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Cemeno's Pizza

1630 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-1622
+1 815-254-2500
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“antipasto salad” (12 reviews)
“pepperoni” (6 reviews)
“white pizza” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
1630 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-1622
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cemeno's pizza (like their actual pizza, not as in the name of the place lol) is pretty underrated. I will say the rest of their menu isn't anything to fawn over, and the wine list really is not great, but the pizza itself is pretty...More

Thank sargar69
Reviewed 1 week ago

For years, friends in the Joliet area have been touting Cemeno's Pizza. It used to be associated with Aurelio's, the Chicago Heights-based south suburban chain, but the Cemeno family opted to go on their own and build their own reputation. "Good pizza but even better...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The large antipasto salad was great as was the pizzas and mozzarella sticks. The meatball sandwich was superb!

Thank VissyP
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We ordered bruschetta as an appetizer. The bruschetta topping came in a bowl surrounded by the bread. The bowl of topping looked awful. Chopped tomato in a watery soup with an army green basil mash that looked unappetizing. The pizza was average, nothing special. I...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Food is very good. Pizza and spinach salad are my favorites. This restaurant has been around a long time and is a favorite of locals. They have a new billing policy that patrons should be aware of. If more than 2 separate checks per table,...More

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Love Cemeno's pizza (I prefer the thin crust)! A must when you are in Joliet. Great salad also. Great for banquets and they have a great bar with lots of COLD draft beer.

Thank Rachael T
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Great pizza and attentive wait staff! A family friendly environment for a dinner stop on the way to Chicago.

Thank kayjay9876
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

My wife and I attended a birthday party for our friend wife's 50th birthday. The atmosphere of the restaurant is very good, gathering of family and friends was amazing and the occasion was well put together. The dinner was buffet style which consist of chicken,...More

Thank 902Jose_R
Reviewed 4 May 2017

As usual, the pizza was great here. Really surprised that they had to look a little to find a large table for us at 4:00 on a Saturday. This is not a bargain meal, but it is upper level quality. A comfortable room, and decent...More

Thank Bill W
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Looking for a great place to enjoy pizza and sports? Head to Cemeno's for one of the best in town. Fun friendly atmosphere and great food.

Thank Rick H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1630 Essington Rd, Joliet, IL 60435-1622
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Joliet
  • Phone Number: +1 815-254-2500
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