National Deep Dish Pizza Day

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Raise a slice to the day that celebrates the cheesy, tomato-ey, deep-dished wonder that is pizza! National Deep Dish Pizza Day is the day when we all take an extra minute—or an extra slice—to appreciate the deliciousness of a pizza with more 'zza to love, and we're here to guide you through its Internet history.

When is Deep Dish Pizza Day?

It's national deep dish pizza day on the 5th April.

A Slice of Internet History

With 4019 mentions online tracked on our website, National Deep Dish Pizza Day has certainly made a 'deep' impact in the virtual world. The pinnacle of its popularity, however, seems to have been on Apr 5, 2016, when our website detected more mentions than on any other day. Whether that particular day was just exceptionally pepperoni-friendly, or people were united for the love of deep-dish pizzas, we may never know. But one thing is clear: the Internet seems to savor this day as much as a hot, gooey slice of deep-dish pizza.

Why Do We Love Deep Dish Pizza Day

Why not is the real question! What’s not to love about a holiday that brings together the world for the love of dough, cheese, sauce, and an array of toppings. The thickness of its crust makes it a passion of its own, not merely another pizza variety.

Celebrating National Deep Dish Pizza Day

When this day comes around, just remember it gives you every excuse to indulge. And if you're looking for ideas, there's always the classic way – eating a deep-dish pizza with your family or friends. Some culinary adventurers take the opportunity to try making their own at home. Others may engage in social media campaigns or contests, sharing their favorite deep dish photos or recipes.

Did you know?

Did you know that the origins of deep-dish pizza can be traced back to 1943, in Chicago, USA? It was created by pizza entrepreneurs Ike Sewell and Ric Riccardo with the idea of crafting a meal in the true sense of the word, rather than just another snack.


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First identified

5th April 2015

Most mentioned on

5th April 2016

Total mentions


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