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Nancy's Pizza is well-known for their Chicago-style stuffed pizza, thin crust pizza pies, fettucine alfredo and many other delicious pastas. They have been recognized by the restaurant industry and the media for numerous accolades, including for Best Pizza in Chicago and for being one of America's Top Pizza Chains. Now you can enjoy Nancy's Pizza in the Route 66 communities of Springfield and Litchfield! Open daily 11am to 10pm.

The history of Nancy’s Pizza dates back to 1971 when Italian immigrants, Nancy and Rocco Palese, opened their first pizza parlor, Guy’s Pizza, in Chicago. They were known for their thin crust pizza, but as business fluctuated, the Paleses began experimenting. Rather than imitate, Rocco modeled his new pizza creation after a family recipe for ‘scarciedda,’ an Easter specialty cake made by his mother. The end result was the first stuffed pizza in America, which is now a staple in the pizza industry. The invention and success of the stuffed pizza led to the opening of Rocco’s new restaurant in 1974, Nancy’s Pizza in Harwood Heights, IL. This was the first of many Nancy’s Pizza locations. 

Mike Ditka, retired Hall of Fame NFL football player, former NFL coach and TV commentator, is the company’s official spokesperson, advisor and “taster”.
Alignment 1930
Central Region

2301 W Monroe St.
Springfield, IL

(217) 679-0456
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