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Roots Handmade Pizza - Lincoln Square

Roots Handmade Pizza - Lincoln Square

2200 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60625
773-433-5959
New

Closed until 11:00 AM

Full Hours

Opening at 11:00 AM

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

Build Your Own 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.

$14.50


Taco Pizza

Quad cities original: taco-seasoned crumbled sausage, roots pizza sauce, mozzarella, and cheddar. Topped with lettuce, tomatoes, and taco-seasoned chips.

$22.50

Taco Pizza

Sausage Pizza

The Quad cities specialty: crumbled sausage, roots pizza sauce, and mozzarella.

$16.50


Garden Pizza

Roasted mushrooms, diced green peppers, roasted red peppers, olive mix, roots pizza sauce, and mozzarella.

$20.50


Vegan Pizza

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

$23.50


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.

$25.00


McDowell’s Pizza

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

$20.50

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Chef’s Series Collaboration Pizzas

Joanna Stachon’s Pub Royale Butter Chicken Pizza

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

$27.50


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.

$23.50


Jimmy Bannos Jr’s Purple Pig ‘Nduja Sausage Pizza

‘Nduja sausage, tetilla cheese, giardiniera, and mozzarella.

$26.00


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.

$28.00

brunch-pizzas
Brunch Pizzas

Roots Over My Hammy Pizza Brunch

Black Forest ham, prosciutto, bechamel, Manchego, mozzarella, and two fried eggs. Available Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

$22.50


Davenport Destroyer Pizza Brunch

Chicken Parmesan pieces, sausage gravy, spinach artichoke sauce, mozzarella, and baked eggs. Available Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

$20.50


The Juan Deere Pizza Brunch

Chorizo, jalapeños, breakfast potatoes, pickled onions, avocado salsa, and baked eggs. Available Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

$18.50


American Breakfast Pizza Brunch

Bacon, sausage, green peppers, breakfast potatoes, alfredo sauce, mozzarella, and baked eggs. Available Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

$22.50


Big Rosy’s Pizza Brunch

Sausage, caramelized onions, eggs, mozzarella, sausage gravy, maple syrup, and sweet corn biscuit crumbles. Available Saturday & Sunday from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm.

$22.50

sunday-specials
Sunday Specials

Sunday Night Lasagna Special

Fresh pasta, parmesan béchamel, and a secret blend of four whipped cheeses. Choice of sauce. (Available only on Sundays. Limited quantities available).

$16.00

Sunday Night Lasagna Special
appetizers
Appetizers
Starters to share (or not).

Mozzarella Sticks

Made completely from scratch. Housemade and hand-stretched mozzarella, herbed breadcrumbs, and marinara. Handmade mozzarella sticks you’ll be telling strangers about.

$14.00

Mozzarella Sticks

Garlicky Monkey Bread

Pizza and garlic parmesan sauce. .

$10.00


Panza Bread Sticks

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

$10.00


Spinach, Roasted Red Pepper & Artichoke Dip

Served with grilled or crispy pita chips or vegetables.

$10.00


Loaded Hummus

Sun-dried tomato pesto, pita crumble, and roasted red pepper pureé. Served with grilled or crispy pita chips or vegetables.

$10.00


Fried Lasagna Bites

Our special ricotta filling, parmesan-asiago bread crumbs, and marinara on the side.

$12.00


Jumbo Fried Shrimp

U-12 shrimp. Parmesan panko breading with marinara and creamy mustard on the side. Also available buffalo style.

$16.00

Jumbo Fried Shrimp

Super Crispy Chicken Wings

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

$13.00

Super Crispy Chicken Wings

Popcorn Chicken Bites

Buffalo-ranch blend and honey.

$12.00

Popcorn Chicken Bites

Fried Calamari

Choice of plain with marinara, buffalo style, or giardiniera garlic sauce.

$16.00

salads
Salads
Family style, premium ingredients. Healthy salads with a cult following.

Build Your Own Salad

It’s everything you could ever want in a salad.

$9.00

Build Your Own Salad

Fried Chicken Cobb Salad

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

$16.00

Fried Chicken Cobb Salad

Roots Caesar Salad

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

$14.00


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.

$14.00


Tomato, Avocado & Mozzarella Salad

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

$15.00


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.

$14.00


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.

$15.00


Ahi Tuna Bowl Salad

Kale, cabbage, basil, cilantro, wild rice, avocado, scallions, ginger, jalapeño, snow peas, roasted shiitake mushrooms, sesame seeds, fried shallots, sweet chili aioli, and lime dressing.

$22.00


Southwest Chipotle Chicken 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.

$16.00


BLT Chopped Wedge Salad

Romaine and arugula, bacon lardons, cherry tomatoes, bleu cheese crumbles, parsley, radishes, pears, croutons, lemon juice, and cracked-black pepper-bleu cheese dressing.

$15.00

BLT Chopped Wedge Salad

“Fierce“ Tofu Thai Salad

Arugula and cabbage, basil, mint & cilantro, radish, jalapeño, scallion, shallots, carrot-daikon pickles, ginger, tomatoes, toasted cashews, and cilantro vinaigrette.

$16.00

sides
Sides

Seasoned Curly Fries

$5.00


Sweet Potato Tots

$5.00


Roasted Broccoli with Garlic Butter

$6.00


Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce

$7.00


Macaroni & Cheese

$7.00

sandwiches
Sandwiches
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.

$15.00

Italian Beef Sandwich

The Fat Eddie Foldover

Salami, Canadian bacon, Quad Cities mozzarella cheese blend, parmesan, marinara, Louis dressing, red onions, and romaine.

$14.00


Chicken Caesar Foldover

Salami, Canadian bacon, Quad Cities mozzarella cheese blend, parmesan, marinara, Louis dressing, red onions, and romaine.

$13.00


The Rock Island Arsenal Foldover

Specially seasoned Italian sausage patty, two of our award-winning mozzarella sticks, and marinara.

$15.00


Chicken Parm On Garlic French Bread

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

$13.00


Meatball Sub

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

$12.00

delicious-sausages
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.

$7.00


Italian Sausage Sandwich

Sautéed onions, sautéed green peppers and garlic au-jus on a potato roll.

$10.00


Chicken Chorizo Sausage Sandwich

Pickled jalapeños, pickled red onions, scallions, queso fresco, and avocado cream on a potato roll.

$11.00

pasta
Pasta
Homemade pasta, like grandma used to make. Served with garlic bread.

Spaghetti

With your choice of sauce. Also available gluten-free.

$10.00


Elbow Alfredo

Jumbo elbow shells, spinach, peas, parmesan, and basil.

$12.00


Pasta Bolognese

Jumbo elbow shells, bolognese, ricotta, and basil.

$12.00

desserts
Desserts
Something for the old sweet tooth. Unleash your inner child.

Fruity Pebbles Cheesecake

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

$8.00


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.

$10.00


Circus Animal Cracker Cheesecake

Vanilla bean cheesecake on an animal cracker crust. Topped with whipped cream and pink chocolate ganache.

$10.00


Chocolate Cream Pie

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

$7.00


Caramel S’mores Pie

Caramel-y, marshmallow-y goodness with chocolate filling on a graham cracker crust.

$7.00


Key Lime Meringue Pie

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

$7.00


Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie

Peanut butter cream cheese mousse, chocolate ganache and chocolate mousse. Topped with Reese’s Pieces.

$7.00


Brownie Sundae

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

$9.00

drinks
Drinks

Soda

$3.50


Root's Root Beer

Try our Root Beer. It’s our very own recipe!

$3.50

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