Via 313

Perfect For: Guys Night Quick Eats Serious Take-Out Operation
PHOTOS: Jordan Haro

In case you’re unfamiliar with “Detroit-style” pizza, it’s all about the super thick crust that almost makes it something completely different from a pizza at all, and more akin to a cheesy bread-based casserole with toppings on top. Despite sounding like a bad experiment by Pizza Hut’s marketing team, Via 313 objectively puts something together that is simply delicious. Be warned - the sheer volume of bread in each square slice can put a hungry human under the table after three or four helpings. For pizza, it’s a little bit on the pricey side, but they can get away with it because the quality of food is so good. Also, the wait gets backed up on peak nights as all of their trailers are strategically positioned near big bar scenes.

After years of serving pizza from the Dirty D out of their trailers, they’ve finally opened new brick and mortar locations down south on 290 and on Guadalupe. Judging by the quality of their trailer food, this place is destined to remain a part of Austin for quite some time.

Food Rundown

The Cadillac

Our favorite pizza here: gorgonzola, fig preserves, prosciutto, parmesan, and a balsamic glaze. It’s heavy, sweet, and savory.

The 500

A remixed pepperoni pizza with added jalapeños and pineapple slices. We’ve never been a believer in pineapple on pizza until this one.

The Herbivore

Their veggie option is stacked with olives and mushrooms and is one of your only creative vegetarian options beyond a simple cheese pizza.

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