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Italian Village

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405 S Washington St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3229
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Danville, Illinois
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We had pizza here and it was very good.It is a very unique retsaurant and has good food! I recommend this for sure!

Thank Rhonda W
Marion, Illinois
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236 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I have been eating at IVs for many years and think they have a pretty good menu. The place is unique in and of itself but their salad bar and lasagna really stick out to me. Their pizza is pretty good too but I think that their beer selection is lacking. You'll order up front then come back and get... More 

Thank ANR_78
Murphysboro, Illinois
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I have lived in the area 4 yrs and have finally tried Italian Village. The décor is very very dated but quirky. The menu is confusing and terrible. The menu is also very limited. I got the Lasagna and it was great but I waited over 30 min for it. I got one trip to the salad bar with a... More 

Thank Mariah M
Anna, Illinois
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

This place has been in Carbondale forever. I've the years, the quality has gone down I think, but it's still a decent pizza. They have a pretty cool little outdoor area with semi private type seating. We had a table outside. There was a fan over our table which was nice, but the highlight was the plug in receptacle at... More 

Thank colts2178
Sesser, Illinois
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Pizza was great, Italian beef was grossly under seasoned. Unlimited fountain soda was a plus!!!! Cool to write on the walls, bring a pen..

Thank sher113
Hinsdale, Illinois
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201 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

As far as I am concerned the only reason to come here is for pizza and salad bar. The French dressing on the salad bar is unlike any French dressing anywhere. The pizza is greasy but quite tasty. Childhood memories are reinforced with each trip. Haven't been here for 2-3 years. It always tastes the same. If you didn't eat... More 

Thank BDAD68
West Bay, Grand Cayman
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181 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

So the only reason to go was for the self-serve make your own ice cream cone. But the ice cream machine that you could self serve has broke and been removed permanently. This is where we came as kids and I bring my nieces and nephews and my little so they can have the joy of making their own ice... More 

Thank daenergymon
Royalton, Illinois
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 26, 2016

A unique experience. We always bring out of town guests here to see the writing on the walls from years gone by and to enjoy the fabulous pizza and salad bar. They have added a new section where you can eat outside if you wish.

Thank pamelaj67
Evansville, IN
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117 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2016

This is a nice informal place to bring families. It is counter service with plenty of table seating. They also have a nice salad bar. My daughter liked the video games and the 50 cent self serve ice cream cones. Our pizza was very good, and the bill wasn't outrageous. We would return!

Thank redpepper74
Carbondale, Illinois
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

I have been eating here since I was a teenager (over 40 years). The food has remained the same which is very good..I really love the salad bar, really fresh.

Thank Anita H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 S Washington St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3229
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carbondale
  • Phone Number: 618-457-6559

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