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After reviewing a laminated menu tucked in a wall pocket near the entrance, customers walk through a Chipotle-type ordering line where selections can be made from a variety of traditional

toppings. Pizzas are assembled and slid into an oven while you watch. An unlimited number of toppings are available for the single price of $6.79. Thanks to a blazing hot pizza oven designed specifically for Pie Five, pizzas are served piping hot within five minutes (or less). Hint: a 9-inch pizza could easily be shared between two like-minded diners.

For those who prefer decisions made for them, there are 10 specialty pizzas to choose from including the popular chicken carbonara (highly recommended by the pizza techs), which includes chicken, bacon crumbles, mushrooms, parmesan, a mozzarella/provolone blend and crushed red pepper served atop an Italian herb crust. Another popular selection is the Pie-Ferno, a thin crust pizza with spicy marinara topped with pepperoni, banana peppers, Jalapeno peppers, cheddar and a mozzarella/provolone blend topped with crushed red pepper.

Side salads are $2.99 and come in three options: Caesar, Garden or Classic Italian. Full-size made-to-order or signature dinner salads are $6.79 and come with unlimited toppings. Specialty signature salads include Classic Italian, Spinach, Asian, Greek, Chef or Chicken Caesar.

Kids’ pies are available for children 12 and younger. The 6-inch individual size pizzas allow one topping for $3.45.

Save room for sweets, which include a chocolate chip cookie pie, an ultimate brownie or turtle brownie priced at $1.59 a slice or $9.99 for a whole pie.

photos: Brooke Vandever