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No matter where you get it from,

pizza has a way of making everything better.

Welcome to,

and today we'll be counting down our picks,

for the "Top 10 Pizza Chain Restaurants".

For this list,

we're taking a look at American restaurant franchises that are best known for their pizza,

we're ranking entries not only based on popularity,

but also the quality and taste of the pizza in question.

For the longest time you couldn't walk through a shopping mall food court,

and airport terminal,

or the streets of NewYork without encountering this familiar pizzeria.

Having filed for bankruptcy twice,

Sbarro isn't quite as widespread as it once was.

When people do come across this chain though,

they're certain to suddenly develop a craving for Italian food.

Whether you're in the mood for a traditional New York slice,

stuffed pizza or stromboli,

Sbarro remains the perfect place for a quick bite.

This hip, laid-back restaurant initially gained popularity on college campuses,

over the years however,

locations have expanded to urban areas for everyone to enjoy.

In that sense, Mellow Mushroom is kind of like the Facebook of pizza places.

In addition to having a refreshingly groovy decor,

the chain also offers a distinctive selection of sandwiches, calzones,

and of course, pizzas.

The thick savory crust brings every Mellow Mushroom pizza full circle,

complete with mouth-watering cheese and sauce.

Is there a funkier mascot out there than "Mel O. Mushroom"?

Sometimes people have a hard time deciding what toppings to put on a pizza,

if you're in the mood for a little bit of everything,

this buffet restaurant is bound to leave you satisfied.

CiCi's allows their customers to try a wide range of different pizzas,

in addition to having traditional taste,

their menu also includes adventurous items like "Mac & Cheese Pizza".

If you're more into deep dish or flat bread,

CiCi's has you covered in those departments as well,

depending on the extent of your appetite,

you'll want to grab a slice of every pizza CiCi's has on display.

With its festive Renaissance faire atmosphere,

Round Table Pizza is the ideal restaurant for families.

It's also a hot spot for birthday parties and other celebrations,

as for the pizza, it's a feast fit for a king.

From "Montague's All Meat Marvel" to "Guinevere's Garden Delight",

to "King Arthur's Supreme",

the menu has no shortage of legendary combinations,

some locations even include a buffet with plenty of cuisine to go around.

If there isn't a Round Table Pizza in your kingdom?

Embark on a delicious quest and seek out this enchanting eatery.

Papa Murphy's combines the quality of takeout pizza with the convenience of frozen pizza.

In a highly innovative set up,

the pizza is prepared at the establishment,

but the customer must bake it at home.

While that might sound like extra work,

this "Take N' Bake" system allows people to get their pizza hot and fresh out of the oven,

Papa Murphy's also lets patrons customize their pie,

whether you're in the mood for thin crust, stuff crust, or pan,

don't forget to pick up a delectable "S'Mores Pizza" for dessert.

California doesn't get as much credit for their pizza as New York or Chicago.

However you can always rely on CPK to deliver a flavorful personal pie,

be crispy thin crust or hand-tossed,

naturally specializing in California style pizza,

this restaurant change serves up a variety of unique inventive dishes.

While we're not sure, if their original BBQ chicken pizza is actually...

the "original BBQ chicken pizza"?

It is scrumptious as everything else on their lengthy menu,

as far as casual dining experiences go,

California Pizza Kitchen is as classy as it gets.

Julius Caesar once famously said,

"I came, I saw, I conquered."

A competitive eater would likely say the same thing,

if they downed a bacon-wrapped deep dish pizza from Little Caesars.

Known for their hot and ready products,

this successful pizza franchise offers speedy service and cheap prices,

on top of that, it was one of the first pizza chains to include a drive-through window,

and to be featured in stadium.

Most importantly,

their pizza and Crazy Bread are simply irresistible.

What else can be said except,

"Pizza! Pizza!"

How can you go wrong with a pizza endorsed by the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles?

Domino's has been an iconic piece of chain for decades,

but it's undergone some major changes in the past few years,

approaching its 50th anniversary,

the company decided to reinvent their pizza recipe to appease customers.

If you ask most pizza munchers,

Domino's has changed for the better with zestier sauce,

richer crust, and more flavorful cheese,

even if you're nostalgic for the old recipe,

Domino's pizza is sure to tickle your tastebuds.

That is, unless the Noid ruins it.

"Better ingredients,

better pizza."

Papa John's has always lived by that motto,

delivering one of the most explosively delicious pizzas in the fast food industry.

Complete with succulent cheese and heavenly crust,

every slice of Papa John's pizza tastes like a Super Bowl party in your mouth.

Speaking of football,

the company has notably become the official pizza of the the NFL,

even picking up Peyton Manning as a spokesperson.

Despite starting off in the broom closet of his father's tavern,

John Schnatter is creation has truly grown into a pizza phenomenon.

Before we chow down on our top pick,

here are a few honorable mentions.

It's hard to beat a pie from Pizza Hut,

sure, it might not seem glamorous or fancy,

but pizza lovers can't help but get excited every time they see that red roof.

Aside from its juicy cheese and savory sauce,

Pizza Hut primarily stands out thanks to its crust,

their stuffed crust in particular may even have you eating your pizza backwards.

The very definition of comfort food,

it's not at all surprising, that Pizza Hut is still the top pizza retailer in the world.

By the way,

are we the only ones that really miss those "Pizza Head" commercials?

Do you agree with our list?

What's your favorite pizza chain?

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