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Mellow Mushroom - Short Pump
Find the best pizza in Henrico Virginia at the Mellow Mushroom in the Green Gate Shopping Center. All pizzas are made to order and with over 40 ingredients, customization is encouraged. The secret to the best pizza pie in Henrico starts with the crust. At Mellow Mushroom, the crust is made with unbleached and unbromated flour and fresh Appalachian spring water. And, because we are inclusive of everyone’s needs, many of our pizzas can be made gluten-free or vegan.
Add the Enlightened Salad or any of the other fresh Mellow Mushroom salads to your pizza order to make dinner or lunch that much more delicious. Start any meal with one of the tasty dishes from the appetizer menu, called Munchies. Hoagies, Sandwiches, Calzones and our very own Ritz Burger are other Mellow menu favorites.
There are 42 beers on tap to complement all the delicious food, and many of them are local favorites from breweries in and around Virginia. A full bar featuring craft cocktails adds to the experience at this pizza joint.
Mellow Mushroom Short Pump - The Story
The design of the Mellow Mushroom in Green Gate Shipping Center in Henrico Virginia pays homage to the Jazz age of the Roaring Twenties and the speak easies made popular during Prohibition. From the vintage roadster parked at the entryway to an authentic moonshine still that sits immediately behind the host station the mood is set for a step back in time. Customers can choose between booths created from freight elevators or those created from whiskey barrels. The walls are decorated with murals depicting early 20th century Richmond and in the evenings look for a holographic projection slideshow illuminating the entrance area windows.
Much of the local art featured at the Mellow Mushroom in Henrico pays tribute to the entertainment community that Richmond was known for in the 1920’s including big stars like Billie Holiday and Django Reinhardt. The artists featured at this restaurant include Wayne Cain of Cain Architectural Art Glass, Mickael Broth, Ross Trimmer, Nicholas Daily and Dustin K.