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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

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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Skip The Salad

We ordered salad and pizza. We should have skipped the dinner salads. The lettuce was described as a mix of Romaine and bib but was almost white and real crunchy. The pizza was thin and crispy with good cheese, sauce and toppings. My wife liked her wine and that was enough to get back up to four... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
Bob H
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Kirkwood, Missouri
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Kirkwood, Missouri
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103 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We ordered salad and pizza. We should have skipped the dinner salads. The lettuce was described as a mix of Romaine and bib but was almost white and real crunchy. The pizza was thin and crispy with good cheese, sauce and toppings. My wife liked her wine and that was enough to get back up to four stars.

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Gabatonis is the "go to" best pizza in town. Thin and crispy, golden brown and done to perfection. The sausage and pepperoni have good flavor too. You can usually call ahead for seating to avoid a wait on the weekends. Even with "reservations" you may have a bit of a wait as folks have a tendency to linger.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I have been eating gabatonis pizza since i was five years old even now at forty four and living in st louis i would drive to springfield just to eat this pizza. Fantastic thin crust pizza with a great atmosphere the outside looks like it has not had a face lift since the seventies dont let that stop u from... More 

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Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The best or top 3 at least I have ever had! Love the Meat Sauce! Pizza is so good too!!! Both me and my daughter ate half a large pizza in like 5 minutes because it is soooo good!

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Fort Benning, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great italian home-made food and it's open late! The place could be teicky to find but definitely a must-try if you are in the area.

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Chatham, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I had not been here in years and we went with friends and were delighted by the experience. We'll be back much sooner. We used to always order the pizza. This time, we got pasta and it was so delicious. The garlic bread is amazing. Service was prompt and didn't seem to like that we were lingering over our food,... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This our second trip to Gabatoni's Restaurant and once again, it did not disappoint. The staff is friendly and efficient and the pizza is just the way I like it. We had the EBA (Everything But Anchovies) which is actually the first 7 items on the list of things to add. It was great! They do serve other items besides... More 

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San Jose, IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went to Gabatoni's for the first time last weekend. There were 30 of us there for my Dad's 82nd birthday. The wait staff were very accommodating and had tables set up for us since we had called ahead. They were attentive and polite during our meal, and even got us plates for the birthday cake! The food was wonderful,... More 

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Black, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Gabatoni's has the best pizza in Springfield. It is the thin crust St.Louis style and no other place comes close. Of course, that's my personal preference. It may be a little more expensive than other pizza restaurants but it's sure worth it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Your pizza is specially prepared with old family recipes. The triple meat pizzas are incredible . You will love the atmosphere and polite wait staff.

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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: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children, 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?