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English first
York, South Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Had to have deep dish pizza and it was really good. I would recommend that you don't get a lot of toppings because it gets soggy. The sausage and cheese pizza was to rave about, it sausage is one big piece that covers the whole pizza never seen it before but it was great. I would make it a stop... More

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Des Plaines, Illinois
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I love their pizza! They also have fantastic panzerotti's. May not bethe healthiest meal in town, but it sure is reasonably priced and delicuious!

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

First time ordering from gigio's. one regular crust pizza and a greek salad. Taste was great! Delivery on time at our hotel. The delivery guy was very nice. Great prices overall on the menu (can be seen online). Will order out again from this place!

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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77 reviews 77 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2013 via mobile

Pizza by the slice is very greasy and to be honest disguisting, it was just taken out of the oven when we walked in. if you get the whole pizza delivered it's completely different, why? I don't understand

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Bangor, Maine
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106 reviews 106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

I have had the Italian Beef (which they roast and slice on premisis!), the Italian Sausage and the pizza. Everything served here is way above par and it has a quiet location with decent parking. A great place for delicious, casual ding or take it home.

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salt lake city
13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2012

The owners here have run this pizzeria for many years. I was lucky to finally find the place in my child home town of Niles but not til 2001. They moved to Des Plaines in roughly 2006. I'm surprised it took me so long because members of my family went to school with the owners' kids/grandkids and I know them... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2010

This pizza is the best I've had in the US. Honest. As good if not better than the home made pizza made by my Italian immigrant grandmother. In Italy you can pick up a pizza at any corner place and it's good. In the US, not so. Gigio's must be run by real Italians or maybe they have their grandma's... More

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Suburban Chicago
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009

One of my favorite places in Des Plaines. Reliably good pizza, very nice people. No credit cards, bottled soda, etc., but really, really good pizza.

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Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2009

I'm going to make a bold statement here....this is the best pizza I've ever had! Visit the restaurant with it's comfy spotless dining room and outdoor dining area then pick a slice of amazing pizza. Whether it's spinach and ricotta, sausage pepperoni and bacon, or tomato and mushroom...you can't miss! The homemade soup is also outstanding, especially the sausage! They... More

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Additional Information about Gigio's Pizzeria & Restaurant

Address: 1603 E Oakton St, Des Plaines, IL 60018-2107
Phone Number: 847-965-4431
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
Cuisine: Pizza

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