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Cannovas Pizzeria

247 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2245
815-777-3735
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Ranked #11 of 56 Restaurants in Galena
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Pizza
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery
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English first
Houston, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Had a wonderful dinner here. The chicken picatta was super--some of the best anywhere. The service was great; wine pours generous and the price was right. Thank you!

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Dixon, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

I rate the pizza #1, but can't be selfish on the pasta, it's the next best depending on your taste. Super nice atmosphere for dining in, or call ahead if you are living it up and want to "party" in your overnight spot, the carry out is full service! I never miss this place!

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Sioux City, Iowa
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Food here was really special - we actually scraped our plates to get every last drop of sauce! I got the sea scallop special and my companion got lasagna. Both were flavorful and generous portions. Only complaint was that the tables are really tightly packed together - we could listen to several conversations without straining. We'll go to Cannovas again... More

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Highland Park, Illinois
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

There's a reason tables are often in short supply at this relatively small place: the food and service are consistently excellent. No pretense or fancy frills, just great pizza and other Italian favorites at reasonable prices. Good selection of wines by the glass and bottle too. We've eaten here many times and have never been disappointed.

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madison
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had a great to at Cannovas. The waitress was great. It was busy and tightly packed, but the service and food was great. The restaurant is little but nice and they have a system that works. Our pizza was great. It more then just Pizza Hut.

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Laguna Beach, CA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Our local cousins recommended this restaurant - and what a delightful evening it was. Food was ample, well prepared, and delicious. The salads were great, and I enjoyed a thin-crust pizza with unusual toppings that worked well together. I thought we were very spoiled, coming from Southern California, but this place exceeds our trendy restaurants! We'd return when in the... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Great place to eat we had the stuffed pizza it was amazing well worth the wait good environment great service

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Galena, IL
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

This place specializes in gourmet, NY style, thin crust pizza. They also have several other Italian dishes, but I always come for the pizza and their house salad. One of my favorite places to dine is with great ambiance and excellent yet quaint service. Modest pricing with an average wine list.

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Woodstock, Illinois
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39 reviews 39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

went here for dinner. busy but still we were seated quickly, service was slow, very slow but the pizza was great. thin crust and very tasty. family like atmosphere.

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

It was good. We had pizza and a pasta dish. The sauce was a little sweeter as others have said. But i thought it was still delicious. We had the Sicilian pizza if i am remembering correctly. It was very good. No sauce though, which was a little different for me. We do not have a good non-chain pizza place... More

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