CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Happy birthday to LaRosa's Pizzeria! The Cincinnati restaurant turned 60 on Monday.
Buddy LaRosa started LaRosa's, Inc. with his first pizzeria at the Boudinot Ave. location on March 24,1954. LaRosa says he picked the Boudinot location because it was cheap. LaRosa says the spot was only $100 a month for rent.
Years later, the pizzeria has become a Cincinnati staple, serving hundreds of neighborhoods around the Tri-state.
Three generations of LaRosa's, LaRosa's management team and franchise owners gathered at the original restaurant to thank community leaders and guests for their support of LaRosa's over the last 60 years.