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Nonna Silvias Trattoria and Pizzeria

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571 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary Italian
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Nonna Silvia's is a popular neighborhood restaurant nestled between Park Ridge and Edison Park. Family owned for nearly 17 years, Chefs Steve & John have been cooking authentic, regional Italian cuisine (from central Italy) since opening the restaurant. Inspired by and named after their grandmother, Silvia Giannini, Nonna Silvia's offers homemade pastas, fresh seafood, specialty pizzas, and a choice selection of local, Midwestern meats. We feature a collection of more than 60 wines (many of our wines are award-winning, Wine Spectator rated) from all over the world as well as craft beer and signature cocktails. Our restaurant has a warm and intimate Tuscan ambiance and a popular outdoor patio. Come and join us for a memorable meal and experience!
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary Italian, Seafood, Italian
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Sunday - Friday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(847) 292-9970
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Steven Marti & John Giannini
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Catering
Go to www.nonnasilvias.com for details.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Talcott
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Special events & promotions
seasonal wine dinners call for info 8472929970
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 571 People Are Saying
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4.5
service
4.5
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4.3
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96% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 4 days ago

I celebrated my Birthday there. Our server was fabulous. She made our dining experience exceptional with her expertise suggestions.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Great food. Holly was super! Professional, efficient and just the right level of friendly!

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5.0Dined on May 18, 2018

Great service as always! Delicious food!!

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5.0Dined on May 15, 2018

Love this place. We have been going here since before my husband and I were married. Always have great service and great food. Love Rachel the server! She has remembered our favorite apps, and wine since day 1. She also is the best at making recommendations.

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

If you LOVE Italian food, you will LOVE Nonna's! Always fresh, delicious and satisfying!

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5.0Dined on May 13, 2018

We went on Sunday for Mother’s Day and had such a wonderful experience! Nice service ....delicious food! Price is ok! We will definitely come back!

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4.0Dined on May 12, 2018

We have seen this restaurant for years and just never tried it out until this past Saturday. The food was wonderful. Service was excellent. A local treasure! My wife and I had a great time!

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5.0Dined on May 12, 2018

great food great service ......................that is everything I look for and they delivered

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4.0Dined on May 9, 2018

Enjoyed the outdoor dining option on a warm May evening. The street can be a bit noisy at times, but the patio has a relaxing mid-western aura. The menu was excellent, although it had yet to be converted from Winter to Spring/Summer. I had the sauteed whitefish filet with mashed potatoes and asparagus. Very nice! Definitely would recommend it for a casual evening out.

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5.0Dined on May 1, 2018

What a delightful restaurant! We went there for a birthday celebration and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. I highly recommend the Pollo Veneta (chicken medallions, spinach, shitake mushrooms, and sun dried tomatoes in a delicious sauce). Others raved about the pumpkin ravioli in another wonderful sauce.

Our servers were so welcoming and friendly! We really enjoyed the meal from start to finish. And, I let them know when I made the reservation that this was a birthday and they brought out a yummy chocolate brownie with ice cream and a candle at the end of the meal. We even sang.

I would choose this restaurant any day over some of the pricier and less welcoming restaurants in the area. It is a white linen napkin kind of place without being cold or stuffy. Excellent!

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2.0Dined on April 29, 2018

It wasn’t bad it wasn’t great either. I wanted to try the restaurant based on the excellent reviews. It is simple and clean with decent food and average service.

The people seem nice enough but it took forever to get a beverage, another long wait for a dessert menu...multiple attempts at getting a hold of the server who had forgotten about us even though it wasn’t crowded ... small portions for the price and location. Only one dessert option.

I doubt I will be returning for a second visit.

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4.0Dined on April 26, 2018

Really nice, friendly spot to meet after work for good food and friendly service. It gets loud but wait staff is engaged and everyone is enjoying themselves. Delicious Brussels sprouts shaved salad with bacon was unexpected but tasty. Always love their pizza.

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

Family dinner was great. We have 3 noisy babies with us, and they didn't seem to mind at all. Very accommodating

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5.0Dined on April 25, 2018

We’ve been going here for several years. Always make it a special occasion with friends as well. Food is always tasteful and outstanding. Service has never let us down. Carl is always on top of everything for the table and adds some humor. Highly recommend.

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4.0Dined on April 22, 2018

I was a little disappointed that I made it clear we were there for my wifes birthday & there was basically no acknowledgement of it. It won't deter me from coming back, but probably not for a special occasion.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2018

Great food and wonderful service, we come here a lot & it's one of the best in the area.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

My mom and I were visiting Chicago from Boston, staying in Rosemont. We were taking Uber so we wanted something fairly close to our hotel. Nonna Silvia’s was within a few miles and had great reviews on Trip Advisor. We were not disappointed . The restaurant was busy which is always a good sign. The ambiance was great. As soon as we sat down and got settled, a waitstaff brought us water and a fresh loaf of Italian bread with oil. I got the pollo Arosto. Serving size was generous, presentation very good and it was full of flavor. My mother got the Rotolo. The taste was great, especially the cream sauce. However, the presentation was not the most appealing. Just two big logs of pasta with a peachy/pinky cream sauce poured all over it. Some fresh basil sprinkled over the top would have helped. If you can get past the presentation you will enjoy the meal. Overall we really enjoyed our visit and recommend this restaurant.

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4.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Wonderful experience. Would definitely go back. I had the lasagna and it was expertly prepared. Homemade noodles and just the right amount of layers/sauce/cheese in every bite. The calamari appetizer is also a winner.

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3.0Dined on April 11, 2018

I've been here before and every I'm here, it's pretty noisy - but I'm pretty sensitive to noise and there was a large group sitting fairly close to us and we had a group of 5. They should not put two larger groups near each other otherwise you get a lot of loud talking in one area.

I had the mussels appetizer as a main meal and it was mediocre at best - kind of fishy tasting. The bread was good and the special beet salad was excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Great place for a friends get-together! The food and service are always excellent! The pastas, special entrees, and appetizers always delicious.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

The service here was very friendly and prompt. Gabrielle (?) provided details about the entrees and wines that were helpful. The atmosphere on a Saturday around 5 was low key and comfortable. Food, especially the pastas, were excellent, very fresh with tasty sauces. We had a wonderful evening.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Great food, good wine. If you go earlier, you will see children. Less kids after 6:30. We went on a Sunday eve and they were a little understaffed. Hopefully not always and may have been an off night. Our waitress was smiling though and happy to bring us what we needed when we got to her.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

Outstanding food. I mean excellent. Ambiance was so so, seemed to be short staffed, so waiting for drinks when we first arrived was a bit long. The noise level was quite uncomfortable. Would go back, but only because of the food quality.

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5.0Dined on March 25, 2018

All four of us enjoyed our dinner!

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3.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Really great food but my server couldn’t have been slower. There were a lot of people but there was another service in our same area that got a table in after us served and given the bill before we even ordered. 20 minutes just to get water

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5.0Dined on March 17, 2018

Warm, inviting atmosphere; welcoming, friendly staff; good, tasty food that is nicely portioned and presented.

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5.0Dined on March 14, 2018

What great food and service! I will be back.

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4.0Dined on March 14, 2018

Very busy for a Wednesday night, made the service a little slow, but our server was so nice and helpful with our many questions. Food was excellent and overall was a great experience!

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3.0Dined on March 14, 2018

We had a group of 8 after a work meeting. I saw the good reviews online so we gave it a try. I will give a mixed review. The bread served was pretty ordinary. My meal was pizza and was expecting it to be a signature dish given the Italian style restaurant. The cheese kept slipping off the crust and the crust itself was sub-par. I've had frozen pizza better than that. On the other hand, I noticed a few other people at our table had rapidly eaten their dinners(tilapia/potato dish and a salmon dish). They absolutely loved it. Said they wanted to order another plate and kept raving about how good it was. So, I guess I would recommend one of those dishes instead of the pizza.

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2.0Dined on March 10, 2018

Very noisy, suburban restaurant with mediocre food and simple service!

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

The food at this excellent neighborhood restaurant is reliably delicious, highlighted by the creative specials offered daily. The Wait Staff are consistently friendly and efficient, ably assisted by the bus men. We definitely recommend dining here for either lunch or dinner, you won't be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Excellent experience. Reservation was held at our requested time and we were seated promptly. Appetizers were delicious. We ordered the aranchini and grilled calamari. All four of us had excellent entrées. And shared a dessert. The red wine was excellent. The service was superb. All in all a very enjoyable evening.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We had a marvelous time at Nonna's! Delicious meatballs as an appetizer and the FRESHEST tomato sauce. The seafood was also excellent.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We went to NS's for date night on a Saturday. Me and the Squeeze made a reservation that day, arrived on time, and we were led directly to our waiting table at the side of a busy dining room. The bread was dee lish! Even though the restaurant was busy, our server was spot on, friendly, and surefooted. The bright Italian food, was super fresh, full of flavor, and it was cooked to order. I had the Rigatoni with highly seasoned tomato sauce, and the Squeeze had Veal Picatta. Exceptional! tender, flavorful, and skillfully cooked. Dessert, 3 cannoli's stuffed and rolled to order, and a shot of house made Limoncello. Aye.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

This is an excellent choice for homemade quality Italian food. The wine selection is varied enough to appeal to most but not an overwhelming task of choosing a good wine. As far as food goes it does not get much better. I have dined at places woth bigger names and their food is not as good.

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

The service was excellent. The food outstanding. Would absolutley go back.

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5.0Dined on February 22, 2018

We enjoyed another wonderful meal. Carl was our server and he was very helpful, gregarious and fun. His wine recommendation was spot on. I enjoyed the special ravioli stuffed with short rib meat.

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4.0Dined on February 18, 2018

delicious....the ravioli was excellent as was the service

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

What a great find...our family gathered in Chicago for a belated birthday dinner. The whole evening was wonderful! The food, service & wine were fantastic. Thanks for a great memory!

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5.0Dined on February 17, 2018

This was our second time at Nonna's, but this time we brought our very close friends one of whom was having his birthday. They are very upscale dinners and used to the best. They loved it!

All of our lives are so busy, that when we find time to enjoy ourselves it is critical that that time energize you so that you can wake up tomorrow with a smile on your face.

Nonna's will not disappoint you! You will leave knowing your time was well spent and you will remember that evening fondly for a long time.

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