The 5 Best places to get Deep Dish Pizza in Orange County

Deep Dish Pizza

The 5 Best places to get Deep Dish Pizza in Orange County


Pizza is one of the most popular foods, well in the world with Americans eating more than 3 Billion pizzas every single year. Deep dish pizza is a type of pizza that is beloved by many for its thick, buttery crust and generous toppings. It originated in Chicago in the 1940s, and has since become a staple of the city’s culinary scene expanding to cities all across the US. Unlike traditional pizza crusts, which are thin and crispy, deep dish crusts are thick and flaky, almost like a pie crust. When it comes to toppings, deep dish pizza is typically loaded with cheese, sauce, and well just about anything you can imagine on a pizza.

If you’re looking to try deep dish pizza for yourself, there are plenty of places to find it in Orange County and beyond. We’ve put together a list of the top deep dish pizza places in Orange County right now, so grab a pie and enjoy. 

Rance's Chicago Pizza

That savory deep dish buttery crust will have you coming back for more. Locations in Costa Mesa and Long Beach, Rance’s is a SoCal favorite for Chicago style pizza. Sit down or take and bake your favorite pie. 


Lunita’s quickly gained popularity as a cash only, text to order, reservation only pizza pick up joint in San Juan Capistrano. Their tasty pizzas sell out days in advance so place your order early if you’re lucky enough to snag a pie.  

Steel Pan Pizza

Steel Pan specializes in Detroit style deep dish pizza. Featured pizzas like truffle mushrooms, cuppy- roni and nuts and bolts are fan favorites driving OC residents and beyond straight to their Stanton location in Rodeo 39. Started by 3 local chefs who put their hearts into using fresh ingredients to craft some pretty amazing pizza.  

Selmas Chicago Pizzeria

Selma’s Chicago Pizzeria and Taproom is an Orange County favorite with so much deep dish cheesy goodness it will have you coming back for more in no time. With locations in San Juan Capistrano, Rancho Santa Margarita and Ladera Ranch locals can’t get enough of this  pizza chain. 

Tony's Little Italy Pizza

Family owned and operated since 1978 Tony’s in a OC staple. Patrons of the location argue Tony’s is the best Pizza in all of OC, specializing in deep dish pizza and pasta.  



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