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Joe Gallina's Pizza & Restaurant

432 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701-1411
+1 217-522-5271
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
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Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
432 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701-1411
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

We went to Springfield and found this little restaurant, mostly due to location of our hotel. The pizza was just okay, the location was a little ran down but wait staff was very pleasant and helpful.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank MissouriTraveler2014
Reviewed October 10, 2018

I eat lunch here frequently. Family knows me by now. Joe (the owner) may never have learned English; I've never heard him speak it. Good, solid,food. Good inexpensive Italian beers and wines. You ordrer at a counter and either wait for it or it's brought...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Seeing that Gallina's Pizza has been in business for years, we decided to give it a try while visiting Springfield. There's nothing fancy about the restaurant, but the pizza was delicious. The sauce was thinner and sweeter than we are used to and there was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Beatriz121
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The cashier/owner was extremely rude with the group I went in with. He didn't say anything to me, but he did treat many people from my group extremely bad. He was even yelling at some people from the group. He had a very short temper....More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Jesus L
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Spagetti had huge meat balls but very little sauce. It was very average to say the most about it. The bread was excellent I will say.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Cynthia A
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Looking for Authenic Italian food, not big on decor, this is the place. Just the smell has calories. Huge menu on wall, and the food is great. We had pizza and open face sausage sandwiches. Just wonderful downtown location, colorful clients too. A d ont...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank DavidDanville
Reviewed March 28, 2018 via mobile

We ate here while visiting from out of town. I ordered the lasagna and my husband ordered the Stromboli. Both were served piping hot and had an authentic, Italian taste with the portions being quite generous. The menu is extensive and prices are average. Many...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank LoisR894
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Been going here for 30 years. Watched kids grow up from infants. The food at this place is great: pizza, calzones, meatball parmesan, stuffed shells. Can't go wrong. But is time for a good cleaning. Getting a little grimy.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Tricky1228
Reviewed December 13, 2017 via mobile

I stopped in later on Saturday night. They still have pizza slices available at night.I decided to take my food home.It is a smaller restaurant.lots of beer choices.looks like carry out beer to.Really good prices on food compared to other Italian restaurants.Good food.Great bread.A really...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank jeffmY8705JY
Reviewed October 24, 2017 via mobile

Really Good Pizza downtown Springfield.. family owned .. walking distance from downtown hotels and conference center.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 105shawanam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 432 E Monroe St, Springfield, IL 62701-1411
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Springfield
  • Phone Number: +1 217-522-5271
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