Restaurant News & Reviews

It’s worth a visit to these ‘Guys’ in Bonaire

Pies are seen on deck for the lunchtime crowd at 2 Guys and a Pie Pizzeria in Bonaire.
Pies are seen on deck for the lunchtime crowd at 2 Guys and a Pie Pizzeria in Bonaire. Grant Blankenship/The Telegraph

The Landing Pointe shopping center in Bonaire has become somewhat of a restaurant destination in Houston County.

Diners have many options for lunch or dinner, including Cuban, Mexican and Vietnamese restaurants, and now Italian.

I like the place. You can get your clothes dry-cleaned, then work out next door at a fitness facility, and if you’re feeling pretty, have your photograph made after going by the salon on the other end. Oh, and don’t forget the lessons at the nearby karate school. You can spend an entire afternoon there if you want.

But back to the food.

The Pointe’s newest dining venue is 2 Guys and a Pie Pizzeria, a small, well-appointed place whose mantra is quality and quantity, with everything made fresh to order. “We guarantee it will be worth it,” reads a menu.

I agree it’s worth a quick lunch trip if you happen to be nearby on the eastern end of Warner Robins. 2 Guys is located about two miles south of Robins Air Force Base on Ga. 247.

The menu basically includes appetizers, hoagies, pizzas, salads and desserts.

One thing I immediately noticed while placing my order is there isn’t an option for small or medium pizzas. You pretty much order your pie by the slice starting at $1.99 for a cheese selection.

Additional toppings are .50 cents each, and include a choice of extra cheese, ham, pepperoni, anchovies, bacon, ground beef, pineapple, fresh garlic, meatball, onions, green peppers, sausage, mushrooms, broccoli, tomatoes, black olives, spinach, banana, red or cherry peppers.

Specialty toppings, such as the artichokes, chicken and ricotta cheese, are $1. If you want plain ole pepperoni, it’s $2.50 per slice.

I ordered a slice of pizza topped with spinach, ricotta cheese and chicken. The ‘slice’ came out in minutes and was pretty darn generous if I may say so — a 20-inch slice.

What I love about their pizza is its thin and crispy crust. It reminds me of another place in town that is pretty popular. However, 2 Guys’ pizza crust is delicious. It has sort of a melt-in-your-mouth thing going on. Slices are also not drowned in tomato sauce, unlike at a lot of other pizza places. If that’s your thing then great, but personally I prefer a simple crust with fresh toppings.

If I understand the menu correctly, a large 16-inch pizza starts at $11.99. Add $1.50 for basic toppings, and $1.99 for special toppings.

Don’t go to this Bonaire restaurant without ordering some garlic rolls. The little buns are pretty tasty and come out hot and drizzled in olive oil and chopped garlic. They’re also pretty affordable at only $1.99.

Still on that pizza fix? You can also order a slice from a display by the front counter. Or if you like, try one of several signature 16-inch pizzas, including a philly cheesesteak hoagie, buffalo chicken, meat, chicken parmigiana and rustic Italian or Hawaiian luau. Each is priced at $18.99.

There’s also a calzone (pepperoni, ricotta and mozzarella), a stromboli and something called a pizza turnover. Soups are also prepared daily. A recent offering included a Tuscan tomato basil and cream of mushroom soup.

The menu isn’t as extensive as I thought, but what is prepared daily is made fresh to order. In the end, that’s all that matters.

2 Guys and a Pie Pizzeria

402 Ga. 247, Suite 2000

Bonaire, GA 31005

3 stars

Phone: (478) 225-9922

Prices: $1.99-$18.99

Hours: 10:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 10:30 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri., 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sat., noon to 6 p.m. Sun.

Payment: Cash, credit cards

Dress: Casual

Noise level: Low to moderate

Reservations: No

Children’s menu: No

Handicapped accessible: Yes

Alcohol: Yes

Dining options: Eat in, take-out, delivery

Latest health code rating: 97

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