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Albano's Villa

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1612 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-3711
+1 219-872-0571
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Bella Vista, AR
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182 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Albano's opened in 1957; yes I'm that old and remember it as our high school hang out. Haven't lived in MC for years but always go back. Dining room is small, better to order in advance and take out. Pizza is cheesy, toppings are generous, love the Italian sausage, not too tomato-y, good crust. Italian beef sandwiches also a favorite.... More 

Thank Soxgirl58
Michigan City, Indiana
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

i have traveled a great deal and albano's is the best pizza i have experienced anywhere, the italian beef sandwiches are also very good

Thank T4177JTchris
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5 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

7 of us spent over 1 hour and in the end left with no food. Asked the server to take our order she said she thought she already did. Took order. 30 min later she says it is taking a long time but it was because we ordered 7 small pizzas and 3 were deep dish. 15 min later she... More 

Thank Tom S
Angola, Indiana
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

The taco pizza was amazing!!!!!!! We went on the recommendation of a local in search of deep dish. After reading reviews we got a small taco pizza as an appetizer and it was great. The deep dish was also very good. Be prepared for how dark it is inside but you won't be dissapointed in the food.

Thank Jgilly723
Michigan City, Indiana
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

My family has been coming to Albano's since it opened. It is hands-down the best pizza ever. We always bring out of town guests here to blow their minds!

Thank SuzettePea
Wheaton, Illinois
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

I'm rating this 2/5 stars because although I enjoyed my food I wouldn't recommend this place. For take out, I can understand why people rate it higher. This place is definitely more oriented towards to-go pizza. The dining room only has booths so if you have more than 5 in your party you will have to split up. We called... More 

Thank Ashley S
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

We loved their pizza. I loved their crust. Since we are out of town, when we first walked in we didn't know whether to order first or if there was a seating area. The seating area was through a closed door.

Thank Sarah S
Michigan City, Indiana
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

I've been going to Albano's for 45 years. Best family true Italian pizza in all of La Porte county. Not in mood for some za? Their tacos are out of this world and they by far have THE best Italian beef in northwest Indiana. Do yourself a favor. Albano's is #1!

Thank 46360Anonymous
Michigan City, Indiana, United States
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Nice atmosphere , good pizza, waitresses helpful and the wait was minimal... It was also clean and will return ...

Thank Alice W
Crown Point, Indiana
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

My husband and I enjoy getting a pizza to go and then enjoying it on the beach. Friendly place - it is always busy. The pizza is quite simply excellent - if you like family versus chain pizza, put this place on your list.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1612 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-3711
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-872-0571

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