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Gem City Pizzeria

1801 State St, Quincy, IL 62301-5165
+1 217-228-0550
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible3%
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Pizza, Mexican
$$ - $$$
1801 State St, Quincy, IL 62301-5165
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

This has been a good restaurant for decades. Don't be too put off when you see the large group of people waiting to be seated, the line moves pretty fast.

Thank Monte S
Reviewed 7 August 2018

My favorite pizza place in the world. Service and food are great and value is great too. The only drawback is the seating is a bit too close between tables and sometimes they are so busy you must wait for a table. I also recommend...More

Thank moboyngirl
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Your experience starts with hot chips and salsa, can you get any better than that. We ordered a Jeff's Special and the pizza was filled with toppings. Plus they cut the slices into squares for easy to hold deliciousness. I recommend it for anyone in...More

Thank smmaynard21
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

As a native Quincyan, I only come back a couple of time a year to visit family, and Gem City is one of the must haves when I return! Always have to have a delicious Jeff’s Special!!

Thank scbrace
Reviewed 22 December 2017

My Wife and I tried this place on a Tuesday evening. I had pizza and wings. Food was good. Wings were usual. The pizza is good, not great. The service was excellent. The hot chips and salsa served before the meal will get me back....More

Thank mkelly1959
Reviewed 9 December 2017

We were looking for a good pizza place and Gem City was recommended by more than one source and so we tried it despite our better judgment (it's just not right that a restaurant mix pizza and Mexican). The place was busy and we were...More

Thank medtravelsxc
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Love the food here. Great pizza & strawberry margaritas. The seating is a little crowded, but they are busy & need to be able to seat large groups. I will return again & again. The restaurant is handicapped assessable, but it's tight.

Thank FunFoodTravel95
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We come to Gem City at least once a month. It is my Fathers all time favorite place to eat. I love their chips and salsa although it seems I always get the crappy smashed chips. I love the green salsa. T he Fajitas are...More

Thank brockoli86
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We came to restaurant about 8 after a football game on a Saturday. Restaurant was not crowded. There were lots of empty tables. We must have come in a back door and were instructed to go to the other side to wait for a table....More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Outstanding Pizza. the sour Kraut Pizza is unbelievable Try it with the pineapple. Great service and best food

Thank Dennis H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 State St, Quincy, IL 62301-5165
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Quincy
  • Phone Number: +1 217-228-0550
Come in and enjoy one of Quincy's oldest pizzeria. We offer pizza and a wide range of Mexican Dinners. Our entire menu is available for delivery or carry out. Pizza's:Small 10"Medium 12"Large 14"Family 16"Some of our Mexican Specialties:BurritosCheese EnchiladasHot TomalesSoft Shell TacosTaco SaladsTaquitosEnchiladas Tijuana ChichenEnjoy some of our Mexican Dinners which all come with Mexican Rice & Refried Beans. A great place to enjoy friends or family. We are open 7 days a week.
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