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Original Italian Pizza

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23 Lake St, Owego, NY 13827-1683
+1 607-687-9510
Today
10:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Nashua, New Hampshire
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is not just a pizza joint. It was an informal Italian restaurant with a relaxed, pleasant atmosphere. The waitresses were very friendly and efficient. The food was great and plentiful! Each dinner came with a large salad and dessert. This is the place to go!

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Thank Hil47
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

We went as two couples on a Friday night. It was really busy and lively with lots of hustle and bustle and some live music drifting through from the bar next door. We were seated and served drinks almost immediately. We went for a main dinner that comes with a salad with choice of dressing, fresh warm bread and dessert.... More 

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Thank James B
Saint Augustine, Florida
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Staying in Owego for a week, Out looking for something to eat, and bam, there it is, a pizza joint! OK, this place is not fancy, but one thing we noticed right away, it was busy, and that is a good sign. We had a small pizza that was huge, but it hit the spot! Overall, great service, great taste,... More 

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Thank teamthominator
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I love visiting here when I'm in Owego NY. It's a great place to eat and enjoy dinner with family or friends. Food is amazing! Speedie chicken salad or sub are worth the drive from anywhere. Pizza looks awesome. Beer is sold here but the atmosphere is family friendly. Large selection of food and hand cut fries are great!

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Thank Kimberly G
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Big selection. Tasty food . Reasonably priced. Very friendly and helpful service (thanks Jackie!). Veal cutlets were very tasty. We ordered them with a side of pasta - Beware of the huge portions. We could have fed 2 more people... Alfredo pasta was delicious.

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Thank Michael I
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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207 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Nothing fancy or experimental. Just good basic Italian food. Pasta is fresh, pizza is thin American style, and the dining room is a classic. The wait staff were friendly and efficient. And in good New York style, the portions are huge. We got three meals out of one hot Italian sub, and two meals from my gnocchi order.

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Thank ObservantGuest
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The pizza and wings are absolutely delicious. I recommend the dozen wings tossed in garlic and oil ($7.75). The coffee tastes pretty good, too. Service was very good and friendly.

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Thank Mike H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Wife and I stopped in today for lunch. No wait for a table. Place was busy. We started w Cheese Fries. They were served hot with real cheese not that fake cheese sauce. They were delicious. We then ordered a medium pizza with pepperoni and sausage. They're medium is 16", lots of food. Pizza was piping hot and delicious. Wait... More 

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Thank Michael E
Vestal, New York, United States
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91 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

Typical Italian lunch menu here, but quickly served for those on the go either at lunch or on the go when shopping.. Had a slice, salad, and drink for less than seven bucks including tax and tip. I will say the salad was better than the pizza but would go back and eat there again...In a separate building next door... More 

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1 Thank Henry S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016

I got the special of the night - salad, prime rib with a big bowl of home made fries and a piece of cheez cake for only $14,95. Service was great too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 Lake St, Owego, NY 13827-1683
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Tioga County  >  Owego
  • Phone Number: +1 607-687-9510

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