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Saranello's

4.4
2787 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Birthdays
Inspired by his travels and passion for Italy's culture, Executive Chef Mychael Bonner has created a broad menu of Italian-fare utilizing the freshest ingredients to create the fullest flavors to bring homemade, hand-crafted pizzas and pastas, as well as prime steaks and fresh fish dishes to the table.



Feel the energy while dining in a casual and rustic 6700-square-foot setting. Dine at natural reclaimed wood tables with seating for 175, surrounded by inviting darker woods, exposed brick and beams, subtle filament lighting, and accented with muted chocolate and caramel tones throughout.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Pizzeria
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Hours of operation


Breakfast: Daily: 6:00am - 11:00am;
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 8:00am - 2:00pm;
Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm;
Dinner: Daily: 3:00pm - 12:00am
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Phone number
(847) 777-6878
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Mychael Bonner
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Private party facilities
Private dining facilities also are available for holiday parties, business meetings and other gatherings. A larger space accommodates seating for 50 while two smaller dining rooms each offer more intimate settings for 25 guests.
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Catering
Catering for groups from 8 to 250. We will offer a wide array of family style options that are guaranteed to please.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Milwaukee and Lake Cook
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2787 People Are Saying
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4.3
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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4.0Dined 2 days ago

Everything great as always

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Great waitress. Totally aware of when to come to the table, unobtrusive with great service. Food came out perfect. Noise level medium. Excellent time had by all four of us.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

The restaurant was great. Food was excellent and reasonably priced. Service was attentive and warm. The only problem was limited parking unless you don't mind a block long walk. They have complimentary valet service but if you don't want someone else driving your car, it's a long ways to parking.

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4.0Dined 4 days ago

Bone in my dish but they apologized and made it right by offering us dessert and coffee.
We are frequent diners at Saranellos and take this visit as a rare occurrence.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

I have gone here twice and I really like it. It is noisy but not where you can’t talk. The tables are not on top of each other so you can relax and visit with friends. The wait staff is amazing and the food is great. It is my new go to restaurant

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

Our table was ready and waiting for us when we got there. We were directed to our table and seated. We started with a cocktail and talk. Our waiter came when we were ready to order. The food came within several minutes and was delicious! We were NOT hurried and had a great time. We will certainly be going back!

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

This was a disappointing visit. I have been here before and will return. What I will recommend the brunch buffet after 11:30 or maybe noon at the latest. The carving station food was out to long and the turkey was dry. The prime rib was a big disappointment. All that was a little cube from the center that was rear. A half an hour/45 minutes before closing I asked if they were going to bring out more, and was told no. I do want to ad that the guy at the carving/omelet/waffle station was very nice and tried to do the he could in a tough situation.

The French toast, pancakes and caramel rolls were all dry and out to long.

The lean short ribs eggs Benedict was awesome . Everyone should try them.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

I eat at Saranello's quite frequently even though the service is sometimes off, the food is consistently good. Saturday night, we were seated at a table that had not been washed. When the host came over to wash it, he simply pushed around the stuff on the table. We literally had to guide him in cleaning the table. It was quite disgusting!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Excellent!!!

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

EVERYTHING WE HAD WAS DELICIOUS. lOVED THE GIRLLED CALAMARI, BRAISED BEEF RAVIOLIS, AND DESSERT.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The food was delicious. I had the eggplant parmigiana. It was more like an eggplant lasagna and a very small portion. I thought it would be similar to the chicken parmigiana. I’ll know for next time to order something else.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We just got back from Mexico and needed a good meal. We easily decided on Saranello’s. A Saturday night and Saranello’s was packed with energy. I love watching everyone. Jake had our booth ready for us. Brittney took care of us, as always in her fantastic way. Just outstanding with help from Rosie. We started with Minestrone soup, my favorite, and the Seafood Salad. The Seafood Salad has Shrimp, Calamari, Octopus with red and yellow peppers and Arugula. It was delicious. My husband had the Pork Chop with apples and pomegranate. I had the Chicken Parmigiana which was the best ever. It was just perfection and so tender. We had a side of steamed Brussels sprouts with sautéed onions. Our entrees were outstanding. For dessert Brittney suggested Vanilla gelato with fresh berries. She was so right with her suggestion. Perfect dessert for a outstanding dining experience. Thank you Jake for everything and thank you Brittney for a great evening.

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2.0Dined 5 days ago

I found Saranello’s to be wholly disappointing on just about every level.
Mediocre food at best, insultingly sloppy service, if any was to be found that evening... wobbly table and noisy.
I will never go back.

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4.0Dined 6 days ago

The pistachio crusted white fish and brussel sprouts dish was AWESOME!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Have been enjoying saranellos since they opened. David and DJ are the best. Would like changes made to the menu and the deserts though.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Love the Theater special deal as long as you can get there and are seated before 6 pm Monday thru Friday and before 5pm Saturday and Sunday. The wait staff is friendly and since we go alot they often stop by and say hi. Their chicken Parmesan is so good and plentiful, with crispy breaded chicken with a good amt. of cheese over it and they bring a side bowl of extra sauce so you can dip or like I do, pour it over the whole chicken. Their chopped salad is very fresh with alot of added ingredients. It's our go to Friday night place for dinner. They make a great French martini too!!

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Outstanding wait service

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

David was an amazing waiter! The food was great! Liked the movie special! Great deal!

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Busy large room. Knowledgeable staff varied menu of Italian classics and local specialties
Tasty marinara sauce.

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5.0Dined on April 19, 2018

Everything perfect

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Our reservation was honored on time. Service was good. The food was excellent.

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5.0Dined on April 18, 2018

Great food and service!!!!!!!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

Saranello's... go ahead.. drop the mike! Saranello's and our server Drew made a memorable birthday evening for our au pair and party of seven (including two children). Drew was super attentive and made the birthday girl feel like a birthday princess with champagne all around to celebrate (apple juice in champagne glasses for the kids). When my 9-year old daughter "complained" that her burrata ravioli were disappearing (into her stomach), Drew immediately went to get the chef to help explain the phenomenon. She was overjoyed! When our gluten-sensitive 7-year old daughter ordered gluten free pasta and meatballs ... Drew made sure we knew there was gluten in the meatballs and checked if she should have it before placing the order. Great attention to detail! Everyone's meals were fantastic... from the trout special to my usual chicken limone. The birthday dessert medley to share around the table was a nice touch too. Saranello's is one of our favorite restaurants. Never disappoints! Drew even taught the girls to make super hero masks, what fun! ... see photo!

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5.0Dined on April 16, 2018

An awesome restaurant with a great menu. It is very difficult to choose which entree to order. My wife ordered the eggplant parmigiana which was very good. I had the short ribs which were outstanding. Don’t eat too much bread because you will be full by entree time even though the bread is out of this world! Can’t wait to go back. Oh by the way, very reasonable prices.

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3.0Dined on April 15, 2018

maybe it's the economy, maybe it's the time we were there, 5pm on Sunday but lately this restaurant has been missing a beat. Whether it's being ignored for an extended period of time when we first were seated or servers not clearing plates or splitting up a salad dish between my wife and I, somethings missing at this usually busy establishment. When it first opened, service was great, now just meh. Since it's close to the house and we are LEYE gold members, we will continue to eat here but probably not as often until there is a turn around in attitude.

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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Awesome food, very flavorful. Amazing desserts. Great service staff

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great atmosphere delicious food

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Our server Patty was EXCELLENT. She really made our evening enjoyable and memorable.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Celebrating a birthday

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Dinner was delicious and the service was great. Good experience for our young children as well. I liked that they had good options for kids rather than just spaghetti. Slightly pricey, but a great evening out.

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

Great food and service -
my thanks go out to Matt and his entire group -
they are the best

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5.0Dined on April 14, 2018

We attended the cooking class. It was wonderful and all of my friends that came enjoyed it as well. I can’t wait till the next event.

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2.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Asked for easy in the sauce of my pesto pasta and it came swimming in sauce. My friends whitefish was presented in 3 small pieces that she sent back for 1 larger piece. Disappointed on this visit. Waiter was annoyed and sent manager who wasn’t very helpful

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Another busy night at Saranello’s. I called and talked to Mark to see if we could get our booth. Mark and Jake took excellent care of us. We got our booth and our service was provided by Jaime. Jaime was perfection with a smile. He made adjustments to the menu for us and it made for a outstanding dining experience. We started with the Minestrone soup followed by the Pan Fried Halibut with Brussels sprouts. Linguine with a Oil, White Wine and garlic sauce covered with grilled Shrimp. Just delicious. We were so content we didn’t have dessert. Outstanding service with outstanding food. I have to thank Saranello’s staff for always making our visits so wonderful.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Food was very good. Waiter (server) was great.

Everything ala carte, so it is expensive.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Great food, wonderful service by david. Only thing would like a new menu

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Jd is such a great server that’s why we keep going back.

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

Everything was great. Our server, Rafael, was outstanding - personable, professional, knowledgeable, accommodating......... The food was delicious as usual.

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4.0Dined on April 11, 2018

It was a good experience except when I got there. It was busy but I had my Open Table reservation. I got there in time but I couldn’t sit down until my whole party was there. Very disappointing!!

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5.0Dined on April 11, 2018

My friend and I were in the mood for something delicious. I suggested Saranello’s. He’s a Cheeseburger and Fries fan. I wanted him to try the Chicken Parmigiana at Saranello’s. Our server was someone new. Daniela was great. Very attentive and always making sure we were happy. We both had the Chicken Parmigiana with a side of pasta. I asked for a extra side of marinara sauce and there it was on my plate. We also had the Caesars Salad and Minestrone soup. My friend said everything was perfect. Very impressed with the Chicken Parmigiana. We both had the gelato to finish our perfect meals. Daniela is a great addition to Saranello’s. By the way, Saranello’s was very busy and I have only compliments for the people who work hard to make a enjoyable dining experience for everyone. I witnessed the servers and management doing a great job today.

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