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“Best subs (torpedos) ever!”
Review of La Gondola

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La Gondola
Ranked #15 of 168 Restaurants in Decatur
Cuisines: Italian
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Omaha, Nebraska
Level 4 Contributor
43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Best subs (torpedos) ever!”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

La Gondola has got to have the best subs (they call them torpedos) in the area. The bread that they use on them is sweet and mouth watering.
Only downfalls-they are not open on Monday's and the Long Creek location is a bit antiquated (good for a low-key restaurant).

  • Visited April 2012
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English first
Chicago, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“we love La Gondola!”
Reviewed December 1, 2012

Excellent fast-food italian with home-made, family-owned quality! Great for the kids, too. We love their spaghetti and meat sauce, torpedo deluxe, and cinnamon bread, and probably order carry-out twice a month at a minimum for our family of 4!

Visited November 2012
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Decatur, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Good, staple Italian food.”
Reviewed November 21, 2012

La Gondola is family owned. The location is good and the service is on the very good/good side. The food is good and the portions are fairly large for the price paid. My kids swear by the cinnamon bread loaf and the spaghetti. While I like their food my palate has largely "graduated" from the basic Italian food that La Gondola serves. The location on Water is good for drive up or pickup but I would not really plan to be "wowed" by the interior. It is very utilitarian and is not really meant as anything more than an "eat and go" establishment.

  • Visited November 2012
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Decatur, Illinois
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“rude service”
Reviewed November 8, 2012

horrible customer service, people at counter are just plain RUDE
I get so tired of this every time we visit it is the same story

Visited November 2012
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Illinois
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Family favorite”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

La Gondola is a local favorite. We call ahead and order the Family Feast to take home on a weeknight - spaghetti, garlic bread, cinnamon bread and a torpedo. Usually we'll have the pasta/bread for supper and save the torpedo for lunch the next day. It's inexpensive, and the bread is the standout item. Just good plain family food.. we rarely if ever eat AT the restaurant, but simply drive-thru to pick up our food to take home. Very convenient.

Visited October 2012
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