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Roots Handmade Pizza

1924 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622

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Menu
specialty-pizza
Quad Cities Style.
  • Sausage Pizza $16.50 +
    The quad cities specialty: crumbled sausage, roots pizza sauce, and mozzarella.
  • Garden Pizza $20.50 +
    Roasted mushrooms, diced green peppers, roasted red peppers, olive mix, red sauce, and mozzarella.
  • Vegan Pizza $20.50 +
    Ground seitan, smoked seitan bacon, red sauce, vegan mozzarella, and vegan cheddar. Topped with lettuce, pickles, and vegan ranch.
  • Charlie McKenna's, Lillie's Q & BBQ Pulled Pork Pizza $25.00 +
    Pulled pork smoked at Lillie's Q over peach wood for eight hours, hot smoky BBQ, and mozzarella. Topped with Carolina dirt BBQ rub and slaw.
  • Bangers & Lace, Duck Sausage BLT Pizza $27.50 +
    Duck & pork sausage, bacon, tomatoes, arugula, garlic aioli, red sauce, smoked gouda, and mozzarella.
  • Brian Fisher's, Entente & Korean Fried Chicken Pizza $27.00
    Red pepper sauce, garlic puree, kimchi, mozzarella, smoked gouda, Korean fried chicken, scallions, sesame seeds, and cilantro.
  • Joanna Stachon's, Pub Royale & Butter Chicken Pizza $27.00
    Butter sauce, marinated chicken, ginger, curry, onions, paneer, methi, chili oil, lime, and mozzarella.
  • Taco Pizza $22.50 +
    A Quad Cities original: taco-seasoned crumbled sausage, red sauce, mozzarella, and cheddar. Topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and taco-seasoned chips.
  • Short Rib Pizza $24.00 +
    Braised short ribs, giardiniera, roasted corn, pickled fennel, ricotta, red sauce, and mozzarella.
  • McDowell's Pizza $20.50 +
    Seasoned ground beef, Louis dressing, mozzarella, and cheddar. Topped with onions, lettuce, and pickles. The national pizza of Zamunda.
  • Rick Ortiz's, Antique Taco & Chili Cheese Curd Pizza $23.50 +
    Chorizo chili, cheddar curds, chihuahua cheese, mozzarella, pickled jalapenos & onions, avocado cream, tortilla strips, black olives, and scallions.
  • Jimmy Banos Jr's, Purple Pig & 'Nduja Sausage Pizza $26.00 +
    Nduja sausage, tetilla cheese, giardiniera, and mozzarella.
  • Jesse Valenciana's, Goose Island Tap Room & Unholy Mole Pizza $28.00 +
    Unholy mole sauce, BCS braised short ribs with Dark matter unicorn blood coffee rub, smoked gouda, mozzarella, and sesame seeds.
  • Rick Ortiz's, Antique Taco & Chili Cheese Curd Gluten Free Pizza $24.50
    Chorizo chili, cheddar curds, chihuahua cheese, mozzarella, pickled jalapenos & onions, avocado cream, tortilla strips, black olives, and scallions.
  • Jimmy Banos Jr's, Purple Pig & 'Nduja Sausage Gluten Free Pizza $27.00
    Nduja sausage, tetilla cheese, giardiniera, and mozzarella.
  • Jesse Valenciana's, Goose Island Tap Room & Unholy Mole Gluten Free Pizza $29.00
    Unholy mole sauce, BCS braised short ribs with Dark matter unicorn blood coffee rub, smoked gouda, mozzarella, and sesame seeds.
  • Sausage Gluten Free Pizza $17.50
    The quad cities specialty: crumbled sausage, roots pizza sauce, and mozzarella.
  • Garden Gluten Free Pizza $21.50
    Roasted mushrooms, diced green peppers, roasted red peppers, olive mix, red sauce, and mozzarella.
  • Vegan Gluten Free Pizza $21.50
    Ground seitan, smoked seitan bacon, red sauce, vegan mozzarella, and vegan cheddar. Topped with lettuce, pickles, and vegan ranch.
  • Charlie McKenna's, Lillie's Q & BBQ Pulled Pork Gluten Free Pizza $26.00
    Pulled pork smoked at Lillie's Q over peach wood for eight hours, hot smoky BBQ, and mozzarella. Topped with Carolina dirt BBQ rub and slaw.
  • Bangers & Lace, Duck Sausage BLT Gluten Free Pizza $28.50
    Duck & pork sausage, bacon, tomatoes, arugula, garlic aioli, red sauce, smoked gouda, and mozzarella.
  • Brian Fisher's, Entente & Korean Fried Chicken Gluten Free Pizza $28.00
    Red pepper sauce, garlic puree, kimchi, mozzarella, smoked gouda, Korean fried chicken, scallions, sesame seeds, and cilantro.
  • Joanna Stachon's, Pub Royale & Butter Chicken Gluten Free Pizza $28.00
    Butter sauce, marinated chicken, ginger, curry, onions, paneer, methi, chili oil, lime, and mozzarella.
  • Taco Gluten Free Pizza $23.50
    A Quad Cities original: taco-seasoned crumbled sausage, red sauce, mozzarella, and cheddar. Topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and taco-seasoned chips.
  • Short Rib Gluten Free Pizza $25.00
    Braised short ribs, giardiniera, roasted corn, pickled fennel, ricotta, red sauce, and mozzarella.
  • McDowell's Gluten Free Pizza $21.50
    Seasoned ground beef, Louis dressing, mozzarella, and cheddar. Topped with onions, lettuce, and pickles. The national pizza of Zamunda.
build-a-pizza
Make your own quad Cities-style pizza. Pick out your favorite fresh ingredients and we'll throw them on our hand-tossed malt crust with roots pizza sauce and quad cities mozzarella blend.
  • Cheese Pizza $14.50 +
    Classic cheese or create your own pizza.
appetizers
  • Mozzarella Sticks $12.00
    Made completely from scratch. Housemade & hand-stretched mozzarella, herbed breadcrumbs, marinara.
  • Garlicky Monkey Bread $9.00
    Pizza and garlic parmesan sauce.
  • Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper & Artichoke Dip $10.00
    Crispy or grilled pita chips.
  • Panza Bread Sticks $9.00
    Quad Cities mozzarella blend, garlic parmesan sauce, pizza sauce.
  • Fried Ravioli $8.00
    Choice of four cheese or meat filling. Marinara on the side.
  • Loaded Hummus $9.00
    Sun-dried tomato pesto, pita crumbles, roasted red pepper puree. Choose grilled or crispy pita chips or vegetables.
  • Fried Calamari $16.00
    Choice of plain with marinara, buffalo style, or giardiniera garlic sauce.
  • Jumbo Fried Shrimp $16.00
    Five U-12 shrimp. Parmesan panko breading with marinara, and creamy mustard on the side. Also available Buffalo style.
  • Lollipop Chicken Wings $10.00
    Choice of buffalo, smoky bbq, or Korean red pepper glaze. Bleu cheese or buttermilk ranch dressing dipping sauce.
  • Popcorn Chicken Bites $10.00
    Buffalo, ranch blend, honey.
  • Chicken Tortilla Soup $7.00
    Pulled chicken, onions, tomatoes, tortilla strips, and pico de gallo.
side-orders
  • Seasoned Curly Fries $5.00
  • Sweet Potato Tots $5.00
  • Spaghetti with Marinara $7.00
  • Roasted Broccoli with Garlic Butter $6.00
  • Macaroni & Cheese $7.00
  • Chips with Dip $4.00
salads
  • Greek Salad $12.00
    Romaine & red leaf lettuce, kalamata & green olives, roasted red peppers, feta cheese, pine nuts, crunchy pita, cucumbers, red onions, pepperoncini, and Greek dressing.
  • Roots Caesar Salad $12.00
    Romaine & red leaf lettuce, crispy prosciutto, crispy pepperoni, garlic croutons, shaved parmesan, & creamy Caesar dressing.
  • Tomato, Avocado, & Mozzarella Salad $14.00
    Romaine and red leaf lettuce, cherry tomatoes, avocado, roasted corn, housemade mozzarella, sunflower seeds and cilantro vinaigrette.
  • Goat Cheese & Baby Beet Salad $14.00
    Bibb lettuce, pistachios, sliced pears, goat cheese, roasted yellow and red baby beets, and honey-lemon vinaigrette.
  • Sesame Chicken Salad $13.00
    Shredded cabbage & romaine, pulled chicken, carrots, toasted ramen noodles, almonds, toasted sesame seeds, and sesame vinaigrette.
  • Grilled Shrimp & Calamari Salad $14.00
    Romaine & red leaf lettuce, pickled vegetables, kalamata & green olives, tomatoes, asparagus, garlic croutons, housemade mozzarella cheese, crispy shallots and creamy Italian vinaigrette.
  • Southwest Salad $11.00
    Romaine & red leaf lettuce, avocado, garbanzo beans, black beans, jicama, tortilla strips, queso fresco, sunflower seeds, and roasted corn vinaigrette.
  • Grilled Chicken Southwest Salad $16.00
    Romaine & red leaf lettuce, avocado, garbanzo beans, black beans, jicama, tortilla strips, queso fresco, sunflower seeds, and roasted corn vinaigrette.
  • Green Goddess Salad $11.00
    Romaine & red leaf lettuce, broccoli, red onions, carrots, almonds, bacon and green Goddess dressing.
  • Kale & Roasted Brussels Sprouts Salad $13.00
    Roasted squash, granny smith apples, toasted almonds, goat cheese, and bacon vinaigrette.
  • Northerner's Salad $11.00
    Romaine, mixed greens, dried cherries & cranberries, granny smith apples, bleu cheese, candied walnuts, and maple vinaigrette.
  • Honey Mustard Glazed Salmon Salad $17.00
    Arugula, rainbow carrots, radishes, asparagus, roasted corn, quinoa, lentils, almonds, and Italian herb vinaigrette.
sandwiches
Choice of seasoned curly fries, housemade potato chips, or sweet potato tots.
  • Italian Beef Sandwich $12.00
    Housemade Italian beef, garlic au jus, choice of sweet peppers or giardiniera.
  • The Fat Eddie Sandwich $12.00
    Salami, Canadian bacon, quad cities mozzarella cheese blend, parmesan, marinara, French dressing, red onions, and romaine.
  • Veggie Foldover $11.00
    Portobello mushrooms, kale, cipollini onions, quad cities mozzarella cheese blend, and sun-dried tomato pesto.
  • Chicken Caesar Foldover $11.00
    Chicken breast, Quad Cities mozzarella cheese blend, parmesan, Caesar dressing, and romaine.
  • Chicken Parm on Garlic French Bread $13.00
    Crispy chicken breast, herbed mozzarella, parmesan, and garlic butter on french bread.
  • The Rock Island Arsenal Sandwich $13.00
    Specially-seasoned Italian sausage patty, two of our award-winning mozzarella sticks & marinara.
  • Bettendorf Steak Hoagie $13.00
    Chopped sirloin, sauteed mushrooms, crispy shallots, provolone, parmesan cheese wiz.
  • Lock & Dam No.15 Sandwich $12.00
    Meatballs, parmesan bechamel, marinara and provolone on garlic french bread.
sausage
Choice of seasoned curly fries, housemade potato chips, or sweet potato.
  • Chicago Style Dog $7.00
    Charbroiled Vienna beef, mustard, red onion, tomatoes, relish, sport peppers, pickle, and celery salt on a poppy seed bun.
  • Italian Sausage $10.00
    Sautéed onions, sautéed green peppers, and garlic au-jus on garlic French bread.
  • Gyro Sausage $11.00
    Feta cheese, marinated cucumbers, sun-dried tomato & red pepper pesto. Choice of grilled pita or French bread.
  • Chicken Chorizo Sausage $11.00
    Pickled jalapenos, pickled red onions, scallions, queso fresco, and avocado cream.
  • Cheddar Stuffed Bratwurst $9.00
    Caramelized onions, Boetje's stone-ground mustard on a poppyseed bun.
pasta
Pasta sauces: Marinara, bolognese, alfredo, garlic alfredo, or Pappy's sauce.
  • Spaghetti Marinara $10.00
    Served with garlic bread.
  • Spaghetti Bolognese $10.00
    Served with garlic bread.
  • Spaghetti Alfredo $10.00
    Served with garlic bread.
  • Spaghetti Alfredo & Garlic $10.00
    Served with garlic bread.
  • Four Cheese Ravioli $12.00
    Served with garlic bread.
  • Meat Ravioli $12.00
    Served with garlic bread.
  • Sunday Night Lasagna Special $15.00
    Fresh pasta, parmesan bechamel, and a secret blend of four whipped cheeses. Choice of sauce.
beverages
  • Soda $3.50
    Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Sierra Mist, Dr Pepper, Mountain Dew, Orange Crush, Ginger Ale.
  • Fresh Squeezed Lemonade $4.00
  • Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice $4.00
  • Iced Tea $3.50
  • Coffee $3.50
  • Milk $3.50
  • Chocolate Milk $4.00

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