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Buddy’s Pizza Detroit (Downtown Location)- Detroit Style Pizza

Buddy’s Pizza Detroit covered the cost of our meal in order to facilitate this article. All opinions are my own. Your experience may differ.

Buddy's Pizza Detroit

Brief History of Buddy’s Pizza Detroit

If you are a Detroit Style pizza lover, then you probably already know that Buddy’s Pizza is the birthplace of the Detroit’s original square pizza. They used a steel auto pan to create what we all know and love today, the Detroit Style Pizza. The forged-steel pans, borrowed from local auto plants, produced a very light and crisp crust.

Made in Detroit sign at Buddy's Pizza Detroit

Buddy’s Pizza Detroit (Downtown Location)

While the first Buddy’s Pizza restaurant was at Six mile and Conant street, on Detroit’s eastside, the newer Downtown location provides convenient walkable access to many downtown attractions. Whether you are headed out to the Detroit Opera House, a Sunday Kids Day baseball game at Comerica Park or even a Lion’s game at Ford Field, the Downtown Buddy’s location is a great place to catch a meal.

Buddy's Pizza Detroit

Buddy’s Pizza Menu

In addition to their legendary Detroit Style pizza, Buddy’s Pizza Detroit offers great appetizers, soups & salads, pasta and sandwiches. Not only do they offer dine in service, pizza lovers can also order for delivery and carry out. They also offer catering services. It is important to note that during special events this location offers a special condensed menu to facilitate quicker service.

Salad from Buddy's Pizza Detroit

Guests can build their own pizza, or select one of the many great combinations on the menu. Additionally, the 4-square pizza can be made with original, thin, multi-grain or gluten free crusts. With almost 30 toppings and eight cheeses, the possibilities are endless (well, not really).

Detroit Style Pizza - Greektown from Buddy's Pizza Detroit
Greektown 4-Square with feta, spinach, garlic, onions, tomatoes and fresh dill.

Downtown Detroit Location

The Downtown Detroit Buddy’s Pizza is located within the Madison Building at 1565 Broadway Street. The restaurant is located directly across the street from not only the Detroit Opera House but also Grand Circus Park. While Buddy’s is on the southeast corner of Broadway and Witherell, it is only one block east of Woodward. There is easy access to both I-75 and I-375 as well as the Lodge.

Address: 1565 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: 313-765-1500

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Buddy’s Pizza Locations

Buddy’s Pizza currently offers 17 full service locations across Michigan. Their metro Detroit locations include Auburn Hills, Dearborn, Detroit, Farmington Hills, Livonia, Novi, Plymouth, Shelby Township, Troy, Warren and Woodhaven.

If you are looking for carry-out only, then you can visit the Bloomfield Hills, Royal Oak or Grosse Pointe locations. Additionally, they are adding a Clarkston carry-out location soon.

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