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Georgio’s Chicago Pizzaria & Pub



For Crystal Lake Dining head to Georgio’s. Georgio’s is a warm & welcoming restaurant-bar specializing in  Chicago style deep dish pizza.It has been voted the “Best Pizza in McHenry County” by readers of the Northwest Herald

On September 8th we interviewed Brian Coli about his restaurant Georgio’s Chicago Pizzeria & Pub.

Tell us a little about your business.

We opened Georgio’s in 2002. Our intention was to bring the taste and feel of  Chicago to Crystal Lake with  an atmosphere reminiscent of historic downtown Chicago.  It’s the perfect place to enjoy a family meal, a friends’ night out, or to watch the game on the big screen plasma televisions placed throughout the bar and dining areas.

I know that you are known for your deep dish pizza, but what are some of your other favorites?

I love our thin crust pizza. My other favorites would have to be the calzones and I would have to add the lasagna as well.

What do you think helps to make your restaurant so successful?

The quality of our food. We use only the freshest  ingredients in all of our recipes, including our signature deep dish pie, that was developed in my fathers first restaurant, and whose recipe has been kept “secret” for over 60 years!  Also the fun and laid back atmosphere helps our customers to enjoy their dining experience with us. We are also a favorite late night spot.

Georgio’s – Crystal Lake

What influenced your decision to open in Crystal Lake?

I live in the community and felt that the Historic Downtown Area would be the perfect setting for the restaurant and our concepts for it.



Does Georgio’s offer any other services?

We  host customers parties here in the restaurant and we have a great catering department for off-site-parties and special occasions. We also have a large pick up and delivery clientele.

Any other things you would like to mention?

There are our daily specials and occasionally we have events such as wine tastings or have live entertainment, you can keep up to date on our website at and look under the events tab. We have another Georgio’s in Algonquin and in the South Barrington-Arboretum

Georgio’s Chicago Pizzeria & Pub
Dine in, Carry out, or Delivery
75 E. Woodstock St.
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Hours of operation
Monday–Thursday 11am–1am
Friday & Saturday 11am–2am
Sunday 11am–12am
Kitchen Closes 10pm Sun–Thurs
11pm Fri & Sat

Dress – Casual

Alcohol -Yes

Child Friendly – Yes

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