Pitfire Pizza recently opened in the city of Costa Mesa in Orange County, California. This is their first location in Orange County and they have six other locations that are in the Los Angeles area. I had the opportunity to check out some of their pizzas, entrées, and beverages. I thoroughly enjoyed everything I had at Pitfire and I look forward to going back. Not only is the pizza cooked perfectly, but it is also across the street from my favorite dance bar, Pierce Street Annex (See more about Pierce Street in
article here) so I can truly make a whole night out of dinner and dancing within less than a one mile vicinity.:)
Every item I tried at Pitfire was quite tasty, but something that stood out to me was the perfectly cooked crust. I must say, I am not a huge crust person, so they must be cooked in a certain way for me to eat them. In the past, when I have tried pizzas that came from wood burning ovens, the crust was usually burned and overcooked, but at Pitfire, it was just right. The crust was somewhat warm and chewy, but also crunchy. This can be seen in my pictures as there is a perfect blend.
For pizzas, my three favorites were the seasonal blend called Roast Pumpkin Pizza (available only through the winter season), Green Eggs & Ham Pizza & The Burrata Pie. Each of these pizzas cost around $10, which is a great value for your money! This is definitely a Dani’s Decadent Deals favorite for flavor and value! 🙂
The ingredients in the Roast Pumpkin Pizza included: brown butter, sage roasted winter squash, braised chard, fontina, toasted pepitas, & pumpkin seed oil.
The Green Eggs & Ham pizza included braised rapini, farm egg, & Zoe’s natural
The Burrata Pie included burrata cheese, tomato sauce, wild arugula, caramelized onion, hazelnut, & pesto drizzle.
I was impressed by the fact that Pitfire Pizza carried gluten free pizzas. Both my brother-in-law and one of my good friends are gluten intolerant and they have a hard time finding places that are able to accommodate them. I personally tasted the gluten free pizza and I must say the flavor was great. I am usually a little intimidated by gluten free items in thinking they will have a different taste to me or just not “taste like the real thing” but I was pleasantly impressed. 🙂
Something that I loved at Pitfire Pizza was the desert called the Pitfire Smothered Cookie. It was a warmed cookie with ice cream and Guittard chocolate sauce & Caramel sauce with hazelnuts and sea salt on the side to add. This was such a yummy desert and I think my picture shows proof of this. 🙂 The staff was very accommodating and we truly enjoyed our meal at Pitfire Pizza and will be back.
I also want to mention the specials that are offered at Pitfire Pizza, which they call their, “Study Hall.”
Pitfire Costa Mesa’s “Study Hall” is available daily from 2-5p and includes:
$4 pints of beer
$3 glasses of sangria
$4 flat bread and ricotta appetizer
$7 margarita pizza
I definitely recommend checking out Pitfire pizza whether it be during their “Study Hall” or during their regular restaurant hours. The food is fresh, the prices are good and the atmosphere is welcoming! This is a fun place to go with family, friends or on a date night. We will be back. Let me know what you think when you check this place out. I know you will love it!
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Pizza is my favorite meal! breakfast lunch or dinner!
It is yummy! You can never go wrong with cheese, cheese, and more cheese!
I love good pizza. My preference is a thin crust veggie pizza. Of course with some deep red wine.
mmmhhhmmm yum! That sounds great! Cannot ever go wrong with red wine with anything:)
mmm you always make me hungry with the great food and drink pix
Thank you:) Enjoy!
You sure do have a great job! I love pizza…and this restaurant has such a fun variety!
Thanks Deanna:) Loves Pitfire!
I am now really hungry and this pizza looks really good, do not think I can make it to CA in time for lunch:)
Love it Teresa:) This comment made me smile. I hope you find some yummy pizza for lunch!
I wish you much success. These have become quite popular here in Texas and we love them.
Thank you for the comment! That is so awesome to hear:)
Honestly, I’m kinda excited about that pumpkin pizza. I love having unique options for food
The pumpkin pizza was my favorite Adam! Unfortunately it was only seasonal..I would love them to keep that one on the menu all year round!!
Pizza pizza, we all love pizza
Oh yes we do:)
This made me very hungry. I love pizza!
You can never go wrong with cheese huh? My favorite food for sure:)
They have some similar style pizza restaurants in Dallas like this one, and they are AMAZING!!!
Awesome! I love pizza!:)
Such delicious looking pizza! I keep telling you that I want your job! 🙂
LOL. I am a high school teacher by day:) I am a reviewer of EVERYTHING when not in schoool..lol
You made me hungry with the photos and your descriptions of the food. I think I’m going to need to get a pizza this weekend.
I aim to please:) Pizza is yummy!!
Everything looks so amazing~! Next time I am in California I will have to check this place out!
For sure:) Thanks for the comment:)
Actually I almost forgot about going to lunch. And thanks for your post so, I’ll go out for having my lunch, lol
Awesome! Glad I was able to help you remember to eat….lol
I think after all those restaurants you show us, danisdecadentdeals, I have to go for vacation to Cali. never been there!
Come on out to visit! Let me know when you are coming and I will draft you a place of must visits! 🙂