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Pagliai's Pizza

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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524 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3717
+1 507-387-7274
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:30 am
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love love love Pagliais, great specials and service is always friendly and prompt. Prices very reasonable, ambiance is cafe pizzeria style but I'm there for the awesome pizza!

Thank MankatoMara
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The problem with this place is they never ask what type of crust you want (FYI: you want deep dish), I forget to specify, and they default to thin. The thin crust is just ok. The best part of this place: there is ALWAYS enough cheese. They never skimp on that.

Thank MAX01974
Mankato, Minnesota
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Distinctive pizza with lots of cheese. The atmosphere has a home-town feel, while the pizza makes this the best in the area.

Thank pauleichkato1139
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

A Mankato institution. Has changed in years because it isn't necessary. It doesn't get any better. Great daily lunch special.

Thank Michael S
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016 via mobile

Pizza was outstanding and garlic cheese bread was fabulous! Highly recommended YUM YUM Old school delight

Thank karischooler
Rockford, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016

We grabbed dinner before heading over to watch some college basketball. A fun environment with lots of activity. You can watch as they make and bake your pizza. Our waitress was friendly and very attentive even though they were busy. The pizza comes straight to you out of the oven and it is delicious and VERY cheesy. Great food and... More 

Thank Gregg N
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Must go. Has stood the test of time for a reason!!! Pizza items are their forte' -- has beer now, too! ( Didn't when I lived here 30 years ago:)

Thank Shawn H
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55 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

I loved this place in the 80s when i went to MSU. 30 yrs later, still the best! Worth the drive from Twin Cities. Pizza? To die for. Hot Poor Boy? Nothing better!

Thank tbrock77
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Have not been here recently. When we have been it's been very good. We went with two other couples. Our waitress was excellent. She even recommended we get a pitcher of beer instead of individual glasses. We hadn't realized they had them. And they pizza was very good. Prices were very good also!

Thank minnesota_nice
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Great lunch special for $6 - one topping 10" pizza, drink with free refills! Couldn't pass up the specialty pizza, though and greatly enjoyed the Philly cheesesteak pizza, my son got the same style sandwich and it was 20"!!! The bread was like a croissant and enough for two meals. Quick service and you're looking at the kitchen so you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $15
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
11:00 am - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 S Front St, Mankato, MN 56001-3717
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Mankato
  • Phone Number: +1 507-387-7274

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