Indiana March 14, 2022
The Ultimate Pizza Journey Through Indiana Makes For One Delicious Adventure
Do you ever get the urge to just get in the car and drive? Same! Well, next time you’re feeling the need for an escape and you just so happen to be as hungry as a hippo, you might want to try this awesome – albeit somewhat brief – pizza road trip in Indiana. For this trip, we compiled a shortlist of six of the Hoosier State’s highest-rated and most-beloved pizza joints; and no, you won’t be finding any national chains on this list. Follow along (or alter the route to your liking)
We'll begin our adventure in Irvington, at Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza.
There are three Jockamo Upper Crust Pizza locations in Indiana (and none anywhere else - it's all ours), but this one in particular gets rave reviews on the regular. The menu is large and the pizza selection is delightfully creative. You know, now that we think about it, this road trip might be kind of hard to complete; after all, how are we supposed to NOT stuff ourselves right off the bat? It's almost impossible to resist at Jockamo's, and honestly, it's only going to get tougher from here.
5646 Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46219, USA
Our next stop brings us to good ol' Indianapolis, to a local pizza parlor that's been a staple for ages.
It's pronounced baz-bohs, and boy, is it good. Bazbeaux puts a spin on pizza in its own way, with a lengthy selection of "exotic" pizza toppings you won't typically find in most places. Some of our favorite exotic pizza toppings here are house-made chorizo, black bean dip, pine nuts, artichoke hearts... the list goes on. What will you create? No matter what it is, it's going to be great.
333 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA
Alright, next up: a delightful little spot that takes its pizza options very seriously.
We wander to Avon to experience Magoo's California Pizza. Magoo's prides itself on having a menu highly accessible by all cultures and backgrounds, like just so happening to use 100% Zabihah Halal meats in their recipes. There are plentiful gluten-friendly options, and honestly, just about anyone will find something perfect at Magoo's for them. Try your pizza with kebab sauce or creamy garlic sauce.
10584 E US Hwy 36, Avon, IN 46123, USA
For our next stop, we'll head out to Plainfield and check out a local legend called LaSpada's Pizzeria.
To say some of the pizzas on this menu are large is to understate it. The options for your very own custom pizza are seemingly endless; take your pick from a vast selection of meats, cheeses, and even sauce varieties (have you ever had a pizza with a sweet sauce?). There's a large selection of gluten-free pizzas here, and if you're tired of pizza by now (impossible), there are plenty of other options on the menu as well. And try - TRY - to leave room for hot and fresh monkey bread for dessert. Heaven help our waistlines.
2368 E Main St, Plainfield, IN 46168, USA
Our second-to-last must-do pizza stop is in Bargersville at Chicago's.
Chicago's serves up hot and fresh pizza as you order it, and if we had our way we would keep eating the garlic cheese pizza for the rest of our lives. Featuring build-your-own pizzas, as well as plentiful specialty pizzas, *plus* all the classics, Chicago's is one of those places perfect for bringing the kids on a Friday night. Great pizza, great fun. Good times!
2 IN-135, Bargersville, IN 46106, USA
Finally, our journey ends with Richard's Brick Oven Pizza, which can be found in Franklin.
It's the perfect wrap-up for a journey focused entirely on pizza shops in Indiana. Fans of Neapolitan-style brick oven pizza will love this one; there's a little pizza pie for everyone on this list, and we couldn't finish it without one of the best places for Neapolitan-style pizza in the Midwest. Since you're done driving (maybe), indulge in some wine at this spot, too. Who knew pizza and wine was such a delightful combination?
229 S Main St, Franklin, IN 46131, USA
So, there you have it – a delectable pizza road trip in Indiana. What shops would you have added to the list?
Tell us about them by filling out this form and you might just see it in a future road trip article! Address: 333 Massachusetts Ave, Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA Address: 2 IN-135, Bargersville, IN 46106, USA Address: 5646 Washington St, Indianapolis, IN 46219, USA Address: 2368 E Main St, Plainfield, IN 46168, USA Address: 10584 E US Hwy 36, Avon, IN 46123, USA Address: 229 S Main St, Franklin, IN 46131, USA
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