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Il Poggiolo

4.5
627 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
Il Poggiolo is located in Hinsdale and specializes in Italian cuisine.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm,Thursday:5:00-10:00 Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
Lunch Monday- Saturday: 11:30-2:30
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Phone number
(630) 734-9400
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Saul Maya
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Private party facilities
Il Poggiolo can accomodate private events up tp 150 people
Balcony area events up to 60 guests
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Private party contact
Daniel Hernandez or Alex Smith: (630) 734-9400
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Catering
Il Poggiolo can cater to any event. Delivery available.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
First St and Garfield
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Parking details
Complimentary Valet Parking
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Public transit
Metra stop is Hinsdale
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Special events & promotions
Sundays: "Free Pasta Sunday". Kids 12yrs and under eat free pasta
Tuesday: $9 Martini's
Wednesday: Wine Down Wednesday is 25% off selected bottles of wines
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 627 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.5
service
4.6
ambience
4.3
value
Noise · Moderate
92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Excellent food. Good service.Would definitely come back.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Everything 'very good' at least.
Service was extra-ordinary (Heather, I think)

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3.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Food was very good. Only issue was the parking. We had a 5:00pm reservation for dinner for ten people. This was a business dinner. We arrived separately at 4:50pm. They have valet which is great because there is nowhere to park in Hinsdale. Only problem is the valet Parker didn’t show up for work until 5:20. We circled the neighborhood looking for parking for 40 minutes until he finally showed up. If you open at 5:00pm. Your car parker should be there by 4:45pm. Started our evening extremely aggravated.

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Spectacular food and service

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

We went for Easter Brunch, great atmosphere, food and service. The staff was very
accommodating for special needs.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Absolutely beautiful spot to have had Easter brunch.
Atmosphere was a 10 , Food was a 10 and the decor is cozy chic so the comfort level was an 11. We really enjoyed it . What a find , very happy we went. Can wait to go for dinner.
I highly suggest it to all who enjoy cozi chic with great food and vibe to match.

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4.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Food was very good
Server Heather knowledgeable and friendly

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Amazing! My husband and I love the food and the decor!

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5.0Dined on March 13, 2018

Love everything however....
Still feel you do however have a sewage problem

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Wonderful local find. Great food, great service that doesn't rush you and noise level is such that you can carry on a conversation without difficulty. The pasta is outstanding.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Heather was exceptional always has great recommendations and is always spot on for a great evening of food, wine and service

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

The food was great and the service was very friendly.

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

We were there years ago in opening night. This year, we took ourselves and kids for Valentine’s Day. The food was fantastic again, despite needing to eat fish on account of Ash Wednesday..

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

The menu was a little limited as far as meatless options for lent. We both had pasta with mark Nara and it was good. Our. Server was not very friendly and seemed to be rushing us. Other than that everything else was enjoyable.

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5.0Dined on February 9, 2018

Went with 6 girlfriends and knew we would be staying for a bit b/c the middle school play we were supposed to go to that night was cancelled due to the weather. I had asked for a corner table knowing we would be there awhile. They gave that to us and the server - Heather - had been forewarned! She was great and didn't rush us- very very helpful with menu and wine bottle selections. We stayed for 3.5 hours and she was great the whole time, she even has a sense of humor (yes, we tipped appropriately)! The Valentines menu was delicious - some got the short rib tortellini and some got the scallops. dessert was tiramisu, brownie, and something else. It was all yummy. It is loud in there when it's busy. Ask for Heather's section if you go there. :-)

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5.0Dined on January 31, 2018

We had heard good things about this Italian restaurant and it lived up to that praise. The dining room is extremely attractive and our server was pleasant and helpful. Delicious mushroom soup was followed by equally good entrees. My roasted salmon with white beans was very flavorful and genuinely Italian, a pleasant change from the usual offerings at most Italian restaurants. We will make a point of returning to this Hinsdale gem.

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5.0Dined on January 27, 2018

We had a fantastic meal at Il Poggiolo! The bread was so fresh with the softest inside and crusty outside. Creative cocktails were delusions. Our main course came out hot and flavorful - really authentic tasting. Will definitely go back!

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5.0Dined on January 26, 2018

We had a great dinner and everything was delicious !

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5.0Dined on January 22, 2018

Great service, everyone loved their meals

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4.0Dined on January 11, 2018

Nice meal. Good gourmet pastas prepared well. Nice atmosphere. Good for group or a date. Can get a little loud.

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5.0Dined on January 7, 2018

We went to Il Poggiolo for the first time and really enjoyed it. Our waiter was knowledgeable and attentive. The food was delicious and we loved the ambiance. We are looking forward to a return visit and asking friends to join us.

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5.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Love this restaurant! Always have and it did not disappoint this time. Went on a very very cold winter day so there were not many in the restaurant. My guest and I lingered a while talking, and the server was attentive, but not at all pushy. Let us just chill and order when we were ready. Have never had a bad meal there either. Manager came to talk to us a few times during the lunch. Again, wasn't busy at all, but it was a nice gesture. I'll go back again and again.

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3.0Dined on December 31, 2017

I was disappointed in the taste of the food. The bolognese was bland. The limoncello was surprisingly bland. Even my 6 year old daughter found it rather unpalatable. The kitchen put beef in my brother’s meat sauce when he specifically ordered pork. My niece said the veal was too dry and salty. We will not returning to this restaurant.

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Great place.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

You could go here for any occasion from kids to date to holiday. The food is awesome, service is excellent and an always enjoyable experience.

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4.0Dined on December 23, 2017

Food, service and ambiance were great when we arrived. But, being more in the category of fine dining, we were surprised when multiple families with children began to arrive for dinner. Although most of the children were well-behaved, this is not the type of restaurant (nor menu) for children.

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5.0Dined on December 22, 2017

Excellent food and service

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2.0Dined on December 15, 2017

Ordered what the waiter suggested for pasta, which was the rigatoni. Unfortunately I didn't know it was rigatoni stuffed with ricotta cheese and then drenched in a cream tomato sauce. Too heavy. Food was "meh". Not very impressive.

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2017

We came here after not coming for a while. I had remembered it loud and not knowing what to order but this time we were upstairs and I think it wasn’t so loud up there but anyways I enjoyed being able to carry on a conversation. Everything we ordered was delicious. We will come back soon.

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4.0Dined on December 13, 2017

The food was very good and our server was very nice. Although the noise level was a little too high for any conversation.

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5.0Dined on December 10, 2017

Concert, then dinner.

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4.0Dined on November 11, 2017

Good restaurant, however, street parking is a challenge.

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5.0Dined on November 10, 2017

Our server was incredible and his recommendation on wine was amazing, the food was great as always, we love eating there

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was outstanding. We were glad we were on upper level, noise level was better. Main floor was very crowded and noisy
Service good. We didn't have enough time to linger. Would have enjoyed coffee and dessert, I'm sure!
PS Complimentary valet parking was great because parking in downtown Hinsdale is difficult.

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5.0Dined on November 2, 2017

Food just keeps getting better and better! Great spot!

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3.0Dined on November 2, 2017

Went for lunch with friends, took us 20 minutes to get our drinks and take our order. Another 30 minutes until our food arrived, and one member of our group had to cancel her order because she had to leave. Drinks were not refilled, waitress was inattentive. Food was average, a bit on the expensive side.

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4.0Dined on October 20, 2017

Always dependable. Good food and nice variety on the menu. Service can be a bit slow at times but it is a nice venue. Lovely decor.

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2.0Dined on October 6, 2017

The whitefish was VERY fishy. My wife's was less so but clearly overdone. Good pasta. Good wine.

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5.0Dined on September 30, 2017

The food, wine, bar were all great and our server Heather was awesome - made lots of great recommendations everyone enjoyed

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5.0Dined on September 20, 2017

The menu is great and the service is exceptional with a great wine list

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