Buddy's Pizza

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Buddy's Pizza
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Buddy's Pizza in Livonia
Restaurant information
Established1946 (1946)
Street address17125 Conant Street
CityDetroit
StateMichigan
Postal/ZIP Code48212
CountryUnited States
Other locations
  • Ann Arbor
  • Auburn Hills
  • Bloomfield Hills
  • Dearborn
  • Farmington Hills
  • Grosse Pointe
  • Livonia
  • Novi
  • Royal Oak
  • Shelby Township
  • Warren
  • Kentwood
WebsiteBuddysPizza.com

Buddy's Pizza is an independent pizza restaurant chain based in Detroit, Michigan. Founded in 1946, the company has an annual revenue of US $30 million. The chain's eleven restaurants have a total of 700 employees.[1] Buddy's has been called one of the five best pizzerias in the United States by the Food Network.[2] They have bocce ball league play every Saturday morning at their original location on Conant St.

Cuisine[edit]

The restaurant serves Detroit-style pizza baked in cast-iron pans. In addition to pizza, Buddy's serves sandwiches, soups, pastas, salads and chicken tenders.

History[edit]

As of 2009, the restaurant chain is owned by Robert Jacobs, the son of founders Billy and Shirlee Jacobs.

Locations[edit]

The original location is still in business at 17125 Conant Street in Detroit. The restaurant opened up new locations across metro Detroit and currently has eleven restaurants.[3] The additional locations are Auburn Hills, Bloomfield Hills, Dearborn, Farmington Hills, Grosse Pointe, Livonia, Novi, Royal Oak, Shelby Township and Warren.[4] On April 16 2019, Buddy's Pizza opened a new location in Kentwood. This is the first Buddy's restaurant to be located outside of Southeastern Michigan.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buddy's now offers e-mail on the side". The Detroit News. January 1, 2006. Retrieved March 29, 2009.
  2. ^ "Detroit's Buddy's Pizza turns 60". Pizza Marketplace. August 8, 2006. Retrieved March 29, 2009.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Paying More Dough For Rising Pizza Costs". CBS News. February 29, 2008. Retrieved March 29, 2009.
  4. ^ "Locations". BuddysPizza.com. Retrieved December 20, 2015.

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 42°25′08.3″N 83°03′50.7″W / 42.418972°N 83.064083°W / 42.418972; -83.064083