Homemade sauce with our secret mix of seasonings. Dough made fresh each morning. Specialty meats and real mozzarella cheese. The sounds of crisp crust being cut into perfect bite-sized squares. That’s what you’ll find a Sammy’s Pizza kitchen.
While working in the iron mines in the 1950′s, Sam Perrella learned about pizzas from war veterans who raved about them following their service in Italy. Eventually, he took a trip to Chicago to see what they were all about and how they were made. In 1954, after a great deal of experimentation and sauce recipe development, Sam and his wife, Louise, moved their small café in Keewatin to Hibbing, MN and Sammy’s Pizza was born.
Today, some 63 years and more than 20 million pizzas later, Sammy’s now has 15 locations across Minnesota, Wisconsin and North Dakota, and is now in it’s fourth generation of pizza makers — who all use Sam and Louise’s original recipes.
In 2015, PMQ Pizza Magazine, the pizza industry’s No. 1 publication, inducted Sammy’s into its Pizza Hall of Fame — which pays tribute to popular pizzerias in business for 50 years or longer.
Take a look around our site, and you soon will find that we make so much more than great pizza – we make works of art inspiring traditions with family and friends, as well as in the community.
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