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Posted: Monday, February 3, 2014 12:05 AM


Pinocchio’s Restaurant located in Media, PA, takes pride in being dedicated to quality food and good service. The family owned restaurant sets the standard for fresh, homemade pizza. We offer everything from Neapolitan, Sicilian, to our famous white pizza with your choice of toppings. Pinocchio’s was also recognized as the first pizzeria in the Delaware County area more than fifty years ago!
We’ve recently added a selection of gourmet pizzas. After trying one, you’ll want to try them all! In addition to our pizza, we have an endless menu that offers something for everyone. You can choose from our variety of strombolis, canoes, grinders, hoagies, cheesesteaks, burgers, sandwiches, soups, salads, appetizers, entrees and pasta.
We’re also proud to boast a selection of 800 microbrews, imported, or domestic drafts and bottled beer as well as wine selections and a full bar! As for the prices, they can’t be beat. We offer all you can eat pizza, daily specials and we also provide catering services both on and off-site. Pinocchio’s is a family restaurant so children are always welcome! They can watch the pizza makers toss dough while they wait for their order and play with their very own dough ball.


Pinocchio’s Restaurant was established in 1955 as a small family restaurant and was recognized as the first pizza shop in the area. Although the restaurant has been expanded many times, Pinocchio’s continues to keep that small family restaurant image through friendly employees and by using the best quality standards in products. Through the years Pinocchio’s has been a trend-setter in the restaurant business. They introduced 6-ft long hoagies, strombolis, tacos and white pizza.
Tom and Athena Volikas bought Pinocchio’s in 1965 from the previous owner after it had been operating for 10 years. By then, it had been established with a menu that included Mexican dishes. Tom had been the head chef at the Lamb Tavern and ran a coffee shop on Woodland Avenue in Springfield for 10 years. Pinocchio’s 10-page menu has pizza, hoagies, steaks, sandwiches, entrees, and homemade lasagna, "Something for Everyone".
Tom and Athena’s son, Ted began working at the restaurant as a teen and went full time right out of high school in 1970. Tom retired in 1978, while Ted carried on the tradition. Ted’s son Tim joined the family business as a manager in 2001 and his daughter, Athena joined in 2005 to handle the finances. The Volikas family credits the success of its business to the great food and wonderful, long-time employees.
The evolution to today’s restaurant has been progressive, with one expansion in 1978, a second in 1982, retro stainless-steel decor has been added in the last few years and recently the addition of the Beer Garden To Go. The liquor license was acquired about 15 years ago and every year the variety of beer has grown. We now proudly offer domestics, imports, over 800 craft beers, mix and match six packs and a wide variety of Belgians. The dining room boasts 25 rotating draft beers, a huge selection of bottled beers, fine wines and cocktails.

Ph: (610) 566-7767
Address: 131 East Baltimore Avenue Media, PA 19063

Mon - Sat: 10:00 am - 1:00 am - Sun: 11:00 am - 12:00 am

• Location: Media, Philadelphia

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