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1549 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-2128
217-522-4886
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Superb Pizza & play the slot machines while you wait

We have never tried a Godfather's pizza till this one. Superb is all I can say, and they have a few slot machines,walled off for those underage. You can play while you wait. My wife put some money in but got a bit more out, lol. Over $70 dollars. Not too bad. It made getting this pizza even more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Dave G
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We have never tried a Godfather's pizza till this one. Superb is all I can say, and they have a few slot machines,walled off for those underage. You can play while you wait. My wife put some money in but got a bit more out, lol. Over $70 dollars. Not too bad. It made getting this pizza even more worth... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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41 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

During a recent trip to visit family at Christmas, we drove past this Godfather's Pizza. I have fond memories of this from teenage years, college, and thereafter. My hubby had never tasted Godfather's pizza, so I called on a whim on our way out of town. After a 10-minute (unacceptable!) hold, I called back. And was put through immediately to... More 

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11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I remember loving Godfathers pizza as a child. So while driving through Springfield while on vacation we stopped in and ordered my favorite childhood pizza, Taco Pizza. I was very disappointed to find they had changed it. Godfathers taco pizza use to have a refried bean sauce as the first layer on the crust. Now it offers a sweet tomato... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The Godfather's in my hometown closed down and when I was looking for a place to eat lunch Godfather's seemed like the best choice. Their lunch buffet was a reasonable price and it was delicious. They made any kind of pizza we asked for and it kept coming fresh. I wish I could remember the cashiers name because she was... More 

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Burke, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

I have not seen a Godfather's in years, but there is one in Springfield Mo. and apparently they do not own a vacuum cleaner. The pizza was over loaded with cheese, sauce had no zing, but what are you going to do, when traveling and you are hungry.

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Round Lake, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Our 7th grade class ate here on our Springfield trip for dinner. It was an average sized buffet with soft drinks, salad bar, about 7-8 pizzas always on the buffet, calzones and garlic bread with cheese. My friends and I loved the Cinnimon Sticks that were the "dessert" on the buffet. At first they looked stale and average, but after... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

Normally I don't review fast food/chain eateries, but this one deserves recognition! Very good pizza on the lunch time buffet. Most excellent service!! After we seated, the server asked if we had a favorite pizza. We said yes and since it was a little wierd selection, she said start with the salad bar and I'll see if we can do... More 

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Waynesboro, VA
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

IF you are in Springfield EVER you must go here to eat. The service was magnificent and the food was great.

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Chicago, Illinois
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39 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Went to Godfathers Pizza to try out the pizza buffet. From the second you walk in you are treated like an old friend. I had two disabled individuals with me, so my hands were pretty well occupied. At one point the girl from behind the counter came over to ask if she could have them prepare a pizza of my... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Godfather's is one of the few pizza places in town that tastes homemade. It's always hot and fresh when we go there. The service can be slow at times. You order at a counter, and they bring your food to your table. We were behind someone at the counter one time that didn't know what they wanted, and instead of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1549 S Dirksen Pkwy, Springfield, IL 62703-2128
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 217-522-4886

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza

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