"MOD Pizza" chain...you got one near you?

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  1. blowtorch

    blowtorch Telefied Ad Free Member

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    A few months back, I thought I'd take my sons into one, and we'd try out their pizza.


    We walked in, and looked at the instructions for telling them what you want, up on the wall....


    It seemed overly complicated. You can't just say "Hey, we'd like a large canadian bacon, please. And yeah, cut it into squares, duh"

    We walked out and went to the 5 Guys next door


    What gives? You'd think they'd not want to complicate this process so much...

    https://modpizza.com/menu/
     
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    There's one near me!

    I like it! Not the best pizza but a step above any other chain. The app makes it real simple once you know what you want. At least once a week I foul up dinner time and order to go from them. I order on the app, jump in the truck and by the time I walk it it's ready! I'm home with hot good pizza in minutes from belly growling....

    One time they messed up and order for 2 pizzas and when I got there they apologized and gave me 5! Took them a couple tries to get the garlic on it! I had pizza for a few days...
     
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    I’ve ate there a few times. It might seem a little bit daunting with all the possible selections albeit the ability to custom order your pizza is quite nice.

    I usually omit a few ingredients that I don’t particularly care for.

    It’s like a “Subway” version of Pizza!
     
  4. Ron R

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    Some would not consider that a ringing endorsement.
     
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    I think a disgruntled Starbucks employee started this company.

    They said something like, you want complicated?! I'll give you complicated!!!
     
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    I went to a "1,000 Degree Pizza" in Houston that operated the same basic way. It was fast though. The pizza was basically ready by the time I'd paid and my drinks were bagged up (craft beer to go FTW).
     
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    Never crossed my mind to think of it the way you did. It was like going to Freebirds or the like. Individual pizzas made to order, I dig em
     
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    They do deliver though ...
     
  9. blowtorch

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    Yeah.
    I think I'd rather check out the Greasy Rocker Pizzaria.
    Neon sign, red/white checker vinyl tablecloths, and a jukebox full of Link Wray, Chuck Berry AC/DC and Gene Vincent
     
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    I have two MOD Pizza restaurants nearby and I like them very much. I usually order a Caspian, add bacon, jalapenos, and pineapple. The order taker will write it all down and then I'm free to go pay. So, I walk past all the folks who are studying each ingredient behind the glass and trying to decide this or that for each one. That's what backs the line up so much there.

    People taking a while to decide what they want while in line combined with the popularity of these restaurants gives me my only complaint about MOD: sometimes the line is unbelievably long. Who has that much time to wait in line? I'd rather go find a less-crowded restaurant than to be fifteenth or twentieth in line at a place where one group can tie up the whole line for a few minutes while they haggle over what to eat.

    To paraphrase Yogi Berra: Nobody goes there any more. It's too crowded.
     
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    If only this joint existed...:):):)
     
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    We have a Domino's and Pizza Hut on its way out. 45 mom and pops.
     
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    I’ve got 2 near by. I’ll do a Mad Dog with onions and olives. They’re good when you want a pie quick and easy. We do have a place 10 miles away that does an eastern NY , Boston style of pie. Mod is good for a quick pie.
     
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    Yes. We eat there often. I eat gluten free so it works well for me. I sometimes eat the whole sometimes save it for lunch. The line is a bit much, I will admit.
     
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    I've been to Mod. Its pretty cool. I ordered a meat lovers, but I felt the sustain could be improved, and the action was a little high, so I took it back in. The guy in the kitchen sanded down the nut a bit, added brass saddles, and gave the whole thing a setup. My pizza sings like a bird now.
     
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    Solid-state pizzas lack bite.
     
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    We have a similar concept pizza place around here and another on the way. Their ordering method is one that will not endear itself to exurban grumpy-ites although I suppose it appeals to urban foodie hipsters. The pizza was OK but it wasn't anywhere near as good as some other small chains and standalone pizza joints. I'd rate it just slightly better than Pizza Hut, Papa Johns or Dominos but not by much.
     
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    No oven, no pizza. Don’t like the way they “bake” their pies. A good pizza is worth waiting for.
     
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    Mom & Pops rule. No chain compares. Best chain is Mellow Mushroom, and they still don't come near a good M & P.
     
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    Ron, I moved to Raleigh two years ago, and I'm tired of bad pizza and so-so chains. What's your favorite M&P joint?
     
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