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Downers Grove, Illinois - Sat, 06/7/08 2:56 AM
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I will be in the Downers Grove, Illinois, area June 12-15, specifically near Butterfield Road/IL 56. I would like some advice from the Chicagoland bunch as to the best pizza in this area, please!

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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Sat, 06/7/08 4:51 AM
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Lou Malnoti's in Western Springs about 7 miles straight East

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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Sat, 06/7/08 5:07 PM
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Or Lou Malnati's in Naperville in the old Fire Station...also approximately 7-10 miles west.

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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Sat, 06/7/08 7:15 PM
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Lots of poor chocies in the area you will visit. I prefer Lou Malnati in downtown Naperville. The old fire station that houses the restaurant is pretty neat. also, several places to visit after dinner as downtown Naperville has lots to offer.

Lou Malnati's Pizza
131 West Jefferson Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

Tel: 630-717-0700


http://www.loumalnatis.com/locations/suburbs_napervilledowntown.html


For thin crust...Angelo's is my favorite. Minutes from you location, small town feel, limited seating, really good pizza.

Angelo's Pizza
1003 Curtis Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Tel: 630-969-4394


http://chicago.metromix.com/restaurants/italian/angelos-pizza-downers-grove/139420/content


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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Sat, 06/7/08 7:48 PM
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I made my motel reservation today. I will be staying at the Extended Stay America at 3150 Finley Road (south of IL 56 and east of I-355). I am open to the surrounding area, including Lombard, which is just to the north.

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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Sat, 06/7/08 8:10 PM
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Based on where you are staying, This is where I would go.
Aurelio's Pizza of Oakbrook Terrace
Phone
630.629.3200
http://www.aptogo.com/
17W711 Roosevelt Road
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181
(southwest corner of Summit and Roosevelt Roads)

Hours
Sunday
Monday - Thursday
Friday
Saturday

12:00pm - 9:30pm
11:00am - 10:00pm
11:00am - 11:30pm
11:00am - 11:30pm




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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Tue, 06/10/08 12:14 PM
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Nonnie's on 75th Street in Woodridge is very good and not far from Downers ...

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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Tue, 06/10/08 12:22 PM
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another vote for Aurelio's. I always try to hit that when I stay in that area of the suburbs.

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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Tue, 06/10/08 2:53 PM
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When I lived in the Chicago area I was partial to[url='http://www.conniespizza.com/']Connie's[/url] for thick pizza and Aurelio's and [url='http://www.rosatispizza.com/']Rosati's[/url] for thin, although Rosati's has become a bit of a chain...

Brad

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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Sat, 06/14/08 10:27 PM
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Originally posted by ChiTownDiner
For thin crust...Angelo's is my favorite. Minutes from you location, small town feel, limited seating, really good pizza.

Angelo's Pizza
1003 Curtis Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515

Tel: 630-969-4394


http://chicago.metromix.com/restaurants/italian/angelos-pizza-downers-grove/139420/content




This was my choice for the night. It was either that or Giordano's, and Angelo's won out by looking more local (like it's Downers Grove's best kept secret) and not being a multi-unit chain. Being in Chicagoland I decided to get a deep dish pizza and ate inside; I was the only person who ate in the dining area. (Plus, painted on the window was the fact it was carry out or delivery.) Their version of deep dish has cheese on top like the chains.

You also gotta love that parking garage that offers four hours free parking nearby!

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RE: Downers Grove, Illinois - Mon, 06/16/08 10:42 AM
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It took you 4 hours to finish your pizza?!?

How was it?

Brad