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About Enzo and Lucia

Homemade pasta is the specialty at this Long Grove Italian restaurant housed in a former Victorian-style home on the border of Arlington Heights. Begin your delicious authtentic Italian meal with bruschetta, grilled calamari or prosciutto with melon. You will enjoy the best authentic Italian food in Chicago's Northwest Suburbs.

A daily risotto, fresh fish served whole and veal chops are among the hearty selections. Potato gnocchi is a popular dish. Homemade desserts include cannoli and tiramisu.

The candlelit main dining room in our Italian Restaurante, located upstairs, is painted green and burgundy. Wood paneling, a fireplace, French windows and well-spaced tables make for an intimate atmosphere. The view of a fountain and flower garden spells romance. A kitchen table provides a glimpse behind the scenes.

Limited outside summer seating is available.

343 Old McHenry Road
Long Grove, IL 60047
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Seafood

Hours of Operation:

Lunch: Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Robert Parker Coffin Rd

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(847) 478-8825

Website:
http://www.enzoandlucia.com/

Parking Details:
Parking Lot

Private Party Facilities:
Enzo and Lucia can provide delicious food for your banquet or party and we have a Banquet Room at our Location for all of your party or banquet needs.

Business meetings, groups, bridal or baby showers....whenever you need a special place for your next group gathering with great food....consider Enzo & Lucias. We have a private meeting room or rent the entire restaurant for your wedding reception, we are here to accomodate your needs.

Private Party Contact:
Enzo and Lucia: (847) 478-8825

Additional:
Beer, Full Bar, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Enzo and Lucia Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Birthdays (14)
Good for a Date (14)
Neighborhood Gem (14)
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Casual (13)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Cozy (10)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Special Occasion (10)
Authentic (10)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Romantic (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Great for Lunch (6)
Business Meals (5)
Kid-friendly (5)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Happy Hour (3)
Notable Wine List (3)
People Watching (3)
Seasonal (3)
Vegan (3)
Fun (3)
Bar Seating (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Sports (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 4, 2017

Food was delicious - service great except the waitress reeked of cigarettes when she delivered the salads which I find intolerable. We also think $25 for a corkage fee is way out of line for this area. D & Js down the road charges $15 fee and has an exceptional wine list.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We usually love this place and that’s why I picked it for my bday celebration. However, the restaurant had booked their main dining for a party and we were forced to dine in their basement. It was awful! Low ceiling and cement floors. It felt like a basement and not a nice one. Also the party above must have had a lot of children because they kept jumping and running right over our heads! The food was delicious and our waitress was tremendous but if I would’ve known that I was going to be seated in the basement, I would not have dined here.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Every first weekend in December my sister and niece from out of state come and we spend a day in the city and our Saturday evening at a different venue for a nice Italian dinner and visit. This was the first time in 5 years here of not being happy with our selection. First we were jammed in on the stretch where everyone walks. Then it was so loud my niece got a headache, let alone we wanted to talk but felt like we had to yell because of how loud it was. The salad and bread great, but our main meals were nothing to brag about. Not very tasteful at all. Very bland. I picked this restaurant after reading an article on internet from only in Chicago the October 26th article regarding the tiny town near Chicago. I'm sorry but when we are paying 150.00 to eat we really expected much more!

Tags: Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We were disappointed that our OpenTable reservation didn't pick up our note saying we needed a highchair for an infant, which meant we needed to change our table to allow enough room for eight and a high chair. We had to wait for a new table to be set which we didn't like so we had to change again (third time) to give us the room we needed so the baby wasn't too close to hot food and platters. The service was good, the wait staff was very attentive and the management was checking in on us and following up with us which was pleasant and appreciated. The food was delicious. Everyone was pleased with their selections. Enzo and Lucia is highly recommended. If you book online and have special notes, make sure you call them in and don't depend upon the OpenTable notes section to transfer important notes.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Authentic, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Fantastic!!!! Very good food and service. I recommend going to this restaurant.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Grouper with artichokes was extremely salty. Scallop risotto was fishy. Chicken piccata and chicken Marsala were great. Gnocchi was good. Excellent garlic and olive oil for bread

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food was wonderful as usual.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great food and great service

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Great food and great service as always. Our server was fantastic

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great food and good service!!
Located in the Village of Long Grove gives it an old school charm!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food was excellent, the service was really outstanding. I wasn’t impressed with where we were seated, but the food and service more than made up for it.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We have been here many times and have always enjoyed our meals. The staff is friendly and efficient, the food excellent!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 3, 2017

We had a fabulous experience. We were immediately merged at the door by a friendly waitress and seated right away. They have a huge selection of food and several specials to choose from. Even though our waitress had a large table behind us, she took great care of us. This was an amazing restaurant and we will definitely be back again and again.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 2, 2017

We were seated immediately. Garlic salsa put on table with bread was excellent. Menu was diverse. Server was quite friendly and informative. Ambiance was nice. Food was very good. Overall, a wonderful time. We will definitely go back in the near future.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Vegan, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Romantic, People Watching
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Excellent food! However, the restaurant was extremely noisy because there was a bridal party on the lower level. We went for the atmosphere but it was a ruined evening.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We were a group of 8 on a Saturday afternoon. The restaurant was not full, so we were able to relax and enjoy conversation. Our server, Claudio, is the best. He's professional, knowledgeable and efficient and , at the same time, very friendly . I had the seasonal special of pumpkin cappellacci in a brown butter and sage sauce, which was excellent. Others had the chicken parmesan, gnocchi, chicken vesuvio and chicken tetrazzini, which were all very good. We had such a nice time with family and good food in a very comfortable and friendly setting.

Tags: Vegan, Kid-friendly, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Casual, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The service was very friendly and the food was excellent. While the main entrée was sized just right, the salad and pasta side dishes were too small for the price we paid. I would expect more. Still, this left room for dessert which was superb. Great place for special occasions.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Very good restaurant. Great Italian authentic food. Service is excellent, although they were very busy. We would definitely return in the near futures

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Great as always! I love the bruschetta and I have food allergies and they always accommodate

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 16, 2017

My husband and I really enjoy the restaurant, but, Tuesday nite, the soup was luke warm and had to be sent back, the waiter who brings around the garlic oil and bread did not offer a refill,and my grilled octopus ,calamari, and shrimp were not hot, just barely warm

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on October 12, 2017

This was the first time me and my colleagues visited this restaurant and we were very disappointed. The worse Grouper I have ever had. The soup and salad was awful. Honestly the only thing that was good was the bread.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

This is a very nice restaurant, with well-made food. The specials of the day, salmon and a pumpkin ravioli, were outstanding. We preferred them to food at other, more widely-known restaurants. It's pretty casual, not at all formal, very kid friendly. The wine list has some decent bottles that tend to show up in restaurants around the country, ones you can quickly spot and be confident in.

Tags: Authentic, Casual, Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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·Dined on September 30, 2017

I had not been to Enzo and Lucia's in a few years but it is as I remember - excellent. The service, food, ambiance all lived up to what I remembered - - possibly better.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Food is always amazing! Ask for Claudio - he is exceptional!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Casual, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We had the gnocchi's and Italian sausage with peppers iand the eggplant special with peas veal and cheese. Outstanding! Even though it was packed, service was great.

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·Dined on September 16, 2017

I had my wedding rehearsal dinner here and everything was Great!
The service and food was fantastic. The atmosphere was great for all of my family and friends.
Although our group was loud (especially my friend Rich) we didn't interfere with other people's conversations.
I'm glad I had reservations because the place was packed !!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Authentic, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined on September 6, 2017

My wife and I dined here to celebrate our 18th anniversary. We are both on the keto diet, so we avoided bread and pasta. This was not hard to do as the menu was accommodating.

For an appetizer, we ordered the Fried Calamari. It was lightly and breaded, without clumps or gaps. She had the Veal Enzo while I had the Veal Saltimbocca. We ordered roasted vegetables on the side and house salads. Everything was delicious, and the portions were just right -- not too much, not too little.

Our server, whose name escapes me as I write this, was very kind and attentive. Enzo and Lucia staff, if you're reading this, he was a server on staff the night of 9/5/2017.

One more thing: The night we ate was a rather quiet one. We've been here on busier nights, and it can be a very lively dining experience. The restaurant feels like a very large dining room, so if you like that feel, you will enjoy your meal. (I did not intend to rhyme there, but I'm leaving it.)

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Sunday Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Casual, Good for a Date, Romantic, Live Sports, Cozy, Bar Seating, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on September 4, 2017

This place never disappoints. The food is always delicious and the setting is always perfect. Great date night location.

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 3, 2017

The food was pretty good but the noise on Saturday night was unbearable and made the experience unpleasant. I would never go back on a Saturday night unless you love not hearing the conversation of your own guests. They need some sound-absorbing surfaces -- or quieter clientele. That said, everyone at our table enjoyed the food.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Enzo & Lucia always go out of their way to make sure your dining experience is one to remember!

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Cozy, Sunday Lunch
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 27, 2017

Our server Amy was FABULOUS!!! She made our dinner customized!!

Tags: Vegan
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Love going here every year for either our Anniversary or my husband's birthday... next time, we won't go on a Saturday (early) evening, though, as a large group at the bar made our romantic dinner a bit uncomfortable. It's not usually like that, though... I would call ahead and ask if you're planning something quieter.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 25, 2017

We've been to Emzo and Lucia's several times. It never disappoints. The menu is authentic and creative and is the restaurant is wonderful for dates and special occasions. We LOVE it!!

Tags: Cozy, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Fun, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, People Watching, Good for a Date, Casual, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Authentic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 22, 2017

Good as usual. Grouper was great. The menu has choices for e Rey one.

Tags: Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 20, 2017

Great restaurant with excellent service. Portions are generous and cooked to perfection

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 19, 2017

Good atmosphere with friendly staff. Food selection is typical Italian specialities. Only issue is it is a busy place so it is difficult to be seated in a quiet area.

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on August 11, 2017

I enjoy this place however it is very noisy , hard to hear the party you are with

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 (Naples)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Great meal. The staff was very friendly and professional . Will definitely go back

Tags: Great for Lunch, Authentic, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on August 9, 2017

The food and service were superb! We had the fried calamari as an appetizer. Then I ordered the veal Marsala and my husband had the gnocchi with a side of meatballs. We will definitely be back!

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·Dined on August 8, 2017

Loved it! Our second time and just as mouth-watering deliciousness. Not sure that I've ever had such a fantastic experience from service to food to drinks.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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