It's been a minute since this pizza joint closed down, but after seeing some Facebook post's talking about it, I was recently reminded of its existence.

Hungry Howie's, the popular pizza joint that once graced the corner of Washington Street and 34th Avenue in Amarillo, apparently holds a special place in the hearts of locals. Although it closed its doors back in early 2018 and it currently a vape shop the memories of Hungry Howie's continue to bring a wave of nostalgia and fondness among some of Amarillo's residents.

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Google Maps

Sadly, I have a confession to make though. In my younger years, I have never had Hungry Howie's pizza. I mean after reading people on Facebook talk about some of their experiences with Hungry Howie's Pizza choices, I am convinced that there were some pretty decent options.

Naturally, my curiosity got the best of me, so I checked out the Google reviews for the now-defunct Hungry Howie's on Georgia. And, most of those reviews are glowing with positivity! Like, seriously, people can't stop raving about it. The restaurant even had a 3.9-star rating on Google Reviews which seems pretty good for a small pizza franchise.

When I looked online to find out if Hungry Howies still had locations outside of Amarillo I was met with a very small list of surviving franchises across the U.S. It may be safe to assume that one of the reasons behind the closing of the Amarillo location may have been because of a decline in the Hungry Howie's franchise as a whole.

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Google Maps

So despite its cult following back in the day, the reasons behind this pizza shop's demise remain a mystery and sadly will forever be lost in time.

Amarillo Cursed Buildings - 715 S. Polk

Polk Street is a great place to spend an evening. However, over the years, Polk Street has seen many businesses come and go. One of these buildings is at 715 S. Polk. It has been many things over the years, mainly bars, but it seems as soon as one moves in, it moves right out.

So what all has been in there? Let's take a look back at 715 S. Polk.

This building was originally built in 1915, it was known as The Hollywood.

Amarillo's Cursed Buildings – Historic Route 66, 2813 SW 6th

There are some places around town that just can't seem to stay in business for very long. This is one of them.

The address of the cursed building is 2813 SW 6th Street. This building was originally built in 1930. This place was originally a service station. I'm sure in the heydays of Rt. 66, this place was the place to stop to get your car serviced. However, in the last 15 years, this building has seen many different faces.

Amarillo's Restaurant Closings in 2022

We hated to see these places go!








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