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Pagliai's Pizza

1600 Lincoln Ave Ste C, Charleston, IL 61920-3029
+1 217-345-3400
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“spaghetti” (19 reviews)
“pizza” (66 reviews)
“sausage” (11 reviews)
Opens in 3 min
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1600 Lincoln Ave Ste C, Charleston, IL 61920-3029
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We regularly order Pagliai’s pizza. Their Pagliai’s special is my favorite (a little bit of everything). The sauce has the perfect zip (spice) to it. A family favorite!

Thank Hikrbabe
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

We love Pagliai’s Pizza! We have been coming here since we were kids. It’s where my parents would take us when they would come visit us when we were students at EIU. Now we bring our own kids here. It’s hard to sit together if...More

Thank MamaB126
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Pagliai's pizza has been a favorite pizza place for many years. Family owned and very friendly staff. They season the sausage with a special recipe that never disappoints!

Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We ate there on a Thursday night for the first time and got right in and seated. Took a few minutes for the waitress, Jennica, to get over to us but once she “checked us in” she really was good and responsive to our needs....More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

It’s well known in Charleston Illinois that Pagliai’s is the best pizza around! And there’s spaghetti and garlic bread is also delicious. Friendly service, great carry out ... always special time when we get to go here!

Thank cheryl b
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Love this hometown jewel!! Excellent pizza, spaghetti, salad and cheese bread. We have been going here since we went to college at EIU. We love the pizza (Pagliai's Special), salads (the house dressing is excellent!), spaghetti, cheese bread and always the friendly, hometown feel.

Thank MamaB126
Reviewed 12 August 2017

They do pizza right. My favorites are the Pagliais Special which is a thin crust supreme, and the House Special that has double cheese and double sausage. They use quality toppings and have a nice sauce. You might as well get an order of cheese...More

Thank Uberdonk
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This place has great pizza and service. They are usually very busy so make sure you take that in consideration when you go to eat there. They also have Pasta special on Wednesday.

Thank Stella O
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Love the house special, thick crust with double sausage and double cheese, when have one you will back for more

Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Iconic pizza parlor by Charleston High School that has delighted local residents for years and a must when former residents come back to town. The Wednesday night spaghetti special has locals and college students standing in line outside to have a plate of home made...More

Thank 20ntheg0
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16 June 2017|
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Response from Thomas F | Reviewed this property |
I am unsure about the glutten free items. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 Lincoln Ave Ste C, Charleston, IL 61920-3029
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Charleston
  • Phone Number: +1 217-345-3400
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