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So I'm trying to decide between Pizza Hut or Domino's for my daughter's birthday party. I haven't had Pizza Hut in a while (I eat pretty healthy nowadays) but I do remember liking it. Domino's is ok from what I remember but on the dry side and I remember not loving their crust. So what's your favorite between the two? Also, what do you usually order? Thin crust, pan crust, etc.? I live in Irvine - don't know if this makes a difference but guess some people would prefer a specific location for their pizza delivery too. Thanks in advance!!!

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  1. The lesser of 2 evils is Pizza Hut. Domino's is oversalted cardboard.

    Try the Pizza Hut Supreme Pan Pizza - A guilty pleasure of mine every once in a while.

    1. What a coincidence. My two favorite pizza places when I was younger.I think if you go with Pizza Hut, you have to go classic crust. All my delicious childhood memories of Pizza Hut have the original crust. Dominos became the norm as a teenage because I could always find the 3 on 3 deal (Standard crust).

      I've moved on to neo style pizza now though from local joints and haven't eaten at Hut or Dominos for almost a decade. I have tried the thin crust at Pizza Hut which is decent, but never another Dominos crust option. I think most kids would enjoy the standard original crusts from either establishment, because of the gooey, cheesy factor. I don't have kids so I don't speak from experience, but rarely ever see young kids enjoying thin crusts when I'm out at any pizza joint.

      1. I'd say find something else but if it really has to come down to these 2, go with Pizza Hut and their pan pizza. It's the lesser of 2 evils. I've found Domino's ingredients to have a really weird artifical taste to them.

        1. Beyond a dadow of a shout, Pizza Hut's Pan Pizza. When cooked properly, PH's Pan has a golden brown crust that's slightly crispy on the outside and soft and chewy on the inside. It is not a really deep dish pizza, however thicker than the cracker thin crust of their original or heaven forbid, Domino's.
          -BnF

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          1. re: Big N Fat

            I have to take back my mention of the original crust from Pizza Hut, as I assumed for a lack of better knowledge, that their original crust was the pan pizza crust. Thanks for the correction BNF, I did know the original wasn't the pan pizza crust.

          2. Gosh. I sure agree with the response urging you to find a local independent. If forced to choose between Domino's and Pizza Hut, I guess I'm in the minority and like Domino's as the lesser of two evils. Of the major chains, I think Papa John's is better than the other two, but I won't order delivery from them anymore either since they began charging a delivery fee that did not go directly to the driver.

            1. It's a no-brainer. PH is the only one with a decent thin crust pizza. I don't understand the whole "thick crust" thing. If I want bread, I'll eat a sandwich. Thin and Crispy Supreme for me!

              IMO, with Domino's you're better off eating the box it came in.

              1. Domino's is awful. I had a really bad experience from them a few years back and didn't give them another chance. Then someone at work ordered it for lunch last month. Bad. Sauce is sweet and cheese tastes like plastic.

                Pizza Hut is better, and the pan crust is greasy goodness. They seem to use better quality toppings, too.

                Papa John's is our current favorite (excluding local guys). The thin crust is really good when you don't want the bread. The original crust is chewy and crispy just like it should be. And of the three we think they have the best sauce.

                1. Pizza Hut..Hands down. Reg Pan or the Stuffed crust. Do not care for there new Pizza Mia for 5.00 ea not so good. And the pizzone is eww dry. Recenly tried there pasta (the chicken one)
                  very dry and for the $ not worth it. Sick to the pizza Yummy! My kids love it.
                  Domino's the sauce is too spicy and the crust is WAY dry especially there pan, and the rest of there's are just cardboard with cheese. The Sandwiches are good though, too bad they will not deliver one you need to spend 17.00 for delivery and ordering online you all set and then they tell you they can not deliver it. Ticked me off, should have said it at the start of online ordering.
                  So ordered some cheesey bread, more disapointed , unless you like the smell of feet! eww for real
                  Pizza Hut all the way! Plus if adults like All topping kids don't they love there own little personal pan which Domino's doesn't offer