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Old Chicago

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327 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Marion, Illinois
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was just OK. Place is large and service was good but we were expecting more of a "normal" pizza place menu. We have gone to these Old Chicago's before in other states and have really liked them. The selection of food and the way it was prepared was a little different than what we were expecting.

Thank MjF008
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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118 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Big place to keep the family happy or for me to sit at the bar and have a small pizza and beer. Service is good and the beer flows well

Thank Gbtraveler2
Duluth, Minnesota, United States
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115 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Old Chicago is located in a former warehouse made of brick and wooden beams. The front of the restaurant has an active full bar. The ceiling is two or three stories high and consists of the bottom of the next level's floor. Heating and water pipes are exposed. Beyond the bar section are three dining area separated by half walls.... More 

Thank Dennis L
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time eating here! Was a few steps from our hotel- friendly service and atmosphere! Waiter was awesome- knew his job and was very helpful! Pizza was awesome- my husband had a burger and loved it! Will definately be going back!

Thank Laurierck
Tucson, Arizona
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had great food and service. The selection of local beer was great. Everything on the menu looked good. We tried numerous things but the Italian exam amenities was our favorite.

Thank Tina T
St. Paul, MN
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82 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

We've eaten here before but will avoid in the future. We did carry out and asked for deep dish. What we got was NOT deep dish, but a Pizza Hut hand tossed type crust, only more bready and less tasty. About half the toppings I'd expect, and just nothing like what I expected for deep dish. The lettuce could have... More 

Thank Jean G
Elk Mound, Wisconsin
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

This place has some of the best pizza around! We stopped in for lunch and had their lunch special of a personal size pizza and a salad or soup for $7.99. I got the deep dish pizza and a salad which was amazing!! I could only eat half the pizza. My husband had the medium crust and soup, he was... More 

Thank SammieDeka
Emmetsburg, Iowa
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016

Stopped here with my family of four on two separate days driving up the North Shore and back. The food was tasty: the Whisky Bacon Burger was to die for and the kids spaghetti is high on the list of my 6-yr old's favorites! Prices can be a bit high, but if you take advantage of the lunch specials, Monday... More 

Thank Anjou_Lindgren
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

I've been to other Old Chicago pizza chains, and this was definitely one of the worst. The deep dish pizza we ordered was all bread and lacked sufficient toppings. We went close to closing so it was late and the cook may have had a long day, but it was some of the worst pizza I've ever had.

Thank Audrey A
Plainfield, Illinois
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

Good selection of local beers (try the flights) and a large variety of red/white pizza options. Plenty of tables to serve a large crowd. Good service, good beer, good pizza, nice atmosphere. As a vacation stop, staying nearby, I'm glad we decided to try it.

Thank markus1957

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 327 S Lake Ave, Duluth, MN 55802-2305
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Duluth
  • Phone Number: 218-720-2966

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