It's National Pizza Day and we're celebrating at Dovetail in South Austin

It's National Pizza Day and we're celebrating with a new spot off South First in Bouldin Creek.

Dovetail is a neighborhood restaurant offering nostalgic, family-friendly pizzas, salads, pastas, and laid back drinks.

It was created by industry friends behind notable concepts like Salt & Time, Lenoir, Rosen’s Bagels, and more.

Starting with the sauce, the ingredients speak for themselves. The pizzas feature Bianco DiNapoli tomatoes and toppings from Salt & Time.

The pizza style falls between Neapolitan and NY style with a slow fermentation dough. They also feature a unique, oblong shape.

Unlike traditional shredded Parmesan or red pepper flake to sprinkle atop, Dovetail offers guests a housemade chile crisp and a green (herb, vinegar, oil) sauces for a finishing drizzle.

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Pepperoni pizza by Dovetail. (Mackenzie Smith Kelly)

The menu also features shared items like frybread with smoked eggplant, corn fried calamari, and baked ricotta with butternut squash chutney, and garlic bread.

The beverage menu features a selection of un-fussy and food-friendly options, making it a great spot to grab a drink after work or hang with a draft negroni at the bar.

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In addition to staple Italian leaning classics and seasonally-inspired cocktails, the menu leans into lower ABV offerings including spritzes so you can enjoy a few.

Every Tuesday night, Dovetail offers half off bottles of wine, starting on Valentine's Day.

The restaurant is also taking Super Bowl pre-orders:

  • Pick up will be available starting at 1:00 p.m. on Super Bowl Sunday.
  • In addition to ordering pizza and salads for a group, Dovetail is offering a meatball special (platter of 25 meatballs for $45, which comes with either marinara and mozzarella, buffalo & ricotta ranch, or pesto & parm flavors).
  • To order, click here.

Dovetail is located at 1816 S. 1st Street. It's open Sunday through Thursday from 4 to 11 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 4 p.m. to midnight.

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Dovetail, on S. 1st Street, offers nostalgic, family-friendly pizzas, salads, pastas, and more. (Kati Luedecke)