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Gino's East

#144 of 7,498 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Near North Side
As featured in 3 Days in Chicago
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500 N. LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654
13129884200
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While being dropped to our hotel in downtown Chicago, my cousin pointed out Gino’s East as being one of the best pizza restaurants in the city. What a pleasant surprise when our hosts decided to bring the group we were joining to Gino’s for dinner. We arrived at the building and were shown upstairs. What an interesting building. On the... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

went for an early dinner on the suggestion of the hotel concierge. arrived at about 4:30pm. were told it would be about an hour for our order to come. what??? place was hardly busy at that time. well, we waited. chatted. had free wifi so we could also be rude and reply to emails, etc. :) pizza was very good;... More 

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Olympia, Wa
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191 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am hoping I have the correct location of this Gino's East. This restaurant was not busy when we arrived. I am saying this as our order took over an hour. First a gal tok our order and we never saw her again. Another server came and we started the order over again! We ordered one pizza to share! We... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group had dinner here and couldn't hear ourselves think over the guy playing guitar and screaming over an amp/speaker. It was so bizarre. The only way to talk to my dinner guests was to shout. I don't know if this is an occasional thing or not, but I would not dine here again if there's music playing that loudly.... More 

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Thank sgfintl
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Orlando Florida and I came to Chicago for my birthday and this is one of the places I definitely had to hit up. The deep dish lives up to its hype and our server Samantha was super nice. Will be back!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We waited an hour and 15 minutes for one deep dish pizza and it was just "eh" and very expensive. Very bland sauce. Few toppings. Soggy crust. I was disappointed. The appetizer platter was also totally overpriced for a pile of grease. The bloody Mary was also weird, it tasted like watered down salami juice? Also all of our plates... More 

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Roscommon, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to experience the famous Chicago style pizza and this restaurant came recommended by those we asked. The waitstaff was friendly and attentive and the salad with homemade dressing was delicious. The pizza came to our table looking like a runny mess. We were wondering if they didn't let it set long enough before cutting. We didn't send it... More 

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Bloomington, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ordered here for pick up since Giordanos had a 2hr wait. Paid over $30 for a thin med 2 topping pizza ( equivalent to a small with 6 slices) and a skimpy caesar salad. There was too much sauce and just tasted plain. Wasn't enough food to fill 2 adults and we ended up at McDonalds later! Would not eat... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here on a mini-trip to Chicago. I brought my friend who had never had deep-dish pizza. We came for lunch and shared a small pizza between the two of us (and still had leftovers). As a word of notice, it takes about 45 minutes for the pizza to be made, so this isn't a place to come if you're... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good pizza and a good variety. Gluten free options are limited (as would be expected at a pizza place), and only one size gf crust is available, and limited topping options. It is also more expensive (also as to be expected with gluten free). However, the salad was fresh and tasty!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 N. LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 13129884200

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