40 essential Detroit-area pizza restaurants everyone should try at least once

While we might have our go-to pizza spots nearby, we're always on our own personal quest to find the perfect slice. From Detroit-style to wood-fired, check out all the different pizza pies outside your doorstep just waiting to be devoured.

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Como’s
22812 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-667-4439; comosrestaurant.com
This Italian-American restaurant has endured a major facelift over the past couple of years but it remains a Ferndale favorite for late-night pizza. 
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Como’s

22812 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-667-4439; comosrestaurant.com
This Italian-American restaurant has endured a major facelift over the past couple of years but it remains a Ferndale favorite for late-night pizza.

Photo via COMO’s Ferndale / Facebook
Bigalora
3050 Washtenaw, Ste. 112, Ann Arbor; 711 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 777 W. Ann Arbor Trl., 
Plymouth; bigalora.com 
Bigalora is known for their quick, yet quality pizzas. They cook their homemade pizzas in 900 degrees ovens for 90 seconds. They serve crispy pizzas that include white and red pizzas. They also have a full menu of appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, and desserts.
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Bigalora

3050 Washtenaw, Ste. 112, Ann Arbor; 711 S. Main St., Royal Oak; 777 W. Ann Arbor Trl., Plymouth; bigalora.com
Bigalora is known for their quick, yet quality pizzas. They cook their homemade pizzas in 900 degrees ovens for 90 seconds. They serve crispy pizzas that include white and red pizzas. They also have a full menu of appetizers, entrees, soups, salads, and desserts.

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Sgt. Pepperoni’s
4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7272; majesticdetroit.com
At Sgt. Pepperoni's, you can go bowling, see a concert, play bingo, and have a drink while you enjoy some pizza. Located in Majestic Cafe, you can order a large selection of pizzas, sides, salads, sandwiches, and more.
Photo via Google Maps

Sgt. Pepperoni’s

4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-7272; majesticdetroit.com
At Sgt. Pepperoni's, you can go bowling, see a concert, play bingo, and have a drink while you enjoy some pizza. Located in Majestic Cafe, you can order a large selection of pizzas, sides, salads, sandwiches, and more.

Photo via Google Maps
Cloverleaf Pizza
24443 Gratiot Ave., Eastpointe; 586-777-5391; cloverleaf-pizza.com
Founded in 1946, Gus Guerra wanted to make Detroit-style pizza with abundant toppings. The handmade pizzas have been the community's favorite for decades.
Photo via Cloverleaf Pizza / Facebook

Cloverleaf Pizza

24443 Gratiot Ave., Eastpointe; 586-777-5391; cloverleaf-pizza.com
Founded in 1946, Gus Guerra wanted to make Detroit-style pizza with abundant toppings. The handmade pizzas have been the community's favorite for decades.

Photo via Cloverleaf Pizza / Facebook
Loui’s Pizza
23141 Dequindre Rd., Hazel Park; 248-547-1711; facebook.com/louispizza 
Have you ever eaten at a pizza joint surrounded by empty wine bottles? At Loui's, you can look at the many wine bottles along the walls that decorate the entire restaurant. Its coziness and family-like ambiance make the pizza taste even better.
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Loui’s Pizza

23141 Dequindre Rd., Hazel Park; 248-547-1711; facebook.com/louispizza
Have you ever eaten at a pizza joint surrounded by empty wine bottles? At Loui's, you can look at the many wine bottles along the walls that decorate the entire restaurant. Its coziness and family-like ambiance make the pizza taste even better.

Photo via Google Maps
Buddy’s
17125 Conant St., Detroit; 313-892-9001; buddyspizza.com
This well-known Michigan pizza chain has served communities since 1946. They specialize in Detroit-style pizza with lots of sauce and toppings. They also have pasta, salads, soups, and other sides.
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Buddy’s

17125 Conant St., Detroit; 313-892-9001; buddyspizza.com
This well-known Michigan pizza chain has served communities since 1946. They specialize in Detroit-style pizza with lots of sauce and toppings. They also have pasta, salads, soups, and other sides.

Photo via Buddy’s Pizza / Facebook
1000 Degrees Pizza, Salad, Wings
5231 Anthony Wayne Dr., Detroit; 313-666-0044; 1000degreespizza.com
Temporarily Closed
Don't worry, the pizza you will recipe will not be 1,000 degrees when it hits your gullet, but 1000 Degrees does serve a wide variety of pizzas, as well as crepes. All are homemade, along with sides, drinks, and frequent raffles to win free food.
Photo via 1000 Degrees Pizza Salad Wings of Wayne State / Facebook

1000 Degrees Pizza, Salad, Wings

5231 Anthony Wayne Dr., Detroit; 313-666-0044; 1000degreespizza.com
Temporarily Closed
Don't worry, the pizza you will recipe will not be 1,000 degrees when it hits your gullet, but 1000 Degrees does serve a wide variety of pizzas, as well as crepes. All are homemade, along with sides, drinks, and frequent raffles to win free food.

Photo via 1000 Degrees Pizza Salad Wings of Wayne State / Facebook
Crispelli’s
6690 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield; 248-254-4760; 28939 Woodward Ave., Berkley; 248-591-3300; crispellis.com
The goal of family-owned Crispelli's is affordable gourmet. Their specialty thin pizza is a fan favorite. They also serve a variety of salads, pasta, sandwiches, desserts, drinks, and family hospitality.
Photo via Crispelli’s Bakery & Pizzeria / Facebook

Crispelli’s

6690 Orchard Lake Rd., West Bloomfield; 248-254-4760; 28939 Woodward Ave., Berkley; 248-591-3300; crispellis.com
The goal of family-owned Crispelli's is affordable gourmet. Their specialty thin pizza is a fan favorite. They also serve a variety of salads, pasta, sandwiches, desserts, drinks, and family hospitality.

Photo via Crispelli’s Bakery & Pizzeria / Facebook
Jerry’s Pizza and Barbeque
11749 Livernois Ave., Detroit; 313-834-2121; jerryspizza.com
Jerry’s has dozens of pizza options that can be made round or deep-dish pizza. They also have sides such as catfish nuggets and jalapeño poppers.
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Jerry’s Pizza and Barbeque

11749 Livernois Ave., Detroit; 313-834-2121; jerryspizza.com
Jerry’s has dozens of pizza options that can be made round or deep-dish pizza. They also have sides such as catfish nuggets and jalapeño poppers.

Photo via Google Maps
Amar Pizza
12195 Joseph Campau St., Hamtramck; 313-366-0980; amarpizzamenu.com
This small but might pizzeria offers thin-crust and deep-dish pies, single slices. Among their popular pizzas are the Tandoori, Philly Steak, seafood, gyro, and the ghost pizza, which comes with a warning thanks to the ghost-pepper sauce. Amar’s was featured on the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods.
Photo via Amar Pizza / Facebook

Amar Pizza

12195 Joseph Campau St., Hamtramck; 313-366-0980; amarpizzamenu.com
This small but might pizzeria offers thin-crust and deep-dish pies, single slices. Among their popular pizzas are the Tandoori, Philly Steak, seafood, gyro, and the ghost pizza, which comes with a warning thanks to the ghost-pepper sauce. Amar’s was featured on the Travel Channel's Bizarre Foods.



Photo via Amar Pizza / Facebook