Official Pantera Pizza Review on 30th Anniversary of ‘Vulgar Display of Power’
Thirty years ago today Pantera dropped their iconic album 'Vulgar Display of Power'. On this day I finally decided to share my experience at Pantera's Pizza.
Literally one month ago today, I discovered that Pantera Pizza was a thing. I thought it was so cool that a pizza place had the same name as one of our favorite metal bands in Texas. I discovered this when I went to visit my family in Illinois after my father's passing. We drove by the sign and I couldn't believe it. Pantera's Pizza?
This past weekend, I was back in Illinois clearing out the rest of my father's house. On Saturday once I had the U-Haul all loaded up and ready to go. My family said they saw my post on Pantera's. They were like, do you want to go? Uh, hell yeah I do. My family who lives in the town with one of the few remaining Pantera's in existence say they actually go from time to time and enjoy it.
When we went, their was only one option for what we were getting. The Hunk! The biggest pizza on the menu. I actually knew about this from their commercial I shared in my original story. It's apparently their biggest pizza size with every topping on it. That thing was loaded! My family and I demolished two of them along with some beer.
The crust was perfect on the pizza and I highly recommend trying Pantera's if you ever see one. The only thing I was disappointed in was the arcade. From the commercial they made it seem way bigger than it was. Maybe back in the 80's or at other locations they're bigger. I did win my cousin a stuffed dog from a claw machine. So not a wasted trip to the mini arcade.
Still crazy to me that parts of the Midwest probably knows Pantera as a pizza place and not one of the best metal bands of all time.