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Illianos Real Italian Pizzeria

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709 Broad Street Ext, Waterford, CT 06385-1354
+1 860-437-1999
10:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 22:30
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Winthrop, Maine
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38 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was as good as we remembered from the sample slice of pizza when we arrived to the last bite of the cheeseburger grinder. Don't pass this one by. Bring Illianos to Maine!

Thank Elaine W
Hartford, CT
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27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Ate late with my nephew on a Thursday night right before closing. Even though it was late the waitress was welcoming. Soon as we sat down we were given two complimentary small slices of pizza to welcome us to Illiano's. Nephew had buffalo wings and I had a slice of chicken pizza. Both were really good. Service was excellent. Even... More 

Thank Food9er
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

They have so many types of pizza, and you get a free slice when you get there. Friendly service, short wait times, all in all a good place.

Thank Scott H
Montville, Connecticut
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130 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016

I have eaten ate Illianos for over 15 years. I am fond of their New York style pizza. Over the course of my dining experience I have always gotten a consistently good pizza. They may have different cooks but the pizza has maintained the same excellent quality for over 15 years.

Thank Krieger H
Worcester, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

All illianos pizza place are flat out awesome. They give you a small sample piece of pizza while you order. You want pizza this is where you go.

1 Thank john4bella
New London, Connecticut
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

With all of the really fine Italian restaurants available in Connecticut, you can certainly do better.

Thank LarryTheChair
Loudoun County, Virginia
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

Stopped and bought a large "special" pizza to go to munch on during the week and it was incredible. We have some good local pizza places down in Virginia, but it's a totally different story up here at Illiano's. The toppings are top-notch and the crust is just plain better. Might take one home...

Thank holanewman
Oakdale, Connecticut
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247 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2015

I have loved this place and the other related restaurants for years. You can get a slice which is great.

Thank Oakdale29
Jewett City, Connecticut
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

I have been here a few times. They have one of the best tasting pizzas in the area. When you walk in the place you are greeted and given a sample taste of pizza. Prices are more than the typical chain pizza place but well worth it. I would definitely recommend this place over any other pizza place in the... More 

Thank BGonzalez1973
Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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138 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

Stopped at this location with a business associate for a quick lunch. He had never been to Illianos and I had not been to this location before. We received the complimentary pizza slices upon arrival (plain cheese pizza). For lunch we ordered a garden salad with grilled chicken and an Italian Grinder. Both portions were huge and we took 1/2... More 

Thank Reggae052011

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 709 Broad Street Ext, Waterford, CT 06385-1354
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Waterford
  • Phone Number: +1 860-437-1999

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?