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da Baffone Cucina Italiana

111 North Main Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
+1 815-893-6149
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Ranked #1 of 120 Restaurants in Crystal Lake
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Where Good Food Good Wine Good Friends Come Together
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English first
Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Quaint family style, crowded but in a good way. Enjoy the offerings on the menu and have with wine if you can you won't be disappointed.

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Crystal Lake, Illinois
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Da Baffone is one of the best authentic Italian Restaurants in the Chicago area. The specials are always different, their menu is diverse, and the service is excellent. Great ambiance right on Main Street in DT Crystal Lake.

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We were a party of 8 celebrating my mother's birthday. Let me start by saying the service was top notch! Everyone went out of their way to make sure we had a great night. The food was superb. The sausage and peppers appetizer as well as the Mushrooms were devoured immediately. We all ordered different main courses and all were... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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82 reviews 82 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I have been to da Baffone 3 times now and each time it gets better. The food is always impeccable. I have learned to go with the specials as they will just blow your mind. We had an excellent grilled seafood appetizer which was big enough for the main course. The service fantastic and very reasonably priced. It is a... More 

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Crystal Lake
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Some of the best Italian food in Crystal Lake. Outstanding Expressotinis!!!!!!! Sunday special provides leftovers for the rest of the week!

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Elgin, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

This was our first time visiting and we met friends for dinner. Everything was perfect. While the food was good at a reasonable price what really makes it worth is is the atmosphere and service. Everyone was extremely nice and accommodating. It felt like we were old friends. We will be back!

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We went last weekend for my husband's birthday dinner and are returning tonight for our ten year anniversary! The food was outstanding... The service exceptional...It is beautifully appointed on the inside and well worth any time you have to spend waiting for a table. I would suggest reservations as they were busy from 5 when we arrived for drinks (which... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My wife and I go to da Bafones a couple times a month, usually sit in the bar area to have a drink and a few appetizers.... we love it! Family friendly atmosphere, great staff (ask for Raymond), reminds us of a place in Tuscany we went to a few years ago. Basically feels like home. Don't pass this one... More 

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Jackson, Mississippi
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I was with a group of 15. We were served very quickly despite ordering off of the main menu. The food was authentic Italian. Everyone in the group, from all over the USA, agreed that the food and service were superb in every way. I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone- whether one person or a large group- they will... More 

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McHenry, Illinois
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Have been here several times and always love it. Servers are very informative and help with your selections. They explain substitutions in detail. Huge servings and a great selection of wines. The best of the best in Crystal Lake

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Additional Information about da Baffone Cucina Italiana

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

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