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Readers' Choice 2012: Who's Got the Best Pizza in the Tri-Cities?

You nominated the Best Pizza Places. Now it's time to vote on the best pizza place in the Tri-Cities!

Everyone has a different take on what makes the best pizza—and we're passionate about the answer. Is it the sauce? The cheese? The toppings? The crust?

Is it deep dish or thin? Spicy or mild? Exotic or simply down-home delicious?

This is your chance to decide.

Patch wants to know where to find the BEST PIZZA in the Tri-Cities. And all you have to do now is vote to determine the winner of our coveted Readers' Choice Award.

Nominations were accepted on Geneva, Batavia and St. Charles Patch through July 9.

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  • Cotto A Legna—Geneva 
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Winners in all Readers' Choice categories will be announced on Aug. 24.

The poll will open to accept votes from registered Patch users starting on July 23 and close at 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 17.

Pam July 25, 2012 at 02:14 PM
Only 58 people have completed this survey. 50 were probably Aurelio's employees.
katelyn denson July 25, 2012 at 07:34 PM
agreed!
katelyn denson July 25, 2012 at 07:35 PM
Antonio's ALL DAY. You cant find true family owned and run resturants anymore. these people are great!
Lyn July 25, 2012 at 10:22 PM
Antonio's is the only pizza for us, great, friendly people , freshest food - the best Heart Healthy pizza you can eat guild free - but all delicious!! You must give them a try, you won't be disapponted
Dennis C. Ryan July 27, 2012 at 01:55 AM
Pal Joey's, in West Chicago, and now in Batavia. My favorite for thirty years.
Rich Hamilton July 27, 2012 at 09:37 PM
Pi in STC of course. The owners (Pete and Janine) are awesome! Stop in - you'll be glad you did!
John July 28, 2012 at 11:30 PM
Antonio's; hands-down the best pizza my boys and I have ever had. And we have tried quite a bit of pizza all over the place.
Rob Brundige July 29, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Good to know us connoisseur's of pizza have agreed!
Rob Brundige July 29, 2012 at 01:13 AM
Oh, and it has to be "pie" cut, not this mid-western square cut.
Rob Brundige July 29, 2012 at 01:21 AM
total agreement! <3
Rob Brundige July 29, 2012 at 01:21 AM
and always HAPPY to see you! amazing people!
Pizza lover July 29, 2012 at 03:55 AM
Rob.....You are in the mid west you tool....
al z. August 15, 2012 at 07:08 AM
Some great choices here , but I have to give the edge to Orlando's, our family has enjoyed it for over 30 years and continue to enjoy the Family night and salad bar.
troy groetken August 15, 2012 at 03:12 PM
orlando's has great pizza and salad bar. overall a great place to go!
born-in-geneva August 15, 2012 at 10:13 PM
Charlie fox margarita pizza is The Best!
anna August 15, 2012 at 11:13 PM
Antonios Pizza Factory is the best!
edn August 15, 2012 at 11:30 PM
I find it so interesting that more people do not VOTE for their favorites in the Polls -they only leave a comment....Comments are wonderful and certainly informative & much appreciated BUT.... but they are NOT counted as a VOTE!!!!!!! It would most certainly appear that the best pizza place Poll is being bombed but employee votes! LOL!
April B August 16, 2012 at 06:01 AM
Antonio's Pizza is the best pizza by the best people!
Bill Fass August 17, 2012 at 02:51 AM
From the south burbs myself. Aurelios is and has always been the best. Love the sauce. If you dont like it your probably a Cubs fan.
sparky August 17, 2012 at 05:55 AM
ASU loves orlandos Vegetarian Pizza
doug van August 17, 2012 at 07:33 AM
Love one like a a few on this list, but can not pass up the Original Supreme
Mario Aliano August 17, 2012 at 04:07 PM
Where's Aliano's Ristorante in Batavia!!!!!!!! 90 N Island Ave. Batavia, Il 60510 630-406-9400 www.alianosbatavia.com
Ken August 18, 2012 at 01:18 AM
Pal Joey's is missing. The absolutely best pizza in the Fox Valley!
demitra August 18, 2012 at 01:20 AM
Antonios Pizza Factory is where I get my pizza from.
demitra August 18, 2012 at 01:26 AM
The ingredients are the freshest. Great pizza!
Nikko August 18, 2012 at 01:28 AM
Great pizza every time.
Donna August 18, 2012 at 01:32 AM
When I want pizza for dinner this is where we go. Antonios Pizza Factory
kelly August 18, 2012 at 01:37 AM
Good food great service
kelly August 18, 2012 at 01:41 AM
Antonios Pizza Factory good food great service
Sue Petersen September 20, 2012 at 01:23 PM
Been eating pizza in the area for 25 years......and Antonios was always at the top of that list with Charlie Fox's (Batavia) and then came along Aurelio's (from the South burbs where I grew up!) Yummmmm. Lou Malnati's is the most "authentic" deep dish pizza you'll ever find this far west......AND, you have to try the new "Chicago Pizza" in Batavia. It is fantastic! I understand they are going to open a eat-in soon. Opps, and I almost forgot Pal Joey's..... BEST place to go eat out for pizza.....atmosphere atmosphere atmosphere.....and great pizza too! :))

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