Eat Beat: Malawi’s Pizza

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The Chocolate Overload is one of Malawi's most popular "dessert pizzas." It's topped with brownie, cookie crumbles, peanut butter cups, chocolate fudge and marshmallow cream. (Photo by Hailey Gengler.)
The Chocolate Overload is one of Malawi’s most popular “dessert pizzas.” It’s topped with brownie, cookie crumbles, peanut butter cups, chocolate fudge and marshmallow cream. (Photo by Hailey Gengler.)

Malawi’s Pizza, located at the Riverwoods in Orem, has made it a priority to leave its customers feeling good after indulging in their flavorful dishes. Not only does Malawi’s use fresh ingredients to make their meals healthier, but they also promise to provide a nutritious meal to a child in Malawi for every meal sold in their restaurant.

Top three most popular dishes

Malawi capri pizza: alfredo, mozzarella, basil, tomatoes and balsamic reduction.

Pesto chicken pasta: roasted chicken, pesto cream, rigatoni pasta, asparagus, tomatoes, basil and parmesan

Balsamic steak salad: seared beef, tomatoes, onions, peppers, mushrooms and balsamic vinaigrette

Pro vs. con

Pro: The meals are made quickly right in front of you and the atmosphere is casual and fun.

Con: The restaurant does not take reservations and meals are fairly expensive for the amount of food.

Prices

Start at $4.50 and go up to about $10.

Hours

11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday-Thursday

11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Friday-Saturday

Closed Sunday

Fun fact

Malawi’s has made a measurable impact by donating more than 300,000 meals to children in Malawi, where massive food shortages and widespread hunger have been an issue in recent years.

The chef says

“The environment here is just so fun and friendly, everyone always has a great time working and eating here.” — Tori Sills

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