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Best Italian Restaurants in Glen Ellyn


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A photo of Made in Italy Trattoria restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Glen Ellyn
Booked 17 times today
Made in Italy Trattoria is highly praised by customers for its authentic Italian cuisine, with some diners asserting it as their favorite local Italian spot. Patrons highlight the quality and freshness of the ingredients used, coupled with the authenticity of the dishes served. The restaurant's chef also receives commendation for his welcoming nature and the fact that the restaurant is family-owned enhances the homey feel of the venue. One diner beautifully encapsulated the experience by stating, "Made in Italy has the freshest ingredients and most authentic Italian food". The restaurant continues to exceed expectations, with recommendations arriving from native Italians as well as those who have travelled to Italy and can vouch for the authenticity of the food.
A photo of LaBarra Oak Brook restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Oak Brook
Booked 57 times today
La Barra - Oak Brook is a renowned restaurant noted for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Based on customer reviews, it's heralded for an impressive variety of delicious pizzas, from deep dish to artisanal and thin-crust styles, that are often described as the best in the area. Patrons also rave about La Barra's pasta selection and other traditional and innovative Italian dishes, all served hot and in good-sized portions. Highlights include the baked goat cheese and grilled calamari appetizers, salmon entrees, and unique desserts like the Italian almond cake. The service at La Barra is frequently commended for being personable, efficient, and accommodating, contributing to an excellent overall dining experience. Whether you're having dinner with family, drinks with friends, or hosting a special event, La Barra offers outstanding food and a pleasant atmosphere that never disappoints.
A photo of Il Sogno restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Wheaton
Booked 19 times today
A photo of Avanzare Italian Restaurant restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lombard
Booked 8 times today
Avanzare is a splendid destination for authentic Italian cuisine, located in the Lombard area. From Bracciole to stuffed pork chop, its offerings never fail to impress even the most discerning Italian food lovers. Reviewers have praised Avanzare’s excellent service and the top-notch quality of its dishes. Whether it's the Rigatoni Alla Butera or the Bucatini Carbonara, every dish is a testament to the restaurant's commitment to truly Italian flavors. Owner Ricardo’s attention to detail and dedication to providing a welcoming atmosphere have also been highlighted in reviews. In addition, Avanzare's wine selection and the care taken to cater for dietary requirements make it an exceptional culinary experience.
A photo of Rosemary and Jeans restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lombard
Booked 9 times today
Rosemary and Jeans, an authentic Italian restaurant, is highly acclaimed in its Chicago location. Valued by its visitors as a "hidden gem", this place provides a unique dining experience reminiscent of an intimate gathering at a friend's home. The food has been consistently lauded for its quality and authenticity, with dishes cooked to order and known for their delicious taste. The rigatoni with sausage and goat cheese, chicken cacciatore with Italian sausage and polenta, and the homemade tiramisu have received particularly glowing reviews. Notably, customer service stands out, with staff garnering praise for their attentiveness and warmth. Overall, Rosemary and Jeans is recommended for anyone seeking terrific Italian food in a cozy and friendly atmosphere.
A photo of Osteria by Capri restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Downers Grove
Osteria by Capri is highly acclaimed for its excellent Italian cuisine. Overwhelmingly positive reviews underscore the restaurant's commitment to quality food and impeccable service, featuring outstanding portions and well-seasoned dishes described as consistently great. Reviewers particularly commend the menu items, claiming there isn't a dish they wouldn't order again, and lauding the delicious Italian sausage, gnocchi, and lamb shank. Patrons appreciated the friendly and accommodating service, highlighted by attentive staff and a positive general manager intent on restaurant growth and success. Further praised is the restaurant's wonderful ambiance and welcoming owner, which together create a relaxing and enjoyable dining experience. Amidst mentions of returning soon and strong recommendations, it's clear that Osteria by Capri offers a high-quality Italian dining experience.
A photo of Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse - Lombard restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Lombard
Booked 14 times today
Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in Lombard is highly acclaimed by patrons for its excellent steak cuisine. Customers recount their experiences with the restaurant's outstanding service, particularly praising the friendly and attentive staff. Many reviews praise the quality of the steak served, with one reviewer stating, "Steak was best I've ever had" while another noting their steak as "cooked to perfection". Patrons equally appreciate their addition of steak to salads, being consistently "spot on". The reviews also highlight some outstanding dishes like steak sliders, steak Oscar, and even non-steak items like chicken vesuvio. The warm ambiance and service, paired with consistently delicious steak, make Harry Caray's an excellent steakhouse.
A photo of Buca di Beppo - Lombard restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lombard
Booked 22 times today
Buca di Beppo - Lombard is a much-loved destination for authentic Italian-American cuisine. High praise is consistently showered on it from satisfied customers, highlighting its robust and flavorful dishes, excellent service, and fun, kitschy decor. Customers find the family-style serving fun and engaging, appreciating the opportunity to taste a variety of dishes. The restaurant stands out for its commitment to authenticity, ample portion sizes, and fair pricing. It's also known for maintaining a vibrant atmosphere, reminiscent of a 'museum of Italian whimsy'. From the spicy rigatoni to chicken saltimbocca, Buca di Beppo's offerings are described as 'top-notch'. It provides a notable Italian dining experience.
A photo of Lou Malnati's - Oakbrook Terrace restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Oakbrook Terrace
Booked 20 times today
Whether you’re a seasoned Chicago pizza fanatic or you’ve been eager to try, you don’t need to leave the friendly city of Oakbrook Terrace. At Lou Malnati’s, you can get one of the most authentic Chicago pizza experiences from one of the oldest names in Deep Dish Pizza right in the heart of this shopping mecca. Located just West of Chicago near great shopping, the Drury Lane Theatre and great hotels, Lou Malnati’s Oakbrook Terrace is the perfect spot to refuel. Experience Legendary Chicago Deep Dish and thin crust at the place that’s been perfecting it for 50+ years, with family recipes and high-quality ingredients that you just don’t find everywhere.
A photo of Antico Posto restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Oak Brook
Booked 75 times today
Antico Posto is a critically acclaimed Italian restaurant known for its delicious dishes and exceptional service. Customers frequently praise the Italian pot roast on creamy polenta and the fish and brussel sprouts, describing them as "always great" and "a highlight." The Chicken Limone is also a hit with diners, who appreciate the healthy portions and "tasty buttery sauce." The restaurant's pasta dishes and entrees have a reputation for excellent quality, though some customers note smaller portions than typical Italian eateries. The olive oil cake and lattes also receive high marks. Repeat customers consider Antico Posto as one of their favorite Italian restaurants, highly recommending it for its reasonable prices, exceptional service, and allergy-friendly options.
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