Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.robertosristorante.net/
  • Phone: (630) 279-8486
  • Hours of Operation:
    Open: Monday - Thursday: 11:00am - 11:00pm, Friday: 11:00am - 12:00am, Saturday: 4:00pm - 12:00am, Sunday: 2:00pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Carte Blanche,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Pasquale Moreci
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Beer, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Roberto's offers a wide range of entrees available for catering.
  • Private Party Facilities: Rooms available for private functions; many different menu options available.
  • Entertainment: Every Friday and Saturday Live Entertainment.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: St. Charles Road
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking available in front of building, across the street; complimentary valet available on Friday and Saturday.
A word from Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria
Roberto's Ristorante and Pizzeria’s menu options include pastas, classic Italian preparations of veal, and chicken, fresh seafood, and more. Roberto’s offers live musical entertainment on weekends.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerNeigborhood Gem
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria reviews from OpenTable diners
49 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
neighborhood gem (33)special occasion (15)good for groups (14)notable wine list (14)great for outdoor dining (13)fit for foodies (12)romantic (11)kid-friendly (6)vibrant bar scene (5)great for lunch (4)late-night find (3)hot spot (3)scenic view (1)Show More
  • Always an enjoyable evening
    Lindyhop
    Dined on 11/20/2014
    We dine at Roberto's for dinner frequently and are never disappointed. The food and service are always consistently good. We had the veal marsala and chicken parmesan on our last visit…both were excellent…the veal is extremely tender! The menu is extensive…many varied entrees to try.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    EmiliaD
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    I have been to this and the food is always good and service always BAD. Other people have commented on service being bad.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not what I'd hoped...
    funfoodie
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    This was my second visit to Roberto's -- the first was fabulous. This time, I was disappointed. We went to celebrate my husband's birthday and I wanted everything to be special. The fried ravioli appetizer was horrible -- as if they had reheated it twice in the microwave. The ravioli was dry and tough and the marinara sauce that came with it was cold. Our waiter was just as cold. He was haughty and fairly condescending. Bored might be an accurate term. The caesar salad was drowing in dressing and the bread was cold. I would have expected freshly baked or at least warm bread. Thankfully, the main course made up for the rest. My lobster ravioli was spectacular and my husband's veal vesuvio was exactly what he wanted.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always pleased
    GalenagalVIP
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Although we've moved far out of the area, we still think of Roberto's when we're back to visit family. It was quiet for a Friday night, but even when busy, the service is always excellent. Their vodka sauce is the best around and they always offer many new entrees to try. We've dined there as a couple, have taken groups of 10, and each time have left well fed and happy!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderfully Romantic
    Eweis
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    My date and I enjoyed a leisurely and romantic evening of dining, some wonderful wine and dancing. The menu offered a marvelous variety of choices and house specialties. Our wine was a treat. We sat in an area near the entertainment which was never too loud and always tasteful. The music added to the ambiance of the restaurant as we made several trips to the dance floor and back for food, drink and conversation. Our server, Angelo, maintained a perfect distance as he was on hand when we needed him, yet apart when we appreciated our quiet moments together. My date had suggested this would be a perfect romantic location and we were not disappointed. We feel like Roberto's will be "our" place in the future.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delizioso!
    SlainteVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    My wife and I dined at Roberto's on a recent weekday evening. We like the comfortable atmosphere very much with the wait staff attired in white shirts and black trousers. We sat at a table in the bar area so we could watch the hockey game. Roberto's has a full bar and a very nice, reasonably priced wine menu. We both ordered a seasonal special, butternut squash ravioli. Portions are good and both were excellent. Entrees are served with either soup or salad. We opted for the soup, pasta fagioli, and were not disappointed. For the perfect ending, we split a dish of spumoni. Roberto's has a separate entrance for carry-outs, which appears to do a brisk business. We saw a large table for 10 people; next time, we need to try Roberto's pizza.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best food!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Can't say enough!! Never disappointed. Food was phonominal!! Love the atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I'll Be Back
    Moosewalker
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Table settings good, lighting good, overall cleanliness good, service good, waitress very nice and very attentive. Food very good, especially appreciate the gluten free choices, waitress was very considerate of this! Thank You for another wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A nice evening.
    Austin
    Dined on 9/21/2014
    We had a small family dinner for five which was very nice. Our guests enjoyed their pasta dishes and my fish was excellent. The dining room is comfortable and the service was very good. The restaurant has been a great addition to Elmhurst.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Celebration disappointment
    Localdiner
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    We chose this neighborhood restaurant because we had small children and knew that we could be in and out fairly quickly. I had asked for a highchair and noted we were celebrating one of the children's birthday's in the reservation but neither were offered and we had to ask. Our waiter was very attentive at first but then soon disappeared and our evening turned into a night trying to locate him to get the birthday desert and which by the time it was received the children were pretty much done with the evening. We had to send the majority of our family home while we waited for the bill which took far too long to get as well. Sadly it was not a pleasant experience however I will say the food was very good.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good food, poor service
    LW09
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    The food was good (as usual), but the service was notably poor. Both soft drinks and water glasses were all completely empty for probably 20 minutes. Our waiter hadn't even walked by for us to ask him- he seemed to disappear? Did not ask how the food was once it arrived to the table or if we needed anything else.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food! Glorious Food!
    SlainteVIP
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    My wife and I visited on a very pleasant evening and enjoyed dining on the outdoor patio. The menu is extensive and reasonably priced for the quality and portion sizes. Entrees come with a choice of soup or salad. My wife enjoyed the eggplant parmigiana and soup of the day. I had a deliciously prepared daily special of three boneless pork chops and a salad. Again, portions are generous. My one criticism, or suggestion, to Roberto's is to offer the option of a caesar salad with entrees. I requested a caesar salad with my entree, which was very good. But our server never mentioned the caesar came only as a $7.95 side, not as a dinner salad. How difficult could it be to make a caesar dinner salad? Just serve it on a smaller plate!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyable dinner.
    Austin
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Our foursome, which included a seven-year-old, enjoyed the good food and service on this excellent local restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The bartender made a perfect Negroni! Food, as always, was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always reliable
    RegularDiners
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Waiter was patient with us as we had business to discuss before eating. Menu variety was adequate. I was able to order off of the menu which i always appreciate, especially in an Italian restaurant. I still like this place.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • So-so
    Finedining
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Lived in Elmhurst for 27 years and loved their pizza but not so much the dining room. Seemed if you were a favorite, you were treated better. Our service could have been better. Served salad but not asked about fresh pepper, we had to ask for it. Ordered clams for appetizer and instead of moving things on the table, the waiter slid four on my husbands plate and dropped the other two from the service plate in front of me! We were not asked how we liked our meal. Overall we were not happy about the service and did not think the meal was anything outstanding. Will not go back.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • ButchRyder
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Recently moved downtown from the suburbs, but we remain big fans of Roberto's for >30 yrs. Food always great and a good, reasonably priced wine list. We've sat outside for our past 2 visits and have had the same server. Unfortunately, he was condescending to my wife for both visits. Also, we had to ask and wait for olive oil, then waited again for graded cheese for our bread. We will visit again soon, but we will make sure we have a different server.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love it!!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    This place is great! Food is excellent!!! It was just the two of us and had a great experience. So nice to have a great place to go that's close to home.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ambience & Service
    EdZs
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    We celebrated a Birthday dinner with the family on the outside patio. Our server was extremely helpful and knowledgeable.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • ChiTown
    Trader
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Our dinners here are Always spot on - waitstaff is excellent, especially Arson!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First "so-so" experience here.
    OrangeTVIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Brought friends here who had never been to this neighborhood gem and we got right to our table, which doesn't always happen on a Saturday night. Nice waiter who got us our drinks quickly, but the food order took WAY too long. When we inquired as to what was happening, the nice server said they only had two chefs in that night (assuming it's lower than normal) which was causing the delay. We asked for a round of drinks on the house for the inconvenience. The waiter said the manager chewed HIM out for asking and refused. Not terrible, except for the manager never came to check on us, knowing our frustration. Good food as always, but came out feeling disappointed.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Love Robertos
    Honestly
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Food is always consistently delicious. Service always courteous, prompt & impeccable. Atmosphere outside, inside and at the bar is unique and perfect. Can bring a family or just have dinner for 2 or drinks with appetizers - great for all.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First visit
    TomO
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    This was me and my wife's first visit and we were very pleased. The décor brought back memories of my family that came from Italy. I loved it. The entree's came out hot, nicely plated and tasted very good. We were welcomed when we walked in by a polite young lady. No complaints, just can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 26 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 30, 2014
    • Overall Rating4.6
    • Food4.5
    • Ambiance4.4
    • Service4.4
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 375 reviews are from the Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria reviews archive.
  • A 3 1/2 Hour Dining Disappointment
    DGMo54
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We've eaten here many times.Loved it.Last night my brothers and wives joined us for a special occasion: we're all celebrating milestone anniversaries.Service: painfully slow.We were ignored after a point.Finally(!) salads - so overdressed, limp, warm that they were inedible.I had ordered a smaller Caesar salad but the kitchen said no to my request.Hmm, ok.Parties nearby had their meals, left, and were replaced by new diners who also got their meals.My uneaten salad still in front of me.We couldn't find our waiter.Food finally came; no apology for the wait.My sis-in-law's "special" was not what she ordered.Spinach, which she hates!My lasagna was terribly salty.And so on.A bad albeit expensive meal.So disappointing!We truly liked this place.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 7/19/2014
    Sat on the patio with perfect weather. Food is always great. Large selection of specials, coffee is the best. Too full for dessert!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great food!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    We had a great time!!! I was. Nervous when we arrived because it was busy. But it did not affect our service or food!!! Can't wait for another date night there!
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • GoodmealtimeVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    This is one of our local favorite "go to" restaurants.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Eh
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    We went to this resturant because my husband and myself received a gift card. I don't think I would ever go back. It was not a horrible experience but it was uncomfortable. The server was wacky and made the setting weird. Patting me on the back and telling me I did a good job eating my meal. That's kind of strage to me. The bartenders working were rude and continued to stare at our table the ENTIRE time we were there. Food was not impressive. Nothing I would have to go back to eat.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday dinner
    TimV
    Dined on 6/20/2014
    IT was my son's 11th birthday and our waiter was great as was the food. We will be back for sure.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food and Service
    JCSantoro
    Dined on 6/14/2014
    We frequent Roberto's for both dinner and pizza. This restaurant has never let us down. The food is always fresh and hot; the service is impeccable and the weekend music adds to those looking for a romantic atmosphere and dancing is always an option.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A+
    PreoliVIP
    Dined on 6/11/2014
    Food and service were good. We eat at Roberto's at least 3 times per month.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best Pizza in DuPage Co. & Beyond
    LiliBoo
    Dined on 6/10/2014
    Elmhurst is lucky to have Roberto's Restaurant; even luckier that they have both a lovely eat in & delivery. THE BEST PIZZA in DuPage County along with other great Italian dishes. The staff is friendly & attentive. We arrived early Monday evening. Decided upon salad & pizza. The waiter said, let me order that immediately since take out & delivery orders are coming in fast already. I thought that the dinning room would not be that busy that early on a Monday, but was only half right. It was quiet when we arrived, but mid way through our shared & delicious chopped salad the place started to fill up. When we left, it was hoppin'. As always the pizza was great. If you've not visited Roberto's you should. Go you'll be happy you did.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Charming neighborhood restaurant
    Josie
    Dined on 6/7/2014
    Loved the food, very authentic. Service was great. We sat in the patio which was very nice however we were closest to the sidewalk and there is a little toy train there that every child in the neighborhood had to stop by and climb into, right behind us. That was a little noisy & distracting.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food & Service
    Maryr
    Dined on 5/17/2014
    As always, Roberto's always delivers when it comes to food! Everything is fresh and delicious. Service is wonderful. We were seated right away with our reservations even though it was extremely busy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • corkieVIP
    Dined on 5/16/2014
    This was our second visit to Roberto's in a week. This time we brought friends. Our meals were delicious. We ordered the carpaccio, the stuffed baked figs, and the escargots for appetizers and shared them. We wished we could have had more. Then, our entrees came. The men had pork chops and branzino and polished them off saying they were perfect. My friend had sea bass and I had rigatoni. I was the only one who took home half my entree.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • corkieVIP
    Dined on 5/12/2014
    What a wonderful surprise finding Roberto's. It was recommended to me by my hairdresser, who is from Calabria, Italy. Going there and reading the menu, I felt that I was at home. When the food came, it was prepared the way my mother made it and the way that I make it. My husband had a veal dish that was delicious and I had spaghetti puttanesca. It was perfect. I also judge Italian restaurants on the cannoli and the one at Roberto's, though lacking the candied fruit that I put in mine, was fresh and delicious. I would go back and I would take friends and family. Probably making the experience so great was our waiter, Angelo. He was the epitome of the perfect waiter.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 5/10/2014
    I have been going here for many years, although in the past 3 not so much. I am a widow and this was a place my husband and I went at least once a month so it was a little hard for me to go back. I did find the service to be not as quick as in the past, however this was the Saturday night before Mother's day and there were a lot of big parties. I have never had a bad meal here and that is what is most important to me. I took a friend who had never been here before and they very much enjoyed it.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fantastic!
    SKDKVIP
    Dined on 4/30/2014
    This was a fantastic meal - service, food, ambience - all was wonderful. Thank you!!
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Romantic, special occasion, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dining
    Trader
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    Have eaten at Roberto's numerous times with my wife and also friends. They have great food, wine selection and the service is impeccable. Looking forward to our next visit.
    Special Features:
    Fit For Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, special occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food
    Beans
    Dined on 4/26/2014
    This was our first visit the food was excellent. Saturday night singer was great wonderful atmosphere! We will most definitely be back again!!
    Special Features:
    Neighborhood Gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.