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7.3

Michael's Original Pizzeria & Tavern

$$$$(773) 929 4149
Hours:THU
11AM-1AM

When you walk into Michael’s Pizza, it’s apparent that this Uptown spot takes sports very seriously. TVs streaming every game imaginable double as wallpaper, while framed pictures, magazine covers, and college flags decorate the large, busy space. Like most sports bars, you can find decent wings and burgers, but the square-cut, tavern-style pizzas are what you’ll see on most of the tables. The crust has nice crispiness, with plenty of tomato sauce, cheese, and many toppings to choose from like pepperoni, artichoke, and giardiniera. Occasionally, the toppings can be unevenly distributed, and the sauce can lean a little sweet. But it still makes for a satisfying snack while you yell at people in jerseys on the screen.

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