The USDA Estimates 13% Of Americans Eat Pizza Every Day (+28 More Fun Facts)

National Pizza Day on February 9th celebrates one of America’s all-time favorite foods. Whether it is thin crust, Chicago-style, deep dish or anything in between, pizza is an American favorite.
Pepperoni is the most popular pizza at 36% of all pies ordered.
Over 3 billion pizzas are sold in the USA each year.  Add another 1 billion on frozen pizzas
There are 70,000 pizzerias in the U.S. — over 17% of all restaurants.
 Antica Pizzeria, the first Pizzeria, opened in Naples, Italy, in 1738.
 Gennaro Lombardi, the first Pizzeria in the United States, opened in 1895 in New York City.