Not craving the gooey mess of a deep-dish pizza? Is it too filling as you try to wash it down with your favorite draft beer? Are you more of the type of pizza eater that would rather fold the pizza in half and chow down?

Then you are a fan of thin crust pizza. Whether you utilize thin crust pizza for the ability to add extra ingredients, or because you can stuff more pieces in your mouth faster then the deep-dish model, then you are going to want to check out this list. We have included some of the finest in the field of cracker thin pizza. Eat up!

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Villa Nova Pizza:

6821 Pershing Road
Stickney, IL 60402

With locations in Stickney and Lockport, Villa Nova is the thinnest and best pizza around. With its homemade sausage and fast delivery, Villa Nova Pizza is not to be missed. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)

The Art Of Pizza

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The Art of Pizza:

3033 N. Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657

This storefront pizzeria features thin and deep-dish pizza and was voted Chicago’s best by The Chicago Tribune. Not in the mood for pizza, you also have subs, ribs, chicken, salads, and appetizers to choose from. Stay for dessert and try out some of The Art of Pizza’s cannolis and cheesecakes. (Photo courtesy of Getty Images)


Bacci’s Pizza:

6920 W. Odgen Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402

With 18 Chicagoland locations, Bacci’s Pizza is spreading its thin crust love all over the Chicago area. I, personally, have frequented the Berwyn location for the biggest and thinnest single piece of pizza I have ever seen. Whether you cut it in pieces or fold it in half, Bacci’s Pizza is not to be missed. Also, with every jumbo slice of pizza you order, you get a free pop! (Photo courtesy of


Armand’s Pizza:

105 W. 1st Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126

An Elmwood Park staple, Armand’s Pizza is now expanding to Elmhurst and Arlington Heights. Come on in for family style dining, or order in for a night at home. Either way, Armand’s Pizza is some of the best around. (Photo courtesy of

Ian’s Pizza:

3463 N. Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657

This pizzeria is the perfect stop before or after a Cubs game, as it is located in the heart of Wrigleyville on Clark Street. If this location is not close enough for you (or if you are in Wisconsin), you can sample some of Ian’s thin crust pizza in Madison (near the University of Wisconsin) or in Milwaukee (Go Cubbies!) (Photo courtesy of