Top 10 Thin-Crust Pizzas

Deep-dish pizza isn't the only game in town, you know. Just check out the fab thin-crust pies at these favorite restaurants.

Updated: April 01, 2002

Top 10 Thin-Crust Pizzas


Piece Pizzeria - Brewery

1927 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

Piece's New-Haven style, hand-formed pies have made believers out of Chicago pizza junkies.


Lou Malnati's Pizzeria

439 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654

They may be the first name in deep-dish 'za, but just as many pizza fanatics are crazy for Lou's firm, flaky thin-crust pies.


Pizza Metro

1707 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60622

The thin pies are hand-rolled at this popular Wicker Park spot, where potato and rosemary is just one of the uniquely flavorful menu items.


D'agostino Pizza & Pub

1351 W Addison St, Chicago, IL 60613

Piping-hot and dripping with sweet sauce, this Wrigleyville joint's thin 'za has comforted many a heartbroken Cubs fan.


The Art Of Pizza

3033 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60657

This strip-mall outfit does a serious delivery business of mostly Chicago-style pies, but their flaky, buttery thin crust pizza isn't to be missed either.


Gulliver's Pizzeria and Restaurant

2727 W Howard St, Chicago, IL 60645

This old-school charmer's thin-crust pan pizza offers the best of both worlds: Substantial enough to hold plenty of toppings and tomatoey sauce, with a delicious, light crust.


Barnaby's Family Inn

134 W Golf Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60195

Specializing in old-fashioned hand-tossed pies, this joint is stuck in the '70s--and yes, that's a good thing.


Pat's Pizza

2679 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614

Go light on the toppings to make the most of the paper-thin crust at this nicer-than-you'd-think Lakeview spot.


Giordano's

730 N Rush St, Chicago, IL 60611

You'll love this legend's thin-crust pizzas--cut in squares, they're heavy on mozzarella, easy on sauce.


Candlelite Chicago

7452 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60645


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Pizza D.O.C.

2251 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625


Pizzeria Due

619 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611