Open Since 1933, Alongi’s Italian Restaurant Has Been Serving Pizza In Illinois Longer Than Any Other Restaurant
There’s an Italian restaurant in Du Quoin, Illinois that is known as the oldest pizza place in the state, and you’ve absolutely got to check it out. This pizzeria is known for its authentic menu items and an incredible atmosphere that is second to none. Scroll on for more details.
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Alongi’s Italian Restaurant is open Sunday through Thursday between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. as well as Friday and Saturday between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m., and you can get more details on its website or Facebook page.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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