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401 N. Hickory Road, South Bend, IN 46615
+1 574-243-5385
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Middletown, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is an informal place for pizza, salads, wings, etc. We just stopped in for a "snack" and ordered their antipasto. It was delicious, fresh and HUGE. Excellent value. Stuffed Chicago-style pizza served to the next table looked excellent. We will return to try it!

Thank John C
Level Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered breads ticks, garlic bread and pepperoni Pizza. Breads ticks were huge, hot and delicious! Everything was very good actually! Would definitely go back.

Thank Gmsylv
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We just dropped in to have a quick bite, but we are pizza enthusiasts at heart and Polito's is now on our excellent pizza list. Great pizza, great customer service, and great prices to boot.

Thank Shana K
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered the thick slice pizza it was amazing! What's even better is the fact that some of the waitresses actually beat you off under the table while you eat, it was a great experience just the way she caressed my cannoli was amazing! Only downfall is they shouldn't do it when your wife is at the table, other than... More 

Thank Stephen S
Michigan City, Indiana
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244 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I thought the place was pretty good. The salad bar is small but is good, and we ordered the Chicago cheese pizza. Spongy, buttery crust. Would come back if we lived closer

Thank Paul B
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I want to like this place because it's a family owned business, but their service is terrible. We frequently order a calzone for carry-out, ordering it 1-2 hours in advance of when we will pick it up. Twice now, I've gotten there at the time I said I would pick it up and it hasn't even been made yet!! The... More 

Thank SueBee46530
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
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150 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

A family-run place that I think hits the mark as far as offering pizza, calzones, and stomboli's for dine-in families. It is the type of place we were looking for, but I can't help but thinking we would have been better off stopping at Bruno's instead (our other option). I don't think we would come back when in the Notre... More 

1 Thank Lee C
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

My wife and I ate dinner at Politos last night. We live 30 mins away. Before we could make it home, we were both sick. Had to stop at a gas station. Both of us experienced severe cramping, diarrhea, and vomiting. The only thing we ate in common was the salad bar. At the very least we recommend avoiding the... More 

1 Thank HungryHaneyman
Mishawaka, Indiana
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64 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

Only had it twice, it was good. Carryout both times. But it was pretty cold both times and I only live two blocks away. I would like to try something other than pizza, maybe sit in the restaurant. The parking lot is always packed! That's gotta be a good thing!

Thank Kris M
Level Contributor
21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2016

Family friendly, clean, great service, especially Tami. She is friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful. Food is good and nice variety. You won't be disappointed.

2 Thank Carol561

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 401 N. Hickory Road, South Bend, IN 46615
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  South Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 574-243-5385

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