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Carlucci Downers Grove

1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
+1 630-512-0990
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“linguine” (6 reviews)
“veal chop” (2 reviews)
“prosciutto” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 21:30All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I dined in this restaurant while staying in a nearby hotel. I am a fan of Italian food generally but the quality was lacking. I had the spaghetti and meatballs. The sauce and pasta were ok but the meatballs were not good. They were mushy...More

Thank yddib
A TripAdvisor Member
Winchester, Virginia
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Picky coworkers were satisfied with good Italian food. Broad selection. Good service. Fair prices. Close to DG hotels.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Years ago I had a poor dining experience here with my husband & vowed to never return. Well, I met a friend for happy hour, thinking the location would allow me to exit & easily re-enter the highway to return home. First, it took probably...More

Thank WN3986
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Probably will not be returning due to the following: food was average, had to leave outdoor area, for which we actually came, bc the singer was so loud we could not talk to one another, inside was ridiculously hot and apparently the temp can not...More

Thank Taccc123
Reviewed 24 June 2017

"Male bartender had an attitude and made a cosmo incorrectly. Had female bartender make it and it was wonderful. Male bartender preceded to have an attitude when asked about the beer on tap. We let it go, went and ordered dinner in the dining room....More

Thank AnnLG
ChicagoGChicago, General Manager at Carlucci Downers Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2017

I'm sorry your last visit was not a typical memorable experience, but we have found too many inaccuracies in this review to respond.

Reviewed 21 June 2017

For my mother's birthday we decided to give Carlucci's a try. It seemed nicer, but not super fancy. I showed up with an ice cream cake to surprise her after dinner. I informed the very nice hostess upon arrival I would like this brought out...More

Thank Kelsey L
ChicagoGChicago, General Manager at Carlucci Downers Grove, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

I'm sorry your last visit was not a typical memorable experience, but we have found too many inaccuracies in this review to respond.

Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

So for a little back story my lady is a first generation American her people were from Sicily . She started crying because it reminded her of her grandfathers cooking. I had chicken parmigiana 20 She had Linguini 19 Cheese cake 7 For the area...More

Thank Adam S
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Food was delicious. Bruschetta took a bit long however and came in an unorthodox manner (Large amounts of Cheese, Tomatoes and Olives on Side with few pieces of bread). Tasted delicious just needed more bread at least.

Thank Taylor S
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Love this place, have never had a miss here. Solid Italian fare with excellent service and food. Good place to take the whole family.

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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We went for Easter brunch. Had a 1 PM seating and did not get seated until 1:55 PM. Dozens and dozens of people were packed into the lobby area waiting to be seated for almost an hour. The food was average, The buffet line was...More

Thank Allison H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Butterfield Rd, Downers Grove, IL 60515-1371
    (Butterfield and I355)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 630-512-0990
For nearly 25 years, Carlucci Restaurants have been known for great food, wine, and exceptional service. All served in a stylish, yet casual atmosphere.At Carlucci we are committed to giving our customers a truly unique Italian dining experience that is inspired from our many visits to Italy.Whether it's a business meeting, family dinner or any special occasion we have a variety of banquet menus and private party rooms that will meet all of your needs and expectations.
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