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What You'll Get
- $16.50 for $30 worth of Chicago-style pizza plus sandwiches and more
- See the full menu.
The Fine Print
Promotional value expires Nov 30, 2016. Amount paid never expires. Valid for dine-in only. Not valid for the purchase of alcohol. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Limit 1 per table. Valid only for option purchased. Valid only at the Dallas location. Cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts, or promotions. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About Gino's East
In 1966, taxi drivers Sam Levine and Fred Bartoli finally became fed up with their stop-and-go lives full of honking horns and rush-hour traffic. So they shut off their engines, handed in their keys, and took root. Along with pal George Loverde, they invested in property just off the bustling Magnificent Mile, but then didn’t know what to do with it. According the Chicago Tribune, they got their direction when someone finally said, “Put pizza in it.”
Though the rest is history, it wasn’t quite easy. Bartoli and Loverde came from Italian and Sicilian backgrounds, but neither knew the key to a good pizza. It wasn’t until they hired Alice Mae Redmond, the woman responsible for the dough at Pizzeria Uno, that the Gino's East Chicagoans know and love was truly born. Although Alice Mae retired back in 1989, the recipe for her flaky, golden deep-dish pizza crust lives on.
Today, Gino’s still stands at its original spot on Michigan and Superior but has also stretched to 10 other city and suburban locations. Each eatery starts off with Alice Mae’s signature crust, then adds mounds of cheese, sauce made from vine-ripened tomatoes, and plenty of fresh toppings—from sausage and pepperoni to jalapeños and ground beef. Thin-crust varieties are also available, as is a bounty of sandwiches.