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710 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-3742
+1 217-344-7619
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (11 reviews)
“duck breast” (2 reviews)
“bread” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
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710 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-3742
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

The place has a nice atmosphere, the host was really friendly but the food wasn't really special. We went for lunch and we try pasta (Spinach Tagliatelle and Mezzaluna), I can not say that was bad, but because of the reviews I expected much more...More

Thank Catalina S
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

I am an alum and used to treat myself once in a while in college with Timpone’s pizza. I brought my family back for a November football game and decided to have dinner here and it was just as delicious as it ever was. We...More

Thank shescrafty2016
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

There were 8 in our group on a Friday afternoon and everyone enjoyed their meal. The waitress was very helpful and suggested a variation on a dish that the chef was happy to do and it turned out great. We’ve been here several times and...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

When you've been excused by your college student this is the place to go. The ambiance is subdued and quiet. The service is excellent. Decent wine list. Well made cocktails. Hard to list a favorite menu item, (never had anything we didn't love.) The specials...More

1  Thank k4bsbob
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The very best pizza!! Only one size available,is the only negitive. If you want the best, this is it!! Note, the lemon tart for desert!!It is fabulous.

Thank Mothermo
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner with italian dishes, wonderful bread pudding and key lime pai, and very good service!

Thank Marit S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

I asked several students where to eat and got numerous chain restaurant suggestions. We wanted something more and lucked into Timpone's. We had a wonderful meal in a great atmosphere. I started with grilled octopus on a stacking of Flatbread and hummus. My husband had...More

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This local favorite is located right in the heart of campus town. The food was wonderful. The service a bit inattentive don't know why unless we were not dressed up as much as we perhaps should have been though we did see people on the...More

2  Thank Susan L
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This is definitely the best Italian place in town. Appetizers were excellent - eggplant with hummus (unusual for us and well done combination), smoked/grilled octopus, duck breast - maybe the best we had in years, somewhat unusual risotto with additional texture because of broccoli. Nothing...More

Thank comfytravel
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This is our favorite "fine" dining place when visiting the U of I. The food is always good and while the service is sometimes underwhelming, you have to remember this is a college town with transient staff. Also keep in mind this is Central Illinois...More

Thank Rachel082046
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Wendy T
9 May 2017|
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Response from Susan L | Reviewed this property |
Dear Traveler, I would suggest at least business casual. We were in town for family estate business after a death and were dressed casually, but not disrespectfully and felt a little frowned upon by other diners. I hope... More
Kerri G
16 April 2015|
Response from TheScotsman61 | Reviewed this property |
All I could find! Was there menu on line by searching for Timpone's and gluten free options It stated under the pasta option that Gluten Free Pasta can be substituted, That was on their lunch menu so they may have more... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
11:00 - 02:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 710 S Goodwin Ave, Urbana, Champaign-Urbana, IL 61801-3742
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Champaign-Urbana  >  Urbana
  • Phone Number: +1 217-344-7619
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