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Gem City Pizzeria & Mexican

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1801 State St, Quincy, IL 62301-5165
+1 217-228-0550
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16:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This specialty pizza is delicious! Thursday night special Family size ham pizza for $7.99 is also excellent deal!

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Thank Behrens65
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am partial to the Tower of Pizza, but it's a toss up. Get city has been around forever. The pizzas are excellent, the service is too. Try the Jeff's special. Tcby across the street us great for desert.

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Thank Doug S
Boulder City, Nevada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I've heard a lot about Gem City pizza. The pizza's good. ....a great way to feed 3-4 people for under $20.

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Thank SophiaLeidberg
Blacklick, Ohio
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I grew up on Gem City Pizza. It just doesn't taste the same anymore. It is still tasty. The staff was nice and friendly but the service was slow. I would visit again. Not the same Gem City Pizza

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Thank Dawn M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

had mexican delivery very good could of been warmer also best hot wings i have had for a long time great delivery people too

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Thank Kathy H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Wed is half price Mexican food night....very popular night...... Doesn't include Mexican pizza... Very well known for there Jeff's Special Pizza.....my Dad travels 3 hours to eat there..... When my aunt from Texas comes to visit for a week she has to eat twice and they only serve supper....

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Thank mysummervacation2015
Marion, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Pizza is the winner here...go to their sister restaurant Tower and have Mexican (skip the pizza at Tower)... Had a large group of 14 and I recommend calling ahead to let them know beforehand. They don't reserve the table but will plan to have your group and put you ahead of walk-in customers at the time. Very busy place (popular!)... More 

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Thank Charhambone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This was our first time here and I will probably eat here again. My kids ordered the All American pizza, which had a lot of toppings and was very good. I had the burrito meal, which included a chicken and beef burrito, rice, and re-fried beans. I almost could not eat it all but somehow did. We also enjoyed the... More 

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Thank William S
Goodview, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Really good pizza. My friends had a variety of Mexican. Cool to get two totally different types of food in one place. Service was fast and friendly.

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Thank DS S
Quincy, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

On Wednesdays they have a half price Mexican food menu, great value. I still prefer the pizza (Jeffs special is great) but it's hard to pass up half price anything. I got the chicken fajita burrito which was very good. This is the oldest pizzeria in town & it's easy to see why.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 00:00
Monday
16:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 00:00
Thursday
16:00 - 00:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 State St, Quincy, IL 62301-5165
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 217-228-0550

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