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Gino's East

#136 of 7,637 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
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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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Warsaw, Indiana
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221 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in for a concert and stopped for dinner. Great deep dish pizza - we had the meaty one. It took about 30 min but we were warned. The house have us some complimentary chips. Service was good.

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Thank Juancho D
Zurich, Switzerland
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85 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I've been there twice and it was a pleasure to be there. First of all: Great beers! They make some own beers which are awesome! Very tasty and local stuff. Then of course the pizza itself! I'd recommend the "meat lovers" which includes italian saussage, ham, tomato, cheese and much more. For me as an European guy it was the... More 

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Thank Andrew_Swiss
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly staff and Seth our waiter was great. He was friendly and very attentive to keep our beverages filled. The pizza was great. The sauce was very flavorful. The atmosphere was fun. A fantastic experience.

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Thank Phillip P
Hyattsville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In college I went to the Superior street location but I have talked about it for literally 25 years as just a great pizza. Finally made it back to Chicago and headed straight off to Gino's. Excellent pizza. The prices look high, but this is a full meal compared to a NY slice (no offense my home area) The prices... More 

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Thank 20781
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is very casual, yet also sit down. I fit in wearing my jeans and sweater. My recommendation would be to get any deep dish pizza and then also an appetizer. It takes about 45-50 minutes for pizza to cook, so don't show up when you're starving. They had a full bar and lots of beer on tap. We... More 

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Thank Sidney D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Service is always great, good selection of house beer and pizza is my favorite from all of the ones in Chicago, it's all in the sauce.

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Thank Harry M
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Excellent service and food. A lot of fun...best pizza in the area! Affordable. They have a nice bar downstairs to wait at for your table to be ready. I definitely would not recommend the comedy bar on the 3rd level. The owner is a womanizer who beat his girlfriend, and the acts were very bad.

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Minneapolis, United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

If you are looking for famous Chicago style pizza, this is a good place to visit. It takes a little longer for deep dish pizza, but I think it is worth the wait. In the evenings there is often live entertainment. The service is friendly and helpful

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Thank Todd A
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

This place was one I wanted to try as I heard good things about their pizza and beer. I will only say I have never had such horrible service from any restaurant ever. Save your time and eat at one of the other pizza joints in the area. This place needs to close unless they find a lot better help,... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
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: +1 312-988-4200

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