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Best Italian Restaurants in Palatine


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A photo of Agio Italian Bistro restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palatine
Booked 12 times today
Agio Italian Bistro, located in the Chicago suburbs, Palatine, is a celebrated neighborhood gem praised by patrons for its authentic Italian cuisine. Recognized as one of the best Italian restaurants in Chicago, Agio has mastered the art of Italian cooking while maintaining an upscale, warm ambiance. The menu is wide-ranging, and reviewers rave about everything from their pasta to the filet mignon and duck dishes. One reviewer stated, "Agio's is by far the best Italian restaurant in the NW Burbs, if not the entire Chicago area! A well-staffed 'Scratch' kitchen ensures a great meal every time.” The exemplary service and fantastic food have made Agio a clear favorite among locals.
A photo of Gianni's Cafe - Palatine restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palatine
Booked 12 times today
Located in downtown Palatine, Gianni's Cafe is a favorite among locals and visitors alike, famed for its delicious Italian cuisine. With a varied menu and a selection of authentic dishes, customers are consistently impressed by the quality of the food, particularly the meatballs, lasagna, and pasta with vodka sauce and crab meat. The sensational service, attentive staff, and fantastic atmosphere add to the overall appeal, with one reviewer noting it "makes you feel like you're in someone's home." Furthermore, the restaurant's extensive Italian wine list and excellent value for money have earned it a reputation as one of the best Italian eateries in the Northwest suburbs.
A photo of Enzo and Lucia restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Long Grove
Booked 36 times today
Enzo and Lucia is highly lauded for its exceptional Italian cuisine. Numerous patrons commend the restaurant for its outstanding service and delicious food, with one saying it may be the "best Italian restaurant" in the area. The diverse menu, featuring traditional Italian dishes, is acclaimed for its variety and authentic flavor. The ambiance - complete with a beautiful patio for outdoor dining - also adds to the overall charm. The customer service is described as "impeccable," "excellent," and "outstanding," further enhancing the overall dining experience. As a testament to its quality, frequent diners highly recommending Enzo and Lucia for a truly authentic Italian dinner.
A photo of Francesca's Tavola restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Arlington Heights
Booked 9 times today
Francesca's Tavola is located in Arlington Heights and features a casually sophisticated ambiance, rustic cooking, friendly service, and fair prices. The menu features the zesty earthy cuisine of Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria, and Lazio.
A photo of Gianni's Cafe - Kildeer restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Kildeer
Booked 11 times today
Gianni's Cafe in Kildeer is much loved for its impressive and authentic Italian cuisine. Customer reviews wax lyrical about the customizable pasta, extraordinary seafood options, and a particular favorite, the Veal Napoleon. Diners also rave about the delicious, flavorful Linguini Pescatore. Described as a restaurant that never disappoints and is always a good meal, patrons are willing to drive for miles for their food. The cozy atmosphere, great service, and accommodating staff add to the overall excellent dining experience at Gianni's. Furthermore, the beautiful flavors, ample portions, and excellent wine list are other highlights mentioned by satisfied customers, denoting a truly authentic Italian experience.
A photo of Lou Malnati's - Buffalo Grove restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Buffalo Grove
Booked 9 times today
For the best slice of pizza that Buffalo Grove has to offer, look no further than Lou Malnati’s deep dish pizza. Nestled in the friendly suburb of Buffalo Grove is the pizza restaurant that’s been serving families legendary Chicago pizza since 1989. Located in the second oldest building in Buffalo Grove at 85 S. Buffalo Road, at the intersection of Lake Cook Road and Buffalo Grove Road, enjoy full-service dining and bar, along with carryout and delivery service to Buffalo Grove and parts of Long Grove, Lincolnshire, Riverwoods and Wheeling. We also offer catering and have private event spaces available for up to 80 hungry people.
A photo of Moretti's - Schaumburg restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Schaumburg
Booked 4 times today
Moretti's Ristorante & Pizzeria - Schaumburg is lauded for its authentic Italian cuisine. From the rave reviews, the establishment stands out for its exceptional pizzas and a broad range of Italian dishes. Patrons commend the thin crust pizza, tagging it as "one of the best pizzas around". Additionally, the restaurant offers exceptional services with friendly and attentive staff, contributing to a cozy atmosphere. Their unique specials go beyond standard spaghetti and meatballs, offering outstanding chicken, salmon, and shrimp pasta options. Notably, Moretti's pricing is deemed fair, providing value for their delicious and quality meals. The restaurant is also appreciated for its effort in making special occasions memorable.
A photo of Moretti's - Barrington restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Barrington
Booked 8 times today
Moretti's Ristorante & Pizzeria in Barrington is a restaurant that boasts an exceptional Italian cuisine. Its stand-out dishes include a selection of pizzas that some patrons describe as "the best in the area." Moretti's offers not only great food but also a fun atmosphere with good, prompt service. Reviewers often mention the warm, friendly staff and the wide selection of food and beverages. Despite it being a busy establishment, service and food delivery are usually fast. Catering to various dietary preferences, Moretti's consistently delights customers with its quality, hot meals. Regulars enjoy monthly specials and are rarely disappointed with their experience.
A photo of Joanie's Pizzeria of Long Grove restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Long Grove
Booked 1 time today
Joanie's Pizzeria of Long Grove is a beloved spot for local pizza lovers, offering a homey and friendly ambiance in downtown Long Grove. Reviews passionately commend the restaurant's outstanding quality and value, with specific highlights being their light, crispy, and flavorful pizzas, as well as their broasted chicken. Many mention that the Pizzeria provides an exceptional dining experience, with great service and reasonable prices. Notably, the owner, Joanie, is praised for treating customers like family and ensuring everything is correct. To indulge in Pizzeria cuisine at its finest, Joanie's Pizzeria of Long Grove is highly recommended.
A photo of La Zingara restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Arlington Heights
Booked 3 times today
Renowned for its authentic Italian cuisine, La Zingara is a remarkable restaurant that offers more than just a meal - it provides a genuine dining experience. The owner's personal touch and commitment to ensuring customer satisfaction are consistent themes across the abundant positive reviews. The food, described as "varied", "homemade", and "better than many well-known Italian restaurants", receives high acclaim from patrons. Many customers underline the deliciousness of the homemade pasta, while others commend the large portions and outstanding value. The wait staff is often praised as "extremely attentive" and "very friendly". Whether you're a local or a visitor, La Zingara is definitely a restaurant to add to your list.

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Discover best Italian restaurants in Palatine

Discover the vibrant Italian dining scene in Chicago's northwest suburbs, specifically in Palatine, Illinois, where a variety of restaurants offer authentic Italian culinary experiences. These establishments cater to a diverse range of preferences, ensuring there's something to satisfy every palate. From traditional pastas and fresh seafood to expertly prepared meat dishes, the Italian restaurants in Palatine are known for their depth of flavor and authentic recipes. The dining ambiance across these locations varies from cozy and family-friendly to elegant and perfect for romantic outings, with each restaurant providing a unique atmosphere that enhances the dining experience. Service is consistently highlighted as attentive and welcoming, contributing to the overall positive feedback from patrons. For those passionate about wine, several Italian eateries in Palatine boast impressive selections, enhancing meals with perfectly paired beverages. Whether planning a private party, a business event, or a simple dinner out, the Italian restaurants in Palatine offer both excellent food and a memorable dining environment. This rich and diverse Italian dining scene makes Palatine a must-visit for both locals and visitors looking to indulge in authentic Italian cuisine.

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