This Italian restaurant serves old-school pizza. And it hasn't changed much in 65 years

Mar 09, 2018 471


For 30 years, west Fort Worth has been home to two classic, old-fashioned “red sauce Italian” restaurants. Mancuso's gets more attention. But on two recent visits, the much older Margie's Italian Kitchen showed it's just as good as ever and worth the trip out Camp Bowie Boulevard West.

Margie's is where Italian food began in Fort Worth. It was September 1953, 65 years ago, when war bride Margie Lozzi Walters and her family from Florence, Italy, opened an “Italian and American” restaurant on what was then the open highway west to California. It advertised a dish World War II veterans knew well: “Italian pizza pie.”

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