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PDQ and Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza open in Trinity

Both chains are expanding locally and held grand opening celebrations this month with giveaways and free food.
PDQ's new Trinity location features a self-serve sauce bar with seven signature sauces perfect for dipping chicken tenders. [Courtesy of PDQ]
Published Oct. 23

TRINITY — Earlier this month, PDQ and Blaze Fast Fire’d Pizza opened in the Village at Mitchell Ranch located at the corner of State Road 54 & Little Road. Both restaurants held grand opening celebrations with giveaways and free food.

PDQ Trinity is the 15th location for the chain in Tampa Bay and features outdoor seating, a drive-thru, online ordering and catering. PDQ, which stands for People Dedicated to Quality, is known for hand-breaded chicken tenders, hand-crafted sandwiches, fresh salads and hand-spun milkshakes.

The Trinity location is the first store to offer a self-serve sauce bar with PDQ’s seven signature sauces. After testing the concept at the PDQ Test Kitchen in Tampa and at concession locations in Raymond James Stadium, PDQ decided to implement the sauce bar in Trinity. Diners can now mix and match sauces such as Sweet Sriracha, Buffalo Bleu and Creamy Garlic.

PDQ Trinity is at 3154 Disciple Lane. It is open 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. For more information, call (727) 372-1500, or visit

The first Tampa Bay area Blaze Pizza opened in January 2019. Trinity Blaze Pizza is the second location to open locally, and a third location is slated to open in 2020 near the University of South Florida.

Blaze Pizza serves artisanal pizzas in an interactive, open-kitchen format. Diners can customize one of the menu’s signature pizzas or create their own personal pizza.

Along with the 11-inch individual sized pizzas, the Trinity location will offer Blaze Pizza’s new, 14-inch sharable pizzas for delivery and carryout. The larger pizzas are available exclusively by ordering online or through the Blaze Pizza App.

For those with specific dietary needs, Blaze Pizza offers gluten-free and keto crusts, vegan cheese and plant-based spicy chorizo.

Trinity Blaze Pizza is at 3194 Word Way. It is open 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. daily. For more information, call (727) 250-0777, or visit

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