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Malawi’s Pizza in Provo: Pizza With a Purpose

By Katerina Gasset

Malawi’s Pizza is located in Provo at the Shops at Riverwoods. This is a quiet little hideaway with a purpose. 

I love going to Malawi’s Pizza knowing that for every pizza or salad I order, a child in Malawi Africa is also getting a meal. 

Malawi Pizza offers a lunch special which includes a personal size artisan wood fired pizza, a side salad, and a drink.

What is the atmosphere like in Malawi's Pizza Provo Utah?

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The atmosphere of Malawi’s Pizza is relaxed yet inviting. There are several seating options available including booths, tables and a bar height seating area, so you can find the most comfortable spot for your visit. 

Ordering your meal is simple. You go to the counter and make your selection. The staff will call you when your order is ready. You pick up your order and then go back to your table to eat. 

You can order your meal to go or to eat in the restaurant. For added convenience, they also offer curbside pick up.

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Malawi's Pizza Pizza with a Purpose

We go to Malawi’s Pizza often because of their purpose. It is never too crowded or busy to find seating. 

And you can’t beat the prices. The pizzas sell for between $8 to $12 currently, making them quite affordable for everyone. You can watch them create your pizza and toss it into the wood fired oven. 

My favorite pizza is the Malawi Capri with rosemary infused olive oil, fresh mozzarella cheese, house-made tomato bruschetta, with roasted yellow tomatoes. 

Yes, they make their own house dressings and bruschetta. 

In addition to this signature dish, there are many other unique pizzas available for you. My grandkids love the pepperoni pizza and my adult children like the sausage and mushroom pizza. 

If you are hungry you may be able to eat the entire pizza, it is a personal size but larger than other personal pizzas. 

Their crusts are some of the best around. They are hand-tossed so each pizza is not exactly the same but still has that perfect wood fire flavor with just enough burnt edging on the side. 

The walls are adorned with pictures of children in Malawi. While we eat our pizza we watch the videos about the Malawi villages, the millions of meals this restaurant has provided to the children of Malawi and other interesting cultural bits of information. 

The customer service is amazing. The staff are friendly and accommodating. I have not experienced a staff member with a bad attitude. They are always smiling and willing to help out in any way possible. 

So far Malawi Pizza has provided over 2,000,000 (2 million) meals to children in Malawi – and counting! Now that is “Food with a purpose”! 


Malawi's Pizza Menu and Delivery

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How Malawi’s Pizza Provo, Utah Started

Malawi’s Pizza in Provo, Utah was founded in 2010 by Blake Roney and Chef Kent Andersen. After Blake had done a humanitarian trip to Malawi, he teamed up with Chef Kent and created the Meal for Meal Exchange Program. 

The goal of the Meal-for-Meal Exchange Program was to provide nutrient-dense meals to children in Malawi, Africa. To make this possible, they source local maize and blend it with vitamins and nutrients before delivering the meals directly to schools and villages throughout the country. 

This program was created with the support of Feed the Children, whom they partnered with to deliver meals to those in need. 

Malawis’ Pizza has become a staple of Provo culture since its founding in 2010. 

At the core of Malawi’s Pizza lies a team of hardworking people: the General Manager, Restaurant Manager, line cooks, and the pizza oven chef. This team works together to ensure that customers receive the best service possible and are satisfied with their meals.  


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Malawi’s Pizza in Provo, Utah offers not only amazing pizza but also salads and desserts. They also have wheat and gluten-free pizza crust options for those with dietary restrictions or allergies. 

Most importantly, when you dine at Malawi’s Pizza, not only do you get to enjoy delicious meals, but you’re helping to make a positive impact on someone else’s life too. 

Your purchase will help fund meals for children in need in Malawi through their partnership with Feed the Children

Feed the Children is an international non-profit organization dedicated to alleviating hunger and poverty among children across the globe. Feed the Children ensures that the meals are distributed to villages with extreme need and prepared properly before being served to children. 

Malawi has been called “the warm heart of Africa” due to its people’s kindness and affinity for others. Through the efforts of Malawi’s Pizza, they are able to extend that same kindness into providing nourishment for those who need it most. 


How to go to Malawi's Pizza

Located at 4801 N University Ave, Provo, UT 84604, this restaurant prides itself on its commitment to quality and community. 


Hours 

The current hours they are open are: 

Monday - Thursday: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Friday - Saturday: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. 


How to Order at Malawi's Pizza

Malawi's Pizza Menu and Prices

Malawi's Pizza Menu and Delivery in Provo

These are the menu items available for dine-in, takeout or delivery:

Starters

Malawi’s 10” Twisted Breadstick - $1.95 

Malawi’s Pizza 10 inch bi-color twisted Parmesan rosemary breadstick 

Bruschetta - $2.99

Two pieces of fresh pizza-oven baked focaccia with delicious house-made tomato bruschetta and dark balsamic vinegar

Pizzas

Malawi Capri - $12.00

Rosemary infused olive oil, fresh mozzarella cheese, house-made bruschetta, roasted yellow tomato, balsamic glaze 

Meat Safari - $12.00

House-made tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, pizza oven baked Italian sausage, pizza oven cooked bacon, pepperoni, ham 

Margherita - $12.00

House-made tomato sauce, extra virgin olive oil, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil 

Five Cheese - $12.00

Rosemary infused olive oil, parmesan cheese, romano cheese, asiago cheese, mozzarella cheese, ricotta cheese, fresh basil 

Citrus Arugula - $12.00

Rosemary infused olive oil, parmesan cheese, romano cheese, asiago cheese, ricotta cheese — arugula, red onion, mandarin oranges, house-made white balsamic honey thyme citrus vinaigrette

BBQ Chicken - $12.00

Rosemary infused olive oil, barbecue sauce, mozzarella cheese, red onion, pizza oven roasted chicken breast, pizza oven cooked bacon, cilantro 

Chicken Pesto - $12.00

Rosemary infused olive oil, house-made pesto, parmesan cheese, romano cheese, asiago cheese, mozzarella cheese, pizza oven roasted chicken breast, roasted peppers 

Chicken Bacon Ranch - $12.00

Rosemary infused olive oil, mozzarella cheese, pizza oven roasted chicken breast, pizza oven cooked bacon, red tomato bruschetta, ranch dressing swirl 

Sausage & Mushroom - $12.00

House-made tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, pizza-oven baked Italian sausage, pizza-oven roasted mushrooms, roasted peppers, ricotta cheese 

Roasted Pineapple & Ham - $12.00

House-made tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, pizza oven roasted fresh pineapple, ham 

Garden Veggie - $12.00

Mozzarella Cheese - $9.00

House-made tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese 

Pepperoni - $10.00

House-made tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni 

Salads 

Berry Super Greens - $12.00

Super greens, arugula spring mixed greens, fresh strawberries, fresh blueberries, dried cranberries, mandarin oranges, quinoa, candied pumpkin seeds, house-made white balsamic honey thyme vinaigrette dressing, goat cheese sprinkle  

Balsamic Steak - $12.95

Pizza oven roasted beef strips, Malawi’s Pizza super green lettuce mix, house-made tomato bruschetta, roasted peppers, thin sliced red onion, parmesan cheese, romano cheese, asiago cheese, Malawi’s Pizza breadstick croutons 

Iceberg Wedge - $10.00

House Salad - $4.95

Spring greens, tomato bruschetta, red onion, parmesan cheese, romano, cheese, asiago cheese, Malawi’s Pizza breadstick croutons, choice of dressing 

Caesar - $5.95

Romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese, romano cheese, asiago cheese, Malawi’s breadsticks croutons, parmesan Caesar dressing 

Desserts

Cinnamon Sugar 10” Breadstick - $2.25

Buttery Cinnamon Sugar Malawi’s Pizza 10 inch Breadstick with Ghirardelli Chocolate Dipping Sauce 

Berries & Cream Pizza - $2.50

Yummy sweet ricotta with a dusting of cinnamon sugar topped with mixed berry coulis, freshly whipped heavy cream, fresh sugared strawberries and blueberries  

Cauliflower Gluten Free Crust - +$3.75

Toppings 

Ham, Pepperoni, Sausage, Bacon, Chicken - $2.00

Fresh Mozzarella, Balsamic Glaze, 3 Cheese Blend, Ricotta, Mushrooms, Roasted Pineapple - $1.50 

Bruschetta, Pesto, Roasted Peppers - $1.00

Red Onion, Fresh Basil, Cilantro, BBQ Ranch - $.50 

Kid’s Soda - $1.75

Large Soda - $2.25 

Bottled Sodas/Water - $2.25

Monster Original - $3.00


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Review - 5 stars! 

Overall, Malawi’s Pizza in Provo, Utah delivered an amazing experience that left me feeling satisfied. On top of the great taste, you can feel good knowing your purchase is going towards a great cause. 

I highly recommend trying out Malawi’s Pizza if you haven’t already done so! Their commitment to quality and services makes them stand out – not to mention how affordable everything is. Go give them a try today! 

To learn more, follow Malawi’s Pizza on Facebook and Instagram, or visit their website at malawispizza.com.



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About the author of Move to Provo Utah Website 

Katerina Gasset

When I moved here I was blessed to have my daughter to help with different things you need to know when you move to a new place. I had background from living here before but things have changed a lot too since the '80s. 

We were able to get all the good places to eat down fast - since she knows all that and we have a lot of the same likes in food. But things like how to turn on my electricity or what power company services my home... well... I was at a total loss! 

I know that other people moving to Provo don't always have family here to guide and help them. And most people don't have a real estate agent who gives them a welcome package on all the important numbers and places they need to know. 

My goal is for this website to be your go to resource for everything you need to know before, during, and after you move here to Provo, Utah. I want you to have the best experience and love living here as much as I do

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