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Sam's LaRoma Pizza

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103 E Exchange St, Geneseo, IL 61254-2119
15:30 - 23:00
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Sun 15:30 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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Auburn, Georgia
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110 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

While we really enjoyed the Salisbury steak and brown gravy potatoes, everything on the lunch buffet menu tasted like a Stouffer's TV Dinner, including the pizza - which made no sense, as the establishment is a pizzeria.

Thank JamesPMason
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 September 2016

While the pizza is really good, service can be less so. All in all it's a worthy visit. But, it was better when Sammy was running the show.

Thank Bruce B
Cambridge, Illinois
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2015

Used to have good pizza, and now it's so so. Pretty old place with same menu as 30 years ago. Salad bar with iceburg lettuce and canned sides. Fried chicken is kind of greasy. I've been here many times over the years with the 4-H group, and the girl scouts, etc. since they have adequate seating, reasonable price, etc.

Thank LisaV63TN
Geneseo, United States
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2015

All 3 of my kids have worked here. A lot of people like their pizza. I like their tacos and subs. They serve pizza, Italian pastas, subs, beefs, tacos, chicken, shrimp. The flavors change daily. Things have changed (not always for the better) since Sam died but it is a quite dinner.

Thank Eugenia G
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Ok, let's be honest...LaRoma's will never be same without Sammy. But, with growing up on LaRoma's and raising my family on it - it is still a heartbeat of Geneseo. Pizza is great and Jean and the boys do a great job. We have had a few not great waitresses, but the great pizza makes up for that.

Thank annacK1826JE
Heyworth, Illinois
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201 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015 via mobile

We have been getting pizza from LaRoma's for over 30 years. Still tastes the same and is a great price. They are not afraid to out the toppings on, either. Great family atmosphere. Always a great place to go after a high school football game. You will not be disappointed!

Thank LKS28
Chandler, Arizona, United States
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2015

This family restaurant serves the best pizza around along with great Italian beef. It's been family owned since the late 60's and has never lost the secret for serving great food at low prices. My wife is Sicilian and she has given this restaurant her seal of approval.

Thank Tol C
Moline, Illinois
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2015 via mobile

This is a great local spot. Long term family run Italian joint. Its all good but the Taco pizza is our favorite. They also make good tacos. All the pizza is good. Lots of toppings.

Thank Jeff Y
Cadillac, Michigan
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

I know there are many things offered on the menu but we went because we wanted pizza. Ordered the meat pizza and it was fabulous. The meat was plentiful and the crust crispy just as we like. We felt it was a good value for what we got. We will return!

Thank Lu H
Coal Valley, IL
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I grew up in a small Italian restaurant of similar ambiance so I was excited to try this place. I bet the Immigrant who started this restaurant is rolling over in his grave. We had pizza and could barely choke it down. I beg the current owners to improve the quality of the ingredients and go back to the original... More 

Thank amymarie2112

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Pizza, Italian, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Open Hours
15:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 103 E Exchange St, Geneseo, IL 61254-2119
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Geneseo

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