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Avalanche Pizza

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329 E State St, Athens, OH 45701-1838
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10:00 am - 4:00 am
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Sun - Wed 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Thu 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Takeout

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    3.5 of 5 stars
Best pizza in the world!

Did have a pizza few week ago that was a bit underdone, but I love their pizzas especially when I am too busy to cook.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Athens, Ohio
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After a long day of driving I was hungry. I just wanted something delivered. I wanted to support local business. BIG MISTAKE! I ordered the Italian Sandwich. Mostly bread with sub standard deli meat. I also ordered a Honey Greek Yogurt. They also require a credit card for a delivery. They gave me no option of cash when ordering online!... More 

Thank Rexalent
Athens, Ohio
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170 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Did have a pizza few week ago that was a bit underdone, but I love their pizzas especially when I am too busy to cook.

Thank Harring10
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Called from nearby Holiday Inn. Great Service: Great Pizza. Non of the usual synthetic stuff. Apparently they pride themselves in using locally sourced produce. You can tell.

Thank Kelvin B
Athens, Ohio, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

The pizza itself is fairly decent but not with the price or the abuse from the staff. When my wife asked if they had a discount for veterans on veterans day they laughed at her and hung up. When I mentioned it on Facebook the general manager of all people called me a "Contriving Dick". If you order more than... More 

Thank Eric L
Athens, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I love Avalanche. Variety of toppings is great, signature pizzas are good. My only complaint is that sometimes the pizza is a little undercooked. I wish they would add eggplant to their toppings list. Try the Cheese bread!

Thank athensgrl
Athens, Ohio
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

If you win awards in Italy you must be doing something right, and you betcha they do! John and his team are cheerful, creative, and offer a unique style of pizza. Try the cactus jack fajita or the Solent green, maybe even the Godzilla. If you don't go back for more, say a prayer for your soul

Thank aniruhil
Denver, Colorado
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Asked a local where they would go for a tasty non-chain pizza and we wound up here. Did the 3-pizza deal... great pies... and there was some to spare which brings me to to warn... this pizza is best eaten fresh and warm. I am a leftover pizza for breakfast fan, but these pies didn't hack it cold the next... More 

Thank Cruiser73
Zanesville, Ohio
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Not only is the pizza great, but their 3 pizza deal is great also. We bought the 3 14" pizza deal and 4 of us couldn't finish them. The best pizza I've had in Athens.

Thank stoney726
Denver, North Carolina
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127 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Non chain pizza, well priced, especially specials. Organic option, popular in this college town. Not over doughed, or over sauced - just plain good.

1 Thank Pat O
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Ordered the online special: Large 1-topping, order of wings, 2-liter soda and a piece of tiramisu for $16.99. 30 minute delivery time!! :-) Wings were very saucey, but not crispy :-( Pizza crust was nice and chewy :-) Homemade sausage was yummy :-) Needed more cheese :-( No plates and silverware brought, but the hotel has them available :-(

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 329 E State St, Athens, OH 45701-1838
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: 740-594-4664

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza


Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 am

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