Grab a pizza pie from any of these Chicago and suburban locations
Celebrate National Deep Dish Pizza Day in its birthplace! Also known as Chicago-style pizza, these pies are a bit backwards, known for their thick crust stuffed with layers of gooey cheese and topped with tomato sauce. Grab a slice, or two, from any of these famous Chicago and suburban restaurants!
Visit the place that started it all! In 1943 chef Ike Sewell created the first deep dish pizza and opened Uno Pizzeria in River North. The signature, original recipe includes fresh Italian spices, chunky tomatoes and mounds of cheese baked for an hour. Today, styles include Chicago classic, farmer’s market and spinoccoli. Only a 2 minute walk from Grand Plaza, a 6 minute walk from 400 N. LaSalle or a 7 minute walk from AMLI River North.
Opened by Rudy Malnati Jr. in 1991, Pizano’s Pizza makes gourmet deep dish pizza with high quality ingredients. Styles include the Rudy’s Special with green peppers, onions, sausage and mushroom, or the carb-free pizza with handmade sausage crust. Only a 6 minute walk from 73 East Lake!
Lou Malnati’s makes deep dish pizza a family affair. Taking a note from his father, the favorite Chicago chain was started by Lou Malnati and keeps the tradition of delicious, gourmet pizza alive. Try the signature “Lou” style, topped with spinach and mushrooms, 3 different types of cheeses and garlic butter crust. One location only a 4 minute walk from State & Chestnut location, or another only an 11 minute walk from 215 West Apartments.
Get the whole Italian experience at Gulliver’s Pizza and Pub! Sit down to a custom stuffed pizza, complete with homemade sauce, surrounded by antiques, eclectic lamps and old paintings in the restaurant’s various dining rooms. Stay for dessert and try the Gulliver’s pan pizza dessert, a chocolate chip cookie sundae baked deep dish pizza-style and topped with sweet vanilla ice cream and fluffy whip cream. Only a 6 minute drive from AMLI Evanston.