Subway: Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to State/Lake; Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Randolph(312) 616-1200 giordanos.com41.885757 -87.623549 135 E Lake St (at N Beaubien Ct) Loop, Chicago
Lunch, dinnerAverage pizza: $24
Way before the Windy City got all fancy with its ’zas, Giordano’s was here. Serving up hefty deep-dish goodness to Chicagoans since the ’70s, this chain is still pleasing masses with no-frills gut-busters topped with sausage, spinach and other classics. The chain also serves salads and red-sauce dishes like lasagna and chicken parmesan, but why waste your time?