In The News
June 2009, Detroit Free Press
"Detroit’s Old-School Pizza: It’s Hip To Be Square."Show more.
Sept. 2009, Fox 2
Detroit’s famed Cloverleaf restaurant puts a spin on the... Show more.
original Detroit-style square deep-dish pizza created by their grandfather, Gus Guerra. Grandsons Tino & Jack Guerra make the "South of the Border" breakfast Pizza live on Fox 2 Morning News.
Sept. 2009, WJR AM
Cloverleaf Restaurant talks about breakfast and their... Show more.
Sept. 2009, Metro Times
Cloverleaf Pizza named among one of the "Slices of...Show more.
July 2010, Detroit Free Press
Cloverleaf named among Top 10 of Metro Detroit’s...Show more.
Cloverleaf Pizza Named No. 1 in the Mid-West and...Show more.
made pizza History in the process at the World Pizza Games in Las Vegas.
March 2011, Fox 2 Morning Show
Cloverleaf Bar & Restaurant in the kitchen and...Show more.
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Eastpointe’s Cloverleaf Bar & Restaurant holds the most delicious slice in Detroit pizza history – they are the home of Detroit’s ORIGINAL deep-dish pizza.
Original founders of Buddy’s Rendezvous in Detroit, Gus Guerra and his wife Anna (Passalacqua) Guerra first introduced square deep-dish pizza to Detroit in 1946. Then in 1953 the Guerra’s purchased a little place called Cloverleaf Bar in the City of East Detroit, now known as Eastpointe. As the years passed Gus and Anna’s children – the late Frank Guerra, Jack Guerra and Marie Guerra Easterby – took over running the family restaurant and keep their parents’ legacy alive by serving their famous pizza from the authentic recipe and incorporating an expanded menu of Italian and American favorites.
Take a look at Cloverleaf’s Web site, including our menu, to see everything we have to offer before you visit. Whether you dine in, carry out, host a private party at the restaurant or cater your party, the Guerra family invites you and your family and friends to enjoy Cloverleaf Pizza…because everyone deserves the original square pizza!