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Italian and Pizza

Italian and Pizza

Taste of Italy in Downstate Illinois

There’s no question that one of the most popular foods in the history of food is Italian and pizza. Odds are that you’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love it, right?  If you’re hungry while reading this, it’s an almost certainly you’ll be eating Italian for your next meal – hopefully from one of the restaurants below!

Alfonso's Pizza Palace

Lawrenceville, Illinois
Grab a slice of your favorite pizza at Alfonso's Pizza Palace in Lawrenceville, IL. There, you'll find grea...more!

Alongi's Italian Restaurant

Du Quoin, IL
Guy Alongi founded Alongi's Italian Restaurant in 1933 after he immigrated to the United States from Cinisi, Si...more!

Anthony's Wild West Restaurant & Fallout Saloon

Flora, IL
Anthony's Wild West in Flora, IL is your one-stop-shop for all things fun! They serve pizza and BBQ into the ni...more!

Auten's Pizza House

McLeansboro, Illinois
Auten's Pizza House has been serving delicious pizza since 1978....more!

Bailey's Bistro

Albion, IL
Bailey's Bistro is an American Italian restaurant open for a finer dining experience with homemade foods a...more!

Bella Milano

O'Fallon, IL
At Bella Milano, you'll find seasonally inspired cuisine and St. Louis-style Italian cooking, made from recipes...more!

Bennie's Pizza Pub

Belleville, IL
A cool little Pizza Pub on Main St. in Downtown Belleville, IL. You can swing in and grab a slice, take a pie to go...more!

Blind Daddy's Hideout

Keyesport, IL
Blind Daddy’s Hideout is a recently renovated motel, restaurant, and bar all in one convenient location. The ...more!

Bobe's Pizza - Lawrenceville

Lawrenceville, IL
When you are craving cheesy pizza that is made from scratch and has been a local favorite since the 1950s, there&rs...more!

Bobe's Pizza - Mount Carmel

Mount Carmel, IL
Pizzas made the way you like it — from scratch! Come on in and try a delicious Bobe's pizza, sa...more!

Bobe's Pizza - Olney

Olney, IL
A local favorite since the 1950's, Bobe's Pizza in Olney hand-prepares their pizzas with only the freshest ...more!

The Boiler Room Restaurant

Okawville, Illinois
Delicious home style cooked food located on Hanover Street....more!

Breadeaux Pizza

Millstadt, Illinois
What makes our products different? The most important single factor is our crust, which is chewy and sweet, and rem...more!

Buretta's Bar & Grill

Nashville, Illinois
We are centrally located right in downtown Nashville, IL on Saint Louis Street. Stop in and enjoy some of our famou...more!

Casino Queen Restaurant

East Saint Louis, Illinois
Dine in only. Steak served with the utmost quality....more!

Classic Pizza & Pasta

Fairfield, Illinois
"The fastest pizza in town!" We are known for our speedy but incredible service!...more!

Columbia City Saloon Bar & Grill at West Park Bowl

Columbia, IL
West Park Bowl has been serving Columbia since 1982. We are proud to keep this establishment up and serving the com...more!

D.S. Vespers Sports Pub & Eatery at The EDGE

Belleville, Illinois
The EDGE features freshly made food with the majority of it locally sourced.  We have been long known for our ...more!

DiCarlo's Pizza & Pasta

Red Bud, Illinois
The pizza can best be described as a delicious combination of crispy hot bread, homemade tomato sauce, and freshly ...more!

Dimaggio's Pizza & Pasta - Highland

Highland, Illinois
Whether you come into our restaurant or order for take-out, you will be impressed with our uncompromising quality, ...more!

Dimaggio's Pizza - Albion

Albion, Illinois
Our food is fresh, delicious, and made-to-order....more!

Dimaggio's Pizza - Carmi

Carmi, IL

Dimaggio's Pizza - Fairfield

Fairfield, Illinois
DiMaggio's is a family-owned restaurant and has been for 45 years. Our main focus is to use quality ingredients...more!

Dimaggio's Pizza - Flora

Flora, Illinois

Eagle's Nest

Addieville, IL

Earl's Supper Club

West Union, Illinois
Family owned AND operated since 1952 by the Earl Williams family. Specializing in catfish, shrimp, and chicken....more!

Fairways at Greenview

Centralia, IL
Located at Greenview golf course in Centralia, Fairways is great American food! Steaks, salads, sandwiches, entrees...more!

Frankie's On The Hill

Nashville, Illinois
At Frankie's our goal is to provide a great atmosphere, paired with food to rival. With music to set the mood, ...more!

Funderburk's Gas Grill & Deli

Pocahontas, Illinois
We are a full service diner offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Our varied menu includes everything from breakfa...more!

The Fuzzy Duck Saloon

Nashville, IL

Gia's Pizza

O'Fallon, Illinois
Welcome to Gia’s Pizza. Located in both historic downtown O’Fallon, IL, Gia’s Pizza serves up Pizza, Salads, Sandwi...more!

Girolamo Pizzaria

Nashville, Illinois
"Our pizza is popular enough to be different." We love what we do and are dedicated to making the best qu...more!

Gray's Restaurant

Bridgeport, Illinois
We have served Lawrence County and the surrounding areas for 70 years. Come enjoy our hand cut steaks and catfish!...more!

Griffin's Pizza

Bridgeport, IL
The Pizza House has food everyone in the family will love!...more!

Gseppe's Pizzeria

Vandalia, IL

Hoffman House

Hoffman, Illinois
Delicious drinks, come hangout with us!...more!

Joe Boccardi's Ristorante

Columbia, IL
Rooted in Italian American traditions, Joe Boccardi's specializes in fresh, authentic Italian cuisine. Visit th...more!

Joe's Pizza & Pasta

Vandalia, IL

Joe's Pizza and Pasta

Olney, IL
Dine in, carry-out, delivery and catering! Eat at Joes!...more!

Joe's Pizza Newton

Newton, IL
Welcome to Joe's Italian Foods & Pizza located on the square in Newton, IL! Stop by and see us for a compl...more!

Joe's Pizza Salem

Salem, IL
Joe's Pizza is a local pizza and pasta chain with a location in Salem, IL. ...more!

Just Sue's

Evansville, Illinois
The bar is located in the small friendly town of Evansville, IL. Just Sue's is well known for our Pizzas and Bl...more!

Kelly O's Pizza

Mount Carmel, Illinois
Delicious pizza with fresh toppings!...more!

Knotty Pine Inn Restaurant

Breese, Illinois
After you have enjoyed a warm meal at our restaurant, stop by for a rest at our conveniently located Knotty Pine mo...more!

Little Augies Pizza

Breese, Illinois
Little Augie’s has served the Clinton County area for over 20 years. We specialize in pizza; but also offer pastas,...more!

Little Italy's

Mount Carmel, Illinois
Our mission statement says it all: “To provide the best pizza, at a fair price, proudly delivered with the best ser...more!

Little Nashville Restaurant

Nashville, IL
Little Nashville Restaurant is your destination for good home cooking in Nashville, Illinois....more!

Lu-Bob's Family Restaurant

Greenville, Illinois
At LuBobs you will find breakfast, sandwiches, dinners, pizza, homemade pies and soft freeze any time of day. LuBob...more!

Lucky Joe's Corner Bar & Grill

Freeburg, Illinois
We serve lunch, dinner, coffee and drinks!...more!

Mamma Antonia's Trattoria - Centralia

Centralia, Illinois
Authentic, simple, delicious Italian dishes in a cozy, homestyle trattoria setting. Especially geared towards famil...more!

Mamma Antonia's Trattoria - Salem

Salem, IL

Marco's Express

Swansea, IL
Located at 127 North Belt East Swansea, IL.  Marco's Express is a local family owned business that has bee...more!

Mascoutah Community Lanes

Mascoutah, IL
Handcrafted Pizza & Hand-dipped Ice Cream served for dine-in or carryout 7 days a week....more!

Mazzio's Highland

Highland, IL
Mazzio's is the premier pizza restaurant in Highland....more!

Mimmo's Italian Restuarant - Grayville

Grayville, IL

Mimmo's Pizza - McLeansboro

McLeansboro, IL

Mimmo's Pizza - Norris City

Norris City, IL

Orphan Smokehouse

Centralia, IL

Papa Vito's Pizza - Belleville

Belleville, Illinois
Welcome to Papa Vito's Pizza. Located in historic downtown Belleville. Papa Vito's serves up the "Worl...more!

Papa Vito's Pizza - Waterloo

Waterloo, Illinois
Located in historic downtown Waterloo. Papa Vito's serves up the "World's Best Pizza, Salads, Sandwiches, and Wings...more!

Papa Vito's Pizza West

Belleville, Illinois
A welcome addition to the Papa Vito's family open on the beautiful Westend of Belleville, IL....more!

Peel Wood Fired Pizza

O'Fallon, Illinois
Award winning wood fired pizza restaurant with locations in O'Fallon and beyond!...more!

Pie Hard Pizza & Custard Co.

Waterloo, IL

Pizza Fast

Olney, IL
Need a quick bite to eat before you continue your Downstate Illinois adventure? Try Pizza Fast/Sub Fast in Olney, I...more!

Pizza Man - Salem

Salem, IL

Pizza Man Newton

Newton, IL

Pizza Market

Trenton, Illinois
Welcome to the official Pizza Market of Trenton, Illinois Facebook page! Don't forget about our LUNCH BUFFET that r...more!

Powhatan Motel Restaurant

Pocahontas, Illinois
Delicious food and amazing service!...more!

Reifschneider's Grill & Grape - Columbia

Columbia, IL
Reifschneider’s Grill & Grape offers a unique dining experience with soups and salads, brick oven pizzas,...more!

Reifschneider's Grill & Grape - Freeburg

Freeburg, Illinois
Reifschneider’s Grill & Grape offers a unique dining experience that includes something for everybody inc...more!

Rocky’s Italian Bistro

Paris, IL
Rocky's Italian Bistro offers authentic Italian dishes suitable for all occasions....more!

Rosati's Sports Pub

Robinson, Illinois
Chicago-based, family owned, pizza franchise established in 1964....more!

Rosie's Pizzeria

Marshall, IL
Rosie's Pizzeria is a pizza place located in Marshall, IL. ...more!

Sam's Pizza & Pub

Highland, Illinois
We are happy to offer you over five decades of pizza tradition in a fun, friendly environment. Our brick ovens have...more!

Savoia's Pizza

Paris, IL
Savoia's Pizza is an Italian restaurant in Paris, IL. ...more!

Smokin' K's BBQ & More

Millstadt, Illinois
Traditional American cuisine including barbecue and breakfast....more!

Soul Fish Chicken Gyro Pizza Int. Food

O'Fallon, Illinois
Food that everyone will love. From pizza to gyros, there is something on the menu for you....more!

Squatter's Knob BBQ

Toledo, IL

The Mill

Ruma, IL
Food, Wine, Beer & Martini Bar...more!

Tiny's Pub & Grill

Columbia, Illinois
Visit Tiny’s Pub & Grill, a locally owned and operated restaurant in Downstate Illinois since 1975! Home ...more!

Top Shooters

Columbia, IL
Top Shooters is located in Columbia, IL. Just 5 min from South County in St. Louis. Established in 2002, a very fun...more!

Tuscany Grill

Robinson, Illinois
Whether you’re looking for a quick bite to eat or an affordable night out with the family, Tuscany Grill can ...more!

Washy's Pub

Columbia, Illinois
Join Washy's Pub for delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options with a hometown, friendly twist. Washy's...more!

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