Molly O'Brien's

Molly O'Brien's Family Style Pizza, ribs, pasta dinners, sandwiches, soft serve ice cream, and more - located on Hwy 5 at the Balboa Gate o Hot Springs Village

Fresh ingredients, handmade sausage, fresh baked bread and dough made daily. Not your ordinary Pizza restaurant, we have ribs, burgers, and other specialty items too. Something for everybody. Gluten free pizza's available on request.

Payment Options:   Amex Cash Discover Mastercard Visa

Price Range: $$

General Manager: Molly O'Brien King

Attire: Casual


Our water is back on and we will be open for business at 4pm today.
We look forward to seeing you!


Due to a water line break under our building, we will be closed tonight.
We are sorry for any inconvenience!


If you’re looking for a kid-friendly meal that the whole family will enjoy, then pizza may be your best bet. According to a recent Gallup poll, kids under 11 prefer pizza over all other options for both lunch and dinner.


Did you know that the world’s fastest pizza maker can cook 14 full-size pizzas in two minutes and 35 seconds?


You probably already know pizza is one of the top five favorite foods consumed in the U.S. Care to guess which is more popular, thin or thick crust? If you guessed thin crust rules, you're right.


Pizza is rich in garlic, which is a major source of vitamins and minerals. Garlic contains selenium, a mineral that synthesizes DNA and protects cells. It’s been recently found that garlic plays an important role in improving bone health as well.


Margherita pizza is a tasty dish that’s been around since 1889. Featuring mozzarella, basil and tomatoes, this pizza was created in part to pay homage to the colors of the Italian flag.


While pepperoni is America’s favorite pizza topping and comprises 36 percent of all pizza orders, anchovies are the least-favorite topping.


Did you know that in the early 1900’s New York, since most patrons could not afford to buy a whole pizza pie, they would say how much they could afford, and then were given a corresponding slice of pizza? Talk about an honor system!


Pizza is not a United States phenomenon. Forms of pizza are eaten around the world. Toppings often reflect the tastes of their home country. In the Middle East, curry is used on pizza. Russians like herring, while Costa Ricans prefer coconut.


Do you prefer meat or vegetarian toppings on your pizza? Women are twice as likely as men to order vegetarian toppings.


Did you know that the world's largest pizza was 131 feet in diameter? This gargantuan 51,000 pound pizza contained some 20,000 pounds of flour, 10,000 pounds of tomato sauce, and almost 9,000 pounds of mozzarella.


Did you know that even though tomatoes reached Italy by the 1530s, they were widely thought to be poisonous and were grown only for decoration? They didn't actually become widespread in Italian cuisine until the 18th and early 19th century.


Did you know pizza in Australia is commonly covered in eggs and bacon? Gourmet pizzas sold in restaurants is usually topped with salmon, shrimp, or even crocodile!


Did you know that in America, before the 1940’s, pizza consumption used to be limited to mostly Italian immigrants and their descendants? The international breakthrough came after World War II. Allied troops occupying Italy, weary of their rations, were constantly on the lookout for good food, and eventually found a pizzeria.


With the mass immigration of Italians to America in the latter half of the 19th century, pizza made its way to North American shores. For many Italian Americans, these first American pizzas were known as tomato pies.


A shocking development was made in 2011, as pizza was considered a vegetable! Well, not exactly, as schools were being subsidized by the government they needed to serve a certain amount of vegetables, but by using 2 tablespoons of tomato sauce it could be covered as a vegetable.


Did you know that the world’s longest pizza stretched a mile long, took 80 chefs, and extended over 800 tables? This amazing creation found its way into the Guinness Book of Records, along with the most expensive and largest round pizza achievements.


Having its origins in Italy, we would have to thank someone profusely for bringing pizza over to the states. The first place America had to serve pizza was a place called “Lombardi’s, in good old New York City, this place was originally a grocery store but started selling pizza in 1905


If you love Indian food, then you will love Indian pizza! In fact, Indian pizza contains many of the same ingredients you would find at an authentic Indian restaurant, except on pizza. Common toppings include tandoori chicken, paneer, and pickled ginger.


We Americans love our pizza! Each day Americans eat enough pizza to fill 100 acres!


According to statistics, people in the United States consume more pizza during Super Bowl week than during any other week of the year.


Did you know that tomato sauce, one of the primary components of a traditional pizza, contains powerful antioxidants that help the body prevent the formation of cancer? Pizza is not often touted as a health food, but maybe it should be!


Since 1987, October has officially been designated as National Pizza Month in the US. However, research also shows that 93 percent of Americans eat pizza at least once a month.


Although the origin of the word “pizza” is uncertain, what is certain is that it is Italian for the word "pie," which is why so many pizzerias refer to pizzas as pies. Pizza may come from the Latin word “pix” or "pitch" or even the Greek word “pitta.”


One of the most popular pizzas is called the "Pizza Margherita" which gets its name from the Queen Margherita of Savoy, who, in 1889 expressed her strong desire for a pizza made using tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella—not merely because it was flavorful but also because it resembled the Italian flag.


It is no surprise that pizza is America's favorite food but did you know that the top five pizza sales days in America are: Super Bowl Sunday, New Year's Eve, Halloween, the night before Thanksgiving, and New Year's Day?


While pizza is certainly one of the most popular foods in the world, in America it is so popular that 93 percent of Americans eat it at least once a month. Indeed, the average American person eats about 46 slices of pizza per year!


That succulent cheese you crave on your pizza is probably mozzarella, a mild Italian cheese first made in southern Italy -- from water buffalo milk. Domestic mozzarellas are usually made from cows' milk. Mozzarella is the most popular cheese sold in the U.S.


Did you know that kids ages 3-11 are said to prefer pizza to all other food groups for lunch and dinner? Can’t say that we blame them!


Pizza actually didn’t used to be sold by the very convenient slice, it used to just be sold by the pie. But the day was save in 1933 as Patsy Lancieri sliced up a pizza and sold it by the convenient slice, people recognized how genius this was and adapted the trend.


Pizza is defined as a yeasted flatbread that is topped with tomato sauce and cheese and baked in an oven. It is usually topped with various meats, vegetables and condiments.


It is an interesting albeit strange fact that pizza was, up until the 1950s, considered "foreign food." This all changed, however, when word got around about this wonderful and tasty new food. Today, pizza is universally considered one of the world's 10 most popular foods.


Ever wondered what ingredients go into a perfectly blended pizza sauce? Although the quantities and even some of the ingredients can vary, pizza sauce often contains a combination of: tomato paste, tomato sauce, garlic, oregano and olive oil.


Think you eat fast? Well, you probably can't eat a pizza anywhere near as fast as Josh, the Guinness World Record holder. He managed to consume a 12 inch pizza in one minute and 45 seconds. Now, that's fast.


Pepperoni is by far the most popular pizza topping in America. In fact, polls reveal the startling statistic that nearly 252 thousand pounds of pepperoni is consumed by Americans every year – mostly on pizza. Thirty-six percent of all pizza orders include pepperoni.


Did you know that 94 percent of Americans eat pizza on a regular basis? Combining both deliciousness and the convenience of not having to use utensils, it’s no wonder pizza is a hit at every special occasion from junior high sleepovers to family reunions.


Did you know that the most commercial pizza is sold on Super Bowl Sunday in the United States? This is one of the busiest pizza days of the year along with Halloween, the night before Thanksgiving, New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day.


Pizza was first referenced in a Latin text in Italy but also seems to have Ancient Greek or Old High German roots as well. In Greek, pizza is closely related to pitta. In German, "pizzo" or "bizzo" means mouthful.


In 2009, the European Union ruled to protect Naples' signature Neapolitan pizza as part of their cultural heritage. Anyone who wants to advertise and serve Neapolitan pizza as "real" must now follow very strict guidelines and standards for preparation and ingredients.


Did you know that the first American pizzas were known as Tomato Pies, particularly among the Italian American population? These days, Tomato Pies are made the opposite of pizza, with the cheese going down first, then the toppings, and finally the sauce.


Pepperoni is one of America’s favorite toppings on a pizza, and who doesn’t like pepperoni, it’s perfect on a cheesy pizza. Around 36% of all pizzas in America have pepperoni, and we happen to love it so much around 251,770,000 pounds of pepperoni are consumed every year.


There are many reasons why mozzarella is the preferred pizza cheese. Not only is it the best tasting, but mozzarella melts much better than other type of cheeses. It also has the best rising properties of all of the cheeses.


The word "pizza" is an ancient one and indeed dates back over 1,000 years! Pizza was first mentioned in a Latin text written in Southern Italy in 997 CE. Pizza then was basically just flat bread with cheese.


Did you know that the pizza dish used to be sweet, not savory? It wasn’t until the late 19th century that this changed. Before then, the savory versions of this dish more resembled the flat breads now known as shciacciata. In 1927, Ada Boni’s collection of regional cooking included a pizza recipe including tomatoes and mozzarella.


8913 Park Avenue
Hot Springs, AR

Opening Hours

Tuesday 16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 16:00 - 21:00
Thursday 16:00 - 21:00
Friday 16:00 - 21:00
Saturday 16:00 - 21:00
Sunday 16:00 - 21:00


(501) 321-2227


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