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Guide: Where to Find Unique Pizzas

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Why settle for the traditional cheese, meat, or veggie pizza styles when there are S'Mores, pot pie, and Guinness crust available around the city? In an effort to cure your usual-pizza order crisis, restaurants around Chicago have been concocting unique pizza creations that can shock your taste buds. Check out the map to see where you can pick up a different pie.


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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

Dimo's Pizza

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Dimo's is well-known for its eccentric specials (remember the Malort pizza?), but the mac and cheese pizza is a creative staple dating back to the original location.

Flo & Santos

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Fusing Polish and "tavern-style" classics, Flo & Santos is serving up the "Flo's Polish," topped with kielbasa, sauerkraut, and apple wood smoked bacon.

Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.

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Conceived by the owner, the "Pizza Pot Pie" is made with triple-raised Sicilian bread-type dough, red sauce, a "special" cheese blend, sausage, and doorknob-size mushrooms, all enclosed like a pot pie.

Frasca Pizzeria & Wine Bar

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There's Guinness in this pizza's crust. The "Guinness Pizza" also has béchamel sauce, roasted onions, fingerling potatoes, bacon, three cheeses and an egg.

The Boiler Room

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Home to the PB & J Special, the Logan Square hipster spot's eponymous "Boiler Room" features "PBR meatballs" and homemade giardinara. For $8.50 you get a slice, a PBR tallboy, and a shot of Jameson.

Karyn's Cooked

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One of the original vegan options in town, Karyn Calabrese first created the "Jerry's pizza" for her husband, who dabbles between the vegan and carnivore worlds. A paper-thin crust is topped with vegan "cheese," wild mushrooms, marinara sauce, fresh garlic, and basil.

Roots Pizza

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Offering regular chef-series creations concocted by local Chicago chefs, Lillie's Q BBQ smoked pork, Carolina dirt rub, and coleslaw, crafted by Lillie's Q Charlie McKenna.

Sunday Dinner Club Event Space

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Representing the Midwest in the final course of its two-week pizza dinner special, the SDC has constructed a pie containing housemade bratwurst, cheddar cheese curds, beer-caramelized onions and buttermilk ranch dressing.

Homeslice

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Homeslice's "Smoke Show" is one of few pizzas here that features cream cheese. Along with blackened chicken, jalapeños, and chili flakes, it cools your mouth off from the heat.

Big G's Pizza

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Similar to Dimo's down the street, Big G's has an array of unique pizzas such as S'Mores and "BBQ Steak 'n' French Fries."

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Dimo's Pizza

Dimo's is well-known for its eccentric specials (remember the Malort pizza?), but the mac and cheese pizza is a creative staple dating back to the original location.

Flo & Santos

Fusing Polish and "tavern-style" classics, Flo & Santos is serving up the "Flo's Polish," topped with kielbasa, sauerkraut, and apple wood smoked bacon.

Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.

Conceived by the owner, the "Pizza Pot Pie" is made with triple-raised Sicilian bread-type dough, red sauce, a "special" cheese blend, sausage, and doorknob-size mushrooms, all enclosed like a pot pie.

Frasca Pizzeria & Wine Bar

There's Guinness in this pizza's crust. The "Guinness Pizza" also has béchamel sauce, roasted onions, fingerling potatoes, bacon, three cheeses and an egg.

The Boiler Room

Home to the PB & J Special, the Logan Square hipster spot's eponymous "Boiler Room" features "PBR meatballs" and homemade giardinara. For $8.50 you get a slice, a PBR tallboy, and a shot of Jameson.

Karyn's Cooked

One of the original vegan options in town, Karyn Calabrese first created the "Jerry's pizza" for her husband, who dabbles between the vegan and carnivore worlds. A paper-thin crust is topped with vegan "cheese," wild mushrooms, marinara sauce, fresh garlic, and basil.

Roots Pizza

Offering regular chef-series creations concocted by local Chicago chefs, Lillie's Q BBQ smoked pork, Carolina dirt rub, and coleslaw, crafted by Lillie's Q Charlie McKenna.

Sunday Dinner Club Event Space

Representing the Midwest in the final course of its two-week pizza dinner special, the SDC has constructed a pie containing housemade bratwurst, cheddar cheese curds, beer-caramelized onions and buttermilk ranch dressing.

Homeslice

Homeslice's "Smoke Show" is one of few pizzas here that features cream cheese. Along with blackened chicken, jalapeños, and chili flakes, it cools your mouth off from the heat.

Big G's Pizza

Similar to Dimo's down the street, Big G's has an array of unique pizzas such as S'Mores and "BBQ Steak 'n' French Fries."

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