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Illianos Real Italian Pizzeria

709 Broad Street Ext, Waterford, CT 06385-1354
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Ranked #8 of 50 Restaurants in Waterford
Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Illianos is a legit, old school (as in pre-1980s) pizza parlor the way those of us who remember. Take out and table service available with booths and fountain soda or beer. We had the thin crust pizza with mozzarella, peppers and onions (yes it is geared toward creating your own - no fancy named "gourmet" items on the menu). The... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Great food, friendly service! Stopped in here for a grinder and it was one of the best I've ever had.

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Waterford, Connecticut, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Being a local to the area I have eaten at Illanos multiple locations. Their pizza is usually always good and that is usually what we get when we go or order out. At this location, I hadn't been in well over 2 years because of such poor service last time my family went. The woman at the register then actually... More 

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Norwich, Connecticut
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I have eaten at the other venues previously. Enjoyed from pizza,pasta to the salads and soup. This was my second time at the waterford location. We enjoyed the pizza last time. This time I chose the lasagna. Which in fact came out looking like a giant meat pie with slices of pasta in between. I wish I took a photo.... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

We've been frequent visitors to the area for the last 4 years while our son has attended the nearby Coast Guard Academy. A group of his friends recommended Illianos and it has become one of our standard restaurant stops on most visits. Pizza is great and the pasta dishes are too. Reasonable prices and great food, casual atmosphere perfect for... More 

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197 reviews 197 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013 via mobile

Used to love this place. This visit the pizza crust was pasty. Gobs of not the best mozzarella & very oily. Perhaps an off day but not running back.

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Riverton, Wyoming
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Was visiting from Wyoming & wow was it good! Had a 1/2 cheese, 1/2 pepperoni pizza. Nice & thin (but not craker crust thin) and greasy-in a good way! Love that they bring you a little slice while you wait. Everyone was nice-good service.

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157 reviews 157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

I stopped in at Illianos on my way to Boston for a snack. What I ended up having was a large Greek salad that was loaded with Feta cheese, peppers, onions and olives. I then followed up with a Large sausage pizza and if that wasn't enough I had a Huge fresh filled Cannoli. The girls waiting on the tables... More 

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Mystic, Connecticut
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Fantastic food--pizza, pasta, garlic knots, dipping sauce, etc. I only ever order cheese pizza w/ garlic topping or rigatoni ala vodka, but I am 100% sure everything else is just as good.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2012

All the Illianos are the same--Great pizza, good italian food--closest to Brooklyn you will find in Connecticut.

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Additional Information about Illianos Real Italian Pizzeria

Address: 709 Broad Street Ext, Waterford, CT 06385-1354
Phone Number: 860-437-1999
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterford
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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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