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Best Italian Restaurants in Waukegan


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A photo of Primo Italian American Cuisine restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Gurnee
Booked 10 times today
Primo Italian American Cuisine is heralded by customers for its exceptional dining experience, from the meticulously crafted dishes to its striking ambience. Located in Gurnee, this authentic Italian restaurant receives rave reviews for its "first class" food, inviting interior, and excellent service. Patrons are particularly charmed by the wide-ranging menu, encompassing the familiar and the innovative, with standout dishes such as the crunchy yet tender Grilled Octopus, the flavorful Wagyu Meatballs, and the perfectly cooked Gnocchi. Its drinks selection, featuring a notable array of bourbons, is also commended. Reviewers consistently underscore the excellence of Primo's staff, who contribute significantly to the enjoyable evenings spent here. One reviewer even appreciated the restaurant's ability to pull off a "delicious" traditional Thanksgiving meal, which must be a testament to Primo's culinary prowess and adaptability. Primo Italian American Cuisine is, undoubtedly, a beloved Italian dining spot worth the drive.
A photo of Main Street Social restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Libertyville
Booked 24 times today
Main Street Social, situated in downtown Libertyville, offers a stellar Italian dining experience as mentioned in numerous reviews. Laudatory sentiments include "outstanding Italian food", "terrific homemade Italian meal", and "best Italian food in town". Reviewers also praise the unique and delicious dishes like the crab meat linguine, grilled Spanish octopus, and apple salad. Moreover, customer satisfaction with their servers - Greg, Tyler, Angela, and Maria, underlines the excellent service quality. The reviews also emphasise the restaurant's excellent wine selection. The overall atmosphere and location in the heart of Libertyville make Main Street Social a commendable representation of Italian cuisine.
A photo of Francesca's Intimo restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Lake Forest
Booked 38 times today
Francesca’s Intimo is located in vibrant downtown Lakeforest. A restaurant with a contemporary, casually sophisticated trattoria ambiance, rustic cooking, friendly service, and fair prices.
A photo of Coppolillo's Italian Steakhouse restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Libertyville
Booked 16 times today
Known for its authentic Italian dishes, Coppolillo's Italiano is a highly touted restaurant that consistently receives outstanding reviews. Many customers praise the restaurant for its "delicious food," "excellent service," and "very generous portions." Noted for its "perfectly quant ambiance," customers feel the restaurant offers a great atmosphere for a date night or family dinner. The Chicken Parmesan and Chicken Marsala dishes are highly recommended by diners, while the desserts have been described as "large and good." With repeated accolades, such as "favorite Italian place," and "best Italian food," Coppolillo's Italiano is recognized as a refreshing addition to the Libertyville restaurant scene. Patrons eagerly recommend the restaurant and frequently express excitement for their return visits.
A photo of Ristorante Bottaio restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Libertyville
Booked 13 times today
Ristorante Bottaio is a highly praised Italian restaurant that offers a consistently delightful dining experience. As evident in the numerous glowing reviews, customers appreciate the comfortable, authentically Italian ambience of the venue and the extensive menu that features unmistakably delicious, well-prepared dishes. The presentation of the food is considered top-notch, with specific mentions of the perfect pasta, succulent sauces, and excellent fish dishes. Customer experiences are further enhanced by the friendly and professional service, as well as the reasonable pricing. The restaurant has established itself as a go-to place for both formal business lunches and romantic evenings out, demonstrating its versatility and appeal to a broad customer base. As an added bonus, Ristorante Bottaio reportedly offers the best bargain lunch menu in the area. Despite occasional noise when the venue is full, the overall consensus is that this is indeed a gem of a restaurant within the Chicago northern suburbs – a sentiment that is echoed by numerous satisfied patrons.
A photo of Mambo Italiano - Mundelein IL restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Mundelein
Booked 9 times today
Mambo Italiano in Mundelein IL entices with its authentic and delectable Italian dishes, earning rave reviews from patrons. Commenting on its excellent service, a customer praised the quality of the calamari and lobster cappelacci. Another review described the food as "spectacular" and the restaurant as their "favorite local Italian restaurant". The owner is appreciated for being attentive and considerate, maintaining a warm rapport with guests. The lasagna was highly recommended with one customer asserting it's "better than anything he's ever had". From its atmosphere to the quality of its dishes, Mambo Italiano stands as a beacon of exceptional Italian cuisine.
A photo of Gale Street Inn restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Mundelein
Booked 7 times today
In 1974, George and his wife Joan ventured out to what was then considered the country. They found the perfect location on the shores of Diamond Lake. A great deal has changed since then, but our commitment to service and great food hasn’t. We welcome you to visit and see what’s new. It’s the Gale Street you love and remember with a more comfortable and updated atmosphere. Come for your favorite dishes prepared by our award-winning chef and stay for the sunset, a good cocktail, and many more memories to be made.
A photo of SLYCE Coal Fired Pizza Company - Vernon Hills restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Vernon Hills
Booked 12 times today
SLYCE Coal Fired Pizza Company in Vernon Hills is celebrated for its top-tier Pizzeria cuisine. The restaurant has garnered an impressive reputation for its delicious, coal-fired pizzas and mouth-watering salads. Customers particularly praise the thin, crispy crust and the creative, fresh toppings. Their "pickle pizza" has received rave reviews from patrons, reflecting their creativity and commitment to quality. The salads, often described as large and fresh, offer an exciting array of flavours that complement the pizzas perfectly. SLYCE's commitment to providing exceptional service is repeatedly mentioned in reviews, as well as the restaurants' casual, modern interiors and the pleasant atmosphere. The consensus? SLYCE is a must-visit for pizza lovers.
A photo of Pizzeria DeVille - Libertyville restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Libertyville
Booked 2 times today
Welcome to the rejuvenated Pizzeria Deville, a beloved culinary landmark now infused with new life and expertise in the heart of downtown Libertyville, Illinois. We're thrilled to announce our reopening under new ownership, bringing over 30 years of experience in the pizza and restaurant industry to your favorite local spot. At Pizzeria Deville, our passion for pizza is matched only by our commitment to quality. Experience the unique flavor of our homemade pizzas, baked to perfection in our signature wood-fired oven. Our menu goes beyond pizza, offering an array of homemade salads, appetizers, and entrées that cater to every taste. Dine with us and immerse yourself in an atmosphere where each meal is a journey. Our two-level eatery, featuring an open kitchen concept, offers a cozy ambiance that blends the charm of Italian cuisine with a contemporary twist. Our bars, stocked with a wide selection of beverages, are the perfect complement to your dining experience.
A photo of Maggiano's - Vernon Hills restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Vernon Hills
Booked 1 time today
Join us for lunch or dinner at Maggiano's Hawthorn Center and savor the rich flavors of Italian-American dishes inspired by Nonna’s traditional recipes. Our Hawthorn Maggiano's is located on Center Drive in Vernon Hills, an exquisite northern suburb of Chicago in Lake County, Illinois. Visit us at 307 Hawthorn Center and book your reservation today!
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