Pizza season has arrived! Nothing beats a cool autumn day, relaxing with friends and enjoying a slice while watching the game. Calling all pizza lovers–this is for you. Here are some delicious pizza choices, offering a wide variety of toppings and crust. Are you more of a deep dish or thin crust person? Either way, read on, because we have some great recommendations. We know you love pizza, and so do we.
Make your way to Chicago’s south side for some quality Pilsen style pizza. Located at 1659 W 21st Street, Bob’s Pizza prides themselves on their perfectly thin and crispy hand pulled dough with quality, fresh ingredients. If you prefer traditional toppings, try their signature Bob’s sausage pizza. It includes locally sourced italian sausage, tomato sauce, house blend cheese, thyme, and pickled onion. It’s a great combination of simplicity and flavor. If you’re looking for more variety, they also offer their Grass Fed Meatball Pizza, including roasted garlic, pickled onions, banana peppers, mozzarella, basil, and toasted chilli. Bob’s Pizza can satisfy all your cravings.
This Chicago favorite offers both thin crust and deep dish pizza–it’s up to you to choose your favorite. Calling all meat lovers to try their meaty legend deep dish pizza, including pepperoni, italian sausage, candadian bacon and bacon. However, if you enjoy your veggies more, their O.M.G deep dish is for you. Their signature vegetarian option includes onions, mushrooms and green peppers. Both of these pizzas are also available with a thin crust option, as well as their other deep dishes. It’s really a matter or preference, because either way, Gino’s East will leave your tummy full and your taste buds happy! Check out their website to see what’s new in their four beloved Chicago locations.
Located in Lincoln Park, Pequod’s pizza has stolen the hearts of many Chicagoans for decades. Best known for their famous caramelized pizza crust, their signature taste leaves us wanting more. Pequod’s serves their pan-styled deep dish exactly how you want it. You can customize your toppings and create an absolute masterpiece. Ingredients include spinach, fresh garlic, fresh basil, tomato, pineapple, jalapenos, pepperoni, bacon, mushrooms, and much more! You’re basically the chef, without all the hard work. You can even indulge in a personal pan pizza, and truly indulge all you want.
A hidden gem in Logan Square, the Boiler Room has a variety of pizzas for everyone. They offer their traditional pies, such as cheese, pepperoni, and sausage. However, for those pizza lovers that can’t get enough of toppings, they have some awesome choices. For example, their pizza ‘what’s the big dill’ including alfredo sauce, fontina, parmesan cheese, bacon, sliced dill pickles and fresh dill. Or how about their signature “mr. nice guy” including coconut jerk curry sauce, house blend of mozzarella and provolone, blackened chicken, sweet bell peppers, red onion, and pineapple. The Boiler Room doesn’t shy away from flavor combinations! They also have the option to build your own pizza if you’re feeling creative. They offer ample outdoor seating for a fun night out. Make sure to try their fun cocktails such as their ‘old dutch mule’ and ‘zero gravity’. Learn more about their unique drink menu and pizza options on their website.
Pizza lovers, they are ready for you! Whatever your craving might be, we are sure these restaurants will keep you satisfied.
Written By: Jessica Narvaez