The Art of Pizza

Restaurants , Pizza West Lakeview
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The Art of Pizza
Photograph: Brendan Lekan
Art of Pizza

Don’t get us wrong, we love the fresh toppings, including meaty chunks of mild sausage and fresh vegetables that are crisp and crunchy when you bite into them. But it’s really the sauce—full of fresh tomato flavor, speckled with oregano, basil and the faintest hint of red pepper—that’s made this pizzeria an institution. Both the deep-dish and the (not very thin) thin-crust resist sogginess after a night in the fridge, making them the breakfast of champions.

Venue name: The Art of Pizza
Contact:
Address: 3033 N Ashland Ave
Chicago
60657
Cross street: at Nelson St
Opening hours: Lunch, dinner
Transport: El stop: Brown to Paulina, Brown to Southport. Bus: 9, 76, 77.
Price: Average pizza: $18
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Jill F
tastemaker

I think the two highlights here are the affordability and craveability (is that a word? oh well!). I got a huge signature deep dish slice (sausage, mushrooms, peppers) of pizza for about $4 I believe. It was delicious and super filling for a dinner. I think this place is ideal as a cheap dinner spot before seeing a show at Schuba's or as an affordable catering option for a social/family event. 

Clayton Guse
moderator

Chicagoans are often upset by the stereotype of deep dish pizza (our thin crust is by far the golden child), but Art of Pizza's is hard to resist. 


You can get a slice to go—but you might as well sit down over a pie that's fresh out of the oven.