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.
Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.
|Venue name:||Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.|
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|