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No Weak Links Here: 6 chains that break the mold

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Bolognese from Luciano offshoot Va Bene Pizzeria Napoletana - CASEY HOWELL
  • Casey Howell
  • Bolognese from Luciano offshoot Va Bene Pizzeria Napoletana

1. Luciano Restaurants

Multiple locations, lucianorestaurants.com

Headquartered in San Antonio, this family-focused chain has multiple locations throughout the Alamo City and four dining concepts that include a restaurant on the River Walk, neighborhood and family pizzerias, and express locations in area malls. Menu options range from a mozzarella bar to calzones and cannoli to Italian wedding soup, build-your-own pizzas and pasta options named for Nonna Lina, grandmother to the owners and inspiration behind many of the recipes that come from her native Naples.

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