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“Just an average experience.”

Jupiter's Pizzeria and Billiards
Ranked #51 of 326 Restaurants in Champaign
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Just an average experience.”
Reviewed February 17, 2013

The crab and artichoke dip and the egg rolls were great appetizers. The barbecue chicken pizza was loaded with chicken but watch out . . . The pizza is very hot, one person in our group burned their lip. Our waiter seemed confused and that was reflected in challenges with our order. Everything was straightened out but all the wait staff in our section seemed puzzled as to which table got what food. More than once someone tried to give us another party's dinner. This place has a very contemporary feel but on our visit the service was lacking. We sat on the main floor so maybe the other levels don't have these issues.

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English first
Monticello, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Somes days it is better than others”
Reviewed February 14, 2013

On a good day, Jupiter's is great thin crust pizza, with choices of unusual or traditional toppings. On a bad day, toppings on the pizza are sparse, and the pizza is sometimes overcooked. The crab dip appetizer is awesome, although it was better when it was served with pita wedges instead of chips. I asked the server why they switched, and he said the pita wedges caused people to break and crack teeth too often. Really? More than a hard chip? Seemed like an usual excuse, but perhaps that's true. The dip is still awesome. . .

The kids love the games. We have nicknamed the place as "Charles E. Cheese"--the grown up version of the unassociated, annoying pizza place with games where you redeem tickets for prizes.

Jupiter's is a great overall experience, even if the food is somewhat inconsistent. When our teenage daughter had friends visiting from out of town, we headed to Jupiter's because it offers entertaining for all ages and is unique compared to other restaurants in town.

Visited December 2012
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Burlington, Vermont, United States
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Tuesday = Half Off Pizza”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

It's by no means a classy place, but for half off a large pizza it's a good option. Play some pool or chill with friends. The pizza is good, not great, but certainly not bad.

Visited November 2012
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Tennessee
Level 6 Contributor
215 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Great Service”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

We've been here several times to ahve pizza and play some pool, but on this day we were here celebrating my girlfriends birthday. The service was excellent and the staff when above and beyond to make sure everyone was getting their drink orders and having a good time. They held the cake for us in the kitchen until we were ready for it and let us put up some balloons.

  • Visited April 2012
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East Central IL
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Pizza Bianco”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

I've only been here for lunch, so can't comment on the evening crowd, food, atmosphere, etc. My friend and I go for the one thing - the pizza bianco. It's on a thin crust, brushed with olive oil, topped with mozzarella, garlic, onion, spinach and artichoke hearts. Soooo good!! (Just a warning, it is a bar, in case you're sensitive about such things.)

Visited May 2012
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