Last year, I asked a friend in Pewaukee where I could find the best pizza in her area. She told me that even though Docâ€™s Dry Dock, N38W27091 Parkside Rd., had changed owners a couple of times, it was still popular for thin crust pizza. I finally checked it out last week.
Docâ€™s Dry Dock has been in business for over 30 years, and was bought a year and a half ago by current owner Josh Goodman, who says he was interested in owning a business and found the right opportunity. Most of the staff remains from the previous ownership, so the business didnâ€™t miss a beat during the transition.
On our visit, we arrived a few minutes before they opened at 4 p.m. on a Saturday. When we entered, I found Docâ€™s to be just as small as I heard. There were already eight guests sitting on bar stools, and diners sat in two of the five wooden booths in the dining room. By 4:15 p.m., all of the tables were taken. We were told they expected a party of 30 guests any minute, so we placed our order right away. It took about 40 minutes for our pizzas to arrive, so I think appetizers would have been a smart way to go.
We were startled at one point when an Amtrak train sped by, making Docâ€™s rattle a bit and us along with it, since the railroad tracks ran next to the parking lot.
In addition to pizza, Docâ€™s menu features hot sandwiches â€“ including burgers, roast beef and chicken breasts â€“ as well as popular appetizers, soup, chili, calzones and a childrenâ€™s menu featuring chicken fingers, boneless wings, popcorn chicken and tater tots.
Pizzas come in 12-, 14- and 16-inch sizes, with cheese pizzas ranging from $11 to $16 and extra toppings for $2 to $4 each, depending on the pizza's size. Ten-inch gluten free crusts are available for the price of a 12-inch pizza.
Standard toppings include canned mushrooms, sausage, Canadian bacon, green olives, black olives, onions, pineapple and tomato, while premium toppings include fresh mushrooms, sauerkraut, sliced bacon, chicken breast…Read more...