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These Are Most Popular Pizza Chains in Every State

You can also see some local favorites.

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Every state, every city has its favorite local pizza shop. If you're fortunate, maybe your locale even has its own beloved style of pizza.

That's probably not going to be represented by your local Pizza Hut or Little Caesars. Nonetheless, Google says that not every state has the same big pizza chain, even if there are two that are clearly dominating across the country. The search giant shared data with Thrillist that highlights the most-searched big chain in every US state, as well as a favorite local shop or regional chain in most states.

The data was pulled from Google Maps throughout 2020, which was a weird year, and we all maybe ate delivery a little more often than we're used to.

You can see the results of that data below, where you're going to find a whole lot of Pizza Hut and Domino's. Though, Pizza Hut trailed its competitor's top-rank in 31 states, according to Google. Jet's Pizza also snuck in there as the top pick in Michigan. Surprisingly, Papa John's was only sitting atop the pile in one state as well.

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Here's a breakdown of the most searched pizza shop and the local favorites in each state, according to Google. 

Alabama

  • Most searched: Pizza Hut
  • Local favorites: Marco‚Äôs Pizza
Alaska
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut
  • Local favorites: Great Alaska Pizza Co. 
Arizona
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Barro‚Äôs Pizza, Oregano‚Äôs Pizza, Rosati‚Äôs Pizza 
Arkansas
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
California
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Pizza My Heart, Tony‚Äôs Pizza Napoletana, Pizza Port 
Colorado
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Blue Pan Pizza, Blackjack Pizza, Sexy Pizza
Connecticut
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Sally‚Äôs Apizza, Modern Apizza, Mystic Pizza 
Delaware
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Grotto Pizza
Florida
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Five Star Pizza, Eddie and Sam‚Äôs N.Y.Pizza, Socio‚Äôs Pizza & Pasta
Georgia
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Marco‚Äôs Pizza, Fellini‚Äôs Pizza, Johnny‚Äôs New York Style Pizza
Hawaii
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
Idaho
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorite: Idaho Pizza Company 
Illinois
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Pequod‚Äôs Pizza, Rosati‚Äôs Pizza
Indiana
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Pizza King 
Iowa
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Pizza Ranch
Kansas
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Minsky‚Äôs Pizza, Toppers Pizza 
Kentucky
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Miguels Pizza, Donatos Pizza, Jet‚Äôs Pizza  
Louisiana
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Johnny‚Äôs Pizza House, Pizza Delicious
Maine
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
Maryland
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Ledo pizza, &pizza, Pizza Boli‚Äôs 
Massachusetts
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Rehoboth House of Pizza, Prattville Pizza & Grill, Town Spa Pizza 
Michigan
  • Most searched: Jet‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Happy‚Äôs Pizza, Buddy‚Äôs Pizza 
Minnesota
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Pizza Luce, Punch Pizza, Davanni‚Äôs Pizza & Hot Hoagies
Mississippi
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
Missouri
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Imo‚Äôs pizza, Minsky‚Äôs Pizza
Montana
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
Nebraska
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
Nevada
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
New Hampshire
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
New Jersey
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Joe‚Äôs Pizza, Conte‚Äôs Pizza, Anthony‚Äôs Coal Fired Pizza 
New Mexico
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Pizza 9, Dion‚Äôs Pizza 
New York
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Joe‚Äôs Pizza, Uncle Mike‚Äôs Hometown Pizza, Scarr‚Äôs Pizza 
North Carolina
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Trophy Brewing & Pizza, Hawthorne‚Äôs New York Pizza and Bar
North Dakota
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
Ohio
  • Most searched: Papa John‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Donatos Pizza, Marco‚Äôs Pizza, Jet‚Äôs Pizza, Dewey‚Äôs Pizza
Oklahoma
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Hideaway Pizza Marco‚Äôs Pizza, All American Pizza 
Oregon
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Mod Pizza, Pizzicato Pizza, Apizza Scholls
Pennsylvania
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Little Sicily Pizza, Beto‚Äôs Pizza
Rhode Island
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorite: Kingston Pizza 
South Carolina
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Marco‚Äôs Pizza
South Dakota
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
Tennessee
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Jet‚Äôs Pizza, Marco‚Äôs Pizza, Five Points Pizza East
Texas
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Home Slice Pizza, Pinthouse Pizza, Pizza Patron 
Utah
  • Most searched: Pizza Hut 
  • Local favorites: Marco‚Äôs Pizza, Blaze Pizza, Pizza Pie Cafe  
Vermont
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
Virginia
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: &pizza, Ledo Pizza, Marco‚Äôs Pizza  
Washington
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: Pagliacci Pizza, Round Table Pizza, Zeeks Pizza 
West Virginia
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza 
  • Local favorites: &pizza, Ledo Pizza, Marco‚Äôs Pizza 
Wisconsin
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza
  • Local favorites: Pizza Ranch, Rocky Rococo Pizza, Ian‚Äôs Pizza 
Wyoming
  • Most searched: Domino‚Äôs Pizza

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