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BRIO Tuscan Grille - Lombard - The Shops on Butterfield
BRIO Tuscan Grille - Lombard - The Shops on Butterfield

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Lombard - The Shops on Butterfield Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.brioitalian.com/the_shops_on_butterfield.html
  • Phone: (630) 424-1515
  • Hours of Operation:
    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 11:30am - 3:00pm; Lunch: Daily: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Contemporary Italian
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events & Promotions: Wednesday $5 Martini's All Day

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Highland and Butterfield
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: We have parking on 3 sides of the restaurant.
A word from BRIO Tuscan Grille - Lombard - The Shops on Butterfield
BRIO (meaning “lively” or “full of life”) is a “polished casual” restaurant serving authentic, northern Italian cuisine. The subtitle, “Tuscan Grille” is descriptive in the menu that features oven-roasted steaks, chops, and seafood, similar to what one would find in an authentic ristorante in Tuscany. BRIO’s philosophy is “to eat well, is to live well”; which is why it only uses the finest and freshest ingredients. BRIO brings the pleasure of the Tuscan country villa to the American city.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Diner Reviews
  • "The restaurant is really nothing that special. It had a nice atmosphere. It's a little loud in there and difficult to hear conversation. The food prices were OK. Just nothing that special in the end."
    Dined on 9/13/2014
  • "I recently rediscovered Brio and have to say I'm very glad I did. The food is quite good and the prices are in line for the quality. Very pleasant surroundings, attentive service and not your average menu."
    Dined on 9/11/2014
  • "Lunch was amazing - the food and service was great! The only thing I'd have to complain about were the bees - they were everywhere!"
    Dined on 9/8/2014
  • "Best food at a reasonable price. Never had a bad experience!"
    Dined on 9/6/2014
  • "Brio is definitely one of the Oak Brook neighborhood gems. It is one of our favorites for dinner. We also love the great happy hour selections. Always great service, and friendly atmosphere."
    Dined on 9/3/2014
  • "We had dinner with four old friends last Saturday evening. The food (I had the grilled salmon) and service was great."
    Dined on 8/30/2014
  • "The food was fine, but the service was somewhat inattentive. Our cheesecake was sour, and we had to send it back. Generally forgettable restaurant that I would not recommend."
    Dined on 8/30/2014
  • "Our group of 6 thought the food was excellent. The noise level was high at first, but we were able to hear each other talk. I've been here often and will continue to come back."
    Dined on 8/30/2014
  • "Restaurant and service were good. Food-Furnished by food service company. Burger not worth it for the money. Should be fresh 90/10 burger not frozen food service product."
    Dined on 8/24/2014
  • "Simply, The best food you will ever eat. Every appetizer, main dish and desert are amazing. The service is very good and the servers went out of their way to find out if we were celebrating a special occasion. We were, and they put a little lit candle in the desert. Very nice touch, good service, great food. I'l be back again very soon."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "A lovely mix of Italian cuisine with just enough non-past dishes on the menu. Excellent wine selections. I would definitely return."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "After a bridal fitting with my daughter and her bridal party for their dresses Brio for lunch was a welcome respite. I've been to Brio for dinner but never for luncheon. The menu is excellent with lots of lighter and regular lunch portions, excellent wine selection and refreshing cocktails. Everyone enjoyed their menu choices and said the lobster bisque was to die for. The dessert choices (if you still have room) are excellent and range from smaller to the very generous and delicious Torta di Cioccolata. Service was excellent and although Brio can be a little noisy, when we dined (towards the end of the lunch hour) helped to minimize that. Brio has never disappointed and I'm looking forward to returning. Try it..you'll love it!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The bistecca insalata is our favorite menu item, along with their lineup of sandwiches for lunch. The service is attentive and experienced. We always have the same kind waiter when we go. Although it has a romantic feel with the lighting, they are also prepared for and considerate of children with families. Nice kids menu, they provide crayons for them to color with, and they make an effort to bring the food out quickly. We always have a good, consistent experience here!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Excellent dining experience. The food menu was extensive. The chicken piccata was outstanding!! The service was terrific with our server offering us drink and wine recommendations."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Waiter very good. Kids menu was appreciated and the portions were more than adequate !! All in all a great dining experience for all!!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "been several times, very good italian food and service at a reasonable price"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Everything was delicious! We will definitely come back!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Enjoyed the calamari! Tender and crisp with awesome sauces. Our server team was very helpful with wine selections and food recommendations. They were always "aware" and seemed to visit us right when they were needed. The pork porterhouse was exceptional. No room for dessert but they looked incredible. I'm always looking for places to take friends and they have a wonderful party room for up to 40 (ish). We will go back!"
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Brio's food is consistently good. The day we went we found an $8.75 luncheon special menu from which we actually ordered. My friend and I had the field greens and grilled chicken salad. it was enormous! Our other friend had the flat bread and salad, and they, too, were enormous. That said, we all did eat every bit of our lunches. Way to go, Brio."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "It was Very Nice food was great Service very Good!!!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I was glad that they had honored my request to have a corner table with less noise. Also, I was glad they had some lighter/low-fat dinner dishes. Food was average. But it was not noisy like some other restaurants on Fridays.I wish they had more lactose-free dishes. Nothing wrong in serving some dishes with wine and butter sauce (most of the folks with lactose intolerance could still handle butter). But I'll go back to the restaurant again when I am going with a group because it is a good restaurants for groups."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The appetizer (shrimp&meat) that our bartender and server both recommended was......fabulous!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "loud; great food but to hard to have a conversation.."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We celebrated our 15 year anniversary at Brio. The food & peach martinis were excellent. It was our first time experiencing the Brio. We will return:)"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The food selection at Brio compliments any appetite. But the reason we enjoy dining there at least once a month is that Brio focuses on unique taste and attractive presentation rather than quantity. I had the Veal Milanese; the taste of the veal matched perfectly with the pasta. My wife had a chicken selection off their new Lo Cal menu. Don't forget the bread and flatbread; it doesn't need butter but suggest adding a bit. In the Lombard-Oak Brook area, we are fortunately to have quite a number of outstanding restaurants to fit any occasion."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Food is good, excellent wait staff, charming place with a fabulous outdoor patio"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We were given gift cards to this restaurant and enjoyed dinner with another couple last Saturday evening. We enjoyed the bruschetta appetizer free for signing into the Brio website. We ordered drinks and I was disappointed with the peach sangria. It tasted very watered down and not very peachy. It was quickly and without question replaced with a glass of wine. I started the meal off with the lobster bisque which was buttery, velvety with nice chunks of lobster. It was very rich and along with the bread could have made a meal in itself. After reviewing the menu I chose a penne pasta with chicken, spinach and a rich creamy Alfredo sauce. It was tasty but also rich and most went home me."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The food is excellent, and on a nice day, the outdoor dining is just wonderful. The wait-staff work very hard to please, and the desserts are heavenly!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I had made reservations thru open table and requested outdoor seating. When we arrived, they told us we would be 4th on waiting list. So, we decided to just grab a spot inside. I felt it was very loud and I regretted not waiting for outside. Anyway, my friend and I just sat there for what was definitely too long a time period. We were thirsty, hungry, annoyed, and nobody was acknowledging us. Finally a nice waitress saw that nobody was helping us and she got the manager who was so kind and apologetic. We ended up getting seats outside and it was a lovely night! Food came super fast. I had chicken limone and loved it! My friend had a lobster pasta dish which I tried and was very good. I'm glad we didn't walk out, as we were tempted to do!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Met up with a friend I hadn't seen in a while at Brio. Got a great booth in a quiet spot so we could talk. The waiter was pleasant and attentive but gave us space so we could gab and catch up with each other. Food was great as usual. My friend and I appreciated the "lighter" menu, which was really just a listing of several of Brio's regular entrees, salads, etc., but it was nice to know that those options are all on the lighter side. We bith ordered from that menu and enjoyed our mesls - my friend had a 5 oz filet with potatoes, veggies and also a salad to start; I had a caesar salad and the Mediterranean Shrimp. It was all delicious. We both ended up taking leftovers home, so the portion sizes were good. Will definitely go to Brio again."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Loved the authentic taste of Tuscany hidden right in Lombard. The wine menu was extensive and impressive - the Wente Riesling was the BEST I have ever had! The food menu was great as well, in that those who are more health-conscious have just as delicious options as those who are not. There really is something fantastic for everyone. Jay, our server, was personable, knowledgeable, and enjoyable. The ambiance of the restaurant was comfortable, classy and upscale. Will definitely recommend and return!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "After too much hot dogs and brats the day before, it was great to have a nice sit down meal. Wait Evan was fantastic, hustling in a very positive way. From wine to dessert, everything was fab!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Perhaps it was the holiday weekend that was the reason for the less than attentive service. The restaurant was not full (we had 5:00PM reservation), but our server was not to be found except to take our order and to present the bill. Unfortunately, that does set the tone for the experience. Food, however, was as always, very good."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Being in the restaurant business myself, I was excited to try a new place and Brio came with very high recommendations. We started with a bottle of wine at the bar and had very friendly service from Kathy and Jay. Later, we sat down for dinner, but unfortunately that is where the disappointment began. We were all impressed with the embiance and food of the restaurant, but felt very rushed when it came to ordering. In addition, our server told us (with a smile), before we were done with our coffee and paying, that SHE WAS LEAVING and would have someone watch the table. I found this a bit unacceptable since we were at the table for less than an hour and a half. We will be back, but this might be a point to bring up to your servers."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Celebrated a 50th Wedding Anniversary for lunch on a Sunday. Restaurant was gracious and helped us make the day for the "bride and groom" very special."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Food was very good and plenty of variety. Very loud though. You can still have a conversation as long as you are close but not without noticing the amount of background noise, from voices of others, that almost echoed. I believe this has to do with the somewhat open design of the dining room and the number of hard surfaces. Needs to add either more loose fabrics and/or more natural elements - water, plants, etc. to absorb the sounds. A few more touches to cozy the spaces up might also limit the travel of the sound."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We recently celebrated our anniversary there and would come back again. We were treated well and enjoyed good food and service."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Always a wonderful experience with good food and service."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We had a great lunch outside however the waitress was not attentive to our needs. Perhaps she was having a bad day"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "Great meal and service. We sat outside and enjoyed the Sunday quiet."
    Dined on 6/22/2014