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Gino's East Magnificent Mile

162 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2916
+1 312-988-4200
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“deep dish pizza” (441 reviews)
“meaty legend” (48 reviews)
“chicago pizza” (118 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
162 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2916
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had great service, great pizza and a great experience with our kids. We were seated right away and received immediate service. We will be back next time we are in Chicago!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank amyfW3484RV
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pizza was amazing as was the service. They have a few tables on the sidewalk with umbrellas, kind of nice in downtown Chicago to eat outside. Good selection of beers. Would go again!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn’t say more about Chicago! The trip was delicious! :-) Gino’s was a neat atmosphere! Everyone was friendly and the surpeme was great! A small feeds four and it was more than enough between my husband and I. Would definitely go back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kgepparker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 4th Chicago style pizza restaurant to visit. There were no pasta dishes on the menu. We arrived early at 11am for lunch. It was 17 minutes before our drink order was taken after we were seated. The first time the pizza came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank christineg314
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic deep dish pizza. We got the meat lovers and the spinach margarita. Had never had deep dish before but would highly recommend this place for it. We had a longer wait for our pizza 1hr1/2 but the waitress continued to offer free drinks for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelaus999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here with 3 hungry boys. The Pizza is tasty and the place is in a cool part of Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. Neat atmosphere inside also.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hagz70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want deep dish pizza, Gino’s East is the place to go! Best pizza I. Chicago - HANDS DOWN! The cornmeal crust just makes it the best. It’s also a fun place to take the kids. Make sure you bring a permanent marker -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mbm5389
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This pizza is awesome! Huge slices and tastes wonderful! Cool spot off magnificent mile. Waitress was awesome as well. She handled our party of 16 with ease and warned us ahead of time about the 45 minutes that it takes for a pizza to cook.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lauralam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had about 12 of us and ended up here at the original Gino’s east. We ordered several deep dish pizzas. The food and drinks sure did hit the spot.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank turne23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grew up near Chicago and ate at Gino's frequently. We have a meal here whenever we are in Chicago. Have been forced to try pizza in other states and have been universally disappointed because they cannot compete. Pizza here is a meal. You need a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EdS8491
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April 15, 2018|
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Response from lili-aruba | Reviewed this property |
There is a parkinglot in front of the restaurant
April 15, 2018|
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Response from MNTravelers5154 | Reviewed this property |
I would Google Gino's East and zoom in on the map to see whether the map lists any parking ramps; you could also type in Gino's address and search "Parking near (insert Gino's address.") We use bus, train and walking when we... More
April 2, 2018|
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Response from jlr251916 | Reviewed this property |
Yes pizza by the slice was an option
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 162 E Superior St, Chicago, IL 60611-2916
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighborhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-988-4200
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For 50 years, the original Gino’s East has been offering the best deep dish pizza experience in Chicago. Since we opened our doors in 1966, we’ve shared millions of our signature golden-crust Chicago-style pizzas with Chicagoans, celebrities, and visitors from all over the world. Don’t believe us? The writing is on the walls! We’re world-famous for our tradition of letting all of our customers leave their mark on our restaurant. Come by and leave some graffiti, if you can find a spot, and see if you can find it next year! Gino’s Chicago-style deep dish is made the same way it was 50 years ago. We start with our signature, secret-recipe dough and top it with mounds of mozzarella cheese, fresh toppings, and our tangy tomato sauce. Our pies are slowly baked in seasoned cast iron pans until the crust is golden and flaky, then we serve it table-side, piping hot, right out of the pan. Our deep dish pizzas are loaded with so many toppings that we have cook them for nearly an hour. That’s also the reason we have to put the sauce on top; if we didn’t, the cheese would burn! But trust us, it’s worth the wait. We promise. Ask the people that agree that we are the best deep dish pizza in Chicago. Not sure what to order? Try one of our signature pizzas! The Meaty Legend is a carnivore’s dream, with pounds of pepperoni, special-recipe Italian sausage, Canadian bacon, and crispy bacon. The Chicago Fire is perfect for spice-lovers, with a layer of extra spicy Italian sausage, roasted red peppers, red onions, and jalapeno. Not a meat eater? Try our signature spinach pizza with a blend of fresh spinach and mozzarella cheese. And for the purist, we offer our patty sausage pizza, with a thick layer of our signature sausage covering the entire pie so you get tasty sausage in every bite!
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