Does Papa John’s Pizza Come With Garlic Sauce?

Last Updated on October 5, 2022 by Lauren Beck

Papa John’s is currently the fourth-largest pizza (restaurant chain) company in the United States. Although Papa John’s is best known for its famous pizza, eating it won’t be a complete experience without the famous garlic sauce. 

But does Papa John’s pizza come with garlic sauce? Let’s find out. 

Does Papa John’s Pizza Also Come With Garlic Sauce? 

Yes, Papa John’s has a garlic sauce in every pizza that you buy. The popular dipping sauce has been included in every pizza since it was made by the founder, John Schnatter, in 1984.

However, it only comes in one little container in every pizza order, regardless of the size. And others believe that it isn’t enough as a dipping sauce for the whole pizza. As a solution, Papa John’s offers garlic sauce retails as an add-on if you want more.

What is the Sauce Made Of?

Papa John’s garlic sauce contains three main ingredients: butter, garlic, and salt. But of course, there’s a secret ingredient that Papa John’s uses to make the famous dipping sauce authentic and set it apart from the competition.

The recipe passed down for generations at Papa John’s restaurant has changed a little over time. As a result, there are now two varieties of garlic sauces. When you order, one of these two variations is included in a pizza order.

What Makes Papa John’s Garlic Sauce Special?

Papa John’s garlic sauce is dubbed to be special and a favorite of many pizza lovers because of its authentic taste. Also, despite the garlic sauce’s taste, the pizza’s flavor is not overpowered when dipped. But what makes it special is that garlic sauce matches perfectly with any of their pizza flavors [1].

Another reason that made Papa John’s garlic sauce special is that it is the first of its kind as a dipping sauce for pizza. After all, it’s a new flavor compared to the usual hot sauce and ketchup.

What Other Sauces Does Papa John’s Come With? 

different type of dipping sauce

Papa John’s also offers customers other dipping sauces such as barbecue sauce, honey mustard, cheese sauce, blue cheese, buffalo sauce, ranch sauce, and pizza sauce. There’s also a newly introduced spicy garlic [2] sauce.

These sauces are available to order as an add-on if you want some extra for your pizza.


How much does Papa John’s garlic sauce cost?

The price of Papa John’s garlic sauce varies depending on the store’s location. As for the rough estimate, a dipping sauce would cost around $0.50 to $0.75 per serving (net weight of 1 oz).

Also, Papa John’s dipping sauces are not sold using coupons or discounts.

How do you order Papa John’s garlic sauce?

You can order the garlic dipping sauce in several methods, including calling the nearest Papa John’s in your area, using their application (that you can download on your phone), or by going to their store to order. 

But it is worth mentioning that the garlic sauce isn’t sold individually but rather as ‘extras’ that you can add to your order.

Key Takeaways

Papa John’s garlic sauce is a unique dipping sauce for pizzas, making it a popular choice among consumers. Because of this, Papa John’s has set the standard for other pizza fast-food companies to follow. The garlic sauce completes the experience of eating pizza at Papa John’s.

Papa John’s competitors followed the trend and offered their version of garlic dippings. But there’s no denying that Papa John’s garlic sauce is the first and has already established itself as a must-have addition to every pizza lover’s life.


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