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Happy Joe's Pizza & Ice Cream Parlor

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1964 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1325
309-344-3121
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8:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Galesburg, Illinois
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The combination of an new building,28 big flat screen TV's; an bar area to sit and eat; and less of a children's zoo makes Happy Joe's a much better place to go. Fast and friendly service is still there. The menu has greatly expanded. Try the prime rib on Friday or Saturday nights. I think you'll be pleased!

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Thank 19721972
Galesburg, Illinois
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When I take my kids out or just go out with my husband I expect a certain atmosphere. Child friendly and quieter. This is not the place! They had a bunch of tvs all on different sports games. A bar. And hardly any games for the kids. I didnt care for it. The food was really good but expensive. Not... More 

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Smithton
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was pleasantly surprised when a friend invited me over to the new Happy Joe's. Great food, service and a great tap beer selection. I had the 1/2 off apps and the wings were great. Definitely a new place to put on my list to go when in Galesburg.

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Thank Byron H
Lake Zurich, Illinois
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We stumbled upon Happy Joe's looking for a place to eat. Loved the ambiance, it's a big restaurant/sports bar kind of place, totally family friendly, fortunately for us they had the NBA All-Star game on the TV's. The fries are awesome, they're coated in something so they're extra crispy. The pizza was a little unusual (we're from the Chicago area,... More 

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Thank hdavis525
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

Taco Pizza at Happy Joe's is everything. It's all you need to know. (And the new location is a nice upgrade - I miss the nostalgia of the previous location, but they had remodeled long ago, so the new building is a welcome change.)

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Thank Kurtis S
Pekin, Illinois
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here on nye when we stayed over night here. We loved it so we drove 50 mins to eat here a couple days later. It was around 7pm on a Tuesday and it was not busy at all, pretty dead actually. We had our baby with us and waiting 10 mins and no one approached... More 

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St Louis
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I really enjoy the updated location and look. They have more than 30 tv's trying to rival BWW for your game watching enjoyment. The pizza is good, they have an extensive beer list and the kids love the soft serve bar.

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Thank farm2fork
Galesburg
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41 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Happy Joe's Pizza has built a new building in town across from where it was located and it is exceptional. It has a new menu and with the same great food but more options! It has a fresh look and is much quieter than the other restaurant was yet it is still a fun place to take the family. My... More 

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Thank Ellen A
Galena, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

We had Sunday lunch at the new Joe's Grill with high hopes which were dashed. We each tried sandwiches, none had very much meat on them. The rueben had more kraut than corned beef or cheese. The Italian beef was very average and grilled beef which is just wrong for an Italian beef. The kitchen was out of pulled pork... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015 via mobile

Our order was incorrect and I found a large hair mixed in with the cheese on top of our pizza. Never again will this establishment get our business. Over priced and horrible service. Get it together Happy Joes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Pizza
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1964 N Henderson St, Galesburg, IL 61401-1325
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Galesburg
  • Phone Number: 309-344-3121

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