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Illiano's Grill

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228 Flanders Rd, Niantic, CT 06357-1201
860-739-7017
Today
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 9
    Excellent
  • 19
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Pizza Some Times

I usually like Illiano's pizza but have found that both the quality of the food and the quality of the service is very inconsistent. There is better pizza in the area with much better service. I do not like going to a restaurant where the wait staff gives me the attitude that they are doing me a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 7, 2015
Krieger H
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Montville, Connecticut
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East Lyme, Connecticut, USA
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

In my opinion, their Pizza is the best around. Their service is very friendly, and they are generous to the local community. What more could anyone ask for.

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New London, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Great spot with an excellent meal! And it's so inexpensive!!! We like this place, because of the food, staff, atmosphere!!!

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Montville, Connecticut
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70 reviews 70 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I usually like Illiano's pizza but have found that both the quality of the food and the quality of the service is very inconsistent. There is better pizza in the area with much better service. I do not like going to a restaurant where the wait staff gives me the attitude that they are doing me a favor by letting... More 

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Milford Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I have eaten at Illiano's in Niantic,Connecticut many times. The food is always very good. The pizza is always hot with generous amount of toppings. The wait staff has always been good. No complaints at all. I would recommend Illiano's to anyone looking for good pizza.

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Oakdale, Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Good pizza, complementary slice while you wait , decent grinders and prices. Decor could use a freshening , service is fast and friendly. Not the best pizza, but quite good, for this pizza snob!

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Halifax, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We live in Massachusetts, but we first discovered Illiano's about 20 years ago when my husband was in the Army Reserves at his two week training camp, and his friend took him there. My sister lives in NJ, and several times a year we make the trip across Connecticut (on route 95) to visit. It is always worth the stop... More 

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Niantic, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Every Friday friends and I gather at Illiano's for food and good conversation. The staff is friendly and give a warm welcome. The food is average and typical Italian fare. The service is inconsistent from week to week. A friend in the group ordered first and received his meal last. But if you're with a group, Illliano's provides great garlic... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Dropped in and grabbed a couple slices of pizza to take back to the hotel. Great staff. Welcoming. Offered the sample slice of pizza while I waited. Many options of pre-made pizzas which they quickly heat for you. It was very good. Will return. Recommended.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

East Lyme/Niantic's pizza is the world's greatest! I was raised there. Nothing is better than their meatball pizza. It's pricey, but totally worth it.

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Rhode Island
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Recommended as a very good Italian restaurant. Our meal was less than satisfactory. Soup was reheated in Microwave, White sauce on veal chicken was watery and not cooked properly. Coffee was burnt. It is a Pizza place, which we should have stuck to something a little more simple.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 228 Flanders Rd, Niantic, CT 06357-1201
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Niantic
  • Phone Number: 860-739-7017

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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