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Bring the Pizza Party Home With These Five DIY Kits From Austin Restaurants

Where to buy take-home pizza kits from local restaurants

The pizza kit from Home Slice
The pizza kit from Home Slice
Home Slice/Facebook

Pizza during the pandemic isn’t really all that different from pizza before the pandemic. But now, Austin restaurants are shaking up the pie experience by offering pizza kits, allowing people to bake their own saucy, cheesy dishes in their own homes. The ingredients remain the same, it’s just the oven that’s different.

If you feel nervous about trying something new, don’t be. These local pizzerias put together thorough kits, prepping you to sling dough like a pro and master the toppings game with house-made ingredients, all with instructions. Whether getting creative with your own ingredients or sticking to the classics, these Austin mainstays are here to help guide you to great, homemade pizza.

With that, here are five Austin pizzerias and restaurants offering at-home pizza kits, from all sorts of toppings at Bufalina Due, New York-style offerings from Home Slice, to gluten-free doughs from Pinthouse Pizza, listed in alphabetical order.

Bufalina Due
There are three ways to order DIY Bufalina pizza for a fancy night in. First, the Brentwood location is offering a $34 cook-your-own-pizza package, which comes with balls of the traditional, long-fermented dough, a pint of its house-made tomato sauce, a pint of mozzarella, and up to four toppings, ranging from vegetables to meats to greens. Take a hint from their menu to recreate one of the signature pies, or get creative and make your own. Pair a pie with a bottle of wine too.

Then there are more simple kits available elsewhere. East Austin market and restaurant Salt & Time offers individual Bufalina dough balls for $4.20 and eight ounces of the tomato sauce for $3.15. Texas food delivery service Farmhouse Delivery is selling a kit for $14.49, that comes with two dough balls and pizza sauce. Check out the restaurant’s Instagram stories for helpful instructions and tips.
Addresses: Bufalina Due, 6555 Burnet Road, Brentwood; Salt & Time: 1912 East 7th Street, East Austin
How to Order: From Bufalina Due: place pickup orders online; from Salt & Time: place pickup orders online; from Farmhouse Delivery: place delivery orders online.

DeSano Pizza
While not an all-encompassing pizza kit, this Nashville-bred Neapolitan pizzeria’s North Shoal Creek location is selling ready-made dough balls in 17- or 10-ounce sizes for $8 or $4 respectively. Sauce, cheese, and toppings are not included, so be sure to stock up ahead of time.
Address: 8000 Burnet Road, North Shoal Creek
How to Order: Place pickup orders online.

The pizza kit from Pinthouse Pizza
The pizza kit from Pinthouse Pizza
Pinthouse Pizza/Facebook

Home Slice Pizza
Bring that New York-style pie into your Texas kitchen with the South Congress/North Loop restaurant’s make-at-home pizza kits, available in cheese, margherita, and pepperoni. It comes with the basics — dough, sauce, and cheese — as well as more elaborate ingredients from basil to extra virgin olive oil. Kits range from $14 to $16.
How to Order: Place pickup orders online.
Addresses: 1421 South Congress Avenue, Travis Heights; 501 East 53rd Street, North Loop

Pinthouse Pizza
All three locations of the brewpub/pizzeria are offering two DIY pizza kits, the $15 gluten-free, and the $12 non-gluten-free one, both including dough, cheese, red sauce, and pepperoni slices. For those who want something simpler can opt for solo orders of the dough, ranging from $3 to $7, depending on size. Don’t forget to grab some Electric Jellyfish.
Addresses: 4729 Burnet Road, Brentwood; 4236 South Lamar Boulevard, Barton Hills; 2800 Hoppe Trail, Round Rock
How to Order: Place curbside pickup and Favor delivery orders online.

Swedish Hill
McGuire Moorman Hospitality’s grocery offerings at the Clarksville bakery includes a simple $12 pizza kit with house-made dough, red sauce, and a cheesy combination of pulled mozzarella and parmesan. Round out the pie with some of the market’s fresh produce and pantry items as potential toppings.
Address: 1120 West Sixth Street, Clarksville
How to Order: Place pickup orders online.

Salt & Time

1912 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 524-1383 Visit Website

Swedish Hill

1120 West 6th Street, , TX 78703 (512) 472-1347 Visit Website

DeSano Pizza Bakery

8000 Burnet Road, Austin, Texas 78757 (512) 323-2426 Visit Website

Home Slice Pizza

501 East 53rd Street, , TX 78751 (512) 707-7437 Visit Website

Pinthouse Pizza

4236 South Lamar Boulevard, , TX 78704 (512) 502-5808 Visit Website

Bufalina Due

6555 Burnet Road, , TX 78757 (512) 215-8662 Visit Website

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