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Italian Village

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405 S Washington St, Carbondale, IL 62901-3229
+1 618-457-6559
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Oakford, Illinois
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79 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Busy italian restaurant near SIU campus. Definitely feels like a college town restaurant/bar. Ordered six pizzas for a large group, the pizzas arrived quickly and weren't the best ever but not bad. Certainly the best i've had in southern or central illinois. There are no waiters or waiteresses, it is all self serve, which didn't bother me, but it might... More 

Thank lcar4000
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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241 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 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 15 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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31 reviews
25 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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202 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 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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183 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 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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43 reviews
30 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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120 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 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

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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
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: +1 618-457-6559

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