Nicola Pizza House 22 Mill St, Arlington, MA02476 Nicky and his wife Mary have owned Nicola Pizza House since 1972. They pride themselves on quality food and a friendly…More atmosphere that keeps generations of families returning year after year for their pizzas, pastas, subs, dinner plates and Mary's cannolis and tiramisu. Pizzas can be ordered in thin or thick crust. There is a small seating area, as well as shelves with books and movies for sale. For those who want to cook at home, sauces, salad dressing, dough, cookies and biscotti are available for purchase. The restaurant also does party platters.
The Meat House 1398 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA02476 With an aim to be the modern revival of the neighborhood butcher shop, the Meat House promises to offer "unparalleled…More hospitality in a 10-minute shopping experience." This incarnation in Arlington Heights, the 19th of the chain of locally owned shops, offers an array of meats, marinades, deli selections, baked goods, prepared foods and an oil and vinegar station where customers can fill reusable bottles. Meats are cut daily and special orders are welcomed, including phone in orders. Staff members are knowledgeable about meat cuts, techniques for cooking them, and are committed to educating the customer, including offering sample cuts of meat to take home and try out. They are also involved in the local community, just as one would expect from a traditional local butcher.