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Mama Cimino's

114 North Peoria Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
815-288-4448
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Ranked #11 of 46 restaurants in Dixon
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Nov 25, 2013
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English first
Dixon, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I've been here many times. It offers consistently good food at a reasonable price (generally a total of about $10-$12/head). You're not just limited to pizza, as they also offer deep-fried chicken strips and fish strips and sandwiches. It's not my favorite pizza, but reliably good. I usually go for the chicken strips ... very tasty and juicy ... and... More

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Dixon, Illinois
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

I lice in Dixon. The pizza is good and the chicken strips are amazing!! They have a lunch buffet during the week and a brunch on Sundays. They also have a party room a few doors down.

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Princeton, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

We were desperate for food on a Sunday afternoon and last on our list was pizza/pasta. The only place open in downtown Dixon was Mama Cimino's, (I'm italian and I cant pronounce it) out of starvation we ended up here. It was welcome to see decent business hours AND non-traditional Italian options (pulled pork, prime rib sandwich among others) The... More

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Morton, IL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

I'd read the other reviews on Trip Advisor and was not to be undone by dining in a small storefront type of place in the old downtown area of Dixon. This is, after all, Small Town America. What should one expect? While having to be in Dixon for business travel, I was thrilled to find anything at all that's GF... More

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Dixon, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

they have a great menu, and their prices are good. also the banquet room they rent out is cheap and very spacious.

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Wisconsin
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

After bar time in Dixon IL, who would expect a little pizza place to have a gluten free crust. Not only was it gluten free, but it had FABULOUS flavor. What a nice surprise!

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Illinois
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20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

OK, it's downtown in a little storefront building with a small and aged dining area. But, don't let that scare you. Relax and enjoy a most delicious pizza. And, if you're lucky enought to catch the Wednesday BBQ Buffett you won't regret it. Tender ribs, fresh sweet corn, well cooked BBQ chicken. Yum!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012 via mobile

Good food for the value. A real midwest feel to it.

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8 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Great erdy nuggets and chicken strip dinner. Erdy nuggets are a deep fried bread with a butter garlic sauce over them and served with marinara sauce. I could make a meal of these things!

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Morrison, Illinois
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012 via mobile

This is not a place you want to dine in to eat. Pop is in cans, tables and seating are not clean and are very old. No ambience. Pizza to go would be my recommendation.

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