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Cannovas Pizzeria

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247 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
815-777-3735
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
Good for:
Local cuisine

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  • 70
    Excellent
  • 37
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best Italian in a town of Italian restaurants!

This little bar and restaurant is absolutely the best pizza and Italian sandwiches and food I've had in Galena, and I've tried the other two "famous" Italian places in town as well!

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 14, 2015
gapeach26
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Chicago, Illinois
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
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Chicago, Illinois
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This little bar and restaurant is absolutely the best pizza and Italian sandwiches and food I've had in Galena, and I've tried the other two "famous" Italian places in town as well!

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St. Charles, Missouri, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The pizza here was some of the best I've ever had and the prices were reasonable! We'll definitely go back!

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Wheaton, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A small quaint italian restaurant that is always busy. The food is very goos and the pizza excellent.

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Quad Cities, IL
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Love the quaint atmosphere of this restaurant. Great Italian salad and pizza. Nice wine selection. Haven't ordered anything but pizza. But I'm sure it is all very good. Used to live in Rockford, so I love it that they serve the regional Italian bakery bread with the salad.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Really tasty pizza with great crust! The house salad was a great appetizer and their homemade bread is awesome too! We've eaten here every time we've come to Galena.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

A much needed weekend away took us to Galena and we were craving good pizza. There are three pizza options within a few blocks and we strongly suggest the other two...even though we have not been to them. The owner was seating people and was flighty at best; clearly doesn't seem like she's been at it very long. They needed... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Went there for a late lunch on Sunday afternoon. The food was excellent, we ordered the Sicilian Pizza and a bottle of wine. Sat at the front window (if one of the two tables are open request one) which was a great place to sit enjoy our bottle of wine, Pizza and people watch. Our pizza was prepared perfectly and... More 

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Someone told us we had to have pizza here....we did but wished we hadn't. The place was loud, the pizza was burnt. The worst part was coming out of the bathroom and seeing their bread sitting outside the door....yuck. We might have come on an off night but I wouldn't try it again....too many other places to venture to!

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Eagle River, Alaska
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

My husband and I arrived a day early for a business meeting and went into town to find a relaxing place for dinner. Walking along Main Street and looking inside to see where all the locals were made our choice of Cannova's an easy one as nearly every other place at the dinner hour was empty. When we walked in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We were looking forward to eating our favorite Cannova's dish - Pasta Genovese - on our deck overlooking the South golf course on the most beautiful evening we've had all year. We sat down with our wine and opened the container and found pasta, tomatoes, and olives with no sauce and no taste. We called the restaurant and at first... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 247 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galena
  • Phone Number: 815-777-3735

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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