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Mama Cimino's

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114 North Peoria Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
815-288-4448
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 6
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good pizza, not burgers

I visited twice before writing a review. First stop was for a burger I was craving. It seemed to be your standard pre-frozen, slap-on-frying-pan style burger. Fries were okay. Second stop was pizza and garlic cheesy bread, and what got this restaurant 4/5 stars. The pizza (the "everything" pizza... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 10, 2015
MichaP09
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

I visited twice before writing a review. First stop was for a burger I was craving. It seemed to be your standard pre-frozen, slap-on-frying-pan style burger. Fries were okay. Second stop was pizza and garlic cheesy bread, and what got this restaurant 4/5 stars. The pizza (the "everything" pizza sans anchovies) was top notch, garlic cheesy bread was average but... More 

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Thank MichaP09
Northern Illinois
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

We like to have Sunday Brunch at Mama Ciminos. They have really good chicken strips and breakfast pizza.

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Thank Funseeker91
Rockford, Illinois
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95 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We have a vacation home near Dixon. We have been here for 4 years and have tried 2 pizza places. One closed and we continued with the other one. So decided to try a new place and that was Mama Cimino's. We ordered what they call the Hurricane Pizza you have a choice of toppings, this was cheese and sausage,... More 

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Thank kcomets
illinois
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

in the downtown, food was good kids fair, not so much for the grown ups. they offer a buffet that had shredded lettuce, and many easy open accompaniments. the buffet was good for most anything a kid would want. I recommend that a grown up offer off the menu. Not many fresh choices here. Much of our meal was fried.

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Thank fam4097
Des Moines, Iowa
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

They also delivered to the hotel. Thin crust pizzeria crust, great selection of not only pizza but sandwiches and meals also. I would definitely eat there again.

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Thank Dee W
Coralville, Iowa, United States
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25 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The pizza served at the buffet during lunch is as you would expect, very good. But I think the best thing is the chicken. Especially the chicken strips that are absolutely awesome! They also have a decent salad bar all for a very reasonable price.

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Thank Rob K
naperville
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Mama Cimino's is a nice diner. We ordered a sausage pan pizza and a banana pepper and Italian beef pan pizza. Both pizzas were excellent with plenty of ingredients for a reasonable price. I also ordered a gluten free fried chicken salad. For gluten free the chicken strips were very good. The waitress was friendly and helpful and the place... More 

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Thank MaryAnneNaperville
Dixon, Illinois
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80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 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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Thank TRW1952
Dixon, Illinois
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101 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 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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Thank Jennifer L
Princeton, Illinois
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 North Peoria Avenue, Dixon, IL 61021
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Dixon
  • Phone Number: 815-288-4448

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?