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New Family-Friendly Pizzeria Opens in Govalle Today From the Jacoby’s Team

Swift Pizza Co. is a kid- and adult-friendly pizza parlor in East Austin serving build-your-own pizzas, mozzarella sticks, and more

Wings, pizza with greens, meatballs, and a sliced cheese pizza on a wooden table
Pizzas from Swift Pizza Co.
Swift Pizza Co. [Official]
Erin Russell is associate editor of Eater Austin, a native Austinite, and a big fan of carbs.

The team behind aesthetic-minded Southern restaurant Jacoby’s and Mexican restaurant Grizzelda’s is branching out into pizza with new pizzeria Swift Pizza Co. (aka Swifty’s). Swifty’s opens at 3223 East Seventh Street today, Wednesday, April 14 for dine-in and to-go services.

A restaurant dining room.
The dining room and bar of Swifty’s
Swift Pizza Co.

Swifty’s serves a menu of family-friendly items like build-your-own pizzas, salads, pastas, and appetizers like chicken noodle soup and fried mozzarella sticks. There are also desserts like a Hostess cupcake, soft serve, and cookies, The restaurant will serve cocktails, beer, and wine.

As the restaurant was inspired by co-owners Adam Jacoby and Kris Swift’s young twin boys, Swift centered the design full of nostalgic details with bright colors and a playlist to remind diners of middle school mix tapes.

Jacoby and Swift opened Jacoby’s in 2014, followed by Grizzelda’s in 2016. The beef for all the restaurants is sourced from the family’s ranch in Melvin, Texas. Executive chef Brandon Fuller (who is also executive chef at Jacoby’s) previously worked at Italian restaurant Juliet Italian Kitchen and now-closed Cafe Josie.

Swifty’s is open Wednesday through Sunday from 5 to 11 p.m.

Swift Pizza Co.

3223 East 7th Street, , TX 78702 (512) 422-9776 Visit Website

Jacoby's Restaurant & Mercantile

3235 East Cesar Chavez Street, , TX 78702 (512) 366-5808 Visit Website