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Joe Gallina's Pizza & Restaurant

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432 East Monroe Street, Springfield, IL
217-522-5271
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We were in need of late night food. We saw good reviews about Gallina's pizza so we tried it. The staff were very nice and fun to talk to. Their phone was ringing non-stop and they were taking calls after close. Great family business. The pizza was reasonably prized and delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We were in need of late night food. We saw good reviews about Gallina's pizza so we tried it. The staff were very nice and fun to talk to. Their phone was ringing non-stop and they were taking calls after close. Great family business. The pizza was reasonably prized and delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Excellent pricing on lunch specials and the pizza is one of my fav in the city. Great older style atmosphere and authentic italian owners and recipes. Definitely a place to return

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Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Just not impressed. Food was mediocre at best. One guy in our group waiting about 25 minutes during lunch for 2 slices of pizza. My chips I got with my meal for over 2 years past expired. Not worth complaining because just didn't seem like it'd matter

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

What a gem! This place is amazing. Everything was delicious and I'm so full yet I'd eat more. Pizza is incredible and it's very affordable. Might have to go back again before we go home.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Ordered a special and it was like visiting New York or Chicago Pizza Parlor. Crust was just right, topping galore and cheese was perfect. We sat near the window and watched the pedestrians while enjoying our pizza. 1st time in Springfield but certainly will re-visit, what is surely one of the better pizza joints in the country.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We went to Gallina's in search of Chicago-style deep dish pizza. Although this option is listed on the menu, it is NOT the deep dish you find in the Windy City. The "Gallina Special" was tasty but not what we were hoping for.

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Sebring, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Pretty good pizza for a fair price. The pizza had lots of topping and cheese on it. The sauce was good but was not what I would call new york style. I was a little more zesty than new York style. All around a pretty good pizza though.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Looking for a place to have a family dinner and we found Gallina's. It was delicious! I personally loved the atmosphere. You can tell this is a family business by a family who loves it. Our food took long enough we knew they were making it, and not so long that we were starving. :) It was great, and we... More 

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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

We have eaten here before and the food is always excellent. The sauce is great and the bread is amazing! Great place for a slice for lunch or a Lasagna for dinner!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

We were very happy we found this Italian/Pizza Restaurant in downtown Springfield. When visiting the area we found their menu at our hotel. The dinner prices were very inexpensive where the Friday dinner special is Lasagna for only $7.50. You sometimes wonder with these prices if the food is any good but we decided to give it a try and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 432 East Monroe Street, Springfield, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 217-522-5271

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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