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Pizza Hut - Quick Report

Dave MP Sep 30, 2012 12:28 PM

I'm doing a project in my neighborhood in San Francisco which involves eating at every restaurant on a strip of Mission Street called "La Lengua" - for more info, see here: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/838611

One of the stops on this project was Pizza Hut, where I ate this week....it's probably the first time I've had Pizza Hut in about 6 years, and I didn't really like it. I ordered a Hawaiian pizza, which at Pizza Hut involves both bacon and ham, as well as pineapple. I got the normal crust and normal amount of sauce. I ordered online—I enjoyed the online ordering system, which lets you design your own pizza, and allows you to automatically apply coupons. And when I went to pick up my pizza, it was ready...so the ordering and pick up process was very easy.

The pizza itself was super spongy....the crust is almost more like a super-greasy, bland tasting focaccia than a pizza crust. The sauce was too spiced and tasted overcooked, which is exactly how I remembered Pizza Hut sauce being. So at least they are consistent.

While I can't say it was horrible, I can confidently say I will not be seeking out Pizza Hut pizza again.

  1. olyolyy Oct 2, 2012 12:22 PM

    Pizza Hut is the worst....can't explain it but when living in a country with terrible pizza, it was the best choice available and I ate there on more than a few occasions(and enjoyed it). Yet in the states I won't touch the stuff.

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      libgirl2 Oct 5, 2012 09:46 AM

      I had the same thing happen, I was outside the US visiting relatives and we ordered Pizza Hut.

    2. Ruth Lafler Sep 30, 2012 12:45 PM

      It's been many years, but IIRC Pizza Hut is below-average even for chain pizza.

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