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Donnie's Homespun Pizza

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126 S Oakland Ave, Decatur, IL 62522-2930
+1 217-424-4344
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 01:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I appreciate the vegetarian options on the menu. I wish I knew their hummus recipe as it tastes so wonderful. I love every soup I have tried there. Unique pizza options.

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Thank Amanda V
Shelbyville
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Donnie's provides great pizza, sandwiches, calzones, and music from local talent. Wednesday is open mic night for those that want to test their talent. Come in and have a drink, listen to your favorite band or solo artist, and participate in their many special events.

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Thank ShelbyvilleGerald_E
Illinois
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a campus bar, right near Millikin. It's small but has outdoor tables as well, which are great during the summer months. It's pretty much beer and pizza, although they have some great cocktails as well. We love thin pizza, and this is our favorite in town.

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Thank aj8821
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Donnie s started off with a bang. Their pizzas are amazing--much better than the pre-made pizzas you get at other places. The hummus is fantastic. Recently, I've been a bit disappointed in the overall experience of the place. The dough roller was out of order on our last visit, so we could not order pizza or calzones. I ordered a... More 

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Thank Erin R
Decatur, Illinois
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Sicilian pizzas Very good Thin crust Added crushed red pepper Parmesan cheese Beer choices multiple College area small seating Very slow Took over an hour to get 1 pizza

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Thank tsbails1
central il
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

My original review was about the "old" Donnie's, apparently has new owners. After stopping there, and discovering that the food and service were not as good, I felt guilty about my original review. No more daily specials, some popular items not available, did not get what I had ordered, not the great service, had to listen to a young man... More 

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Thank rbsCentralIl
central il
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

We've been lunch at Donnie's for awhile now, and we love it. Great food, beer, service, and we absolutely love thin crust pizza made with fresh dough. Excellent friendly service, outstanding beer selection and nice atmosphere. You will like it I promise, although parking can sometimes be a challenge, just go around the block again.

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Thank rbsCentralIl
Illinois
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210 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016 via mobile

I was very tempted to try the deep dish, but most reviews spoke highly of the thin. I usually prefer the thin anyways and went with it. The crust is extremely thin to look at, but doesn't feel like it as you eat it. The crust provides a good bite through without being cracker like. It had the right amount... More 

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Thank birdsley14
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27 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

I had been told by a friend they had good sandwiches. I was surprised atmosphere was great. It was relaxed and the food was excellent.

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Thank telee45
Peoria, Illinois
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

Ordered many different kinds of their thin crust pizza and it always has flavor and never disappoints. They have drink specials certain days also. Last time I went had the dank veggie thin crust and was tasty as usual with a good assortment of vegetables. Right by Millikin University.

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Thank Joe J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$19
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 S Oakland Ave, Decatur, IL 62522-2930
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-424-4344

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?