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Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria

Roberto's Ristorante & Pizzeria Details

  • 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerItalian
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Diner Reviews
  • "This is one of our local favorite "go to" restaurants."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "IT was my son's 11th birthday and our waiter was great as was the food. We will be back for sure."
    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."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Food and service were good. We eat at Roberto's at least 3 times per month."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "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. "
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "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. "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "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."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This was a fantastic meal - service, food, ambience - all was wonderful. Thank you!!"
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "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. "
    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!!"
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Big disappointment. Our first time was in October. Food, service and value were so excellent we returned for another visit, which will be our last. I made a reservation for 2 people at 6:30 (3 wks Prior).We arrived at 6:25 and waited at hostess desk to be greeted for about 6 minutes. At which time we were told there would be a 15 -20 min wait unless we wanted to sit outside. (40degree temp in enclosed/ heated patio) we got seated at 7:15. Our server stated she was new, & asked us to point out our choices to her on the menu as she said " I Don't know if we have that". The deserts are pre packaged & frozen. The food was not even close to what it was in October, in fact I have had better meals at " Olive Garden". Bad service, bad food "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Tilapia special was very average for 32 dollars. Grilled vegetables were very good. Waiter was crabby and abrupt with no real interest in ensuring we had drinks, water....and offered nothing when asked about what we should have off menu. Like pizza from order out. Overpriced for value on dine in."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We've been coming to Roberto's for many years. Food was great from pasta to meat and fish. Service was disappointing and inattentive. We were a party of 6 and restaurant was not busy. More attention was paid to smaller parties. We arrived at 5:00 pm on a Friday and they were already out of a popular wine. Had to ask for bread numerous times, as well as to ask that someone take our order and finally to bring the check. When we eventually brought the check up to the cash register, waiter met us there with a scowl. Not good service at all."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We are regular customers of Roberto's However, our meal was really salty and the service was mediocre at best."
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "We haven't been to this restaurant in 10 years and wondered why we haven't been there the food was excellent the service was great in the place is clean so we will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Everyone at our table ordered Veal. 3 out of 4 had the parmesan and I had the picatta. Everyone enjoyed their dish. The salad was good also. My friend who never eats anything, loved her veal parmesan. I've never seen her eat that much. This is definitely a place we would come back to. I've only been there a few times before, once after a funeral, and once just for pizza."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "This restaurant has been a favorite for years. We are never disappointed with the food, service, or atmosphere. We had a lovely, quiet dinner and will return again."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "I love Roberto's because the experience is the same on each visit - perfect. The food is outstanding. We split the dover sole and it was prepared better than any restaurant in Chicago. The service is of the best quality."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Waiter kept disappearing for long periods of time. Did not give us wine list. took a long time to get it after we asked it. He seems to be inconvenienced. It was Tuesday night and not to many people there."
    Dined on 3/4/2014
  • "Service: Classic Food: Classic Ambiance: infants and small children on either side of us and we LOVED it! The kids got great Italian cuisine, played with the spaghetti, and we loved it all. Of course we will return. Roberto's is like a member of our family. Bravo Tutti!!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "This is only a qualified recommendation. We made an early reservation before 7 but still had to wait 45 minutes. People were stacked up by then and when we left it was a mob scene. This restaurant has been there for years so it seems purposeful. We waited for a very long time for our food so it is possible that problems in the kitchen may have caused some of the backup. The mushroom soup and salad were excellent. The entrees were both disappointing. The prices were too high for the quality we received. A 4 oz. pour of mediocre wine was $9. Think I'll stick with their carryout pizza which is excellent. This was our second attempt to dine in and there were problems both times."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "We found Roberto's last year and have been coming back whenever we want a great Italian meal. The food and service are consistently wonderful - we always have a great meal at Roberto's."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "Roberto's is a consistently good neighborhood restaurant. Nothing fancy but good Italian American food. Service is always friendly, but can be a little rushed."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "I made reservations for my wife and I for 8 pm on Valentine's Day night. We squeezed our way into the overflowing waiting area at around 7:50 pm. There might have been more people waiting for their table (all had reservations) than actual diners seated at the time (and all tables were full). There were parties who had been waiting over an hour for tables they reserved. It would've taken at least 90 minutes past our reservation time for us to get seated. So we left after we saw that our name was so far down the list and found another restaurant where we could eat in the lounge area on such short notice. This is a flawed reservation management system. A great way to ruin Valentine's Day. Completely inexcusable."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Had 7:30 reservations on valentines day. Was told they overbooked by 500 people..finally gave up and left at 8:30 when they said they still hasn't sat everyone who had 6:45 reservations. Disappointing day :("
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Reserving a table on line did not work out too well. It was Valentine's Day so we knew it was going to be busy. We got there 25 mins before our reservation and they were a hour behind reservations. Don't know if they factored in the online reservations but there obviously was a management problem. They need assistance. Love the restaurant but will not go there on a special day. We left along with many others and went to another place that seated us within 15 mins without a reservation."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Great food!!!!!!!!!!!!! They took too many reservations, however, we were early. So we did not have to wait long, but others did. The service was good and everyone was friendly,but they were a little slow, which probably contributed to them being backed up. We were at out table for 2 hours, start to finish. The music coming from the bar/waiting area was too loud."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Good food and service. Enjoyed costata con spinach, with garlic mashed potatoes. Reasonable portions. Sat in front room by the bar - very lively."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Went out to dinner with my family of 6 + my parents for my birthday and my daughter's 13th birthday. Server was terrible, he counted on 20% gratuity for parties of 6 or more without providing the correspondent service. Also put in opentable instructions that it was dinner for my daughter's and my birthday. Any mention of it during the meal? or acknowledgement? Absolutely none. As an Elmhurst resident I'm embarrassed that this happened at this establishment."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "Had an enjoyable evening. the service was great!!!"
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "I ordered the filet, which wasn't a filet. There is suppose to be NO fat. It was fatty. I asked for medium well. I got medium RARE. I couldn't eat it! My fiance ordered lobster raviolis which were amazing. So if we go back, I'll try the pasta."
    Dined on 1/27/2014
  • "While the food was very good, our service was not. Our server was extremely inattentive and did not even offer dessert. The musician singing on the Saturday night that we were there could be considered nothing more than an average lounge singer. He had his amplifier set too loud for the restaurant making it difficult to have a conversation with a person sitting next to you."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "Our favorite thing to order at Roberto's is the pizza. However the rest of the menu is also amazing!! We enjoy this place because the noise level is moderate and we could actually carry on a conversation. Enjoy!"
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "As always Roberto's does not disappoint. The only thing I would love to change would be the service of their staff. I always feel rushed when they are busy."
    Dined on 1/11/2014
  • "Our waiter was great, turns out he was from Italy which by chance we are going there in February, gave us great tips and was very attentive and interesting to talk to. The food was excellent and I would recommend Roberto's to anyone who is looking for great Italian food, good, wine and great wait staff."
    Dined on 1/3/2014
  • "Wow! This is one of our favorite restaurants, yet we were blown away by the incredible experience on New Years Eve, which is typically the worse night of the year to dine out. Specials included an amazing Dover sole (my husband ordered) and an enormous grilled lobster accompanied by black squid ink homemade pasta in arribiata sauce - unbelievable! Our waiter recommended a Sicilian white wine, then kept the bottle chilled in a special cooler on our table. Impeccable service by a wonderful Italian man, along with the vocal stylings of Enzo made our evening intimate, romantic, fun, and one of the best new year celebrations in recent memory. Thanks, Robertos's!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013