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$10 - $15
Pizza, Italian
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Vegetarian Friendly
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North Side
1.1 miles from Wrigley Field
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Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

The service, outdoor patio, and vibe were all great. Ridiculous wait time after placing our order. It was good pizza - but no pizza is worth a 1.5 hour wait. We won’t return.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 15, 2019

Had a few gluten free pizza options (all thin crust). Came out great! DIdn't taste like usual dry gluten free crust you get at a lot of places. Definitely recommend!

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 15, 2019

Only had to wait in line for a couple of minutes and arrived without reservation. Got a really great booth by the bar. Service was so fast and good a waiter accidentally brought a beer we already received and gave it to us on the...house. Really cool atmosphere inside and the pizza was KILLER! Great staff! Our favorite in Chicago! Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 27, 2019 via mobile

I stop by yesterday with my fiancée for the first time. The place has a really nice atmosphere and is very relaxing. The place had only 20 customer so we thought they were going to be fast, but no. We had to wait 45 minutes...for our appetizer. When the pizza finally arrives after an hour and 20 minutes it was all burned and it tasted like cardboard. It was so dry that I couldn’t eat the borders. I don’t recommend this place at all. My fiancée and I feel very ashamed for this place.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed May 9, 2019

When visiting Chicago, stop for a deep dish pizza. Gino's East is your best bet. The location on North Lincoln Ave. isn't large, but they offer outdoor dining. The deep dish pizza takes about 45 minutes to prepare and bake. Plan ahead. A large pizza...can easily feed five people. It's so thick that you'll need a fork to eat it. The service was adequate. My only complaint was that sweet tea was not brewed; it's served as unsweet tea and a packet of sugar. The quality of the food was excellent. Recommended experience.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed February 17, 2019

It takes about 40 minutes for the deep dish pizza, but its worth every second you wait for it. Friendly service and a lot of delicious pizza!

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

Don’t do delivery, not sure if they are still doing it but it was a third party delivery service. It took for ever and the pizza was cold and disgusting. Love the pizza but delivery is a nightmare they just can seem to figure out.

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

How can you go wrong when you have a server who’s nickname is Jolly!!! He told us it was a nickname he thought would stick for a week and 25 years later.......it’s on his jersey at Gino’s. He was super and helped us through the...menu and made the whole experience better. The place is large and we sat in one of the smaller rooms but there were still 4-5 TV’s in our area with all kinds of sporting events happening. We ordered a thin crust pizza (what?!?!?) and a Chicago style pizza. The reason was the thin takes about 20 min and the Chicago style can take at least double that time so we figured the thin would be our starter pizza. Thin for the CT/NY/NJ crowd is a misnomer as it really isn’t that think. WeIt was tasty though and a very pleasant surprise as our whole crew gobbled it up. The Chicago style was typical and was very filling and tasty with the a little spice to the sauce. Not enough to call “heat” but had great flavor. It was noisy and busy but hey it’s Chicago pizza after all. We all left very full and very happy - or maybe even a bit jolly!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We went to Gino’s East restaurant for one of the famous Deep Pan Pizza’s and it did not disappoint. Wow one of the best pizzas I have ever had , cooked fresh to order , we shared a big one between four of us which...was plenty. We even saved room for a Brownie and ice cream yum yum . A must go to place for any tourist, I highly recommend this restaurant. Enjoy Plus we got excellent service here !!More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed September 6, 2018

best pizza place in Chicago first trip to Chicago so me and my best friend was dying to try the deep dish Chicago original everyone kept saying ginos was a bit of a wait but we got to happy hour and order some appetizer and...lots of drinks to start our fun trip the bartender was very attentive and nice and the pizza was to die for ! we got the medium size all meat and like I said omg I am still craving more !More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Ron K
January 15, 2015|
Response from Jishungry | Reviewed this property |
When we ate it was lunchtime and we had no wait but the place was crowded, just to be safe I would get one!
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Yes, Gino's East offers takeout services.

Yes, Gino's East offers delivery services.

Gino's East is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5