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815 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60202-2307
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Ranked #11 of 236 Restaurants in Evanston
Price range: $31 - $50
Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Restaurant details
Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Wilmette, Illinois
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75 reviews 75 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Went to 5:30 sitting for New Year's '14 with wife and daughter. They had a four course meal. Each course had about five picks. I have eaten at Trotter's four times. I think this meal was just as good but with the casual atmosphere. One of the best seafood salads I have had. Wife's beet salad was fantastic. Lobster risotto... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I don't know if you would "happen" across this place naturally as it's location is a bit further South from the action of Evanston, but it is worth it! The space is perfectly intimate and the service is attentive without being pushy. The menu options are just enough. I can't stand when they try to hard with traditional Italian fare... More 

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Fairfax, Virginia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

My husband and I are foodies and unfortunately always set our expectations very high. Wow what a payoff here at Campagnola - handmade pastas were superb, 3 out of 4 entrees were all different fish and they were all cooked perfectly! Good wine list at good prices. Biggest bummer was that we didn't find it until late in our trip... More 

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Evanston, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our server was adorable, but our meal was the thing we fell in love with. Magical. Great, non-pretentious, comfortable place with amazing food.

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Chicago, Illinois
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This was our second visit here. First time was so good, we couldn't wait to return. The man who took our reservation over the phone was unfriendly, curt and rude. I had a special request and he could have cared less. We sat at our table for up to 15 minutes with no water and no bread. The worst part... More 

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Excellent, continental Italian food. Great selection! The Halibut special of the night was absolutely delicious. The waiter was very helpful with out selections. He discussed each item we inquired about. On a Tuesday night the restaurant was almost full by 6. Make a reservation at this popular place.

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Evanston, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Visited Campagnola for the second time on a rainy Friday on short notice. Very warm welcome at the door. Enjoyed halibut special and my wife loved the tagliatelli. All steamy hot, fresh and delicious. The fish had a really nice buerre blanc sauce and the tagliatelli was mushroomy and flavorful. Short but perfectly adequate wine list. The menu is short... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Start with glass of prosecco...then pasta bolognese....radicchio salad......end with featured gelato. Continually wash down with Chianti. Staff was great. Walk 10 miles to burn a few calories. Small, a little loud but worth the noise. Would go again for sure

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Washington State
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This restaurant has consistently good food. I recently had their Lemon Chicken dinner and it is one of the best meals I have ever had. My husband loves any of the pastas he has had over the years. One warning, is that service can be very slow. Last time it was slow enough that we got up and went looking... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Appetizers and dinner were excellent but I was advised not to order one of the desserts but another instead and so I did. The dessert that was suggested was extremely disappointing and was ridiculously small to boot. I said exactly what I thought of this dessert after my one bite to both the head waiter and the owner. Neither apologized... More 

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Additional Information about Campagnola

Address: 815 Chicago Ave, Evanston, IL 60202-2307
Phone Number: 847-475-6100
Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Evanston
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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