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Paisano’s pizza has been a community favorite since the restaurant opened in 1978 in New Lenox. Pictured is a thin crust with pepperoni and green peppers. Pan, stuffed, taco and gluten-free also are sold. Photos by Sean Hastings/22nd Century Media
Shrimp scampi ($14.95) is one of the favorites at Paisano’s.
Paisano’s homemade tiramisu ($5.50) is popular among customers looking for dessert after their meals.
Sean Hastings, Contributing Editor
4:37 am CST December 13, 2019
Not much has changed since Paisano’s opened its doors to New Lenox in 1978. The restaurant’s original owners, Mike and Sandy Panzo, focused on keeping a family-oriented atmosphere. After all, “Paisano” means “friend” in Italian.