5 Flavorful, Road Trip Worthy Pickle Pizzas For You In Michigan
Remember when pineapple on pizza was controversial? Now, pickle pizza is trend-worthy and equally controversial.
Who has the best pickle pizza in Lower Michigan?
These are the five best, 'drive-worthy' pickle pizza pies in Central and Lower Michigan, in no particular order.
1. Chubby Charlie's Pizza (Waterford & other Michigan locations). Reviewers love the pickle pizza with a side of ranch for dipping. Plus, you can get it on thin crust.
2. Vin Trofeo's Pizzeria & Pub Mt. Pleasant, MI (In the old 120 tapas building). Mozzarella and pickles never tasted better together.
3. Sick Pizza Company Oxford, MI. This pickle pizza is outstanding. It has the usual mozzarella plus, Wisconsin brick cheese, house made bacon, fresh garlic, ricotta cheese and chunks of dill pickle.
4. The Paisley Pig Grand Haven and Holland, MI. If you live on the opposite side of the state, you'll wonder if it's worth the long drive when it looks like you're headed to someone's home (pic below). Trust me, you'll be obsessed. They have two pickle pizzas:
- 'Risk It For The Brisket' - Pickled onions, hot & sweet pickles, peppadews, brisket carolina sauce, bbq drizzle. (You had me at the spicy vibes)
- 'Pickle My Fancy' - Pesto, caramelized onions, dill pickle, hot sweet pickles, dill sour cream, red pepper flakes.
5. Pompei Pizza Factory Reese, MI. You'll think you're lost and that's when you're there. Northwest of Vassar, East of Saginaw you'll find a flavorful treat. Their version of pickle pizza includes: bacon, pickles, drizzled with southwest ranch on a butter, garlic, dill crust. So. Much. Flavor.
Bonus Spot: Enzo's Pizza in Grand Blanc, MI insists you only know three of their ingredients ranch, pickle and cheese... don't ask about the rest. They keep it "secret."