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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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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pies” (6 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
302 E Bloomington St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2102
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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
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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
Reviewed February 18, 2016

and thankfully, Pagliai's is one of them. I ate here as a student in the early 80's, and introduced my little Hawkeye to it on a visit to Iowa City. She said she'd heard, but never been, so I was happy to take her to...More

Thank Cheri O
Reviewed February 14, 2016

Great place. Nothing changes. The guys making the pizzas are dressed in white pants, shirts and caps. 4 or 5 look out the front window as they work. After the preparation is done, they turn and use the wooden paddles to slip them into the...More

1  Thank RL1952
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Service was quick and good. Food was ready quickly even though they were very busy. Great place for local dining.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed January 29, 2016

An institution in IC. Great (standard thin) crust pizza, even by our Chicago standards.Outstanding sausage and onion.Attentive, youthful and just plain nice staff. Family friendly. Neighborhood feel. Unpretentious but comfortable dining area.

Thank Lee L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, 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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