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“Great Restaurant!”

Giacomo's Ristorante
Ranked #8 of 187 Restaurants in Des Plaines
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 19 June 2014

This is by far one of our favorite places to eat. We have always been welcomed and treated like family. The food is simply fabulous! The lasagna is incredible and we have had it at every family celebration! We even brought it to our out of town event because everyone loves it! The voltini melanzane is an amazing eggplant dish and we have had many great seafood dishes too! The vodka sauce is wonderful. Chef Giacomo is a brilliant chef and Anna Maria is the most caring hostess...Marge is a wonderful waitress! The portions are large and we always have extra meals from our dinner- especially the lasagna with meat sauce. We have never brought anyone here that did not love it! Hope you enjoy it too!

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Thank JeffnJulie
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

Always have had a great meal at this restaurant but this last time it was outstanding. We had the braciole served with mostacolli. The food was delicious and there was plenty to take home to enjoy a second time.

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Thank Sandra W
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Reviewed 13 May 2014

Went here for the first time last weekend and thought it was terrific. Very homey atmosphere, attentive staff and well portioned delicious food! Very accommodating to food allergies and everything was made fresh to order. I asked if I could leave out an ingredient on one of the specials and was told "sure." Lobster ravioli and veal special with eggplant (hold the ham) was delicious. Wish it were closer to home as it would be one of our "regular" spots.

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Thank tikriss
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

Giacomo's is a small family Italian restaurant and I hope it never changes. The atmosphere was just right for a dinner with friends without being stuffy or too casual. And the food was superb!
I love gnocchi but sometimes am leery of ordering it if I don't know the restaurant. Giacomo's gnocchi with home-made marinara was perfect. Portions are very generous! There was enough to take half home for lunch the next day, and unbelievably, it was better the next day! My husband ordered lasagna and although he normally can finish off a pretty big portion, he also took half home for his lunch the next day. Our friends enjoyed their meals just as much. I am truly looking forward to going again.

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1  Thank Lola M
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Reviewed 1 November 2013 via mobile

The pasta and sauce is homemade and delicious! The service is excellent. Everyone is very friendly. The alcohol is on the more expensive side for a local place. The desserts are also very good.

2  Thank Sara T
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