Georgio's Chicago Pizzeria & Pub*: Not only was this hidden wonder voted best pizza in McHenry County, but it was also voted one of the top 100 independent pizzerias in the country! If you're a pizza connoisseur, you can't miss Georgio's. They offer a mean thin-crust, but it's their authentic Chicago deep-dish that's their namesake. Located in Downtown Crystal Lake.
Lou Malnati's: Lou Malnati's is a legend it the Chicago area. You'll even find die-hards having the stuff shipped across the country just to get their fix. But you won't need to do that; you can try it right here in McHenry County. Featured on shows like Throw Down with Bobby Flay™, Road Tasted™, Pizza Wars™, Chef Vs. City™, America's Test Kitchen™ and Food Wars™, this is one pizza you won't want to miss. Located in Lakewood.
Off The Rails*: A pizza place with some options-that's what you'll find at OTR. While pizza might be their bread and butter, they offer a full menu, including sandwiches, entrees and even a weekly Friday Fish Fry. This is a great stop to please the whole family, with a clean and casual atmosphere. Located in Woodstock.
Marzano's Wood Fired Italian: If you're looking for something a little different in your pizza experience, Marzano's is just what you need. Marzano's specializes in authentic Neapolitan-style pizzas made in their 1000 degree wood-fired oven from Napoli, Italy. You can even watch as the Association Pizzaiuoli Napoletani (APN) certified pizzaiola (pizza maker) slides your selection into the oven. Each pizza is topped with their fresh mozzarella and sauce, milled in-house from San Marzano tomatoes. Marzano's offers a complete menu of quality fare from steaks to seafood. If you're not too stuffed after the main course, stick around for some Banana Tiramisu. Located in McHenry.
*Located right off Metra's Union Pacific/Northwest Line.
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