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Aug 21, 2013 11:06 AM

Pizzeria Pronto Backyard Pizza Oven-any reports?

I am investigating various backyard pizza 'systems' and wonder if anyone has experience with the Pizzeria Pronto Outdoor Pizza Oven?

Runs on propane. Appears to have a small footprint

Purportedly heats to 700 F in ten minutes and maintains heat for repeated use.

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  1. If this works as well as the video shows, I think it would be a good deal for the $300.

    1. No experience. However I saw this wood-fired one on Kickstarter last year and they just shipped (and sold out of) their first batch.

      They claim it'll go over 800F in 10 minutes.

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      1. re: ferret

        "wood pellets" to run it...intriguing.

        1. re: tranewreck

          I guess it's a similar operation to the Traeger cookers. It looks like you need electricity so it wouldn't be as convenient as the Pronto for camping, tailgating, and such. Also, the video never gives you a good view of the finished pizza. It looked uneven to me. The Pronto pie looked very nice.

          1. re: grampart

            It's gravity-fed, not electric.

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        1. I haven't used the oven, but it has a few positive reviews on

          1. Bought one recently. Have used it twice. Propane gets it hot in a hurry. (I got an email from them last week saying some thermometers are mis-calibrated-they were reading 100 or more degrees low- so they are sending a replacement.)
            Before I bought it I was concerned that the height of the opening looked too small in pictures. In fact I've had no problem getting pizzas in (or out!). Extremely portable. Great value for $300.
            See the pictures. Infrared thermo was stone temp.