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Caffe de Luca

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7427 W Madison St, Forest Park, IL 60130
(708) 366-9200
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 6
    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Very Nice

It was a little chilly so we did not want to sit outside. However, we could sit a few tables back and still have a sense of dining outside as most of the front is open. There is a large bar and appropriate Italian decorations. The service was good and the portions very large. We enjoyed the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Martin R
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Buchanan, Michigan
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Buchanan, Michigan
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

It was a little chilly so we did not want to sit outside. However, we could sit a few tables back and still have a sense of dining outside as most of the front is open. There is a large bar and appropriate Italian decorations. The service was good and the portions very large. We enjoyed the Eggplant Parmesan and... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I stopped here for takeout lunch. A friend recommended the caffe after trying their turkey panini. As I approached the restaurant, I was impressed with their outdoor seating. It seemed like an enjoyable space especially with the sun out on this day. The inside of the restaurant looks like a classy caffe with rustic undertones and a bar area as... More 

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Forest Park, Illinois
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

I have eaten here about a half dozen times and have loved it without fail. The food is delicious and there are always fantastic specials. This place is great for groups and takes reservations. I think the price is appropriate and the service is excellent. This is absolutely one of my neighborhood go-tos.

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We have visited this cozy restaurant several times and always remark on the welcoming staff. The environment is relaxing and entices one to enjoy a glass of wine and bread. The menu is Rich with Chef Pascal Salazar's tasty creations. I always look forward to trying a new dish whether a delicious and healthy salad, soup, pasta, or other entree,... More 

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Lemont, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Had our daughter's wedding rehearsal dinner there this past August. They put out a nice spread which was buffet style. Everyone in attendance was very positive about the food, atmosphere, and service. The bartenders did a nice job also. We used the second floor which has an indoor area as well as an outside area overlooking Madison Street.

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Ocala, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Lovely meal again! Went there tonight with 4 friends, YUM! The service was great, got our drink orders right away and it was crowded. We started with the asparagus wrapped in Prosciutto and Fontanini Cheese, and the fried Calamari, all delicious. The Calamari is fried in a Polenta batter I believe, giving it a really nice flavor. We had the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This cozy little bistro reminds you of the back streets of Italy. Wait staff could not be more accommodating and were most knowledgeable about wine pairings! The swordfish was done to absolute perfection! The flank steak and polenta were superb! The Tiramisu was definitely homemade and the crowning glory of the meal. A moderately priced menu with plenty of options... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

When you see it from the outside, even on a summer day when their are people seated outside, you don't expect what you get when you are pleasantly surprised upon entering the restaurant. The decor is imported from Italy with street lights from Venice over each eating area. The decor is so quaint and does remind me of the narrow... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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50 reviews 50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Ny wife loves this place, I can't stand it. Food is decent, typical faux Italian fare but the service has always been terrible. I dont know who does their customer service training but Willie Dregel should have some input. Just tried to get a party of 30 people in a private room for one night and they can't do it.... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014 via mobile

I decided to try caffe De luca on a fluke and I'm charmed and elegantly so. The atmosphere is classic, staff respectful and welcoming, the wine selection refreshing, prices really reasonable and the food! Oh the food! .I had salmon & mussels, with spinach, tomatoes and mushrooms and tasted the sea in every bite. It was absolutely wonderful, fresh and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7427 W Madison St, Forest Park, IL 60130
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
  • Phone Number: (708) 366-9200

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?