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Posted by Northside Fan on 01/24/2010
One of my top 3 favorite deliver in the northside area. I'm a big fan of the thin crust Southwestern pizza minus the onions. The BBQ sauce is not too sweet and not too tart and is one of the better pizzas I have had. Delivery time can be a bit longer but overall good. Also, when you order, if you are paying by credit card you have to remind the order taker that you wan tto pay via CC as they dont ask.
Posted by Pizza Lova on 12/12/2009
Art of Pizza is the first place I turn to for Chicago Deep Dish. It's pretty cheap, there's good service, and the quarlity of the pizza is (in my opinion) just about unparalleled. If your not in a pizza mood, their daily specials are great deals, and while the salad/soup aren't the greatest quality, you definitely get what you paid for.
Posted by Anonymous on 09/23/2009
While there are others in the discussion, The Art of Pizza is probably my favorite deep dish. And, to address the haters, I am in no way affiliated with The Art of Pizza. I'm sure none of the other positive reviewers are either. The sad truth is I'm a single bum who doesn't cook. And I'm stuck in the ways of my teenage years and early 20s. That is, I eat WAY too much pizza. Though I try to mix it up, AOP is where I go the most. I drive from Bucktown on a regular basis to pick it up. A few things to consider: - Don't be fooled by the lack of ambiance/character and the fact there's only one location. Several publications local and national have selected AOP as Chicago's best deep dish. - Great selection of slices (deep and thin) on a daily basis. Not just cheese or sausage or pepperoni. All of the above and more, including combinations and several veggie options. - Their daily pasta and sandwich specials are above average and a good value. I learned one thing very early after moving here: go where the cops go. If you see a police car (or four) outside an eatery, there's a good chance the place has solid food and is a good value. Drive or walk past AOP and there's a good chance you'll see plenty there.
Posted by Anonymous on 08/05/2009
I don't know about the bad reviews below. I have tried stuffed pizza from the "famous" restaurants in Chicago and this is BY FAR the best I have had. The Art Of Pizza is so much better than Giardano's, Gino's, Lou Malnati's, Uno, etc., that it is not even comparable. The sauce is top notch but the thick, buttery crust really sets the pie apart from the competition. The massive amount of ingredients cuppled with the very thick crust makes the first slice delicious and the second slice hard to eat but still extremely delicious. It is possible that other small pizza restaurants that I have not yet had the pleasure to try might have better pizza. However, The Art Of Pizza is the best pizza I have found in the city.
Posted by Yass on 07/21/2009
We ordered pizza while my family was visiting from Seattle and they LOVED it. Since then I've ordered several times and never been disappointed. The restaurant itself is nothing special but the deep dish pizza explodes with flavor. A little pricey for pizza but it's very tasty with fresh ingredients so I can't complain.
Posted by Anonymous on 07/11/2009
This is some of the worst pizza I've ever tasted. You have better choices in the frozen food section of the local market. The pizza was on the border of uneatable. I would never step foot in art of pizza again. It was a horrible dining experience.
Posted by Marty on 06/14/2009
Art of Pizza is by far the best pizza in Chicago. One slice of the stuffed pizza will satisfy most. Try two if you dare. I will advise you to have about 45 min put aside for a cheese induced nap. The service is no-frills but very nice. The more times you come in you can tell that the guys there remember you and treat you great. It is not a fancy place with a staff that will bend over backwards for you. The pizza is the main reason you are there!