A new pizza restaurant has opened its doors in Herndon.
Wiseguy Pizza, a concept by Reston-based Thompson Hospitality, announced yesterday (Thursday) that it is now open at 1142 Elden Street, taking over the company’s former Big Buns Damn Good Burgers location, which closed less than a year after opening.
Thompson Hospitality decided to swap the concepts “for several reasons,” Chief Operating Officer Alex Berentzen said in a statement.
“Our proximity to another Big Buns within just 5 miles led us to consider the opportunity to embrace the Herndon community even more fervently,” Berentzen said. “This strategic move aligns with our commitment to expanding our dynamic portfolio throughout the DMV region. We look forward to sharing Wiseguy’s incredible offerings with the Herndon area.”
This is Wiseguy Pizza’s first location in the Fairfax County area. Started in 2012 by a Turkish immigrant, the business can currently be found in D.C., Arlington and Wheaton, Maryland. An expansion to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is in the works, according to the company’s website.
The space on Elden Street is designed to serve mostly carry-out customers. Its operating hours are:
- Monday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
- Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight
- Sunday from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The pizza features sauce from California, cheese from Wisconsin, olive oil and Parmiagiano-Reggiano from Italy. The menu offers rotating specials, like Korean chicken and paneer tikka, as well as a cauliflower, gluten-free 10-inch pizza crust. Vegan and vegetarian options include mushroom truffle, buffalo and backyard pie.
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