Roberto “The Pizza Dude” Vergalito opened his first pizzeria on Martindale Road (St. Catharines) in 1999 with the help of his father Pasquale. While at first he resisted, he quickly came to recognize that this was his true passion.
“Pizza can taste great and be good for you”
A pioneer in his industry, Roberto was one of the first in the Niagara Region to start offering alternative choices such as multigrain, whole wheat and gluten free crusts and insisted on using only the best (and freshest) ingredients.
Every pizza is personal for Roberto…his heart and soul goes into every pizza he creates
- 2002 Roberto introduces concept of healthy eating in St. Catharines’ schools
- 2004 Roberto is crowned the Canadian Pizza Champion
- 2005 Roberto set out to build the world’s largest pizza (still pending)
- 2007 Roberto is the only person ever invited to Parliament to personally make pizzas for the Prime Minister and the Conservative Caucus.
- 2014 Roberto breaks World Record for Longest Calzone
- 2015 Roberto hosts Prime Minister Stephen Harper at his pizzeria
Roberto moved his passion to a beautiful new location in 2013 on Facer St. in St. Catharines. Roberto’s Pizza offers takeout, delivery and an inviting and comfortable atmosphere for those who wish to dine in and delight in his food as well as his company.
At Roberto’s Pizza Passion we use the best ingredients.
Because fresh ingredients matter.
That’s why our pizza tastes better and is better for you.
If what you crave is a taste of Italy, dine in & savour one of our true Neapolitan Thin Crust Pizzas baked in our imported wood burning oven.
Got a craving for a traditional slice of ‘pie’? Order one of The Pizza Dude’s Classics.
Gluten allergy ? That’s ok… order one of Roberto’s Gluten Free pizzas and top it with any combination of our fresh ingredients.
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It’s a Family Affair …
Our food is truly a family affair and it is with great passion that every menu item is prepared right here at Roberto’s Pizza. If there is something we cannot make we are proud to support local. Fresh vegetables from local farms, high quality cured meats from Niagara Food Specialties and fresh bread from Con Gusto Bakery.
Vilma’s now infamous signature items are a “must-try”. Homemade soups, meatballs, lasagna and manicotti are all made with love. One bite will have you feeling like it’s Sunday Dinner at Nonna’s again.
Fresh salads and Gourmet Burgers & Subs are all a perfect complement to Roberto’s delectable pizzas.
Not feeling like pizza? Try Roberto’s mouth-watering Steak Sub or a Calzone, it will change your life.
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