If you grew up in America, then the chances are that you’ve seen or driven by a Little Caesar’s Pizza more than a few times. Maybe you’ve heard good things about them; perhaps you’ve heard the horror stories about them… Either way, the drive-thru pizza joint has been around since 1959, and they’re not going anywhere anytime soon.
So, how is Little Caesar’s Pizza?
Compared to other big-name pizza joints, Little Caesar’s definitely is not the best. On one hand, their pizzas are cheap, filling, and always hot. However, the ingredients they use are often lower-quality and the pizzas are usually dripping in grease.
As a self-professed pizza worshipper, I know my opinion may sound a bit “bougie.” However, I’m just being honest. After being asked one too many times about my opinion on Little Caesar’s I decided that it was finally time to make a post about it!
Little Caesar’s Pizza: My Honest Opinion
I’m not trying to be too harsh on Little Caesar’s, but it seems like every time I eat it, I end up feeling a little stuffed. The extra grease and the often soggy crust are definitely filling. However, if you have a sensitive stomach, then you may find that Little Caesar’s just isn’t worth the time on the toilet later on.
If I’m looking for a fast-food pizza, I’m a lot more likely to hit up Panera for one of their new flatbread pizzas. Overall, Panera uses higher-quality ingredients and their pizza just tastes a lot better.
Ultimately, the only real reason I’ll hit up a Little Caesar’s is if I need something fast and cheap. They’re kind of like the McDonald’s of pizza. It obviously can’t compare to a delicious Neapolitan-style pizza cooked in a wood-fired grill, but it gets the job done if you’re starving.
While Little Caesar’s may not be my favorite pizza joint, I have to give them a thumbs-up for their amazing prices. If you’re short on cash and you need to feed a bunch of people, the price definitely beats the cost of getting the same amount of pizza at Domino’s.
I mean, let’s be honest… Where else can you get an entire pizza for $5? Little Caesar’s also sells breadsticks, wings, hot pretzels, and even makes deep-dish pizza, all for way cheaper than you’d pay at a larger chain like Pizza Hut. This means you can pretty much buy their entire menu without breaking the bank.
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How Does Little Caesar’s Taste?
The cost of their pizza aside, though, the real reason you came here was to find out how the pizza tastes. So, being your humble servant, I just purchased myself a large [supreme pizza] from Little Caesar’s so that I could give you my honest, on-the-spot opinion. Here’s what I think.
The crust is probably my least favorite part of the pizza. I’ve had frozen pizza that has better-tasting crust. At first, it looks good. However, when I bit into it, I found it to be soggy and moist (something a crust should never be). I’m not sure whether they just soaked the pizza in oil or if it was just sitting out forever. Whatever the case, though, I ate as little of the crust as possible.
The cheese isn’t bad. While it’s no Galbani mozzarella, they still use decent mozzarella cheese. They give you a nice coating on it, so you get a nice, cheesy slice that goes great with one of their dipping sauces.
The Tomato Sauce
The tomato sauce was another disappointing feature… In fact, I recently saw a video of how their pizza sauce is made, and I’m not at all surprised about the taste. It’s watery, lacks flavor, and is probably the reason why the crust is so soggy.
So, the toppings were pretty good. As I mentioned, I got the supreme pizza, which had peppers, black olives, onions, pepperoni, and sausage. While the pepperoni and sausage were a bit overly greasy, the veggie toppings were actually quite fresh!
Is Little Caesar’s Pizza Frozen?
The disappointing taste of Little Caesar’s has led to a lot of speculation about how the pizzas are made. Most people just end up assuming that the pizzas are frozen and flash-cooked in a hot oven. After asking a few of the employees at my local Little Caesar’s, though, they all claimed that none of the pizzas were frozen.
If you’re looking for a great-tasting pizza, I would stay away from Little Caesar’s. You’re only going to be disappointed. However, if you’re having a big party and you need to buy a bunch of food for cheap, then Little Caesar’s will make sure that everybody gets fed for less than $20 with their $5 pizzas!