The 10 Most Popular Varieties of Pizza in the United States

At its core, pizza consists of three things: dough, sauce, and toppings. Throughout the years, this simple dish has transformed to include hundreds of variations and multiple different “styles.” The most popular and well-known styles include:

  1. The Original Neapolitan – thin crust, minimal toppings, wood-fired
  2. California Style – thin crust with unusual and uncommon ingredients, fresh toppings
  3. Chicago Deep Dish – deep crust that is thin to medium thickness, thick layer of toppings
  4. Chicago Thin Crust – crispy and crunchy crust, normally cut into squares, spicy sauce, large amount of meat
  5. Detroit Style – square pizza, caramelized crunchy edges, deep-dish crust, marinara sauce
  6. New England Greek Style – thick and crunchy golden crust, topped with typical Greek ingredients
  7. New York Thin Crust – modification of the Original Neapolitan style, thin and crunchy crust that is soft on the inside, perfect balance of thin tomato sauce and cheese, usually sold by the slice
  8. St. Louis Style – thin cracker-like crust, topped with Provel cheese
  9. New Jersey Style – known as the tomato pie, cheese and toppings are placed under the sauce
  10. Franco’s Pizza! – Franco’s style pizza isn’t actually a national favorite, but it definitely is a local one!

Customers throughout Kenmore, Tonawanda, Amherst, and Buffalo, NY love Franco’s pizza! The perfect crust, the delicious sauce, and the freshest toppings combine to create a pizza experience you will never forget. Call one of our convenient locations today to place your order! Not a fan of the phone? We offer pizza online ordering options as well!