Palermo's

★★★★☆
41.72 -87.7424
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708-425-6262

4849 W 95th St

Oak Lawn, IL

60453

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I've found that asking for the pizza well done or crispy gets me exactly what I want. Toppings taste fresh, frankly I like this place.
For the price and the quality of food, you can't beat this place! ORDER ONLINE NOW AT http://chicago.eat24hours.com/pizza

5
★★★★★

I've found that asking for the pizza well done or crispy gets me exactly what I want. Toppings taste fresh, frankly I like this place.
For the price and the quality of food, you can't beat this place! ORDER ONLINE NOW AT http://chicago.eat24hours.com/pizza

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I really like the pepperoni pizza!! Its always hot, and you get a lot for the money. Reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend them to my friends!

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I really like the pepperoni pizza!! Its always hot, and you get a lot for the money. Reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend them to my friends!

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I've been to all 3 palerrmos locations and have been going for years now. This also goes back 2 generations. Anyways they have the best thin crust pizza around and its because of the sauce. I think the owners ar all family ut the best one is just east of pulaski on 69th street I believe.

4
★★★★☆

I've been to all 3 palerrmos locations and have been going for years now. This also goes back 2 generations. Anyways they have the best thin crust pizza around and its because of the sauce. I think the owners ar all family ut the best one is just east of pulaski on 69th street I believe.

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I never really ate here until a friend of mine started to work here and always rave about their pizza. The food was good and its more of a ritzy place if you are looking to dress up and go sit down and eat. The prices run high but it's worth it once and a while. They have valet parking if you so chose, even the parking is really close to the entrance. The staff is nice and you get a really respected and nice atmosphere from this restaurant.

4
★★★★☆

I never really ate here until a friend of mine started to work here and always rave about their pizza. The food was good and its more of a ritzy place if you are looking to dress up and go sit down and eat. The prices run high but it's worth it once and a while. They have valet parking if you so chose, even the parking is really close to the entrance. The staff is nice and you get a really respected and nice atmosphere from this restaurant.

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This is my husband's favorite pizza and after tasting it, I can see why. The thin crust is crisp and cooked perfectly. You can dine in or carry out. The atmosphere is family friendly and the waitresses are a hoot. We love coming here.

5
★★★★★

This is my husband's favorite pizza and after tasting it, I can see why. The thin crust is crisp and cooked perfectly. You can dine in or carry out. The atmosphere is family friendly and the waitresses are a hoot. We love coming here.

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Awful customer service! They did not treat a long-time customer right and I will spread the word. I am also the Historian/Biographer for RANKIN/BASS PRODUCTIONS (RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER, FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, etc.). I will continue

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★★★★★

Awful customer service! They did not treat a long-time customer right and I will spread the word. I am also the Historian/Biographer for RANKIN/BASS PRODUCTIONS (RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER, FROSTY THE SNOWMAN, etc.). I will continue

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If you like pizza and a sweeter red sauce here is your ticket. The pizza here is my family's favorite. Once in a while if you dine in they might have bracioles. Wonderful rolled-up pounded- flat -beef- steak in a red sauce. We often order dinner for delivery and the chicken in white-wine sauce is excellent. Chicken scallopini is rich and loaded with noodles and mushrooms. Finally, the tiramisu is outstanding. Have some for dessert if and I mean if ...you have room.

5
★★★★★

If you like pizza and a sweeter red sauce here is your ticket. The pizza here is my family's favorite. Once in a while if you dine in they might have bracioles. Wonderful rolled-up pounded- flat -beef- steak in a red sauce. We often order dinner for delivery and the chicken in white-wine sauce is excellent. Chicken scallopini is rich and loaded with noodles and mushrooms. Finally, the tiramisu is outstanding. Have some for dessert if and I mean if ...you have room.

Pros: Pizza, dinners and the tiramisu

Cons: can be very busy

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chicago is obviously known for its amazing pizza with names like giordanos, lou malnatis, ginos east....but palermo's definitely holds its own! there sauce is absolutely delicious, one of a kind! they can be pricey but you have to pay for quality like this!

5
★★★★★

chicago is obviously known for its amazing pizza with names like giordanos, lou malnatis, ginos east....but palermo's definitely holds its own! there sauce is absolutely delicious, one of a kind! they can be pricey but you have to pay for quality like this!

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Brought a pizza back to SoCal for the wife. The best pizza I've ever tasted.\r
My biggest complaint is they don't do mail order. Their thin and crispy is so good all my friends want to eat \r
a pizza that cannot be found around here!

5
★★★★★

Brought a pizza back to SoCal for the wife. The best pizza I've ever tasted.\r
My biggest complaint is they don't do mail order. Their thin and crispy is so good all my friends want to eat \r
a pizza that cannot be found around here!

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Food wasn't bad, pizza has been good in the past. However, I will never again eat here! Bottom line, watch your credit card statements here as I suspect shady business is going on.\r
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Last Saturday went with a group, all paid with cash except me (I bought the wine). I asked them to put $50 on my card, which they did and I signed for. Later in the week I checked my credit card transactions and they had charged the ENTIRE bill to my card! I wasn't initially upset, I just called and left a message with a dining room staff person to have a manager call me back. The manager never called me. Finally, over 24 hours later a ""Tony"" calls me, purportedly one of the OWNERs, and is indignant from the start. He tells me his accountant would look into it early the NEXT WEEK and get back to me IF they would refund me. I still have not raised my voice once (get more bees with honey you know) and I replied this was not an acceptable solution. He started YELLING at me! ""Don't tell me how to do my f**king job"" and such and so forth. I was shocked, I have NEVER been treated as such by a business owner. I replied ""Tony, do not take such a tone with me. I am not accusing you of anything and simply suggesting you have somebody on your staff who is stealing from YOU. I could have just as easily called my credit card company and disputed the whole charge."" And then, I am not exaggerating one bit, he shouted ""F**K You"" so many times I couldn't count and hung up the phone on me. \r
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I called my credit card company and reported them for fraud.\r
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Their pizza is good, I admit. I used to have it all the time when I lived around there. But WATCH YOUR CARD STATEMENTS if you charge something there and keep your receipts until you verify them! I encourage anyone with a similar experience to report them as well.

1
★☆☆☆☆

Food wasn't bad, pizza has been good in the past. However, I will never again eat here! Bottom line, watch your credit card statements here as I suspect shady business is going on.\r
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Last Saturday went with a group, all paid with cash except me (I bought the wine). I asked them to put $50 on my card, which they did and I signed for. Later in the week I checked my credit card transactions and they had charged the ENTIRE bill to my card! I wasn't initially upset, I just called and left a message with a dining room staff person to have a manager call me back. The manager never called me. Finally, over 24 hours later a ""Tony"" calls me, purportedly one of the OWNERs, and is indignant from the start. He tells me his accountant would look into it early the NEXT WEEK and get back to me IF they would refund me. I still have not raised my voice once (get more bees with honey you know) and I replied this was not an acceptable solution. He started YELLING at me! ""Don't tell me how to do my f**king job"" and such and so forth. I was shocked, I have NEVER been treated as such by a business owner. I replied ""Tony, do not take such a tone with me. I am not accusing you of anything and simply suggesting you have somebody on your staff who is stealing from YOU. I could have just as easily called my credit card company and disputed the whole charge."" And then, I am not exaggerating one bit, he shouted ""F**K You"" so many times I couldn't count and hung up the phone on me. \r
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I called my credit card company and reported them for fraud.\r
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Their pizza is good, I admit. I used to have it all the time when I lived around there. But WATCH YOUR CARD STATEMENTS if you charge something there and keep your receipts until you verify them! I encourage anyone with a similar experience to report them as well.

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Do not go to Palermos is you want anything remotely resembling Italian food. Their pasta is obviously the dried variety from a box. They do not have any concept of chicken parmesan. Was basically a previously frozen chicken breast with a slice of cheese on it (not provolone) on top of awful spaghetti noodles and very watery sauce. Eggplant parmesan is not fresh. It resembled round slices of paper, and any idiot could tell they took it out of a box found in the freezer. I suppose this is more our fault for thinking you get ever get good Italian food on the south side. Barracos a little further east on 95th street has really come around to more authentic Italian food. Atleast, Barracos uses FRESH ingredients. I will never order anything but pizza from Palermos. That is really all they have going for them. And when we crave fresh pasta with fresh ingredients we will glady take the dirve a little north to Rosebud, Pompei, Cafe Biondi, or Firorentines which are all outstanding for anything you order.

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★☆☆☆☆

Do not go to Palermos is you want anything remotely resembling Italian food. Their pasta is obviously the dried variety from a box. They do not have any concept of chicken parmesan. Was basically a previously frozen chicken breast with a slice of cheese on it (not provolone) on top of awful spaghetti noodles and very watery sauce. Eggplant parmesan is not fresh. It resembled round slices of paper, and any idiot could tell they took it out of a box found in the freezer. I suppose this is more our fault for thinking you get ever get good Italian food on the south side. Barracos a little further east on 95th street has really come around to more authentic Italian food. Atleast, Barracos uses FRESH ingredients. I will never order anything but pizza from Palermos. That is really all they have going for them. And when we crave fresh pasta with fresh ingredients we will glady take the dirve a little north to Rosebud, Pompei, Cafe Biondi, or Firorentines which are all outstanding for anything you order.

Pros: pizza

Cons: everything else

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By mistake I made my business flight arrangements from Midway rather than O?Hare, when I flew back I remembered from Check Please few years back that there is good Italian restaurant that specializes in pizzas, vesuvio dishes so I made my trip further south. I have learned now?..\r
I sat down at the bar, first I was asked if I will eat there when I said yes, it was a surprise answer on my behalf?I was ?assigned? a server. Not sure why bartender is not capable of taking care of his guests?but OK.\r
When server came up I already set for few minutes, I ordered Palermo Special with fresh garlic as extra ingredient. So I waited and waited?after 15-20 min server comes up and says that the more ingredients the more wait time it requires?.so I waited little longer then I asked hostess to check on my check in a computer to see what time it was placed. She by the way, was so busy eating herself that didn?t have time to check on her surroundings and maybe check on customers to see if they are satisfied with a service, what a novel idea?! It turns out that it was entered at 8.07 pm (please note it took some time to place this order) and clock next to the service bar area was showing 8.55pm!!!!!!!!\r
I got so frustrated at the fact that for a place that specializes in pizzas it takes 50 min plus to deliver the food to the table. I mean pizzas can be ordered as appetizers as well, who heard in the city of Chicago for an appetizer to arrive 50 minutes after order? I was frustrated and upset about this incident for the rest of the evening/night. There are too many good Italian places in Chicago so there is no reason why I should go back. \r
Mark\r

1
★☆☆☆☆

By mistake I made my business flight arrangements from Midway rather than O?Hare, when I flew back I remembered from Check Please few years back that there is good Italian restaurant that specializes in pizzas, vesuvio dishes so I made my trip further south. I have learned now?..\r
I sat down at the bar, first I was asked if I will eat there when I said yes, it was a surprise answer on my behalf?I was ?assigned? a server. Not sure why bartender is not capable of taking care of his guests?but OK.\r
When server came up I already set for few minutes, I ordered Palermo Special with fresh garlic as extra ingredient. So I waited and waited?after 15-20 min server comes up and says that the more ingredients the more wait time it requires?.so I waited little longer then I asked hostess to check on my check in a computer to see what time it was placed. She by the way, was so busy eating herself that didn?t have time to check on her surroundings and maybe check on customers to see if they are satisfied with a service, what a novel idea?! It turns out that it was entered at 8.07 pm (please note it took some time to place this order) and clock next to the service bar area was showing 8.55pm!!!!!!!!\r
I got so frustrated at the fact that for a place that specializes in pizzas it takes 50 min plus to deliver the food to the table. I mean pizzas can be ordered as appetizers as well, who heard in the city of Chicago for an appetizer to arrive 50 minutes after order? I was frustrated and upset about this incident for the rest of the evening/night. There are too many good Italian places in Chicago so there is no reason why I should go back. \r
Mark\r

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I don't know what was worse - the service or the food. I took my mother for dinner on her birthday and had the worst dining experience ever. After waiting 1 hr and 30 mins, we finally were served our appetizers. Another 25 mins later we were served our soup...still waiting for our main entree. To top it off, I had to ASK a bus boy to clear our table after four of them looked at the stacked plates and bowls and walked away. The food was so rubbery we thought they were serving chew toys instead of veal and chicken. I've never been so embarrassed and insulted in my life. One bad experience is all it takes - I will never return or recommend this place to anyone.

1
★☆☆☆☆

I don't know what was worse - the service or the food. I took my mother for dinner on her birthday and had the worst dining experience ever. After waiting 1 hr and 30 mins, we finally were served our appetizers. Another 25 mins later we were served our soup...still waiting for our main entree. To top it off, I had to ASK a bus boy to clear our table after four of them looked at the stacked plates and bowls and walked away. The food was so rubbery we thought they were serving chew toys instead of veal and chicken. I've never been so embarrassed and insulted in my life. One bad experience is all it takes - I will never return or recommend this place to anyone.

Cons: Horrible service, long wait time and bad food

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DISAPPOINTING!!!!\r
The restaurant itself looks very nice, clean and inviting, but the valet service was chaotic. \r
I had the cavatappi with pesto & chicken. It was the most ORDINARY pasta I've ever eaten. \r
The restauraunt claims to make all of its pasta fresh, NO WAY. This was boxed pasta!!!\r
Noodles & Co. and Olive Garden both have better pasta dishes than this place, and that isn't saying much.\r
Avoid at all cost. Go Downtown or to Lincoln Park. In Chicago it's easy to find great pasta and this ain't it.

2
★★☆☆☆

DISAPPOINTING!!!!\r
The restaurant itself looks very nice, clean and inviting, but the valet service was chaotic. \r
I had the cavatappi with pesto & chicken. It was the most ORDINARY pasta I've ever eaten. \r
The restauraunt claims to make all of its pasta fresh, NO WAY. This was boxed pasta!!!\r
Noodles & Co. and Olive Garden both have better pasta dishes than this place, and that isn't saying much.\r
Avoid at all cost. Go Downtown or to Lincoln Park. In Chicago it's easy to find great pasta and this ain't it.

Pros: Great Fresh Bread

Cons: Location, Noise Level, Valet

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The best thin crust pizza in Chicago! I got a pizza with shrimp,spinach and garlic and it was awesome! The tomato sauce at Palermos is sweet and delicious. I will be back!

5
★★★★★

The best thin crust pizza in Chicago! I got a pizza with shrimp,spinach and garlic and it was awesome! The tomato sauce at Palermos is sweet and delicious. I will be back!

Pros: Great Pizza

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Palermo's has been a favorite of both my father and I for years. Whether you are dining in or picking up the pizza is always phenomenal. I mean for those who love the sweet sauce. The inside is more of a family atmosphere but a bit nicer. I have always had nothing but great servie here when eating in. Whether is be Friday night or Monday afternoon.

4
★★★★☆

Palermo's has been a favorite of both my father and I for years. Whether you are dining in or picking up the pizza is always phenomenal. I mean for those who love the sweet sauce. The inside is more of a family atmosphere but a bit nicer. I have always had nothing but great servie here when eating in. Whether is be Friday night or Monday afternoon.

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We waited forever. The bartender seemed new and alone. Sever was nice but slow. This is a pizza place not fine dinning. A great place to take the kids if you have the money. There are other places that sell pizza at a better price and just as good. I don't smoke and asked for non, I was setted next to the smoking bar. I hardly had my water refilled and the waitress was too busy to notice. The bussers.. no where to be seen. Seemed like the waitress had no help. I was told to come here because my friend loves it. I guess? I have had better and will not be returning.

2
★★☆☆☆

We waited forever. The bartender seemed new and alone. Sever was nice but slow. This is a pizza place not fine dinning. A great place to take the kids if you have the money. There are other places that sell pizza at a better price and just as good. I don't smoke and asked for non, I was setted next to the smoking bar. I hardly had my water refilled and the waitress was too busy to notice. The bussers.. no where to be seen. Seemed like the waitress had no help. I was told to come here because my friend loves it. I guess? I have had better and will not be returning.

Pros: Valet free, choice in pizza

Cons: Short staffed?, Slow , no booths

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great baked clams and really the best pizza in the world. I had it shipped to me for a special treat when i lived in San Diego.....and it consistently has the best pizza to this day

5
★★★★★

great baked clams and really the best pizza in the world. I had it shipped to me for a special treat when i lived in San Diego.....and it consistently has the best pizza to this day

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I've been eating here for 30 years. I've never had pizza this good, anywhere in the country. The rest of their menu is superb, but the pizza is unbeatable. However, if you don't like sweet sauce, you won't appreciate it. One problem is the size of the restaurant. We now order it to go because it's always so crowded the service can be lacking.

5
★★★★★

I've been eating here for 30 years. I've never had pizza this good, anywhere in the country. The rest of their menu is superb, but the pizza is unbeatable. However, if you don't like sweet sauce, you won't appreciate it. One problem is the size of the restaurant. We now order it to go because it's always so crowded the service can be lacking.

Pros: Food is outstanding

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Palermos's is by far the best Italian Restaurant you could go to. It blows away the Italian Restaurants in downtown Chicago. The food is out of this world, the atmosphere is quaint. I highly recommend Palermo's to anyone who is looking for a romantic dinner or a family gathering.

5
★★★★★

Palermos's is by far the best Italian Restaurant you could go to. It blows away the Italian Restaurants in downtown Chicago. The food is out of this world, the atmosphere is quaint. I highly recommend Palermo's to anyone who is looking for a romantic dinner or a family gathering.

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it's nice to go to a place where you don't have to go downtown for great Italian food. This place has been around for 30 years. large menu great service and great martinnis'.Now I understand they are open for lunch.Don't Be fooled by other Places by the same name, you will be let down. Palermo's 95th is a winner Bravo Anthony!! (Owner and Head Chef)

5
★★★★★

it's nice to go to a place where you don't have to go downtown for great Italian food. This place has been around for 30 years. large menu great service and great martinnis'.Now I understand they are open for lunch.Don't Be fooled by other Places by the same name, you will be let down. Palermo's 95th is a winner Bravo Anthony!! (Owner and Head Chef)

Pros: the Cuisine is Favorf, Large menu

Cons: wish it was bigger, small bathrooms

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The Place has Valet, It has class, great martinni's. Food and service is second to none. Ower is there to greet you and to trouble shoot any problems, but none were there, all in all a great place on the south side and close to Midway airport.

5
★★★★★

The Place has Valet, It has class, great martinni's. Food and service is second to none. Ower is there to greet you and to trouble shoot any problems, but none were there, all in all a great place on the south side and close to Midway airport.

Pros: Pizza, veal, Pasta

Cons: crowed, needs a bigger place

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Romantic atmosphere, amazing food, good service.
Great Pizza.... even better Vesuvio...!!!

5
★★★★★

Romantic atmosphere, amazing food, good service.
Great Pizza.... even better Vesuvio...!!!

Pros: Valet, not too crowded

Cons: Not much Parking!

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Anyone from the south side will say that Palermos is the place to go for pizza. I have been going there for 20 years now and it has quality has never faultered. The secret is in the sauce. It's a perfectly sweetened, thick sauce and along with their homemade sausage, makes the tastiest pizza around. Well worth the drive....you will not be upset. Every person I know that claims to have their favorite pizza changes thier mind after tasting this wonderful pie.

5
★★★★★

Anyone from the south side will say that Palermos is the place to go for pizza. I have been going there for 20 years now and it has quality has never faultered. The secret is in the sauce. It's a perfectly sweetened, thick sauce and along with their homemade sausage, makes the tastiest pizza around. Well worth the drive....you will not be upset. Every person I know that claims to have their favorite pizza changes thier mind after tasting this wonderful pie.

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The thin crust pizza alone is good enough to make a trip to this fine establishment. Smart casual is the attire, but the relaxed atmosphere puts you right at home. And speaking of home, its the home cooking quality of the pasta and meat dishes which make Palermo's so much more than just a great pizza place. Fine home made soups and tasty appetizers are also to be noted, as well as the excellent ravioli and gnocchi. There is an ample wine list and full bar service. Go for the pizza, but keep coming back for the entire menu and the friendly charm.

5
★★★★★

The thin crust pizza alone is good enough to make a trip to this fine establishment. Smart casual is the attire, but the relaxed atmosphere puts you right at home. And speaking of home, its the home cooking quality of the pasta and meat dishes which make Palermo's so much more than just a great pizza place. Fine home made soups and tasty appetizers are also to be noted, as well as the excellent ravioli and gnocchi. There is an ample wine list and full bar service. Go for the pizza, but keep coming back for the entire menu and the friendly charm.

Pros: authentic recipes, high quality, great value

Cons: weekend crowds

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I no longer live in Chicago, moved to Texas over 10 years ago, but everytime I visit chicago I make to Palermo's. I have even ordered it from them to be overnighted to me here, it's that great! Man I miss it !

5
★★★★★

I no longer live in Chicago, moved to Texas over 10 years ago, but everytime I visit chicago I make to Palermo's. I have even ordered it from them to be overnighted to me here, it's that great! Man I miss it !

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Palermo's has the best thin crust pizza anywhere in the city. They've got some good competition out there but when it comes down to it, Palermo's is the best...and it's all in the sauce. Palermo's also has other great food. Be sure to try the stuffed banana peppers. Palermo's makes their own sausage and it's outstanding.

5
★★★★★

Palermo's has the best thin crust pizza anywhere in the city. They've got some good competition out there but when it comes down to it, Palermo's is the best...and it's all in the sauce. Palermo's also has other great food. Be sure to try the stuffed banana peppers. Palermo's makes their own sausage and it's outstanding.

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A local fave since 1961, this place is packed with locals and does a booming delivery and carry-out business too. The comfy interior boasts an old-fashioned decor of brick arches, food and wine posters and a smoky bar.…

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