Any time a place is open for more than two decades, you know they’re already doing something right. My Father’s Place has moved since it first opened in Warner Robins, but it seems to still be going strong over on Moody Road, not too far from the Museum of Aviation.
One nonfood item that struck me as interesting is the quote on every menu and pizza box: “This is your escape from reality. ... Forget work, current affairs, politics, sports, celebrities, to-do lists. Think all things Italian. Think all things food.” The message is clear that the owners want your experience to be relaxing and, above all, enjoyable.
We thought the best way to do that was to order the Super Duper Sheet Sampler. This table-sized rectangular pizza for $33.99 comes sliced into eight slices each of your choice of four specialty or gourmet pizzas.
We chose the White Veggie pizza, with fresh tomatoes, broccoli, mushrooms, green peppers, onions and black olives on a bed of mozzarella and olive oil, sans red sauce; the Italian Stallion, with chunky meatballs, ricotta, peppers and onions; the Wagon Wheel, with hickory smoked chicken covered in a sweet barbecue sauce and bacon; and the Spud-Nick, a surprisingly tasty combination of sliced baked potato, bacon, chives, cheddar, mozzarella and sour cream in a red sauce.
Other favorites from the specialty and gourmet section of the menu include the Hula Whoop -- with shrimp, pineapple and Canadian bacon -- and the Rajun Cajun with Cajun shrimp and garlic butter. Next time, we might try the Super 9, with pepperoni, sausage, mushrooms, Canadian bacon, beef, green peppers, onions, and green and black olives. The Mexican Pizza Ole also sounds pretty good, with crushed nacho chips, hot and sweet peppers, and three cheeses.
We enjoyed the giant garlic knots, too, at seven for $5 or $1 each. Next time, we will ask for marinara sauce to go with them, but this time we just soaked up all the extra butter. Other appetizers include batter fried mushroom kabobs, fried cheese and chicken wings (with or without bones).
Other interesting options include whole wheat crust for any of the pizzas and a “Bucket of Salad” for $1.89 per person when ordering for a group of 10 or more. They also have an “All You Can Eat” salad and pizza option, brought to you fresh as you order, $5.99 for cheese or pepperoni, $6.49 for Supreme. There’s also a Daily Combo that includes salad, pizza, and/or soup at $5.39 including your drink.
In addition to pizzas, they offer hot and cold subs, specialty salads, stromboli, calzones and desserts. But just like this review, we ran out of room for it all! Good prices, good service and good food -- why wouldn’t you try it?
Address: 2507 Moody Road, Warner Robins
Hours: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday
Payment: Cash, credit
Kids Menu: Yes
Noise Level: Low
Health Rating: 100
Price range: $1.79-$35
Rating: 3 stars