Worthington News

Dewey's Pizza planned for downtown Worthington


Dewey’s Pizza could replace the BP station in downtown Worthington.

The city has received an architectural-review application for a Dewey’s Pizza, a chain that started in Cincinnati and has a central Ohio restaurant at 1327 W. Fifth Ave., in the Grandview Heights area.

The application calls for demolishing the service station at 640 N. High St. The station closed except for repair service several weeks ago, and the underground tanks have been removed.

The proposed 3,500-square-foot, redbrick building would include an outdoor plaza at the corner, with room for outdoor seating.

Parking is proposed for the rear of the lot.

The Worthington Architectural Review Board is scheduled to hear the application March 8.

No drive-through or delivery service is planned, though take-out orders would be included.

According to the Dewey’s website, the chain started in Cincinnati in 1998 and currently includes restaurants in northern Kentucky, Dayton, Cleveland Heights and St. Louis, as well as Cincinnati and Columbus.

The menu includes several pizza and salad variations, including what is called “seasonal” pizza and salad. Beer and wine also are sold.