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Long-running chain serving Chicago-style deep-dish & thin-crust pizzas, plus Italian comfort fare.

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Phone: (312) 266-5421

Primary Phone: (312) 266-5421

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Streeterville, Central Chicago, Near North Side

Gino's East Of Chicago

Gino's East Pizza

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I thought this place would've ...

I thought this place would've been much better than it actually was. I got there before the lunch rush but seating still took over 20 minutes. The atmosphere wasn't inviting to me and their appetizers taste like something I could make in the microwave. The pizza itself was OK but I probably could've gotten better at Beggar's or Giordano's- both of which are closer to my house.

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My family and I have been goin...

My family and I have been going here for years and while the service isn't always the best, the pizza never disappoints. We also usually order a large salad for the entire table and it's also very good. We order the deep dish with cheese and tomatoes (chunky sauce) on top of the pizza, which is how all their pizzas are made. We rarely order toppings because we love the cheese and tomatoes so much, but we have enjoyed... view more

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Lindsey Marsh

traveled to Chicago during a business trip in September. We decided to eat at Ginos to experience Chicago pizza. WORST DECISION EVER!! 2 of my colleagues and I split the deep dish meat lovers pizza & antipasto salad and we all got food poisoning. I was the worst out of the 3 of us. I was so sick I missed my last day of training and had to change my flight to the following day; spending the last day of my trip deathly... view more

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Not that great

My husband and I ate there recently because many people told my husband that we needed to try their fabulous pizza when we went to Chicago. The whole experience was a disappointment! People were made to stand in a line outside in the 96 degree heat when there was plenty of room in the lobby where there was air conditioning. Many, many tables were open, but there was quite a wait. The pizza Nazis-hostesses and hosts-f... view more

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I know that Gino's East is supposed to be a great spot for deep dish pizza, but I did not care for it. We waited 45 minutes for our deep dish pizza, and what we ate was a very unflavorful mush. The cheese just sat in a sticky clump, and the entire pizza was very bland. After speaking to other people who have had similar experiences, we learned that the best place to go for deep dish in Chicago is Luminati's.

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As a doctor, I can only recommend this treat once a month. It is one of Chicago's Best Pizza's.

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wouldn't feed this to animals

crust tastes like plain flour and cornmeal. cheap cheese just turns into oil when hot. store bought sauce. Overpriced!!! These people are insane! Just a tourist trap-Nothing else

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Patty Farley
""You can't go home again""- Thomas Wolfe

Hello?!?! The ""original"" Gino's East and all its ambience are gone, baby gone. Unfortunately, the one time winner has fallen under the same corporate rule that runs Eduardo's and Ed Debevics. The quality no loner goes in, but the name still goes on.\r
The long-time staff and owners were awesome. So here's to Sam, George, Fred, Fred Randazzo, Margie, Pete, Victor, Franca, Dottie, Carla, Irene, Patty, Charlie and a
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Deep dish pizza from Gino's and Unos is fantastic market scheme

Gino's and Uno's, between the the two of them, have managed to convince the rest of the world that deep dish pizza is actually ""Chicago Style pizza. It is one of the greatest marketing schemes I have ever seen. People will say they went to Chicago over the weekend and while there, they had a real ""Chicago Style"" pizza, and then proceed to tell me how thick it was. I tell them ""I hate to tell you this but wha... view more

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GREAT FOOD! In Chicago you should at least give it a whirl!!!

We arrived pretty late as far as dinner hour is concerned but the wait was only 15 outside, 10 in the waitng room but then unfortuantely another 15 before anyone took a drink order & that was after we flagged down a manager to KINDLY mention that we hadn't been taken care of. After that it was smooth sailing with no attitude but NOTE please that if you KINDLY tell people your having bad service they will always make... view more

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162 E Superior StChicagoIL 60611

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