Knollas Pizza Review – Wichita, KS

Here’s one of those “best places in town” as touted by local media. I guess when you live in the town that Pizza Hut started, it doesn’t take too much of an effort for people to think you have a “good” pizza.

I had been itching to get here, because I had heard about the “coney island pizza,” thinking, wow, two of my favorite things, coney island hot dogs, and pizza, combined! This will be GREAT!

I ordered two small pies to go, the coney island, and the all meat, because I was hungry for pizza, and got the meat one as a back-up in case I didn’t like the coney pie.

The coney is topped with hot dogs, hot dog chili sauce, diced dill pickles and onion, and a swirl of yellow mustard.

Conceptually? Interesting. Reality? YUCK!

I tried one bite. Ewww. Tried rolling the slice, and pretending the crust was a hot dog bun. Ewwww. Offered the remaining pie to two homeless guys, they passed.

So I opened the meat box, and one couldn’t complain about the quantity of toppings. One could complain about the quality, however.

Nothing disturbs me more than picking up a slice, and having the entire top, cheese and toppings, slide off the crust into the box. OK, there’s one thing that disturbs me equally, as much, picking up a slice, and having all the toppings roll off into the box. Such was the case here. The sausage was akin to “Sysco Meat Crumbles #2” or some such. Lifeless, tasteless, and looking suspiciously, all by their lonesome in the box, like something a furry big eared animal might leave behind.

I’ll post a video later. For now, these pics, the coney and the meat pie. I always try to find the good in a place, and I thought a hand-tossed crust might be Knolla’s redemption, but even that fell flat. Lifeless was a word I used above, and I’d say it again about the crust. It just didn’t have any pizazz at all. A floury taste. Maybe they didn’t proof it.

The location I was at, pure carry-out, except one table in front, for two. They were very busy. Somebody obviously likes these pies; just not me.

I’m not posting a map, even.  They have four or more locations.  You can avoid all of them of your own volition.


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Knollas Pizza Review

4 comments to “Knollas Pizza Review – Wichita, KS”
4 comments to “Knollas Pizza Review – Wichita, KS”
  1. You are a small minded simpleton who needs to shove their opinion!

    I have been a Knolla’s customer for almost two years. Their pizza is without a doubt, the best I have had in the Wichita area. The downside is (as your pictures show) when they are busy, it is hard to find a picture perfect pizza. Now, I ask you, have you traveled to the numerous restaurants that advertise picturesque food via their commercials? No? Then, I challenge you to record their food while they are rushed and then report back on your findings!

    I think you will notice a trend.

    Once you notice this trend you can stop writing trash and foolish posting about a subject you obviously know little about…

    …seriously, you expected a PIZZA to taste like a CHILLY DOG! how dumb are you???

  2. You are a small minded simpleton who needs to shove their opinion!

    I have been a Knolla’s customer for almost two years. Their pizza is without a doubt, the best I have had in the Wichita area. The downside is (as your pictures show) when they are busy, it is hard to find a picture perfect pizza. Now, I ask you, have you traveled to the numerous restaurants that advertise picturesque food via their commercials? No? Then, I challenge you to record their food while they are rushed and then report back on your findings!

    I think you will notice a trend.

    Once you notice this trend you can stop writing trash and foolish posting about a subject you obviously know little about…

    …seriously, you expected a PIZZA to taste like a CHILLY DOG! how dumb are you???

  3. I’ve eaten Knolla’s pizza almost everyday the past four years of my life. It is the BEST so shut up and quit complaining

  4. I’ve eaten Knolla’s pizza almost everyday the past four years of my life. It is the BEST so shut up and quit complaining

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