I had my first taste of Sbarro’s pizza at the food court of my college. For some reason, the first time I ate there it was incredible. I had a slice of cheese pizza that made me an instant fan. I returned for a few times later and my experience was usually average and I always wondered why. Fortunately, you can still find Sbarro located in shopping malls, food courts, and even a few airports so I can continue my search for the perfect slice. If you’re hungry and traveling, this is a safe destination for pizza lovers who want a New York style slice.

In today’s blog post, I share Sbarro’s updated menu prices in 2023 and uncover the secrets of their rewards program that will help you save money.

Sides

MenuSize / QuantityPrice
1 Garlic Breadstick$2.39
2 Garlic Breadstick$4.59
Cheese Bread$2.99
1 Meatball$2.99
2 Meatball$4.99
Garden Salad$4.99
Caesar Salad$4.99

Desserts

MenuSize / QuantityPrice
Cookies$2.39
Cannoli$3.99
Cakes$4.79
Chips$1.69

Drinks

MenuSize / QuantityPrice
Fountain / Iced Tea$2.99
Lemonade$3.49
Bottled Drinks$3.89
Domestic Beer$6.99
Imported Beer$7.69
Wine$6.05

Pastas

MenuSize / QuantityPrice
Spaghetti w/ SauceSides$9.99
Regular$11.50
Spaghetti w/ MeatballsSides$12.99
Regular$13.99
Spaghetti w/ ChickenRegular$14.99
Baked ZitiSides$10.50
Regular$15.99
Baked Ziti w/ Chicken$15.99
Lasagna$14.25

Order To-Go Whole Pie Pizza

MenuSize / QuantityPrice
N.Y.$25.99
Roman$27.99
Additional Toppings$2.00 each

New York Pizza by the Slice

MenuSize / QuantityPrice
Cheese$3.29
Sausage$3.79
Pepperoni$3.79
Premium$3.99
Stuffed$4.59

Stromboli

MenuSize / QuantityPrice
Spinach$11.50
Chicken 4 Cheese$11.00
Pepperoni$11.50
Sbarro location

A Sbarro location in The Florida Mall.

How Many Slices are in a Sbarro Pizza?

Sbarro makes it clear that each 17″ pie has 6 XL slices. The 12″ square Roman-style pizza has 6 slices per pie. If this doesn’t seem like a lot of slices per pie that’s because these are large New York style pizza slices.

Does Sbarro Have Gluten-Free Pizza Options? 

If you’re avoiding gluten, Sbarro does offer gluten-free pizza crust options in select locations. Just be aware there’s always a chance of cross-contamination since the pizza is not prepared in a gluten-free kitchen.

Sbarro pasta menu

The Sbarro pasta menu.

Sbarro Rewards Program

If you like free pizza, the Sbarro Rewards program can help you earn more New York slices. Like other rewards programs you get 1 point for every $1 you spend. Here’s a break down of the free food items you’ll receive:

  • 35 points = 2 free breadsticks
  • 60 points = $5 reward coupon
  • 75 points = free pizza slice
  • 100 points = free Stromboli
  • 120 points = $10 reward coupon

Is it your birthday? Sbarro will give you a free birthday slice of pizza when you make a $5 minimum purchase online or through the app.

One bummer about the the Sbarro Rewards program is fewer than 50 of Sbarro’s 600+ global locations actually participate in this program. Make sure your local shop participates to take advantage of the savings. There’s a full list of locations that do participate in this loyalty program in this middle of this page.

Where can you find Sbarro?

There are more than 600 Sbarro locations worldwide, according to the Sbarro website. It has locations in 28 countries, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, South Korea, and China.

Sbarro is known for its New York-style pizza, pasta dishes, and salads. It is a popular destination for families and on-the-go diners.

Sbarro Stromboli Poster

Sbarro Stromboli Poster.

Is Sbarro Only Located in Shopping Malls? 

Over the past 5 years, Sbarro has been working hard to expand beyond the shopping mall and get into other high foot traffic venues like convenience stores, travel centers, casinos, and colleges. The company has plans to open locations in 80 convenience stores, nearly 20 travel centers and truck stops, and about 40 mall locations. The remaining openings will be distributed among universities, casinos, and amusement parks.

CEO David Karam believes that big shopping centers will continue to exist for years to come. Karam mentions that there were simply too many malls in the U.S., and the country is now adjusting to the right supply and demand balance. With the shift in malls’ nature, Sbarro can enter former food spaces, reducing capital investment significantly.

The Sbarro Saga: From Naples to New York and Beyond

Once upon a time, in the bustling streets of Naples, Italy, the story of Sbarro began. But not in the way you might expect. The dream of a better life was the inspiration behind this pizza shop.

In the 1950s, Gennaro and Carmela Sbarro, a hardworking couple with big dreams, decided to embark on a journey across the Atlantic. They left behind the familiarity of Naples and set their sights on the land of opportunity: America. With them, they carried the rich culinary traditions of Italy, hoping to share a slice of their heritage with their new home.

Sbarro to-go order.

Sbarro to-go order.

Upon arriving in Brooklyn, New York, the Sbarros opened a small delicatessen. This deli became well-known locally for fresh mozzarella, savory sausages, and other Italian delicacies. The couple’s dedication to authenticity and quality quickly made their deli a neighborhood favorite.

However, it was their children – Joseph, Mario, and Anthony – who saw a bigger potential for the business. They recognized the growing popularity of pizza in America and decided to pivot the family business. In 1967, they opened the first Sbarro pizzeria in Brooklyn’s Kings Plaza Shopping Center. Their specialty? Fresh, New York-style pizza sold by the slice, a nod to their Neapolitan roots.

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The concept was a hit! Mall-goers loved the idea of grabbing a quick, delicious slice while shopping. Sensing an opportunity, the Sbarro family decided to expand. They opened pizzerias in malls across the East Coast, and by the 1980s, Sbarro had become synonymous with mall food courts.

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But with growth came challenges. The brand had to maintain consistency and quality across hundreds of locations. They faced stiff competition from other fast-food chains and had to continually innovate to stay relevant. There were also economic downturns, changing consumer preferences, and the evolving retail landscape to contend with.

Yet, through it all, Sbarro persevered. They expanded internationally, bringing their New York-style pizza to places as far-flung as Moscow and Manila. They adapted their menu, introduced new offerings, and even ventured into non-traditional locations like airports and universities.

The journey of Sbarro is a testament to the power of family, tradition, and adaptability. From the streets of Naples to malls worldwide, the Sbarro saga continues, one slice of pizza or Stromboli at a time.

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