The Best Fun Facts About Pizza

Who doesn't love a cheezy, mouthwatering pizza? Whether you are just having a good ole' night out with buddies or need a quick "pick-me-up" after a long week at work, BoatHouse Lakeside Bar and Grill has the best pizza at the Lake of the Ozarks. Come on out and have a slice! Keep reading for a few fun facts about pizza and to learn about a few of our delicious pizza options.

Fun Facts About Pizza

Did You Know?

  • The largest pizza was made on October 11, 1987, by Louis Piancone and Lorenzo Amato in Havana, Florida. It was 140 feet across and covers 10,000 square feet.
  • Most Italians just thought of pizza as a meal for peasants in the 1800s. That quickly changed when baker, Raffaele Esposito created a Margarita pizza for visiting royalty. They were so impressed by the pizza and how it incorporated the colors of the Italian flag, white, red, and green. Soon after pizza became a main course in restaurants all over the country.
  • Americans eat around 350 pizza slices per second.
  • National Sausage Pizza Day is on October 11th.
  • National Cheese Pizza Day is September 5th.


  • In 1943, the first Chicago deep dish pizza was created by the restaurant the later became the Pizzeria Uno chain.
  • In 1962, the Hawaiian pizza was invented by Sam Panopoulos. He was a native of Greece who ran a pizza place in Canada. 
  • The famous Stephen Baldwin and Bill Murray both used to work at pizza restaurants. 

BoatHouse Lakeside Bar and Grill Pizza Features

Feel like getting your inner MEAT EATER on!? We've got the PERFECT pizza for you!


Our most popular pizza, with mounds of house-made sausage, pepperoni,
Canadian bacon, Iowa bacon & house-made pizza sauce with our five-cheese

Are you a vegetarian!? If so, try this!


Bell peppers, fresh mushrooms, onions, roasted garlic, Roma tomato slices,
artichoke hearts, black olives, house-made pizza sauce & our signature five
cheese blend.

Feeling like eating the best of both worlds - meat and veggies!? Try the Supreme!


Pepperoni, Canadian bacon, bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, black olives,
house-made sausage & our five-cheese blend.

Dig In to Your Favorite Pizza at BoatHouse!

The BoatHouse is a casual poolside restaurant and bar located on the 3mm of Lake of the Ozarks Missouri. We specialize in showing people a good time with our outstanding customer service and delicious food and drinks. Did we mention the beautiful Lake view you can also enjoy while chowing down on some of our mouthwatering pizzas? The pool/deck area has also undergone a complete remodel to include a larger pool, swim up bar and live band stage. BoatHouse is located on the North side of Bagnell Dam off Lake Rd. W (W-20 or 107 Village Marina Rd., Eldon MO) or the 3 mile marker by water. Check out more of our fantastic pizzas on

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107 Village Marina Rd
Eldon, MO 65026

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Mile Marker 3 by Bagnell Dam


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