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Illianos Real Italian Pizzeria

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709 Broad Street Ext, Waterford, CT 06385-1354
860-437-1999
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10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A good quick lunch

Stopped at this location with a business associate for a quick lunch. He had never been to Illianos and I had not been to this location before. We received the complimentary pizza slices upon arrival (plain cheese pizza). For lunch we ordered a garden salad with grilled chicken and an Italian... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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48 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Stopped at this location with a business associate for a quick lunch. He had never been to Illianos and I had not been to this location before. We received the complimentary pizza slices upon arrival (plain cheese pizza). For lunch we ordered a garden salad with grilled chicken and an Italian Grinder. Both portions were huge and we took 1/2... More 

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Waterford, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Very good pizza and friendly staff. I especially like their practice of giving out a free sample slice when you arrive. There may be better pizza in the area for this who are pizza-philes, but we don't really need to look because we've got good pizza at Illiano's just down the street.

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Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 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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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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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
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

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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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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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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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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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 709 Broad Street Ext, Waterford, CT 06385-1354
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: 860-437-1999

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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm

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