The Most Popular Pizza Toppings In America

America's dedication to pepperoni remains steadfast.

You may never know true conflict with your friends until it’s time to split a pizza order with them.

One friend always requests either “everything” or “meat lovers,” but another hates olives and is vegetarian. A different friend wants garlic and jalapenos, but someone else has an ulcer and needs something mild.

If your friends ever accuse you of making an odd topping request, there’s only one way to find out if you’re truly annoying: See if your preference is aligned with the rest of America’s taste in pizza toppings.

Online food delivery service Caviar has provided data on the most popular pizza toppings on its platform over the past four months, from more than 20 cities across the United States.

Cheese and tomato ranked at the top of Caviar’s data, but those have been eliminated from our list of toppings because Caviar’s definition of cheese doesn’t refer to “extra cheese” and its definition of tomato also applies to orders that included tomato sauce.

Those two ingredients aside, Caviar’s data says these are the eight most popular pizza toppings:

  1. Pepperoni

  2. Sausage

  3. Garlic

  4. Olives

  5. Mushrooms

  6. Onions

  7. Chicken

  8. Oregano

That data slightly differs from a 2013 Foodler study that revealed the following ranking:

  1. Pepperoni

  2. Mushrooms

  3. Onions

  4. Sausage

  5. Bacon

  6. Extra cheese

  7. Black olives

  8. Green peppers

  9. Pineapple

  10. Spinach

Clearly, America’s dedication to pepperoni remains steadfast.

If you and your friends can’t all agree on a topping, make your own damn pizza with one of the recipes below.

White Pizza With Spinach And Bacon
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Pesto Pizza With Fresh Tomatoes And Mozzarella
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Cheesy Fontina Caramelized Onion, Chorizo, Spinach And Artichoke Pizza
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Buffalo Chicken Pizza
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Meat Lovers Pizza
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Mushroom, Asparagus And White Burrata Cheese Pizza With Balsamic Drizzle
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Spinach And Ricotta Pizza
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BBQ Brussels Sprout Pizza
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Chicken Tzatziki Pizza
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Pizza Sorrentina
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Chipotle Cajun Shrimp And Guacamole Pizza
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Marinated Kale And Whipped Ricotta Pizza
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Maple Apples, Blue Cheese And Bacon Pizza
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Sun-Dried Tomato And Olive Pesto Pizza With Salami
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Cast Iron Skillet Brussels Sprouts Bacon Pizza
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Toasted Walnut Pesto And Caramelized Nectarine Pizza
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Pizza Margherita
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Meyer Lemon Pizza
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Sweet ‘n’ Spicy Roasted Butternut Squash Pizza
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Berry With Arugula And Prosciutto Pizza
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Burrata Caramelized Onion And Prosciutto Pizza
Bacon, Egg And Asparagus Personal Pizzas
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Red Potato, Sausage And Rosemary Fontina Pizza
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Pulled Pork Pizza With Maple Leeks, Roasted Garlic And Aged Cheddar
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Chipotle BBQ And Sweet Chili Pineapple
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Spinach Artichoke Chicken Pizza
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Crispy Shredded Sprouts And Cider Short Rib Pizza
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Thin Crust Pizza
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Butternut Squash, Sage Pesto And Prosciutto Pizza
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Breakfast Pizza