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Gino's East

#141 of 7,611 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
+1 312-988-4200
11:00 am - 11:00 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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Knoxville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Gino's East during a tradeshow in Chicago this year. It was a quick dinner the first night we were there and it didn't disappoint. After a long day of travel we did a little more drinking than eating and were happy with our choices. We aren't beer drinkers, so everyone had cocktails and they were all pretty good.... More 

Thank Ashley H
Gulf Breeze, Florida, USA
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38 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow, this was our first time trying out authentic Chicago deep dish. We were not disappointed! The pizza was absolutely fabulous. Service was excellent too. Highly recommend any Gino's East location.

Thank Neville S
Grand Traverse County, Michigan
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good chili and pizza service was a little slow. The beer they called amber ale was terrible.the Irish red was okay but I have had much better micro brews

Thank Terry D
Huntsville, Alabama
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Locally, we don't find Chicago-style pizza. It's literally a "pie" in a deep dish pan. Regular appetites: 1 piece per person; Large appetites: 2 pcs per person. Gino's also is a brew-house, and they have some great private beers. Don't expect to find Bud or Miller here unless those are the guys in your party. Service was great - food... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am a big Giardanos fan. This is good pizza too BUT it doesn't beat out Giardanos or Pequods. If you can't get in either of those this is good too. Pizzas seem to be so subjective that it's hard to say what will work for you.

Thank Kate2112
Salem, Oregon
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181 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have a taste for authentic "Chicago Style" deep dish pizza, you have several choices in the River North area where the style had its origins. Many swear by Gino's East, and its hard to argue with that. But my suggestion is to avoid the hyped original location on E. Superior street and instead walk the few extra blocks... More 

Thank markers
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The authentic Chicago 'deep dish' pizza is in a class by itself. If you're not sure of what to try, just ask Ms.Alex.

Thank daphinew w
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

I loved the food. It was my first time trying a deep dish and this place did not disappoint. The restaurant itself is nice and the pizza was perfect. It takes a while to cook but that is expected. The wait is so worth it.

Thank Aman k
West Palm Beach, Florida
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119 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We were told by a local source that we had to have Gino's deep dish that it would be better than Lou M's and Giodarno's. Maybe its because I am not from Chicago but they all tasted the same to me.. It was good but no difference.

Thank travelinbroke
Gardnerville, Nevada
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130 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

First and foremost the service here was very good. Other items on the menu were very good and would come back for something other than the pizza. Came here because Lou Malnatis was too busy. The pizza here is poor and very acidic. Giordano's is significantly better and has more flavor. Environment us good here as well.

Thank muleyfever

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: 500 N. LaSalle St, Chicago, IL 60654
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: +1 312-988-4200

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?