To some National Deep Dish Pizza Day is just another day of the week. However, for Chicagoans, it’s another holiday to celebrate! It’s no doubt that Chicago is a pizza town, here is a list of the best places to pickup or get delivered a slice of the infamous Chicago-style deep dish pizza in the comfort of your home.
This Chicago mainstay since the 1950’s offers a wide variety of 30 toppings such as hot giardiniera, Ortega peppers, and Italian beef. While crispy thin crust is available, thick-crust and stuffed pizzas are the go-to options without a doubt! Located in the Chicago South Loop Aurelio’s is offering delivery and carryout options to bring their restaurant specialties right to you!
Looking to indulge on an iconic Chicago-style deep dish pizza? Lou Malnati’s, one of Chicago’s staple pizzerias is well known for their flaky, buttery crust topped with a sweet and tangy sauce with a wide variety of fresh toppings. Don’t forget to complement it with the “Malnati” salad for the ultimate Lou’s experience. Located in River North, Lou Malnati’s is open for curbside pick up and delivery directly from the restaurant or GrubHub!
What better way to enjoy pizza than right at home? Best known for their ‘Chicago Deep Dish’ with a golden-brown crust stuffed with your choice of toppings, be prepared to taste their mouthwatering flavors and lots of ooey-gooey cheesy goodness. Not much needs to be said about this Chicago staple and why it’s a must-try. With multiple Chicago-land locations, curbside pickup is now available along with carry-out and delivery options!
Make your night in feel like a night out with this local favorite. This Lincoln Park pizza pub creates the tastiest caramelized, melty cheesy goodness you can’t miss. With pick up and delivery services available, Pequod’s offers both pan crust and thin pizza but make sure to complement your meal with their array of pastas and appetizers.
Chicago Pizza & Oven Grinder
Did someone say pizza pot pie? You bet! Chicago Pizza & Oven Grinder’s pizza pot pie is filled with oh so cheesy goodness not only making for the perfect meal but a great Instagram post! Located in Lincoln Park, Chicago Pizza & Oven Grinder is now offering curbside pick up.
The Art of Pizza
The Art of Pizza gets everything right when it comes to deep dish pizza. From their flaky buttery crust to the brightly spiced tomato sauce on top speckled with oregano, basil and the faintest hint of red pepper, there’s no need for any other toppings. Located in Lakeview, experience a traditional deep dish pizza while sitting right at your kitchen table with The Art of Pizza offering both delivery and pickup options!
Bartoli’s Pizza is like no other when it comes to their deep-dish pizza. With their crust made light and crunchy, while rich in texture it’s complemented by their homemade pizza sauce hand-blended with just the right amount of Italian herbs and spices. Bartoli’s located in West Town and Roscoe Village is offering both pick up and delivery services that will have your stomach rumbling while waiting to take your first bite.
*Note: These businesses were open on the date of publication, but due to the current economic climate that could change. Please check if the businesses are still open and offering these deals when necessary.*
Written by: Monica Liwag