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Joe Gallina's Pizza & Restaurant

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432 East Monroe Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1411
+1 217-522-5271
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Springfield, Illinois
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have went there twice in the past month with a large group, we are always able to get right in, seated and served. Their pizza is phenomenal! Definitely one of the best pizza places in Springfield. Highly recommend a visit there!

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Thank Brenda R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Springfield and wanted to find a restaurant but nothing took our fancy. Found this place and what a find. Busy busy as it was a Friday night. Without doubt, the best pizza we've ever had and we've had them in Rome, Milan, Venice and New York and Chicago. Owner is 100% efficient in service and definitely worth trying... More 

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Thank HappyCouple2014
Springfield, Illinois
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The place may not look like much but food is very good. I would go here anytime. Pizza is unique. Sauce is a little different. Sausage on pizza is great. The dinners are very good. Stuffed shells are awesome. Meatball sandwich is great. I really like this place. Family owned and run for years. Use to go here all the... More 

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Martinton
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great food and at a good price!! I'm glad I tried it. Going there again tonight!! Nothing fancy, just got food and conversation!

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Thank Mike M
smalltown, IL
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were in town for a hockey tournament. We decided to stroll downtown Springfield. Since we had no idea where to eat, we asked a local. He recommended this place. The meatball sub is awesome! Friendly staff and lots of great choices on the menu. Nothing fancy, but we thought the atmosphere was very charming. Lots of... More 

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Thank dachshundmama
Springfield, Illinois
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

Someone used my name & wrote a horrible review about Gallina's & that's not cool the staff is very friendly, they really go out of the way for their customers. Joe the dad is a real sweetheart, Joe the son is my best friend & the mother Rosa is the kindest person you ever want to meet.

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Thank Tracey G
Lexington, South Carolina
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60 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

I ordered a personal pan pepperoni pizza, and it only cost me about $6. It was really good pizza, and was actually more than I could eat (and I'm a big guy). This was a great find on a Sunday night when there didn't seem to be many other options within walking distance of my hotel. If I'm in town,... More 

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Louisburg, Kansas
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108 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Had lunch while visiting the area and it was just OK. Yes, the guys at the counter were a little, ahem, stern, but maybe it's a culture thing? I don't know. The pizza wasn't terrible. Hard to cut and floppy when you picked it up. We'd try something else the next time we are in the area.

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Thank 4ksu
Decatur
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We went there at my grandson's request after he checked the reviews. The sausage pizza was very greasy, but what really turned me off was the overall cleanliness standards of the staff. To make our salad, the counter guy pulled a bowl of lettuce out of the refrigerator and started slicing and throwing on the tomatoes. He didn't use gloves,... More 

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Cedar Rapids
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We were hungry and searching for a place to eat. It as around 3 pm and many businesses were closed from 1-4. Locals on the street recommended this place. It was fabulous! Staff could barely speak English, but that was not a problem. Generous portions with good prices!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 East Monroe Street, Springfield, IL 62701-1411
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-522-5271

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