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Pagliacci's Italian Dining

319 North Logan Street, Mattoon, IL 61938
217-234-6000
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Ranked #30 of 58 Restaurants in Mattoon
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- Jun 30, 2014
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English first
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The old adage, you get what you pay for. Food is cheap but quality is poor. Their attempt at a roast beef sandwich was overcooked beef served with very salty au ju. The salad bar looked like they put it out at 9 am and it was just sitting there. Waitress almost too friendly and obviously knew a lot of... More

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Champaign, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014 via mobile

We went there for breakfast after deciding since it was closer than driving all the way cross town and some had eaten there before and it was okay. BIG MISTAKE. The waitress was nice enough but the time we had to wait for the food - an hour. There were people there when we arrived who we found still had... More

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Indianapolis North Suburb
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

Arrived at 9 AM on a Thursday morning, parking lot was packed, did find an empty booth. Lots of locals and couple of tables full of coffee drinkers and senior citizens. Prompt service, excellant food & large portions, 2 of us ordered full breakfasts with 1 coffee and 1 iced tea, check was $ 15.74 including tax. Will eat there... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Compared to the Downtown Diner, this breakfast was more expensive, smaller and not nearly as tasty. The ambiance is worse, too, in my opinion. For breakfasts, Pagliacci's is just average.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013 via mobile

I can only speak for breakfast but it rocked. All the locals go here and it's a little off the beaten path but great breakfast menu and value. 7 of us ate a ton of food for under $50 and nobody left hungry. Our cups were always full and the staff was attentive. We ate there twice.

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Rossville, Indiana
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83 reviews 83 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

I'm not sure what happened here, but the net result is poor service and poor food quality. We were here once before and found the experience good enough to warrant a return trip. However this visit has changed all that. I ordered “all you can eat” catfish. My first serving consisted of one small soggy piece of fish that resembled... More

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Aurora, Illinois
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2012

We've eaten here many times while visiting family in Mattoon. However this visit was by far the worst as far as the food goes. Our server was attentive, however the pizza buffet was never replaced with fresh pizza, and the cottage cheese in the salad bar was never replaced either. There was still 90 minutes left before closing, so certainly... More

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Illinois, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

They have great breakfast. The omelettes are very good. Hash browns are perfect. The atmoshpere isn't that great and the place isn't that clean, nor is the staff that good (I needed a refill), but the food made up for it.

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Mattoon, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

I have enjoyed dining at Pagliacci's in Mattoon. This restaurant has a wide range of items that are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I find the prices are reasonable and the service is adequate.

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Decatur, Illinois
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2012

We wanted a sit down, real Sunday chicken lickin good meal, and ask a complete stranger, (said she was from Mattoon), where we could find it. What a nice lady to direct us to this great restaurant. It's on a side street, off the beaten path and we never knew it was there until today. It is spacious, clean and... More

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