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Albano's Villa

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1612 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-3711
+1 219-872-0571
16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Michigan City, Indiana
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I live in this town and this is the Very Best Pizza in town, also have a great beef sandwich. They have been in business for over 60 yrs.

Thank pawlika7558
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the pizza of my childhood, so it is the standard by which I measure all other pizzas! It did not dissapoint, but the best thing was that the Italian Beef sandwich is still the same. The 12" is HUGE and stuffed with savory beef and the perfect pepper mixture. If you can finish this in one sitting, you... More 

Thank Ruth W
Quincy, Illinois, United States
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Last Saturday was my first visit to Albano's since 1979 and it was great to be back. We loved the dining room, it was dark and comfortable. The large pepperoni pizza we ordered was huge and loaded with cheese. The cheese was real stuff and had a nice flavor. The pizza had a generous amount of toppings and the leftovers... More 

Thank Greg G
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

After a long day of moving we decided to try Albano's Villa Taco Pizza. It was very delicious and filling. We ordered the pizza to go, so I am not sure on the dining, but the lobby area and outside of the building was very clean and nice.

Thank Ashley H
By the lake in Indiana
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217 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Albano's has been around this town forever - We tried it again after quite some time and it just isn't good. Flavorless pizza. Too many other great pizza places to try here.

Thank Antiquelover2
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Especially on Valentines Day....I think they will still make you and your sweetie a HEART SHAPED PIZZA..... I have been going there since I was a cheerleader in High School ha ! I usually now get the Veggie Pizza to go....They use real cheese....what a concept ...lol.....and it makes a difference compared to other Pizza parlors ....yum Of course being... More 

Thank Donna K
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017

While this is my hometown pizza place, it is also a favorite Italian restaurant that our family frequents whenever we are in the Michigan City, Indiana area. Friendly staff. Delicious food. Modest location. Wonderful memories. You won't regret stopping here for a meal with family and friends.

Thank Yagelski
Bella Vista, AR
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183 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Albano's opened in 1957; yes I'm that old and remember it as our high school hang out. Haven't lived in MC for years but always go back. Dining room is small, better to order in advance and take out. Pizza is cheesy, toppings are generous, love the Italian sausage, not too tomato-y, good crust. Italian beef sandwiches also a favorite.... More 

Thank Soxgirl58
Michigan City, Indiana
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

i have traveled a great deal and albano's is the best pizza i have experienced anywhere, the italian beef sandwiches are also very good

Thank T4177JTchris
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

7 of us spent over 1 hour and in the end left with no food. Asked the server to take our order she said she thought she already did. Took order. 30 min later she says it is taking a long time but it was because we ordered 7 small pizzas and 3 were deep dish. 15 min later she... More 

Thank Tom S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1612 Franklin St, Michigan City, IN 46360-3711
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Michigan City
  • Phone Number: +1 219-872-0571

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