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Joe's Pizza and Pasta

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115 E Jefferson Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3457
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As owner of a pizza parlor in Wisconsin, we do cracker crust brick oven pizza. Aside from the precooked sausage this was pretty good. Nice crust, sauce was good. They put all their toppings under the cheese, which gives it a taste similar to rossaties,Milwaukee. Good job.

Thank Jeffrey D
Effingham, Illinois
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in a meeting today and we ordered in from Joe's and had the food delivered. I had the large grilled chicken salad. It was huge! I wish I had ordered the smaller version. Others in my group had the pizza special - personal size two-topping pizza, salad, and drink - or one of the other salad options.

Thank SAM92311
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived at 530 on a Friday with family (total of 4 eaters and one baby). There were two open tables at which we were not allowed to sit as they were reserved. Had to wait about 15min for a non reserved table to open. Service was decent? Food quality was average...nothing special. We had the $23.00 pizza, bread, salad special.... More 

Thank Katianna L
Germantown, Tennessee
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

It's worth the "trip" about 3 miles to find the downtown Effingham square and Joe's Pizza and Pasta. Good food and great service! Always a crowd but not hard to get a table. Most dishes are big enough to share and the appetizers are yummy as are the desserts! Nice place to walk around the town square before or after... More 

Thank Terribelle80
Wichita, Kansas
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We were late arriving to our hotel and didn't want to go out. Joe's Pizza & Pasta menu was in the hotel's room book and it offered a full service Italian food line along with salads and desserts, etc. We ordered around 7 pm and were told it would take about 45 minutes to arrive. However, the food arrived in... More 

Thank Sue E
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59 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

My family and I picked this restaurant based on Tripadvisor reviews. We were passing through Effingham on our way to St. Louis. The service was fast and friendly, the restaurant was spacious and clean, and the pizza was good, especially if you like sweet sauces. I'm actually partial to tangy sauces, so this wasn't my favorite pizza ever, but it... More 

Thank Mellisa H
Houston, Texas
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We stayed near by and were looking for food that would deliver. The hotel suggested Joe's. We ordered a meatball sandwich. The good: the delivered. The bad: the delivery bag was filthy. Not exactly inspiring. Then we opened the sandwich and I do not know what they used but it wasn't any meat I'm familiar with: it was grey and... More 

Thank itpsd
Seguin, Texas
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

What an enjoyable stop on our road trip. The servings were very generous--large enough for those with regular appetites to split. The lasagna was delicious as was the Chicken Alfredo. Both came with salads and garlic bread or bread sticks. The service was prompt, friendly and professional. This is a great place to stop if in the area.

Thank queendean
Effingham, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

As a Effinghamian I go here often. They have the best of everything. Very reasonable prices, great atmosphere and service. Their sauce is to die for.

1 Thank cbriggerman2001
Effingham, IL
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

We love the tortellini Alfredo and the portions are huge. Good food, good service and decent prices.,

Thank markbZ1596MG

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 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
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E Jefferson Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3457
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: 217-342-9394

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