West Virginia September 09, 2019
West Virginia Is Home To The Best Pepperoni Rolls And Here Are The 8 Places To Find Them
West Virginia is known for many things — beautiful scenery, rich history, outstanding outdoor adventure, and the best pepperoni rolls in the world. Originating as a staple lunch food for miners back in the 1920s, the pepperoni roll has only gained popularity over the decades. While you may have your go-to spot for this long-time favorite, shouldn’t you at least try every single one on this list? Happy eating!
1. Tomaro's Bakery, Clarksburg
Tomaro's Bakery has been serving the Clarksburg community for more than 100 years. This long-standing spot has stuck to its secret recipe for decades featuring Italian dough filled with sticks of pepperoni.
Address: 411 N 4th Street, Clarksburg, WV 26301
2. Home Industry Bakery, Clarksburg
The addition of cheese to the pepperoni roll was introduced by Home Industry Bakery. Enjoy every cheesy bite as you devour rolls loaded with provolone or hot pepper cheese.
Address: 128 S 3rd Street, Clarksburg, WV 26301
3. D’Annunzio’s Italian Bakery, Clarksburg
Dive into a traditional roll stuffed with sticks of pepperoni at D’Annunzio’s Italian Bakery. Each bite is the perfect blend of crusty Italian bread and pepperoni.
Address: 1909 Williams Avenue, Clarksburg, WV 26301
4. Country Club Bakery, Fairmont
As the birthplace of the pepperoni roll, Country Club Bakery has quite a following. Rolls are stuffed with three to four sticks of pepperoni cut from giant blocks. Thank you to Giuseppe Argiro for coming up with the original recipe.
Address: 1211 Country Club Road, Fairmont, WV 26554
5. JR's Donut Castle, Parkersburg
JR's Donut Castle may be the king of donuts but you can also find delicious pepperoni rolls at this spot. Made with sliced pepperoni and fillings like pepper jack cheese or jalapeno sauce, these rolls have quite a kick.
Address: 3318 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg, WV 26104
6. Rogers and Mazza's Italian Bakery, Clarksburg
The Roger and Mazza's pepperoni roll is a more modern combination of sliced pepperoni, cheese, and a sweeter dough. The bakery also sells Marty's rolls that are the traditional style with stick pepperoni and hard Italian bread. There's something for everyone at this hometown shop.
Address: 1877 Philippi Pike, Clarksburg, WV 26301
7. Colasessano's Pizza, Fairmont
if you're really hungry head to Colasessano's Pizza for a pepperoni roll that eats like a hearty meal. Stuffed with long pepperoni sticks and topped with cheese, peppers, and sauce, you won't go hungry here.
Address: 141 Middletown Circle, Fairmont, WV 26554
8. A Step In Time, Ranson
Made by a coal miner's daughter, the pepperoni rolls at A Step In Time are the perfect snack. Soft, chewy rolls stuffed with pepperoni and cheese and topped with even more cheese are heaven on a plate.
Address: 432 W 2nd Avenue, Ranson, WV 25438
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