Delicious pizza near Michigan Ave?
My husband and I will be visiting Chicago in October and staying at The Seneca Hotel on East Chesnut Street. Any recommendations for delicious pizza (or delicious food otherwise) in this area? It's a block from Michigan Avenue, apparently...
If you do a search for "pizza" on this board, you'll find your answer, but off the top of my head there's the usuals: Uno, Duo, Giordano's, Gino's, Lou Malnati's.
619 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
29 E Ohio St, Chicago, IL 60611
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria (River North)
439 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60654
730 N. Rush St., Chicago, IL 60611
I have lived in Chicago my whole life and I don't like deep dish (gasp!) so i can recommend a few other options. My favorite thin crust is Pizano's (864 N. State St.) and it's only a short walk from Michigan Ave. If you want more authentic Italian brick oven pizza, try La Madia (59 W. Grand). It's a bit more fancy than your average pizza place, but still casual. I also like the pizza at Quartino (626 N. State Street) where you can also get yummy Italian small plates and inexpensive wine. All of the places above are walkable from your location. Have fun!
I was just in town yesterday and grabbed lunch from Gino's - a deep dish spinach and cheese small pizza. I definitely prefer Due's deep dish to this one - the sauce wasn't flavorful enough though the crust was excellent. I'd still like to try Giordano's though, after hearing its praises from those I was visiting. Thanks for popping this thread up!