Joe Santucci’s Square Pizza …One Father’s Vision is now A Son’s Passion!

Jul 27, 2011

by Mike Vagnoni

OOT_3309-Print_Page_01Located in the Kinghts Road Shopping Center at 4050 Woodhaven Raod is the home of Joe Santucci’s Bar & Grill. There is a unique tradition on going here which I will share with you about this family run business that dates back to 1959. For well over 50 years Santucci’s Square Pizza has been a big hit in Phila., and this traditon is kept alive by Joe Santucci Jr. It all began with Joe’s Dad who came up with an idea and changed the Pizza business forever. His idea was the introduction of a family recipe for pizza made the real Italian way, by placing the cheese on the bottom and sauce on top, add in a unique baking technique and also a distinctive square shape thus the Santucci square Pizza was born. You will not find a better tasting pizza anywhere else. This became a big hit and today, it is still the best in our region. So good that Philly Magazine has given them the Best of Philly award two times. The also have had over the years many articles published on their food and unigue style.

Santucci’s today is in a new location and offers a variety of pizzas, stromboli, hot and cold sandwiches, pasta .and add in their extensive menu. Prices are really that good and the portions are big. For the traditional pizza they only use fresh dough made daily with only the finest mozzarella cheese and – top that off with their family recipe >the sauce.

Santuccis can boast about their late night menu that is available to 2am. When you talk about night time and late night, they are open 7 days and nights a week. The bar has weekly and daily specials and they also have a happy hour from 4pm to 6pm. Some of the entertainment is: Bar Bingo on tuesdays with host DJ Franny Mac from 8pm to 11pm. Quizzo on wednesdays from 7:30pm to 10:30pm, with weekly prizes. Every thursday Dj Franny Mac with Martini thursdays and friday and saturday nights a Dj and dance party. All sports at Santuccis is one of the biggest favorites and they offer Phillies game day Bud and Bud Light Drafts for $2.50. Each month they also have – live acoustic music. Santucci’s is just a fun place for food, family and friends. You can also order online now at: www.JoeSantuccissquarepizza.com. ; Visit Santucci’s this week and see what Joe Jr., and his wife Nadine and kids Joseph lll and Natalie Philomena have waiting for you > Family, tradition with pride and doing it all for your enjoyment. Call 215-281-2900

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