Fricano’s pizza remains the original and most famous pizza and pizzeria in Michigan. In 1949 the late Cosimo (Gus) Fricano, founded what is believed to be the first pizzeria in Michigan, Fricano’s Pizza Tavern, in Grand Haven with the original thin crust pizza pie. What started as an old boarding house in the late 1800’s became the first restaurant to serve pizza in the entire state with the original crust pizza pie.
Voted “Best Pizza in Michigan” in a 2011 Pure Michigan poll. Officially inducted member of PMQ Pizza Magazine’s Pizza Hall of Fame. The Crown Jewel of pizza parlors that is a landmark that brought pizza to Michigan in 1949!
HoursMonday to Saturday: 4:45pm - 10pm