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“Surprisingly comparable to Chicago pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Papa Del's Pizza - CLOSED

Papa Del's Pizza
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, American, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Delivery, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Savoy, Illinois
1 review
“Surprisingly comparable to Chicago pizza”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2014

I know this sounds crazy, but I actually at times prefer Papa Del's to Giordano's or Lou Malnati's in Chicago. Yeah, I know that sounds crazy... Their pizza by the slice pricing for lunch is CRAZY cheap.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Joseph Y
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English first
Detroit, Michigan
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139 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Average, too expensive, wait too long”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2014

Went here for the 2nd time with the same people, except one. 3 people ordered coffee and asked for a refill. Instead of bringing a pot of coffee to the table or bring fresh cups the waitress wanted to take all the cups to the back and fill them, stating "I promise not to mix them up" The blue cheese dressing is awful. Again the salads and breadstick are not very good at all. As a whole we all decided the establishment is overpriced and the wait for the food is too long. We will not return and I would not recommend to anyone..

  • Visited January 2014
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2 Thank k s
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Champaign, Illinois
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Not as good as I remembered”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

My memories of Papa Dels stuffed pizza were of ooey, gooey, cheesy filled slices of happiness. This time not so much. We ordered a plain pepperoni and one special, both stuffed. Sad to say there was more flavorless bread crust than anything else. The ingredients (what little there were of them) stopped a good 1-1 1/2 inches from the crust, resulting in thick crust, empty space, thick crust. Very disappointed

  • Visited December 2013
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1 Thank ssjcjzfarms
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Champaign, Illinois
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Pap's for pizza”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014

Consistently great pizza! Maybe one in 50 are below their high standards. Been eating here since 1975!

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank PanoBJL
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Champaign, Illinois
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Christmas Eve frozen pizza tradition !”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Nice wait staff at The Crossing order desk. Pre ordered frozen pizzas for Christmas Eve dinner , baked at home for a NO stress non- traditional, delicious family dinner.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank eskswach
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