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Sbarro Story Featured on The American Dream hosted by Eric Roberts

Hosted by Oscar-nominated actor, Eric Roberts, The American dream features inspirational stories of American Founders and Innovators. Learn more about the Sbarro Family’s story of how their small salumeria became a pizza empire through an interview with current Sbarro Pizza CEO, David Karam.

Sbarro Earns Certification by Great Place to Work®

Sbarro has earned certification by Great Place to Work®, the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience, and leadership behaviors. This certification recognizes the top companies to work for worldwide based on feedback provided by employees on more than 60 elements of their job experience. Highest scoring categories for Sbarro included: employee pride in the […]


Sbarro, home of the Original New York Pizza and the global leader in the impulse pizza category, has partnered with DailyPay to provide its employees with access to the powerful financial wellness benefit of on-demand pay. Through this partnership, Sbarro employees nationwide will have the ability to access their earned wages instantly to pay bills, […]

Sbarro – The Original New York Pizza Partners with Brooklyn-based Mike’s Hot Honey

Columbus, OH — New York style pizza legend Sbarro announced today that they have officially partnered with fellow New York food company, Mike’s Hot Honey. Starting October 12, Mike’s Hot Honey dip cups will be available for purchase at Sbarro locations across the US. As the Original New York Pizza, Sbarro has provided Brooklynites with […]

Sbarro and EG America partnership expands in central Ohio market

COLUMBUS, Ohio, January 11, 2021 – Sbarro announces the opening of its second restaurant in the Columbus market with EG America.   The restaurant is located inside the Turkey Hill on Cleveland Avenue and is part of seven planned openings in the Columbus market in 2021.  Sbarro and EG Group, the parent company of EG America, […]

Sbarro enters UK market with EG Group partnership

COLUMBUS, Ohio, November 5, 2020 – Sbarro today announced its partnership with EG Group in the United Kingdom and the opening of the first restaurant. The first restaurant is now open at EG Group’s Armada location in Birmingham.This is the first of five new trial openings in the UK planned for 2020 and complements five […]

Sbarro expands presence in Utah

COLUMBUS, Ohio, October 27, 2020 — Global quick-serve restaurant franchisor Sbarro, known for its Original NY XL pizza by-the-slice, announces the opening of its newest restaurant in Orem, Utah.Located inside the food court at University Mall, customers can choose between a variety of Sbarro’s classic Italian favorites, such as pizza, pastas and Stromboli.The brand is […]

Sbarro brings a taste of New York to Costa Rica

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 28, 2019 — Sbarro, the leading quick serve restaurant brand serving the impulse pizza category, announces its inaugural location in Costa Rica. In an exclusive development agreement with franchise partner Pizza in Paradise Sociedad Anonima, led by Jorge Moya and sons Jorge and Jose, has opened Sbarro—known for its extra-large New York-style […]

Sbarro brings another slice of New York to Uruguay

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 16, 2019 — Sbarro, known for its XL New York pizza-by-the-slice, recently opened its third restaurant in the Montevideo region of Uruguay.

The newest location is in Portones Shopping Center, one of the region’s largest shopping centers, and is centrally located among premier regional and international retail brands.

“We are excited to be expanding the Sbarro footprint in Uruguay,” said Sbarro Franchisee Armando Torres. “Since our first restaurant opening in the region in 2017, we have been able to provide consumers in the market with what they crave—unique foods that are not only made with the highest quality ingredients—but are reasonably priced and served quickly. While we have been strategic in our approach to our site selections, the Montevideo citizens have readily embraced not only taste of the food, but the convenience of pizza-by-the-slice.”

Founded in 1956, Sbarro is one of the oldest quick-serve restaurant chains in the world, and is known for its Original NY XL pizza, strombolis, and Italian pasta dishes.

About Sbarro:
Since it first opened its doors in 1956 as an Italian Salumeria in Brooklyn by Naples, Italy-born founders Gennaro and Carmela “Mama” Sbarro, the Sbarro brand has served authentic New York-style pizza and Italian favorites such as Pasta and Stromboli to guests in 600 restaurants and 24 countries worldwide. The restaurant concept is best known for its Original XL New York-style pizza slices made with hand-stretched dough made fresh daily, San Marzano-style tomato sauce and hand-shredded 100% Whole Milk Mozzarella. More than 60 years later, a commitment to authentic, fresh Italian fare and treating guests like family remains Sbarro’s foundation. The global award-winning franchise can be found in retail spaces such as malls, casinos, airports, universities, and travel plazas. To find a location near you or for franchising opportunities, visit Get social with us on @sbarro on Facebook and Twitter, and @sbarroofficial on Instagram.

Sbarro opens at one of Ireland’s main railway stations

COLUMBUS, Ohio, June 14, 2019 — Sbarro has expanded its presence in Ireland with its fifth restaurant opening in the Dublin region. The newest location is in Dublin’s Heuston Station, one of Ireland’s primary railways. Almost eight million commuters pass through the station each year. “We are excited to be growing our business with the […]

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