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Chicago Pizza & Oven Grinder

2121 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4613
+1 773-248-2570
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pot pie” (171 reviews)
“grinder” (102 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2121 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4613
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What a shame for such a popular place, you can only go here if you live in the neighborhood because there is zero parking and on a Sunday at 2pm the wait was over 90 minutes. I'm knocking it off my list because it's impossible...More

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We waited 2 hours but it was well worth it! I would go back in a second if I didnt live 4 hours away! What I thought a chicago pizza should be!Great staff!

Thank deb52017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is a dark, old school maffioso place that only takes cash but leaves a lasting impression. It's a different twist on pizza and flatbread that you just have to try... Start it off with a family style chef salad with poppyseed and caesar...More

Thank Midrad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Please do not bring your picky eating kids here! The food here is too good. Take them to McDonald’s for a happy meal please! I want to enjoy my dinner. This place is always super busy. The only reason I am leaving a 1star review...More

1  Thank Hairytattoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We headed here as we had heard it had Al Capone connections (the St. Valentine’s Day massacre took place across the street) and also for the pizza pie experience. We knew that lines can be long so arrived at 4:45pm on a Friday. People were...More

Thank BML111
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I bring newcomers to this place they leave in a fog of happiness from the deliciousness baked into every pizza pot pie! The perfect meal is the American salad, Mediterranean bread and a half pounder with mushrooms ! This place is cash only,...More

Thank kbursott
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like pizza so much and I like to taste different kind of pizza . I ate vegetarian pizza that is delicious 😋

Thank merve y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The maitre de at this establishment is amazing. Arranged a table for us within the 25 minutes he had quoted. We only had time tp order drinks ay the bar before the table was ready. We just had to have the iconic Mediterranean bread, a...More

Thank GraemeC600
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Deep dish pizza? Nope. I eat at Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder for the pot pie. It’s worth the wait!!! The Mediterranean bread and salads are good. Make sure you put this on your lisy

Thank Karen R
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We never fail to visit this place when in Chicago - the most unique and delicious pizza pies ever! Deep dish and wonderful creations! Cash only and usually long waits but oh so worth it! Great service - incredible food!

Thank Doglover51
Lincoln Park
Head to the North Side of Chicago for a stroll through
one of the city’s greenest neighborhoods. Lincoln Park
boasts over 1200 acres of green space complete with a
free zoo open to visitors year-round. This
pedestrian-friendly neighborhood is lined with parks,
row homes, boutiques, taverns, and nature. Lincoln
Park itself borders the lakefront area offering
peaceful views of the water and the Chicago skyline.
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20 September 2017|
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Response from susalcarp | Reviewed this property |
You can order and pick it up. Not sure if they offer delivery.
Ashley D
17 January 2017|
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Response from J G | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on how many people are in your party. it does move kind of fast but it gets packed for dinner. At the most 30 min.
21 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4613
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Lincoln Park
  • Neighbourhood: Lincoln Park
  • Phone Number: +1 773-248-2570
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Known for Pizza Pot Pie and Oven Grinder sandwiches. Pizza Pot Pie named Best Cheese recipe in the USA as seen on cable TV.
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