There’s something special about pizza parlors. Napoleone’s Pizza House is the special spot we like to go for a casual and delicious meal. The red and white checkered tablecloths, historical decorations and the sweet smell of sauces, dough and cheeses baking are warm welcomes every time we dine at Napoleone’s Pizza House.
Napoleone’s Pizza House, located at 619 National City Blvd. in National City is a community landmark. On our latest trip to Napoleone’s Pizza House, we sat down with pizza parlor owner, Peter Crivello. We first asked Peter why his restaurant has been a popular pizza hot spot for over six decades. Peter quickly pointed out that Napoleone’s Pizza House has been a favorite destination for young and old since their doors opened. The pizzeria has something for everyone. They provide stellar service at a reasonable price. Peter jokingly added that they serve smiles as well as food.
The story begins in September of 1958 when two brothers-in-law opened Napoleone’s Pizza House. Known to the locals as Mike & Joe’s. Mike was a classically trained Opera singer from Capri and Joe was a fisherman from East Boston. In need of a prep kid and dishwasher they hired their 14 year old brother-in-law Sal. Sal is father of the current owner. Guest who admire the dining room decor can view the chronological history of when the pizzeria first opened up till today.
If you’re in the military stop in on Mondays. Napoleone’s Pizza House offers 15% off to our country’s heroes in the armed forces. First responders are thanked for their service by receiving free beverages every day. Happy hour is 3-6 pm Monday through Thursday and all day Sunday.
There are 15 pizza varieties on the menu. You can also create your own masterpiece. If you’re craving something other than pizza, you have endless options. Choose from a variety of salads and appetizers, sandwiches and sides, pastas and house specials as well as desserts. All the food at Napoleone’s Pizza House is prepared daily and in-house.
If you love old-school family-run pizzerias, treat your family to delicious and authentic Italian favorites at Napoleone’s Pizza House.