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Old Chicago

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€€ - €€€
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
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1938 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1702
+1 517-347-1111
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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Novi, Michigan
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the first time we had eaten here. Nice atmosphere, great appetizers and delicious calzones that you can choose from the menu or choose your fillings. It took us a long time to decide to eat! Will definitely be back!

Thank LovesMichigan
Lansing, Michigan
Level Contributor
164 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old Chicago might have the best pizza in the Lansing area. The deep dish Meat Me is incredible. The rest of my family got either pasta or salad; they all said their meals were delicious as well.

Thank Nate D
Level Contributor
13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I rarely visit OC because - well, they are kind of expensive and the food is mediocre. I went there to get the pizza that OC gives me money towards for my b-day every year - a nice gesture to be sure. The pizza I get (Thai Chicken) is $22 and change for a large. With the discount I got... More 

Thank John S
Livonia, Michigan
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92 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have seen this place for years, but never had a chance to stop in until last weekend. I am so glad we did. The deep dish pizza was the best I have had on a very long time. My mom got spaghetti which she's really enjoyed, and my dad had a great looking hamburger. There's something like 90 beers... More 

Thank attyjpf
East Lansing, Michigan
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

How can a restaurant that is known for its Italian food not carry Italian salad dressing? The lunch buffet is a real deal!l

Thank George S
Sterling Heights, Michigan
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I met a former coworker for dinner. The pizza was good, but nothing spectacular. If you like beer they have a large selection on their menu. There are plenty of other options on the menu if you don't want pizza.

Thank Nicole Z
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124 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Went here with my wife while shopping in the area for Christmas. Friendly staff. Genetic decor and aesthetics. Food was pretty good. We both had calzones and we split some cheese bread. They really do pack the calzones with really good ingredients, and the cheese bread was really good. They need to update the inside to be a really out... More 

Thank Blakk
Stafford, Virginia
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I was visiting a friend near Michigan State University and stopped in for a drink, appetizer, and football game in the bar area of this restaurant. The food was great...and so was the atmosphere. I will be back.

Thank Bob F
Meridian, Mississippi
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90 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

I went here for the happy hour, but stayed for the food. On my first visit I ordered a calzone, which was huge and very good. Second trip I ordered the Ruben sandwich. It was also very good. I will return.

Thank John M
Chicago, Illinois
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196 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Arrived with a large group for lunch on a week day. No wait to be seated and the service was good. I had the Mediterranean salad which was okay. Most teens in our party got the pizza buffet and enjoyed it. Lots of chicago memorabilia , hence the name Old Chicago. Being from Chicago this is not chicago style pizza... More 

Thank 18kimmr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1938 W Grand River Ave, Okemos, MI 48864-1702
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Okemos
  • Phone Number: +1 517-347-1111

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