50 Best Pizza Places in Chicago, RankedJessica Hamrickon May 22, 2020 at 3:52 pm

No explanation, no debate – these are the best pizza restaurants in Chicago, Illinois. Period.

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50. Pat’s Pizza

Multiple Locations


Originating in South Loop, Pat’s Pizza quickly took over Chicago with its flavorful pies.

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49. Dante’s Pizzeria

2825 N Milwaukee Ave


New York-style, but we’ve forgiven them.

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48. Barocco’s Pizza

Multiple Locations


So far south, it’s almost in the suburbs. But, lucky for Southsiders, Chicago can still claim this delicious pizza joint.

Photo Credit: Michael’s Pizzeria

47. Michael’s Original Pizzeria & Tavern

4091 N Broadway


Nothing pairs better with a tall glass of beer than a Chicago tavern-style pizza.

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46. Pizzeria Uno & Pizzeria Due

29 E Ohio St | 619 N Wabash Ave


No, your eyes are not deceiving you — this Chicago pizza restaurant offers a specialty pizza that features Italian beef.

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45. Home Run Inn

Multiple Locations


A Chicago original.

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44. Roots

Multiple Locations


Damn good pizza, indeed.

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43. Beggar’s 

Multiple Locations

Finally, a place that perfectly balances the sauce and cheese proportions.

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42. Nancy’s Pizza

Multiple Locations

The stuffed pizza of your dreams.

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41. Pie-Eyed

1111 W Chicago Ave

The neighborhood spot you never knew you needed.

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40. Angelo’s Stuffed Pizza

4850 S Pulaski Rd

This Chicago pizza restaurant offers stuffed pizza, not deep dish — it’s an important distinction.


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39. Rosati’s 

Multiple Locations

We couldn’t leave it off, for obvious reasons.

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38. Warehouse

1419 W Fullerton Ave

We’ll take a slice of that action.

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37. Labriola

535 N Michigan Ave

Deep dish or classic, they’ve got it all.

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36. Reno

2607 N Milwaukee Ave

Give us that thin crust.

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35. Salerno’s

1201 W Grand Ave

A little slice of Chicago history.

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34. Legno

4250 N Central Ave

Woodfired. ‘Nuff said.

*Disclaimer: pizzas do not actually float.

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33. Ranalli’s

1925 N Lincoln Ave | 1512 W Berwyn Ave

Serving up pies for over 45 years.

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32. Phil’s

1102 W 35th St

Cash-only heaven.

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31. My Pi

2010 N Damen Ave

Prime “cheese pull” real estate.

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30. Paulie Gee’s

2451 N Milwaukee Ave

Brooklyn, meet Logan Square.

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29. Gino’s East

Multiple Locations

The pizza offered at this pizza restaurant in Chicago is a total classic.

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28. Dimo’s

3463 N Clark St | 1615 N Damen Ave

Your late-night pizza craving, cured.

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27. Marie’s Pizza

4129 W Lawrence Ave

There’s a liquor store next door, but people still come here for the pizza. If that doesn’t tell you anything…

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26. La Crosta Woodfired Pizzeria

2360 N Lincoln Ave

*inserts Italian chef hand motion here*

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25. Aurelio’s

1212 S Michigan Ave

Family-owned, family loved.

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24. Palermo’s of 63rd

3751 W 63rd St

Get the Beef Pizza for a good time.

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23. Bacci

Multiple Locations

By. The. Slice.

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22. Jimmy’s Pizza Cafe

5159 N Lincoln Ave

Some of the best New York-style pizza in the Chi.

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21. Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Company

2121 N Clark St

Pizza pot pie, anybody?

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20. Bartoli’s

1955 W Addison St

A fork and knife kinda slice.

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19. Pizza Castle

3256 W 55th St

A Southside mainstay.

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18. Pequod’s

2207 N Clybourn Ave

The caramelized crust you crave.

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17. Homeslice

938 W Webster Ave

One pretty pie.

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16. Lou Malnati’s

Multiple Locations

An essential.

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15. Craft Pizza

1252 N Damen Ave

Artison pizza you have to taste to believe.

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14. Bungalow by Middle Brow

2840 W Armitage Ave

A neighborhood brewpub that just opened this year, Bungalow is already known more for its pizza than its beer, which is also delicious, by the way.

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13. Bob’s Pizza

1659 W 21st St

Pilsen-style pizza ain’t so bad.

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12. Sono Wood Fired

1659 W 21st St

Under the influence… of Tuscany.

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11. Art of Pizza

3033 N Ashland Ave | 727 S State St

A true masterpiece.

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10. Coalfire Pizza

1321 W Grand Ave | 3707 N Southport Ave

Burnt in the best kind of way.

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9. Piece Brewery & Pizzeria

1927 W North Ave

Pizza and beer — need we say more?

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8. Forno Rosso

1048 W Randolph St | 3719 N Harlem Ave

This pizza restaurant in Chicago offers crust just like your Italian Grandma used to make.

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7. Pizano’s

Multiple Locations

Pizano’s is supposedly Oprah’s favorite. Maybe it should be yours, too.

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6. Spacca Napoli

1769 W Sunnyside Ave

Brb, drooling too much to think of something witty.

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5. Giordano’s

Multiple Locations

Did you really think we’d skip over this OG?

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4. Vito and Nick’s

8433 S Pulaski Rd

An institution.

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3. Bonci

161 N Sangamon St | 1566 N Damen Ave

This pizza restaurant in Chicago serves Roman-style pizza as you’ve never seen before.

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2. Pizzeria Bebu

1521 N Fremont St

Real-deal Italian for the win.

Photo Credit: Connie’s Pizza Instagram

1. Connie’s

2373 S Archer Ave

A Chicago tradition since 1963.

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