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2825 N Water St, Decatur, IL 62526-4233
+1 217-875-4888
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11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Decatur, Illinois
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Love la gondola! Their garlic cheese bread and torpedos are fantastic! Always fast and the staff is friendly. Can eat there or take it to go. Perfect! Spaghetti is very good, sweet for my taste, but people love it. They have nightly specials too

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Wichita, Kansas
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108 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

A group of us were in Decatur on 8/23 for business. Where I live I cannot get good pasta and sauce. La Gondola brings back memories of the old neighborhood restaurant only in a fast food environment. The sauce was great, the lettuce cold and crispy, and the manager went out of his way to thank us for coming in.... More 

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Thank Van B
Cerro Gordo, null, United States
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

You can get a tub of spaghetti, loaf of garlic bread, torpedo sub and loaf of cinnamon bread for less than $23 (take-out only) for a mid-week special. The bread is a sweet bread and is delicious. They also offer some other pastas and sandwiches. The "Uncle Tony" is a hot sandwich and is my favorite.

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Thank Stephanie R
Decatur, Illinois
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Great family feast on designated nights. Our whole family loves it. Cinnamon bread and garlic bread are the best!

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Thank Travis R
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126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Always a go to place. They've been in business a long time, food is consistent and good. It's a chain, menu is very simple whether dining in or out. Servers are friendly. Many people passing through have to stop and get their gondola sandwich. Bread is large and has a sweet taste, meats and fixings are fresh and delicious. Pasta... More 

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Thank Ed V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

This is a great place with Italian comfort foods. We love the lasagna, tortellini, and Uncle Tony sandwich and of course their amazing garlic bread. Nothing bad on this menu.

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Thank Laura L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

We had carryout today at work and the torpedo was excellent I love the bread all my employees were happy

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Thank telee45
West Hyattsville, Maryland
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Really good garlic bread but I am way to cheap to pay for fast food spaghetti. If you really don't want to cook and are willing to pay for spaghetti this is where you should go.

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Thank Travis S
Decatur, Illinois
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

For being a "fast food" type restaurant, the food is cooked quickly but the taste seems like it came from a sit down/gourmet restaurant. My husband and I usually split the spaghetti dinner and get meatballs. We also like the torpedo sandwiches. Of course, no dinner is complete without cinnamon bread for dessert. La Gondola has the best bread, whether... More 

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Thank Traci H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

Great comfortable environment to take family or friends to dine. . Very clean and staff was very friendly. Fast service times. . Their spaghetti and pasta dishes are great, but their hot and cold sandwiches are the best. The bread they use for the sandwiches and garlic bread had a certain sweetness to it. Yummy, prefect, goodness. .. they make... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 N Water St, Decatur, IL 62526-4233
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 217-875-4888

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