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500 N. LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654 (Near North Side)
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Ranked #579 of 8,411 Restaurants in Chicago
Price range: $0 - $30
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Pizza
Neighborhood: Near North Side
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Lodi, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Pizza was not great. The crust is cornmeal, so it felt like chili and pizza combined in 1 dish. Some love it, we did not. Services and appetizers were great! Giordanos is still our favorite!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

My husband raved about this place. I had a high expectation for it. My whole experience was just okay. I was underwhelmed. We arrived late in the evening and were sat in the bar area. The music was uncomfortably loud and annoying. I mean it was LOUD, thumping and I could not understand our waitress when she was asking me... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My boyfriend and I couldn't wait to sample some "Chicago style" deep dish pizza. So we decided to test out Gino's, because they had a groupon discount available. Unfortunately, Gino's wouldn't honor the discount for delivery, because they said it was valid for dine-in only (even though it didn't clearly state that). Any how, I decided to order from them... More 

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Springfield, Missouri
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I'll start by saying that I prefer the pizza at both Giordano's and Lou Malnati's to Gino's East pizza. However, we hadn't been to Gino's in a while, and I had heard that they moved the Ontario location to a new building on LaSalle. I was interested because I had read that they were going to start brewing beer and... More 

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Northfield, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Visited here for dinner week prior to Christmas. Not too long of a wait, and killed the time with their excellent beer selection. Not a long list, but we all ordered different varieties and were very pleased with our selection. Obviously, the pizza was solid as well, what you'd expect from a Chicago landmark.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I ended up here on New Year's Day because he made a reservation and didn't realize this wasn't the original. We walked in a little early for our reservation and were told we would be seated in a minute. The hostess then forgot about us and processed to seat 2 groups that came in after us without... More 

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Homer Glen
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

You can never go wrong when you go to Ginos East BEST pizza ever and we eat a lot of pizza!! Not too long of a wait

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Chicago, Illinois
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83 reviews 83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is BY FAR my favorite Gino’s location in the city...and probably one of my favorite bars in general in the city! Besides their signature outstanding deep dish pizza, their menu has a nice variety of other tasty items…their staff is all amazingly friendly and service-focused (from the managers to the security guy to the wait staff to the bartenders….especially... More 

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Waukesha, Wisconsin, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Having grown up in the Chicago area, true pizza to me is deep dish. Nothing else is real pizza. You can't beat Gino's East for taste and the crust. We went early and had a short wait. The place is small, but our waiter was excellent and food arrived when we expected. Deep dish takes 45 minutes to bake. Every... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Considering that the pizza takes 45 minutes to cook you'd think the table service for drinks etc would be quick (spoiler alert- we waited 20 minutes for drinks). Tomato sauce is sickly sweet and the crust was really dry. Would not visit here again.

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Additional Information about Gino's East

Address: 500 N. LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Pizza

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