A family-friendly eatery offering a wide selection of pizzas and other Italian and American eats, ACME Pizza Co is an ideal destination for a relaxed, casual meal. Choose from Chicago-style, thin hand-tossed and gluten-free pizzas or opt for one of ACME’s specialty pizzas like the Meat Head (pepperoni, sweet Italian sausage, sliced meatballs, crumbled bacon and mozzarella) or the BBQ (smoky BBQ-coated grilled chicken breast, mozzarella, red onion and house-made tomato sauce). Salads, pasta, sandwiches and burgers are also served alongside 12 beers on tap, including a number of locally brewed options.
ACME Pizza Co, 204 Village Walk Drive, Holly Springs, NC, USA, +1 919 552 8800
SiHomegrown Pizza has earned itself a loyal following who regularly hail its pizzas as the best in town. The casual, family-owned and operated joint lets guests build their own pizzas from a variety of toppings or choose from a number of specialty pies like the Greek (roasted garlic spread, Portobello and button mushrooms, black olives, onions, tomato, green peppers, pepperoncini, feta and mozzarella). Beyond its popular pies, Homegrown Pizza also serves plenty of small bites, sandwiches, salads and burgers alongside entrées such as pasta with meatballs or North Carolina BBQ pork.
Homegrown Pizza, 4928 Linksland Road, Holly Springs, NC, USA, +1 919 577 5575
Owner Andrew Stafford calls My Way Tavern a ‘neighborhood retreat,’ and with its combination of craft beers and comfort food, it’s certainly one of the best local options for a fun, relaxed evening with friends. A menu packed with tasty all-American eats, from burgers and hot dogs to sandwiches and eight different types of mac ‘n’ cheese, will leave guests spoilt for choice. My Way Tavern’s signature dishes, including the slow-cooked, red zinfandel-braised short ribs, are worth a try too. Of its 14 draft beers, 11 are brewed in North Carolina, including offerings from the likes of Holly Spring’s own Carolina Brewing Company and Foothills Brewing in Winston-Salem.
My Way Tavern, 301 West Center Street, Holly Springs, NC, USA, +1 919 285 2412
Got a hankering for hearty Italian fare? Then look no further than Ricci’s Pizzeria, a casual, family-friendly joint located at the Sunset Lake Commons shopping center. As its name might suggest, the main event at Ricci’s are its pizzas, and beyond New York and Sicilian-style pies, guests can choose from 12 specialty pies including stuffed meat or chicken marsala. If pizza doesn’t take your fancy, appetizers like fried calamari and Ricci’s much-loved garlic knots and entrées such as chicken parmigiana topped with house-made marinara and melted mozzarella and penne alla vodka with plum tomatoes, onion and prosciutto are also available.
Ricci’s Pizzeria, 5217 Sunset Lake Road, Holly Springs, NC, USA, +1 919 363 8852