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1630 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-1622
815-254-2500
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery

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Visitor rating
  • 16
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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This pizza joint is one of the best! Babe and I shared an antipasti salad and a small Cemeno's special and as usually were completely satisfied.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
William U
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Joliet, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

This is a neighborhood staple - but it could be MUCH better (PLEASE ADD ON A BEER GARDEN!!!!) My husband enjoys Green Line, and since they have it on tap, we tend to visit often. I don't eat their food - so I can't comment from personal experience. I know they don't have the best options, and their menu has... More 

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Joliet, Illinois
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71 reviews 71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

This pizza joint is one of the best! Babe and I shared an antipasti salad and a small Cemeno's special and as usually were completely satisfied.

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New Jersey
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59 reviews 59 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I can't tell you about the food. Called for delivery I was hung up on twice, then most of order taken and put on hold for 7 minutes. So I hung up. It seems they are to busy to care.

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Joliet
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Family owned Pizza and Italian food restaurant. Food is always great, service vary by waitress, but they need to do a major cleaning of the carpets and dining room chairs.

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Peru, Illinois
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173 reviews 173 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Always meet my dad here occasionally and we always get the ncahos which are very good. Usually order the meatball sandwich with fries and it is excellent. Pizza is also very good!!

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Chicago, Illinois
Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The pizza was sloppy, the crust totally limp and da sausage appeared to have loads of filler. This place was so recommended, but a total let down. We also were overcharged (over 5.00) and the manager could give a rats butt that we had a problem. She wanted to "tab" us the overcharge so therefore they eventually make more money... More 

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Lacrosse, Wi
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We eat here everytime we are down for races at Autobahn race track. Our favorite is the bianca pizza, Excellent crusty crust, great garlic taste. Also, where else can you find a $18 bottle of Chianti! Its a winner, always packed. great wait staff too. You can tell this is a really well run restaurant. You can tell, we liked!

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 via mobile

Not much to say the pizza and service were both good. They have lots of room for parties etc. we will be back.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Ordered for take out at closing time. Was fast and delicious. We got the antipasto salad and deep dish pizza with sausage and pepperoni. Very filling. Could barely eat 2 small slices.

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Plainfield, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We stopped here after a long day of house hunting. We had a BBQ Chicken Pizza and it was just "okay". The service was prompt and very friendly, but I wouldn't return for that specific dish.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1630 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-1622
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: 815-254-2500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?