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2825 N Water St, Decatur, IL 62526-4233
+1 217-875-4888
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Decatur,Illinois
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Get a craving for this quite often ! Awesome spaghetti, and sandwiches, torpedoes sandwiches, and LOVE their Garlic bread, and the Uncle Tony !!!

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Thank packrat427
mtzion ill
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Lagondola is always good my favorite is always the pizza bread and you can never go wrong with the torpedo. And on there chef salad they have the best homemade French dressing

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Thank redlips24065
Decatur, Illinois
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Love la gondola! Their garlic cheese bread and torpedos are fantastic! Always fast and the staff is friendly. Can eat there or take it to go. Perfect! Spaghetti is very good, sweet for my taste, but people love it. They have nightly specials too

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Thank tyuhas
Wichita, Kansas
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126 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

A group of us were in Decatur on 8/23 for business. Where I live I cannot get good pasta and sauce. La Gondola brings back memories of the old neighborhood restaurant only in a fast food environment. The sauce was great, the lettuce cold and crispy, and the manager went out of his way to thank us for coming in.... More 

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Cerro Gordo, null, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2016

You can get a tub of spaghetti, loaf of garlic bread, torpedo sub and loaf of cinnamon bread for less than $23 (take-out only) for a mid-week special. The bread is a sweet bread and is delicious. They also offer some other pastas and sandwiches. The "Uncle Tony" is a hot sandwich and is my favorite.

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Thank Stephanie R
Decatur, Illinois
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Great family feast on designated nights. Our whole family loves it. Cinnamon bread and garlic bread are the best!

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Thank Travis R
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174 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Always a go to place. They've been in business a long time, food is consistent and good. It's a chain, menu is very simple whether dining in or out. Servers are friendly. Many people passing through have to stop and get their gondola sandwich. Bread is large and has a sweet taste, meats and fixings are fresh and delicious. Pasta... More 

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Thank Ed V
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This is a great place with Italian comfort foods. We love the lasagna, tortellini, and Uncle Tony sandwich and of course their amazing garlic bread. Nothing bad on this menu.

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Thank Laura L
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We had carryout today at work and the torpedo was excellent I love the bread all my employees were happy

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Thank telee45
West Hyattsville, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Really good garlic bread but I am way to cheap to pay for fast food spaghetti. If you really don't want to cook and are willing to pay for spaghetti this is where you should go.

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Thank Travis S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 N Water St, Decatur, IL 62526-4233
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-875-4888

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