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Giacomo's Ristorante

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740 N WOLF RD, Des Plaines, IL 60016
+1 847-390-7330
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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Des Plaines, Illinois
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

The food is out of this world delicious. I am able to get food with a gluten free options the staff is very friendly the only thing wrong is that it is small

Thank notadumbblond
Glenview, Illinois
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171 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious dinner recently. Small neighborhood restaurant. Great value with many entrees to choose from. I would make a reservation if u want to go on the weekend. Helpful waitstaff & timely service.

Thank Mimi M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Every time we come to Chicago we make a point of having dinner at Giacomos. This is an old style Italian restaurant with really great food. This time I opted for grilled salmon and my spouse had manicotti. Salmon is tough to cook well, it's often overdone but this was perfect. Lots of accompaniments- steamed vegetables and best with the... More 

Thank Peg P
Mount Prospect, Illinois
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

They do things right at Giacomo s. Good people good food. Traditional Italian done right. Good sauce is the key and they have nailed it.

Thank Mark P
Schaumburg, Illinois
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Dined here tonight and had a great experience. Received a warm welcome upon entering the restaurant and received top notch service. Had the Lobster and Shrimp Ravioli for dinner and a cannoli for dessert. Both were to die for! Came here to celebrate two birthdays and the server brought out 2 pieces of tiramisu with candles! Nice personal touch to... More 

Thank Jeepgirl38
Park Ridge, Illinois, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

this is one of those go to restaurants - you know you will always have a good experience there. Food is delish, service first rate, prices are comparable.

Thank Nancy Q
Knoxville, Tennessee
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64 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Super convenient to the business hotels and casino. Nice patio seating with multiple TVs around the perimeter serving great Chicago style deep dish pizza. Service was good and the beer was cold. Great place to enjoy the cool summer evenings.

Thank Jeff E
Sao Paulo
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148 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

My wife, son and I went to this restaurant on 25 July, when we arrived in Northbrook. Dishes are well served. We ordered the Cavatelle with Picky-Packy sauce (fresh tomato, basil, garlic and onion) and a Penne with Marinara sauce and meatballs. They were delicious! For dessert, my son had a Gelato, and my wife and I shared a Tiramisu... More 

Thank RBRSaoPaulo
Des Plaines, Illinois
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77 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This is one of my favorite places for Italian food, why they have the best meat balls. Their sauce is home made and it has great favor. Sausage and peppers are excellent appetizer with the bread and oil makes you come back.

Thank dicksayad
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great food and great service! Great Italian food and love outside patio, management is also very friendly will be going back soon!

Thank bviscioni

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 740 N WOLF RD, Des Plaines, IL 60016
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Des Plaines
  • Phone Number: +1 847-390-7330

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?