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Sabatino's

#110 of 7,817 Restaurants in Chicago
#125 of 8,581 Places to Eat in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Northwest Side
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4441 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641 (Kenneth Ave & Kostner Ave)
(773) 283-8331
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Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thu 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Sabatinos a beautiful old school Italian restaurant with...
Welcome to Sabatinos a beautiful old school Italian restaurant with delcious food and great ambieance. You get bread including focaccia - a kind of pizza bread, then a salad and soup, then an entree - try the veal Parmesan, and a side of pasta. Many recommend the baked Alaska dessert. Sabatino"s is dimly lit with flowers on every table, this Italian-American restaurant has been the perfect date restaurant for about 25 years. Diners might have their steak or seafood entrees complemented by the serenade of strolling musicians in the main room or piano music in the bar area. Angelo Pagni, who owns the restaurant with his brother, Enzo, said Sabatino's is popular in the neighborhood for a lot of reasons, food and atmosphere and chief among them. Stop in today!
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A Traditional Italian Dinner - Great Food

What a pleasant dining experience. We were with a couple who had never been there. We all loved the atmosphere, service, and the food. We ordered broiled whitefish, lasagna, chicken sabatino, and orange roughy. We were trying to decide which dinner was the best - and concluded they were all... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Gloria F
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Streamwood, Illinois
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Doing business
  • Bar scene
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Streamwood, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What a pleasant dining experience. We were with a couple who had never been there. We all loved the atmosphere, service, and the food. We ordered broiled whitefish, lasagna, chicken sabatino, and orange roughy. We were trying to decide which dinner was the best - and concluded they were all delicious. Dinner includes pizza bread, bread, soup (we all ordered... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Miss the old time Italian restaurant? Then go to Sabatino's and enjoy traditional Italian fare in an authentic setting. Great food, large menu and good service. Dinners include soup, salad and a side dish like pasta. All this for a reasonable price with free valet parking. Reservations advised.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We have been eating at Sabo's for over 35 years, the service and food is always wonderful, they have lunch specials everyday M-F. And dinners our great, hot bread, soup, salad, (try the creamy garlic) steaks that melt in your mouth along with top notch Italian dishes.

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Sun Lakes, Arizona, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

On a recent visit to Chicago to see our daughter, her boyfriend was in charge of restaurant selection and he certainly didn't disappoint! While he'd never been to Sabatino's, he suggested that it was 'old school Italian', so we were game. Arriving without a reservation, we thought we might be turned away. We were seated in a timely fashion in... More 

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Hortonville, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Sabatino's is awesome. The service is superb, the food is out of this world, and they make you feel like family. A definite stop for dinner while in the Windy City.

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Aventura, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

There are many good ITALIAN RESTAURANTS around out country. But this one is SO SPECIAL. I am from Florida and have traveled not only our country but Europe and Asia and was in my glory when my family took me here because they think so much of it. Let me tell you that is SO SPECIAL. On my next trip... More 

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Streamwood, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

If you enjoy a good Italian dinner you will love this restaurant. We ordered salmon with wild rice; also, veal piccata with mostaccioli. The meal also includes soup (we ordered pasta fagiole) and a house salad. Everything was delicious, including the rolls. This was a fine dining experience with friends.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Four of us made reservations and went for a friend's birthday dinner; we got there early (4:30) on a Saturday. The place was already busy. The food was absolutely fresh, delicious and plentiful. We had the stuffed chicken breast with baked potato, chicken marsala, salmon and farfalle basciaola. Before dinner, we were served delicious bread and pizza bread (complementary). The... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

For the last several years, this has been our family's go-to place for special celebrations (birtrhdays, graduations, etc.). It is a classic old-style Italian restaurant with enough choices on the menu to meet anyone's desires and an old-school wait staff -- very efficient, helpful and with a good sense of humor. All the entrees we have tried have been outstanding.... More 

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Lowell
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

We have been eating at Sabo's for over 30 years and never had a bad meal, the owners are always there to greet you and at your beckon call. Try the Steak Diane or Cherries Jubilee prepared tableside!

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Additional Information about Sabatino's

Address: 4441 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641
Phone Number: (773) 283-8331
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday 4:00 pm - 12:30 am
Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
Cuisine: Italian

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4441 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 60641
    (Kenneth Ave & Kostner Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Northwest Side
  • Neighborhood: Northwest Side
  • Phone Number: (773) 283-8331

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 40
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Doing business, Bar scene

Description

Welcome to Sabatinos a beautiful old school Italian restaurant with delcious food and great ambieance. You get bread including focaccia - a kind of pizza bread, then a salad and soup, then an entree - try the veal Parmesan, and a side of pasta. Many recommend the baked Alaska dessert. Sabatino"s is dimly lit with flowers on every table, this Italian-American restaurant has been the perfect date restaurant for about 25 years. Diners might have their steak or seafood entrees complemented by the serenade of strolling musicians in the main room or piano music in the bar area. Angelo Pagni, who owns the restaurant with his brother, Enzo, said Sabatino's is popular in the neighborhood for a lot of reasons, food and atmosphere and chief among them. Stop in today!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 12:30 am

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