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Chicago Pizza & Oven Grinder

2121 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614-4613
+1 773-248-2570
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot pie” (171 reviews)
“grinder” (99 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 yesterday via mobile

After seeing the pizza pot pie on television many times I was excited to finally get to try it. I was very pleased. It was absolutely delicious. It was stuffed full of meat and mushrooms. The mushroom were whole 😊. The sauce was very savory....More

Thank SimplySam03
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friends I decided to come on a Sunday hoping for a short wait time. We arrived around 7:30 but the wait to eat in was 1 hour and 45minutes. We decided to order take out and that was only 45 minutes. We ordered four...More

Thank fromsuntowind
Reviewed 5 days ago

After a long day of exploring Lincoln Park, we stopped with my nephews for dinner. We did have to wait 45 minutes for a table as they do not take reservations. We shared a salad and the Mediterranean bread to start. The salad had to...More

Thank Natalie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time to Chicago, first time to try real deep dish pizza. In my opinion, the pizza was excellent. Husband is pretty big eater and we only ate a small pizza between us.

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We waited about 30-45 mins for our table. Our 1/2 lb and 1 lb pizza pot pies were cooked and tasted terrific. I also had an Italian oven grinder that could easily feed two people. Don't forget to order the mediterranean bread and antipasto. Please...More

Thank Frank A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small, homey, cash only place is WORTH THE WAIT! Yes, there's a long wait most of the time but trust me, you'll want to wait. There Mediterranean bread is a great starter and the pizza pot pie is the main dish. There's a half...More

Thank Iram N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My absolute favorite Chicago restaurant. Bring cash (it’s cash only) and your appetite. Cannot go wrong with the Mediterranean bread or antipasto.

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I read that this place opened at 4 and we got there just a few minutes early. the place was almost packed already, but we got right in on a friday. Our waitress was great, the food was great. seemed reasonably priced for Chicago. Bring...More

Thank Carolyn B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I rushed to get to the restaurant so that we would be seated right away if we got there when it opens. The sign says opens at 4:00.....they open at 3:00. We had to wait, but it wasn’t bad. Just annoyed that they probably do...More

Thank Rick H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This pizza was amazing! At first I thought it was two large rolls, until they turned them over and took the bowl off of the toppings. We ordered the small for two of us, and although it was probably enough, we were thinking we could...More

Thank Ljkneebone
Lincoln Park
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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, Kids, Child-friendly
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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