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Joe's Pizza and Pasta

115 E Jefferson Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3457
+1 217-342-9394
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good22%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“breadsticks” (14 reviews)
“pasta” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
115 E Jefferson Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3457
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was some of the best pasta sauce I have ever tasted waitress very accommodating and moving at the speed of sound great place to eat after a long road trip kids ssaid it was good also fussy eaters so it must have been good

Thank warriors2415
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there recently and had the family pleaser with pizza, salad, and breadsticks. It lives up to its ranking of one of the ten best pizza places in Illinois. Authentic Italian food and decor. They're always busy, but the waitresses keep up with good...More

Thank Charles P L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the lasagna and loved it. The marina was a little sweet and delicious. Tons of cheese on it too. Another girl had chicken parmesan and lobster ravioli. They all were delicious. It was very busy but still gave great service. If I'm ever...More

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Heading from Arizona to Boston and spent the night in Effingham and a trip downtown to Joe's. Friendly place with sizable portions at very reasonable prices. Was not a fan of Joe's marinara sauce as much to sweet for my Boston Italian ( North End...More

1  Thank glaffey75
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Joe's is a cute and cozy Italian eatery. The price is right. The service is excellent. The fare is only average but this comment is coming from someone of Italian descent who has been accustomed to authentic homemade pasta, etc...It's not like your Nonna's or...More

Thank culture_8
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We were staying at a local hotel and ordered Joes for delivery. Easy ordering online - that's a bonus. Everything arrived on time and we have no complaints.

Thank rhodeswelltraveled
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing much could be changed at Joe's to make it any better! Boneless wings, sauces excellent! Italian salad, excellent! Waitress, excellent! Always a great dining experience!

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We had the jumbo meat lovers and a small Chicago style pizza. Totally different tastes. Both satisfying. The meat lovers was our favorite. Thin crust with generous cheese and the right amounts of meat. We will be back.

Reviewed 24 April 2017

We ate here recently on an overnight stop in Effingham. The pizza is excellent and they even have an Extra Small size. The salad was enough for 2 to share. The restaurant serves Italian pasta dishes as well as pizza. It is easy to get...More

Thank Lovegoldens4
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I sought out a local restaurant in Effingham rather than a chain restaurant. This restaurant was recommended by a friend. The staff was very accommodating. They allowed me to dine at a high top in the bar area so I could enjoy NCAA basketball as...More

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3 March 2017|
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Response from streetsmartsChicago | Reviewed this property |
I don't know I am from out of town and occasionally eat at Joe's
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 E Jefferson Ave, Effingham, IL 62401-3457
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Effingham
  • Phone Number: +1 217-342-9394
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