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The Story of Metro Pizza in Las Vegas by Sam Facchini

Pizza on Earth, Good Wiil to All!

The true story of how two cousins started making pizza in New York and now
make the Best Pizza in Las Vegas. (An oral history of Metro Pizza)

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Sam Facchini started in the pizza business at the urging of his cousin, John Arena. John was 12, Sam was 11. John invited Sam to help him work in the family business...

Uncle Rocky wanted to know why Sam was in the pizzeria. John said..."This is Sammy.."

"I didn't hire him, you did" said Uncle Rocky. "You pay him".

John ended up splitting his wages with Sam... John was making 50 cents an hour. He gave Sam half...They worked in the family pizzeria for 25 cents an hour....


This is the true story of how Sam and John formed a pizza partnership over 44 years ago, that has lasted to this day.
And that partnership is alive at Metro Pizza in Las Vegas. Stop by and tell them Pizza Therapy sent you...


Without a doubt...Metro makes the Best Pizza in Las Vegas!

Metro Pizza in Las Vegas is a legendary pizzeria. You will discover incredible pizzas made to perfection. The dough is perfect. The tastes are true Italian. And the pizza makers are two of the finest people you would ever want to meet.

John Arena and Sam Sam Facchini are celebrated pizzaiolo. They have made pizza for presidents, national television shows, exhibitions, and more. They lovingly share their knowledge of pizza. They also teach a certified pizza class to anyone who is interested in learning how to make pizza.

Locations of Metro Pizza in Las Vegas
1395 East Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas, Nevada
Tropicana & Maryland Parkway
Phone: (702) 736-1955
4178 Koval Lane
Las Vegas, Nevada
Inside Ellis Island Casino
Phone: (702) 312-5888
1420 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway
Henderson, Nevada
NW Corner of Stephanie & Horizon Ridge
Phone: (702)458-4769
Boulder Station
4111 Boulder Highway
Las Vegas, NV 89121
Phone: 702-247-1980

Metro Pizza Website



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