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Gabatoni's Restaurant

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300 E Laurel St, Springfield, IL 62703-3108
217-528-9629
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 43
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Classic Family Italian-American Family Restaurant & Bat

Classic, long operating family Italian-American restaurant and bar. Plentiful and attentive servers deliver tasty, traditional fare. This occasion was a group dinner with a selection of very good thin crust pizzas, all perfectly baked with excellent balance of cheese and toppings. Crisp, well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 1, 2016
WARSAWRUN
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Peoria, Illinois
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61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been here a few times before, but last night was the worst experience ever. We did not have a reservation and arrived at 515 PM. The sloppy server/hostess/employee walked around the dining room, came back and said, "weeeelll, unfortunately I couldn't find an open table of place at the bar." Then she looked at us waiting for us... More 

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2 Thank sgvette11
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gabatoni's has been serving pizza for over 60 years....and I have been enjoying them for 50 years! I love pizza and there are several good pizza places in Springfield. However, Gabatoni's holds 1st place with our family. Whether eating in (you may have a wait) or picking up at the drive thru, it is really good. Gabatoni's is a little... More 

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3 Thank BuckwheatJr
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is a favorite of ours. It really does have the best pizza in town! We always get a large EBA, (everything but anchovies) so we have some to take home. The crust is so thin and just right.Crispy on the edges, tender the rest the way around. Always piping hot, nice and bubbly cheese on top, served with... More 

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2 Thank Vickie50
Peoria, Illinois
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257 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Classic, long operating family Italian-American restaurant and bar. Plentiful and attentive servers deliver tasty, traditional fare. This occasion was a group dinner with a selection of very good thin crust pizzas, all perfectly baked with excellent balance of cheese and toppings. Crisp, well constructed salads with a full variety of traditional dressings complemented the meal. This is the sort of... More 

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Thank WARSAWRUN
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

The cracker like crust was perfectly cooked. The pizza had just the right amount of toppings. Somebody at the next table said they are known for their poor boy sandwiches. I would eat here again.

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1 Thank Denine C
Springfield, Illinois
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

Pizza has a thin cracker like crust. Good food. Will allow substitutions within reason. They have a drive up window which is great to pick up. Lots of american food and Italian food.

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Thank debrah34
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Great place for some excellent pizza. We stop here every time we come to Springfield and have never been disappointed. Look forward to our next visit.

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1 Thank 5er5ter
Petersburg, Illinois
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

We love Gabatoni;s pizza! It is made with the best thin crust and the EBA (everything but anchovy) is outstanding. I have been eating their pizza for the past 57 years and enjoyed every bite. It is a mistake to even try others as they cannot compare in taste. Gabatonis is a friendly, cozy, family type of a restaurant with... More 

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Thank EWL60
Springfield, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

I remember when pizza first became popular back in the 1950's. It was soooo good. Then every body started messing with it and most pizzas today just can't compare. Then I found Gabatoni's. OMG! Pizza just like back when I was a cool dude in my '57 Chevy. I don't know what they do or how they make their pizza,... More 

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1 Thank 381trooper
Spaulding, California
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

Best pizza in Springfield. My family has been enjoying their food for over 50 years. We usually order pizza but have always enjoyed everything we have ordered. It's a great place to take your family or just go in for a few cocktails after work. Drive up lane makes it easy to call your order in and avoid waiting. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 300 E Laurel St, Springfield, IL 62703-3108
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: 217-528-9629

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pizza, Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?