What Are Your Favorite American Pizza Chains? Rank Them Here.

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You're lying if you say you don't love pizza, it's a total tradition. You'd also be lying if you said you didn't have a favorite American pizza chain. The more of a pizza fan you are, the more you'll stand by the fact that all pizza is most definitely not created equal. As much as we love our pizza, we love to be picky!

From delivery, to dine in, to buffet style and more, we've got tons of options when it comes to eating pizza. We're lucky enough that we don't have to travel far to enjoy our favorite type of pizza, and sometimes we don't have to travel at all. There's nothing like a fresh, hot, gooey pizza delivered right to your door!

So you tell us-- what's your go-to pizza place? We need your help creating the ranking of the best and worst American pizza chains. Don't be shy!

Pizza Hut

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Founded in 1958, Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise. In addition to delicious pizza, Pizza Hut also serves pasta, side dishes, and dessert.

Domino's Pizza

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Domino's Pizza is an American pizza restaurant chain founded in 1960. To no surprise, Domino's became the largest pizza seller worldwide in 2018.

Little Caesar's

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Little Caesars operates and franchises restaurants throughout the United States, in addition to its international locations. Customers love their wide variety of pizza options and affordable prices!

Papa John's

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Papa John's carefully crafts flavorful high-quality pizza's that they will deliver right to your door. Founded in 1984, its headquarters are located in Louisville, Kentucky. Papa John's also serves some pretty popular dessert items as well.

California Pizza Kitchen

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Specializing in California-style pizza, California Pizza Kitchen is a step up from your typical pizza chain. They offer casual dining in any of their 200 plus restaurant locations, takeout, and even catering.

Mellow Mushroom

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Mellow Mushroom was founded in Atlanta in 1974. The chain is famous for its creative pizza menu and drink options. With over 150 locations nationwide, customers love to experience the magic while dining in at Mellow Mushroom.

Blaze Pizza

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Although it was founded in 2011, Blaze Pizza is one of the fastest growing pizza chains at the moment. The chain is dedicated to fast and fresh pies that are made to order right in front of the customer.


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Sbarro is a mall-centric food chain that you've probably enjoyed at a food court at some point. In addition to New York-style pizzas, Sbarro serves delicious salads, pastas, and entrées.

Uno Chicago Grill

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Founded in 1943 in Chicago, this pizza restaurant chain essentially invented the Chicago-style pie. Uno Chicago Grill's menu also offers appetizers, sandwiches, steaks, burgers, seafood, and even thin-crust pizza for its pickier customers.

CiCi's Pizza

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This Texas-based pizza chain has been satisfying customers across the United States since 1985. CiCi's offers a reasonably priced buffet that includes pizzas, salads, pastas, soups, and desserts.