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Gino's East

#134 of 7,682 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Magnificent Mile
As featured in Best Food in Chicago
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162 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2916
312-988-4200
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00:00 - 23:59
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Wed 00:00 - 23:59
Thu 09:00 - 23:00
Fri - Mon 00:00 - 23:59
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Kimberly, Wisconsin
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great Pizza, Great atmosphere. Friendly service. If you like Chicago style pizza instead of that New York style stuff you need to go here. You don't "fold" pizza!!!

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Thank s1581tsl
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The crust was incredible and flaky like a pie should have in it. The toppings were fresh and service was good. Waiting for Chicago deep dish pizza is tough but worth it. It usually takes 45 to cook so plan accordingly and be prepared to be patient.

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Thank Cheri Miller H
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went to Lou Malnati's on our first night in Chicago and then Gino's on our second. We preferred Gino's. Even though it took an hour for the deep dish pizza to cook, it was worth it. We sat at the bar and had some drinks while watching basketball. Bartenders were friendly and helpful. Be prepared to wait a while... More 

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Thank Christina F
Acworth, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove to see family in Indiana then took the train to Chi to eat at Gino's. I had never been and was excited to try the famous pie. We had a app of their Cheesy Pizza Bread and calamari. The bread was excellent and warm and so cheesy. The calamari was very good crisp and cooked just right. Of... More 

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Thank Tom_PGR
Charlotte, North Carolina
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275 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 446 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of business colleagues visited Gino’s East while staying at the hotel next door. Not being from Chicago, I was unsure what to expect. Long story short, after a 30 minute wait (all pies are baked from scratch, they say), I received a flavorful, hot, deep dish pizza loaded with spices and topped with a jalapeno, just as I'd... More 

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Thank Louis59
memphis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their pizza is so good but plan an hour for a deep dish to cook and don't fill up on appetizers in the meantime.

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Thank stenatnic
Bloomington, Illinois
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered a deep dish beef brisket pizza. After waiting the 45 for baking, it arrived without the beef on it. We called it to our servers attention, who got the manager. The manager offered to get another for us, but we had theater tickets and no time to wait. As we were paying the manager brought a plate with... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After hearing so much hype about Chicago deep dish pizza, we were so excited to try it, but left the restaurant so disappointed by the experience. First of all, to minimize the crowds in the restaurant, be aware that they require everyone to line up outside and only allow a few groups into the restaurant at a time, which may... More 

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Thank cmolnar17
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is hands down our favorite pizza place. The crust is buttery and flaky. The sauce is thick and full of flavor. You can't go wrong with deep dish or thin crust. When friends visit from out of town, they always want to come here. We are happy to oblige!

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Thank _chrissanchez96
New Lenox, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch there and by the time we were leaving there was a huge line to get in and I assume is just for the novelty factor. Our lunch was good, but I don't think it merits the wait. The pizza was good - love the crust, and we had a harvest salad which was also good.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
09:00 - 23:00
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2916
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: 312-988-4200

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Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale. Some of the city’s most iconic buildings like the Wrigley Building, John Hancock Center and other architectural marvels define the magnificence of this neighborhood.
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