The Pizzaria 

the oldest pizza shop in Armstrong county

est. 1958


Located in Ford City, The Pizzaria is known for it's great hometown pizza. The dough is made fresh daily and is hearth-baked.

Photos by Jaime Thompson


The Pizzaria opened in 1958 and is located in Ford City Borough in Armstrong County. Since then, there has been three owners Joe Costanzo (1958), Bill and Deb Cousins (1978) and Richard and Janis Wakefield (2012).

The Pizzaria is managed by Jaime Thompson, the daughter of Richard and Janis the current owners. She started back in 1993 and worked there off and on for many years. Although, the Pizzaria has not changed the dough recipe, they do add new appetizers and yummy pizzas,






509 11th Street

Ford City, PA16226



Tue-Thu 3pm-9pm
F-Sa 3pm–10p
Su 3pm–9p

closed Mondays



BBQ CHICKEN PAN: BBQ sauce, roasted chicken strips, bacon, onions, mozzarella and cheddar cheese.

BUFFALO CHICKEN PAN: your choice of spicy pizza sauce, bleu cheese dressing and ranch dressing, romano, fontinella cheese, spicy chicken strips, hot peppers, onions, diced celery, topped with mozzarella and cheddar. (ONLY AVAILABLE IN PAN CRUST)

CHICKEN BACON RANCH: Ranch dressing, provolone cheese, roasted chicken strips, bacon, tomatoes and romano cheese

CHICKEN BROCCOLI PAN: Garlic-butter or olive oil, fontinella cheese, roasted chicken strips, broccoli, cheddar cheese and mozzarella. (ONLY AVAIALABLE IN PAN CRUST)

SOUTHWEST CHICKEN PAN: Southwest Ranch dressing, Roasted chicken strips, roasted peppers and roasted onions, mozzarella and cheddar cheese. ( ONLY AVAILABLE IN PAN CRUST)

CHICKEN SMOKEHOUSE PAN: Pizza sauce, roasted chicken strips, tomatoes, hot sausage, onions, mozzarella and provolone topped with BBQ drizzle . (ONLY AVAILABLE IN PAN CRUST)

CHICKEN SPINACH PAN: Pizza sauce, provolone, spinach, roasted chicken strips, sun dried tomatoes, topped with romano and feta cheese. 


BACON CHEESEBURGER PAN: Pizza sauce, provolone and cheddar cheese, ground beef, bacon and onions.

BILL'S ULTIMATE PAN: Pizza sauce, provolone and mozzarella cheese, onions, pepperoni, mushrooms, green and red peppers, Italian sausage, black olives, Canadian bacon, ground beef and tomatoes.(ONLY AVAILABLE IN PAN CRUST)

THE CLASSIC: Pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, onions, pepperoni, mushrooms, green and red peppers, sausage and topped with romano cheese.

DELUXE MEATBALL: Marinara sauce, provolone cheese, meatballs, mushrooms, roasted peppers, roasted onions, and a blend of mozzarella and Romano cheese. 

THE HAWAIIAN: Pizza sauce, provolone cheese, pineapple and canadian bacon. DELUXE: add maraschino cherries and sliced almonds.

HOT SAUSAGE PAN: pizza sauce, provolone cheese, hot sausage, roasted peppers, and roasted onions. *Italian sausage or pork sausage can be substituted*

MAXX ATTACK: Russian dressing, cheddar cheese, provolone cheese, ground beef, onion, tomatoes, pickles and topped with French fries.

PITTSBURGHER PAN: Ranch dressing, provolone cheese, pastrami and/or philly steak, onions, tomatoes, french fries and topped with homemade slaw.  (ONLY AVAILABLE IN PAN CRUST OR MEDIUM REGULAR CRUST)

PHILLY CHEESESTEAK PAN: your choice of A-1, marinara, garlic-butter and ranch dressing, mozzarella, Philly Steak, roasted peppers, roasted onions, topped with provolone cheese.

THE REUBEN PAN: Homemade Russian dressing, swiss and provolone cheese, pastrami and corned beef brisket, sauerkraut, seasoned with caraway seeds. (ONLY AVAILABLE IN PAN CRUST)

SOUTHWEST STEAK PAN: Southwest ranch dressing, philly steak, roasted peppers, roasted onions, topped with mozzarella and cheddar cheese. (ONLY AVAILABLE IN PAN CRUST)

TIJUANA TICKLER PAN: Salsa, provolone cheese, cheddar cheese, taco beef, onions, roma tomatoes, black olives, jalapenos and topped with nacho chips.  (ONLY AVAILABLE IN PAN CRUST)


THE 5 ALARM: Spicy pizza sauce, provolone and mozzarella cheese, hot sausage, jalapeños, and hot peppers, seasoned with cayenne pepper.


THE MARGHERITA: Our thin pizza crust, no sauce,  with mozzarella cheese, roma and sun dried tomatoes, parmesan cheese, basil, fresh crushed garlic and topped with romano cheese.

THE OLD WORLD GREEK PAN: Garlic-butter or pizza sauce, on our thin pizza crust, provolone cheese, spinach, roma tomatoes, Kalamata olives, onions and feta cheese.

PAN WHITE PAN: garlic-butter sauce, crushed garlic, provolone and romano cheese, additional toppings are extra..

SEAFOOD SUPREME PAN: Garlic-butter sauce or pizza sauce, mozzarella cheese, crushed garlic, crab meat, baby shrimp,  olive oil, roasted peppers, seasoned with basil and topped with asiago cheese. (ONLY AVAIALABLE IN PAN SIZE)

SIX CHEESE PAN: Garlic-butter sauce or pizza sauce, with provolone cheese, mozzarella, asiago, cheddar, romano, and parmesan cheese.


CHEESE STICKS: soft, chewy breadsticks, stuffed with 100% mozzarella cheese.

CINNAMON DIPPIN' STICKS: cinnamon-flavored sticks, coated with cinnamon-sugar mix served with apple-cinnamon glaze on top. 

DIPPIN' STICKS: our own garlic flavored sticks, topped with romano and parmesan cheese. Plus your choice of 4 sauces.

GARLIC BREADSTICKS: Garlic-flavored breadsticks.


BUFFALO CHICKEN BALLS: Breaded chicken patty filled with cream cheese, celery, bleu cheese and jalapeño peppers.

DEEP FRIED DILL PICKLES: Breaded zesty dill pickle chips.

DEEP FRIED MUSHROOMS: Breaded mushrooms

JALAPENO POPPERS: Jalapeno pepper halves, breaded and filled cheddar cheese.