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A & A Pagliai's Pizza

302 E Bloomington St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2102
+1 319-351-5073
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
302 E Bloomington St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2102
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pagliai's is still the best thin crust pizza ever. I been eating there since 1977. It's all about fresh ingredients and the sauce spices.

Thank Britta S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to tell you. I scratch my head when people tell me about Pagliai's. And I do this head scratching frequently because so many people tell me that the had dinner here last night and that it is the best pizza in the world....More

Thank gbergus
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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Great family owned pizza joint. All pizzas are excellent. Also have great pasta & salads too. They have a few locations in Iowa.

Thank jmw0313
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Pagliai's is OK pizza. Not bad, not great. Price is really high compared to any other pizza in Iowa City. There are many other pizza places in Iowa City that have better pizza, and are not as expensive as Pagliai's. I don't understand the hype...More

Thank Zelck
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I hadn't been to Pagliai's for a while just because of crazy schedule, etc. My mother-in-law treated myself and my wife there for dinner on a Sunday evening and it's such GREAT pizza. From the cashier, to pizza makers to wait staff, they are non...More

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Great pizza from a cool shop. Plenty of staff and plenty of ovens and plenty of boxes, this place had no problem with my one pizza and would have no problem with dozens of pizzas.

Thank BatGuano30
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

We ordered a pepperoni pizza with green peppers on one side and pineapple on the other. Picked up and took it home- it was great! Was ready for pickup in 30 minutes despite how many people were there.

Thank Holden S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Once again it was so amazing. Best pizza ever!!!! Get three larges for 6 adults!!! A must go to when in Iowa City! Traditional thinner crust.

Thank hnikelz
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Since the mid 70’s this place has been my very favorite for real Italian Pizza. A&A Pagliai makes their own special sauce which is a family secret😊 My son worked here in high school and said the kitchen is kept immaculate and all the ingredients...More

Thank MajellaMarie
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

We had a very large order for the university. They were fast and very friendly. The pizza was great and the environment inside the establishment had an old time feel to it with great hospitality.

Thank Cassandra May B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 E Bloomington St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2102
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-351-5073
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