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Capri-Downers Grove
Capri-Downers Grove

Capri-Downers Grove Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.capridownersgrove.com
  • Phone: (630) 241-0695
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday-Thursday 4:00-10:00 PM
    Friday-Saturday 4:00- 11:00 PM
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Comfort Food
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Our Catering can be delivered or picked up. We have a full menu option for catering with full pans serving up to 20 people or half pans serving up to 10 people.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our private dining area serves up to 30 people and pending on the time or day we can fit up to 150 people in the restaurant.
  • Private Party Contact: Brian (630) 241-0695
  • Entertainment: Capri Ristorante has $5.00 martini night every Thursday with Glen and Ross Faila singing the standards. Come join us !!!
  • Special Events & Promotions: On Saturday and Sunday during the week you can hold any event and have the restaurant to yourself. We open for baptisims, communions, baby showers, wedding showers, etc. Contact Brian at 312-315-2525

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Burlington Ave.
  • Public Transit: Right next to Metra
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Guests can park in front of the restaurant on Burlington, or in the east and west lots after 5:00 P.M
A word from Capri-Downers Grove
Capri of Downers Grove Is located in the heart of Downtown Downers grove.We offer authentic Italian Cuisine.Dishes like Brasciole, Osso Bucco, hand made pasta, fresh fish, Chilean Sea Bass, steaks,tender veal, and all sauces made to order. There Is a warm feel in the restaurant looking out large floor to ceiling windows of down town Downers Grove. Capri has catering,and carry out we do large parties or small intimate ones. Open 7 days a week. Visit our website to view our upcoming events and specials.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Once again, great food, good service, great evening."
    Dined on 8/26/2014
  • "Good food with pricing to fit a variety of budgets. Well worth a visit. I will be returning to try more of the offered fare."
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "Everything was just perfect, from head to toe. Our dishes came out so hot and fresh. It was the closest ive had to a home cooked meal in a long time. What great food!!!!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We have tried them all throughout the years. The Capri in Downers Grove is not related to the one in Burr Ridge. The food, staff, ownership and feeling you get when you have dinner here is amazing. We did not enjoy GiGi at the burr ridge location. That guy needs help. We loved Capri in downers grove. Thanks for a great dinner"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We were treated like family. I really love coming to the Capri in Downers the most. Everyone was laughing, relaxing and having a great time. The food was to die for. My kids love this place and always ask to go. Thank you Brian for treating us like family. You always do"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "We have eaten at Capri at least five times in the last three weeks. We love this resteraunt. Each time we have brought friends and for the first four times they said they were impressed and they definitely would return. The other night, however, the service was lacking and for the first fifteen minutes non existent. It seems no one was assigned to our table and the several tables around us. At the end of our meal, my wife ordered a cappuccino, never received it but we were charged anyway. Our server was wonderful, doing the best she could, but a little overwhelmed. I felt obligated to pay for dinner since I suggested coming. We will return but our friends probably not."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "We enjoyed a dinner for 6 on a Monday evening. Food was excellent, service good."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "I had one of the best meals ever a couple of years ago at Capri; something like "white fish Italiano", but I haven't seen it on the menu since then. That dish should be a standard on your menu. Rich Nolan, 630/310-1725"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "They had half off wine night running, which was a great start. The food was well done and the staff were all so darn happy. Can't wait to go back. Loved it"
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "I have dined at Capri several times over the past year and can't find a negative thing to say about the restaurant. Great food, friendly staff, and pleasing atmosphere. If you are looking for a place to relax after work, check out their $5 top self martini Thursday's!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Waited with two others at our outdoor table for over 10 minutes for a server to attend to us, as two servers continued ignoring us while serving other tables. Went to hostess and asked if a server was assigned to us and eventually a sullen employee came out. Pasta was mushy and overcooked. Won't go back, that's for sure."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "At my daughter's recommendation, I made reservations for a dinner for two. The food was very good. I'm half Sicilian, and the tomato sauce here stood up to my high standards. Pasta dishes very good, eggplant delicious (I've gotten a few extra leftover meals from the one visit). I loved the fresh rose petals placed on the table....nice touch. We were treated to dessert to celebrate out anniversary. We will return."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The tilapia, recommended by the waitress, was a bit fishy. I was disappointed with that. It was prepared wonderfully, though. My daughter's pasta was delicious - she is a vegetarian. Salads were very good and fresh. Wine was great/extensive wine list. Fresh fruit plate brought after dinner with dessert. Very good! Homemade tiramisu was very good. The gelato was just ok. Service was outstanding. We would return."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Everyone was on key and working together to take on their guests. The place was packed and everyone seemed as happy as we were. Great operation"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "for my first time there I thought it was great.I requested a corner table when I made my reservation and I actually got it. some places don't even bother with the request. I was so happy about that because it meant alot to me. I would go back there again for sure......"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We sat outside on a car show night. Restaurant was busy and active yet service was perfect! Manager/owner Brian stopped by to day hi and bought us a drink. He is personable and attentive. Food was great! Make a stop here and you will keep coming back!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "The food was great , the service was great and we had a window table as requested. We will certainly go back for our regular dining and for special occasions. This is a great neighborhood restaurant!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Capri is one our favorite Italian restaurants. It’s great downtown Downers Grove location makes it convenient. The food never disappoints and they have a great wine list. Entertainment on Thursday evenings makes it an even more enjoyable evening. Particularly, enjoy the Italian singers. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Capri in downers grove has a special way of making you feel at home. Everyone and I mean everyone that works there is genuine and goes above and beyond. Love Capri"
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Had the chicken Vesuvio and it was the best I've had. We got engaged at Capri and that was 1 year ago. The only thing that has changed is it got better."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Place was packed. The staff seemed to gel while they went around greeting tables. They really worked as a team to make everyone happy. The food was amazing. We can't wait to go back"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We had the Chilean Seabass and homemade pasta arribiatta. The fish was a huge piece, full of flavor and very fresh. The pasta was like no other. We really enjoyed our experience. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Service and food were great. We had a great time."
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We finally found a place that makes you feel wanted and appreciated. They catered to our every need. The bus boy Angel was one of a kind. He had such a pleasure in adding to a wonderful dinner. Next time we are in the area, we won't have to think twice where to eat in Downers Grove"
    Dined on 5/21/2014
  • "From start to finish it was such a great experience. It was our first time in and we plan to get back soon."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "We just the the restaurant in DownersGrove. The people that work here are so friendly and warm. The food is the best Italian I've had."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • " 5 star yet again!! Homemade rigatoni with vodka. The. BEST of all the Capri restaurants. I have eaten at all. Great service ask for Domenic. "
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "We like to eat here, but Mothers Day eve was a disaster. No one was up front to greet us and we did not check in for twenty minutes after we arrived. We were seated 50 minutes after our reservation. The manager was nowhere to be seen and certainly not managing the situation from a customer service standpoint. That said our food was good, though we were ravenous. Our table service from Dan was outstanding and he comped a dessert for our patience. Not a good night, but we will probably go back."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Lovely weather complicated an obviously overbooked evening causing a long wait. The manager provided a bottle of wine for the table which definitely saved the evening. Service was great once we were seated."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "ordered the Monday special. all u can eat spaghetti and meatballs. 1st bowl was all i could stand. meatballs really mushy. wife had chicken oregano. a little better but not much. Service was awsome. but thats not enogh to get me back. "
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "The food is always great at Capri. Although it is surrounded by Italian restaraunts it stands out as the best. The service is superb every time we have been there. They make a lot of the pasta in house and usually have delicious specials. I would avoid the neighboring Gattos. We have been there twice and although they specialize in pasta, they don't make their own. The other Italian joint is Scarlettis, it's like a step above Olive Garden. We stick to Capri, Claras in woodridge, and Angelis in Naperville. Angelis has the best pasta of the three but they are all great!"
    Dined on 4/18/2014
  • "A GREAT find in Downers Grove. Service was amazing. From the time we sat down the waiter was helping us. Food was very good try the grilled salmon and the square noodles. One of the best Italian restaurants in western burbs. "
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "The food and service was GREAT as always. Ask for Domenic his recommendations are wonderful. He told us abut the Salmon special (to die for) and the rib eye steak gorgonzola. The salads were served on a cold plate. Try the BOMB for dessert!!!"
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Appetizers were okay, the server was commendable, but the entrees lacked any flavor at all. The dessert prices were WAY out of line for what was served. Will not go back, nor recommend to anyone. We were very disappointed."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Went for early weekday dinner and enjoyed one of the daily specials plus a pasta from the regular menu. Waiter knew dishes and recommended a wine we would not have considered that was great with our dinners. Like the whole experience and thought put into guests. Starting with the olives and roasted garlic at table to nibble, big selection of entrees, appreciate that salad choices come w entrees, and the mini cannoli is a freak option for a bite of dessert. It's a little noisy when crowded but our three visits have always been good and so we recommend to anyone who wants good food and nice service in a pretty and comfortable setting."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Had not eaten at Capri for a few years and now recall why. They consistently do not keep to your reservation time. With a reservation it is always a 20-30 minute wait. Food is very average."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "5 Star from Service to Food. Busy Saturday Night sat within 5 minutes of our reservation!!! Service was impeccable. The waiter who seemed to know EVERYONE in the room was named Dom. Ask for HIM!!!! He recommended the Calamari Capri it was wonderful with a hint of red pepper flakes. The veal parm and salmon special were great!!! Both served with either a house salad or cesar or soup of the day. Too bad we were full the Banana Fosters served table side looked yummy.....Truly a GREAT place and we will be back."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Always excellent service and the food is always good. Capri in Downers Grove is one of our favorite places to dine in the western suburbs."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Been to Capri many times and EVERY TIME is gets better and better. Seated at a table by the window we were greeted by Domenic (see his reviews). He helped us decide on our wine (A Superb Super Tuscan) guided us through your decisions... Homemade rigatoni with ground sausage and peas and Seabass with these delicious sweet and sour peppers. A delightful meal!!! Keep up the good work!!!!"
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "We were seated 40 mins past out reservation time. Bar area too small and people constantly bumping into you as we waited. The food was good but we were annoyed at that point. Our table for 6 was really meant to seat 4. Odd seating, squished together, and not enough table room. I would not go with a group larger than 4 any time soon."
    Dined on 3/22/2014