What Makes Woodstock’s Pizza SLO’s Favorite Pizza?

College kids love pizza and Woodstock’s Pizza is no exception. Woodstock’s Pizza has been voted Cal Poly’s favorite Pizza by Mustang News since 2005 and titled Best Pizza by SLO Times for the past 30 years. The company is currently ranked #3 among independent pizzerias nationwide. Woodstock’s is located in downtown San Luis Obispo at 1000 Higuera Street and has been a local favorite since it opened in 1980. What is it about Woodstock’s that keeps college kids coming back year after year? It must be their motto, “Legendary Taste MEETS EPIC PARTY”. Woodstock’s creates a fun, welcoming atmosphere for college students to come hang out and enjoy quality pizza using some of the best local ingredients. Whether you are planning a celebration, club meeting, fundraiser, or just want to enjoy some pizza, Woodstock’s has you covered.

In 1977, Chuck Woodstock opened the first Woodstock’s near Oregon State. His goal was to create a fun, student-oriented pizzeria that dished up amazing pies using his grandmother’s marinara recipe. Chuck’s original recipe includes fresh, hand-tossed dough with a unique folded-over crust with sauce inside. He insisted on putting more toppings on the pizza than any of his competitors, so you get a taste of every topping in each bite.

Jeff and Laura Ambrose are the sole owners of Woodstock’s Pizza today. They take pride on continuing Chuck’s legacy by using his original recipe and work hard to create a fun, community-oriented pizzeria. Woodstock’s Pizza uses the highest quality local ingredients and prepares their fresh dough daily They have an employee stock program in place, as they encourage long-term investment into their company & product. Having been around for 37 years, they have inevitably been able to provide the Ultimate Pizza Experience time & time again. They have become integral to the Cal Poly and SLO Community, by working with all Departments, Corporate Clients, Non-profit Organizations, students, local sports, etc.

Giving back to the community is the backbone of their business. Last year, Woodstock’s donated $6,260 to local organizations on and off campus. Woodstock’s has amazing fundraising opportunities for any group or club on campus. To apply for a fundraising event, fill out the form found here: http://woodstocksslo.com/fundraising-form/. Woodstock’s also caters special events, from Open House, to Pizzathons, to Weddings & Greek events. More info found here: http://woodstocksslo.com/groups/

Woodstock’s believes in maintaining integrity & simplicity in their products. None of their food items are loaded with preservatives. Their pizza sauce contains tomatoes from harvest and is made fresh daily. Woodstock’s never sacrifices flavor and only uses fresh, holistic ingredients. Follow @woodstocksslo on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for updates on events, deals and new menu items. Watch out for Snapchat coming soon! By joining their Frequent Woody program, you can earn loyalty points and redeem theme for free food. For every $50 spent, you receive $5 off your order. You can also join their PIE Email list to receive updates on promotions and events. To sign up, visit: http://woodstocksslo.com/frequent-woody/.

Woodstock’s has a tone of deals loads running all the time & specials that come up regularly!

Weekly Events:

Monday Madness – BOGO L or XL pizzas

Tuesday Trivia – sign up on Facebook @ noon & start at 9pm in the store

Wednesday Pint Nights @ 8pm – 50% off drafts

Don’t forget to bring your student ID next time you order because Woodstock’s Pizza has great deals for college students. The Students Save Six deal gives students $6 off any XL 1+ topping pizza. In the fall, there are special Dollar Days that include $1 pizza slices and $1 beers. Specific days & times for these deals can be found on their website. Woodstock’s also offers free delivery to the dorms, which is really convenient for students who live on campus. When you come in on your birthday to get a FREE regular CinnaBread and 15% off your entire order. They also do $10.00 flights regularly.To find out more about these deals, visit: http://woodstocksslo.com/deals/.

Not sure what to order? Try their most popular menu item, the SLO Classic – a combination pizza with Pepperoni, sausage, black olives, ‘shrooms and onion slices. Woodstock’s just introduced Organic Strawberries to their menu, so you can add them to your CinnaBread or get them on our Strawberry Fields Salad – mixed greens, candied pecans, feta cheese, & organic strawberries. On June 1st, Woodstock’s is re-launching the Bikini Zucchini – Chipotle sauce, lite mozzarella cheese, zucchini, bell peppers, organic corn and feta cheese topped with fresh cilantro. Woodstock’s has gluten free options, as well as delicious healthy salads. A simple breakdown of nutritional information can be found at: http://woodstocksslo.com/nutrition/.

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