This Deep-Dish Pizzeria In Central Illinois Puts Chicago To Shame

Tiffany Garavaglia

Forget about Chicago and try this deep-dish pizzeria in Illinois’ more central region. It offers a menu that is basically copycat pizzas of Chicago pies, and you’re going to love it.

The Greathouse of Pizza

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There’s more than deep-dish when it comes to Chicago pizza, and this joint knows it. Keep reading to discover the greatest restaurant ever.

Got a hankering for food from Chicago but don’t want to make the trek into the city? The Greathouse of Pizza in Casey will answer all your prayers.

Family-owned and operated, the best deep-dish pizzeria in Illinois is open every day other than Monday from 4 p.m. until 9 or 10 p.m. It was voted one of the best deep-dish pizzas in all of Illinois, so take that Chicago! You can only get it on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays though.

What sets this pie apart is that it’s made from homemade dough and special recipe sauce. Guests can even order a take & bake pie to enjoy at home for about $11. Other menu items include Italian beef, pasta, hot subs, salads, garlic knots, and cheese sticks. The joint also offers beer, wine, and soda.

The Greathouse of Pizza

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Additional pizza styles include thin, thick, and pan crust, and house specials include the Meat Pie, The Big Cheese, the Garden Pie, and BBQ Chicken. The Greathouse, their signature pie, comes with sausage, pepperoni, mushroom, onion, and green pepper. You can even get copycats of other specialized Chicago pizzas such as thick pan pizza and pizza pot pie (originated by Chicago Pizza and Oven Grinder Co.).Don’t forget to save room for some sweets, or take a few home for later.


Dessert Selection at The Greathouse of Pizza

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This irresistible deep-dish pizzeria has been around since 2008, offering a better alternative than trying to get into the city for Gino’s East or Pequod’s. You’re welcome, Illinois.


The Greathouse of Pizza is located at 904 N Route 49 in Casey, and you can get more information on its Facebook page or website.





**This post came from an article published on Only In Your State.

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