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da Baffone Cucina Italiana

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111 North Main Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
+1 815-893-6149
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Where Good Food Good Wine Good Friends Come Together

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great atmosphere, cozy and friendly

The owners make eating here casual, homey and delicious. Meals are priced well and portions are generous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Sharon60014
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

The owners make eating here casual, homey and delicious. Meals are priced well and portions are generous.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We had dinner at Da Baffone in Crystal Lake this past Saturday and it was absolutely wonderful!! We were there celebrating my son's graduation from college with our immediate family and his future in-laws. We ordered a large range of entrees and also the baked clams appetizer and everything was done perfectly! Even the calamari was done to perfection! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015 via mobile

We ate here today on Mother's Day for our first time and it surpassed any expectations we had. The food was phenomenal! One of the best Italian meals I have ever had. All of the pasta dishes, chicken, steak and appetizers were perfect! Even the tiramisu was delicious. Our waiter Daren was attentive and polite and checked on us often.... More 

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Woodstock, Illinois
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

The restaurant was nicely decorated and had comforting lighting. We were greeted upon arrival and the service was good. We were going to a show, so we didn't have time for appetizers or dessert. I ordered a salmon salad. The salad was good, however the salmon was overcooked and dry. The other entree we ordered was a pork tenderloin, which... More 

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

There is nothing to dislike except the wait if you didn't make a reservation for the week-end. Food is great especially the Filet, cooked perfectly without any sauces thrown on top. Can't find one complaint.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We haven't been here since last fall, but it was worth the wait. Everything was top notch. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and can't wait to come back.

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is probably my 10th time here with my family. We always enjoy everything we order. I always find myself with the chicken marsala plate which is delicious. We used to go often on Thursday's for martini night at the bar, but I am not sure if they are still doing that special. Overall, they have great specials in the... More 

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Cary, Illinois
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20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We have been here at least 5 times and each time the food, service and ambiance is delicious, impeccable and cozy. We are very picky and will continue to return. Great place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I shared appetizers and drinks with a friend. The food was fabulous and the service was just unbelievable. So attentive and friendly. I definitely want to go back for dinner with my husband.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We went there on a Thursday night and had a relaxing meal in a quiet upscale atmosphere. The food portions are very plentiful and delicious. My husband was most impressed with the appetizer of Calamari. He said it was the best he has ever had!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 North Main Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-893-6149

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Where Good Food Good Wine Good Friends Come Together
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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