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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.

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! 

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.

This long-time Italian establishment on the northeast side of the historic Hendricks County Courthouse Square in Danville, takes pride in every dish. You’ll find every bite to be delizioso whether it’s their signature garlic rolls, pastas, calzones, tossed-by-hand pizzas or anything else on the menu. Frank’s Place  serves lunch and dinner and has a large, yet quaint dining area with vaulted ceilings that can accommodate large groups or provide the perfect couple date night experience. 

Boasting award-winning pizza creations including a gluten-free concoction, Rock Star Pizza   in Brownsburg has perfected the art of making pies. As its name would indicate, this popular hangout gives you gives its customers the rock star treatment as well as music memorabilia throughout the dining area. Try their award-winning Caribbean Twist, and you’ll never think of pizza the same way again.