The side of the restaurant Stacked in Fashion Valley Mall. Michelle Moran, City Times
The side of the restaurant Stacked in Fashion Valley Mall. Michelle Moran, City Times

Just stack it

If you are a picky eater like me, welcome to your new favorite spot.

Every time I order food, I have to modify it to my taste —- no hesitation. Then I discovered Stacked, an American restaurant that works a little differently.

At Stacked, you have the ability to create your own food masterpieces through the use of an iPad. Every table is equipped with its own iPad that you can order from and pay through.

No, there are no robots that bring your food, but they do have waiters.

The menu is intriguing and you can basically do whatever you want: stack your own pizza, burger, mac and cheese, salad, etc.

Although you can create anything that you desire, there is also an actual menu as well.

Even though the mac and cheese pizza sounds like a crazy good concoction, I ended up stacking my own mac and cheese. It had the perfect amount of cheese and ingredients, plus they use my favorite: elbow macaroni.

I love restaurants that offer a variety of dipping sauces. At Stacked, they have a Sriracha
mayo that works well with a burger and curry ketchup to accompany the fries.

The dessert menu should be illegal.

You can stack your own ice cream sandwich or milkshake, people who are on diets would definitely break it for one of these beauties. So if your order gets messed up, you will be thanking yourself for that one.

Don’t worry adults, there is beer and wine available. You can stack your own mimosa, or you can have a beer or wine rack. I like having a selection of beers or wine to drink from, so I suggest ordering a rack.

Sometimes you just want to take your food to go and there’s a separate iPad for that. As soon as you enter the restaurant, there’s one waiting for you to order from. You really don’t interact with people unless you have a question, you pay with cash and when they bring the food out to you.

Stacked is located in Fashion Valley Mall on Friars Road. This place is perfect for families and great for all occasions. The weekends tend to be packed with people, so expect to be put on a waiting list.

For more information on Stacked, visit their website at

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