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Have a Slice of Hendricks County

The Hendricks County Pizza Trail gives you a tour of Italy, close to home.

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Perillo's Pizza, Pittsboro Pizzeria, Mediterranean Pizza, So Italian! Eatery, PANS Pizza & Sweets, Randelli's Gourmet Pizza, Piezano's Pizza, Sal's Famous Pizzeria, Pizza Paradise, Amo Pizza
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Gooey cheese. Sizzling sauce. Fresh vegetables. Taste pizza at its best in Hendricks County , where locally owned, non-chain restaurants serve up Italian pies the way they were meant to be eaten.

Tucked between the antique shops in North Salem's historic district, Perillo's Pizza   gives you a true Italian experience with contemporary Italian music, wine and imported beers, and authentic limoncello and cannoli desserts. Generous slices of delicious, New York-style pizza, gourmet Italian entrees and a "ristorante" atmosphere make this the perfect choice for an upscale dining experience.

At Pittsboro Pizzeria  , dig into their Chicken, Bacon and Ranch pizza or Around the World specialty, featuring five meats and five veggies - or build your own calzone! Complete the meal with cheesy garlic bread or their fabulous Cinna-Pizza, sprinkled with cinnamon, sugar, streusel and sweet vanilla icing.

Explore an array of Mediterranean eateries in Brownsburg. At Mediterranean Pizza , an open kitchen and oven area give you a view of pizza dough and tomato and alfredo sauces being made fresh daily from scratch. Try the Mediterranean Pizza featuring a spiced shrimp topping, or go Greek with the Gyros Pizza, and finish the meal with baklava, a sweet Greek delicacy.

Discover more old world flavors at So Italian! Eatery  , featuring pizza varieties lavished with ingredients like olive oil, black olives, feta cheese, roma tomatoes and roasted red pepper. Dough and sauce made fresh daily and a special blend of mozzarella and provolone cheeses send the pizza at So Italian! over the top. Don't miss the homemade tiramisu! 

Complete your tour of Brownsburg by satisfying your sweet tooth at PANS Pizza & Sweets  . Start the meal with a hot, toasted meatball sub, a taco pizza or an Italian pie loaded with veggies. Then build your own cookie by choosing brown sugar or plain sugar dough and ingredients like Reese's Pieces, white and milk chocolate chips, walnuts, candy cane, Snickers and more - or try one of their many other sweet treats!

In Avon, roll into Randelli's Gourmet Pizza  , where a train theme - including a toy train running on a track suspended from the ceiling - keeps the kids entertained while your pizza cooks to perfection. Choose from a variety of pizza on their buffet, or munch on a crisp, thin-crust pizza made to order. For a true taste of Italy, try the Zephyr, featuring fresh mozzarella slices, basil and sundried tomatoes - yum!

Have a slice of Chicago at Piezano's Pizza   in Plainfield, where each deep dish delight is generously loaded with plenty of toppings. Savor the famous 5-Cheese Combo or a custom-made Chicago-style pie with a side of sizzling cheesy garlic bread. Not in the mood for pizza? Have a hot, fresh sandwich, like Philly Cheese Steak, Bacon Cheddar Hoagie or Super Stromboli.

Dig into gourmet Italian food at Sal's Famous Pizzeria   in Plainfield. The flavors of freshly made dough and sauce and high-quality toppings are sealed into each pizza as it's cooked Italian-style in a wood fire oven. Enjoy the rich, earthy flavor on a Neapolitan or Sicilian crust, along with a glass of fine Italian wine. In addition to pizza, choose from a full menu of authentic Italian dishes, including Linguini Tutto Mare, Pollo alla Marsala and spumoni ice cream.

Soak up the island atmosphere at Pizza Paradise   in Danville. Try Caribbean-themed pizzas like The Islander (green pepper, onions, black olives, tomatoes and mushrooms), Beachside BBQ (BBQ sauce, chicken, bacon, red onion and banana pepper), Island Hottie (pepperoni, green pepper, jalapeno and banana pepper) and Hawaiian (ham, bacon, pineapple). Or, try a delicious calzone or island sandwich with a side of fried pickle spears or volcano fries.

You'll find big flavors in the tiny town of Amo. Family-run Amo Pizza   took home the top prize in the Hendricks County 2012 Pizza Playoffs. Homemade sauce is the key ingredient in their tasty pizzas and impressive strombolis. Once you've savored the top-notch pizza, try an oven-baked sub, like Parmesan Chicken, Hoagie Steak Sub or BBQ Pork Rib.

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Perillo's Pizza
765.676.4171 | facebook.com/perillos-pizza
Pittsboro Pizzeria
317.892.3344 | pittsboropizzeria.com
Mediterranean Pizza
317.858.5888 | medipizza.com
So Italian! Eatery
317.858.4777 | soitalian.com
PANS Pizza & Sweets
317.858.7568 | pansonline.com
Randelli's Gourmet Pizza
317.272.2500 | facebook.com/RandellisGourmetPizza
Piezano's Pizza
317.839.1357 | ilovepiezanos.com
Sal's Famous Pizzeria
317.837.8800 | salsfamouspizzeria.com
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