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Gino's East Magnificent Mile

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

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For 50 years, the original Gino’s East has been offering the best deep dish pizza experience in Chicago. Since we opened our doors in 1966, we’ve shared millions of our signature golden-crust Chicago-style pizzas with Chicagoans, celebrities, and visitors from all over the world. Don’t believe us? The writing is on the walls! We’re world-famous for our tradition of letting all of our customers leave their mark on our restaurant. Come by and leave some graffiti, if you can find a spot, and see if you can find it next year! Gino’s Chicago-style deep dish is made the same way it was 50 years ago. We start with our signature, secret-recipe dough and top it with mounds of mozzarella cheese, fresh
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, American
Outdoor Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The pizza was amazing as was the service. They have a few tables on the sidewalk with umbrellas, kind of nice in downtown Chicago to eat outside. Good selection of beers. Would go again!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lisa N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn’t say more about Chicago! The trip was delicious! :-) Gino’s was a neat atmosphere! Everyone was friendly and the surpeme was great! A small feeds four and it was more than enough between my husband and I. Would definitely go back!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Kgepparker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our 4th Chicago style pizza restaurant to visit. There were no pasta dishes on the menu. We arrived early at 11am for lunch. It was 17 minutes before our drink order was taken after we were seated. The first time the pizza came...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic deep dish pizza. We got the meat lovers and the spinach margarita. Had never had deep dish before but would highly recommend this place for it. We had a longer wait for our pizza 1hr1/2 but the waitress continued to offer free drinks for...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank travelaus999
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped here with 3 hungry boys. The Pizza is tasty and the place is in a cool part of Chicago on the Magnificent Mile. Neat atmosphere inside also.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hagz70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want deep dish pizza, Gino’s East is the place to go! Best pizza I. Chicago - HANDS DOWN! The cornmeal crust just makes it the best. It’s also a fun place to take the kids. Make sure you bring a permanent marker -...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mbm5389
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This pizza is awesome! Huge slices and tastes wonderful! Cool spot off magnificent mile. Waitress was awesome as well. She handled our party of 16 with ease and warned us ahead of time about the 45 minutes that it takes for a pizza to cook.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lauralam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had about 12 of us and ended up here at the original Gino’s east. We ordered several deep dish pizzas. The food and drinks sure did hit the spot.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank turne23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Grew up near Chicago and ate at Gino's frequently. We have a meal here whenever we are in Chicago. Have been forced to try pizza in other states and have been universally disappointed because they cannot compete. Pizza here is a meal. You need a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank EdS8491
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hadn't been here in awhile but stopped in at an "off" hour and ordered a thin-crust pepperoni. Awesome. Sat at the bar and got great service. Order came up quickly and I devoured it and headed out. My kind of meal.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael K
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16 April 2018|
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Response from lili-aruba | Reviewed this property |
There is a parkinglot in front of the restaurant
16 April 2018|
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Response from MNTravelers5154 | Reviewed this property |
I would Google Gino's East and zoom in on the map to see whether the map lists any parking ramps; you could also type in Gino's address and search "Parking near (insert Gino's address.") We use bus, train and walking when we... More
3 April 2018|
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Response from jlr251916 | Reviewed this property |
Yes pizza by the slice was an option
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