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Little Caesar's $5 Anytime Pizza

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  • Emm Oct 26, 2009 11:13 AM
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Just stopped in and picked up one of the $5 pepperoni pizzas Little Caesar's advertises as hot and ready whenever you are <g>. It's sparse on the toppings and on the bland side, but it was fresh, just right temperature wise, and not dried out or overcooked from sitting around in a heating unit. I'd rate it as slightly better than premium frozen supermarket brands--which are likely to cost a little more--and there's no effort or waiting involved. All in all, for the price I was satisfied and even pleasantly surprised.

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  1. If you grew up in Metro Detroit in the seventies as I did, Little Caesar's is what you grew up with. It's because of that I like a nice flavorful sauce on my pizza. (I developed a taste for sauce and it grew as my tastes grew.) But the hot and ready is the pizza equivalent of a McDonald's Hamburger. It's not great pizza by any stretch of the imagination but if you have a pizza craving, don't have the cash, aren't willing to go hungry and want a fresh one, it's not a bad option.
    I wish they'd bring back their tuna boat sandwiches. The limited menu to stay alive may help them in some ways, but those sandwiches were good.

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    1. re: Fibber McGee

      i remember when little caesar's was the pizza in detroit back in the 70's and early 80's in metro detroit. we ate a lot of dino's until they came out with pizzapizza. i remember it having good sauce and good cheese. and it came on the long sheet of cardboard and wrapped in a paper bag - very akward to transport in the car. and a big treat was to go to the little caesar's pizza palace restaurant on hoover just sounth of i-696. free popcorn, pitchers of pop, beer for the parents, and pinball! that said, it is all a distant memory. $5 pizza is good in a pinch for the kids, but i find it to be rather cardboardish and nothing more than something to fill the void.

    2. We buy LC solely to support Ilich Enterprises, specifically the Detroit Red Wings, the Detroit Tigers. Ya gotta eat a lot of LC to support a player making $13 million a year!

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      1. re: RedTop

        Eat it to support Soccer Soccer and kids making $10 a week. :)

      2. It's about the same quality, consistency and cost of generic frozen at a second rate grocery store.

        1. One of the crew gave me the receipe for the $5 pizza! Undercooked dough, cheapest tomato sauce right out of the can(and you get the assemblers choice of too little or too much sauce!) rubberized cheese, and mystery meat of your choice. A true American bargain!!!

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          1. re: mrbigshotno.1

            Sure they did.

          2. I've taken advantage of this deal a couple times. You hit the nail right on the head. It's ahead of the frozen pizzas and at $5 for a quick pizza fix, it's not bad.

            DT