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Illiano's Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


Italian, Pizza
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Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
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All reviews pizza pies garlic knots salad grinder bread the wait staff delicious surprise thin crust east lyme the food is great take home slice sauce bite entrees
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always look forward to my trips to. Niantic. Iliano’s is always the highlight! And they give you a sample of pizza just for walking in! Delicious pizza and menu. Superb homemade vinaigrette. Nice nice staff. Can’t say enough good about it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Camper557554
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

pretty good food , and the place is close to I-95, but I prefer the one in Waterford/New London particularly their bruschetta, which this place doesn't have as far as I know. However, for some reason TripAdvisor does not seem to acknowledge its existence.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joekr
Reviewed 5 September 2018

First time here but not my last I found the service and food to be good. Had a regular pizza ... the sauce was good I would have preferred the crust to be more cooked but it was fine.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank El S
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

Our stop for lunch at Illiano’s Grill in East Lyme was a delicious surprise. The temperature was 90+ degrees outside, but our salads were crisp, fresh & nicely presented. A couple of slices of meatball pizza were delivered to our table as soon as we...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Melodyh R
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant is a gem the food is great and the staff is even better. They carry fantastic desserts. Difficult for someone in a wheelchair or walker. Have visited 5 times this month.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank plumgully
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were driving back to MA from Pennsylvania and wanted to stop somewhere for lunch. Illiano's was right off the freeway so we decided to check it out. The outside seemed a little iffy at first, but once we got inside, we...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CarlynW19
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is the second time I have been here and I have been dissatisfied both times. The pizza is thin crust large slices and it's ok. You can get a whole pizza or a slice. You can also have grinders or salads or typical Italian...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TaraMahn
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

I am always happy with the food and the service at Illianos. The family has several restaurants in the area and the food is consistently good. Everyone treats you like family. I like that they bring you a little slice of pizza while you are...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank joan_gannon
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Eaten here a couple of times while in the area for work over the last month. Love the fact that they have on line ordering, which is a huge time saver for many of us. Have tried both their Italian and Roast Beef grinders and...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank kenpnewcomb
Reviewed 27 September 2017

While the pizza is great here, the meals are incredible. We've eaten here many times and always had a great experience. The sampler pizza slice that the wait staff gives when the customer sits down is fabulous. The bread to dip in the olive oil...More

Date of visit: July 2017
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