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Best Italian Restaurants in Northbrook


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A photo of Francesca's North restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Northbrook
Booked 40 times today
Francesca’s North opened it's doors in 1995 and instantly became the hottest spot on the North Shore. Francesca’s North features the zesty, earthy cuisine of Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria, and Lazio.
A photo of Di Pescara restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Northbrook
Booked 62 times today
Di Pescara is a notable seafood restaurant in Northbrook, renowned for its consistently good food and outstanding service. Patrons rave about a variety of seafood offerings, including the flounder, wild salmon, lobster bisque, and grouper. Reviewers consistently praise the Chopped Seafood Salad, considering it among the best. The restaurant is also celebrated for its unique interpretations of seafood, like the shrimp tempura roll in an Italian seafood setting, indicating a fusion touch to its menu. Despite being located outside the city, visitors from farther away acknowledge that the drive is worth it for the delectable seafood dishes. The consistent quality of cooking and the professional staff further enhance the experience at Di Pescara.
A photo of Rosebud - Deerfield restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Deerfield
Booked 27 times today
Rosebud - Deerfield is a highly praised Italian restaurant where guests are consistently delighted by their experience. The reviews are flooded with praises for the restaurant's fantastic Italian cuisine. Pasta meals such as ziti, rigatoni, spaghetti and Alfredo have all been commended for their quality. Enthusiasm is also high for their other dishes, with the Chicken Capri, penne bolognese, Skirt steak, and Eggplant and Chicken Parmesan being highly recommended by customers. Notably, the portions are described as "HUGE", "fresh", and "very authentic for Italian cuisine standards". The service is equally excellent with reviewers describing the staff as "very friendly," "attentive," and "knowledgeable." Clearly, Rosebud - Deerfield sets a high bar for Italian dining.
A photo of Disotto restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Highwood
Booked 40 times today
Let Disotto transport you to another place & time, like visiting your Nonna's wine cellar on the Italian countryside for a homemade meal.
A photo of Saranello's restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Wheeling
Booked 44 times today
Saranello's is a gem of Italian cuisine. Customers are raving about the delicious and authentic dishes, stating that the food is "freshly made" and "excellent." The variety of choices offered in the menu is highly praised, with specific dishes like pan-seared salmon, gnocchi in vodka sauce, and beef short rib ravioli gaining commendations. Customers also boast of the exceptional service, specifically acknowledging the warm and attentive servers, mentioning Damen, Kyle, and Mike. One customer was so impressed that she compared the experience to "eating at my mom's." Saranello's is not only hailed as the best Italian restaurant in the area, but it’s also recognized for its great value, ambiance, and an impressive wine collection.
A photo of Alex's Washington Gardens restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Highwood
Booked 21 times today
Alex's Washington Gardens is a well-loved establishment, known for its outstanding Italian cuisine. The reviewers consistently praise it as a great spot for enjoying delicious food in a friendly atmosphere. They appreciate the top-notch service, with staff members always going above and beyond to accommodate their needs. Many customers have been frequenting this restaurant for years, affirming the consistent quality of dishes. Its popularity is further emphasized by one reviewer declaring it the best restaurant on the North Shore. Whether it's the pizza, the eggplant parmigiana, or the traditional Italian-American dishes, the food is always recommended. So, for a reliably excellent, "old-school" Italian meal, Alex's Washington Gardens is the place to go.
A photo of Merlo's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Glencoe
Booked 12 times today
Merlo's, located in Glencoe, is a contender for the best Italian cuisine in the area. Affirmed by many patrons, their dishes like Nana’s gravy and Penne Alla Vodka are frequently touted as the best pasta dishes some have had in years. This neighborhood Italian restaurant is also known for its excellent service and welcoming ambiance, creating a fantastic dining experience. Special mentions go to the pork chop calabrese and the rigatoni bolognese, both of which come highly recommended. As one reviewer stated, Merlo's is "the best Italian food on the North shore." The restaurant's commitment to authenticity and attention to detail truly makes customers feel like they are dining in Italy.
A photo of Viaggio Restaurant-Highland Park restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Highland Park
Booked 10 times today
Viaggio Restaurant in Highland Park comes highly recommended for its authentic Italian cuisine. As quoted in the reviews, the "great food," "excellent service," and "unique specials" suggest a dining experience that is both "reliably wonderful" and distinctly Italian. Diners praise the "classic Italian offerings," like the brick chicken and fried calamari, as well as the "outstanding" specials such as the Walleye Pike. Its welcoming ambience and large outdoor space also garnered positive comments. Whether it's a casual meal or a special occasion, Viaggio's traditional fare, family-friendly environment, and attentive staff ensure a memorable and savory culinary journey to Italy.
A photo of Coarse Italian restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Glenview
Booked 15 times today
Coarse Italian has garnered an outstanding reputation for serving delicious Italian cuisine, as reflected in numerous rave reviews from satisfied customers. Patrons have expressed love for their dishes, particularly the mushroom risotto, lasagne, crispy chicken, eggplant parmigiana, and arancini. It also boasts an enjoyable atmosphere with beautiful views of a golf course. Additionally, the restaurant's service is highly praised, with notes on the excellent and friendly nature of the staff, including managers who make an effort to ensure a pleasant dining experience. Whether it's a casual meal, special celebration, or simply desiring a great Italian meal, Coarse Italian is a top choice.
A photo of Del Rio restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Highwood
Booked 8 times today
Del Rio is a beloved Italian restaurant, widely acclaimed for its authentic and delicious cuisine. Their fish dishes are especially noted for their excellence, and the tortellacci is a firm favorite among patrons. Customers continually praise the warm, nostalgic ambiance and friendly service, with several reviews indicating consistent, high-quality dining experiences. The restaurant is also lauded for its renowned wine list, and the personalized touches, like celebrating special occasions with complementary desserts, contribute to its charm. Its "old school" vibe, reminiscent of classic Italian hospitality, is frequently highlighted, further showcasing the restaurant's dedication to providing an authentic Italian dining experience. Overall, Del Rio's top-notch service, delicious dishes, and welcoming atmosphere make it a standout in the realm of Italian cuisine.
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