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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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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting the area for a big dance competition in town. Stopped in here around 5:15 on a Saturday night. Looked as if they had a bigger party of high school kids in one room of the restaurant. The only other seating available was in the front dining room. We walked in and immediately noticed at least 4 or more dirty... More 

Thank Natalie G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible. We waited over an hour for our food and our group had to leave before it came. I waited for it and took it to go. No apologies for the wait. The lids weren't even closed on the to go containers and after all of that, the food spilled everywhere while carrying it the bag. I will not be... More 

Thank Shannon M
Springfield, Illinois
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45 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

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!

Thank Brenda R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

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 

Thank HappyCouple2014
Springfield, Illinois
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

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 

Thank Tricky1228
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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!

Thank Mike M
smalltown, IL
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 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 

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 21 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.

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 

Thank Jason A
Louisburg, Kansas
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108 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 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.

Thank 4ksu

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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?