Always Delicious
Through the Decades
2010s
2017 A snow storm blows through on #NationalPizzaDay, but Ellio’s fans find ways to keep their loved ones close. Check it out!
Kid riding a bike in the snow
2016 Ellio’s becomes the new kid on the block on Instagram. @officialelliospizza
Camera taking a picture of pizza
2015 Kevin Medina of the Philippines devours a 12-inch pizza in just 23.62 seconds, taking home a world record. Meanwhile, kids continue to go through boxes of Ellio’s at record speed.
Trophy with stopwatch and pizza tray
2014 Sicilian Style is launched. Corner pizza parlors take notice.
Pizza shop
2012 Five Cheese Pizza is launched. Mozzarella, Parmesan, Romano, fontina, Asiago. Gimme five!
Cheese grater
2011 Turns out that the government really may be run by cheese-loving 12-year-olds — they have decided that pizza totally counts as a vegetable. Woot! Woot! Ellios for president.
Plant growing pizza slices
2000s
2008 Ellio’s adds two varieties: Italian Sausage & Pepperoni and Supreme. Lines are forming in front of every toaster oven in America.
Arms grabbing for pizza
2008 Ellio’s launches a Facebook page, making the community hungry for more. Click here to become a fan!
Thumbs up
1990s
1993 Curt Schilling ate Ellio’s before every game. Talk about a winning combination.
Baseball diamond
1990 A few crime-fighting, pizza-loving turtles take to the streets, proving you can be super and eat your pizza, too.
Masked slice of pizza
1980s
1989 Ellio’s announces it’s “hip to be square” in their first-ever commercial.
Pizza on TV
1983 MTV’s music videos become a cultural phenomenon. Sorry MTV, but Ellio’s already was one, and we’re still here and as popular as ever.
MTV's cultural phenomenon
1980 Pizza delivery becomes a staple throughout the United States, but nothing beats just a few minutes in the toaster oven. Ding!
Pizza Delivery
1970s
1970s Cool slang words were being tossed around like freebies. Psyche! Far Out! Dream on! Catch you on the flip side! Right on! Can you dig it? And, of course, Ellio’s, which is still hip to say.
Slang words
1960s
1969 Astronauts walk on the moon. Rumor has it they ate Ellio’s on the moon, yet we can’t confirm.
Ellio's Pizza flag on the moon
1963 Ellio’s is an instant hit in schools because its rectangular slices perfectly fit the lunchroom tray. Right about the same time, the toaster oven becomes its new best friend.
School lunch pizza
What's in a Name? New York owners, Elias Betzios, George Liolis and Manny Tzelios, blend their three names together to create Ellio’s, and a Northeast icon is born.
Mixer with dough