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Pagliai's Pizza

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1600 Lincoln Ave Ste C, Charleston, IL 61920-3029
(217) 345-3400
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 1:30 am
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We usually do take out. We love the thin crust pizzas the best. We are snow birds so we spend the winter in Florida. We cannot find a pizza place there that comes close to comparing to the pizza at this restaurant.

Thank Carole E
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful pizza, always busy. People move away but when they came back to visit they always have to have Pagliai's before they leave.

Thank Sara C
Charleston, Illinois
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb pizza. I have been here just about every week for decades. The pizza is really great. Try the house special or Pagliais special. I have never been disappointed with one of their pies.

Thank MNVikesfan
Plattsburgh, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Charleston and remember Pagliai's from my teen and college days. It is good, fast, consistent and reasonably priced.

Thank juliaoh1962
United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we always enjoy our dinner here, food is always good and the atmosphere is great, we love the thin crust pizza and salads.

Thank grandma77
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Title of the review says it all. Pagliai's Pizza is very popular in Charleston. The thin crust pizza is a favorite. Home delivery service is excellent. .

Thank Aisprof
Rochester, Mi
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121 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

I've been going to Pagliai's since it opened in 1964. Since moving away over 40 years ago, I try to make sure a visit to Pagliai's is included in my trips back to Charleston. When I lived there, I didn't know how good I had it. It's impossible to get a pizza this good anywhere else--thin, crisp crust; sauce spiced... More 

Thank Janice1978
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7 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

I've lived in Charleston all my life, 55 years, and I tried Pagliai's once on a date 30 years ago and we didn't care for it. My husband and I love pizza and am willing to try different places, and after reading all these positive, and hardly any negative, reviews, we decided to try it. We paid $35 for a... More 

Thank Judy D
Gays, Illinois
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27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Good Service most of the time. The pasta and the pizzas are very good. We don't go there very often because there are 6 of us which makes it very hard to find a way for the adults to sit together and deal with the small children. It makes for a dull meal when we go as a family.

Thank pinrep
Lerna, Illinois
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

You have to have the House Special! Anything that you order there will be fabulous! I have never ever had a bad meal there. This is a staple of Charleston, Illinois! You HAVE to go there!

Thank Cassandra T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Lincoln Ave Ste C, Charleston, IL 61920-3029
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: (217) 345-3400

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