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Aug 2, 2011 06:59 PM

If you had to review 6 Pizzeria's in SE Michigan..what would they be?

After seeing Columbus get its 6 Pizza Mecca's done....what would you consider worth while for SE Michigan.

For me...

1. Supino's
2. Cellar 849
3. Pizzeria Biga
4. Original Buddy's on Conant
5. Cloverleaf
6. Tomatoes Apizza

Tomatoes Apizza
29275 14 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI

2457 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207

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  1. 1. Loui's Pizza
    2. Tomatoes Apizza
    3. Pizzeria Biga
    4. Cloverleaf
    5. Buddy's
    6. Open to suggestions

    Tomatoes Apizza
    29275 14 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI

    Loui's Pizza
    23141 Dequindre Rd, Hazel Park, MI 48030

    1. I like your list JP. Two comments--
      I'd sub-in Tivoli's Wood Brick Oven Pizzeria (45257 Van Dyke Avenue, Utica) for Cloverleaf, admittedly because I just haven't yet tried Cloverleaf. And, I'd say good luck getting off this thread alive, by listing Buddy's instead of Loui's. ;-)

      6 Replies
      1. re: VTB

        Oh, come now VTB. I'm as staunch a supporter of Loui's as one might find, and even I think Buddy's is, on a decent day, a good product. It's certainly my go-to place...when Loui's happens to be closed. ;)

        I swear, though: there seems to be some uncanny mystique about the original location on Conant, though...what's that all about?

        1. re: boagman

          There is one one Buddy's location to me...Conant.

          ...and I am sorry...but Loui's just didn't do it for me.

        2. re: VTB

          I sort of think Buddy's, Cloverleaf, and Loui's all need to be tested against one another.
          But then, if you're going to do Loui's do you have to do Shields...?
          I like JP's list AND I think Tivoli's is a good idea. I didn't realize it would be this tricky to narrow it down. Fresco Wood Oven has been getting a lot of love lately, is it worth mentioning?

          1. re: tokyo

            Indeed, Fresco Wood Oven as well as Crust. Tough choices.

            1. re: VTB

              Finally - somebody besides me mentions Crust!

            2. re: tokyo

              > But then, if you're going to do Loui's do you have to do Shields...?

              Shields? Please; no, nope. nada, not gonna happen. I'll hold my breath until ....

          2. Great Topic!

            1. Supinos
            2. Biga
            3. Cellar 849
            4. Loui's
            5. Cloverleaf

            I am a little surprised that Biga was off everyones radar so far...

            2457 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207

            5 Replies
            1. re: Quit2Chef

              We did a Chow meetup there once already for lunch...

              1. re: JanPrimus

                ....I would have loved that. Have been meaning to go there and see if they can make a close approximation of Biancos Rosa pie...

                1. re: Quit2Chef


                  I had the Rosa just a few months ago and Biga is good...but not that good. The Crust at Bianco was to die for...

                  I think Cellar 849 comes closest to Bianco's locally.

                  Supino's is a bit different but my favorite locally....

                  2457 Russell St, Detroit, MI 48207

              2. re: Quit2Chef

                Both JP and Boagman mentioned Biga ...

                1. re: rainsux

                  yeah....not sure how i missed that....