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4700 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614-5890
+1 309-691-2345
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Connecticut, United States
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

We were looking for New England style (Greek or Italian) pizza and we found something so close. The crust is medium to thin, and the sauce was very good. This will be our go to pizza place when we're not in Connecticut.

Thank Linda L
Peoria, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

You almost don't notice this place, tucked back into the corner at the Metro Center, near Naturally Yours. I've mentioned it to friends who've lived in Peoria all their lives and never knew about it. I've been curious about trying it for over a year and finally did! WOW! The pizza is so awesome, and their daily specials are the... More 

Thank darylann
Dixon, Illinois
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87 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We came here with four kids and three adults on a Saturday night. I was surprised that it wasn't busier, especially after we found the pizza to be excellent. One of our kids needs gluten-free, and that's one reason why we chose Nick-N-Willy's. Our kids also enjoyed sitting on the counter and watching them make the pizzas. The staff didn't... More 

Thank TRW1952
East Peoria, United States
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141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

We had my son's 9th birthday party here last weekend and the boys had a blast making their own pizzas behind the counter. The staff was great with the kids. We had 5 boys 9 & 10 years old, and 2 little brothers. All were allowed to stretch out their dough (including throwing it back and forth to the staff... More 

Thank Jennifer W
Peoria, Illinois
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190 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2015

I love this place - pizzas made fresh to order to eat in or take home as well as take and bake. Wonderful variety of options too and many specials make it so affordable. The pumpkin seed pesto is freshly made and oh so tasty!

Thank Marilyn H
Bloomington, Illinois
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158 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

We have eaten pizza at this location and also picked up take and bake pizzas to go. Both were fabulous. They have great combinations with really fresh ingredients. The staff has always been very friendly and courteous.

Thank JASamp279
Illinois City, Illinois
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163 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

Although they are known for take n bake pizza they also offer focaccia sandwiches, I enjoyed the fresh baked bread my chicken club came enveloped in, along with applewood smoked bacon, cheddar cheese, lettuce & tomato. The giant crispy & gooey chocolate chip is a must have, side salad was loaded with fresh veggies, a delight indeed...next, pizza!

Thank 545angele
Chesapeake, Virginia
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248 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2014

Decided to try this pizza since it was rated quite high. Ordered the chicken with garlic and bacon. Oh my goodness, it was yummy. They did not skimp on the bacon or chicken. The blend of flavors was well balanced! Ordered the thin crust- already cooked. Will definitely purchase again! Popular place - long line waiting for a pizza. But... More 

Thank SPGal
Washington, Illinois
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2013 via mobile

One of my favorite pizza places in the Peoria area. Unique specialty pizzas and the best quality ingredients. I've never tried their sandwiches but they sound good too!

Thank ThreeLittleBirdsIL
Peoria, Illinois
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190 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2013

Nice and clean with a wide variety of options for building your pizza, also have salads and sandwiches. Very affordable and tasty - fresh ingredients, etc.

Thank Marilyn H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Italian
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4700 N University St, Peoria, IL 61614-5890
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Peoria
  • Phone Number: +1 309-691-2345

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