In a time when convenience and fresh ingredients are revered, P.Pole Pizza on Miracle Mile has only two offerings and two prices: a cheese pizza for $7 and a pizza packed with your choice of ingredients for $9. The pizzaiolos roll out the dough but there's none of the traditional
P.Pole is helmed by Stefano Carniato, president and
The reggae music and playful graffiti on the walls welcome customers to this 1,400-square-foot modern space, where toppings are plentiful and play to everyone's weakness. If you can't decide on a single combination, let your imagination run wild. Consider layering pesto sauce with tomatoes, eggs, vegan cheese, olives, and zucchini on one side of the crust and sweet sausage, bacon, meatballs, parmesan, and spicy tomato sauce on the other for a more than satisfying meal. The texture of the almond milk-based vegan cheese is soft and creamy, with the appeal of
P.Pole's pies are also easy to transport. Pizza boxes are made out of zucchini fiber and made to fit on a bicycle's rear rack.
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The pizzeria has attracted a consistent customer base since its opening in mid-April. To keep bringing in a young, energetic crowd, it's joining Coral Gables' gallery night every first Friday of the month with live music and DJs, while encouraging customers to paint on the walls in the outside seating area.
Carniato has plans to open a second P.Pole outpost in Miami Beach and is currently scouting for the perfect location.
P.Pole Pizza. 279 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables; 786-618-5287; ppolepizza.com. Daily 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.