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Roots Handmade Pizza - South Loop

Roots Handmade Pizza - South Loop

744 S Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60605

Open until 9:45 PM

Full Hours
    Make your own Quad Cities-style pizza. Pick out your favorite fresh ingredients & we’ll throw them on our hand-tossed malt crust with Roots pizza sauce & Quad Cities mozzarella blend.

    Build Your Own Pizza


    Specialty Pizza
    Malt crust you won’t find anywhere else. This is what Quad Cities style is all about.

    Taco Pizza

    A Quad Cities original: Taco-seasoned crumbled sausage, Roots Pizza sauce, mozzarella, and cheddar. Topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and taco-seasoned chips.


    Sausage Pizza

    The Quad Cities specialty: Crumbled sausage, Roots Pizza sauce, and mozzarella.


    Garden Pizza

    Roasted mushrooms, diced green peppers, roasted red peppers, olive mix, Roots Pizza sauce, and mozzarella.


    Vegan Pizza

    Ground seitan, smoked seitan bacon, Roots Pizza sauce, vegan mozzarella and vegan cheddar. Topped with lettuce, pickles, tomatoes and vegan ranch.


    BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza

    Pulled pork smoked at Lillie’s Q over peach wood for eight hours, Hot Smokey BBQ, and mozzarella. Topped with Carolina Dirt BBQ rub and slaw.


    McDowell’s Pizza

    Seasoned ground beef, Louis dressing, mozzarella, and cheddar. Topped with onions, lettuce, and pickles. The national pizza of Zamunda.


    Chef’s Series Collaboration Pizza

    Joanna Stachon’s Pub Royale Butter Chicken Pizza

    Butter sauce, marinated chicken, ginger, curry, onions, paneer, methi, chili oil, lime and mozzarella.


    Rick Ortiz’s Antique Taco Chili Cheese Curd Pizza

    Chorizo Chili, cheddar curds, chihuahua cheese, mozzarella, pickled jalapeños and onions, avocado cream, tortilla strips, black olives and scallions.


    Brian Fisher’s Entente Korean Fried Chicken Pizza

    Red pepper sauce, garlic puree, kimchi, mozzarella, smoked gouda, Korean fried chicken, scallions, sesame seeds and cilantro.


    Brian Fisher’s Entente Korean Fried Chicken Pizza
    Sunday Night Pasta Special
    Only available Sunday
    Only available on Sundays. Limited quantities are available.

    Lasagna Sunday Night Special

    Fresh pasta, parmesan béchamel, and a secret blend of four whipped kinds of cheese. Choice of sauce.


    Starters to share (or not).

    Mozzarella Sticks

    Made completely from scratch. Housemade and hand-stretched mozzarella, herbed breadcrumbs, and marinara.


    Mozzarella Sticks

    Garlicky Monkey Bread

    Pizza and garlic parmesan sauce


    Panza Bread Sticks

    Quad Cities mozzarella blend, garlic parmesan sauce, and pizza sauce.


    Panza Bread Sticks

    Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper & Artichoke Dip

    Served with grilled or crispy pita chips or vegetables.


    Super Crispy Chicken Wings

    Five wings. Choice of buffalo, smokey bbq, or Korean red pepper glaze. Served with bleu cheese or buttermilk ranch dressing dipping sauce.


    Popcorn Chicken Bites

    Buffalo-ranch blend and honey.


    Healthy salads with a cult following.

    Build Your Own Salad


    Popcorn Chicken Cobb Salad

    Romaine, arugula, cabbage, tomatoes, pickles, corn, scallions, dill, egg, housemade biscuit, and buttermilk black truffle dressing.


    Roots Caesar Salad

    Romaine and red leaf lettuce, crispy prosciutto, garlic croutons, shaved parmesan, and creamy Caesar dressing.


    Not a Carrot in the World Salad

    Romaine, kale, arugula, avocado, scallions, radish, mango, roasted cauliflower, fried shallots, sesame & sunflower seeds, lemon, roasted carrots, and carrot tahini dressing.


    Tomato, Avocado, & Mozzarella Salad

    Romaine and red leaf lettuce, cherry tomatoes, avocado, roasted corn, housemade mozzarella, sunflower seeds, and cilantro vinaigrette.


    Greek-Like Salad

    Romaine and baby spinach, parsley, dill & mint, kalamata & green olives, cucumbers, red onions, red & green bell peppers, pepperoncini, capers, feta cheese, sunflower seeds, crispy pita and Greek-feta vinaigrette.


    Sesame Chicken Salad

    Shredded cabbage and romaine, pulled chicken, shiitake mushrooms, roasted carrots, broccoli, radish, scallions, parsley, fried ramen, toasted sesame seeds and sesame vinaigrette.


    Southwest Chipotle Chicken & Avocado Salad

    Arugula, cilantro, cabbage, pulled chicken, radish, avocado, shallots, pickled red onions, Tajin-roasted sweet potatoes, tortilla strips, crunchy black beans, corn, queso cotija, and creamy chipotle dressing.



    Seasoned Curly Fries


    Sweet Potato Tots


    Roasted Broccoli with Garlic Butter


    Macaroni & Cheese

    Classic mac and cheese.


    Serious sandwiches big enough to stop the Mississippi. Choice of seasoned curly fries, housemade potato chips, or sweet potato tots.

    Italian Beef Sandwich

    Housemade Italian beef, garlic au jus, and choice of sweet peppers or giardiniera.


    Chicken Caesar Foldover Sandwich

    Chicken breast, Quad Cities mozzarella cheese blend, parmesan, Caesar dressing and romaine.


    Chicken Parm on Garlic French Bread Sandwich

    Crispy chicken breast, herbed mozzarella, parmesan, and garlic butter.


    Meatball Sub

    Parmesan bechamel, marinara and provolone on a potato hoagie roll.


    Delicious Sausages
    Choice of seasoned curly fries, housemade potato chips, or sweet potato tots.

    Chicago Style Dog

    Charbroiled Vienna Beef, mustard, red onion, tomatoes, relish, sport peppers, pickle, and celery salt on a poppy seed bun.


    Something for the old sweet tooth, unleash your inner child.

    Fruity Pebbles Cheesecake

    Confetti cheesecake on a graham cracker crust. Topped with whipped cream and glazed Fruity Pebbles.


    Baby Ruth Cheesecake

    Vanilla bean cheesecake swirled with caramel and Baby Ruth candy on an Oreo crust. Topped with chocolate ganache and more Baby Ruth.


    Chocolate Cream Pie

    Dark chocolate mousse on an Oreo crust. Topped with whipped cream and Oreo cookie pieces.


    Chocolate Cream Pie

    Key Lime Meringue Pie

    Fresh key lime custard on a graham cracker crust. Topped with whipped cream.


    Brownie Sundae

    Warm old-fashioned brownie topped with either vanilla or chocolate ice cream. Finished with whipped cream and chocolate sauce.





    Fresh-Squeezed Lemonade


    Fresh-Squeezed Orange Juice


    Iced Tea






    Chocolate Milk


    Root Beer

    It’s our very own recipe!


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