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Olive Theory

1400 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1031
+1 630-519-5152
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“calzone” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
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Pizza, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1400 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1031
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Olive theory is my families’ #1 go to for a fairly priced and mouth watering thin crust pizza. The pizzas fill up one to two people depending on how hungry you are, and the fact that you can choose unlimited fresh ingredients for no charge...More

Thank SynergyBlue34
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Just great custom pizza. Garlic pesto base with chicken, bacon, and all sorts of toppings for me - I'm getting hungry as o type this. And I always have a couple slices left for later (yes, it's also good cold). Will continue visiting as long...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We just tried this relatively new place for lunch. It uses the model of build it the way you want it. Allegedly you could order everyone of the pizza toppings for the same price. I picked six and the price did not change. Excellent crust....More

Thank John D
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This is not my first rodeo when it comes to quick choose and bake pizza! Olive Theory does it right! Great dough, good sauce and flavors! I disagree with this being the Subway of pizza. This is quality!

Thank Pixotrips
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Perfectly sized personal pizzas with as much or as little toppings as you would like. My friends and family have much different tastes for pizza toppings, for only $7.99 each everyone can get everything they want. They are cooked in a wood fire oven and...More

Thank Maggie0427
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This is the 2nd time I've eaten here. Live the pizza, great price for pizza. They have delicious cookies. They also serve sandwiches and salads but haven't tried those.

Thank chsail
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Visited with family (wife and I +3 kids) 2 good size custom pizza, large salad and drink for $27, didnt even use coupon got on web (could have had 2nd pizza for 1/2). Service really good, food fresh. Loved balsamic vinegar dressing with salad, fresh...More

2  Thank Steve-Chicago34
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Just happened to look up restaurants near my work and Olive Theory came up. My co-workers and I decided to try it. My pizza was great! The only complaint is that the fire grill they use to cook the pizzas is very small and it...More

Thank Nicole Q
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was able to take our order, make and bake our pizza, and get it on our table in the shortest amount of time I have ever experienced. If you don't enjoy dining out you can pick up and take home or get it...More

Thank Nubcake
Reviewed 5 January 2017

One of our favorite restaurants for pizza. You create your own individual pizza. You can pick crust, sauce, and many different toppings. All for the same price no matter how many toppings you choose. Many choices to choose from. Many of these pizza places charge...More

Thank tnt03
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1031
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-519-5152
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