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Pagliai's Pizza

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Pizza, Pasta
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524 South Front Street, Mankato, MN 56001
5073877274
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery

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  • 69
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  • 29
    Very good
  • 3
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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
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent pizza

Some of the best pizza I have ever eaten. It had just the right amount of sauce and cheese and had great flavor. I would absolutely eat at this place again. Well worth the extra couple bucks to eat here versus a chain pizza place.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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  • Local cuisine
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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Some of the best pizza I have ever eaten. It had just the right amount of sauce and cheese and had great flavor. I would absolutely eat at this place again. Well worth the extra couple bucks to eat here versus a chain pizza place.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Great service, best pizza, and awesome lunch special!!! Great local establishment run by hometown people.

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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Great selection of pizza with awesome beer specials on Sundays (pitchers for .50)! The pizzas are made -to-order or chose from some favorites. Everything is fresh and is ready rather quickly. It's an old staple for the Mankato area and a good place for everyone.

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Lusk, Wyoming
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

Pagliai's Pizza has some pretty horrible pizza, because the cheese doesn't melt and the crust isn't soft!! I mean, that's what pizza should be like, right?? The service is really slow because there's only ONE waitress!! You can see Pagliai's is really small just by looking at it. Whenever I scooted my chair out, I hit a lady's chair!! I... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

I don't live in Mankato any longer but visit Pagliai's every time I come back. My favorite is Canadian Bacon & Sauerkraut but it's all fabulous!

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Mankato, Minnesota
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This place has been around forever for a reason, it is the best pizza in Mankato! You may have to wait for a table during peak times, go early or on weekdays. I have been going here for over 30 years and never had a bad experience once. The cheesy garlic bread is good too.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I went to college in Mankato and have tons of great memories. A few included having pizza (when we all had enough money) at Pagliai's Pizza. The place has not changed at all and the pizza............is amazing. We took home the leftovers and warmed up, it still has that great smell and taste!!! YUM.

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

They have a great lunch special. A small one topping pizza and pop for around 6 bucks. Love that you can see them making your pizza. The staff are friendly. If your in a rush I would call ahead it gets really busy during lunch time. There is not a lot of seating available.

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Mankato, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

First off, the atmosphere and service are fine, though some of the workers seem like they were left in someone's trunk in a poorly ventilated area for too long. I've eaten many pizzas throughout Minnesota and the East Coast, and I can safely say this place is average to a pizza connoisseur and overrated by the locals. There's not much... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

On vaca with the family and with good reviews decided to try. Pizza is amazing and great price. Kids had spaghetti with cheese bread and said it was great.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 524 South Front Street, Mankato, MN 56001
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: 5073877274

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 15
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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