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

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Lombard - The Shops on Butterfield

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.brioitalian.com/the_shops_on_butterfield.html
  • Phone: 6304241515
  • 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: Contemporary Italian, 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: 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.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
BRIO Tuscan Grille - Lombard - The Shops on Butterfield reviews from OpenTable diners
149 reviews since May 22, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.3
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (82)special occasion (65)great for lunch (63)good for groups (55)fit for foodies (43)romantic (39)neighborhood gem (33)great for brunch (22)kid-friendly (16)notable wine list (16)late-night find (10)vibrant bar scene (9)hot spot (5)scenic view (5)Show More
  • nothing special.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Very Good Food and Good Value
    MsIngie
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Outside Lunch
    GEEZEEVIP
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    Lunch was amazing - the food and service was great! The only thing I'd have to complain about were the bees - they were everywhere!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yum!
    Mona
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Best food at a reasonable price. Never had a bad experience!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Nice Patio & excellent cuisine
    Bernie
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dinner with old friends
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    We had dinner with four old friends last Saturday evening. The food (I had the grilled salmon) and service was great.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Mediocre
    food4thought
    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.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pleasant evening
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    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.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Average
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic!!
    Coco
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Msowl
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    A lovely mix of Italian cuisine with just enough non-past dishes on the menu. Excellent wine selections. I would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fitting for a celebration
    HereComesTheBride
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Food, kid-friendly, service!
    Lilo
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Had a great dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Waiter very good. Kids menu was appreciated and the portions were more than adequate !! All in all a great dining experience for all!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • SpartyBoilerVIP
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    been several times, very good italian food and service at a reasonable price
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent meal!
    LisaKVIP
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Everything was delicious! We will definitely come back!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Must Try
    Denny
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • corkieVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very goo
    enJoyedit
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    It was Very Nice food was great Service very Good!!!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good Restaurant for groups
    misra
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    The appetizer (shrimp&meat) that our bartender and server both recommended was......fabulous!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Friday
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 7/18/2014
    loud; great food but to hard to have a conversation..
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    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:)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Taste's great
    Cyrano1818
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great place
    joane
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Food is good, excellent wait staff, charming place with a fabulous outdoor patio
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First experience at Brio
    Pfp258
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Italian food at its best
    Bonita
    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!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for lunch, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Rough start but turned out okay!
    HeHateMe
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Girls Night Out
    BRVMom
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bravo, Brio!
    SarahMc
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Independence weekend gem
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • corkieVIP
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anonymousVIP
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • mizzwizzVIP
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice Place for a date
    Stevesb
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Time
    MarkDz
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We recently celebrated our anniversary there and would come back again. We were treated well and enjoyed good food and service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Special Occasion
    ironlady
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    Always a wonderful experience with good food and service.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food was great
    Cubsfan
    Dined on 6/25/2014
    We had a great lunch outside however the waitress was not attentive to our needs. Perhaps she was having a bad day
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Miloat385@aol.com
    Finedining
    Dined on 6/22/2014
    Great meal and service. We sat outside and enjoyed the Sunday quiet.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic