3 Detroit-area pizza places rank among top 50 in North America


A new ranking of the best pizzerias in North America has appeared and three subway locations in Detroit were on the list. The 50 Top Pizza Awards included popular local chain Buddy’s Pizza, as well as Cloverleaf Pizza and Grandma Bob’s.

Buddy’s, known for its Detroit-style pizza with a crispy, caramelized crust, ranks 16th on the list.

Number 23 on the list was Cloverleaf in Eastpointe with multiple locations. Cloverleaf offers the original Detroit-style square pizza.

Grandma Bob is number 45 on the list. The new pizzeria in Corktown has coney pizza and a taco pizza on the menu.

The Razza Pizza Artigianale in New Jersey took first place as the best pizzeria in North America.

The North American body for the international organization was coordinated by the New York James Beard Foundation.

A list of all top 50 rankings can be found at

Buddy's square pizzas have a thick crust, crispy and caramelized edges, and a sauce that is drizzled onto the cheese.

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