Our Story


cala-dogana-levanzo-sicilyContinuing a family tradition of exceptional cuisine and service for over 29 years. Damiano Mannino Owner and Founder, moved to America from Sicily was he was 8 years old. He saved every penny, had a dream, ambition and hopes to one day open up his own restaurant. In 1985 his dreams came true and started Damenzo’s Pizza in a single storefront at 2324 W. Taylor St., just down the street from the home where Damiano grew up.

Today, Damenzo’s has grown in size and recognition. With 3 locations and 1 Banquet Hall. Damenzo’s Banquets located at 741. S. Western Avenue in Chicago. Specializing in mouth-watering Italian specialties at a reasonable price, Damenzo’s Banquets is the ideal destination for your next special event. We are extremely accommodating and can customize the menu to work with you and your budget!



We can accommodate up to 150 people for a variety of events, including:photo 2

  • Weddings
  • Bridal and Baby Showers
  • Anniversaries
  • Cotillions
  • Dinner Dances
  • Luncheons
  • Holiday parties

Our staff will assist you through the entire process of organizing your special event. We take pride in our detail-oriented customer service and look forward to working with you!