There’s a random statistic that there are 350 slices of pizza sold every second in the United States. Considering that Chicago is home to the best pizza, we wonder how many of those slices are sold in the Windy City. Right here in Vernon Hills, there are plenty of places to enjoy a slice.
Here are a few that are at the top of our list:
Calzone & Macaroni Co.
Of course, a place called Calzone & Macaroni Co. is going to have delicious calzones and macaroni, but we wanted to include it in our list because they also serve pizza. It’s not Chicago style pizza though. Their Napoli style pizza will make you feel like you’re on vacation in Italy. There are five varieties to choose from and just one size: 10 inches.
Since 1974 when the first ever location of Giordano’s opened in southside Chicago, Giordano’s has been winning over customers who love their famous stuffed pizza. Not a fan of deep dish? Don’t worry as thin and extra thin crusts are available. On more than one occasion, Giordano’s pizza has been named as the best in Chicago. The company has expanded to seven other states, including Florida. There just happens to be one right around the corner from The Mil’ton.
Hitz Pizza and Sports Bar
The motto at Hitz is “we are what we eat, so let’s be pizza,” so even though it’s actually located in Mundelein, we had to include it in the list. We’re fans because Hitz is family owned and uses locally sourced ingredients. They serve deep dish, thin, pan, double-decker, and even gluten-free crust. If you’re ever in the mood for something else, Hitz also serves fantastic burgers, wings, pot roast, and more. It’s a fun neighborhood hang out with trivia on Tuesdays, a magic show on Wednesdays, and live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays.
There’s fierce competition in the world of Chicago deep dish style pizza and Lou Malnati’s has some very loyal fans. It all started with one store on the northside of Chicago in 1971 and has now expanded to 53 locations in the Chicago area, as well as three in Arizona. Lou Malnati’s pizza can also be shipped anywhere in the United States!
Vernon Hills is home to one of the nine locations of Maciano’s. Don’t underestimate their pizza just because it’s not as well know as some of the other guys. Try their pan, thin, deep dish, stuffed, or even double crust pizzas which can be made 10, 12, 14, 16 or 18 inches.
A variety of other authentic Italian dishes are served too. Try a calzone, lasagna, sandwiches, or salads. Save room for dessert; the homemade cheesecake, cannolis, tiramisu, and brownies are decadent.
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