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Pizza-by-the slice crawl on Franklin St. Chapel Hill

bbqme | Jun 30, 201609:27 AM

Our first stop was Artisan Pizza Kitchen. Pros were that the toppings were very generous and slices are reasonably priced; cons are that the crust drooped and sagged and it was oily. Next stop was Benny Cappella's (new?). Pros were that the crust was good and the slices are large; cons are that it's pricey and my slice was too salty. The third stop was Italian Pizzeria 3. Pros: good crust and very fresh tasting toppings; Con: the slices could be larger.

IP3 was the clear winner, with Artisan edging out Benny's for 2nd place. I have tried the place next to Ben & Jerry's already and didn't like it at all. I think Mellow Mushroom sells slices but it's more of a sit down restaurant. I would rank it behind IP3 among this list. If there are other locations that sell pizza slices on Franklin St. that I should try point them out and I'll give them a try and update my ranking accordingly.

My favorite place is still Alfredo's Pizza Villa, especially when Alfredo himself is making the pies, but of course that's at University Mall.

Alfredo's Pizza Villa,
Ben & Jerry’s,
Mellow Mushroom
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