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The Great Granada Hills Pizza-Off: Ameci vs. Vincenzo's

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In this first installment of the Great Granada Hills Pizza-Off, the hunt for Granada Hills' best delivered pizza will pit two chains against each other: the larger Ameci, with 34 locations, versus the far smaller Vincenzo's, which has just two locations, in Granada Hills and Simi Valley.


Vincenzo's

Order: Large pepperoni
Ordered at: 5:29pm
Arrived at: 5:53pm
How long will it take? "35-40 minutes."
How long did it actually take? 24 minutes
Price: $21.04

When they say large, they really mean large: that word gets you 28" pizza. Bigger isn't always better, but in this case it was: Vincenzo's pizza had a very fresh taste, with a pleasurably chewy, bubbled crust.




Ameci

Order: Large cheese
Ordered at: 5:32pm
Arrived at: 5:56pm
How long will it take? "40 minutes."
How long did it actually take? 24 minutes

Price: $14.05


Ameci's large pizza is a 14-inch eight-slicer. Consensus: it did the job of being a pizza. Beyond that, the crust was flat a…