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Kaiser's Pizza & Pub

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Italian, Pizza, Pub
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36052 N Il Rte 21, Gurnee, IL 60031
+1 847-336-6500
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Racine, Wisconsin
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84 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Know several people who like their pizza so we decided to give it a try. Ugh. They are very generous with their toppings, but the crust was like eating cardboard. Maybe we are spoiled being from Wisconsin and have very good pizza, but i don't understand why anyone would spend $25 for a veggie pizza that tastes this bad. Would... More 

Thank kevin s
Gurnee, Illinois
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been going here for This place really is the best for pizza and atmosphere. The bar and the tables around it can get a little loud (especially during sporting events) but it's all part of the joy of Kaiser's. Marsha the bartender is the best, and all the staff are friendly and helpful.

Thank Gregg J
Marquette, Michigan
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much seating available. ventilation and temperature in the space was poor. Slow service. reasonable prices, very good pizza. We would do take out from there but will not eat in again.

Thank William R
Gurnee, Illinois
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Kaiser's Gurnee is small but the pizza is worth the wait!! We love their thin crust pizza. The BLT pizza is a favorite as well. Our out of town guests love Kaiser's as well and make a point of scheduling a dinner here when they are in town!

Thank D H
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

For my taste, best thin crust I can find. The pizza is consistently outstanding. My go to pie is cheese and sausage, extra sauce, baked well done. I go on Monday nights for 1/2 price thin crust pies. Get there by six to beat the rush....You're welcome.

Thank ssuchy89
North Suburbs, IL
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159 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

We love this small pizza place. Friendly staff and great little bar. Their thin crust pizza is awesome. We usually have a side salad, a beer and a pizza and it is very inexpensive; in fact some people might say cheap, but delicious.

Thank Patti2
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

One of the top three pizza places in Lake County. It is really good! Try the Kaisers special and add pepperoni and black olives. They also have various sandwiches and appetizers. It's not very charming and is loud. Service pretty good. Right off US-41.

Thank Jennifer S
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

I absolutely love Kaiser's thin crust pizza. It is so crispy and delicious! The sauce is not too sweet and toppings are always very generous too! Top it off with a gourmet cupcake and you are ready to go!

Thank Linda C
Ottawa, Illinois
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Ordered thin crust pizza, beer nuggets and a dinner salad ... service, wait time and atmosphere were the highlights of the visit. As Cubs fans we were glad the game was turned on, but if you were watching the end of the football game you wouldn't have been happy when it was promptly turned off at a tied game in... More 

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Yorkville, IL
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I felt that I had to write this review due to the poor customer service we received. First, we thought the pizza was pretty good. We had 4-5 pizzas with different toppings and enjoyed all of them. However...here's the story...Our men's baseball team had lunch here two Sundays ago. We had just finished our morning game and was looking for... More 

2 Thank Sammy_Lease

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36052 N Il Rte 21, Gurnee, IL 60031
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Gurnee
  • Phone Number: +1 847-336-6500

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