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5123 Main St, Downers Grove, IL
630-515-6400
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Superb service good food.

Had a super evening here. Service was outstanding and food good. After playing tourist all day we came across Gatto's tired, thirsty and hungry. After a conversation and several laughs with the manager we decided to sit at the bar. We prefer to do this as we like to talk to the locals. Must... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 14, 2015
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Peoria Il
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Wow was this good! Our party had a variety of sauces and pastas and everyone raved about their food. The portions are good sized for example One meatball is the equivalent of a full serving of meatloaf

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Had a super evening here. Service was outstanding and food good. After playing tourist all day we came across Gatto's tired, thirsty and hungry. After a conversation and several laughs with the manager we decided to sit at the bar. We prefer to do this as we like to talk to the locals. Must have impressed the manager as she... More 

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Food is consistently good, service is good and the atmosphere is nice. Local, downtown and very convenient location make for a great dining experience

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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152 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

the calamari was great and we shared it amount 3. The entrees were what you would get in one of the chain Italian stores. Nothing exceptional. One white fish dish over angel hair, fish was good, but breading was soggy. The eggplant was ok. Service was excellent. Al did a great job and was helpful and attentive. On " Black... More 

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Downers Grove . IL, United States
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Sometimes the chicken dishes are great, sometimes so so (a bit dry) I tried the ravioli last time, again so so, expected more from an Italian restaurant. Appetizers and desserts are generous and good. I've heard the eggplant parm is very good. Very accomodating as you can generally order off menu if it's not listed today. Good value.

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Ottawa, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Gattos Restaurant was wonderful. Never been there before but service was great as was the food! Large portions, hot bread, and great drinks!

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WESTMONT
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This place has a nice touch. It's family oriented and has a very large menu on the wall. There is something for everyone in your group. I had an office across the street from here so I had the pleasure of eating lunch and dinner here several times a week. You won't be sorry that you tried it, I guarantee... More 

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Ridgway, Colorado
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Great service, large portions. Calamari was delicious and reasonably priced. This has a family atmosphere with sports channels on the Tv. Not for a romantic evening.

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Downers Grove, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014 via mobile

Family-friendly, amazing food, super nice staff & service, cool exposed-brick open warehouse ambience, great value, and a well stocked bar. Intimate enough for a first date or anniversary, and casual enough to bring the kids or watch a game at the bar. Order the Chicken Milano... it's sometimes on the specials board, but they'll make it for you "off the... More 

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WESTMONT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you are in to top shelf Italian food then this is the place. It's packed all of the time. Huge variety of dishes. I never had a bad meal hear. I bring my grand children all of the time. Don't misunderstand me, most families have their children well mannered. It's a family place.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5123 Main St, Downers Grove, IL
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  DuPage County  >  Downers Grove
  • Phone Number: 630-515-6400

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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