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Quonset Pizza

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2602 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-2411
+1 847-623-7115
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Philadelphia
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

Growing up just outside of Chicago, I always heard that "Chicago pizza" was the best. And while there's nothing like the deep-dish style pizza from places like Pizzeria Uno (which started in downtown Chicago), I would say that Chicago's reputation may have been greatly enhanced by the suburban pizza place called "Quonset", located in Waukegan, IL. It's hard to describe... More 

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Thank Barb0719
Elgin, SC
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141 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2014

I had gone into WalMart and asked the cashier what she thought was the best local pizza and she recommended this place. Another local person approached me and gave me the info on this place. We ordered one with everything and one with extra cheese and had them delivered. They were thin, and my pizza with everything actually seemed to... More 

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Thank MizTerry
Libertyville, Illinois
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148 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

This place has been around over 40 years. I've been there many times for their pizza and it is excellent. The place is in a Quonset (a metal long half-round building) houses the restaurant so you can't do much with the outside appearance. The inside is cozy but with plenty of room. But you go for the pizza and are... More 

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Thank Ted R
Waukegan, Illinois
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

As Much as I hate to say it its not the same. The pizza never is cooked the same way twic in a row. Tis either soggy or burnt no in between. Its really too bad this was the best pizza around for a long time.

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Thank bob w
Gurnee, Illinois
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

Growing up in waukegan we always went to quonset with the family, but I always left hungry because they have never had french fries! Pizza is good though.

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Thank shellerRenee
Waukegan, Illinois
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

Very good place for thin-crust pizza. Ask for it well-done. Great servers. Also have good sandwiches - bombers, deli-type, etc.

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Thank Sue R
Vernon Hills, IL
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92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2013 via mobile

I grew up on the NW side of Chicago and the pizza at the Hut is as good as any I had as a kid. They make their own sausage and it is awesome. The restaurant is really more of a bar and nothing fancy. The menu is also quite limited, so if you don't want pizza or bombers, this... More 

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2013

Have been a Quonset Pizza follower for 30+ years. I live 20 minutes away but worth the drive. Best thin crust pizza in Lake County. Wait staff is always friendly and attentive. Sandwiches also get 5 stars!

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Beach Park, Illinois
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

Italian sausage bomber the best i have ever had, the roll has a good crunch to it. I have eaten many! When we have lunch or dinner the order will always have a bomber as an appetizer split up to three ways. If the dinner party is bigger we will order another bomber. Pizza the best in the area, Sauce... More 

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Thank MDMJ1981
Fort Worth, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2013

Absolutely one of the best thin crust pizza's I've ever had. Would definitely return to Quonset Pizza, if I am able to visit the Chicago area again someday.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Pizza, Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2602 Grand Ave, Waukegan, IL 60085-2411
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-623-7115

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