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Cimino's Little Italy

421 Challenge St, Freeport, IL 61032-2508
+1 815-235-8700
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“pizza” (26 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
421 Challenge St, Freeport, IL 61032-2508
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ordered the eggplant parmesan and asked them to add a meatball. The meatball was perfect and the eggplant parmesan was crispy but the a little bit bland. The red sauce is very sweet....I prefer mine to be flavored with herbs and garlic. If you...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank deanabingham
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We have eaten here quite a few times and it is one of our favorites. The Friday Night Fish Fry is definitely one of the best in the Freeport area. We recently ordered pizza for our Fantasy Football Draft party- we ordered a hurricane to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AmandaM9490
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

I so enjoyed the wing's here. I actually had an early dinner and no crowd. Wine selection was good atmosphere was relaxing and fun. Good dinner will be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 353billyg
Reviewed July 26, 2018

So we had a group of 7 hearty eaters that were quite hungry and on Cimino's menu it has says extra thin pizza, well sometimes extra thin is not filling so we ordered 2 of their 24" pizzas. Be warned, extra thin is just regular...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Cathy H
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Food is always good and wait staff are very friendly. It's a consistently good place that we can go without reservations and get good food, in a nice atmosphere. Staff has always gone out of their way to make sure we were happy with our...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank tmls
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We had Saturday night Reservations @ 7:30 pm for 35 U-18 Girl Softball players and families. The restaurant was crowded but we were seated immediately and the service was good considering how busy the restaurant. our family ordered the 16" "Primo" Pizza with the Classic...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Peter R
Reviewed May 29, 2018

Stopped by on advise from staff at hotel we were staying. Glad we did. Waitress was very friendly and the food was much better than I anticipated. Excellent pasta dishes, and Italian bread. Also loved the background music and decor. Plus they have gambling machines....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank BobH1967
Reviewed May 6, 2018 via mobile

Great day for my permitted teen driver and I to take a drive. We decided on Freeport, about 20 miles or so West of Rockford. We had been by Cimino's several times in the past but had never stopped. Glad we did. The place is...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 357allenw
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

Romantic Frank Sinatra playing in the background. Great steaks, good drinks. Happy people. It was a great experience.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 593vickin
Reviewed March 12, 2018

We went there for the first time. Took us an hour. We have seen the commerial on tv and looked good. It was very good. It was worth the trip. We order a pizza. Of course my husband got the 24 inch. Great size for...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Linda R
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April 9, 2017|
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Response from Dawn S |
Yes, they still offer the Sunday Brunch. It is from 11 a.m. til 2 p.m. Also offer a lunch buffet on Thursday from 11 til 2. Now offering a pizza buffet Monday evenings from 5 to 8.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 421 Challenge St, Freeport, IL 61032-2508
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Freeport
  • Phone Number: +1 815-235-8700
great Italian Food great service, nice little boutique
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