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The 6 Cheapest Pizza Chains (With Price Chart)

I’ve been on a mission to find the cheapest pizza deal in every possible way, and I’ve had my fair share of bad experiences along the way. So, I challenged myself and filled my cart with wings, pizza, and soda from different pizza franchise restaurants offering incredible deals. Today, I share the prices of the six cheapest pizza chains and what their menus offer, from pizza sizes, to desserts, and sides so you can get your dollar’s worth. 

Here’s a list of 6 of the cheapest pizza chains:

  1. Little Caesars 
  2. Cici’s 
  3. Hungry Howies
  4. Papa John’s
  5. Papa Murphys’
  6. Marco’s 
Little CaesarsCici’sHungry Howie’sPapa John’sPapa Murphy’sMarco’s 
Pizza(Small)$6.49$6.99$6.99$7.99$ 12.00$13.99
Pizza (Large)$8.49$10.99$10.00$14.99$14.00$20.99
Soft Drinks$2.50$1.99$2.59$3.25$2.50$3.69
Bread Sticks$5.69$5.49$4.99$6.49$4.00$6.99
Wings$8.98 (Roasted)$4.99  (Buffalo Wings) $8.99$7.99Not included$8.99

1. Little Caesars

Little Caesars Pizza Franchise

Little Caesars Pizza is an international franchise chain specializing in pizzas, and it wins the top spot for the cheapest pizza across the board. It has become one of the largest pizza chains worldwide because of its great prices and decent pizzas.

You can get your favorite Little Caesars Pizza dishes delivered to your home with the help of Grubhub! The minimum order amount for Little Caesars Pizza delivery is $15. Grubhub will charge you a delivery fee of $0.99 to $2.99. You will never run out of options with various pizza flavors. Here is a list of their pizza flavors, sides, and combos.

Pizza Flavors

  • Hala Hawaiian
  • Veggie
  • Extramost Bestest Pepperoni
  • Three Meat Treat
  • Supreme
  • Create-Your-Own 1 Topping Base

Specialty Pizzas (Deep! Deep! Dish) Start From $12.59

  • Create your own 
  • Veggie
  • 3 Meat Treat
  • Ultimate Supreme
  • Deep Dish


  • LUNCH Combo: $7.49

Extras/Sides From $0.94

  • Caesar Dip Buffalo Ranch
  • Caesar Dip Buttery Garlic
  • Caesar Dip Cheesy Jalapeno
  • Caesar Dip Ranch
  • Italian Cheese Bread

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2. Cici’s

Several Pizza Options on a Buffet

CiCi’s pizza is an affordable pizza buffet option for families. The chain also offers a kid’s eat-free promotion, so you can get a lot of bang for your buck if you have a big family to feed. In some states, such as Ohio and Texas, CiCi’s offers a senior discount on buffet meals. 

They are limited in their salad offerings, and their menu only has a crispy salad. In addition to their pizzas, they offer flatbreads and desserts. Here are the details of their pizza flavors, flatbreads, desserts, and sides:

Pizza Flavors

  • Hawaiian
  • Spinach Alfredo
  • Buffalo Chicken
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Alfredo
  • Classic Chicken
  • Pepperoni 
  • Zesty Ham and Cheddar
  • Veggie
  • Zesty Veggie

Flatbreads Starting From $6.99

  • Hawaiian
  • Create-Your-own Flatbread
  • Cheese Flatbread
  • Spinach Alfredo
  • Buffalo Chicken
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Alfredo
  • Classic Chicken
  • Pepperoni 
  • Zesty Ham and Cheddar
  • Veggie
  • Zesty Veggie

Cici’s Desserts All Cost $5.29, and They Include the Following

  • Chocolate fudge (16pcs)
  • Cinnamon Rolls (20pcs)
  • Apple Pie (14pcs)
  • Banana Pizza (14pcs)

Value Packs Which Are Priced From $21.99, and They Include:

  • Burgers & Sandwiches Combo Meals
  • Hamburger Combo Meal
  • Hamburger Double Combo Meal 
  • Cheeseburger Combo
  • Double Cheeseburger Combo Meal 

3. Hungry Howies

Hungry Howies Pizza Franchise

Hungry Howies is the 11th-largest pizza chain in the United States. I love that it offers fresh-fired dough made in-house, delicious toppings, and a menu that features flavored crust pizzas such as Buffalo Chicken, Ranch, and Butter Cheese. They also feature some fantastic calzones and unique breads and salads.

Unfortunately, if you have a sweet tooth, Howies only offers one dessert – the Howie cookie. The Hungry Howies pizza flavor list includes sides, desserts, and calzones.

Pizza Flavors

  • Chicken Bacon Ranch
  • Howie Special
  • Works
  • BBQ Chicken
  • Buffalo Chicken
  • Asian Chicken
  • Meat-Eaters
  • Howie Maui
  • Bacon Cheddar Burger
  • 3 Cheese Pepperoni Pleaser

Calzones Price Starts From $4.99 and Includes the Following Flavors 

  • Customize Steak, Cheese, and Mushroom
  • Italian
  • Ham and Cheese
  • Turkey Club
  • Chicken Bacon Ranch
  • Pizza Deluxe
  • Meatball
  • Veggie

Howie Bread, Starting From $3.99, Includes These Flavors

  • Three cheese
  • Pepperoni stuffed
  • Bacon stuffed
  • Jalapeno stuffed
  • Asiago
  • Cajun
  • Cinnamon

Rolls Range From $3.50 to $3.99

  • Chicken
  • Pepperoni
  • Steak

Extras Start From $0.50

  • Dipping Sauce
  • Garlic, BBQ, and Buffalo Sauce cup
  • Side Anchovy
  • Side Pineapple
  • Black or Green Olives
  • Mild Peppers
  • Dressing Packets; Greek, Caesar, Ranch, and Honey packets
  • Parmesan 

Howies Salads Start From $5.99, and They Include

  • Antipasto
  • Greek
  • Garden
  • Chicken Asiago


  • Howie Cookie-$5.99 

Pro Tip: Hungry Howie’s does not accept orders through Grubhub for delivery, but you can place your order through Ubereats and Doordash.

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4. Papa John’s

Papa Johns Pizza Franchise

Papa John’s mission statement is to be the leading international pizza restaurant chain by providing quality fresh ingredients and superior customer experience to deliver the best-tasting pizzas in the world. 

For the most part, they have succeeded, and they offer pizza that is both affordable and absolutely delicious. 

The menu at Papa John’s features more than just pizza. Customers can also order wings, breadsticks, cheese sticks, and desserts such as chocolate chip cookies or brownies. If you want to get an idea of their pizza flavors, desserts, and sides before visiting their restaurant, here are the details:

Pizza Flavors

  • Create Your Own
  • Extra Cheesy Alfredo
  • Meatball Pepperoni
  • Garden Fresh
  • Hawaiian BBQ Chicken
  • The Works
  • The Meats
  • Fresh Spinach and Tomato Alfredo
  • Tuscan Six Cheese
  • Philly Cheesesteak
  • BBQ Chicken Bacon
  • Fiery Buffalo Chicken
  • Pepperoni, Sausage, and Six-cheese
  • Ultimate Pepperoni
  • Super Hawaiian
  • Zesty Italian Trio

Their Extras Start From $5.00, and They Include

  • Pepperoni
  • Jalapeno Peppers
  • Parmesan Cheese
  • Special Seasoning
  • Banana Peppers
  • Anchovies

Sides Starting From $5.00

  • Rolls
  • Cheesesticks
  • Chicken Peppers
  • Knots

Dessert Starting From $6.00

  • Cinnamon Knots
  • Double Choc Chip Brownie
  • Cinnapie
  • Family Chocolate Chip Cookie
  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Icing

5. Papa Murphy’s

Papa Murphys Pizza Franchise

Papa Murphy’s is a take-and-bake pizza company. It specializes in fresh, handmade pizzas ready for customers to bake at home. I was disappointed when I realized that their menu does not include wings. 

However, their new menu has more choices, fresh sides, and desserts, which makes up for their lack of wings. The exciting part is they offer a gluten-free option for their pizza crusts. Here’s a list of their pizza flavors, sides, and desserts.

Pizza Flavors

  • Pepperoni
  • Hawaiian
  • The Papa’s Perfect Pizza
  • Cheese
  • Pepperoni and Ground Sausage
  • Chicken Bacon Mediterranean
  • Gourmet Vegetarian
  • Thai Chicken

Signature Pizza Flavors, Prices Range $14.00

  • Cowboy
  • Papa’s Favorite
  • Murphy’s Combo
  • Chicken Garlic
  • Papa’s All Meat
  • Classic Italian

Salads Starting From $4.00

  • Buffalo Ranch Chicken Salad
  • Garden Salad
  • Chicken Caesar Salad
  • Club Salad

Sides Starting From $4.00

  • Mini Murph Cheese
  • Mini Murph Pepperoni
  • Scratch-made 5-Cheese Bread

Desserts Starting From $4.00

  • Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
  • Cinnamon Wheel
  • S’mores Bars

6. Marco’s

Marcos Pizza Franchise

Marco’s Pizza is an American restaurant chain specializing in Italian-American cuisine. The company offers pizzas (which include a gluten-free crust), salads, a build-your-pizza bowl, subs, and beverages. 

Ordering online is available for most locations. You can place your order for delivery through Doordash, Grubhub, or Ubereats.

Here is a complete list of their menu offering, including pizza flavors, subs, and desserts.

Specialty Pizza Flavors Start From $13.99

  • Deluxe
  • White Cheezy
  • All Meat
  • Hawaiian Chicken
  • Chicken Fresco
  • Garden
  • Pepperoni Magnifico
  • The Big Cheese
  • BarBQ Chicken
  • Build Your Own Pizza Bowl- $10.99

Subs Range From $3.99 With the Following Options

  • Chicken Club
  • Veggie
  • Italiano
  • Steak and Cheese
  • Meatball
  • Ham and Cheese

Salads $5.99

  • Regular Garden
  • Family Antipasto
  • Chicken Caesar
  • Italian Chef
  • Greek

Desserts Starting From $5.99 Include

  • Cinnasquares
  • Double Chocolate Brownie

Sides Start From $5.99 and Have the Following Flavors

  • Meatball Bake
  • Cheezy Bread

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