People Travel From All Over For The Deep Fried Calzones At Jimmy’s Grotto, A Tiny Hole-In-The-Wall In Wisconsin
There are lots of must-visit restaurants in Wisconsin, and Jimmy’s Grotto is one of them. The iconic eatery has been around for decades, but that’s not its only distinguishing factor. There’s also its signature dish, ponza rotta, which is like a calzone, only deep fried. (Yes, you read that correctly – a deep fried calzone!) After one bite of the tasty culinary creation, you’ll understand why people travel from near and far to visit Jimmy’s Grotto. Take a look:
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Jimmy’s Grotto is open Monday – Thursday, from 9 a.m. – 12 a.m., Friday – Saturday, 9 a.m. -1 a.m., and Sundays, from 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. For more information, call (262) 542-1500. You can also visit Jimmy’s Grotto website or Facebook page.
So, did you know about Jimmy’s Grotto? Ever tried the ponza rotta? If so, what’d you think? Tell us in the comments section.
This isn’t the only iconic eatery with a signature dish. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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