaped pizza with Patch this past week.
- Vita Bella, 12443 S. Rt. 59 in Plainfield, offers delivery to Naperville and will have heart-shaped pizzas available for Valentine's Day, according to Vita Bella Pizza's Facebook page. Pizzas can be pre-ordered: 815-369-3939.
Make Your Own Heart-Shaped Pizza At HomeRecipe Posted by PartyStyle Box on Greenwich Patch in New Canaan, Conn.
Should you choose to make it for Valentine's Day or any other day, here is the easy recipe:
Ready made dough makes this recipe come together in no time. You can go the more healthier route too and get whole wheat dough.
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
- 1 loaf of ready made bread dough
- 1 cup pizza sauce (prepared or your own homemade)
- 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, shredded
- 18-20 slices of pepperoni
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.