Rosebud Italian Specialties & Pizzeria

4.4
2748 Reviews
$30 and under
Italian
Proper Attire Required
We are business casual. Thank you for not wearing tank tops, sleeveless shirts, flip-flops, gym wear, or short shorts. Dress shorts are acceptable. Please remove your hat when entering.

Thank you so much for making a reservation. INSIDE and OUTSIDE seating are available. We do have some special procedures that we must follow to ensure the safety of all customers and staff
- Masks must be worn at all times, except those who are fully vaccinated. Masks are optional for those who are fully vaccinated.
- OUTDOOR PATIO SEATING WILL BE FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. We will do our best to accommodate all seating requests but please understand these tables can not be guaranteed because of such limited availability.
- All visits will be limited to two hours.
- If you need to make any changes to your reservation, please let us know prior to arriving at the restaurant.


Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 2748 people are saying
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Sitz
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was so impressed with the customer service we received at Rosebud! The Manager saved my son’s birthday by working with me on a last minute dinner reservation for a party of 5 on a very busy Saturday night!! So very thankful!! The host staff, waiter and food was excellent! Highly recommend and will be moved to the top of the list of restaurants to go to!!

KM
KarenM
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food1service1ambience5

Our server was very slow and kept forgetting to bring our drinks and forget to tell us about the specials, she also seemed to be very crabby. Our food was dry and bland, we had veal piccata, chicken vesuvio, and veal vesuvio, the sea bass special actually was not bad.

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vipSkelley
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall1food1service4ambience1

Noisy crowded.. tight space… server very nice

CJ
vipChefJim51
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a taste foe seafood but has to be gluten-free. Our server, Margie, checked on the grilled calamari as an app along with the zuppa di mare with gf penne. Outstanding and enough for 2 dinners.

MC
MC2Naperville
Chicago
47 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were a group of neighbors and had a very attentive waiter with an accent. Don’t know his name but he was awesome. We were seated at the table close to the kitchen if that helps to know who our server was. Great food, wine and service.

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sharon
Chicago
29 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was friendly, but not intrusive...attentive too.
Food was hot, delicious and served graciously. Coffee cup always filled without asking. Always the best place to have a girlfriend lunch.

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Michelangelo
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food at all the Rosebud restaurants is always awesome. This was our first time at this location. We were not disappointed. Highly recommend the fish salad, grilled calamari and the lamb chops that are on special.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service.

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Naperville
Chicago
11 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Tables are very close to each other. Our table was back to back with three surrounding tables. Not great during these COVID days.
Food and service were good. Nothing to call out.

AM
AmyM
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall3food1service5ambience4

Great table. Lovely service. Food was sub-par. I hope the food gets better because I usually love Rosebud. Disappointed and not happy because I was entertaining out of town guests.

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KathyS828
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My son & I were alone for Thanksgiving, so we thought we would give Rosebud a try since they were open. I must confess, we skipped the turkey entree and ate fried calamari, veal Calabrese & homemade square noodles. Julian M. Was our server and he was delightful, even though it was 5 pm and he had been serving a full restaurant all day. Rosebud in Naperville never disappoints!

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Vegmama10
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service, delicious food and beautiful atmosphere.

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RosemarieL
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience2

This was our first visit and after reading all the great reviews, I thought that we would enjoy this restaurant. I had the baked cavatelli. It was mushy and soupy with sauce and mozzarella. My son had the white clam sauce with pasta. It was watery . My husband got pork chops. He ate one and kept getting a burnt flavor. He flipped the other one and saw that it too was burnt. The manger was called and he agreed that they were burnt , and removed it from our bill. He did offer to replace the dish, but everyone was done eating by then.
As far as atmosphere, there was none. In fact it seemed eerie. I’m guessing that we just went at a bad time, but no one in our party wants to return.

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johno
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Food was pretty good. The place was loud & requested a table from the kitchen wall to the manager. He wasn't very friendly & lied about the availability of table open. Won't give them my business any more.

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HarryW
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Our server was outstanding. Food was good, but I thought on par with a large chain like Maggiano's. Dinner for four was well over $400 with tip, so not a great value.

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DonnaS
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Staff is well trained, accommodating and very helpful. The busman was exceedingly kind to my husband who has a disability. It means the world to us. Food is always yummy!

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vipIlrr
Chicago
132 reviews
Dined on November 20, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience2

Veal francese excellent. Waiter very accommodating and bartender made good drinks. Noise level is only drawback. No reason to have piped in music to add to the cacophony

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SteveS
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was fantastic. Had a problem with one of the deserts. Had immediate attention to it and we were greatly satisfied

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bear
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2021
Overall3food4service1ambience3

server was very rude! never told us about specials. came back second time to ask for our order again. brought check, when we wanted cappuccino. then brought check and asked for tiramisu. table next to me received better treatment? was told of specials right away. just not a good experience

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Dinnerwithfriends
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had reservations at 3:30 on a Sunday, so parking and availability was not an issue. Food was great as always.

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MELINDAJ
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Can't wait to visit Naperville again, to eat at my new favorite restaurant RoseBud!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic experience, first time here and the service was phenomenal. Food was also delicious, perfect spot for any occasion.

DB
vipDavidB
Minneapolis
7 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience1

Too loud too cold too congested
Staff is over worked

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maurop
1 review
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall1food1service5ambience2

I HAD BAD EXPERIENCE WITH MY MAIN DISH AT LUNCH 0N 11/13/2021. HAD ORDERED THE PASTA SPECIAL WITH SHRIMP AND CLAMS. THE PASTA WAS SANDY AND LATER I NOTED ONE HALF CLAM SHEL FILLED WITH MUD. THIS WAS DISGUSTING TO SEE. I FAILED TO COMPLAIN AT THE TIME OF DINNER AND ONLY NOTED THE MUD FILLED SHELL IN THE LEFT OVER THAT I TOOK HOME.

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NancyC
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time at a Rosebud and we will definitely come back. The service was fantastic and the food was delightful. The Fusilli Carbonara was outstanding! Great location in downtown Naperville for a stroll after dinner. Highly recommend!

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vipPaulO
91 reviews
Dined on November 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love Rosebud because of the energy level and overall experience. The service and food are always top notch. We always know that it is a great night out at Rosebud. Huge recommend!

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Jamesh
Chicago
15 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Everything was great. The only exceptions were that it’s a noisy restaurant for conversations and when we requested extra marinara sauce they charged for it. Not the it was a big expense, but when you’re spending $125 for two people it seemed like they were being cheap. We’ve been to many other restaurants and none of them have done this in the past.

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ScottB
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2021
Overall1food1service3ambience3

The food was horrible. For a 36 dollar plate of steak medallions - the steak tasted like skirt steak (was just as thin). The cheese on top was horrible. No sides either. You would be better off at an Olive Garden- at least you get salad and breadsticks.

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vipBrook
Chicago
5 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience4

Omg, seriously? Mom & I are regulars. 2 pasta dishes took 1:15 minutes. No communication from server, pasta arrived WITHOUT sauce… managers’ attire was far from professional and only excuse was “people make mistakes”… offered another dish but why would I do that when it took forever to get a menu selected item? No thanks, I went corporate. Retrain your staff and get rid of that manager. He isn’t helping your venue at all!!!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent and the portions were very large!

BK
vipBrettK
Chicago
45 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall3food5service2ambience4

The food was fantastic and plentiful, but the service was sadly lacking. And I would have even chalked that up largely to the difficulty in hiring these days that’s leaving so many places lacking staff, but I had to ask 3 times just for oil to arrive at our table, while the bread cooled while waiting, and I had to ask twice for a simple Diet Coke. The bar must have been backed up, too, because all of the alcohol was slow to arrive.

All that said, we still had a good time as we were celebrating a birthday, and I will say the waiter — who left a lot to be desired otherwise — even chimed in and sang Happy Birthday with us.

And I can’t emphasize enough that everyone loved their food and everyone was also shocked by the portions. They just serve a lot of food at Rosebud!!

JM
JimM
Chicago
8 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our group of six people really enjoyed our evening at Rosebuds. Food and service was excellent. Food prices were a little higher than the last time I was at Rosebuds in Chicago. But everything is going up these days.

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Christopher
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Not our first visit; Rosebud lived up to our expectations.

JL
JeanineL
Phoenix
8 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love their bread and always get the baked cavatelli. Every time the food is delicious, service is great and the price can't be beat.

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vipMike
Chicago
27 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great meal and huge portions! We had an excellent time!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall1food1service4ambience2

Prices are outrageous. Prices have gone up and up. Ordered Chicken Parm and could barely cut it with a fork - it was so dry. Salad was excellent - way over priced though. Service was good. Their food has suffered.

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Diner27
Chicago
16 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed a lovely evening for dinner with friends. Our server was very friendly,
Helpful and attentive! We were celebrating a milestone anniversary and were
treated to a complimentary dessert! Very nice time at Rosebud's!!

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

Wedding anniversary

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Suburbanite
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2021
Overall3food3service5ambience5

Rosebud is a very nice place to eat, and prices are somewhat reasonable except the dessert price.

OT
OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and ambient for a fair price

FAQs

Rosebud Italian Specialties & Pizzeria does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates. Rosebud Italian Specialties & Pizzeria also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (630) 548-9800.

Rosebud Italian Specialties & Pizzeria is rated 4.4 stars by 2748 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.