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Oct 27, 2009

Review: Papa John's - Cheesesticks

Sometimes I get a hankering for cheese sticks that stems from back in my undergrad days when a local pizzeria would deliver to the dorms. Fortunately, some pizza chains now stock cheese sticks as a menu item including Papa John's, where they're sold at $4.99 for a 10-inch order and $5.99 for a 12-inch order.

If you've never heard of cheese sticks, it's basically a pizza, but without any sauce or toppings (beside cheese of course). Papa John's includes buttery garlic sauce and pizza sauce for dipping.
Unfortunately, the Cheesesticks at Papa John's only have a bland low fat mozzarella for the cheese portion. Lacking any spices, they were fairly thin and cardboard-like. To get any flavor, I had to douse the Cheesesticks in the accompanying dipping sauces.

I'll have to look elsewhere to satisfy any future cheese stick cravings.

Update 8/24/2012 - If you order Papa John's Cheesesticks, you have to ask for their special seasoning; it comes in green packets and add the flavor of dried Italian herbs and parmesan to the sticks. It really should be included by default, but it's not.

Nutritional Info - Papa John's Cheesesticks
Serving Size - 4 sticks (136g)
Calories - 370 (from Fat - 150)
Fat - 16g (Saturated Fat - 7g)
Sodium - 860mg
Carbs - 41g (Sugar - 4g)
Protein - 14g


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5 comments :

  1. doesn't even look like they've given you enough sauce!

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  2. Pizza huts are even worse!

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  3. Yup pizza hut's dont even have cheese

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  4. absolutely awful. don't order if you like good food.

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