Da Baffone Cucina Italiana: Southern Italian Eats

This family-run restaurant in Crystal Lake serves up authentic Southern Italian pairings in a homey atmosphere.

DiBenedetto Trattoria: A Hearty Helping of Old World Fare

Family recipes and time-honored cuisine are the foundation of this Hoffman Estates hot-spot whose owner has been part of many big-name restaurants throughout Chicagoland.

Isacco: Northern Italian Fare Cooked with Finesse

Born from this chef’s lifetime love for food and the restaurant business, this St. Charles eatery is a true taste of Italy. See how fresh ingredients and grandma’s recipes make all the difference.

Ristorante Brissago: ‘The Next Best Thing’ to Dining in Italy

This high-class restaurant at Grand Geneva Resort goes out of its way to bring an authentic taste of Italy. Meet the culinary brains behind this operation, and savor some delicious dishes.

Roberto’s Ristorante & Pizzeria

Fine Dining/Italian. Authentic Italian cuisine; pizza; carry-out; catering; banquets; valet parking weekends.
483 Spring Road, Elmhurst
(630) 279-8484

Joe’s Place

Casual/Italian-American. Fresh pizza, pasta, seafood, subs, hot dogs, burgers. Delivery, catering, banquets
19716 E. Grant Hwy., Marengo
(815) 568-2500

da Baffone Cucina Italiana

Casual. Family-owned. Authentic Tuscan cuisine made from family recipes
111 N. Main, Crystal Lake
(815) 893-6149
Dinner

Villa Verone Ristorante Italiano

Upscale/Authentic Italian
219 W. State St., Sycamore (815) 895-9400
416 Hamilton St., Geneva (630) 232-2201
13 Douglas Ave., Elgin (847) 742-0263

Salerno’s on the Fox

Casual/Italian-American
320 N. 2nd St., St. Charles
(630) 584-7900

Isacco Kitchen

Upscale-Casual/Italian. Authentic fare from an Italian chef. Bar
210 Cedar St., St. Charles
(630) 444-0202