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A & A Pagliai's Pizza

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302 E Bloomington St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2102
+1 319-351-5073
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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302 E Bloomington St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2102
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Reviewed May 12, 2016

Pagliai's is, by far, my favorite pizza in Iowa City. It has the perfect thin crust and is always baked to perfection. Food doesn't have to be fancy to be good and Pagliai's most certainly is not fancy - but it is delicious.

Thank Haley R
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Ate here first when attending college. Thin crust pizza was the best in the area then and now 40+ years later it still is. Since I now live in the area again it is still my go to place when I want pizza. Usually have...More

Thank hwayne99
Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

So I thought the pizza was really good, especially after a night on the town. The crust was nice and crispy and well, it was just good pizza!

Thank Scott H
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in last night and as always, the best! Got a large pepperoni and sausage and we always get 1 to go for the kids that were working. Great service, great food, great conversation!

Thank Scott T
Reviewed April 20, 2016

The quality of the ingredients really come through. It is not on a major thoroughfare, but is easy to get to. You can't go wrong ordering from this menu! Staff are very pleasant and helpful!

Thank Paul P
Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This seemed like the place to go - however, the pizza itself is more like what you might expect from a frozen pizza. It has a very hard crust, if you like that. The staff was very attentive - it may have been a slow...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed March 15, 2016 via mobile

Thin crust pizza. Very good. I think it's the best in Iowa City. Often crowded, so I typically order for pickup.

Thank edwolfe
Reviewed March 15, 2016

The pizza is good or we wouldn't keep returning. The ambiance is ok, nothing dirty or too old. They don't have anything besides pizza on the menu, though, so don't expect to be able to have a salad or any appetizers.

Thank lorid142
Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

Best pizza in IC. Period. The Palace Special rocks! It is old school pizza. Fantastic ingredients, made with care right in the front window.

Thank ChazBinIC
Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

This is a long time favorite pizza place of mine and a frequent stop when driving through the area. I grew up eating Pagliai's pizza, it's going to be special forever and a definite Iowa City icon!!

Thank IA-Snowman
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 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
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 E Bloomington St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-351-5073
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