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UPDATED: Where to Get a Heart-Shaped Pizza in Naperville Area

Valentine's Day is Friday and love is in the air. What better way to show you care than with a delicious heart-shaped pizza from one of these local restaurants.

Do you know of another local restaurant offering heart-shaped pizzas this Valentine's Day? Let us — and your neighbors know — by commenting below. 
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Who knew love could taste this good? 

Restaurants and pizza places throughout the Naperville area will be serving up and delivering heart-shapped pizzas this Valentine's Day. 

If low-key and laid-back is your Valentine's Day-style, check out one of these local businesses for your heart-shaped pizza: 
  • Uncle Pete's Pizza Shop, 815 N. Washington St. in Naperville, has heart-shaped pizzas available this Valentine's Day and over the weekend. Ask for the heart-shaped pizza when ordering, according to Pete's Facebook page. The phone number is (630) 357-5111. 
  • Francesca's Restaurants are serving heart-shaped pizzas. The restaurant has two locations in Naperville: 18 W. Jefferson Ave., 630-961-2706; and 3124 South Route 59, 630-946-0600. 
  • Old Town Pizza Co., 959 Artesian, Suite 167, in Naperville, has all-day delivery of heart-shaped pizzas on Valentine's Day for $12.95, according to Old Town's Facebook page. The phone number is 630-922-4600. 
  • Amato's Pizza & More, 3150 N. Aurora Road in Aurora, is taking orders for its heart-shapped pizzas. Call (630) 236-0055 to order. 
  • Lou Malnati's will serve heart-shaped pizzas at any of its 37 pizzerias this Valentine’s Day.  Each pizza is 9 inches. The Naperville Lou Malnati's is located at 131 West Jefferson Avenue and the phone number is (630) 717-0700. Lou Malnati's is open from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m. on Friday. 
  • Giordano's will have heart-shaped pizzas available in restaurants Feb. 13 to 16, according to Giordano's website. Heart-shaped pizzas can also be shipped nationwide. There is a Giordano's at 119 S Main St. in Naperville and the phone number is (630) 428-2111. There is also a Giordano's at 3224 S. Route 59 #120 in Naperville and the phone number is (630) 904-9800. 
  • Branconis, 4003 Plainfield Naperville Road in Naperville, IL 60564, 630) 369-4922, has heart-shaped pizzas, according to a Naperville Patch Facebook user who shared a photo of her heart-shaped pizza with Patch this past week. 
  • Vita Bella, 12443 S. Rt. 59 in Plainfield, offers delivery to Naperville and will have heart-shaped pizzas available for Valentine's Day, according to Vita Bella Pizza's Facebook page. Pizzas can be pre-ordered: 815-369-3939. 

Make Your Own Heart-Shaped Pizza At Home

Recipe Posted by PartyStyle Box on Greenwich Patch in New Canaan, Conn. 

Should you choose to make it for Valentine's Day or any other day, here is the easy recipe:

Ready made dough makes this recipe come together in no time. You can go the more healthier route too and get whole wheat dough.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 loaf of ready made bread dough
  • 1 cup pizza sauce (prepared or your own homemade)
  • 8 oz. fresh mozzarella cheese, shredded
  • 18-20 slices of pepperoni
Preparation:

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.

  • If using a pizza stone or cast iron pizza pan, sprinkle with cornmeal. If using a cookie sheet or metal pizza pan, grease with olive oil, then sprinkle with cornmeal.

  • Remove dough from refrigerator and stretch or roll out to a thickness of 1/2-inch. Shape into a heart. You can use a cutter to create this shape. Prick several places with a fork.

  • Bake in preheated oven 10 minutes.

  • Remove from oven and top with pizza sauce, leaving a 1-inch border all the way around.

  • Sprinkle cheese over sauce.

  • Outline with pepperoni in a heart shape.

  • Bake another 10-20 minutes until pizza is golden and bubbly.

  • Kimberli Warren-Bus February 13, 2014 at 04:01 PM
    Don't forget Pieroni's at 87th and Modaff!!!
    Eriona Feka February 14, 2014 at 12:09 PM
    Adamo's Pizza at 1550 N Route 59, Naperville, IL 60563 630-369-8600 has a large 1 topping heart shaped pizza special this Valentine's Day only.

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