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Al's Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria

4.2
14 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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Al’s Restaurant & Banquets offers a selection of fine, authentic Italian recipes. The atmosphere is relaxed and casual, and the food is simple, filling and delicious.

At Al’s Restaurant & Banquets, patrons can start with raw or baked clams, meatballs, sautéed shrimp or scallops or several other options. For those who want to keep it light or share, Al’s offers tapas options and special hot appetizers, as well. Entrées range from seafood and veal to pasta and chicken, and Al’s Restaurant & Banquets also offers a few custom pizzas and sandwiches. An extensive beer and wine list is available, providing tasty pairings for any meal.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Pizzeria, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Sunday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:00am
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Phone number
(708) 656-1060
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Neighborhood
What 14 People Are SayingWrite a review
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4.2
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4.3
food
4.3
service
4.1
ambience
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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on March 20, 2014

Authentic old school Chicago. Salad bar was unbelievable. No fast food here!!!

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0
Dined on November 4, 2013

Great food, great time, at a great price!

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shooter426rs (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on September 15, 2013

I been to several different Italian joints throughout chicagoland area and this one has fulfilled all my expectations. The meal portions are large and the quality of the food excellent! I usually dine in 1-2 times month and do carry out twice a month. The bar area is good, several tvs and best of all affordable drinking specials. Check it out for yourself and you never will go back to olive garden.

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pizza (Chicago)
4.0
Dined on August 19, 2013

I really enjoyed the pizza there and it happens to be half off on Monday's so even better. Besides the price the quality of the Pizza and taste is to die for. I will definitely return asap and again with the entire family. #1 Pizza place in my eyes.

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avonwalkafterparty (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on June 2, 2013

our intitial reservation was for 16 but it grew to 24. they were very accomadating even though our party started to get larger. they recommended an italian beer when their tappers took a powder. excellent choice. we would return every chance we get. party on!!!!

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Icanthearyou (Chicago)
4.0
Dined on May 18, 2013

Had a great time celebrating my sisters birthday. Our server was charming and helpful, and made it a fun luncheon. This place is an old family favorite for many years.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
4.0
Dined on March 1, 2013

Very good food, but as always the kitchen was very slow. Each time I eat there, the waitress makes excuses for how long the main courses take to be served--usually they apologize more than once. Worse, they have a new policy of charging $20. when you bring a cake with you. They waived it this time, but if they keep that charge, I will gave to find another special occasion place. A very, very poor idea which will anger folks like me on a budget.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
1.0
Dined on February 14, 2013

I really wanted to like this restaurant . . . several issues, though. Our two Italian margaritas were different, one very sweet, one very sour. When we told the waitress, she merely shrugged. We ordered off the special Valentine's Day menu (included 2 appetizers, 2 salads, 2 entrees, one dessert); what a mistake! Waitress brought the salads first and tried to say she didn't know what the kitchen was doing. Then, immediately brought the appetizers. While we were attempting to work through those, she brought the meals. So we had all food on the table at once. Food was so-so, one of the dishes with "Clams" had only one clam on top. Same with a dish that had lobster, just one tiny tale on the side. Tables were crammed together and so noisy!

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OpenTable Diner (New Orleans)
4.0
Dined on December 24, 2012

Al's is a classic Italian restaurant that has been around for over 40 years. To be in business that long they must be doing something right. They have a large menu with which to choose Pasta, chicken, seafood , pizza and more. The restaurant has been redone in the past year to bring a more modern feel yet still retain it"s old school charm. The wait staff has a few longtime employees who are top notch and are supplemented by younger staff . The food is very consistent and the portions are generous. This is a great neighborhood place and many who use to live in the Berwyn / Cicero area come back to visit Al' s.

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OpenTable Diner (Chicago)
5.0
Dined on December 14, 2012

It was my first time At Al's, I loved it and I have told all my friends so we are planning a girls nite out... Great Place to eat and have a few drink.. the killer Martini awesome :~)))

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Pizzeria, Steakhouse
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Hours of operation

Lunch: Sunday - Friday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 12:00am
Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 1:00am
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Cross street
Austin
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Price range
$30 and under
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(708) 656-1060
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Entertainment
Watch all your favorite events on our 6 TVs

Friday night Karaoke

Full Line Up of Top Shelf Liquor, Wines & Cordials
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Parking details
Ample Parking Around Restaurant & Banquet Halls And Private Parking Lot
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Public transit
Pink Line, Blue Line Burlington Northern Metra S And CTA.
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Executive chef
Abel Arellano
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Private party facilities
Two Elegant Banquet Rooms Available Accommodations From 50-450 People Located Just 10min From Downtown Chicago
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Private party contact
Sebastian Maniscalco: (708) 656-7599
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine