Chicago pizza guide

We pick the best pizzas by style, go on the hunt for a New York slice and name the best beers and wines to go with your pie



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Inferno pizza at Dante's Pizza

Inferno pizza at Dante's Pizza Photograph: Martha Williams

Chicago is a serious pizza town. Sure, we're best known to outsiders as purveyors of deep dish, but there's so much more here—Neapolitan, Sicilian, New Haven and other styles are also available, and we do a mean cracker crust. And since you need something to drink with your pizza, we'll help you pick the best beverages to pair.

Best Chicago pizza

Whether hawking deep-dish pizza or turning out thin-crust, square-cut pies, these are the pizzerias that do Chicagoans proud

6 places for a pizza slice

When you just want a quick pizza slice, head to one of these restaurants for deep dish or thin crust pie

The 5 best gluten-free pizzas in Chicago

As restaurants start paying more attention to gluten-free diners, the pizza options are getting a whole lot better

History of Chicago pizza

The glorious pie has come a long way to get to its deep-dish home in Chicago.

Thin crust pizza in Chicago

We chose the best Neapolitan pizza in Chicago.

Deep dish pizza in Chicago

We chose the best deep dish in Chicago.

Sicilian-style pizza

Looking for a slice that’s square-cut and thick? Here’s where to find one.

Four great bar pizzas

Sometimes there's good pizza where you least expect it.

Bar pizza in Chicago

We chose the best bar-style thin pizza in Chicago.

Searching for NY pizza in Chicago

In the land of deep dish, a New Yorker searches for Gotham-style slices.

Testing pizza delivery in Chicago

When it comes to tasty, punctual pies, which pizzerias deliver?

Beer vs. Wine

Ms. Beer Geek and Mr. Oeno Files duke it out over which is pizza's proper partner. Plus, perfect beers and wines for your pie.

The deep end

Is deep-dish pizza an endangered species?

Floriole's new pizza night

The Lincoln Park bakery is serving up pies with crisp crusts and seasonal toppings.

Pulaski: The pizza stop

The Orange Line boasts a mecca for pizza.

Did you hear the one about the 50-year-old pizza?

You're going to want to know about "The Pizza Song."

Chicagoans debate thin-crust vs. deep-dish pizza

Chicagoans weigh in on which pizza style reigns supreme.

Quad Cities style pizza primer

Roots is slinging Quad Cities–style pizza. What the hell is Quad Cities–style pizza?

Six regional pizza styles in Chicago

New Haven, Neapolitan and...Wisconsin.

Best specialty pizza

For lovers of crust and clams, these pizza joints serve a slice that's nice.

Recent pizza reviews

Reviews of Bar Toma, Reno, Flour and Stone and other pizza places

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