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Chicago pizza guide

We pick the best Chicago pizza by style, go on the hunt for perfect slices and dig into gluten-free pies

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Craft Pizza is one of the top spots for a Chicago pizza.

Chicago pizza isn't just about deep-dish. While we can—and do—master the style, there's so much more here—Neapolitan, Sicilian, New Haven and other styles are also available, and Chicago bars do a mean cracker crust. The best Chicago restaurants also get creative, with macaroni and cheese-topped slices and housemade charcuterie. And since you need something to drink with your pizza, we'll help you pick the best craft beer and wine.

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6 best deep dish pizzas

We picked the best of our iconic style

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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

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5 best gluten-free pizzas

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

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Best Chicago pizza

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

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Best thin crust pizza in Chicago

We chose the best Neapolitan pizza in Chicago.

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4 great bar pizzas

Want cracker-thin crust? Head to a bar.

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History of Chicago pizza

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

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Sicilian-style pizza

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

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Searching for NY pizza in Chicago

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

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Testing pizza delivery in Chicago

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

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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.

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Pulaski: The pizza stop

The Orange Line boasts a mecca for pizza.

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Taking on a 12-pound pizza.

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

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

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Chicagoans debate thin-crust vs. deep-dish pizza

Chicagoans weigh in on which pizza style reigns supreme.

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Quad Cities style pizza primer

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

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Six regional pizza styles in Chicago

New Haven, Neapolitan and...Wisconsin.

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Best specialty pizza

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

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Comments

2 comments
Edmond V
Edmond V

I think that this is a really great list of pizza places in Chicago. This city truly lives up to its name as the home of the deep dish pizza. I'm really glad that I found this list though. I haven't tried all of these places, but I would love to get around to it someday. http://www.petesza.com

Trevor S
Trevor S

This is exactly what I was looking for. I am going to Chicago this weekend for the first time in my life, and I am not leaving without trying their legendary deep dish pizza. I want to make sure that I'm getting the best of the best while I'm there. This gives me a really great place to start. http://www.dulonospizza.com/menu-3/