Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.

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Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.
Lincoln Park

Since 1972, this underground institution has been luring Chicagoans with the promise of famous sandwiches and pizzas. Its “Pizza Pot Pies” are in no way, shape or form actual pizza—they’re more like bread bowls filled with pizza sauce and melted cheese. But the grinders, such as the Italian combination that piles on Genoa salami and smoked ham, are so mammoth, crispy and warm, and the salads topple with such insane quantities of artichoke hearts, olives and peppers, that we’ll forgive the false advertising.

Venue name: Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.
Address: 2121 N Clark St

Cross street: between Dickens and Webster Aves
Opening hours: Lunch (Sat, Sun), dinner
Transport: Bus: 22, 36, 73, 151, 156.
Price: Average main course: $12
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svandenack V

I've lived in Chicago for a while and I can't believe I just heard about this place. I love the original ideas of the pizza pot pie and you have to try the Mediterranean bread. The spice combination on the bread is irresistible. The only downside is they don't take reservations so if you come with a larger party you might be waiting a while but in my opinion it is worth the wait!