Review: Snap Custom Pizza, Exton PA

In 2009, the best pizza in Chester County was the local chain Neapolitan-ish at SNAP Pizza. Click to enlarge

Since then, the Pizza Renaissance finally came to our region. Authentic Neapolitans at Vecchia in Phoenixville, build-your-own pie joints like MOD and RapiDough, and the consistently excellent crisp pies from Anthony’s Coal-Fired Pizza. Peace A Pizza got left behind.

“The Good Egg” pizza

The good news is that some Peace A Pizza locations are being converted into Snap Custom Pizza. The first one opened in Ardmore PA, and the Exton location opened late in 2015; the owners hope to reach 15 locations within 18 months.

SNAP Pizza in Exton

Much like MOD, Snap aims to replicate the Chipotle fast-casual formula. On a chilly winter weeknight, we visited this BYOB with a bottle of red wine in tow to investigate.

The interior space, part of the “Main Street at Exton” shopping center, is both rustic and modern, airy and attractive. There is one key design flaw, though. The self-service beverage area juts into the narrow passageway past the pie assembly area. With customer seating at opposite ends, this creates awkward logjams and confusion in the areas where you order, pick up, pay, obtain beverages, and bus your tray (there is no table service).

Cheese options

Much like MOD, most of the pizzas are $7.99, whether you choose a speciality pie from the menu or craft your own, with unlimited toppings. It’s nice that all the toppings are on display, and you can get a regular or gluten-free crust, red sauce or other choices, many different cheeses, meats, vegetables, and finishing touches like lemon …read more

Source:: Pizza Quixote