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Palio's Pizza Cafe

6405 West Eldorado Parkway, McKinney, TX 75070
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Ranked #112 of 241 Restaurants in McKinney
Cuisines: Pizza
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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Coachella Valley
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stumbled onto this place by accident when taking my kids to a sporting activity so we thought we would try it out. What a home run !!!! Thin Crust Pizza is the best I have had in years and the service was FAST !... So when I say fast, the line was 12 people deep when we got there and... More

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McKinney, Texas
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

I went there with my wife on the weekend at night about 8:15. I sat down at the front booth and waited for service. I finally flagged down an employee and they told me you go to the counter and order. My wife went to the counter to place our order and I remained at the booth. There was food... More

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McKinney, Texas
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We had reservations for a party of 25. Arrived on time, room wasn’t ready. I personally talk to the owner many times before about the price for a buffet, well…. he changes the price at last moment. Food was passable; felt sorry for the people working there because they even said really bad things about the owner. Pizza was very... More

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

American pizzas are viewed as complete meals. I guess it explains why restaurants too often assume that their pizzas should comprise the five food groups! Palio is not different. I can enjoy an inventive pizza but many a time, when I study a pizza menu, the purist in me longs for a VERA PIZZA NAPOLETANA: crisp crust, fresh tomatoes, mozarella,... More

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College Station, Texas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

I've only been here once, but I loved the pizza. Had the all meat pizza which had a great flavor and the thin crust makes for a less filling pizza. My wife had a shrimp pasta which she said was good. Not a fancy place which is OK with me. Will definitely go back.

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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228 reviews 228 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

We went here with our family members who live in McKinney. They go there a lot. We loved it! The pizza is excellent. We had pizza with salads and ice cream for dessert. I like to look at menus ahead of time, especially when there are lots of choices. Here's the website so you can look at what they have... More

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Mussoorie, India
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113 reviews 113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

We have been to Palio’s a few times and this is my first review because I do feel that pizza is always good, but sometimes its better than others. And while I felt their pizza was a stand out I tend not to review pizza joints or chain restaurants unless there is a big special reason so do so. We... More

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Plano, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

Indifferent service. Poorly executed pizza; unevenly baked, unevenly distributed toppings, 3 of 6 toppings were not fresh ingredients. Pizza delivery person asked how the pizza tasted, we responded that it was one of the worst we've ever had; she responed, ... uhh, well, ok then -- and walked away. We've eaten at 4 other Palio's. Frisco (Legacy Drive), Plano (Preston... More

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McKinney, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Love the BYOB. Menu varied enough to suit all diners - from salad to pizza. All well prepared and delicious!

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Eden, Texas
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98 reviews 98 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2012 via mobile

I was visiting my sister and thought we were going to a pizza joint. What a wonderful surprise! We had a delicious salad with pineapple and sundried tomatoes and the Classic Pizza - roasted chicken with basil & garlic. The best part is that you could bring your own wine and they supplied the opener and glasses! Will definitely be... More

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