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Mama Cimino's

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114 N Peoria Ave, Dixon, IL 61021-2027
+1 815-288-4448
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11:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Dixon, Illinois
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful buffet - especially for kids. We join our kids and grand kids here for a meal. Everyone finds something they love and everyone loves the chicken strips!!

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Thank nancylee54
Caldwell, Idaho
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were here for a wedding in the first week of October (2016) and they served us pizza and their chicken strips. The pizza was nothing to write home about, but their chicken strips, hot out of the oil was AWESOME!!! I enjoyed the hell out of them! They had Jan Sauce served with them too. The chicken was moist... More 

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Thank Elefantdude
Dixon, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

wife and I went there on a Thursday Night, Good crisp salad and chicken strips. Two kinds of Pizza and mac and cheese. If you want something fast and don't want to cook. This is a good value

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Thank dplee2016
Orlando, Florida
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015

I visited twice before writing a review. First stop was for a burger I was craving. It seemed to be your standard pre-frozen, slap-on-frying-pan style burger. Fries were okay. Second stop was pizza and garlic cheesy bread, and what got this restaurant 4/5 stars. The pizza (the "everything" pizza sans anchovies) was top notch, garlic cheesy bread was average but... More 

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Thank MichaP09
Northern Illinois
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We like to have Sunday Brunch at Mama Ciminos. They have really good chicken strips and breakfast pizza.

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Thank Funseeker91
Rockford, Illinois
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121 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

We have a vacation home near Dixon. We have been here for 4 years and have tried 2 pizza places. One closed and we continued with the other one. So decided to try a new place and that was Mama Cimino's. We ordered what they call the Hurricane Pizza you have a choice of toppings, this was cheese and sausage,... More 

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Thank kcomets
illinois
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

in the downtown, food was good kids fair, not so much for the grown ups. they offer a buffet that had shredded lettuce, and many easy open accompaniments. the buffet was good for most anything a kid would want. I recommend that a grown up offer off the menu. Not many fresh choices here. Much of our meal was fried.

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Thank fam4097
Des Moines, Iowa
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015

They also delivered to the hotel. Thin crust pizzeria crust, great selection of not only pizza but sandwiches and meals also. I would definitely eat there again.

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Thank Dee W
Coralville, Iowa, United States
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35 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2015

The pizza served at the buffet during lunch is as you would expect, very good. But I think the best thing is the chicken. Especially the chicken strips that are absolutely awesome! They also have a decent salad bar all for a very reasonable price.

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Thank Rob K
naperville
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54 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Mama Cimino's is a nice diner. We ordered a sausage pan pizza and a banana pepper and Italian beef pan pizza. Both pizzas were excellent with plenty of ingredients for a reasonable price. I also ordered a gluten free fried chicken salad. For gluten free the chicken strips were very good. The waitress was friendly and helpful and the place... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Delivery, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 N Peoria Ave, Dixon, IL 61021-2027
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Dixon
  • Phone Number: +1 815-288-4448

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