January 09, 2017

15 spots in metro Detroit that serve the best pizza by-the-slice

We could write books about the magic of the Detroit square pizza. It's a wonderfully thick, crispy and cheesy treat that put the Motor City in the ranks of the best 'za in the land. But today we're paying tribute to an unsung pizza hero: the slice. When an entire square is either too much for your appetite or your pocket book, the simple slice joint will tide you over for about the same amount of change that's collecting under your car seat. Here, we've dug up 15 bargain-friendly spots that satisfy everyone from the starving student, the busy office worker, and the late night barfly .

Once you're done viewing our roundup, please tell us if we've missed anything in the comments section, on Facebook, or by emailing us at [email protected]. -- By Serena Maria Daniels

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Supino Pizzeria, 2457 Russell St.
Dave Mancini put the slice on the map at his Eastern Market joint. His crusty, thin slices range from the simple cheese or pepperoni, to the creative daily specials.
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Supino Pizzeria, 2457 Russell St.
Dave Mancini put the slice on the map at his Eastern Market joint. His crusty, thin slices range from the simple cheese or pepperoni, to the creative daily specials.
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Supino Pizzeria
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Supino Pizzeria
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Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizzeria & Deli, 4140 Woodward Ave. 
Whether you've got tickets to a show at The Majestic or Magic Stick, with the bowling team at Garden Bowl, or are in need of a quick fix during lunch, Sgt. Pepperoni has always has slices on deck from $2 apiece.
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Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizzeria & Deli, 4140 Woodward Ave.
Whether you've got tickets to a show at The Majestic or Magic Stick, with the bowling team at Garden Bowl, or are in need of a quick fix during lunch, Sgt. Pepperoni has always has slices on deck from $2 apiece.
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Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizzeria & Deli
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Sgt. Pepperoni's Pizzeria & Deli
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El Club, 4114 Vernor Highway 
With Pepe Z at the pizza helm and a newly launched Michigan Artist Pizza Series, you're bound to find the perfect slice to fit your tastes while you're taking in a live show.
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El Club, 4114 Vernor Highway
With Pepe Z at the pizza helm and a newly launched Michigan Artist Pizza Series, you're bound to find the perfect slice to fit your tastes while you're taking in a live show.
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El Club
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El Club
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Slices Pizza, 1043 Woodward Ave
All the new sit-down eateries hitting downtown certainly give workers more dining options, but the fact remains that there will always be days when a quick and cheap slice is all you can manage on break. Here, you'll always find a special, like a slice and a pop for $4. Before you know it, you'll back in the office with full tummy.
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Slices Pizza, 1043 Woodward Ave
All the new sit-down eateries hitting downtown certainly give workers more dining options, but the fact remains that there will always be days when a quick and cheap slice is all you can manage on break. Here, you'll always find a special, like a slice and a pop for $4. Before you know it, you'll back in the office with full tummy.
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Slices Pizza
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Slices Pizza
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Dan & Vi's Pizza Deli, 5951 Chene St
This deli has been an eastside staple since 1963. On top of its many sandwiches and slices on hand, you can pick a truly unique hybrid: the famous deli slice - a ham, salami, cheese sandwich with shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, onion, Italian dressing that are all stuffed inside two seasoned pizza crusts.
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Dan & Vi's Pizza Deli, 5951 Chene St
This deli has been an eastside staple since 1963. On top of its many sandwiches and slices on hand, you can pick a truly unique hybrid: the famous deli slice - a ham, salami, cheese sandwich with shredded lettuce, chopped tomato, onion, Italian dressing that are all stuffed inside two seasoned pizza crusts.
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Dan and Vi's Pizza Deli
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Dan and Vi's Pizza Deli
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